|Programme 2019 - 2020
Venue and map - all club meetings are held at the Devizes Sports Club on Tuesdays at 7-30 for a prompt 7-45pm start - meetings at other venues and on other days of the week are marked.
Members pay £2 - 50 per evening attended. Non-members may attend as guests for up to three meetings on payment of £2 - 50 per meeting, except for events marked * in the programme which are £5 for non-members, of which £3 is refundable on joining the club.
Groups - the Landscape Group meets on the 1st. Thursday of the month
Competitions - please check before entering club competitions for information and rules.
|Dates for your Diary|
|Sunday 1st - Saturday 28th
Biennial Print Exhibition The Wiltshire Heritage Museum, Devizes
The exhibition will be opened on 1st September when the judge will announce the awards
Members and the public are all welcome to the event
There are two awards -
The Derek Parker Trophy which will be awarded to the best print Image taken in Wiltshire and the Leaze Cottage Trophy for the best overall print. The judge for the exhibition will be Ralph Snook, ARPS, EFIAP/b, DPAGB
All members in the 2018/2019 season are able to enter up to 4 images and these will be displayed and hung in the exhibition gallery at the museum for the duration of the exhibition. Members - please see Competitions for details.
|Please note - there is a £5 charge for non members for presentations marked * (£3 refundable on joining the club)|
|3||Start of the 2019-2020 season
'What Makes a Good Photograph?' *
We start the new season with Andrew Mills, who presents an alternative view to the accepted norms of club photography. Looking at many other styles of photography and what made great photographs historically. Looking at composition, lighting and subject matter and examples to stimulate new ideas.
|10||The Landscape Group Presents......
Robert Harvey ARPS EFIAP will present his talk on ‘Landscape Photography in Autumn’, followed by a showing of a selection of images from the Landscape Group’s activities over the last year.
Collection of entries for Projected Image Competition 1: Open (please see COMPETITIONS for details on preparing images for club competitions)
|17||'Visions of Silence: Chernobyl 32 years on' *
32 years after the worlds worst nuclear accident Welsh photographer Graham Harries documents the forbidden zone of Chernobyl with his camera.
Homes, schools & streets were left at a moments notice and now sit empty frozen in time.
|24||Results of Projected Image Competition 1: Open
Judge: Sandie Cox ARPS DPAGB
Collection of entries for Annual Nature Competitions (Projected Image and Print) See COMPETITIONS for Nature rules
||'Creating Stunning Star Trails" and "Astrophotography Highlights' *
Mary McIntyre takes us through creating star trails, covering everything you need to know from camera settings, framing, shooting & stacking the data, image processing and finally how to turn those images into stunning time-lapse videos.website
||‘Post Processing Images’
Dave Gray will give us another of one of his very helpful talks on aspects of photo post processing using Photoshop and Lightroom.
||Results of Nature Competitions:
• Nature Print competition
• Nature Projected Image competition
Judge: Victoria Hillman
Collection of entries for Projected Image Competition 2: Open
||'Pushing the Bounderies in Wildlife Photography' *
How home-built remote control photography systems enabled Paul Colley win major awards for images of river life, birds and bats, including the bat image that won the British Wildlife Photography Awards.
||'From Here to Eternity' *
Paul Keene FRPS MPAGB EFIAP/p MFIAP covers a wide range of photography set to popular music. It starts with a few relatively simple AVs of a familiar subjects before
range of photography set to popular music. It starts with a moving to more remote locations like Australia and Tibet,and ending with a creative AV that is literally out of this World covering “Life, the Universe, and Everything”!
||Results of Projected Image Competition 2: Open
Judge: Penny Piddock
Collection of Entries for Print Competition 1: Open (see COMPETITIONS for details about entering prints)
Our very own Steve Burgess will take us through the creation of superb macro images, including demonstrating his very own computer controlled macro rig.
||'Shooting People and Other Stuff" *
Mike Martin shows us a selection of prints charting his journey in portrait photography, and some creative portraits. He goes on to deconstruct a few images to show how these images are put together and techniques used. His aim is to inspire people and encourage them to think outside the box and create something unique.
|Calne Multi-Club Annual Digital Battle.
Ten local clubs submit Projected Images for this annual Battle, hosted by Calne Camera Club at the Lansdown Hall,Derry Hill, starting at 7.30p
||Results of Print Competition 1: Open
Judge: Tony Byram EFIAP ARPS AWPF DPAGB
Collection of entries for the Annual Monochrome Print and Projected Image competitions
|3||'Every Step I Take' *
Heidi Stewart will take you on her landscape journey to different parts of the UK and Iceland. We will be visiting Anglesey, West Cornwall, Northumberland, the Highlands of Scotland, Southern/South East Regions of Iceland and many more!
||Results of Monochrome Competitions
• Monochrome Print competition
• Monochrome Projected Image competition
Judge: Ginny Campbell ARPS
Collection of entries for the Christmas Knock Out Maximum of six projected images per member please.
|| No Meeting
A very Merry Christmas to all our members
|| No Meeting
Wishing all our members a prosperous and successful New Year.
|| 'Beyond the Summit' *
A Fellowship of the RPS represents, for many, a photographers Everest - something to aspire to; our speaker, Chris Palmer FRPS PAGB APAGB EFIAP, has done just that. The question then arises as to what one does now?
Chris discusses the new challenges he has set himself, the decisions he’s made, and the photographic directions he is taking in in his current work.
We take the opportunity to showcase superb AVs from the Western Counties Photographic Federation 2019 competition.
Collection of entries for the Annual Landscape Competitions (Projected Image and Print) See COMPETITIONS for rules
||'From Psychologist to Photographic Artist' *
From the day Kirsteen Titcherner discovered Photoshop and its inherent opportunities for image manipulation she became completely hooked on photography.
Her journey takes her from psychologist to pet photography to award winning photographic artist.
She’ll cover some of her techniques, her inspirations, and how psychology and observation inspire her work.
|28||Studio Portrait Evening
No less than Kyra Wilson will take us through the practical aspects of setting up a studio portrait shoot.
||Results of Landscape Competitions:
• Landscape Print competition
• Landscape Projected Image competition
Judge: John Tilsley ARPS APAGB DPAGB
Collection of entries for AV and Creative Competitions. Please see COMPETITIONS for more information
|Western Counties Photographic Federation Digital Projected Image Competition (DPIC).
Tickets available in advance for this competition against clubs from across the western counties, to be held in Exeter.
See WCPF website
||'That's Not a Landscape Photograph!' *
Huw Alban takes apart the common themes and assumptions associated with landscape photographs and photography, and portray them with a fresh perspective.
In doing so he’ll lean heavily on his own experience, the events that occasionally unfolded during his workshops and, of course,those interesting conversations you have after camera club competition evenings.
|(Date tbc) Multi-club Print Battle
and lecture at the Lakeside Centre, Warminster. 1.00pm for 1.30pm start.
||'English Wildlife - Spring and Summer' *
David Kjaer will be showing a superb selection of birds, mammal,amphibians, butterflies, dragonflies and other insects, aswell as our resident reptiles that one might expect to see in a typical English Spring and Summer.
|| Results of Audiovisual and Creative Competitions
Judge: Diana Neale
Collection of entries for Print Competition 2: Open
||Members' Speed Critique
We invite a number of our members to bring in a selection of their images, while the rest of the members split into groups and spend 10 minutes giving feedback on a set of images before moving on to the next set.
A great way to learn more about your fellow members.
||Change to the Programme - Speaker tbc
||Results of Print Competition 2: Open
Judge: Beryl Heaton
Collection of entries for Projected Image Competition 3: Open
||'Sports Photography' *
Nicki Douglas-Lee talks on capturing the passion, the intensity and the art of movement in the one genre that encapsulates all of these elements - Sports Photography.
Entries for the 'Projected Image League' Please enter three sets each of five images on a theme. See COMPETITIONS for details
||'Travels Towards the Edge' *
Sue O’Connell ARPS EFIAP/p DPAGB BPE 5* & Peter Brisley ARPS DPAGB BPE 1* take us to more out-of-the-way people and places - from camel herders in the Gobi Desert and eagle hunters in the far west of Mongolia, to the nomadic peoples of Gujarat, plus a visit to the world’s largest wetland, the Pantanal of Brazil.
Sue - website Peter - website
|14||Projected Image League - our Annual Competition for the Hewitt Cup.
Please enter three sets each of five images on a theme, to be judged by members present on the evening.
||'The Sea and Me' *
Roger Crocombe ARPS presents an illustrated talk that is all about his love for the shoreline, with its many moods and colours, photographed from his base on the West Sussex coast over two years.
Using various photography techniques he explores this ever-changing environment and how the same scene can change so dramatically in sympathy with the wind, tide and sky.
||'What Aperture for Antarctica?' *
A once in a lifetime trip to the Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica provides a wealth of photographic opportunities.
Josh Cooper will give an illustrated talk about his recently completed trip and will explain how he photographed this amazing corner of the southern hemisphere.
|| Print & Projected Image of the Year competitions
The best of the 2019-20 season.
Judge: Ralph Snook ARPS EFIAP
||Ladies vs Gents Battle
A gentle competition between genders at the club.
|19||Annual General Meeting and Awards
Annual Social Event
Venue to be announced nearer the time