Welcome back. Your chance to find out what's been planned for the coming season. You will get to see the images that will represent our club in this season's Southern Fed league. We will get the chance to meet and welcome all our new members.
Street Photography - This will be a fascinating evening presented by Andrew who many of you know from his previous visits to the club. Andrew has a wealth of experience from his time spent as college lecturer and running his photography business.
Internal Print Competition Round 1 - Open - Start the season off well with a judge grabbing image
Practical Demonstrations - Your chance to learn about Pixels principles and resizing images for PDIs & prints. Uploading PDIs for competitions, print mounting, Club flickr sites, etc
Internal PDI Competition Round One Theme – Open - For all those of you who don't want the faff of mounting prints, this is your opportunity to enter the a competition the easy way. This competition has one our favourite judges, Micki Aston. Definitely worth entering to hear Micki's comments on your favourite images.
Wildlife on Your Doorstep - A talk by top wildlife photographer Tom Way
Image Clinic - Your PDI images discussed with suggestions for improvement by our panel of distinguished judges
Camera techniques - Getting it right in the camera - A must for all those still shooting on 'P' for Professional, it's time to set that dial to 'M' for master!
Three Prints on a Theme & Summer Challenge Competitions
Landscapes For All Seasons - Robert Harvey BA ARPS EFIAP CEnv CSci MCIWEM, professional environmental scientist, photographer, horticulturist, writer and speaker
Internal Print Competition Round Two Theme – Street Photography - You've had the talk, got the inspiration, now let’s see your results please
Ten minutes of Fame - An opportunity for members to show their favourite images, styles of photography or any other photography based talk
Christmas Social with AV show
Bring and Buy Sale/Auction and social - Get sociable have a chat, browse all the equipment for sale, get rid of that old DSLR with its mirror!
Southern Fed. League Competition – PDIs - Come and see the images from the other clubs in our PDI league, see what we are up against.
Second Round Internal PDI competition Theme – Street Photography - You've had the talk, got the inspiration, now let’s see your results. It's PDI's this time!
Get Creative – Members PDI images created from a set of supplied images - Lets see your creativity, have a go, give it a try. Photoshop for ever!
Find out how to take the mystique out of using your flashgun. Want to know how it works and the best way to use it!
Urban Exploration to Fine Art: A photographic Journey. This promises to be a fascinating evening. Viveca Koh ARPS specialises in Fine Art Photography and Digital Image Manipulation/Photo Illustration, and her favourite subject to photograph is abandoned buildings.
Please see website for further information.
Southern Fed. League Competition – Prints - come and see the images from the other clubs in our Print league, see how we are doing against the competition!
Third Round Internal Print competition Theme – Open - It’s completely open, submit what ever takes your fancy, nudes, pets, abstract, pictorial, the worlds your oyster.
Third round Internal PDI competition Theme – Open - let’s see what variation we can have, monochrome, landscapes, pictorial, grungy old men!
Photoshop Demonstration - Layers & some uses of layers. How I make my composite images in Photoshop
Fourth Round Internal Print competition Theme – Dusk to Dawn. Photographs of any kind, urban or rural which should be taken from 1 hour before sunset to 1 hour after sunrise.
Image Clinic 'Images from 2 mile radius of home'. Submit your images and see what our distinguished panel of club judges have to say about them, the good, the bad and the ugly.
Annual Competition First Round – Selection, lets hope it is as exciting as last year.
The Lightroom Develop Module & Macro Photography Martin will run through the Lightroom Develop Module showing how to use the panels to develop your images from RAW. The second half of the evening will be on Macro Photography run by Roger, with a little help for other members
Fourth Round Internal PDI competition Theme – Dusk to Dawn. Lots of opportunity if you just look. Photographs of any kind, urban or rural which should be taken from 1 hour before sunset to 1 hour after sunrise.
JPCR Competition. Joint Photographic Clubs of Reading, come and see what the other local clubs are up to.
Local Photo Outing (Wokingham Photo Treasure Hunt). A very sociable evening usually followed by a curry and ten pints of lager!
Annual Competition – judging, commentary & final awards - the winners and the losers.
Mastering Portrait Photography Paul Wilkinson FMPA FBIPP FSWPP. Learn how to do it properly. MPA UK Bridal Image of the Year 2014. MPA UK Lifestyle and Location Portrait Photographer of the Year 2014. Partner Photographer to Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons and the Crazy Bear Group
Lightroom Plug-ins Find out about some of the pug-ins available for Lightroom and how they can be used to edit your images.
Show and discuss Wokingham Photo Treasure Hunt images. See the results of that very sociable evening on 5th May.
Annual General Meeting and awards ceremony.
Walkabout and/or Social Evening Out. Same venue as last year, lets hope the weather is as good.
Rodney & Dawn
Andrew Mills. MA. MEd. CertEd. C&G(Dist). ARPS. LBIPP.
Alan Colegrave ARPS
Martin, John, Dawn & Wayne
Micki Aston CPAGB
Roger & Martin
Caroline Colgate - ARPS
Peter Orr - LRPS
Martin & Brian
Dennis Orchard f(hon)SWPP.
ABIPP. ALPE. AMPA. ARPS. GrSWPP
Kerto & Rodney
Panel, Chris, Andrew & Chris
Martin & Roger + others
Ruari Cumming ARPS
Chris, Andrew & Chris
The £5 visitors fee, for guest speakers, will apply on the following dates:-
17th September 2015
15th October 2015
19th November 2015
11th February 2016
19th May 2016