Programme Original

Programme 2015/16

Meetings are on Thursday and normally start at 7.30 for 8pm.
The fee for visitors is £2, except for meetings where there is a guest speaker, when it will be £5. See the foot of this page for full details,                                                                                                                            
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September
10th



17th


24th
October

1st


8th



15th

22nd

November
5th


12th

19th


26th

December
3rd


10th


January 2016
7th


14th


21st


28th



February
4th


11th



18th


25th


March
3rd


10th

17th


24th

April

7th

14th



21st


28th

May
5th

12th

19th



26th

June
2nd

9th

16th

Chairman’s Welcome
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!



Flash Photography
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



Tom Way

Club Participation


Roger & Martin


Kevin Herbert

Robert Harvey


Alan Copeland


Phil Blanchard






Committee


Caroline Colgate - ARPS


Peter Orr - LRPS


Club Judges




Martin & Brian


Mark Buckley-Sharp


Dennis Orchard f(hon)SWPP.
ABIPP. ALPE. AMPA. ARPS. GrSWPP



Kerto & Rodney


Club Judges



Panel, Chris, Andrew & Chris

Martin & Roger + others



Chris Hutchinson


Ruari Cumming ARPS


Members

Chris, Andrew & Chris

Members


Martin

Committee

Members