Programme for 2018 to 2019 season
We normally meet at Baptist Hall on Thursdays at 7:30pm.Sometimes we visit other locations/other times and this is noted in the list below: Click here for a downloadable PDF version to print
20 September 2018
First half - General welcome, competitions introduction for the coming season & briefing on exhibition in Berkhamsted.
Second Half - Overview of 2018/19 programme and image evaluation.
The first half will be the general introduction to members (new and returning) plus any announcements. In addition there will be a briefing on the competitions for this season and the plans for the exhibition in Berkhamsted in March 2019The second half will a short presentation on the programme for this year and evaluation of a number of images from club members.
27 September 2018
1st Half - Presentation - A Lady in Fleet Street 2nd Half - Images from Summer Project inspired by Simon Turnbull.
1st half - a presentation by Deborah Brady who worked her way to become the picture editor of a leading national daily newspaper. She will speak for about an hour and bring along many of the items she used during her time in Fleet Street photographic career.
2nd half - Images taken by members during the summer project
4 October 2018
Learning - an evening led by Peter Cox, supported by other members, explaining the various options available for learning about photography in its broadest sense
This will contain an overview of the many learning opportunities available and put in context the learning theme for the year. Peter will introduce other members whom will all have the same brief: Why did I choose this learning opportunity and What did I learn from it…." Various members will talk about their experience of: Workshop / Photocrowd / MeetUP / LRPS / A Project / etc
7 October 2018
Dancers end - Macro Photography.
Our first weekend day out at a local venue.
11 October 2018
Presentation "What Judges are Looking For" - Julia Cleaver
The first half of the evening is a presentation outlining the key areas to consider when entering a competition.
The second half is more interactive. Members will be encouraged to make constructive observations/comments on images based upon the first half of the evening. Members can also bring along examples of their own for comment.
18 October 2018
Competition 1 - Scapes with a twist - Print
Competition 1 - Scapes with a twist - Print
25 October 2018
This is an inter-club competition with a difference. We will welcome members from Hemel Hempstead and Chesham Camera Clubs and spend the evening trying to match images each of which will have their own idiosyncrasies. This should be a really good fun evening.
1 November 2018
Presentation - Daniel Bridge - Macro
This talk will look at equipment, use of flash, techniques and will be very interactive so questions and comments are very much encouraged. There is an emphasis on not having to spend too much, if anything, to get a decent close up image on a variety of subjects.
8 November 2018
1st half - Club member presentations and update on Berkhamsted exhibition.
2nd half - Park Street competition de-brief.
1st Half - A presentation by Steve Murphy and Sarah on using drones in photography followed by an update on the Berkhamsted exhibition. Lastly there will be quick briefs ahead of Amersham night out and club exhibition on 6th December.
2nd Half - Park Street competition de-brief
15 November 2018
Competition 2 - "3" or "Three" - Digital
22 November 2018
Presentation - Sarah Kelman - 10,000 miles of ocean
In November 2012, Sarah Kelman and her family embarked on their vintage yacht, to participate in the Panerai Transat Classique, a race for similar vessels, from Portugal to Barbados. Having completed the transatlantic event, they cruised onwards through the Caribbean and the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. Sarah will share with us their experiences of life at sea, illustrated by her photographic record of the people and wildlife encountered, both on and under the ocean
29 November 2018
1st Half – Competition subjects for 2019 Announced.
2nd Half – How we selected for 3-way Comp plus Xmas ideas…
First Half - Competition Team will announce the subjects for the 2019 season of competitions so you can start planning and building stock. We will then review a few of the subjects and discuss different approaches and the advantages of early planning.
Second Half - We’ll share the planning, strategy and selection process for how we approached the 3 way competition – and discuss learnings for the future. To end the evening, Suzanne will then help us think about how we can use our photographic skills for preparing super Christmas presents.
6 December 2018
Competition 3 - Favourite Photo - Exhibition - Print
13 December 2018
The Greyhound Wigginton
10 January 2019
First half - Briefing on competition on 14th Feb, Briefing on the Berkhamsted Exhibition
Second Half - Gather in groups.
Reminders for the second half of the season.
17 January 2019
Presentation - Paul Mitchell - The Seeing Eye
Paul talks about looking beyond the obvious and includes exploring details, textures and shapes found in both nature and man-made objects. He will explain various creative techniques such as intentional camera movement multiple exposures through to the use of creative lenses and filters.
24 January 2019
1st Half - Mounting Prints presentation by All About Framing
2nd Half - Selections and Healing tools in Photoshop
The first half presentation will cover how to match colours and tones, basics of mount cutting and how to make a great quality frame on a budget. The second half will include a presentation by Mike on the use and effects of colour filters and a presentation by Sarah, Steve and Steven on how the images for the 3-way competition were selected.
31 January 2019
7 February 2019
Printing with Confidence –
A presentation from David Lowe, an ambassador for Permajet Paper.
In this presentation, David will cover basics of colour management, why and how to calibrate your monitor, choosing your paper and profiling your chosen paper. David will bring along equipment to include practical demonstrations to explain the subject.
14 February 2019
Competition 4 - Love - Print
21 February 2019
A practical evening to help members prepare for the competition in March
28 February 2019
A practical workshop to help members prepare for the competition in early May
7 March 2019
Presentation - Basics of Digital Audio-Visual - Les Spitz
Workshop explaining the making of digital AV with examples of techniques used and the finished product.
14 March 2019
Competition 5 - Abstract - Digital
18-30 March 2019
Club exhibition at Upstairs Gallery, Berkhamsted
21 March 2019
First half - My best 3 2018 images
Second Half - Presentation on Judging by Peter
First half - club members will be invited to show their 3 favourite images taken any time in 2018.
Second half - Peter will give a presentation on his recent successful training and assessment to become a judge for photographic competitions
28 March 2019
Presentation - Peter Greenway - Photographing for the National Trust - Trials and Tribulations
The presentation looks at how they use images for marketing, social media and printed documents the messages they want to deliver. The images shown are mainly from Waddesdon Manor, Chastleton House and Ashdown House
4 April 2019
1st half - Processing skills and changes to the club constitution
2nd half - Creative Image Processing
1st half - Short presentations on Focus Stacking and proposed changes to the club constitution ahead of the AGM on 16th May
2nd half - Pairs of people will be given images to process and present the results - Pairs of people will be given images to process and present the results
11 April 2019
Competition 6 - Reflections and Silhouettes - Print
25 April 2019
Evening out at Ivinghoe Beacon
2 May 2019
Competition 7 - Macro - Digital
5 May 2019
Possible Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park.
9 May 2019
Presentation - Rachael Talibart - Fine Art
Rachael is an award winning photographer having won prizes and commendations in Landscape Photographer of the Year competitions. Her portfolios can be seen at https://www.rachaeltalibart.com/
16 May 2019
AGM & Prize Giving
23 May 2019
End of season bash.
We normally meet 7:30pm. Thursday evenings (Sept to May)
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