Programme for 2019 to 2020 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.
26 September 2019
First half - General welcome, competitions introduction for the coming season & briefing on competitions and the programme for the season
Second Half - Score a Picture
03 October 2019
Speaker - Paul Mitchell
Presentation by Paul Mitchell based upon his work at Burnham Beeches and the Savernake Forest. In the second half of the presentation, Paul will explain how he processes his images
10 October 2019
Competition 1 - Seasonal Scapes - Print
17 October 2019
Presentation - Stewart Robertson - Why are there so many different types of lenses? And why do some of them cost so flipping much?
Stewart is the owner of "Lenses for Hire" business in Maidenhead. It's basically an illustrated talk about the history of optics, from Euclid via Galileo, Zeiss and Father Ted to the modern day with all the technology (zooms, fast apertures, image stabilisation, nano coating. etc) which we take more-or-less for granted.
24 October 2019
1st Half - Summer Project Presentations
2nd Half -Tonight you are the judge
31 October 2019
Speaker - Damon Guy
Damon will give a presentation on portrait photography and will include a practical session for members to practice their portrait photography skills.
07 November 2019
Workshop - Motion and Movement
14 November 2019
Competition 2 - Square Format - Digital
21 November 2019
Speaker - John Smith on Forensic Photography
The presentation is on 'Forensic Imaging' or 'Forensic Photography' based on John's experiences of working for forensic science providers in the public and private sectors, independently and now in academia. John will set the scene by explaining how images are used in solving crime cases and then talk through a few long-past cases - crime scene searching, documentation, specialist lighting, image processing, then cover some more recent interesting cases.
28 November 2019
1st Half - Park Street de-brief
2nd Half - Techie talk - Second curtain flash, focus stacking, back button focussing, cleaning a camera sensor,….
05 December 2019
Competition 3 - Portraits - Print
12 December 2019
Christmas Social - The Greyhound booked!
09 January 2020
Workshop - Bokeh
Bring along those Christmas lights
16 January 2020
Speaker – Ted Kinsey on producing Large Projects
Ted will explain how, since 2009, he has produced his three major photographic projects. Using monochrome darkroom prints, all three projects resulted in exhibitions – the latest project "Under Tracks" recorded the occupants of London's Railway Arches and concluded with a 96 framed image exhibition in a central London gallery and a prime-time radio interview.
23 January 2020
The first half of the evening will be a presentation on the theme for the 2020-21 season and the competition subjects. Alvin will also explain the solutions to some of the issues various members have had with Dropbox.
The second half will be presentations given by two members who have been given Raw images to process and show before and after results. Peter will conclude the evening with a short demonstration on some of the new techniques he has been using in Lightroom.
30 January 2020
1st Half - Presentation on plans for exhibition on 30th April
2nd Half - Group discussions on subjects for the exhibition
06 February 2020
Competition 4 - Motion & Movement - Digital
13 February 2020
A "think outside the box" workshop which will give you the chance to use your creativity. Leave the grapes at home!!
20 February 2020
Speaker - Luke Massey - Sony Presentation
This is a 2 part talk of 45 minutes or so with a short interval. Sony will be attendance with a couple of their representatives and an array of their equipment for members to try out.
27 February 2020
Rebecca is a local photographer who has built up her business, focussing on her recent work on food photography
The second half will be presentations by 5 members of their favourite/best/memorable photos from 2019.
05 March 2020
Competition 5 - Tell a Story - Print
12 March 2020
Opposition this year will be Hemel and Chesham
19 March 2020
Night time photography in Berkhamsted
Venues will include the station for night time images of trains coming through the station.
26 March 2020
Diane will be speaking on Photo Restoration - Ancient and Modern. This will include a live digital demo using Photoshop on repairing and restoring photos with tips, tricks and techniques.
02 April 2020
Competition 6 - Paths, Pathways and Roads - Digital
16 April 2020
Speaker - Ivor Porter
Ivor will be speaking about the wildlife and landscapes he has photographed in autumn and winter in the Yellowstone and Grand Tetons National parks in the USA.
23 April 2020
Review of Challenge 1 – Frozen – (supported by Simon Turnbull)
30 April 2020
Review of the Exhibition images using digital – Alvin will convene this.
07 May 2020
Fun Quiz – An opportunity to pop the bottle of bubbly and join us for a fun quiz - Peter is organising this.
14 May 2020
Review of Challenge 2 – Collections - (Supported by Derya Ertugrul)
21 May 2020
AGM and announcement of Prizes
We normally meet 7:30pm. Thursday evenings (Sept to May)
Baptist Hall, High Street, Tring HP23 4BA
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