Tring Camera Club

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!

Christmas Break
January 2019

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

3-Way competition

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

Easter Break

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

Please note that all these are subject to change – we try to find a balance between planning ahead and being flexible to meet needs expressed by members. We may also add events at weekends or other evenings.  

We normally meet 7:30pm. Thursday evenings (Sept to May)

Baptist Hall, High Street, Tring HP23 4BA


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