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 idiosyncracies. 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
Amersham by Night
An evening out with cameras and tri-pods in the old town.
29 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
6 December 2018
Competition 3 - Favourite Photo - Exhibition - Print
13 December 2018
Xmas Social Venue to confirmed.
10 January 2019
First half - Briefing on competition on 14th Feb, Briefing on the Berkhamsted Exhibition
2nd Half - Gather in groups.
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 - Organising your images - develop further the use of collections, face tagging, target collections, using a world map.
2nd Half - tbd
31 January 2019
A practical evening to help members prepare for the exhibition in May
7 February 2019
1st half - mounting prints presentation
2nd half - Nik software - speaker tbc
1st half - a presentation by DIY Framing
• How to match colours and tones to get the best from your picture
• Basics of mount cutting - A demonstration on cutting a mount
• How to make a great quality frame on a budget - The chop service secret!
• Examples of how frame finishes can create a master piece!
The second half will feature a presentation on Nik software, what is available and how to get the best out of
14 February 2019
Competition 4 - Love - Print
21 February 2019
With Wild Arena (www.wildarena.co.uk) – details tbc
28 February 2019
One Camera, One Lens, One Object.
Bring along your camera, lens and object and work solo or in groups to see what can be done in a fun
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.
Additional subject(s) tbc
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
11 April 2019
Competition 6 - Reflections and Silhouettes - Print
25 April 2019
2 May 2019
Competition 7 - Macro - Digital
5 May 2019
Possible Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park.
Date will depend on flowering times in Richmond Park.
9 May 2019
Presentation - Rachael Talibart - Fine Art
Described by “Outdoor Photography Magazine” as one of the best outdoor photographers inn the UK today (June 2016). Her work can be seen at www.rachaeltalibart.com .
16 May 2019
AGM & Prize Giving
23 May 2019
End of season bash. Venue tbc
We normally meet 7:30pm. Thursday evenings (Sept to May)
Baptist Hall, High Street, Tring HP23 4BA
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