All activities and dates may be subject to change due to external factors, including Covid regulations.
14th September – Back to basics, the essentials of photography, an introduction to taking better photographs. Session leader John Simmonds
Please can we have your summer pictures for next week’s meeting by the end of Sunday 19th
21st September – Presentation of the 2021-2022 programme up to the end of 2021. Your summer pictures (part 1): show and tell of member’s photographs taken during our summer break. Session leader Lee Hargreaves who will be providing more essential tips and tricks.
28th September – My life in photography, presentation by Jen Perrin. Your summer pictures (part 2): show and tell of member’s photographs taken during our summer break. Session leader Lee Hargreaves
5th October – Start of our first Merit subject, Sports and Action photography. Presentation by Lee Hargreaves. Session leader Ron Tillyer
12th October – Field trip, taking good action photos. We shall be visiting a venue to practice taking action photographs. Session leaders – your committee.
Please submit your action photographs for next week’s critique by midnight Saturday 16th. Please note now that we are ‘live’ again you may submit up to 3 photographs in both the Merit and Own Choice categories
19th October – Sports and Action photography critique – reviewing your photographs. Session leader TBA
26th October – BREAK
2nd November – BREAK – All photographs for the upcoming Merit competition to be submitted by midnight Friday 5th November
9th November – Judging of our first Merit competition. Judge Agnès Depasse. Session leader John Simmonds
16th November – Selecting a logo for the group. Photo editing using our selected free editor – Photoscape X. Session leader Lee Hargreaves
23rd November – Start of our second Merit subject – Blue. Presentation on how to use monochrome to best effect with the emphasis on blue. Presentation and session leader John Simmonds
30th November – Match the Photo competition. A fun competition between two teams. Details to follow. Please submit your photographs for next week’s critique by midnight Saturday 4th December
7th December – Blue critique - reviewing your photographs. Session leader Lynda Lawlor. Please submit your photographs for next week’s merit competition by midnight Friday 10th December
14th December – Judging of the Blue Merits competition. Judge Hayley Jay Daniels
14th December – Christmas Dinner
21st December – TBA
28th December – BREAK
15th February - Abingdon annual competition