Programme

This is the Programme of events from the 10th September 2020 through to December 2020.

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Portishead Camera Club 2020-2021 Programme

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Date

Meeting Type

Description

1

10/09/2020

Zoom Meeting

Zoom Introduction and Wildlife Images

Roy Jacobson DPAGB CPAGB

2

17/09/2020

Zoom Meeting

Wildlife Images

Paul Ruddock CPAGB

3

24/09/2020

Zoom Meeting

UK Wildlife and Underwater Photography

Cate Barrow


Brecon based Cate is a keen wildlife watcher, scuba diver & photographer of macro, underwater & wildlife, combining this with her role as Director of an Agri-environmental company.

4

01/10/2020

Hall Meeting

Recorded Lecture – People, Portraits and Pachyderms

Adrian Lines MPAGB FPE ARPS

Portraits: interesting characters. Pachyderms: altered Reality...better than the real thing? Creative Images showing transitions from original photo to finished image. 45min shows x2.

Closing Date - Competition Number 1 (Digital Only (General and Nature Sections) NO PRINTS)

5

08/10/2020

Zoom Meeting

Outdoor Photography Under Lockdown or By The Sea

Robert Harvey BA ARPS EFIAP

Beaches, cliffs, sea stacks, lighthouses, castles and storms require effective use of seasonal light and tides. Techniques discussed - different shutter speeds, stitching panoramas & capturing HDR.

6

15/10/2020

Zoom Meeting

Club Competition Number 1

Judge - Huw Alban

7

22/10/2020

Newsletter by Email
Zoom Meeting

Club Newsletter Week

Images contributed by members on a theme or topic and distributed via a newsletter.

Ol Pejeta Conservancy Kenya

Glyn Edmunds

Now semi-retired as a photographer Glyn enjoys all aspects, genres of photography, but particularly studio & African Wildlife, working with his conservancy & Classic Journeys safaris.

8

29/10/2020

Zoom Meeting

A Search for Focus Successes

Leigh Woolford AWPG EFIAP DPAGB BPE3 FWPF Hon Charity

An Honorary Fellow of the Welsh Photographic Federation for his service. Leigh got serious in photographing F1. Today he will try anything but landscapes particularly Iceland are a current passion.

9

05/11/2020

Zoom Meeting

Recorded FIAP Lecture with Discussions – 500 Images

500 photographs, submitted by PAGB applicants for FIAP Distinctions, from AFIAP to EFIAP Diamond3. (Pictures & music run time 35min x 2)

10

12/11/2020

Zoom Meeting

A to Z of Imaging

Dave Russell AFIAP

From Achilles to Zoom, Dave takes people pictures, landscapes, natural history and more, with a variety of straight shots and more creative images.

Closing Date - Competition Number 2 (Digital Only (General and Nature Sections) NO PRINTS)

11

19/11/2020

Zoom Meeting

From the other side of the fence

Vin Scothern DPAGB AFIAP BPE5 PPSA


Vin's presentation features sports photography (a passion) and a selection of his other images. Outside work, this photographer for Loughborough University and previously the RAF, has a passion for sports and the landscapes of the Peak district.

12

26/11/2020

Zoom Meeting

Club Competition Number 2

Judge - Mike Dales ARPS CPAGB

13

03/12/2020

Zoom Meeting

Out of the dark (history of still life and still life)

Simon Caplan LRPS

Simon's take on creative Table Top photography supported by tips and techniques and a history of the art of table top - its place in photography

14

10/12/2020

Zoom Meeting

Street Photography

Ian Boulton

Images and discussion on street photography

17/12/2020

No Meeting

24/12/2020

No Meeting

31/12/2020

No Meeting

04/01/2021

Entry opens for WCPF Members Exhibition

Open for entries WCPF Members Exhibition - for 2021 DPI images only (new or changed entries). See WCPF website for details. All club members may enter.

07/01/2021

Outdoor Meeting

NIGHT OUT AT MARINA - reflections & street life

Practical night out focussing on low light, story-telling & seeing photographically.

THIS IS NOW CANCELLED

15

14/01/2021

Zoom Meeting

Cheltenham International Salon 2020

Richard McCleery AFIAP

Highlights of the accepted images 2019 with commentary on running an international Salon, judging processes, expected standards & how to enter. Features photo harmony by Martin Fry FRPS APAGB EFIAP/b AV-AFIAP.

Closing Date for the Theme Competition - Togetherness

16

21/01/2021

Zoom Meeting

Landscape & People; or Working on a Theme

John Tilsey ARPS DPAGB APAGB

Photospeed sponsored John will explore how working on projects can provide a new excitement; & challenge you to think more about what & how you photograph; try new skills & develop a photographic style.

17

28/01/2021

Zoom Meeting

Club Theme Competition - Topic "Togetherness"

Judge - Angela Rendell AFIAP

January Newsletter Week

18

04/02/2021

Zoom Meeting

An Evening with CTP

Colin Trow-Poole FRPS MPAGB FIPF

Projected version of Colin's Print Panel work including colour & monochrome featuring abstracts, environmental images, people India & more.

07/02/2021

Presumed Zoom

WCPF Digital Projected Image Club (DPIC) competition

Judges -Brian Swinyard ARPS DPAGB EFIAP/b, Graham Walton DPAGB & Rod Wheelans MPAGB HonPAGB MFIAP FIPF

19

11/02/2021

Zoom Meeting

5 by 10

Host - Nigel Power LRPS


10 members each have 10 minutes to present 5 images.

Closing Date for Competition Number 3

13/02/2021

Closing date for the WCPF Knightshayes Trophy competition "Togetherness"

20

18/02/2021

Zoom Meeting

Exploring the Landscape

Nick Jenkins ARPS AWPF

Taking us through the landscapes of Wales, Nick will invite discussion & explain what he planned to achieve in the images, thru use of filters, camera settings.

21

25/02/2021

Zoom Meeting

Club Competition 3

judge - Steve Hallam LRPS

February Newsletter Week

22

04/03/2021

Zoom Meeting

From 60 degrees North

Oliver Smart

Northern latitudes, an attractive if extreme prospect for nature photographers with a diversity of predators & breeding species amongst the beauty of winter landscapes.

06/03/2021

Presumed Zoom

Knighthayes Trophy judge & Keynote speaker

Chris Palmer FRPS DPAGB APAGB EFIAP

Judging of the competition (theme Togetherness) held at Bovey Tracey, but perhaps by Zoom. For updates see WCPF website. Chris Palmer is a Photospeed sponsored photographer & RPS Fine Art Panel assessor who visited our club in 2019.

WCPF closing date for Members' Exhibition entries

23

11/03/2021

Zoom Meeting

Working with Textures

Jane Lazenbury BA(hons) Fine Art, QTFE(2), ASEA, LRPS, CPAGB, BPE3, EFIAP, LMPA

Jane's journey from a professional portrait painter to a fine art photographer taking in a few distinctions on the way. Visually rich presentation with a healthy dose of horses! And a step by step guide to creating textures.

24

18/03/2021

Zoom Meeting

Looking Local

Chris Shepherd

Chris is the Location Editor & Moderator for the UK's leading photography website ePHOTOzine, & member of The Painting with Light Society - top landscape photographers from across East Anglia.

Closing Date for Competition Number 4

25

25/03/2021

Zoom Meeting

5 by 10

Host - Nigel Power LRPS


Members have 10mins to share 5 images of interest: perhaps their own images, perhaps images by photographers that have inspired their photography.

March Newsletter Week

01/04/2021

Zoom Meeting

The Art of Travel Photography

Chris Upton ARPS Fujifilm Brand Ambassador

A must see lecture featuring images from around the world and packed with hints & tips on technique, equipment and preparation this presentation will really help you to improve your travel photography.

26

08/04/2021

Zoom Meeting

Club Competition 4

judge: Sandie Cox ARPS DPAGB

27

15/04/2021

Zoom Meeting

My Restless Lens

Keith Snell Keith Snell PhD EFIAP EPSA LRPS

Covers the broad range of Keith's fine art work: wildlife, figurative, abstract, &impressionist landscape. Based in the Lake District he loves capturing the wonderful detail & landscapes, as well as travelling further afield.

April Newsletter Week

28

22/04/2021

Zoom Meeting

Recorded Lecture WCPF exhibition & competition winners

Members Evening

02/05/2021

WCPF Members Exhibition opens at Bovey Tracy

29

29/04/2021

Zoom Meeting

Astro photography & Timelapse

Alyn Wallace

Looking to capture your first Milky Way photo but have no idea where to start? Alyn brings fantastic dark sky images & insights from his sell out astrophotography workshops in the Brecon Beacons & beyond; & can answer Lightroom questions.

Closing Date for End of Season Competitions

30

06/05/2021

Workshop

AWT Nature Reserve

Outdoor Meeting (Nature)

Practical night out focussing on story-telling & seeing photographically. Tickenham Ridge AWT NR.

May Newsletter Week

31

13/05/2021

Meeting

AGM

Meeting at Folk hall (currently limit 25 members) To Be Confirmed

32

20/05/2021

Meeting

End of Season Folio, Bing White and Picture Board Competitions

judges: Sue Akerstrom LRPS & Charles Akerstrom LRPS CPAGB

01/06/2021

Club Season Winners Newsletter