bideford camera club, camera club north devon

Bideford Camera Club - Current programme

bideford camera club, camera club north devon

Header image: Instow Reflections by member Tony Coleman

Our programme from 18th Spetember 2018 to 23rd April 2019

Tuesday 18th September 2018

ENROLMENT

A relaxed introduction evening for FAQ’s,
last seasons images and questionnaire.

Welcome to…

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Tuesday 25th September 2018

PRESENTATION

Print mounting
by Jim Richards

Mounting prints is easier than you think. Jim tells us all we need to know for displaying prints at home or entering competitions.

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Tuesday 2nd October 2018

SPEAKER

'A judges eye view'
By Tina Smith & Mac Chivers

Having recently completed a regional course, two of our own members explain what judging really entails and dispel the myths on this very interesting subject.

Submit images for 'Open DPi' competition.

Tuesday 9th October 2018

WORKSHOP

'Turn your camera on'
by Mac Chivers

A club photography practical. Mac will be taking us through some basic
but very important steps to get the best out of our cameras.
Then it's your turn!

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Tuesday 16th October 2018

COMPETITION - OPEN DPi

Our guest judge for the evening will be
Peter Hyett ARPS

Last years winning entry: 'Rufous Tailed Hummingbird' by Tim Hearn

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Tuesday 23rd October 2018

SPEAKER

'When the Well Runs Dry'
by Ken Holland - www.lowenna.co.uk

Ideas and projects for when you run out of inspiration.

Tuesday 30th October 2018

WORKSHOP

'Making an Audio Visual presentation (AV)'
by Tony Howells

Tony will share his skills in producing this popular
method of presenting images.

Submit images for 'Set Subject COLOUR' competition.

Tuesday 6th November 2018

MEMBERS SLIDESHOW

'My top 10'

Members talk us through favourite images that they have taken.

Tuesday 13th November 2018

COMPETITION - SET SUBJECT - COLOUR

Our guest judge for the evening will be
Peter Fry ARPS,DPAGB, BPE3*

A colourful entry from last year: 'Orange Rose' by Steve Carsons

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Tuesday 20th November 2018

SPEAKER

'Nature Photography & Ecology'
by Andrew McCarthy ARPS - www.andrewmccarthyphotography.com

Andrew is an Exeter-based photographer as well as a
professional ecologist

Tuesday 27th November 2018

MEMBERS EVENING

'Critique'

There is always room for improvement and this is your chance to get
that all-important feedback on your images.

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Submit images for 'Black & White' competition.

Tuesday 4th December 2018

SPEAKER

'Earning Awards'
by Malcolm Jenkin EFIAP/d1, GMPSA/b , CPAGB and BPE 3*
website showing recent work

I have been taking photographs for over 50 years, I enjoy many genres and
am always keen to embrace new techniques. I have been working towards various awards

Image: Malcolm Jenkin

Tuesday 11th December 2018

COMPETITION - BLACK & WHITE

Our guest judge for the evening will be
John Kelly

Last years winning entries:
'The Barrier' by Tina Smith & 'Instow Reflections' by Tony Coleman

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bideford camera club, camera club north devon

Tuesday 18th December 2018

MAKE IT YOUR OWN

We all have different ideas about how an image should look so here is a chance to flex those processing skills and see how many different ways a supplied image can be produced in post production.

Images will be supplied to members in advance.

Submit images for 'Tourism' competition.

CHRISTMAS BREAK - NO MEETINGS ON…

Tuesday 25th December 2018

& Tuesday 1st January 2019

Have a great Christmas and New Year
and see you again soon!

Tuesday 8th January 2019

COMPETITION - TOURISM

Our guest judge for the evening will be
Jane Kearney CPAGB

'Strolling to Bucks Mills' by Jim Richards

CHRISTMAS DINNER

Saturday 12th January 2019

at The Thatched Inn, Abbotsham

Full menu and time will be published soon.

Tuesday 15th January 2019

SPEAKER

'My Way (Mistakes and all!)'
by Chaz Madge - http://chazphotographics.co.uk

I am able to offer you a variety of helpful tips and techniques,
which will improve and enhance your creative abilities.

Tuesday 22nd January 2019

PRESENTATION

'Travels with Bradley'
by member Andy Francis

Touring Europe in a motorhome over 18 months with a mirrorless compact camera system

Tuesday 29th January 2019

WORKSHOP

'Composition'
By member Tim Hearn

A Creative Director for 20 years and photographer for 10, Tim is going to share some tricks and tips from photography and fine art to help give our photographs us the composition they deserve!

Submit images for 'Within 100 metres' competition.

Tuesday 5th February 2019

SPEAKER

'The history of photography
in North Devon 1842-1914'

by Peter Christie

Looking at the early professional (and some amateur) photographers of North Devon from the arrival of the art in the area up until the outbreak of the First World War.

Tuesday 12th February 2019

COMPETITION - WITHIN 100 Metres

Our guest judge for the evening will be
Kay Wilson

What happens when members take a set of pictures within a 100 metres diameter area.

Tuesday 19th February 2019

SPEAKER

'Technique & Dartmoor - something different'
by Richard Fox - www.richardfoxphotography.com

I am passionate about photography, trying to capture mother nature in her finest glory, taking me from the high moorland to the lowlands of Devon.The majority of my work is shot in Dartmoor, and being an avid trail runner and cyclist, I have experienced a lot of its beauty.

Monday 25th February 2019

EXTERNAL COMPETITION - HOSTED AT OKEHAMPTON

We won this last year, so come and support your club at this friendly competition which is always great fun.
Please note this is a Monday evening and hosted at Okehampton.
Lifts can be provided as several members will be driving there.

Two of last years entries:
'The Leap' by Steve Hatch & 'Walk The Barrier' by Mac Chivers

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bideford camera club, camera club north devon

Tuesday 26th February 2019

WCPF TRAVELLING EXHIBITION

The WCPF Travelling Exhibition

The Travelling Print Exhibition is made up of prints have been chosen from those high-scoring prints selected for inclusion in the 2018 WCPF Members Exhibition but that did not quite make it into the final selection for hanging at the exhibition venue.

Submit images for 'People at Work' competition.

Monday 4th March 2019

EXTERNAL COMPETITION - 3B's - HOSTED AT BRAUNTON

We won this last year, so come and support your club at this friendly annual competition between the three clubs of Braunton, Barnstaple & Bideford.
Please note this is a Monday evening and hosted at Braunton.
Lifts can be provided as several members will be driving there.

Two of last years entries:
'Spooktacular' by Tony Howells & 'Fly in Colours' by Andy Francis

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bideford camera club, camera club north devon

Tuesday 5th March 2018

NO MEETING

Tuesday 12th March 2019

COMPETITION - PEOPLE AT WORK

Our guest judge for the evening will be
Ian Bateman FRPS, MPAGB, AV AFIAP

Last years winning entries for similar March competitions:
'Fraser Nash' by Margaret Dolan & 'Red Dailia' by Mike Bowden

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bideford camera club, camera club north devon

Tuesday 19th March 2019

SPEAKER

'My work in prints'
by Sue Brown www.rps.org/member/profile/susan-brown

Sue is a Royal Photographic Society Selector and we are privileged to have Sue visit us tonight for an interesting evening looking at her work.

Tuesday 26th March 2019

WORKSHOP

'Photo Elasticity'
By member Tony Howells

This promises to be a interesting insight into polarised light which Tony has mastered, with winning images in many competitions.

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Tuesday 2nd April 2018

MAKE IT YOUR OWN

We all have different ideas about how an image should look so here is a chance to flex those processing skills and see how many different ways a supplied image can be produced in post production.

Images will be supplied to members in advance.

Tuesday 9th April 2018

MEMBERS EVENING - BRING YOUR CAMERA

Outdoor Low Light
A club photography practical.

Venturing outdoors for this meeting, members will get a hands-on practical evening for taking images in low light.

Tripods essential!

'Cold Trail' by Richard Smith

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Monday 16th April 2019

COMPETITION

MASTER PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

Our guest judge for the evening will be
Sheila Haycox ARPS DPAGB, EFIAP, MPAGB-AV

Last years winner: Richard Smith

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Tuesday 23rd April 2018

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)

We hope to see everyone at our final meeting before the summer season. All feedback and ideas are welcome to take us forward into another successful year.

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