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PROGRAMME 2017/2018

 

A printable version of the programme can be found on our Download page.

 

* Practical Evenings:  Please note that detailed instructions on what equipment and items to bring will be made available prior to the practical evening and will also be available on our website.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  The birds of prey and reptile evenings will take place at  the Aldridge Church Centre, Walsall, WS9 8NH.

 

SEPTEMBER  

 Monday 11th

Open Evening with Exhibition

Launch of the New Season

(An open invitation for people to come along and see our work.)

 

Monday 18th

Scott Latham

A Walk on the Wild Side 2

 

Monday 25th

Member’s Evening

Some members of our club show their work to include Macro and Portrait photography

 

OCTOBER

Monday 2nd

PRACTICAL

Carl Baggot – How to mount prints Mike Taylor – Silhouettes

 

Monday 9th

First Merit Competition

Judge: Stephen Clifford

 

Monday 16th

Patrick Hickey

Digital Mobile Photography

 

Monday 23rd

Colin Walls

The Opportunist Photographer

 

Monday 30th

Roger and Judith Parry

Using the Light

 

NOVEMBER

 Monday 6th

Tony Thomas

Further along the Road

 

Monday 13th

Second Merit Competition

Judge: David McGuire

 

Monday 20th

Paddy Ruske

Garden Naturalist - How to make a wildlife sanctuary in your garden

 

Monday 27th

PRACTICAL

Night photography – opportunity to take pictures outside with long exposure

 

DECEMBER

 

Monday 4th

Darren Leeson

Street Photography

 

Monday 11th

Third Merit Competition

Judge: John Haines

 

Monday 18th

Christmas Meal Out

Toby Carvery, The Broadway Walsall 7.30pm (£5 deposit required)

 

Monday 25th

No Meeting

Christmas Day

 

JANUARY 2017

 Monday 1st

No Meeting

New Year’s Day

 

Monday 8th

PRACTICAL

Bob Park with his Birds of Prey

IMPORTANT: Change of venue, see note above

 

Monday 15th

MCPF Portfolio

 

Monday 22nd

David Grounds

Sutton Park and Vintage Sports Car Moments

 

Monday 29th

Fourth Merit Competition

Judge: Paddy Ruske

 

FEBRUARY

 Monday 5th

PRACTICAL

Dave Cope

Macro Photography

 

Monday 12th

Keith Burgoyne

A print and Digital talk

 

Monday 19th

Tony Winfield

How to improve your picture taking skills

 

Monday 26th

Peter Warner

Judges and composition

 

 MARCH

Monday 5th

PRACTICAL

Reptiles - An opportunity to take photos of snakes, bearded dragon, hedgehog, tortoise plus others

IMPORTANT: Change of venue, see note above

 

Monday 12th

Tony Gervais

One man and his van – photos from a

solo drive in his campervan across Europe

 

Monday 19th

Graham Walton

East and West and inbetween

 

Monday 26th

Warren Alani

A digital talk about his photos

 

MidPhot

To be announced

 

 APRIL

 Monday 2nd

No Meeting

Easter

 

Monday Tuesday 9th

Exhibition Competition to include B&W photos for Tony Woodvine Trophy

Judge: Ken Hudson

 

Monday 16th

Fish And Chip Supper

Followed by a table top sale (bring any camera equipment you want to sell)

 

Monday 23rd

PRACTICAL

Tudor Ladies

 

Tuesday 24th

Photo Battle with Acton Trussel

At Acton Trussel

 

Monday 30th

Barbara Lawton

Nature Talk

 

 MAY

Monday 7th

No Meeting

May Day Bank Holiday

 

Monday 14th

Annual Members Meal

Toby Carvery, The Broadway Walsall 7.30pm

 

Monday 21st

Annual General Meeting

Including presentation of awards.

 

Monday 28th

No Meeting

Spring Bank Holiday

 

 JUNE

 Monday 4th

Outdoor Practical Evening

Park Lime Pits (will we see the deer again!!)