LFPS Events and News

The gallery (on this Home page and the Showcase page of this website) shows the images that won awards in the Monochrome Traditional and Photorealistic PDIs (Projected Digital Images) competition on Thursday 1st February 2018 and the Sport and Street PDIs Competitions on Thursday 8th February 2018.

Please note that the gallery shown on this website contains a variety of photographic styles and may include some artistic nude photographs.

Thursday 19 April - A Slice of LIfe
Fascinating street photography projected by Dave Mason from Sittingbourne, Kent.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm.

Saturday 21 April - MCPF Championship
We again host this event and help will be required throughout the day.

Saturday 21 April - Intercities PDI Competition
PDI competition between a dozen or so clubs from the Midlands. At Fosse Camera Club, St Peter’s Church Centre, West Holme Street, Leicester LE3 0LG. Starts at 7.30pm.

Thursday 26 - Portrait and Creative Prints Competitions
Two competitions, one for Portraits (Traditional/Photo Realistic) and the other Open for your more way-out images. The Portrait Competition is judged in Groups A, B and C. The Creative Competition is judged as a single group. Judged by Peter Gennard MFIAP EFIAP/p of Stourbridge.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm.

Thursday 3 May - A Year in the Life
Colin Lusby CPAGB comes from Grimsby to show his colour and mono prints made in the last year. These cover a variety of subjects and techniques in a light-hearted lecture.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm.

Wednesday 9 - President’s Evening
Presented by David Turnbull.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm.

Thursday 17 - AGM, Awards and President’s Trophy
Election of Officers, subscription review and Any Other Business.
Bring up to two prints on the theme of ‘Cover Versions’. This is your chance to reinterpret the cover artwork for any album (or LP, as they were called) from Elvis to Adele. Remember that covers usually included the title and performer’s name.
Also presentation of Monochrome and Colour Photographer of the Year trophies (Groups A, B and C) and the Keith Tonks and Franks trophies.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm.

Thursday 24 - Social Evening
Join other members for a meal or just a drink at around 7:30pm.

Copt Oak
Hardwicke Road
LE19 3LU


Welcome to Leicester Forest Photographic Society

Programme 2017 to 2018

Whether you're new to photography, or looking to extend your skills, you'll find plenty to interest and stimulate you at Leicestershire's premier photographic club. We pride ourselves in having a diverse membership of all abilities who benefit greatly from the wide range of activities we organise.

We have a comprehensive programme of lectures and competitions together with a well-equipped studio group. We also run workshops to help members improve their photographic techniques and group outings for members to put it all into practice. We are open to all with an interest in photography, whether you are already experienced or someone who is looking to develop their skills in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

Come along to any of our meetings for a friendly welcome and see our modern venue. To learn more click on the About or Programme menus above to see a list of this season's events.