Welcome to Leicester Forest Photographic Society

LFPS Programme 2021-2022

Whether you are 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 organise members support evenings to help members improve their photographic techniques. 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. To learn more select the Programme menu above to see details of events.

We always welcome anyone who wishes to join us. Our 2021-2022 programme is now underway but you can still register and become a member at any time.

Go to Membership for details of Full Membership and Associate Membership, and subscriptions, and to register.

Next Club Evenings

Thursday 27th January 2022
(Open) Colour PDIs 2 Competition

Judged by Brian Pere from Duston, Northamptonshire.
http://dustoncamera.stephenborman.co.uk
The competition is judged in three Groups A, B and C.
Event held online via Zoom, opens at 7:00pm and starts at 7:30pm.

Thursday 3rd February 2022
(Traditional) Sport and (Traditional) Street PDIs Competitions

Judged by Graham Walton, DPAGB from Birmingham.
https://grahamwalton.foliopic.com
Both competitions are judged as a single group.
Event held online via Zoom, opens at 7:00pm and starts at 7:30pm.

Thursday 10th February 2022
Drones and Decay

Tim Knifton
FaceBook
Instagram
FluidR
Artfinder
Event held online via Zoom, opens at 7:00pm and starts at 7:30pm.
THIS REPLACES THE ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED AUDIO-VISUAL PRESENTATION BY Graham Neville BECAUSE IT COULD NOT BE HELD OVER ZOOM.

Announcements

Prints Competitions changed to PDIs
We shall continue on Zoom at least until the end of February 2022. Consequently the Colour Prints 1 and 2 Competitions has become the Colour PDIs 2 and 3 Competitions, the Monochrome Prints 1 and 2 Competitions has become the Monochrome PDIs 2 and 3 Competitions, and the President's Trophy Prints Competition has become the President's Trophy PDIs Competition.

Associate Members may participate in Studio Group Evenings
Associate Members, as well as Full Members, may participate in Studio Group Evenings, when we resume physical meetings.

Next Competition Hand in Deadlines

Thursday 20th January 2022
Last date for entries into our (Traditional) Sport and (Traditional) Street PDIs Competitions (to be held on 3rd February).
Both competitions will be judged as a single group.
Images can be colour or monochrome.
Images must be JPG format, sRGB colour space with a maximum width of 3840 pixels and maximum height of 2400 pixels.
You can submit up to three entries into each competition. Use our online entry system.
https://compent.photoentry.uk/compent

Thursday 3rd February 2022
Last date for entries into our (Open) Monochrome PDIs 2 Competition (to be held on 17th February).
The competition will be judged in three Groups A, B and C.
Images must be JPG format, sRGB colour space with a maximum width of 3840 pixels and maximum height of 2400 pixels.
You can submit up to three entries. Use our online entry system.
https://compent.photoentry.uk/compent

Thursday 10th February 2022
Last date for entries into our (Traditional) Nature and (Traditional) Scapes PDIs Competitions (to be held on 24th February).
Both competitions will be judged as a single group.
Images can be colour or monochrome.
Images must be JPG format, sRGB colour space with a maximum width of 3840 pixels and maximum height of 2400 pixels.
You can submit up to three entries into each competition. Use our online entry system.
https://compent.photoentry.uk/compent
Monday 7th February 2022
Member Support Evening

Event held online via Zoom, opens at 7:00pm and starts at 7:30pm.

Monday 7th March 2022
Member Support Evening

Ravenhurst Room, 7:30pm-10:00pm

Monday 21st March 2022
Studio Group

Millfield Hall, 6:30pm-10:00pm

More Announcements

Return to Physical Meetings

LFPS Club Evenings and Members Support Evenings will remain on Zoom until further notice.

When we return to the Braunstone Civic Centre we will require members and visitors to provide evidence that they have been fully vaccinated (i.e. both shots) against Covid or that they are exempt. The document below provides details of what LFPS will do, and what we ask members and visitors to do, to cooperate, to keep each other safe.

LFPS - Return to Braunstone Civic Centre
2021-10-14 - Colour PDIs
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2021-11-11 - Monochrome PDIs
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2021-11-25 - Open PDIs
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2021-12-02 - Creative PDIs
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2021-12-02 - Portrait PDIs
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2021-12-16 - Festive Evening PDIs
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2022-01-13 - PDIs on the Theme 'Love is ...'
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