Welcome to Leicester Forest Photographic Society

Programme 2018 to 2019

Studio Group 2018 to 2019

Workshops 2018 to 2019

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.

Programme Covers and Presidents - 1965 to 2019


The gallery (on this Home page and the Showcase page of this website) shows the images that won awards in the Open PDIs competition on Thursday 29th November 2018.

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

To see more photos select the menu Members' Info, option Competition Results.


Miracle Image 5 International (India)

John Whitby
Award - Wild West
4 Acceptances

Malcolm Cook
8 Acceptances

LFPS Events

Sunday 17 February 2019 6pm
(1) Email up to 3 Open digital images on the theme 'Curious Composition' to john.whitby@talk21.com and make the Subject of your email Themed Open PDI for the Themed Open PDI Competition on Thursday 21 February, judged in three Groups A, B and C. They must be JPEG files with a maximum width of 1600 pixels and height of 1200 pixels, in the sRGB colour space.
(2) Submit up to 3 Traditional/Photo Realistic colour prints for the Colour Prints 2 Competition on Thursday 28 February, judged in three Groups A, B and C.

Monday 18 February 2019
Studio Group

Socharo Dance
Main Hall, 7:00pm-10pm.

Thursday 21 February 2019
Themed Open PDI Competition

Open projected digital images with the theme ‘Curious Composition’ judged in three Groups A, B and C by John Whitby MFIAP MPAGB EFIAP/g BPE3.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm.

Thursday 28 February 2019
Colour Prints 2 Competition

Traditional/Photo Realistic images judged in three Groups A, B and C by Brian Pere of Duston, Northamptonshire.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm.

Monday 4 March 2019
Workshop Evening and Print Panels Competition

Ravenhurst Room, 7:30pm-10pm.

Thursday 7 March 2019
Every Picture Tells a Story

Nature in its many forms from the UK and Europe. Presented by Margaret and Peter Preece DipAD (Hons) from Studley, Warwickshire.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm.
Submit up to 3 Traditional/Photo Realistic monochrome prints for the Monochrome Prints 2 Competition on WEDNESDAY 20 March, judged in three Groups A, B and C.

Thursday 14 March 2019
A Passion for Pictures

A welcome return to Chris Upton ARPS from Southwell with pictures from near and far. Projected digital images with advice on how to achieve the final image.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm.