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.


Please Note
Robb Doyle is currently acting as Membership Secretary.

LFPS Events

Thursday 28 March 2019
Monochrome My Way

Ann Miles from Cambridge returns with more of her beautiful monochrome prints.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm.
(1) Email up to 2 Traditional colour or monochrome digital images to paulmccormick@ntlworld.com and make the Subject of your email Nature PDI for the Nature PDI Competition.
(2) Email up to 2 Traditional/Photo Realistic colour or monochrome digital images to paulmccormick@ntlworld.com and make the Subject of your email Scapes PDI for the Scapes PDI Competition.
- Email the images by Noon. Both competitions are on Thursday 4 April, with both judged as a single group. They must be JPEG files with a maximum width of 1600 pixels and height of 1200 pixels, in the sRGB colour space.

Thursday 4 April 2019
Nature and Scapes PDI Competitions

Two competitions, for Traditional Nature projected digital images, and Traditional/Photo Realistic Scapes projected digital images, with both judged as a single group by Adrian Stone from Peterborough.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm.

Monday 8 April 2019
Workshop Evening

Ravenhurst Room, 7:30pm-10pm.

Thursday 11 April 2019
John's Journey

Our own John Whitby MFIAP MPAGB EFIAP/g BPE3 describes his journey in club photography and travels both near and far.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm.
Submit Traditional/Photo Realistic Portrait and (Open) Creative prints for 25 April. Maximum of 3 for each competition. The Portrait Prints Competition is judged in three Groups A, B and C. The Creative Prints Competition is judged as a single group.

Saturday 13 April 2019
MCPF Championships 2019

We again host this event and help will be required throughout the day.
Main Hall, 10:00am-4pm.

Monday 15 April 2019
Studio Group

Becki Hearn
Main Hall, 7:00pm-10pm.

Thursday 18 April 2019
Monochrome Effect

Jayne Odell ARPS comes from Newmarket to show and talk about her superb land, sea and equine prints.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm.

Thursday 25 April 2019
Portrait and Creative Prints Competitions

Two competitions, one for Traditional/Photo Realistic Portrait prints judged in three Groups A, B and C, and the other for (Open) Creative prints (for your more way-out images) judged as a single group, by Ken Hudson CPAGB BPE3 from Birmingham.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm.