Welcome to Leicester Forest Photographic Society

LFPS Programme 2021-2022

We are now accepting registrations for membership for our 2021-2022 season.

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

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.

Next Club Evenings

Thursday 23rd September 2021
The Imaginarium

Gary Nichols returns with a demonstration of how he creates his fantastic images - not for the faint-hearted!
https://g-n-p.co.uk
https://www.imaginariumtrilogy.co.uk
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Event held online via Zoom, opens at 7:00pm and starts at 7:30pm.

Thursday 30th September 2021
Images of the Universe

Paul Money returns with inspiring astronomical images in his talk that features images from the Hubble Space Telescope, ground based observatories and spacecraft exploring other planets.
http://www.astrospace.co.uk
Event held online via Zoom, opens at 7:00pm and starts at 7:30pm.

Thursday 7th October 2021
Landscapes and Architecture in Black and White

Hugh Rooney from Bangor, Northern Ireland presents a selection of his wonderful monochrome images.
https://www.hughrooney.com
Event held online via Zoom, opens at 7:00pm and starts at 7:30pm.

Announcements

Request for support from local youth brass band

A local band is one of five in the UK invited to a prestigious national youth brass band contest in Gateshead in November. The contest is also being streamed on the internet. The band's musical director has devised a programme of music entitled "Portraits of Leicestershire" and would like to support the programme with visual images of our county. Would any members be willing to work with the band to produce themed photographic presentations to accompany their music on a large screen at the contest. The themes are:
(1) Leicester;
(2) Leicestershire;
(3) The Battle of Bosworth.
If you would be willing to either contribute images, or feel able to produce one of the themed presentations for the band, please contact me (Anthony Mason - aprmason@gmail.com). I shall then give you the email address to contact the musical director of the band, in order to arrange a telephone conversation to provide you with more details.

Next Competition Hand in Deadlines

Thursday 30th September 2021
Last date for entries into our (Open) Colour PDIs Competition (to be held on 14th October).
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 two entries. Use our online entry system.
https://compent.photoentry.uk/compent

Thursday 28th October 2021
Last date for entries into our (Open) Monochrome PDIs Competition (to be held on 11th November).
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 two entries. Use our online entry system.
https://compent.photoentry.uk/compent
Monday 18th October 2021
Studio Group

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

Monday 27th September 2021
Member Support Evening

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

CORONA VIRUS

All LFPS Club Evenings and Members Support Evenings will be on Zoom for the remainder of 2021. We plan to return to the Braunstone Civic Centre in 2022.
The Galleries menu shows the images that won awards in competitions for the current or previous season.

The Competition Archive menu has the images, in PDF documents, which won awards in competitions from the 2014 to 2015 season onwards.