From September 2019

SEPTEMBER 2019 - MAY 2020


SEPTEMBER 2019

Thursday 5 September 2019
Open Evening

First meeting of the 2019 - 2020 season.
This is the chance for all prospective members to come along and see what we do. Talk to some of our experienced members and find out if we are the club for you. Tea and coffee are free and the bar is open.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm.

Thursday 12 September 2019
Dr Dave Butcher
Snow Light

www.davebutcher.co.uk
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm.

Monday 16 September 2019
Studio Group

Main Hall, 6:30pm-10pm.
Studio Lighting Workshop

Tuesday 17 September 2019
Workshop Evening

The first of our informal meetings to discuss all aspects of photography and the club. The initial workshops are aimed at the needs of newcomers, with experienced members on hand to advise. Bring along your camera and a few pictures - prints or digital files - and we will try to answer any questions.
Ravenhurst Room, 6:30pm-10pm.

Thursday 19 September 2019
Erica Oram
Seeing Opportunity

Flickr
Gamma Photoforum
Sheffield Photographer
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm.

Monday 23 September 2019
Studio Group

Main Hall, 6:30pm-10pm.

Tuesday 24 September 2019
Workshop Evening

Ravenhurst Room, 7:30pm-10pm.

WEDNESDAY 25 September 2019
Richard Cobby
Judge for Yourself

http://pbase.com/richardcobby
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm.

Monday 30 September 2019
Workshop Evening

Ravenhurst Room, 7:30pm-10pm.


OCTOBER 2019

Thursday 03 October 2019
Simon Palmer
From Rocking to Horses

www.cheetahworld.com
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Monday 07 October 2019
Workshop

Ravenhurst Room, 7:30pm-10pm

Thursday 10 October 2019
Tony Gervis
One Man and His Van

www.tonygervis.com
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm
Email up to 2 Colour Traditional/Photo Realistic digital images to paulmccormick@ntlworld.com by noon and make the Subject of your email Colour PDI for the Colour PDI Competition on Thursday 17 October 2019, judged in three Groups A, B and C. They must be JPEG files with a maximum width of 1600 pixels and maximum height of 1200 pixels, in the sRGB colour space.

Thursday 17 October 2019
Colour PDIs Competition

Traditional/Photo Realistic projected digital images judged in three Groups A, B and C by Sue Hutton, ARPS from Shepshed.
www.soozvyooz.uk
Flickr
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Monday 21 October 2019
Studio Group

Millfield Hall, 6:30pm-10pm

Thursday 24 October 2019
MCPF Portfolio

Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Thursday 31 October 2019
Malcolm Hupman
Where I Photograph Wildlife in the UK

Flickr
Facebook
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm
Submit up to 3 Traditional/Photo Realistic monochrome prints for the Monochrome Prints 1 Competition on Thursday 14 November 2019, judged in three Groups A, B and C.


NOVEMBER 2019

Monday 04 November 2019
Workshop

Ravenhurst Room, 7:30pm-10pm

Thursday 07 November 2019
David Lowe
A guide to Long Exposure Daylight Photography

www.davidlowepics.com
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm
Email up to 2 Open digital images to andrzej.jablonski@ntlworld.com and make the Subject of your email Open PDI for the Open PDI Competition on Thursday 28 November 2019, judged in three Groups A, B and C. They must be JPEG files with a maximum width of 1600 pixels and maximum height of 1200 pixels, in the sRGB colour space.

Monday 11 November 2019
Committee Meeting

Fosse Room, 7:30pm-10pm

Thursday 14 November 2019
Monochrome Prints 1 Competition

Traditional/Photo Realistic images judged in three Groups A, B and C by John Cartlidge, APAGB, EFIAP/p, BPE5 from Cannock.
Cannock PS
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Monday 18 November 2019
Studio Group

Millfield Hall, 6:30pm-10pm

WEDNESDAY 20 November 2019
David Cudworth
A Photographic Journey from Sea Level to Extreme Altitude

www.inclusivephotography.co.uk
Flickr
Council Chamber, 7:457:45pm-10pm
Submit up to 3 Traditional/Photo Realistic colour prints for the Colour Prints 1 Competition on Thursday 5 December 2019, judged in three Groups A, B and C.

Thursday 28 November 2019
Open PDIs Competition

Open projected digital images judged in three Groups A, B and C by Andrzej Jablonski, LBIPP, LMPA, LRPS.
Council Chamber, 6:30pm-10pm


DECEMBER 2019

Monday 02 December 2019
Workshop

Ravenhurst Room, 7:30pm-10pm

Thursday 05 December 2019
Colour Prints 1 Competition

Traditional/Photo Realistic images judged in three Groups A, B and C by Chris Baldwin from Daventry.
www.chrisbaldwinphoto.com
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Thursday 12 December 2019
Ann and Steve Toon
Light, Big Game, Action. Nature

Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Thursday 19 December 2019
Festive Evening

Bring along some food for the buffet - see Andy’s list for requirements - to enjoy with the free mulled wine. There’s a quiz and our only prize raffle of the year. Vote for your choice of the following prints. These are all Open competitions. Bring up to 2 in each section.
Miniature [No more than 10 cm on the longest side and suitably mounted.]
Six of the Best [Six images on a single mount no larger than 50x40cm. The categories of images are TO BE ANNOUNCED.
Letterbox [The long edge must be at least three times the short edge and on a mount no larger than 50x40cm.]
Trophies for the winners and an enjoyable evening.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Tuesday 24 December 2019 - Christmas Eve
Email up to 3 Panels of 3 related Open digital images to andrzej.jablonski@ntlworld.com and make the Subject of your email Open PDI Panels for the Open PDI Panels Competition on Thursday 16 January 2020, 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.


JANUARY 2020

Monday 06 January 2020
Workshop

Ravenhurst Room, 7:30pm-10pm

Thursday 09 January 2020
Jack Boskett
From Railways to Royalty

www.jackboskett.co.uk
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Monday 13 January 2020
Committee Meeting

Fosse Room, 7:30pm-10pm

Thursday 16 January 2020
Open PDI Panels Competition

Panels of three related Open projected digital images judged in three Groups A, B and C by Andrzej Jablonski, LBIPP, LMPA, LRPS.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Monday 20 January 2020
Studio Group

Millfield Hall, 6:30pm-10pm

WEDNESDAY 22 January 2020
Email up to 2 Traditional/Photo Realistic monochrome digital images to paulmccormick@ntlworld.com by noon and make the Subject of your email Mono PDI for the Monochrome PDI Competition on WEDNESDAY 29 January 2019, judged in three Groups A, B and C. They must be JPEG files with a maximum width of 1600 pixels and maximum height of 1200 pixels, in the sRGB colour space.


Thursday 23 January 2020
Gary Langley
People and Places

www.garylangley.co.uk
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

WEDNESDAY 29 January 2020
Monochrome PDIs Competition

Traditional/Photo Realistic projected digital images judged in three Groups A, B and C by Ralph Duckett, MPAGB, APAGB, EFIAP from Burton-on-Trent.
www.duckettlighting.co.uk
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Thursday 30 January 2020
(1) Email up to 2 Traditional colour or monochrome digital images to paulmccormick@ntlworld.com and make the Subject of your email Sport PDI for the Sport PDI Competition.
(2) Email up to 2 Traditional colour or monochrome digital images to paulmccormick@ntlworld.com and make the Subject of your email Street PDI for the Street PDI Competition.
- Email the images by Noon. Both competitions are on Thursday 6 February 2020, with both judged as a single group. They must be JPEG files with a maximum width of 1600 pixels and maximum height of 1200 pixels, in the sRGB colour space.



FEBRUARY 2020

Monday 03 February 2020
Workshop

Ravenhurst Room, 7:30pm-10pm

Thursday 06 February 2020
Sport and Street PDIs Competitions

Two competitions, both for Traditional projected digital images, and with both judged as a single group by Vin Scothern, DPAGB, AFIAP, BPE5, PPSA from Loughborough.
www.lightraysphotography.com
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Thursday 13 February 2020
Tal Chohan
From Sandwell to India

www.tcwildlifephotography.com
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm
(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 20 February 2020, judged in three Groups A, B and C. They must be JPEG files with a maximum width of 1600 pixels and maximum 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 27 February 2020, judged in three Groups A, B and C.



Monday 17 February 2020
Studio Group

Millfield Hall, 6:30pm-10pm

Thursday 20 February 2020
Themed Open PDIs Competition

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

Thursday 27 February 2010
Colour Prints 2 Competition

Traditional/Photo Realistic images judged in three Groups A, B and C by John Lewis, LRPS from Braunston, Northamptonshire.
www.johnalewis.co.uk
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm


MARCH 2020

Monday 02 March 2020
Workshop

Ravenhurst Room, 7:30pm-10pm

Thursday 05 March 2020
Jane Goodall
Family Photoshoots

www.thebeautifullight.co.uk
Council Chamber, 6:30pm-10pm
Submit up to 3 Traditional/Photo Realistic monochrome prints for the Monochrome Prints 2 Competition on WEDNESDAY 18 March 2020, judged in three Groups A, B and C.

Monday 09 March 2020
Committee Meeting

Fosse Room, 7:30pm-10pm

Thursday 12 March 2020
Colin Walls
The Opportunistic Photographer

Instagram
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Monday 16 March 2020
Studio Group

Millfield Hall, 6:30pm-10pm

WEDNESDAY 18 March 2020
Monochrome Prints 2 Competition

Traditional/Photo Realistic images judged in three Groups A, B and C by Dave Tucker, DPAGB, EFIP/s, BPE3 from Walsall.
www.tuckerpics.com
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Thursday 26 March 2020
Leonard Claydon
Photography Plain and Simple

Leek Photographic Club
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 2 April 2020, with both judged as a single group. They must be JPEG files with a maximum width of 1600 pixels and maximum height of 1200 pixels, in the sRGB colour space.



APRIL 2020

Thursday 02 April 2020
Nature and Scapes PDIs 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 Paddy Ruske from Lichfield.
www.ruskepics.co.uk
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Monday 06 April 2020
Workshop

Ravenhurst Room, 7:30pm-10pm

Thursday 09 April 2020
Fifteen minutes of Fame

Huw Thomas
Peter Shale
Richard Hilsden
Stephen Baum

A chance to showcase the work of some of our outstanding members.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Thursday 16 April 2020
Paul Money
Images of the Universe

www.astrospace.co.uk
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm
Submit Traditional/Photo Realistic Portrait and (Open) Creative prints for 30 April 2020. 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 18 (or 25) April 2020
MCPF Championships 2019

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

Monday 20 April 2020
Studio Group

Millfield Hall, 6:30pm-10pm

Thursday 23 April 2020
Dave Mason
Street Photography

www.davemasonimages.com
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Thursday 30 April 2020
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 Peter Siviter, DPAGB, EFIAP from Kidderminster.
Smethwick PS
Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm


MAY 2020

Thursday 07 May 2020
President's Evening
John’s Journeys Part 2

Council Chamber, 7:45pm-10pm

Monday 11 May 2020
Committee Meeting

Fosse Room, 7:30pm-10pm

WEDNESDAY 13 May 2020
AGM, Awards and President’s Trophy

Election of Officers, subscription review and Any Other Business.
Bring up to two prints on the theme of ‘TO BE ANNOUNCED’.
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-10pm

Monday 18 May 2020
Studio Group

Millfield Hall, 6:30pm-10pm

Thursday 21 May 2020
Social Evening

Join other members for a meal or just a drink at around 7:30pm.
Copt Oak
Hardwicke Road
Narborough
Leicester
LE19 3LU

www.coptoaknarborough.co.uk
food@coptoaknarborough.co.uk
0116-2753248


SEPTEMBER 2020 - MAY 2021

The rooms below are booked for the 2020 - 2021 season. Please note the following.
(1) A few club meetings are (changed to) Wednesday instead of Thursday evening. This is because the room that we use, the Council Chamber, will be required for a Council Meeting.
(2) The dates for Workshops, Studio Group and Committee Meetings are listed on their respective pages on this website.


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