SEPTEMBER TO DECEMBER 2021

         September 2021

14th.  WELCOME BACK EVENING
          A run through of the programme for the season ahead.
 
21st. BPE DIGITAL PRESENTATION NIGHT
         Always a popular meeting. Gain inspiration from some of the top salon acceptances                     across the country.

28th. LECTURE
         CREATIVE FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY by Cherry Larcombe EFIAP ARPS DPAGB BPE*5.       
         Creative ideas to bring out the colour, shapes and beauty of flowers, both outdoor and                 indoor,and hints on how to produce some unique and original floral art.  
         Talk includes the use of textures to enhance your flower images, using blend modes and             layer masks.                    https://www.cherryannette.com

       October 2021

 

5th. DIGITAL OPEN COMPETITION
       This is our first competition of the season and its an open competition. Entries can be                 either colour or monochrome.                                Judge:  John Haines
 
12th LECTURE
        Lecture by Chris Sheppherd. His talk is “Looking Local” Chris talks about his fight with                wishing he was somewhere exotic to take photographs and how to overcome it and how              he became a landscape photographer 
19th DIGITAL THEME COMPETITION : SHALLOW DEPTH OF FIELD
                                 Judge:  Caroline Preece         https://www.carolinepreecephotography.com
        
           This competition is sponsored by Toby Frames, Long Eaton and he will kindly provide the winner with a £50 Amazon Voucher
26th MEMBERS CRITIQUE NIGHT.                                                                                                                  Members showcase their work for critique


      November 2021

 

2nd  LECTURE                                                                                                                                                    Peter Benson is the lecturer and his lecture is called “On The Dark Side.  Peter's talk is                  about night photography and he will take us on a tour of his favourite places for night                  photography both in the UK and further afield.              https://www.peterfbenson.co.uk
9th   MEMBERS AUDIO VISUAL NIGHT                                                                                                            Members Audio Visual Presentation Night. AVs to be maximum of 4 minutes long.
16th  DIGITAL OPEN MONO COMPETITION                                                                                                                                     Judge:  Jonathon Vaines                 https://blueroomphoto.site123.me
23th  LECTURE                                                                                                                                                   Bob Moore FRPS, Hon. PAGB, MPAGB, FIPF.   Bob will present a lecture entitled "Good Old           Days," showing excellent images from 60s/70's Birmingham.
30th  MEMBERS EVENING                                                                                                                                 Members to showcase their creative work

      December 2021

 

7th    DIGITAL THEME COMPETITIION : MOVEMENT
                                          Judge:  Lloyd Moore                       https://purpleport.com/portfolio/lloyd
14th  CHRISTMAS MEAL                                                                                                                                    Venue to be arranged.
21st   CHRISTMAS CRACKERS                                                                                                                          Virtual Christmas Party night.  With quizzes and fun.
28th   NO MEETING