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.
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
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
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
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
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
4th January BPE DIGITAL PRESENTATION NIGHT
Gain inspiration from some of the top salon acceptances across the country.
11th January OPEN ZOOM DIGITAL COMPETITION
Judge: Malcolm Sales
18th January DIGITAL LECTURE -
Professional photographer, Andy Phillips presents ‘A Visual Signature’.
A presentation of landscape photography with useful hints and tips. andyphillipsphotography.co.uk
25th January MEMBERS EVENING
Not necessarily competition photos but photos that tell a story, 10 minutes each member.
1st February IN HOUSE TEAM COMPETITION
Our Resident Judges Phil and Anne to judge this open team competition.
8th February NEMPF ACCEPTANCES
Pt.1 This is a DVD to look at all the NEMPF DIGITAL acceptances with narration by
15th February NATURE PRINT COMPETITION
With Nature Rules
Judge: David Gibbins
22nd February LECTURE
By Malcolm Hupman from Corby. Digital Lecture entitled ‘Where I Photograph Wildlife in the UK."
1st March TECHNIQUES NIGHT
Being shown and trying your hand on the techniques learned.
8th March PRINT MONO OPEN COMPETITION
Judge: Rob Falconer
15th March NEMPF Pt.2 This is a DVD to look at all the NEMPF PRINT acceptances with narration by Ashley Franklin.
22nd March LECTURE
Steve Myall Lecture on Street photography entitled "100 Strangers."
29th March PRINT COMPETITION PORTRAIT AND PEOPLE AND COMPETITION FOR A PANEL OF FOUR PRINTS
Judge: Steve Myall
5th April LECTURE
A New Print Lecture by Derek Doar
12th April STUDIO NIGHT
Still Life. Hopefully get some good photographs for our still life competition.
19th April CLUBROOM CLOSED FOR EASTER. Possible a members zoom session or an evening photoshoot.
26th April STILL LIFE PRINT COMPETITION
Judge:- Sue Hartley
3rd May PRACTICAL EVENING
with Marlies Chell. She is bringing in insects like praying mantis, stick insects etc for us to photograph. She will give a 15 minute talk and tips on how to photograph them She will bring in printed backgrounds but remember if you want to enter them in competitions then bring your own printed background so that its your own work.
10th May RESULT OF THE ANNUAL
Judge: Alan Young will comment and score.
17th May AGM
25th May REVIEW OF THE SEASON AND FUDDLE TO CLOSE THE SEASON
The review shows 1st, 2nd and 3rd images in all the competitions over this season.