Programme of Meetings 2018-2019 season

Meetings held at 8:00pm on Friday evenings at St John's Hall, Churchfields, Hertford, SG13 8AF (near to All Saints Church: approach from London Road) unless otherwise stated. | map

 Key    meetings    regular comps    other comps     not Friday   Sunday outings
September 2018

14

Chairman’s Evening

and competition for Projected Images (the Malcolm Unwin Trophy) d

21

 assignment #1 

We know what you did last summer!

Bring prints and PDIs taken during your summer adventures, and tell us how and why you took them. d p

28

Club competition No 1: open projected images¹

Judge: Daphne Hanson DPAGB APAGB

October 2018

5

 lecture 

Portrait Lighting

Peter Langton

A look at different types of lighting for portrait photography Programme change

12

Club competition No 2: open prints¹

Judge: Ron Tear ARPS MPAGB PSA3* BPE4*

15

 monday   inter-club competition 

8-way print battle v Enfield, Southgate, Walthamstow, Edmonton, Ware, Barnet & Finchley and Muswell Hill; at Walthamstow

19

Travelling in Asia

Peter Fiddeman

The meeting will include an introduction to Assignment #2 (Playing with Light) on 30 November. d

22

 monday  inter-club competition 

The Ron Harvey Trophy for Landscape Prints, at Potters Bar

Judge: TBA

26

 lecture 

Pictorialism

Tony Bramley FRPS

Photographic pictorialism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and how it still resonates today. D

29

 monday  inter-club competition 

4-way print and DPI battle at Stevenage

November 2018

2

 lecture 

Hertford

Cllr Peter Ruffles MBE

Peter knows just about all there is to know about Hertford!

9

 lecture 

Leica

Dr Thomas Peck

Tracing the history of Leica from 1900 to the present day. D

16

The Elsdon Trophy: “The Spirit of Hertford”

Images of Hertford, preferably including people as this provides better archive material for the museum. PDI only. D

Judge: Catherine Walker (Hertford Museum)

17

 saturday  annual exhibition 

The Club’s Annual Exhibition of Prints and Projected Digital Images, in Hertford Museum

Judged by Ron Tear ARPS MPAGB PSA3* BPE4*

23

Club competition No 3: open projected images¹

Judge: Colin Southgate FRPS DPAGB

30

 assignment #2 

Playing with Light

Experiment with torches, candles, projectors. Shoot glass using coloured lights... then bring your images to discuss. D P

December 2018

7

Club competition No 4: open prints¹

Judge: Malcolm Rapier ARPS EFIAP BPE4*

11

 tuesday  inter-club competition 

3-way print and PDI battle v Ware and St Albans, at St Albans

Judge: TBA

14

Christmas Social Evening

21 no meeting
28 no meeting
January 2019

4

Brains Trust

Please submit your questions in advance for answers by selected experts from the club.

11

 lecture 

British Wildlife Photography

Andy Sands

A leading wildlife photographer, Andy will give us an insight into his work, with hints and tips for tackling UK subjects. D

18

Club competition No 5: open projected images¹

Judge: David Woods

25

 lecture 

Prints of the Past

Roger Poyser CPAGB

Roger returns to present a selection of his successful prints. P

30

 wednesday  inter-club competition 

3-way ‘Match-a-DPI’ battle v Hoddesdon and Ware, at Hoddesdon

Judge: TBA

February 2019

1

Club competition No 6: open prints¹

Judge: Sarah Kelman ARPS DPAGB

8

 practical evening 

Hands-on Photography: topic TBA

Bring cameras & tripods. Practical evenings are a chance to try new subjects & techniques with support from other members.

10

 sunday  eaf event 

EAF PDI Event at Fulbourn

15

 lecture 

Urban Exploration to Fine Art: a Photographic Journey

Viveca Koh FRPS

Viveca Koh is a self-taught Fine Art photographer with special fascination for small details and lost, abandoned objects. D P

22

 lecture 

A Lens on Literature

Ray Waters

A collection of photographs illustrating writers’ quotations. D

23

 saturday  inter-club competition 

‘St Ives Interprint’ at St Ives

March 2019

1

 lecture 

A Print Retrospective

Caroline Bailey

The development of club member Caroline’s photography over 60 years. D P

8

 lecture 

Slitscan Panoramic Photography

Gareth Davies

Gareth is a panorama enthusiast and will talk about the remarkable results possible with specialised cameras. D

10

 sunday  eaf event 

EAF Print Event at Fulbourn

15

Set Subject Competition: Towers

Judge: Byron Sinfield D P

19

 tuesday  inter-club competition 

6-way print and PDI battle at Bishop's Stortford

22

Club competition No 7: open projected images¹

Judge: Paul Radden LRPS DPAGB EFIAP PSA2*

29

 lecture 

The Golden Triangle

Dave Wilcox DPAGB-AV

The historical and religious sights of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. d

April 2019

5

 lecture 

Reality is For People with No Imagination

Gary Nicholls

An artist with a camera, Gary will talk about his widely exhibited ‘The Imaginarium’ project. d

9

 tuesday  inter-club competition 

9-way print battle at St Albans

12

Club competition No 8: open prints¹

Judge: Marilyn Steward ARPS DPAGB EFIAP/b

19

Good Friday, no meeting

26

 lecture 

50 Shades of Pink and Grey

Russell & Barbie Lindsay

Passionate about photography, Russell and Barbie bring an exciting and provocative perspective to their subjects. D

May 2019

3

Small Print Competition: picture area 300 sq cm max

Judge: Mike Fuller

10

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

followed by a photographic presentation

14

 tuesday  inter-club competition 

2-way PDI battle at Southgate

Judge: TBA

17

 lecture 

On Top of the World

David Steel DPAGB

A presentation of David’s travels in the Himalayas. D

24

CLUB DINNER

with presentation of end of season trophies

 

¹ Competition entries are due the week before each competition.

² Dates of weekend outings may change if weather conditions dictate.

d Projected Digital Images evening. p Print evening.

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