Programme of Meetings
2006 - 2007

2006

 

Sep 4 (Mon)

OPENING of the Leamington Spa Photographic Society's ANNUAL EXHIBITION at the Royal Spa Centre by Councillor Andy Leahy, Mayor of Royal Leamington Spa, at 7.45pm.  (Exhibition on display until Oct 15).

 

Oct 3

DIGITAL EVENING - "Hands on" demonstration of new digital equipment by LCE, followed by instruction on how to prepare your digital image files for digital competitions by Mike Abbott.

 

Oct 10

"OBTAINING AFIAP & RPS DISTINCTIONS" with Harold and Hasje Mousley LRPS. 

 

Oct 17

"HOT AND COLD - PART 2" with *Peter Jones ARPS & *Sue Wilson who will show us pictures taken in these two extremes.

 

Oct 21 (Sat)

MINI EXHIBITION - an all day display of members work at the Royal Priors shopping centre.

 

Oct 24

FIRST CLUBMAN COMPETITION - any subject.  Judge: *Dave Symonds FRPS EFIAP.

 

Oct 31

"GARDEN WILDLIFE" with Roy Ledbury who will show us examples of the wide-ranging wildlife to be found in our own gardens.

 

Nov 7

"WORLD CUP 2006" - Glyn Thomas ARPS tells us how he covered this major sporting event photographically.

 

Nov 14

AUDIO VISUAL EVENING - AV presentations by our own members.

 

Nov 21

CLUB MEMBERS NIGHT - short talks/demos by members.

 

Nov 25 (Sat)

FIRST DIGITAL TUTORIAL - Half day of practical instruction from 12.15pm to 4.00pm. Tutors: Mike Abbott & Mike Calvert. 

 

Nov 28

SECOND CLUBMAN COMPETITION - any subject.  Judge: *Terry Bickley DPAGB ADPS BPE1*.

 

Dec 5

PHOTO FORUM - Bring along a  print, slide or digital image for constructive and friendly comments by fellow members.

 

Dec 6 (Wed)

3 WAY BATTLE with Badby and Grange Photographic Societies at Badby.

 

Dec 12

PHOTOGRAPHIC QUIZ NIGHT - a team based quiz to test your knowledge of photography in its widest sense, with seasonal prizes.

 

Dec 19

SOCIAL EVENING with a photographic theme.

 

Dec 26

No Meeting - Christmas.

 

 

2007

 

Jan 2

THIRD CLUBMAN COMPETITION - any subject.  Judge: *Malcolm Kus DBAGB ARPS EFIAP/b.

 

Jan 9

"CORNISH COASTAL PATH" - Slide show by our own member Graham Lowe.

 

Jan 16

"DIGITAL HINTS AND TIPS" -  Mike Abbott will talk about and demonstrate some of the finer points of digital photography.

 

Jan 23

BATTLE with Stratford Photographic Society at Stratford.

 

Jan 27 (Sat)

SECOND DIGITAL TUTORIAL - Half day of practical instruction from 12.15pm to 4.00pm. Tutors: Mike Abbott & Mike Calvert. 

 

Jan 30

MCPF TRAVELLING PORTFOLIO showing a selection of the best work by Midland's photographers.

 

Feb 6

FOURTH CLUBMAN COMPETITION - any subject.  Judge: *Norman Prue FRPS EFIAP MPAGB.

 

Feb 13

CHAIRMAN'S EVENING - an evening with our current Chairman Ralph Patterson.

 

Feb 20

BATTLE with Sphinx Photographic Society at Leamington.  Judge: *Peter Gennard MFIAP EFIAP/p.

 

Feb 27

"SYDNEY" with Mike Calvert who will share with us his experience of Australia.

 

Mar 6

COMPETITION WITH A THEME with "Something Blue" being this year's theme.  Up to 3 entries, prints, slides, digital or mixed.  Judge: *Peter Jones ARPS.

 

Mar 13

CLUB MEMBERS NIGHT - short talks/demos by members.

 

Mar 20

"DIGITAL SOLUTIONS" -  Mike Abbott will be on hand to try and resolve your digital photographic problems.

 

Mar 27

DOUG HEPBURN MEMORIAL TROPHY - either 2 prints, 2 slides or 2 digital images of NEW work.   Judge: *Dave McGuire FRPS.

 

Apr 3

PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT - Presentation by LCE on the latest digital and non-digital photographic equipment.

 

Apr 10

No Meeting - Easter.

 

Apr 14 (Sat)

THIRD DIGITAL TUTORIAL - Half day of practical instruction from 12.15pm to 4.00pm. Tutors: Mike Abbott & Mike Calvert. 

 

Apr 17

PORTRAIT NIGHT at Avon Studios, Wellesbourne.  Bring your camera and plenty of film/memory cards.

 

Apr 24

RPS NATURE GROUP slide/tape show featuring their 2006 Annual Exhibition.

 

May 1

Commentary on all the entries entered into our ANNUAL EXHIBITION.  Judge: *Bob Underhill FRPS EFIAP.

 

May 8

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - would all members please support this event.

 

* MCPF listed lecturer/judge.