2021-22 Programme

SLPS Goes Digital

As we are currently unable to meet physically, club meetings continue to be held online.
Connection details have been emailed to members.

Our new club year will begin in March and here are the details of the meetings currently scheduled upto our summer break.
As with most of life these days – the programme is subject to change.

March 2021

Monday 1st March             Improve Your Photography
Speaker: Martin Patten DPAGB, LRPS, BPE4*, AFIAP, QPSA
The talk provides some quick tips and tricks that will have an immediate impact on your captured images as well as covering some of the most common genres, how to approach them, what “good” looks like and what equipment you might need to capture them.    The talk also covers one of the more important aspects that can improve your photography by moving from grazing to planning.
Click to visit Martin Patten’s website
Monochrome Print Images due in

Monday 8th March           Monochrome Print – Rounds 1 & 2
Judge: Rebecca Entwistle

Monday 15th March           To be confirmed
Presenter: TBC

Monday 22nd March        Portfolio
Speaker: Daniel Bridge
Daniel’s portfolio talk aims to inspire and inform, with a wide selection of images from portraits to landscapes, seascapes to animals, macro and more. With anecdotes, and loads of advice, this is perfect for camera clubs to start their year, or give members a little boost at any time during their programme.
Click to visit Daniel Bridge’s website

Monday 29th March           To be confirmed
Judge: TBC

April 2021

Monday 5th April            No Meeting – Easter Monday
PDIs due in

Monday 12th April            Projected Digital Images – Round 1
Judge: Paul Dunmall CPAGB, QGP

Monday 19th April         To be confirmed
Presenter: To be confirmed
Triptycs due in

Monday 26th April        Gates Shield – Triptych Competition
Judges: Club Members

May 2021

Monday 3rd May            No Meeting – Bank Holiday

Monday 10th May          Flower Photography
Speaker: Ken Payne
Click to visit Ken Payne’s website
Colour Print Images due in

Monday 17th May          Colour Print – Rounds 1 & 2
Judge: Harry Kingman

Monday 24th May         Tri-Competition
Inter club competition with Aberdeen and Cardiff
Judge: Clive Tanner MPAGB, FRPS, APAGB

Monday 31st May         No meeting – Bank Holiday

June 2021

Monday 7th June            Where I photograph wildlife in the UK
Speaker: Malcolm Hupman
A presentation in two halves of wildlife photographs showing where and when they were taken, the equipment used and the camera settings.  It contains 134 different species of Birds, Mammals, Butterflies and Dragonflies at 37 different sites with maps and details of the best time to go.
Click to visit Malcolm Hupman’s website

Monday 14th June           To be confirmed
Presenter: To be confirmed
PDIs due in

Monday 21st June         Projected Digital Images – Round 2
Judge: Caroline Preece LRPS

Monday 28th June         Power & Poise
Speaker: Steve Proctor DPAGB, BPE5*
A digital presentation concentrating on the Power of Sports and the Poise of Dance. The talk will be in two distinct sections where I will talk about the technical aspects of shooting these genres whilst sharing images and some of the ideas that led up to me taking them.
Click to visit Steve Proctor’s website

July and August 2021 – Summer Break