Our meetings are held on the Third Tuesday of every month (except August) at 7:30pm, in the meeting room at Woodbridge Quay Church, unless otherwise noted. Intermediate meetings on Zoom are held on the first Tuesday of each month, and these are largely member-led presentations and activities by and for members. Zoom links will be sent out to all members a few days before each meeting.
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17 January - Practical evening: Flash and continuous lighting. Bring along your camera and experiment with various lighting setups.
7 February - Zoom meeting: Image enhancements and effects, including noise reduction, sky replacement and mono effects processing. <POSTER>
21 February - Open subject print competition. Judge: Nigel Rea ARPS
7 March - Zoom meeting: "Still life". Have a go at still life photography and, if you wish, show what you've done. <POSTER>
21 March - Speaker: Stephen Cook and Chris Carne "Photo presentation via AV". Stephen and Chris (a former BBC sound engineer) are both experienced creators of AV presentations, who will show us how to select and order images, how to add a sound track, and the available software options from professional level to free.
1 April - Outdoor photoshoot: "All Fools' Shoot" at Walberswick. Members' meet at 13:00. <POSTER>
4 April - Zoom meeting: Mobile phone challenge. A mini competition for images taken on a mobile phone, to be judged by fellow members. <POSTER>
18 April - Speaker: Derek Howes DPAGB "Bears, Eagles, Killer Whales, Glaciers and Humpback Whales bubble-net feeding". Derek is an experienced semi-professional photographer with a particular interest in wildlife photographer, in pursuit of which he has travelled all over the world. This talk is based on a series of images taken during a trip to Alaska. <POSTER>
2 May - Zoom meeting: "Intentional Camera Movement". Take a look at some YouTube videos (links will be sent) and, if you wish, have a go and show what you've done.
16 May - Open subject PDI competition. Judge: Jackie Gillman CPAGB BPE2*. Up to 3 entries per member to be sent to the club competitions email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday 12 May.
6 June - Woodbridge walkabout. Meet at station car park from 18:30 if you would like to walk with other members, or do your own thing if you prefer. This will be an opportunity for you to get some images for the Sarah Bynom Award section of our forthcoming exhibition.
20 June - Outdoor photoshoot cancelled.
4 July - Zoom meeting: "How to win at Camera Club Competitions".
18 July - Print competition "Wildlife". Judge: Wayne Davey DPAGB BPE3*.
11-13 August - Annual exhibition at the Longshed, Woodbridge.
5 September - Zoom meeting: "What I did on my holidays". Show us some of your holiday snaps from this year or past years.
19 September - Annual General Meeting.
3 October - Zoom meeting: How to prepare your images for club competitions - filename, resolution, metadata, etc.
17 October - Monochrome PDI competition for the "Ossie Kettle Trophy". Judge: Jackie Gillman-Dace CPAGB BPE2*. <POSTER>
9 November - Bipod competition with Felixtowe Photographic Society, this year hosted by Felixstowe. Judge: Harold Mousley. <POSTER>
21 November - Club meeting: Recorded lecture "Photographic Opportunity" by Leigh Preston MPAGB FRPS EFIAP
5 December - Zoom meeting: Christmas quiz. <POSTER>
19 December - Christmas meal. Venue TBC. <POSTER>
16 January - Open evening with questions and answers.
6 February - Zoom meeting: "How to improve your digital photography" with Kevin Pigney.
20 February - Print competition "My Family and Other Animals". Family, pets or both, action or portrait. Judge TBC.
5 March - Zoom meeting: Q&A "Why didn'y my print win?"
19 March - Speakers: Barbie and Rusty Lindsay "The Exhibitionists".
9 April - Photoshoot or practical session.
16 April - Granville Foulger Trophy hosted by East Ipswich Camera Club.
7 May - Zoom meeting.
21 May - PDI competition “Where I Live”. Images within a mile of your home.
4 June - Zoom meeting.
16 June - Outdoor photoshoot.
2 July - Zoom meeting.
16 July - Print competition.