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We regret that due to the Coronavirus emergency all club meetings have been cancelled until further notice. However, we are holding fortnightly "virtual" meetings using Zoom, which can be downloaded free of charge for your PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. Members will be sent a link to access each meeting a few days before. You can, if you would prefer, join a meeting using audio only, with video switched off.
If you are not a club member and would like to join us to access our Zoom meeting, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
21 January - Speaker:Julian Claxton, talking about the charity organisation "Give a Child a Camera", which provides cameras for disadvantaged children in Uganda. if you have any old cameras or other equipment that you no longer need, bring them along.
18 February - Print competition "From Dusk to Dawn". Judge: Andy Wilson LRPS. Up to three entries per member, to be pre-registered by sending PDIs to Steve Stammers no later than Friday 14 February.
17 March - Meeting cancelled.
21 April - Meeting cancelled.
28 April - Meeting cancelled.
15 May - Virtual PDI competition - open subject. Submit up to 3 images per member to email@example.com by Friday 15 May. All entries will be placed on a special website page to be judged and scored by members. Click here for link to image selection page.
9 June - Virtual club meeting on Zoom.
23 June - Virtual club meeting on the technique "Water Reversal Photography". Take a look at this YouTube video before the meeting and if you wish, have a go.
7 July - Virtual club meeting on the technique "Macro Photography using Oil, Water and Food Colouring". Take a look at this YouTube video before the meeting and if you wish, have a go.
21 July - Virtual competition "Lockdown". Judge: Barbie Lindsay EFIAP/s MPAGB FBPE. Each member may submit up to 2 entries, which should be sent to the club competitions email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Tuesday 14 July. Usual format for size, filename and metadata (click here for details).
August - Virtual Exhibition. Images will be posted as a slideshow on YouTube. Each member can submit up to 6 images to the club competitions email email@example.com no later than 31 July. See poster here for further details.
4 August - Virtual club meeting on "Garden Photography". Take a look at these YouTube videos before the meeting and if you wish, have a go. Video1 / Video2. Zoom link will be sent out a few days prior to the meeting.
18 August - Virtual club meeting on "Abstract Photography". Our members Joan Moore and Barry Cross have kindly agreed to give presentations on abstract photography in preparation for our November competition. Zoom link will be sent out a few days prior to the meeting.
1 September - Virtual club meeting on "The Exposure Triangle" and "Manual vs Auto". Zoom link will be sent out a few days prior to the meeting.
15 September - Virtual AGM. Any member willing to serve on the Steering Group for the forthcoming year please respond by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Zoom link to the meeting will be sent out a few days before the date.
6 October - Virtual club meeting. A presentation on "Use of layers in image editing" by Richard Brown. Zoom link will be sent out a few days prior to the meeting.
20 October - Virtual club meeting. A presentation on "Landscape Photography - a Learnng Curve" by Justin Minns. Zoom link will be sent out a few days prior to the meeting.
2 November - Virtual Tripod Trophy competition with Framlingham and Wickham Market Camera Clubs. Details to follow.
3 November - Virtual club meeting. Details to follow.
17 November - Virtual competition "Abstract". Judge Frank BlythCPAGB, BPE1.
1 December - Virtual club meeting. Members presentations of Scavenger Hunt images.
15 December - Virtual club meeting. Design your own Christmas card and present at the meeting for other members to see.
19 January - Virtual club meeting. Speaker: Keith Snell "But is it art?". Keith will tell about his personal journey into creative photography and the techniques he uses, including figurative, abstract, multi-exposure and impressionistic photography.
16 February - Virtual club meeting. Details to be confirmed.
16 March - Speaker: Graham Dean "The camera doesn't lie (but photographers do)". In this talk Graham will outline a brief history of photographic manipulation from Victorian times to the present, and show a selection of his own manipulated images.
20 April - Speaker: Barbie Lindsay "It's a small world". Barbie is well-known to the club as a competition judge. In this talk she will focus on macro photography covering insects and small wildlife creatures.