Please find below the Club's Programme of Meetings and events for the 2020/21 season. Unless specified otherwise, meetings will continue to be held on Wednesday evenings commencing at 7.30pm. They will be hosted online for the remainder of the season in light of the current precautions.
The Club encourages and welcomes new members and visitors at any time during the season.
SIDMOUTH PHOTOGRAPHIC CLUB PROGRAMME 2020-21
2020 All meetings up to the end of December will be held online
2 "Welcome to the new season". Introduction to new members, competition rules, Chairperson’s Challenge, and much more.
9 Speaker: Jay Myrdal. “Doing it the Hard Way”. Iconic special effects commercial photography from the film era.
16 "One-a-Week images". Members talk about their images shot for the Flickr 1-a-W challenge.
23 "Shoot Sidmouth evening". Buddy up with new members, groups of three max, rotate round sites.
30 Tutorial Evening. ‘How do I do that in my camera?".
7 Competition No 1: judge Brian Northmore. (2 prints, 1 DPI).
14 "The World of Distinctions". RPS, FIAP, PAGB explained? Look at members images.
21 Speakers: Adrian Harris + Richard Sercombe. Lighting a tractor and using a pole - amusing and informative - includes how they produce their work.
28 Torbay Battle - DPI only this year
4 "Pics for Flicks" Just for fun - illustrate a film title using your own images - no image time limit - as many images as you like - cryptic, humourous, descriptive - we have to guess!
11 Speaker: Sue Brown FRPS. Includes how she produces her images.
18 "New member's Forum". New members - informal chat and get to know you.
25 Competition No 2: judge John Tilsley ARPS, DPAGB, APAGB. (1 print, 2 DPIs).
2 Speaker: Roger Mendham LRPS. An inveterate traveller & renowned speaker who will show us his images from Iceland.
9 Chairperson’s Evening in the first half, followed by " "Winners'Review". Members talk about their placed images from competitions 1 and 2.
2021 All meetings up to the end of May will be held online
6 "London Salon of Photography". Look at the images and discuss - are we inspired?
13 "Shoot Sidmouth evening - 2". A chance to meet with other members in small groups.
20 Competition No 3: judge Ian Bateman. (2 prints, 1 DPI).
27 "One-a-Week images", Members talk about their images shot for the Flickr 1-a-W challenge.
3 Speaker: Bruce Little. "Landscapes of Devon and Beyond".
10 Lyme Regis afternoon and night shoot . Details to be arranged depend on Covid situation.
17 Competition No 4: judge Chaz Madge. (2 DPIs, 1 MPI)
24 Tutorial on processing - how did I make that image. Members are encouraged to spill the beans!
3 "Members' Showcase". Members show us some of their images.
10 Speaker: David Boag. Wildlife photography.
17 No Meeting – meeting Thursday instead
18 Four-way battle with Chard, Honiton and Axminster. Replaces the Horseshoe Trophy.
24 Competition No 5: judge George Reekie. (2 prints, 1 MPI)
31 Three-way exchange with Kouvala, Finland and Etten-Leur, Holland.
7 Speaker: Iñaki Hernández-Lasa, FRPS - FIPF – AFIAP. Architectural Photography, in search of the "genius loci".
14 "Critique Night". Members show images and receive friendly critique.
21 Competition No 6: judge Barry Holmes. (2 prints, 1 DPI).
28 "Guys vs Dolls": judge Gordon Aspland. 30 images each.
5 AGM ""Winners'Review" members talk about their placed images from competitions 3 to 6.
12 "My photography – what next?" Members share their plans for developing their photography and what inspires them to do so.
19 "Location, Location, Location! "Members share their favourite locations followed by a review of the season and what next?"