SPC Programme to May 2023 (and summer programme)
Details for trips will be sent out nearer to the time.
Sidmouth Photographic Club Summer Programme of events
1 June Informal pub meet – The Volunteer 7:30pm
8 June Exeter Medieval Walk
15 June Informal pub meet – The Volunteer 7:30pm
22 June Teignmouth and Shaldon
29 June Informal pub meet – The Volunteer 7:30pm
6 July Paignton to Kingswear on the steam railway, Dartmouth, paddle steamer "Kingswear Castle"
13 July Distinctions SIG – Twyford Rooms 7:30pm
20 July West Somerset coast taking in Kilve and other locations
27 July Informal pub meet – The Volunteer 7:30pm Sidmouth
3 August West Somerset Railway, Bishops Lydeard to Minehead; stops off at Watchet, and Dunster or Minehead
10 August Informal pub meet – The Volunteer 7:30pm
17 August Bystock Pools, evening meet up.
24 August Informal pub meet – The Volunteer 7:30pm
31 August Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol; RPS HQ; sunset shoot on the way back
New Season: All meetings at All Saints, unless otherwise stated:
7 September First Meeting of the new Season. Welcome to the new season: Introduction to new members, Competition rules, Committee Meet and Greet, Socialise
14 September Mac Chilvers: Developing a Photographic Workflow - Improving yourself for Photography. NB: Submissions for Competition 1 Opens: Two DPI and one Print : via Photo Entry: Photo Entry Instructions
21 September. Members' Images from Trips & Walks
28 September Shoot Sidmouth evening starting 7:30 (On Location)
5 October Workshop – ‘How do I do that in my camera?’ NB: Submissions for Competition 1 Closes.
12 October Distinctions Special Interest Group (Twyford Rooms) NB: Submissions for Competition 2 Opens: One DPI and Two Prints : via Photo Entry: Photo Entry Instructions
19 October. Competition No 1: Judge - Marko Ducta
26 October Sidmouth Vs Torbay Battle. Hosted by Torbay Photographic Society, Torbay.
2 November WCPF Travelling Exhibition: NB: Submissions for Competition 2 Closes.
9 November Ian Bateman - Tips and hints on AV sequencing.
16 November. Competition No 2: Judge - Malcolm McNaughton
23 November. New member's Forum (Twyford Rooms)
30 November. Lets produce an AV workgroup developing your own AV's
7 December. Christmas Dinner: Venue TBA
14 December. Chairperson’s evening followed by drinks and refreshments and "Winners'Review" NB Submissions for Competition 3 Opens: One Print: and Two DPI via Photo Entry: Photo Entry Instructions Note also that ONLY the following subjects will be accepted for this competition: PRINTS: Landscape, Mono, Portrait, Nature and Creative. DPI: Angles, One Behind The Other, Man Made, Fancy, Rush Hour.
21 December No meeting
28 December No Meeting
4 January Photographic Goals for the Year Ahead and how we can achieve them: NB Submissions for Competition 3 Closes.
11 January Kay Wilson - "Painting with Photos" - Photo manipulation using Photoshop. NB Submissions for Competition 4 Opens: One MPI and Two DPI. via Photo Entry: Photo Entry Instructions
18 January Competition No 3: John Baker
25 January Distinctions Special Interest Group (Twyford Rooms)
1 February How I process my images. NB Submissions for Competition 4 Closes.
8 February Members' Showcase. NB Submissions for Competition 5 opens: One MPI and Two Print. Photo Entry Instructions
15 February Competition No 4: (TBD)
22 February Evening shoot Sidmouth - then image review
1 March Colin Winstanley - Taking better portraits : NB Submissions for Competition 5 Closes. Submissions Open for Guys vs Dolls. Please send you images directly to Steve Jupp (Guys) and TBD (Dolls)
8 March. Practical night: Taking better Portraits - Off Site
15 March Competition No 5: Judge - Ken Holland ARPS DPAGB FRPS. NB Submissions for Competition 6 Opens: One Print and Two DPI Photo Entry Instructions
22 March Honiton Battle
29 March John Tilsey: Developing a Photographic Style.
5 April Three Way exchange with Kouvala, Holland & Sidmouth. NB Submissions for Competition 6 Closes.
12 April John Baker - Pushing the envelope.
19 April Competition No 6: Judge - Simon Van Orden.
26 April. Distinctions Special Interest Group (Twyford Rooms).
3 May AGM followed by Presentation of trophies and Panel Competition Bring your entries on the night. To be judged by the Club President.
10 May John Perriam - A wide-ranging talk on taking photos anytime , anywhere - Idea's, inspiration and motivation for the off season.
17 May Guys vs Dolls: Judge - Richard Cursor.
24 May Members Internal Exhibition.