The Club's first meeting of the 2019-20 season is planned for Wednesday 4th September 2019 although the "Summer Rally" event will be taking place beforehand on 9th June 2019.

The Club encourages and welcomes new members and visitors at any time during the season.

The first meeting on the 4th September will commence at 7.30pm at All Saints Church Hall. Those attending are asked to be in attendance by 7.10pm.

In the Programme below, all meeting are at All Saints Church Hall, All saints Road Sidmouth unless otherwise stated.
Sidmouth Photographic Club
Programme 2019/20

PDF Version of the programme

9th June 2019
Summer Rally

September 2019
4th Welcome to the new season
Introduction to new members, Competition rules and showing of WCPF Members Exhibition DPIs
11th DPIs of Summer rally & Walks etc. to be sent to Tony Velterop by this date. Up to 3 images per member
18th Summer Rally, Walks & Outings
Show and tell us about your images from the Summer Rally, Walks and club events held over the last 12 months - as sent previously to Tony Velterop
Entries due for Competition No. 1 (1 print, 2 DPIs)
25th Street Photography: Speaker Peter Crane, ARPS. ‘My images are sometimes just about life or something candid I’ve seen on the street.’

October 2019
2nd Competition No 1: Judge Peter Hyett, ARPS
5th Three Way Shoot – Exmouth, Sidmouth & Woodbury
16th Tutorial – ‘How do I do that in my camera?’, including some presentations by club members’
23rd Torbay Battle – Sidmouth are hosting, the judge will be John Tilsley, ARPS, DPAGB, APAGB
30th WCPF Travelling Exhibition – We discuss some of the prints accepted for this year’s exhibition.

November 2019
13th Speaker: Colin Varndell. Colin is a nationally known Dorset based photographer, famous for his evocative images of animals, birds, insects, wild flowers and landscapes.
Entries due for Competition No. 2 (2 prints, 1 DPI)
22nd Three Way Shoot competition – The Maltsters Arms, Woodbury. Judge; Gordon Aspland
27th Competition No 2: Judge Nigel West

December 2019
4th Christmas Dinner: Venue to be advised
11th Chairman’s evening including the A/V competition

January 2020
8th South Devon Salon
Discussion panel on award winning entries of this international salon
Entries due for Competition No. 3 (1 print, 2 DPIs). All entries must be of Horseshoe Trophy subjects
22nd Competition No 3: Judge Christopher Marsham

February 2020
5th Practical Evening
Entries due for Competition No. 4 (2 prints, 1 MPI)
This is our first competition for images taken & processed on a mobile phone. (MPI)
19th Competition No 4: Judge Marija Lees LRPS
26th Speaker: Alex Walton of the Sidmouth Herald followed by members' showcase - members show us some of their images
Entries due for Competition No. 5 (2 DPIs, 1 MPI)

March 2020
11th Speaker: David Clapp, well known professional landscape and travel photographer. See
12th Horseshoe Trophy
Interclub competition held at Kilmington Village Hall
18th Competition No 5: Judge Gordon Aspland

April 2020
1st 3 Way exchange with Kouvala, Holland & Sidmouth.
Entries due for Competition No. 6 (2 prints, 1 DPI)
15th Competition No 6: Judge Barry Holmes,FRPS
29th AGM and Panel Competition
Bring your entries on the night. To be judged by the Club President

May 2020
13th Members’ Showcase - Members' images shown by them in a non-competitive environment; "I took this because I liked it"

Horseshoe Trophy Competition subjects
Prints: Landscape/seascape, Nature, Mono, Portrait and Close-up
DPIs: Creative, Back Alleys, Long Exposure, Science Fiction & Street Photography
Entries must be no more than five years old.