PROGRAMME

Please find below the Club's Programme of Meetings and events for the 2022/23 season. Unless specified otherwise, meetings are held on Wednesday evenings, commencing at 7.30pm at All Saints Church Hall. Doors open at 7pm

The Club welcomes and encourages new members and visitors at any time during the season. New members are welcome to join for the Summer Programme, fee £10.

Please refer back to this page for updates and any changes to the programme.
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
June
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

July
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

August
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:

September
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)

October
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.

November
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

December
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

January 2023
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)

February
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

March
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.

April
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).

May
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.