Events - Talk 20 August 2017
Throughout the autumn and winter months the club run a series of weekly meetings every Tuesday evening at the Free Church in St Ives, Cambridgeshire. These offer a lively mixture of talks from both amateur and professional photographers, practical evenings, internal competitions, practical demonstrations of photographic techniques and equipment, and competitions with other clubs.
05/09/2017Review of Summer ProgrammeIan Montgomery + leaders
A look back at the summer programme with a review of some images from it.
12/09/2017Images of IcelandColin Westgate
A talk with images from Iceland - land of fire & ice.
19/09/2017Critique eveningBarrie & Liz Haten
Opportunity for members to have their work critiqued and thus find ways to improve their images. Critique will be by some very good (but now retired) judges
03/10/2017Hands-on: Low level/bright lightingIan Montgomery
In preparation for the Michaelmas Fair the following week, an opportunity to practise capturing shots in low light and also with bright lights.
This is a hands-on session so bring your camera + tripod etc
10/10/2017Michaelmas Fairn/a
No indoor meet.
The Annual Michaelmas fair is in St Ives so opportunity to go out and capture some fantastic images.
17/10/2017I want to know what you did last Summer (10 mins)Members
An opportunity for members to showcase their work in a 10 minute slot. Can be anything - certainly doesn't have to be competition standard. Just an opportunity to show your work and talk about what drives you.
24/10/2017Street PhotographySteve Williams
This is a DPI talk detailing my approach to street photography and will cover how to start with easy subjects and equipment to use.
As this President's Cup this year is titled 'Street Life', this should be a very relevant talk.
07/11/2017Moments in TimeRichard Cobby
Moments in Time deals with a wide range of subjects from monochrome portraits to modern colour treatments of landscapes. Various aspects of technique are included : cropping, composition, colour harmony, Photoshop tricks etc. with before and after examples for comparison
10/11/2017Annual ExhibitionMembers
Annual opportunity for the club to open it's doors and showcase it's work. Work with a panel of 8 prints on any subject you like.
14/11/2017Smart Photo photographyMalcolm Sales
Smart Phone photography.
I usually start by showing some of my prints. If you have a large print stand that came show several prints that'll be great as I can then leave them up during the break of your members to inspect.
After the break I'll go through some of m techniques by presenting directly from my phone (or iPad) to your projector
21/11/2017Hands On - model PortaitureIan Montgomery
Another opportunity to bring your camera and learn how to improve your technique for taking/lighting models for portraits.
05/12/2017Vietnam & Cambodia \ Namibia Wildlife LandscapesRichard Ise Berridge&Gary Dean
A split talk by two of our own club members.
Richard & Ise Berridge will be talking about their trip to Vietnam & Cambodia
Gary will be talking about his trip to Namibia with the wildlife & landscapes seen
02/01/2018No MeetingNone
16/01/2018JapanRon Tear
Images from a far away country. Ron's images are always very high quality so this will be an evening not to miss.
23/01/2018Post Processing evening (Lightroom/Elements/etc)Members
To assist in the post processing, we'll be looking at how you can best edit your photos using some of the more popular editing packages including Lightroom and Elements. Other packages may also be represented on the evening
06/02/2018New Zealand / AsiaStephen Laws /Richard Berridge
We'll be travelling down under with Stephen Laws to see the delights of New Zealand followed by Richard Berridge giving us some insights of Asia
13/02/2018Winter Shots (10 mins)Members
Another opportunity for you to show what you've been up to lately in your photography.
20/02/2018Critique eveningSarah Kelman
A second critique evening to give you an opportunity to improve those images you might be considering for the final competitions of the year, including the Annual.
06/03/2018James Bunn lecture - Big Cats and SportJason Brown
Final content to be confirmed
Jason has had a number of years of photographing big cats and demonstrated some very fine images. He is also regularly published in the press for his sports photography.
Should be a great evening.
13/03/2018Hands On - model PortaitureIan Montgomery
Another hands-on session so bring your camera.
Again we'll have a model to photograph, possibly in Victorian costume so chance for you to try those sepia or b/w shots.
Due to a late cancellation, this event tbc.
03/04/2018SerendipityKevin & Margery Maskall
Dictionary defines it thus:
an aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident.
good fortune; luck:
10/04/2018Hands on - preparing for summer programmeIan Montgomery + leaders
A guide to what's coming up in the new summer programme. Dates, venues and suggestions of the type of lens needed for each trip.
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