Events - Talk 20 February 2018
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.
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.
24/02/2018INTERPRINT CompetitionSt Ives Club
Saturday 24th February 2018
Free Church Centre, Market Hill,
St Ives, Cambridgeshire

Come and see an Exhibition of 240 Photographic Prints from 30 of East Anglia’s Photographic Clubs
Judged by Chris Palmer FRPS, EFIAP, DPAGB, APAGB.
Exhibition Open to the General Public
10am to 5pm - Free Admission
Judge’s assessment - 6pm to 9.30pm
Admission by program £6 – everyone welcome
27/02/2018Monthly Competition 5 (Feb)Ben Pike
5th Monthly Competition (DPI and Print)
Competition entries can be made from 6th Feb
Last entry Midnight 20th Feb
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.
20/03/2018South AmericaDr Kevin Elsby
A look at the flora and fauna of South America
03/04/2018SerendipityKevin & Margery Maskell
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.
17/04/2018Annual DPI CompetitionKen Payne
Annual DPI - submit 5 images from 6 categories. See rules for details

Competition entries can be made from 27th March
Last entry Midnight 10th April
24/04/2018Annual Print CompetitionDavid Steel
Annual Print Competition
Submit 5 prints from 6 categories - see rules for full details

Competition entries can be made from 3rd April
Last entry Midnight 17th April
05/05/2018The Summer ProgrammeVarious
Note: This is not a talk - though there is likely to be a fair bit of it during the event!
Still in draft stage but there are nearly more activities available to choose from than we have weeks available. A chance to get out and use your camera and learn new practical skills. Some events will occur on Saturday/Sunday and some will incur an additional charge and/or require people to sign-up for. Here is a list of the activities we've had in previous years:
Bluebells At Ladywood/Orchids, Upwood, Near Ramsay
Wicken Fen Nature Reserve
Houghton To Godmanchester River Walk
Paxton Pits Nature Reserve
Fen Drayton Lakes
Visit To The Needingworth RSPB Reserve
Cambridge Architecture & People
Hemingford Meadows Walk
Garden Photography Followed By Annual Club BBQ At Lodel Farm
Portholme Meadows
Raptor Foundation Visit
Brancaster Visit
Holywell Riverside Walk
St Ives Electric Boat Trip
Houghton Trout Stream Walk
Holt Island Nature Reserve
Nene Washes - Welches Dam
Photo Challenge Round St Ives
Models Round St Ives (Or Studio)
Welney Nature Reserve
Cambridge Architecture & People
Photographic Studio Visit
Hemingford Flower Festival Visit
Photo Challenge Round St Ives
Godmanchester Nature Reserve
Nene Washes - Welches Dam
The Great Fen Nature Reserve Learning Adventure
Duxford/Air Display
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