Programme

  • Tue
    20
    Mar
    2018

    A look at the flora and fauna of South America.with Dr Kevin Elsby.

  • Tue
    27
    Mar
    2018

    Last of the monthly print and DPI competitions with Judge Dave Stewart.

  • Tue
    03
    Apr
    2018

    Talk on Prints from out of the Box. It is a mixture of colour and monochrome prints, of nature, creative, patterns, still life and landscapes by Kevin & Margery Maskall.

  • Tue
    10
    Apr
    2018

    Ian will guide us to what’s coming up in the new summer programme. Dates, venues and suggestions of the type of lens needed for each trip.

  • Tue
    17
    Apr
    2018

    Annual DPI Competition with Judge Ken Payne.

  • Tue
    24
    Apr
    2018

    Annual Print Competition with Judge David Steel.

  • Fri
    27
    Apr
    2018
    7:00 pmLady Wood, Upwood

    Meet in car park at the end of Meadow Lane in Upwood(this is partly an unmade road) Map reference:TL 243 826

    Main Lead - Gary Dean
    Additional lead - Alice Kendrick on Macro

    http://www.wildlifebcn.org/reserves/ladys-wood-and-upwood-meadows

    All Summer Programme maps can be found here -  https://stives-photoclub.org.uk/summer-programme-maps

  • Tue
    01
    May
    2018

    Our AGM. Sure to be interesting and possibly controversial.

  • Fri
    04
    May
    2018
    7:00 pmDolphin Hotel, London Rd, Saint Ives PE27 5EP

    End of year relaxation at the Dolphin Hotel for the Annual Dinner and awarding of trophies to the winning images from the various competitions throughout the year.

  • Tue
    08
    May
    2018
    7:00 pmHolywell
    Meet at the Ferryboat Inn car park for a prompt 7.00pm departure along the Great Ouse riverside. During the walk Mark will display some of his landscape prints to accentuate the scenery and assist members to capture the beauty of the riverside. Afterwards at the Ferryboat Inn.

    All Summer Programme maps can be found here -  https://stives-photoclub.org.uk/summer-programme-maps

    Main Lead - Mark Hudson

  • Tue
    15
    May
    2018
    7:00 pmSt Ives
    Join Mark for a walk along the banks of the river around the meadow.  With luck the buttercups will still be in all their glory.
    Meet at Oliver Cromwell’s Statue Market Hill St Ives. Retire to the Oliver Cromwell pub when the walk is over.

    http://cambswalks.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/hemingford-meadow.html

    All Summer Programme maps can be found here -  https://stives-photoclub.org.uk/summer-programme-maps
    Main Lead - Mark Hudson
    If anyone would like to take secondary lead for this event, please let me know at secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.

  • Sat
    19
    May
    2018
    9:30 amRamsey St Marys
    A half-day of nature photography skills development in the field lead by Alice Kendrick that starts approx 09:30 on until the early afternoon. There will be breaks for lunch hopefully using the excellent Great Fen Visitors Centre.
    The idea is that there will be opportunities to review and appraise work done on the day and instant feedback will be given.
    There will be a nominal donation for use of the Visitors Centre facilities.

    http://www.greatfen.org.uk/
    Main Lead - Alice Kendrick
    Booking required: If interested in this event, please notify secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.
    There may be an additional cost associated with this event.
    Minimum numbers so if insufficient people, the event may be cancelled.

  • Tue
    22
    May
    2018
    7:00 pmPaxton Pits, Little Paxton
    A visit to Paxton Pits in St Neots to listen to the wonderful Nightingales and other Spring migrants!
    Paxton Pits is five minutes from the A1 (London-Edinburgh) trunk road. The entrance to the Reserve is at grid reference TL 196 629. Use post code PE19 6ET

    https://sites.google.com/site/paxtonpitsnaturereserve/
    Main lead : tbc
    If anyone would like to take secondary lead for this event, please let me know at secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.

  • Sat
    26
    May
    2018
    Sun
    27
    May
    2018
    Duxford
    Air Festival

    https://www.iwm.org.uk/events/duxford-air-festival-2018
    Booking required: You will need to purchase your own tickets at the address above. If interested meeting up with anyone, please notify secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name and where you would be able to meet (Location & time).

  • Tue
    29
    May
    2018
    7:00 pmHoughton
    Meet at Houghton Clock Tower for an interesting stroll leaving promptly at 7.00pm. Review the evening’s highlights afterwards at the old Three Horseshoes pub!

    http://www.wildlifebcn.org/reserves/houghton-meadows
    Main Lead : Mark Hudson
    If anyone would like to take secondary lead for this event, please let me know at secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.

  • Sun
    03
    Jun
    2018
    (10:30-16:30)Peterborough

    Following from the success of last year local photography group Photography In Focus will once again be hosting a day of photography at Thorpe Hall on 3 June 2018. This exciting event will bring together models, dancers, exhibitions, presentations and much more giving everyone interested in photography something to photograph and maybe even learn. The event will be held on Sunday 3 June 2018 at Thorpe Hall, 222 Thorpe Rd, Peterborough PE3 6LW 10:30-16:30 entry fee £5.00.  For more information visit Day of Photography on Facebook.

    The event hopes to bring together people who enjoy photography and raise money Sue Ryder Hospice.

  • Tue
    05
    Jun
    2018

    Last day to book your place at the Raptor Centre on 19th June by sending your name to secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk
    Cost will be £12/person

  • Tue
    05
    Jun
    2018
    7:00 pmWicken
    Meet at the NT Car Park for a walk round the fen. This easy trail explores a varied landscape of reedbeds, open water and wet grassland. Look out for Wicken's herds of Highland cattle and Konik ponies.

    https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wicken-fen-nature-reserve/trails/wicken-fen-wildlife-walk
    Main Lead : Ian Montgomery
    If anyone would like to take secondary lead for this event, please let me know at secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.

  • Tue
    12
    Jun
    2018
    Thu
    14
    Jun
    2018
    Cambridge

    Various street artists, musicians and performers all to be seen and heard on the streets of Cambridge

  • Tue
    12
    Jun
    2018
    7:00 pmGodmanchester

    Meet at Bridge Place Car Park Godmanchester (Map).
    Main Lead : Karen Laws
    Afterwards at the Black Bull Godmanchester.
    If anyone would like to take secondary lead for this event, please let me know at secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.

  • Tue
    19
    Jun
    2018

    3rd July boat trip full. Now booking places for Boat trip on Wed 4th July by sending your name to secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk
    Cost will be £65/number attending - usually 12 people.
    This 2nd trip will only run if there are sufficient numbers. You'll be notified if that is an option.

  • Tue
    19
    Jun
    2018

    Change of date!
    Last day to book your place with a model (or two) shooting round St Ives landmarks (perfect for George Dellar!) on 21st July by sending your name to secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk
    Final costs will be determined by number shooting.

  • Tue
    19
    Jun
    2018
    6:00 pmRaptor Centre: The Heath; St Ives Road; Woodhurst
    Note the 6pm start time! Opportunity for still and in flight photography. Join us for another visit to this impressive centre - the evening session will be exclusively for club members. There will be opportunities for technical guidance and advice throughout the evening from club members. Minimum 6 people £12 per head.
    The Raptor Foundation, The Heath, St. Ives Road, Woodhurst,  PE28 3BT

    http://www.raptorfoundation.org.uk/

    Booking required: If interested in this event, please notify secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name. Minimum numbers so if insufficient people, the event may be cancelled.

  • Tue
    26
    Jun
    2018
    7:00 pmHoughton

    A gentle walk along the river from Houghton to Godmanchester (and back).

    Meet in Houghton Centre for car parking (or NT if you're a member/willing to pay the car park).
    Main Lead : Tony Barraclough
    If anyone would like to take secondary lead for this event, please let me know at secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.

  • Sat
    30
    Jun
    2018

    Last day to book your place at the Club BBQ on 7th July by sending your name and how many guests (@£5/head) you'll be bringing to secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk

  • Tue
    03
    Jul
    2018

    Last day to book your place on the Photography Challenge round St Ives on 10th July by sending your name to secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk
    The event is free but I need to know numbers to print off sufficient challenge sheets.

  • Tue
    03
    Jul
    2018
    7:00 pmSt Ives
    NOW FULL on this first 2 hour cruise along the River Great Ouse. Leaving from the Quay St Ives.
    12 maximum seats - £65 per hour cost shared. First come first served! Early booking recommended.

    Booking required: If interested in this event, please notify secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.
    A second trip has been organised for Wed 4th should there be sufficient numbers.
    Minimum numbers so if insufficient people, the event may be cancelled.
    Meet afterwards at the Oliver Cromwell pub.

    https://ourstives.com/clubs-st-ives/electric-river-boat-st-ives/

  • Wed
    04
    Jul
    2018
    7:00 pmSt Ives
    A second 2 hour cruise along the River Great Ouse. Leaving from the Quay St Ives.
    12 maximum seats - £65 per hour cost shared. First come first served! Early booking recommended.

    Booking required: If interested in this event, please notify secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.
    Minimum numbers so if insufficient people, the event may be cancelled.
    Meet afterwards at the Oliver Cromwell pub.

    https://ourstives.com/clubs-st-ives/electric-river-boat-st-ives/

  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018
    2:00 pmLodel Farm, Needingworth
    Update: New later (finalised) date for BBQ.
    Mark invites you to join him at his farm as follows: ”Please leave a space in your Summer Diary for this highly sociable event watching grown men trying to pretend they know how to cook! Families and friends very welcome. Bring your own meat /fish/poultry etc for the barbeque and own chair for sitting on. The club will provide a soft drink based Punch, as well as cutlery, plates, cups etc, plus bread, condiments, salads, side dishes and savoury snacks. There is a charge of £5.00 a head for this. A fantastic range of home-made desserts will finish off the evening! Fingers crossed for the weather, though it will be held under cover if it rains.”
    Members will be contacted to help on the evening closer to the time.
  • Tue
    10
    Jul
    2018
    7:00 pmSt Ives

    The photo challenge gives you a list of 30 items to capture in a series of photographs over 2 hours (or less). The trick is they must be in order with no gaps or extra shots!

    Meet up at the pub afterwards for social and judging.
    Organiser: Ian Montgomery
    Booking required: If interested in this event, please notify secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.
    This is so I know how many challenge sheets to print.

  • Sat
    14
    Jul
    2018
    Sun
    15
    Jul
    2018
    Duxford

    The second of the annual Duxford Air displays

    https://www.iwm.org.uk/events/flying-legends-air-show-2018
    Booking required: You will need to purchase your own tickets at the address above. If interested meeting up with anyone, please notify secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name and where you would be able to meet (Location & time).

  • Tue
    17
    Jul
    2018
    7:00 pmRSPB Fen Drayton, Swavesey
    Join Mark for a relaxed evening walk among the lakes. Opportunities for wildfowl shots and landscape images. Review your work with other members
    Meet in car park NORTH of guided busway on the left hand side of roadway.

    http://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/f/fendraytonlakes/
    Main Lead : Mark Hudson
    If anyone would like to take secondary lead for this event, please let me know at secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.

  • Sat
    21
    Jul
    2018

    Last day to book your place on the Cambridge Walk on 4th August by sending your name to secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk
    This is a free event but we need to know numbers

  • Sat
    21
    Jul
    2018
    tbcSt Ives

    Note: New date!
    If you enjoyed the portraiture evenings we've had and want to try some more shots with models, this will be the ideal opportunity. Depending on numbers and weather we'll organise either an outdoor shoot or studio.

    Need to know numbers in advance to organise booking and for slots.
    Organiser: Ian Montgomery
    There will be additional costs associated with this event.
    Booking required: If interested in this event, please notify secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.
    Minimum numbers so if insufficient people, the event may be cancelled.

  • Tue
    24
    Jul
    2018
    7:00 pmSt Ives
    The club is a Corporate "Friend" of the reserve and thus members have access at most times. This is an annual visit to the reserve to enjoy the ambience of this peaceful area within the St Ives.

    http://www.stives-town.info/locations/detail.asp?GetLocID=510
    If anyone would like to take secondary lead for this event, please let me know at secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.

  • Tue
    31
    Jul
    2018
    7:00 pmGodmanchester

    Meet at the Car Park at the end of Cow Lane. Wander around Godmanchester's own Nature reserve, created from gravel pits.
    Main Lead : Karen Laws
    If anyone would like to take secondary lead for this event, please let me know at secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.
     

  • Sat
    04
    Aug
    2018
    2:00 pmCambridge
    A look at some of the interesting architecture in Cambridge and combine with a bit of street photography. It's also the Thai festival weekend on Parker's Piece so something else to enjoy. Meet up outside the Guild Hall in Market Square.

    Main Lead: Jason Archontides

  • Tue
    07
    Aug
    2018
    7:00 pmNeedingworth
    Join at the RSPB reserve just outside Needingworth.Meet in the RSPB car park at the end of the village going out towards Bluntisham.
    Afterwards at the Queens Head pub in Needingworth.

    http://www.holywell-cum-needingworth.cambs.info/locations/detail.asp?GetLocID=2401
    Main lead : Ian Montgomery
    If anyone would like to take secondary lead for this event, please let me know at secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.

  • Tue
    14
    Aug
    2018
    7:00 pmGodmanchester

    Read the booklet for all the information you need to know for this brand new walk
    Main Lead : Karen Laws

  • Tue
    21
    Aug
    2018
    7:30 pmSt Ives

    An evening to let your hair down and just enjoy a social chat. Venue will be the Golden Lion pub on Market Hill, next to the church. It offers a wide range of food for those that wish to partake as well as a comfortable and relatively quiet environment so we can be sure to be heard whilst chatting.
    Note the slightly later start time and that whilst we commonly finish at 21:00 due to light levels, I don't see this being a restricting factor for our social !
    Hope to see you all there. Cemeras optional !

  • Tue
    28
    Aug
    2018
    7:00 pmHuntingdon
    Meet at the bottom of the car park (entrance to the park) for a prompt 7:00pm start. Wander through woodland, round lakes and over meadows.

    http://www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/hinchingbrookecountrypark
    Main Lead : Hayley Howett
    If anyone would like to take secondary lead for this event, please let me know at secretary@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name.

  • Tue
    04
    Sep
    2018

    Anthony Hans will present a review of Summer Programme.

  • Tue
    11
    Sep
    2018

    Alice to present her images from her trip to Australia. Followed by a practical session on print mounting by Gary Dean.

  • Tue
    18
    Sep
    2018

    A talk titled "A Learning Curve" by Justin Minns.

    Justin says "Over the last few years I have become increasingly absorbed by landscape photography. This presentation aims to pass along some of the things I have learnt during that time, illustrated by plenty of images."

  • Sat
    22
    Sep
    2018
    Sun
    23
    Sep
    2018
    Duxford

    Last of the Duxford air displays of the season. This is the Battle of Britain air display filled with WWI & WWII aircraft. Late season can give different (and sometimes more challenging lighting) but another great day out.

    https://www.iwm.org.uk/events/duxford-battle-of-britain-air-show-2018
    Booking required: You will need to purchase your own tickets at the address above. If interested meeting up with anyone, please notify programme@stives-photoclub.org.uk with your name and where you would be able to meet (Location & time).

  • Tue
    25
    Sep
    2018

    Monthly Competition 1 (Sept) with Judge Richard Houghton.

  • Tue
    02
    Oct
    2018

    A talk on Macro Photography by Alice followed by a practical session on Macro Photography.

  • Tue
    09
    Oct
    2018

    No Meeting but good opportunity to photograph at the fair.

  • Tue
    16
    Oct
    2018

    A talk titled "Colourful Contrasts of India and Nepal" by John Wrigley

  • Tue
    23
    Oct
    2018

    Critique Evening with Barrie & Liz Hatten.

  • Tue
    30
    Oct
    2018

    Monthly Competition 2 (Oct) with Judge Andy Swain

  • Tue
    06
    Nov
    2018

    A talk by Steve Laws on a USA roadtrip with tips on how he takes and processes his images. This includes some Milky Way images and tips on how to photograph the Milky Way. This is followed by a practical session on getting to know your camera. So please bring your cameras with you.

  • Fri
    09
    Nov
    2018
    Sat
    10
    Nov
    2018

    Annual Exhibition.

  • Tue
    13
    Nov
    2018

    A talk on New Zealand by Stan Mace. Followed by a practical session.

  • Tue
    20
    Nov
    2018

    A talk titled "From Shoot to Print" by Malcolm Sales.

    A masterclass on getting the best out of using Adobe Lightroom. As a professional photographer shooting about 100+ images a day Malcolm will demonstrate how he uses this excellent programme to speed up his workflow.

    Topics will include:
    - Importing files into Lightroom and using MetaData Presets
    - Developing the image
    - Exporting the image (including printing)

  • Tue
    27
    Nov
    2018

    Monthly Competition 3 (Nov) with Judge Dave Stewart.

  • Sat
    01
    Dec
    2018
    Sun
    02
    Dec
    2018
    10:00 amSt Ives Corn Exchange

    Arts and Crafts Exhibition with an exhibition of our prints

  • Tue
    04
    Dec
    2018

    1. Four Seasons – My Photographic Year.” by Anthony Barraclough. This is a collection of images taken at one location over a number of years in season order starting with Winter.
    2. Followed by Photoshop by Steve Laws. This will be a follow up to Malcom Sales talk on Lightroom and will cover the following Photoshop techniques: layers and mask; focus stacking; replacing a sky; healing and cloning.

  • Tue
    11
    Dec
    2018

    Quartet Competition with Judge David Steel.

  • Tue
    18
    Dec
    2018

    Christmas Social Evening.

  • Tue
    25
    Dec
    2018

    No Meeting.