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.

  • 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
    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
    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.

  • 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
    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

  • 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."

  • 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.

Draft Summer Programme 2019

  • Mon
    29
    Apr
    2019
    7:00 pmMeet at carpark at the end of Meadow Lane in Upwood Map ref TL 243 826

    Annual trip to see the Bluebells at Lady Wood. Website
    Contact: Gary Dean

  • Tue
    07
    May
    2019
    7:00 pmMeet end of Cow Lane and park on verge

    Gravel Pits and Riverside Walk. Website
    Contact: Karen Laws

  • Tue
    14
    May
    2019
    7:00 pmSt Judiths Lane Sawtry, Huntingdon PE28 5XE

    Woodland walk in Aversley Wood. Website
    Contact: Gary Dean

  • Tue
    21
    May
    2019
    7:00 pmMeet Wicken Fen NT Car Park. Lode Ln, Wicken, Ely CB7 5XP

    Fen walk. Website
    Contact: Ian Montgomery

  • Tue
    28
    May
    2019
    7:00 pmMeet Houghton Clock Tower PE28 2AX

    River Meadow Walk. Website
    Afterwards at 3 Horseshoe Pub, Houghton
    Contact: Mark Hudson

  • Tue
    04
    Jun
    2019
    7:00 pmFollow signs to car park on Eastern edge of Needingworth village

    Walk around established gravel pits and scrubland. Bring binoculars if you have them. Website
    Afterwards at Queens Head Pub in Needingworth High St.
    Contact: Ian Montgomery

  • Tue
    11
    Jun
    2019
    7:00 pmFerryboat Inn Car park. Ferryboat Inn, Holywell, Holywell Front, St Ives PE27 4TG

    Meander in the meadows
    Afterwards at the Ferryboat Inn
    Contact: Mark Hudson

  • Tue
    18
    Jun
    2019
    7:00 pmMeet at New Decoy Farm Great Fen Information Point. On the B660, the old A1 to Ramsey St Marys road.

    Explore Holme Fen and Great Fen. Website
    Contact: Gary Dean

  • Tue
    25
    Jun
    2019
    7:00 pm The Heath, St Ives Rd, Woodhurst, Huntingdon PE28 3BT

    An evening of photographing various birds of prey in flight and on perches. Website
    Admission Charge £15
    Contact: Ian Montgomery

  • Sat
    29
    Jun
    2019
    7:00 pmLodel Farm, Overcote Lane, Needingworth

    Our annual get together in Marks lovely garden with home cooked BBQ food and desserts. Bring a folding chair and meat/fish/veg. Will be under cover if bad weather but hopefully not.
    Admission Charge £5 to cover non-alcoholic punch, condiments, bread rolls, sweets and desserts.
    Contact: Mark Hudson

  • Tue
    02
    Jul
    2019
    7:00 pmMeet at the visitors car park

    Walk around the country park. Website
    Contact: Tony Barraclough

  • Sat
    06
    Jul
    2019
    10:00 amTBD

    A group visit to photography the historic riverside town of Ely
    Contact: TBD

  • Tue
    09
    Jul
    2019
    6:30 pmSt Ives Quay Side

    Trip for 12 members on the electric boat upstream to Hemingford. Booking/payment essential to reserve space. Will add a second boat on Wednesday 10th if enough interest. Website
    Cost: £12/head
    Contact: Mark Hudson

  • Tue
    16
    Jul
    2019
    7:00 pmOutside Sainsbury's PE27 5BY. Sainsbury's Car Park free after 6pm

    Walk through Huntingdon to photographic the historic buildings. Website
    Contact: Karen Laws

  • Tue
    23
    Jul
    2019
    7:00 pmHolt Island Nature Reserve

    Walk around the secluded island overlloking St Ives and the meadows. Website
    Contact: Chris Coakley

  • Tue
    30
    Jul
    2019
    7:00 pmBridge Place car park, PE29 2AB. Free after 6pm

    Photograph Godmanchester and its historic buildings with a history talk by Karen. Website
    Contact: Karen Laws

  • Tue
    06
    Aug
    2019
    7:00 pmGolden Lion Hotel. Market Hill, Market Ln, Saint Ives PE27 5AL

    Meet up for drinks and a chat at the Golden Lion Hotel. Website

  • Tue
    13
    Aug
    2019
    7:00 pmTBD

    Details TBD
    Contact Tim Norman

  • Tue
    20
    Aug
    2019
    7:00 pmMeet outside Free Church

    Challenge to find and photograph 30 items from a list in St Ives.
    Afterwards at the Golden Lion Hotel for a drink and judging.
    Contact: Ian Montgomery.

Draft Winter Programme 2019-2020