Winter Programme 2020-2021
Note that all online talks and DPI competitions start at the usual time of 8pm but will be shorter than a normal club night at the Free Church. Note that the programme after Christmas will change as we switch to online for this season.
If you are interested in joining one of our talks you can request free access to one talk here.
An online talk by club president Steve Laws who will talk about Adobe Lightroom Classic and his workflow including organisation of files and backup. A lot of what is discussed will apply to other tools.
An online talk on "The Danube Delta and its Wildlife" by member Gary Dean.
In June 2019 Gary & Clare spent a week in Romania at a remote location in the Danube Delta. The reserve was specifically designed for photographers. The talk will look at the diversity of wildlife in the delta, especially the birds from the white tailed eagle to the penduline tit. Gary will tell the story behind some of the shots and discuss his personal approach to capturing the action especially birds in flight.
Our Annual General Meeting postponed from April 2020 will be held online.
An online talk by Roger Reynolds on "India - Land of Contrasts".
A talk showing the life and people of the Rajasthan. The images will illustrate the sites and scenes of this wonderful country as well as a in depth look at the fantastic people of this colourful land. It attempts to give a realistic portrayal of the life style of the ordinary people of India showing how they live and work. It is not an attempt to show the depravity that exists, but the true picture of a happy and friendly people who are happy with their lot. The talk begins in Delhi and visits Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaipur and Agra with a visit to one of the most famous gatherings the Pushkar Camel Fair. This is not a sight seeing visit to the palaces and temples of India but a look and the real the India, its people.
An online DPI only competition with Judge Ben Pike.
An online talk by club member Alice Kendrick on Islands in the Mediterranean in Spring.
Most years in spring Alice’s work takes her to the Mediterranean to explore the wildflowers and fauna with guests on the tours she runs. In this talk she will take you on a whistle-stop tour of the islands she has visited and share their springtime charm along with tales of her adventures along the way.
An online Photoshop session from member Petros Spyrou who is a Photoshop professional.
An online DPI only competition with Judge Dave Stewart.
Daniel presents an illustrated talk on water in its many varied forms, from the liquid stuff at the seaside and in the rivers, to clouds, rain and rainbows, fog, ice, and more. There are also shots of wildlife associated with water, so something for everyone! See https://www.danielbridge.co.uk/water-photography-talk.php
An online DPI only competition with Judge Ron Tear.
An online talk by Jullian Elliot on "Mongolia – Eagle Hunters".
Mongolia - From Steppe to Eagle Hunters. Journey from Mongolia's capital to the Altai in the country's far west. See how Julian's journey in this vast country unfolded and hear how he captured the vast landscapes and the people that inhabit them. Watch how Julian switches between from being a landscape photographer to travel to sports when the talk finishes with a look at the Eagle Festival
Julian Elliott has been a professional landscape and travel photographer for 10 years. Having started writing for a number of British UK photography magazines he started selling his work through the World renowned Getty Images. To date his work has sold in over 40 countries and he has travelled in over 30 countries capturing the world around him.
Four Way Competition with St Neots, Ely, and March. This year hosted by St Neots over ZOOM. Judge: Nigel Rea ARPS
As we cannot get together this year for our usual party of good food, drink and quizzes we have decided that this year we want each member to upload 2 images to PhotoEntry on a Christmas or Winter theme. PhotoEntry "Christmas Social 2020" is open under the "non competition images". A direct link is here
Alice will share your images on the night on Microsoft Teams and we would like the author to say a few words about each image. This will be followed by a Christmas Quiz that Jonathan is setting for us.
Bring your own food, drink, Christmas hats and jumpers.