Programme of events

FUTURE EVENTS  2018 -2019                                                    TO DOWnload a .pdf copy CLICK HERE

Unless otherwise stated all meetings are on Tuesdays at 7·30pm

20st November – John Gardner – Another Day at the Office – John will show a mixture of images covering all aspects of his life as a commercial photographer including nature, wedding, portrait, commercial and studio work. Some possible images of nudity

27th November – Digital images: Colour themed – The Golden Hour, Mono – Open Judge: Sally Sallett, Wakefield

4th December – Monty Trent and Andrew Winfield – You Be The Judge –Learning from the judging process. An opportunity for members to learn about critiquing images and finding ways to improve their own picture taking.
Hand in Ladies v Gents Annual Comp

11thDecember – Terry Donnelly FRPS FSWPP FBPE MPAGB EFIAP – Terry will begin the evening by showing some of his award winning images taken with Sony mirrorless cameras. Following the break, he will explain how the images were taken and answer any questions about the equipment on show and how it can be best used. He will be supported by a member of staff from Jessops and a digital imaging expert from Sony UK plus a full range of Sony kit for members to look at and handle (just in time for Christmas!).

18th December – Ladies v Gents – More competitive than the War of the Roses, more challenging than a marathon – it’s that time of year again! Christmas Fare will be served after the competition.


8th January – The President’s Evening
Hand in LPS 4 Prints: Colour themed – A Song Title, Mono – Open

15th January – Steve Gosling – Hyperbole, Exaggeration & Distortion – an insight into Steve’s philosophy, beliefs and the principles that underpin his work. He will talk about the importance of emotion in photography, about how photographs should be less about technical perfection and more about communication and how we photographers should be true to our vision & not constrained by desires to please others with our images.
Hand in Inter club 3 Set Subject: Opposites, Set Theme: Sports, Action and Photojournalism

22rd January – LPS 4: Prints: Colour themed – A Song Title, Mono – Open Judge: Bob Free, Leeds
Hand in YPU entries

29th January – Ian Wray – Street Photography and Documentary Projects – This presentation features Ian’s street photography and documentary projects, many of which were shot in and around his home city of Leeds and will include tips on how to approach these genres of photography.
Hand in LPS 5 Digital images – Mono themed: Something Beginning With ‘K’, Colour- Open

5th February – Inter club 3 Selection Set Subject: Opposites, Set Theme: Sports, Action and Photojournalism
After the interval members are invited to show URBAN IMAGES

12th February – LPS 5 Digital images: Mono themed – Something Beginning with’K’, Colour – Open Judge: Paul Bullock, Ripon

Hand in LPS 6 Prints: Colour themed – Circle(s), Mono – Open

19th February – Andrea Hargreaves EFIAP DPAGB BP3 PSA4 – The Art of Metamorphosis – The Art of Metamorphosis is the journey Andrea’s images take from photoshoot to finished print or pdi. She will show how her workflow has developed and the metamorphosis of a straight image into a fantasy creation. There may be some images of nudity.

26th February – LPS 6: Prints: Colour themed – Circle(s), Mono – Open Judge: Stephanie Cook, Leeds
5th March Members’ Night -‘Photographers Question Time ’. In the style of Gardeners Question Time, members will be invited to send in questions (+digital images if required) to be answered by a panel and stimulate discussion amongst members.
Hand in Inter club 4 Set Subject: Derelict Beauty, Set Theme: Nature

12th March – Mark Gilligan FBIPP LRPS – A Bit of a Journey – the presentation plots Mark’s career from advertising, BBC TV, Home Office Photography and Video National Director and his concurrent life as a Professional Landscape Photographer
Hand in Annual Exhibition entries

19th March – Interclub 4 Selection Set Subject: Derelict Beauty, Set Theme: Nature
After the interval – St Edmunds Church Project – Various images selected from the project will be shown.

26th March – Annual Exhibition judging – Prints

2nd April – Annual Exhibition judging – Digital Images

9th April – AGM – as usual you are offered the opportunity to hear about the organisation and running of the society, its financial health, membership and to vote on board any changes to the committee as required.

16th/23rd April No Meeting

30th April – Start of Summer Programme