Wed 8th September 2021
We are back in the Village Hall after a period of 18 months. Tonight, we will be making sure everything is in good working order and enjoying each other’s company once again. A selection of images on screen and a cup of Steve’s coffee should complete the evening.
Wed 15th September
STORIES BEHIND THE PICTURES
We welcome back Cliff Hide who shows us some of his favourite press photos from his career to date and the how, why and circumstances that put him in the right place at the right time. The stories range from the humorous and light hearted to the deeply tragic. www.cliffhide.com
Thur 16th September
ZOOM MEETING - A JOURNEY AROUND UNUSUAL PLACES
Our first zoom meeting features our own travelling man, Bill Scott, who takes us on a journey which could be off the beaten track.
Wed 22nd September
Matthew Cattell is an award winning photographer who gained the Landscape Photographer of the Year Award in 2016. In tonight’s talk he will cover all aspects of outdoor photography, from panoramic vistas down to the details and behaviour of the wildlife on our doorstep. www.matthewcattellphotography.com
Wed 29th September
A practical evening where all members have the chance to vote for their favourite prints and digital images to be used in future matches with other Camera Clubs.
Images for next week’s Digital Competition should be submitted by email no later than today. The e-mail address can be found in the Programme booklet..
Wed 6th October
DIGITAL COMPETITION No 1
We are expecting a large entry for our first open competition tonight which will be judged by Kevin Day from the Stoke Poges Photographic Club.
Wed 13th October
STILL LIFE, ALLEGORY, VANITAS AND MOMENTO MORI
A fascinating title for tonight’s presentation when Rojer Weightman will give us a history of and the differences between still life and its variants in Art and Photography. www.sciroccophotographic.com
Prints are required tonight for the first Print Competition next week. Titles should be sent to the print entry e-mail address..
Wed 20th October
PRINT COMPETITION No 1
Once again, a large entry is expected for the first Open Print Competition which will be judged by Graeme Sleeman from the Hungerford Camera Club.
Thur 21st October
Wed 27th October
LYKIA - HIDDEN CORNERS
Mark Buckley-Sharp ARPS APAGB CPAGB and Judy LRPS APAGB CPAGB present another study of Turkey, this time looking at the region of Lykia where they explore a variety of locations, some very remote, some less so but rarely visited and some just simply not noticed by the typical visitor www.mjbsharp.me.uk
Wed 3rd November
I SHOOT ANIMALS ….. AND SOMETIMES I CUT THEIR HEADS OFF
Steven Galvin shares his portfolio depicting many branches of natural history from around the world, above and below sea level, wild and otherwise. Steven recounts stories and anecdotes, imparts information and advice plus discusses shooting and post-processing techniques. www.stevengalvin.photography.
Wed 10th November
ROSEBOWL COMPETITION - ROUND ONE
We are the hosts for the first round this season when we welcome members from the Croxley, Hemel Hempstead and Stoke Poges Camera Clubs.
Wed 17th November
A YEAR IN JAPAN
Ric Gillams shows images taken four years ago when he was working in Tokyo and exploring Japan. The contrasts in geography, architecture, technology, culture and climate never cease to surprise. www.ricgillamsphotography.co.uk
Thur 18th November
Wed 24th November
THE JOURNEY AFTER ABPE
Chris Forster DPAGB EFIAP FBPE MFIAP shows his award winning images and tells a story about taking pictures for and entering BPE national exhibitions.
Images for next week’s Digital Competition should be submitted by email no later than today. The e-mail address can be found in the Programme booklet.
Wed 1st December
DIGITAL COMPETITION No 2
TThere is no set subject tonight so it should, once again, be a high entry. Our images will be judged by Sandy Watson.
AN EYE ON THE HEBRIDES
Ruari Cumming ARPS presents a photographic tour through the Hebrides. An evening of wonderful images, some history and a few humorous stories, all accompanied with AV sequences and captivating music. http://www.hebridean-island-images.com/Shows.html
CHRISTMAS STARTS HERE
Our Chairman Alan hosts an evening of entertainment with a festive theme. Christmas audio visual sequences, Christmas music, poetry reading by Pam Ayres and coffee and mince pies. The only way to start the Christmas season.MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR MEMBERS
Wed 5th January 2022
IMPROVING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY
Martin Patten DPAGB LRPS AFIAP BPE4 presents a talk designed for beginners and intermediate workers and of course does work for advanced workers as well who are looking to improve or broaden their photography into different genres
Prints are required tonight for the second Print Competition next week. Titles should be sent to the print entry e-mail address.
Wed 12th January
PRINT COMPETITION No 2
Once again, there is no set subject tonight when our prints will be judged by Rojer Weightman from the Stoke Poges Photographic Club.
Round Two of the Rosebowl Competition is taking place tonight at the XRR Photographic Society.
Wed 19th January
JAPAN AND BRAZIL
One of the club’s finest Natural History photographers, Nigel Glover-Wright LRPS shares his images taken in the winter snows in Japan and the Pantanal area of Brazil.
Wed 26th January
AN EVENING WITH NIGEL FENNER AND RAY LEWIS
A presentation of superb images from two of our most experienced photographers.Digital images for next week’s Natural History Competition should be submitted by email no later than today.
Wed 2nd February
NATURAL HISTORY COMPETITION
This year’s annual competition will be judged by Steven Galvin LRPS from the Marlow Camera Club.
Thur 3rd February
ZOOM MEETING: LONDON 24.
Award winning photographer Mark O'Leary recalls his experiences when he participated in four of these annual events organised by Nikon and Fuji when a full 24 hours was spent each time taking photographs of the city and entering the various set subject competitions.
Wed 9th February
Wed 16th February
THE ART OF WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY
Professional photographer Tom Way makes a return visit with a selection of stunning artistic images from around the world. This is definitely an evening you must not miss. www.tomwayphotography.co.uk.
Wed 23rd February
ZOOM MEETING: ROSEBOWL COMPETITION
We join the zoom meeting at Leighton Buzzard Camera Club to see how we get on in the final round this evening.
Wed 2nd March
NEW DIGITAL ADVENTURE
This new talk by Colin Harrison FRPS FBPE FIPF MFIAP MPSA GPSA EFIAP/d3 FRPS MPAGB AWPF shows the creative side of his photography and includes some of his digital “secrets.” He will be covering many different genres of work including images used in International panels and exhibitions, “believe it or not” images, how to replace a sky in an image and how he uses lesser known imaging software. www.colinharrisonphotography.uk
Images for next week’s Digital Competition should be submitted by email no later than today
Wed 9th March
DIGITAL COMPETITION No 3
Yet again there is no set subject for Round 3 this season - our images will be judged by Mark Buckley-Sharp making his second visit this season.
Wed 16th March
ZOOM MEETING: A PHOTOGRAPHIC ADVENTURE IN NAMIBIA
Tristram Reed presents an entertaining and informative travelogue about a landscape and architecture photographic holiday to the southern part of Namibia. It is not a wildlife tour though he did have the trials and tribulations of jackals lurking outside their tents as they tried to sleep!
Wed 23rd March
ALL BAR ONE - PART ONE
Micki Aston CPAGB MCloJ makes a welcome return visit to take us on the first half of a photographic journey to every single state in the USA except Hawaii. This is literally a journey around all 50 states (including Washington DC as a state). Part Two to follow next season. www.astonimages.com
Wed 30th March
6 x 4 COMPETITION & DISCUSSION EVENING
This very popular competition which we can all enter will be held in the first half of the evening. The second half of the evening gives you the chance to vote for Set Subjects which will be used next season
Images for next week’s Fourth Round Digital Competition should be submitted by email no later than today.
Thur 31st March
ZOOM MEETING: JPCR 6-CLUB COMPETITION
The Burghfield Camera Club are the hosts for this year’s competition which features the very best images from six local clubs. This major competition will be judged by Daan Olivier FRPS AFIAP from the Bracknell Camera Club.
Wed 6th April
DIGITAL COMPETITION No 4
There is no Set Subject tonight when our projected digital images are judged by Damon Guy from the Marlow Camera Club.
Wed 13th April
GREAT RAILWAY JOURNEYS - LONDON TO PENZANCE
Albert Braithwaite APAGB takes over from Michael Portillo and guides us along our local Great Western line.
Prints are required tonight for the last Print Competition next week Titles should be sent to the print entry e-mail address.
Wed 20th April
PRINT COMPETITION No 4
Once again, there is no Set Subject tonight when our prints will be judged by Brian Burden LRPS from the Wokingham and East Berkshire Camera Club.
Thur 21st April
Wed 27th April
LOCKDOWN WILTSHIRE WILDLIFE
NOTE: This will now be a Zoom meeting.
We are pleased to welcome back Pam and Eddy Lane both ARPS DPAGB EFIAP APAGB with a selection of stunning Natural History images taken in their home County during the recent lockdown period www.eddyandpamlanephotography.zenfolio.com
Digital images for next week’s Picture of the Year Competition should be submitted by email no later than today.
Thur 28th April
Sorry, this has been cancelled.
Wed 4th May
PICTURE OF THE YEAR COMPETITION
NOTE: This is now a Zoom meeting.
Our digital images and prints are judged by Caroline Colegate ARPS APAGB from the Bracknell Camera Club. The very best work from the four rounds of this season’s ladder competitions (excluding the Natural History competition) is brought together to find the best shot this year
Wed 11th May
The Art of Judging
Our Chairman, Alan Copeland, hosts a workshop which will explore how to judge a club competition. Audience participation and discussion will be welcomed.
Wed 18th May
David Hogg introduces and explains this modern development in aerial image taking and the evening will include a live outdoor demonstration (weather permitting) of the equipment used. www.horizonimaging.co.uk
Images for next week’s Monochrome Digital Competition should be submitted by email no later than today.
Thur 19th May
Sorry this has been cancelled.
Wed 25th May
MONOCHROME DIGITAL IMAGE COMPETITION
This season’s competition images will be judged by Colin Harrison making his second visit to our club this season.
Wed 1st June
A PERSONAL RESPONSE
We all see the world slightly differently. In this evening’s presentation, Chris Palmer FRPS EFIAP DPAGB APAGB shows the photographic apprenticeship he served and the path to an RPS Fellowship. www.chrispalmerphotographer.co.uk
Wed 8th June
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Yet another season nearly over. Come along tonight to hear the end of term reports and have your vote on what we do next year.
Wed 15th June
ZOOM MEETING - AN EAST AFRICAN WILDLIFE DIGITAL ODYSSEY
Presented by Ian Whiston DPAGB EFIAP/g ABPE from Northwich, Cheshire.
Thur 16th June
ZOOM MEETING - Cancelled
Wed 22nd June
TALES OF THE UINEXPECTED
Our Chairman, Alan Copeland LRPS APAGB presents another one of his Curiosities evenings which contains a number of twists designed to keep the audience on their toes. www.curiosities.co.uk.
Wed 29th June
8 by 10 EVENING
This has been cancelled.
The Club continues to meet throughout July and August when the opportunity is taken to visit local venues in a series of Field Trips. Locations are found to give the maximum potential for creative photography and technical help and guidance is freely given by experienced Club members.