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GOSPORT CAMERA CLUB

Gosport Water Front by Malcolm Sowdon DPAGB

Gosport Camera Club Programme 2017-18
All dates are Tuesdays and venue is HEDCA unless otherwise stated, at 7.15pm for a 7.30 start

2017
September 5th: Chairman’s Evening 
We start this Photographic Season with a welcome to members both old and new.  Alderman Geoff O’Neill will present the awards for last year's work.  In addition there will be an exhibition of Prints, and a PDI show followed by a delicious buffet provided by the Stroud family.

September 19th: Presentation by Sue Sibley from New Forest Camera Club
This is a talk about Sue’s journey in photography so far; the virtues of being in a club, and doing all the Distinctions as well as judging. She will also detail how these have improved her photography.  The evening will be illustrated by prints, and she will explain how she produced some of them and why.

October 3rd: Competition 1 - PRINTS.  Groups A & B,  Subject:- “Open”
Judged by Jim Pascoe ARPS ABIPP from Highcliffe Infinity Camera Club

October 17th: Competition 2 - PDIs.  Groups A & B,  Subject:- “Open”
Judged by Colin Gogerty from Boscombe Camera Club

October 31st: Competition 3 - PRINTS. Set Subjects:-  Group A  “Horses”  Group B  “Trees or Woods" 
Judged by Paul O'Toole from Worthing Camera Club

November 14th:  S C P F PRINT LEAGUE COMPETITION  -  DIVISION 2.  
Judged by Alison Cawley ARPS, EFIAP, DPAGB of Southampton Camera Club. The competing clubs are Wokingham, Overton, Lymington, Newbury, Bracknell, Horndean, Viewfinders of Romsey, and ourselves.

November 21st:  “Street and Travel Photography” by Keven Sandall from Southampton  C.C.   
The talk consists of prints and PDIs and explains the techniques and similarity of shooting street and travel photography from the photographer's point of view.

November 28th: Competition 4 -  PDIs.   Groups A & B,  Subject:- “Open”
Judged by Andrew Mills MA (Photo} LRPS  LBIPP  from Southampton C.C. 

December 12th:  Xmas Meeting
Everyone is invited to our Christmas Party and as usual you are invited to produce and bring with you an un-mounted A4 print, not digitised in any way on the subject of “Christmas”. Members of the Club will choose the winner and a prize is on offer. This will be followed by a scrumptious seasonal buffet created for us once again,  by the Stroud Family, and a quiz compiled by Lynne Carter.

HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL

2018
January 9th: Competition 5 - PRINTS. Groups A & B,  Subject:-  “Open”
Judged by Ken Woods LRPS from Steyning C.C.

January 23rd: Competition 6 -  PDIs. Set Subjects:-  Group A “Birds” Group B “Perspective"
Judged by John Randall from Andover Split Image

February 6th: Interactive evening (Subject to be announced)

February 13th: “Jon Mitchell Goes Wild”.  An evening of entertainment and fun with our own Jon Mitchell

February 20th: Competition 7 -  PRINTS.  Set Subjects:-  Group A  “Trees and Woods” Group B “Horses”.
Judged by Chris Hutchinson from Yately C.C. 

March 6th: Competition 8 - PDIs. Groups A & B,  Subject:-  “Open”
Judged by Matthew White from Bishop’s Waltham C.C.

March 20th: S C P F  PDI LEAGUE COMPETITION – DIVISION 3
Judged by Andrew Mills ARPS MA (Photo).  The competing Clubs are Petersfield, Overton, Spectrum, Yateley, Viewfinders of Romsey, Wokingham, Horndean and ourselves. 

April 3rd: Competition 9 -  PRINTS. Groups A & B,  Subject:- “Open”
Judged by Peter Woodhouse from Salisbury Camera Club

April 7th: SATURDAY – Skittles Evening
Our annual social event held in the Crofton Pub, at Hill Head.  Price and menu will be announced closer to the evening.  Everyone is welcome including family and friends.

April 10th: "Digital Nature" by Maurice Pugh     
(This presentation replaces “Working on Themes” by Mrs Eva Worobiec)  

April 17th: Competion 10 -  PDIs.  Set Subjects :-  Group A “Perspective”   Group B “Birds"
Judged by Paul Bradley from Niton & District C.C.

May 1st : Print & Slide of the Year 
Judged by Keven Sandall from Southampton C.C.

May 15th: "Nature" - a presentation by Rebecca Hitchcock.
)This replaces "Digital Nature" by Maurice Pugh) 

May 29th: Exhibition Judging by Rob de Ruiter from Bognor Regis C.C.  

June 12th:  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
This is your chance to express your views on how the Club is run, and to make suggestions on any matters which concern you.  We will be electing a Committee for the coming year, so please take time to come along.  We need you to make the evening a success as without you the Club would not exist.

August 4th  - September 1st : 
EXHIBITION AT GOSPORT DISCOVERY CENTRE
Our Exhibition will be ready for viewing on the above dates. So please go along and have a look at the images on display.  Images will be withdrawn during the afternoon of the last day!