2nd September – Opening Night
Introductions, general welcome and information. Review of our work from the previous year. Calendar and 50th anniversary discussions. Preparation for Snods and annual Empire exhibitions.
9th September – Practical Evening
How to use mount cutters for framing, filters and accessories.
16th September – Guest Speaker
Larry Bedigan: Underwater and other exciting images.
23rd September – Critique and Analysis
Members present images for analysis and discussion.
Introduction of “Breaking the rules” PDI Competition.
Closing date for the PDI competition.
30th September – Image Processing “How do you do…?”
Members self-help – demonstrations and workshops covering
Photoshop and Lightroom
7th October – Guest Speaker
Julian Harrop from Beamish Museum presents the work of four North East Photographers.
14th October – Competition Results
Results of the PDI competition
Judge: David Illingworth
21st October – Animal Antic
Practical session – Selection of animals to photograph
Closing date for the Colour & Mono Prints Competition: Round 1
28th October – Sculptures
Ian Stonehouse – a look at the sculptures of Ray Lonsdale
4th November – Guest Speaker
Dale Wesley – Hill – Equine studies
11th November – Competition Results
Results of the 1st Round of the Colour and Mono Print Competition. Judge: Jed Wee.
18th November – 2 Members Present
2 Members Present: “Novice to now – My photographic journey
Closing date for Themed Competition: A Panel of 3 Prints
25th November – Guest Speaker
Ian Britton – Use of Drones in Photography
2nd December – You’ve been framed!
Internal club competition: “Pictures through a frame”
One PDI + one print
9th December – Competition Results
Results of the Panel of Three Competition. Judge – Stuart Skelsey
16th December – Christmas Party Night
6th January – Let you be the judge….
Judging exercises / discussion / analysis
Closing date for “Breaking the rules” PDI Competition
13th January – Guest Speaker
Joe Sheridan Second Installment
Closing date for the Colour & Mono Prints Competition: Round 2
20th January – Practical Evening
Flash photography, table top subjects and green screen images
27th January – NCPF Images evening
Selection of, and NOT just presentation of, images for NCPF and other external competitions.
3rd February – Competition Results
Results of the Colour & Mono Print Competition: Round 2
Judge – Dave Best
10th February – Competition Results
“Breaking the rules” PDI Competition. Judge TBC.
Closing date for the People Competition
17th February – Guest Speaker
Dave and Sheila Coates: “Two cameras out and about”
24th February – 3 Members present
Three members present an analysis of the work of an Artist or Photographer of their choice
2nd March – Competition Results
Results of the People Competition. Judge – David Stout
9th March – Guest Speaker
Catherine Ball Fine Art Photography
Closing date for the Colour & Mono Prints Competition: Round 3
16th March – The Homework Group present
A review and presentation of work by the Homework Group including their visits and assignments.
23rd March – TBA
Exciting announcement pending!!
30th March – Competition Results
Results of the Colour & Mono Print Competition. Round 3
Judge – Alan Porrett
6th April – AGM & Presentations night
13th April – No meeting (Easter Monday)
20th April – The Optional Extra…