2015-16 Programme

The latest version of the MPS winter section of the programme can be download in a PDF format by clicking on the blue hyperlink below. It will open in a separate page.  If you want print it, its on 7 pages of A4 Landscape Paper.

Update Feb 28 2016

Date Day Title Description Speaker / Judge / Leader
03 Mar 16 Thu Members Night Over the past year we have had talks on photography projects and putting together a short audio visual (AV) presentation.  Tonight we will have the opportunity to view some members projects an AV’s. Led by : Ian Petitt
05 Mar 16 Sat to Tues European City Workshop
4 Day European Photographic Trip
Details to follow Led by : Helen Willis
07 Mar 16 Mon Derby Photographic Society Competition (AWAY Leg) This is a two leg competition. Always interesting to see the same images judged by two different judges. Its great to be competing with our colleagues at Derby Photographic Society again. Eborn House, Leylands Estate, Broadway, Derby DE22 1AY Helen Willis
10 Mar 16 Thu Nempf slideshow A two part digital presentation with commentary of this years NEMPF Exhibition acceptances. Sit back and enjoy some of the regions selected images Led by : Ian Petitt
17 Mar 16 Thu Derby Photographic Society Competition (Home Leg) This is a two leg competition. Always interesting to see the same images judged by two different judges. Its great to be competing with our colleagues at Derby Photographic Society again. Thomas Cook Memorial Hall Judge to be Confirmed
22 Mar 16 Tue Committee Meeting Secretary: Ken England
24 Mar 16 Thu Members Talks A two part presentation from Paul & Alastair. Alastair will be discussing the Photographic Society of American and showing his 18 acceptances. Paul will be talking on the dark side of digital technology, “How to keep your Pictures” Speakers :
Alastair Moore & Paul Cooper
27 Mar 16 Sun Easter Weekend
31 Mar 16 Thu Photography – Art for the untalented A wide selection of prints on many subjects in both colour and monochrome reflecting my interest  in photography as a hobby. It will be a relaxed informal evening Speaker : Colin Lushby
07 Apr 16 Thu Captivating Nature – Wildlife of Britain and beyond We will open with a short music slideshow, which showcases diverse range exotic subjects. The main part of the presentation will be split into two. The first half will concentrate on some of the projects Des worked on in a calendar year – a glimpse into his approach as a full-time wildlife photographer. Then after the break, we will journey further afield, first to Europe, then to South East Asia. Speaker : Des Ong
11 Apr 16 Mon Closing date for Annual Competition To Competition Secretary Comp Sec: Helen Willis
14 Apr 16 Thu Annual Internal Competition Our annual competition for both print & digital images. Members can submit images from any genre of photography. Judge: Louise Walton
14 Apr 16 Thu The last opportunity for members to submit items for the AGM agenda and to nominate or express an interest in any committee posts President
19 Apr 16 Tue Practical Session In the programme for 2015/16 we’re keen to introduce more practical sessions through the winter months. These can either take the form of indoor workshops or outdoor events. Members are asked to submit ideas. For further information, See the website
21 Apr 16 Thu ‘The Prints & The paper’ A print lecture sponsored by Fotospeed. Chris discusses his own method of photography and will talk about print production, illustrated with his own (mostly landscape) images. Speaker : Chris Palmer
28 Apr 16 Thu AGM The Annual General Meeting fir the election of officers, reports and business matters of the Society. Chaired by President
13/05/2016 Fri Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony Provsional Data President