Date  Event Title Description
Sep-17 Speaker – David Couldwell Fluke and Flaw A mixture of Motorcycle racing and everyday life. www.deeceei.com
Sep-24 Speaker – Bill Ward Landscape Bill (an actor who has starred in Emmerdale and Coronation Street) will take us through some of his landscape photography. www.billwardphotography.co.uk
Oct-01 Speaker – Ian Daisley The Peak District in Black and White Ian’s love of black & white photography is illustrated in this lecture, which shows the Peak District in monochrome. He will explain the ideas behind the images and the way in which they were planned, captured and processed.
Oct-08 AGM A review of the past year and chance for members to have their say on the future of the society and elect committee members.
Oct-15 Competition (internal) Theme – Mobile Phone We all have one, but how good are you at taking a picture with your mobile phone? Here’s your chance to show off your best in a fun competition.
Oct-22 Speaker – Des Ong Wildlife photography. An audio-visual journey showcasing wildlife images from the high, ice-capped Norwegian mountains to the tropical rainforest of Southeast Asia. www.captivatingnature.co.uk
Oct-29 Speaker – Steve Myall 100 Strangers The idea behind 100 Strangers project is to approach people you don’t know and ask them if you can photograph them right there and then. This is a form of street photography with permission required to photograph the person rather than taking a candid picture. Lots of tips on camera technique and getting a stranger to say yes.
Nov-05 Speaker – Simon Pearce Project-based photography
Nov-12 Speaker – Chris Fletcher Nature and Architecture A look at the works of photographer Chris Fletcher showing the images he has captured in the UK and from his travels abroad, focussing on the natural and man-made world.
Nov-19 Speaker – Andrea Hargreves The Art of Metamorphosis Andrea begins with a brief presentation of her early work, followed by an explanation of how her workflow developed from photoshoot to final image. She’ll show how ideas develop and how she creates her fantasy images. The presentation is mainly creative/altered reality with some female nudity.
Nov-26 Speaker – Derek Trendell Falklands – Conflict & Wildlife Derek visited the Falkland Islands in January 2018 for about three weeks. He went to see and photograph the wildlife but got drawn into the history of the war and his talk deals with both aspects. He visited several of the 420 islands that make up the Falklands.
Dec-03 Speaker – Jeff Carter Life in the fast lane Life in the Fastlane, shooting motorsport for Fujifilm.
Dec-10 Competition (internal) Panel of Four Four images on a theme of your choice.
Dec-17 Christmas Social Christmas Meet Details to be announced.