This is the Programme of events from the 7th September 2017 through to the end of season on the 24th May 2018.
The meeting number is followed by the event date which is then followed by the details of the Speaker or Judge and Event Subject plus brief description.


NOTE: Meeting No.1 - 7th September 2017 - Venue Change for One Week Only

1 07/09/17 Welcome Evening - A welcome to new and existing club members - PI
Opening night featuring members' summer projects & presentation of Trophies

NOTE: All Future Meetings are held at the Normal Venue

2 14/09/17 Stephen Spraggon - "Welcome to my Outdoor Office" - PI
Landscape photographer whose work & popular workshops cover much of the UK

3 21/09/17 Aleks Gjika CPAGB AFIAP - "In search of the Je ne sals Quols" - PI & Prints
100+ Images Inter alia featuring Aleks "Visual Impact - Exhibition" at Gloucester City Museum

4 28/09/17 Margaret Collis Hon EFIAP APAGB DAPGB ARPS - "Pot Pourri - Travel & More"
Prints & PI - Well known local photographer and judge with a wonderful variety of images and prints.

Closing Date for Competition No. 1

5 05/10/17 Peter Rose CPAGB - AV - "AV & Images from PCC"
Peter presents the best of his AV Sequences & shares his views on what makes a well made AV
After the break there will be a viewing of Bristol Salon Images - PI

6 12/10/17 Competition No. 1 - Judge - Adrian Herring APAGB ARPS - Prints & PI

7 19/10/17 Bob Ryan ARPS FRSA - "The Journey from Good to Great" - Demo
Fun, different, interesting. Looking at how we view and capture images and camera technique.

8 28/10/17 Ralph Snook ARPS EFIAP DPAGB - "Wildlife Travels" - PI
A welcome return with more of Ralph's great wildlife and travel images.

9 02/11/17 Matilda Temperley - "Portraits and other images" - PI
Work inspired by marginalised societies and which regularly appears in publications.
Recognised for her books e.g. Under the Surface - Somerset Floods - 2015 Vic Odden Award

10 09/11/17 Oliver Smart - "Raw Nature" - PI & Demo
Oliver returns with a digest of his weekend photography workshop with lots of tips & images

Closing Date for Competition No. 2

11 16/11/17 Christine Widdall MPAGB EFIAP FBPE - "Christine's selection from Salons & other images" - PI & Prints
Visiting from Wakefield PS, Permajet sponsored Christine shares her creative salon and atmospheric
and landscape images, but in HD for better viewing plus prints to view.

12 23/11/17 Competition No. 2 - Judge - Julie Chappell - Prints & PI

13 30/11/17 Ben Maliphant - "An Introduction to Time Lapse Photography"

14 07/12/17 Avon Wildlife Trust- speaker tbc by AWT - "Around our Local Ranges" - PI
Interesting insight into the Trust's work and when and where to find good Nature images.

15 14/12/17 Steve Nicholls - Club Christmas Evening - "Creation of a Book (British Wildflowers)"
Film Producer Steve shares images & adventures finding specimens to produce his book. - PI
Enjoy the Club Christmas Social with family & friends.


16 11/01/18 Deborah & Duncan Armour - "Madagascar" - PI & Prints
The unique landscapes & wildlife of this island continent. Includes a range of prints to view.

Closing Date for Theme Competition

17 18/01/18 Heidi Stewart - "My Journey so Far" - PI & AV
Landscapes before the break, plus portraits, candid's, natural history, fun pictures & AV.

18 25/01/18 Theme Competition - Judge - Tony Byram EFIAP ARPS AWPF DPAGB
Subject : "Formation"
(This is to tie in with the Knightshayes Trophy - Members are encouraged to enter)

19 01/02/18 Chris Marsham - "Printing my way through Kenya & India" - Prints
Chris is well known in WCPF circles and for capturing something extra in his prints.

20 08/02/18 Chaz Madge - "Portrait Photography and Live Workshop" - PI & Demo
Chaz brings his studio and model, and wealth of experience in the entertainment industry.

21 15/02/18 Alan Mildren - "British Marine Wildlife thru the lens of a Film Maker"
As a bonus, film maker Andrew will be bringing along equipment for a show and tell.
He will also talk about how you go about turning pictures into films. - PI & Film & Demo

Closing Date for Competition No. 3

22 22/02/18 Lee Spencer-Fleet - "Living with the Photoshop Family" - PI & Demo
Plenty of images & suitable for all levels of knowledge & ADOBE versions.
Graphic Designer & Trainer (supporting Bristol PS) Lee developed this 2 hour presentation to highlight
key capabilities & plug-ins to help us get the most out of our ADOBE purchases and images.

23 01/03/18 Evening CANCELLED due to the expected extreme weather conditions - Re-arranged for 08/03/18

24 08/03/18 Competition No. 3 - Judge - Beryl Heaton ARPS EFIAP CPAGB - Prints & PI

25 15/03/18 John Bebbington FRPS. - "Close-Up and Macro Photography" - "Problems and Solutions"
The renowned educational & photographic consultant will show by example how to address problems
encountered in close up work, covering flowers in the first half and insects / invertebrates in the second.

26 22/03/18 Roy Jacobson CPAGB - "New England in the Fall" - PI & AV
Roy presents all new images from a 2017 visit to this amazing sight and its local wildlife.

Closing Date for Competition No.4

27 29/03/18 David Bathard FRPS AWPF - "One Image is Not Enough" - Prints
A new presentation of excellent prints presented as panels from David's travels.
NB. Good Friday 30 March

28 05/04/18 Competition No. 4 - Judge - David Southwell ARPS AFIAP - PI & Prints

29 12/04/18 Peter Crane ARPS - "Street Photography" - PI
An evening digital presentation - largely colour. New for WCPF
Hopefully to feature Peter's recent ARPS panel.

30 19/04/18 Richard McCleery - "My Photo Odyssey" - PI
Richard takes an eclectic journey (sport, architecture etc.) to arrive at his creative work.

31 26/04/18 Irene Froy EFIAP MPAGB Hon PAGB - “ Pictures on Permajet” Recorded Lecture (DPI). Programme Change
Landscapes, Flowers, Buildings inside and out, some frost, some mist and more colourful images too.

Closing Date for End of Season Competitions

32 03/05/18 Club Night Out for Practical Photography

33 10/05/18 Club Annual General Meeting - Reports from the past year, proposals for the coming season
and an opportunity to make comment or suggestions. It's your Club! DATE CHANGE

34 17/05/18 WCPF 2016 Exhibition Prints - 100 WCPF exhibition quality prints for critique.
Group activity evening for close viewing and critique of the prints. Enjoy the debate and select
your winners from a wide genre of exhibition quality images. DATE CHANGE

35 24/05/18 End of Season Competitions - Judge - Bob Ryan ARPS FRSA - Prints & PI
End of Year Folio Panels, Picture Board and the Bing White Trophy - Flora & Fauna
Presentation of Trophies and Awards

Enjoy the Summer Break

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