Programme of Club and External Events


Oct
5
Mon
Members’ Evening – How to do Mobile Phone Photography
Oct 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Members' Evening - How to do Mobile Phone Photography @ On Line

For this Members’ Evening Peter Edwards is going to talk about creating images using your mobile phone. Mobile phone cameras have improved remarkably over the last few years and, whilst not yet matching the capabilities of a DSLR, are now very capable of producing high quality images. They also have the key feature of being with us most of the time ready to catch that decisive moment!

Peter has used his phone camera extensively and entered well placed competition images in out Club Competitons and will share his experiences with us.

Oct
12
Mon
Presentation – Abandoned Architecture by James Kerwin
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

James’ presentation will be delivered as an on-line talk using Zoom.

In 2014 James began shooting his first abandoned building series ‘Decadence’, and six years on he has now built up a large portfolio taken in some of the most striking abandoned structures, relics & ruins in Europe and beyond. 

My primary focus is capturing rich colour palettes and straight lines in the camera, then utilising modern post-processing techniques to develop each completed image

James’ talk – will highlight his journey and ten years behind a camera. It is designed to inspire the listener through his journey with a camera as well as his love for travel & hidden architecture.


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To see more examples of James’ work visit his website.

Oct
19
Mon
Members’ Evening – Mobile Phone Snaps Fun Evening
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Members' Evening - Mobile Phone Snaps Fun Evening @ On Line

A follow up to Peters’ How to do Mobile Phone Photography evening a couple of weeks ago. More details later.

Oct
24
Sat
Helsby Scarecrow Trail
Oct 24 all-day

Poster for HoHo Scarecrow TrailThis year’s Scarecrow Trail in Helsby will be on the theme of children’s book characters.

The scarecrows will be on display around Helsby between 24 and 31 October. Maps of the trail, which is sure to offer photo-opportunities, will be available from the Ho Ho Helsby website nearer the time.

Oct
25
Sun
RPS Zoom Talk by Glenys Garnett
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Glenys lives in Wakefield and can’t remember a time when she didn’t use a camera. She particularly likes to encourage the use of creative thinking and techniques to develop more artistic approaches to creating images. Most of the techniques she uses are not difficult to learn especially if you have a little experience with your camera and some post processing skills.

We will spend time looking at a variety of the techniques that Glenys uses to develop her images with lots of tips on how to approach your photography with a more creative eye. She will also show you how she creates some of her more complex composites. It is important to attend with an open mind and be prepared to discover your inner creative spark and perhaps leave with some inspiration and a desire to try something different.

Booking is essential. Get a ticket via the link above to the RPS website. Tickets cost £3 for RPS Members and Non Members, free for RPS Digital Imaging Group members.

Oct
26
Mon
Competition 2 – Open (POY) – Judge: Chris Kay
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Competition 2 - Open (POY) - Judge: Chris Kay @ On Line | England | United Kingdom

This will be our second on-line competition for the 2020/21 season.

The competition will be run on-line and therefore as a PDI ONLY competition.

The Closing Date for entries is Sunday 11th October 11:45pm to allow for the images to be prepared and sent to our judge.

The subject for our second competition for 2020/21 is ‘Open’ so anything goes!

Judge – Chris Kay



Nov
2
Mon
Members’ Evening – One Image that Inspired Me
Nov 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Members' Evening - One Image that Inspired Me @ On Line

An on line members’ evening via Zoom.

Marie is hosting an evening of presentations by members featuring the one image that most inspired their photography.

More information to follow.

Nov
9
Mon
Members’ Evening – Before and After
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Members' Evening - Before and After @ On Line

An on line members’ evening via Zoom.

Have you ever wondered what that prize winning image looked like before editing and what editing was done, this evening will reveal all!

Several members have volunteered to talk about the process from capturing the image to presenting a finished image. They will show step by step what goes on.

This should be a fun and informative session.

More information to follow

Nov
16
Mon
Presentation – Stumbling Around in the Dark by Robert Harvey ARPS EFIAP CEnv CSci MCIWEM
Nov 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Robert’s presentation will be delivered as an on-line talk using Zoom.

Digital photography enables us to capture the beauty of the night sky in unprecedented detail. In this evening of landscape astrophotography, Robert will show how to use an ordinary digital single lens reflex camera to make stunning images of stars, planets, earth’s moon and the Milky Way, as well as more elusive astronomical phenomena such as meteors and eclipses. In the second half, He recounts travels in the arctic in search of the aurora borealis and on four continents to photograph total solar eclipses.

For more information visit Robert’s website here.

Nov
23
Mon
Folio
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Folio

See what the rest of the L&CPU have been up to.

A Different Point of View
Nov 23 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Nov
30
Mon
Competition 3 – Curves (POY) – Judge: Rob Hockney DPAGB, BPE5*
Nov 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Competition 3 - Curves (POY) - Judge: Rob Hockney DPAGB, BPE5* @ On Line | England | United Kingdom

This will be our third on-line competition for the 2020/21 season.

The competition will be run on-line and therefore as a PDI ONLY competition.

The Closing Date for entries is Sunday 15th November 11:45pm to allow for the images to be prepared and sent to our judge.

The subject for our third competition for 2020/21 is ‘Curves’, plenty of scope for abstract shots, rivers, bridges ….

Judge – Rob Hockney DPAGB,BPE5*