Programme of Club and External Events

Composition Principles and Elements of Art in Photography @ Zoom
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Composition Principles and Elements of Art in Photography, a presentation by Tony Bramley FRPS.

Tony works from his home studio/offices at Marks Tey near Colchester in Essex.

He has been working as a professional photographer for over twenty five years, winning several awards and accreditations in this time within professional photography with the British Institute of Professional Photographers and the Royal Photographic Society.

In December 2015 he was made a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society for his unique conceptual work on Suprematism within photography. This was followed with the RPS Fellowship
of the Year Award in 2016, for the ‘most outstanding panel of work achieving a Fellowship. You can see a sample of his FRPS panel here.

Personal photography includes; abstract, street, modern & contemporary architecture, still life & portrait photography.
Interests: Photography History, Modern Art, Russian Avant-garde, Aviation


Xmas Party @ Frodsham Community Centre
Dec 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Our annual Xmas party social. Its a fun get together night

Menu Cowards famous Hot Pot Pie & Red Cabbage

Selection of sweets Hot and cold

Veggie option available-please state if you wish veggie

Cost £10.00 either payable to me (Miriam) or though the club account

Bring your own tipple

anymore information required contact mimmanners@gmail,.com


we need numbers asap for ordering the pie


Thoresby, the End of the Mine @ Zoom
Jan 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Thoresby, the End of the Mine, a presentation by Chris Upton.

Artificial Intelligence @ Frodsham Community Centre
Jan 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

This evening will be an introduction to members about Artificial Intelligence (AI).

This is a very fast moving subject that potentially changes everything in photography, so do come along and get the latest news on this.

The presentation will be given by Sue Freeman (who judged the “Open” competition in October) and will enable space for plenty of Q&A on this subject.

Still Life Showcase @ Zoom
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

[caption id="attachment_8379" align="alignleft" width="300"] Graham Rowe – in the style of Paul Cezanne[/caption]

A members’ evening showcasing our best “Still life” images.

This is a follow up to our recent  presentation by Philip Woolway. A video of the presentation can be found here.

This will be a non-competitive evening inviting participation and conversation.


The closing date to upload your images is 15 January at 11:45pm.

Seeing in Sixes @ Zoom
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Seeing in Sixes

Six images that tell a simple story or non-story.

You can make up to two ‘Seeing in Sixes’ collections.

  • These groups of six images can be from your existing catalogues or freshly shot works.
  • The six images can be of any size or arrangement
  • The images must be tied together with a theme.
  • All your images should have a stylised visual similarity about them

The Challenge

  • Make a super group of images rather than a super single image.
  • Edit out images ruthlessly to create the perfect story or non-story.
  • Members will be able to present their images in a club zoom session on 29th January, 2024.

An explanatory video is available online from Youtube:
‘Those who have Inspired Me’………. Brooks Jensen

The closing date for your entries (up to two sets of six images) is 11:45pm on Monday 22 January.

Diptychs, Triptychs, Polyptychs and Collages Showcase @ Zoom
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

[caption id="attachment_14913" align="alignnone" width="425"] Liz Kenny[/caption]

Diptychs, Triptychs, Polyptychs and Collages Showcase evening

This is a non-competitive evening where members will show their best multiple image pictures.

This competition is about Diptychs, Triptychs and Polyptychs or other collages.
A polyptych includes more than three images.

Please combine the components of your ‘tychs’ into a single image for each entry.

The closing date for entries is 11:45pm on Monday 29 January.

Forty Farms Behind the Scenes @ Zoom
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Forty Farms behind the scenes, a presentation by Amy Bateman.

Two-way Competition @ Frodsham Community Centre
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Our annual two-way competition with Mid-Cheshire Camera Club.

Come along and support your team!

The One that Got Away @ Zoom
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The One that Got Away.

An evening where we show the best images shown in competition in the last 12 months that were not commended, but which the committee think should have been awarded some merit.

A.I. Showcase @ Zoom
Feb 26 @ 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm

Our first A. I. (Artificial Intelligence) Showcase Evening.

Members will show their first attempts at this new medium, artificial intelligence.

Comp. 4 Square Format Monochrome (POY) CD 19/2/24 @ Frodsham Community Centre
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

[caption id="attachment_14878" align="alignleft" width="300"] Bill Griffiths[/caption]

Themed competition, Square Monochrome.

Something different this rime, the square format does not suit every subject but can really complement some subjects so the challenge is to find a suitable subject.

The judge for the competition will be Phil Mann.