|Sep 23||COMPOSITION - In this talk Rex Darby will talk about the many elements of composition. Members are invited to bring along a print so that he can comment on the merits of the images.|
|Sep 30||WHAT’S NEW IN THE PHOTOGRAPHIC WORLD - London Camera Exchange will show us new equipment and the advances in photographic technology.|
|Oct 7||FIRST CLUBMAN COMPETITION - any subject. Judge: *Peter Gennard MFIAP EFIAP/p.|
|Oct 14||VISUALISATION - Seeing the image before taking the picture. Gary Groucutt will take us through the thought process and demonstrates if he has managed to capture what he first visualised.
|Oct 21||CLUB MEMBERS NIGHT - Short talks and demos by members.|
|Oct 28||THE DIGITAL MONO PRINT - Andy Beel will showcase his stunning prints and in the second half describe the Photoshop or Lightroom techniques used to achieve these results.|
|Nov 4||DIGITAL WORKSHOP - If there is a processing query that you need to know to improve your editing skills, now is your chance. Mike Abbott will answer preselected queries on Photoshop and Elements.|
|Nov 11||INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY – Tony Winfield has a passion for creative type images. Together with AV`s he will take us through his work and reveal his techniques for achieving his passion.
|Nov 18||SECOND CLUBMAN COMPETITION - any subject. Judge: *Peter Clark FRPS EFIAP/p.|
|Nov 25||IMAGINATIONS - a talk by Graham Heywood EFIAP/p FBPE. Although he specialises in Sports, Creative and Travel photography there is a little something for everyone. The mix of AV and discussion with a splash of humour provides an inspirational blend of tips, techniques and ideas.
|Dec 2||CREATIVE GROUP SHOWCASE - Each active group will talk about their progress, future development and show some examples of their achievements.|
|3-WAY BATTLE with Badby and Grange at Grange.|
|Dec 9||PANELS COMPETITION - A panel competition for prints and projected images. Judge: *David Venables DPAGB BPE4*.|
|Dec 16||MEMBERS' VOTE - Christmas Competition and social evening.
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|Dec 23||No meeting - Christmas.|
|Dec 30||No meeting - Christmas.|
|Jan 6||DARE TO BE DIFFERENT - The well- respected photographer Doug Chinnery is known for his creative work. Joe Cornish quoted that “Doug thinks artistically and poetically about the landscape”.|
|Jan 13||THIRD CLUBMAN COMPETITION - any subject. Judge: *Roger Hague DPAGB.|
|Jan 20||CLUB MEMBERS NIGHT - short talks and demos by members.|
|Jan 27||MCPF TRAVELLING PORTFOLIO - a selection of the best work from Midlands photographers shown in Photofolio 2014.|
|Feb 3||COMPETITION WITH A THEME - "Decay" is the challenge. Up to 3 entries: prints, digital or mixed. Judge: *Louise Hill LRPS DPAGB.|
|Feb 10||WORLD OF A WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER - In this lecture David Boag spans 35 years of photography and take us to 5 continents. Working his way through his commissions, he brings us right up to date with his latest and most exciting projects.
|Feb 17||MEMBERS CRITIQUE EVENING - another helping of 'bring and share' photos evening for constructive comments to improve our images.|
|Feb 24||FOURTH CLUBMAN COMPETITION - any subject. Judge: *Martin Fry FRPS APAGB.|
|Mar 3||LIFE OF A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER - Our own Mark Green gives us an insight into the busy life of a professional photographer.|
|Mar 10||BATTLE with Stratford Photo Group at Stratford.|
|Mar 17||CLUB MEMBERS NIGHT - short talks and demos by members.|
|Mar 24||DOUG HEPBURN MEMORIAL TROPHY - either 2 prints or 2 digital images of NEW work. Judge *Terry Bickley AFIAP DPAGB BPE3*.|
|Mar 31||AV COMPETITION - another opportunity to compete for the Digital Clubman Trophy - judged by yourselves.
BRING YOUR ENTRIES FOR ANNUAL EXHIBITION.
|Apr 7||No Meeting - Easter.|
|3-WAY BATTLE with Dunchurch and Coventry at Coventry.|
|Apr 14||PAGB PRINT & PDI SHOWCASE - All the best images from around the UK in 2014.|
|Apr 21||LONG EXPOSURE PHOTOGRAPHY - Shooting long exposures at night is challenging. Once the sun’s gone down there’s no hiding behind your camera’s “Auto” modes. Andrew Whyte shows us how it is done.
|Apr 28||ANNUAL EXHIBITION - commentary on this year's entries. Judge: *Graham Walton CPAGB.|
|May 5||ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - please support this important evening.|
|*MCPF listed lecturer/judge.|