Programme of Meetings
2001 - 2002



Sept 3 (Mon) 

OPENING of the Leamington Spa Photographic Society's ANNUAL EXHIBITION at the Spa Centre at 7.45pm. (Exhibition on until Oct 1). 


Oct 2 

An evening with John Philips, who will show us photos taken on the outdoor activity holidays that he has led or been involved with. 


Oct 9 

"SOUTH AFRICA & VICTORIA FALLS". A slide show by Charles Paterson. Having livid in South Africa during 1984-89 and 1994-96 Charles is able to show us the results of his extensive travels. The talk covers places such as Cape Town, the Eastern Transvaal, the Kruger National Park and the Victoria Falls area in Zimbabwe. 


Oct 16 

PORTRAIT NIGHT at Susannas Photographic Studios, 10 Scar Bank, Warwick. Bring your camera and plenty of film. 


Oct 23 

FIRST CLUBMAN COMPETITION - any subject. Judge: *Malcolm Kus ARPS EFIAP. 


Oct 30 

"NAMIBIA" by Norman Prue FRPS EFIAP, who will show us the varied topography and wildlife of Namibia. The topography ranges from the flat plains of the Etosha National Park to the sand dunes of Sossnsviei and the rock formations of Damaraland; whilst the wildlife ranges from the Cape Fur seals to the animals of the Etosha National Park. 


Nov 6 

"SEEING DOUBLE" with *Tony Middleton. There is an increasing dependance on electronics in cameras, which results in a basic lack of knowledge of how to control the camera's functions. Tony will hope to show that by using simple equipment the photographer can regain creative control over their images. Both commissioned and hobby work will be shown together with prints used for two exhibitions. 


Nov 13 

"TRAVELS WITH A CAMERA" by Andy Bigg. The show is split into two halves, in the first we will see colour slides taken by Andy on his travels, whilst the second half will consist of black and white prints. 


Nov 20 

SECOND CLUBMAN COMPETITION - any subject. Judge: Philip Antrobus FRPS. 


Nov 27 

"VICTORIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS IN WARWICKSHIRE". A slide lecture by Richard Chamberlaine-Brothers based on work done over the past 20 years to identify professional and amateur photographers who lived and worked in Warwickshire (including Coventry but excluding Birmingham) from 1843 to 1940. 


Dec 4 

3-WAY BATTLE with The Grange and Badby & District Photographic Societies at Leamington premises (7 slides and 7 prints from each Club). Judge: *Roger Tapp ARPS. 


Dec 11 

THIRD CLUBMAN COMPETITION - any subject. Judge: *Tony Dudley. 


Dec 18 

A mystery evening with our own Gayle and Mike. 


Dec 25 

No Meeting - Christmas. 





Jan 1 

No Meeting - New Year. 


Jan 8 

"CONTINENTAL CYCLING" with our own Reg Elliott. Reg will show us some of the many photos that he has taken on various continental cycling holidays. 


Jan 15 

"A TOUCH OF NATURE - BRITISH WILDLIFE" with Ian Andrews ARPS. Ian has been photographing Natural History for over 25 years and is an award winner in the BBC/British Gas "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" annual competition. 


Jan 22 

BATTLE with Stratford Photographic Society at Leamington premises (10 prints and 10 slides from each Club). Judge: *Dave McGuire FRPS. 


Jan 25 (Fri) 

PUBLIC LECTURE at the Spa Centre with guest speaker Andy Rouse. 


Jan 29 

MCPF TRAVELLING PORTFOLIO. Showing a selection of the best work by Midlands photographers. 


Feb 5 

FOURTH CLUBMAN COMPETITION - any subject. Judge: *Peter Jones ARPS. 


Feb 12 

BATTLE with Sphinx P.S. at Sphinx premises (12 prints and 12 slides from each Club). 


Feb 19 

"THE 3 T'S - TRAVEL, TAJ AND TIGERS" presented by our own Gordon Morris. Gordon will show us some of the photos that he has taken on his Indian holidays. 


Feb 26 

3-WAY BATTLE with Dunchurch and Coventry Photographic Societies at Leamington premises. Judge: *Clive Platman ARPS. 


Mar 5 

COMPETITION WITH A THEME with "Ladies of Leisure" being this year's theme. Up to 3 entries, prints, slides or mixed. Judge: *Frank Millington ARPS EFIAP. Bring entries on the night. 


Mar 12

RPS Nature Group slide/tape show. 


Mar 19 

"AN EVENING WITH GLYN EVANS". Before the break Glyn will show us the home-made approach to "Macro Photography"; afterwards he will give a personal view of the "Scilly Isles". 


Mar 26 

"NAMIBIA" with *Peter Jones ARPS. Peter will give us a personal record of the landscapes and wildlife of Namibia from the 2 trips he has made taking groups of people out to Namibia. 


Apr 2 

No meeting - Easter 


Apr 9 

DOUG HEPBURN MEMORIAL TROPHY - either two prints or two slides of NEW work. Judge: *Aitch Keeling ARPS AFIAP DPAGB. Take work on the night. 


Apr 16 

"WHAT IS IT?" Another chance to let fellow-members guess “what is it” with plenty of audience participation. Take work on the night, arbitrator will be our Chairman Harold Mousley. 


Apr 23 

"AUDIO VISUAL" evening with our very own Graham Lowe. Graham will delight us with a new A.V. show that he is producing. 


Apr 30 

Commentary on the selected prints and slides entered into our ANNUAL EXHIBITION


May 7 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - will all members please support this event. 


* MCPF listed lecturer/judge.