Sep 7 (Mon)
EXHIBITION opens at the Royal Spa Centre – 7.30pm for 7.45pm.
(Photographs on display
“WARWICKSHIRE’S ARCHITECTURE AND LANDSCAPES” – be inspired as professional photographer James Kerr ABIPP reveals the beauties of our own backyard.
PRINTING & PRESENTATION WORKSHOP – sharpen your competitive edge with this practical evening on printing and mount cutting skills.
“IT’S A BIG WORLD” as Peter Moore demonstrates with his giant prints of Britain and beyond, using large format and D-SLR cameras.
FIRST CLUBMAN COMPETITION – any subject. Judge: *Mike Jemmett ARPS.
FIAP CLUBS – WORLD CUP EXHIBITION – the best of club photography from around the globe.
“A DIGITAL LANE” – join renowned wildlife photographer Mike Lane FRPS on a European journey of discovery. **Please note this is a members’ only evening.
PHOTOGRAPHIC SKILLS WORKSHOP – studio lighting and how to use it: from tabletop still life to portraits. Bring your camera!
SECOND CLUBMAN COMPETITION – any subject. Judge: *Peter Gennard MFIAP EFIAP/p.
PHOTOSHOP & HDR TUTORIAL EVENING – Mike Abbott.
BEYOND REALITY – an exciting new competition for manipulated projected images. Exercise those creative juices. Mystery judge!
Dec 2 (Wed)
3-WAY BATTLE with Badby & Grange Photographic Societies at Badby.
“LANDSCAPES AND BEYOND” – a rare opportunity to learn more about landscapes from a Light and Land master of the genre, David Ward. **Please note this is a members’ only evening.
MEMBERS’ VOTE – Christmas competition and social evening. Bring yourself and one print!
No meeting – Christmas.
No meeting – New Year.
Cancelled due to bad weather.
MCPF TRAVELLING PORTFOLIO showing a selection of the best work by Midlands photographers.
THIRD CLUBMAN COMPETITION – any subject. Judge: *Peter Clark FRPS EFIAP/p APSA PPSA.
“TOURING IN NEW ZEALAND” – join our own Mike Calvert on a journey from Auckland to Christchurch, with a wedding in between!
FOURTH CLUBMAN COMPETITION – any subject. Judge: *Terry Bickley ARPS DPAGB.
“THE PLEASURE’S ALL MINE” – 2009's annual exhibition judge, Graham Hodgkiss ARPS DPAGB APAGB, reveals his skills through prints of wide-ranging subjects, delivered with great humour.
BATTLE with Sphinx at Coventry.
COMPETITION WITH A THEME – “Weather” is this year’s challenge. Up to 3 entries – prints, digital or mixed. Judge: *John Lacey ARPS CPAGB.
DISTINCTIONS & EXHIBITIONS WORKSHOP – discover how working towards distinctions and entering exhibitions can help to improve your photography.
BATTLE with Stratford at Leamington Spa. Judge: *John Cartlidge EFIAPS/s.
DOUG HEPBURN MEMORIAL TROPHY – either 2 prints or 2 digital images of NEW work. Judge: *Norman Prue FRPS MPAGB EFIAP.
“STOCK AND GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHY” – with clients across Europe, photographer Peter Alvey has developed a style that sells. Learn from a successful professional!
“PRESENTING THE CHARNOCKS” – a new PAGB recorded lecture by Phil, Gwen and Chris Charnock, charts their photographic progress from beginners to winners, scooping over 500 awards.
Mar 31 (Wed)
3-WAY BATTLE with Dunchurch and Coventry at Dunchurch.
No meeting – Easter.
AV COMPETITION – the second of our exciting new competitions for the Clubman Digital Trophy – judged by yourselves.
RPS NATURE GROUP 2009 Annual Exhibition.
ANNUAL EXHIBITION – commentary on all this year’s submitted entries. Judge: *David McGuire FRPS.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – please support this important evening.
*MCPF listed lecturer/judge