Programme of Meetings
2009 - 2010



Sep 7 (Mon)

ANNUAL EXHIBITION opens at the Royal Spa Centre – 7.30pm for 7.45pm. (Photographs on display 
until Oct 16.)


Sep 29

“WARWICKSHIRE’S ARCHITECTURE AND LANDSCAPES” – be inspired as professional photographer James Kerr ABIPP reveals the beauties of our own backyard.


Oct 6

PRINTING & PRESENTATION WORKSHOP – sharpen your competitive edge with this practical evening on printing and mount cutting skills.


Oct 13

“IT’S A BIG WORLD” as Peter Moore demonstrates with his giant prints of Britain and beyond, using large format and D-SLR cameras.


Oct 20

FIRST CLUBMAN COMPETITION – any subject. Judge: *Mike Jemmett ARPS.


Oct 27

FIAP CLUBS – WORLD CUP EXHIBITION – the best of club photography from around the globe.


Nov 3

“A DIGITAL LANE” – join renowned wildlife photographer Mike Lane FRPS on a European journey of discovery. **Please note this is a members’ only evening.


Nov 10

PHOTOGRAPHIC SKILLS WORKSHOP – studio lighting and how to use it: from tabletop still life to portraits. Bring your camera!


Nov 17

SECOND CLUBMAN COMPETITION – any subject. Judge: *Peter Gennard MFIAP EFIAP/p.


Nov 24



Dec 1

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.


Dec 8

“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.


Dec 15

MEMBERS’ VOTE – Christmas competition and social evening. Bring yourself and one print!


Dec 22

No meeting – Christmas.


Dec 29

No meeting – New Year.





Jan 5

Cancelled due to bad weather.


Jan 12

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


Jan 19



Jan 26

“TOURING IN NEW ZEALAND” – join our own Mike Calvert on a journey from Auckland to Christchurch, with a wedding in between!


Feb 2

FOURTH CLUBMAN COMPETITION – any subject. Judge: *Terry Bickley ARPS DPAGB.


Feb 9

“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.


Feb 16

BATTLE with Sphinx at Coventry.


Feb 23

COMPETITION WITH A THEME – “Weather” is this year’s challenge. Up to 3 entries – prints, digital or mixed. Judge: *John Lacey ARPS CPAGB.


Mar 2

DISTINCTIONS & EXHIBITIONS WORKSHOP – discover how working towards distinctions and entering exhibitions can help to improve your photography.


Mar 9

BATTLE with Stratford at Leamington Spa. Judge: *John Cartlidge EFIAPS/s.


Mar 16

DOUG HEPBURN MEMORIAL TROPHY – either 2 prints or 2 digital images of NEW work. Judge: *Norman Prue FRPS MPAGB EFIAP.


Mar 23

“STOCK AND GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHY” – with clients across Europe, photographer Peter Alvey has developed a style that sells. Learn from a successful professional!


Mar 30

“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.


Apr 6

No meeting – Easter.


Apr 13

AV COMPETITION – the second of our exciting new competitions for the Clubman Digital Trophy – judged by yourselves.


Apr 20

RPS NATURE GROUP 2009 Annual Exhibition.


Apr 27

ANNUAL EXHIBITION – commentary on all this year’s submitted entries.  Judge: *David McGuire FRPS.


May 4

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – please support this important evening.


*MCPF listed lecturer/judge