Programme of Meetings
2010 - 2011

Sep 6
ANNUAL EXHIBITION opens at the Royal Spa Centre – 7.30pm for 7.45pm.  (Photographs displayed until Oct 17).
Sep 28 MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY – Ray Spence FRPS shows his live performance images plus top tips for this exciting, rewarding and demanding genre.
Oct 5 DIGITAL WORKSHOP – Photoshop know-how with Mike Abbott.
Oct 12 FIRST CLUBMAN COMPETITION – any subject. Judge: *Graham Hodgkiss ARPS DPAGB APAGB AFIAP.
Oct 19 CLUB MEMBERS’ NIGHT – short talks/demos by members.
Oct 26 “MOMENTS IN NATURE” with multi-award winning British nature photographer Ben Hall – a regular contributor to leading photographic magazines and BBC Wildlife.
Nov 2 BEYOND REALITY – our second digital competition for manipulated projected images to challenge your creativity. Judge: last year’s winner Mike Abbot.
Nov 9 FIAP CLUBS – WORLD CUP EXHIBITION the best of club photography from around the globe.
Nov 16 SECOND DIGITAL WORKSHOP – More Photoshop secrets from Mike Abbott.
Nov 23 SECOND CLUBMAN COMPETITION – any subject. Judge: *Bob Underhill APAGB.
Nov 30 3-WAY BATTLE with Badby & Grange Photographic Societies at Leamington Spa. Judge: *Norman Prue FRPS MPAGB EFIAP.
Dec 7 PETER MOORE WORKSHOP – learn how to create panoramas, infra-red images and manipulation using NX2 software.
Dec 14 MEMBERS’ VOTE Christmas competition and social evening. Bring yourself and one print.
Dec 21 No meeting – Christmas
Dec 28 No meeting – Christmas
Jan 4 “WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY” – former Italian chef, Gianpiero Ferrari, cooks up some tasty award-winning natural history images to inspire you.
Jan 11 THIRD CLUBMAN COMPETITION – any subject. Judge: *Dave Johnston EFIAP/p.
Jan 18 "MAD ABOUT MONOCHROME"*Bob Underhill APAGB shares his passion and tips for improvements in this graphic genre.
Jan 25 MCPF TRAVELLING PORTFOLIO showing a selection of the best work by Midlands photographers.
Feb 1 COMPETITION WITH A THEME – “Through a Window” is the challenge. Up to 3 entries: prints, digital or mixed. Judge: *John Lacey ARPS CPAGB.
Feb 8 “CHASING THE LIGHT” – AV specialists John Rowall ARPS DPAGB and Marion Waine AV-AFIAP ARPS DPAGB demonstrate their innovative approach to audio visual art.
Feb 15 BATTLE WITH SPHINX at Leamington Spa. Judge: *Dave McGuire FRPS.
Feb 22 FOURTH CLUBMAN COMPETITION – any subject. Judge: *Peter Gennard MFIAP EFIAP/p.
Mar 1 CLUB MEMBERS’ NIGHT – short talks and demos by members.
Mar 8 BATTLE with Stratford at Stratford-upon-Avon.
Mar 15 PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT – the London Camera Exchange team demonstrate the latest digital developments.
Mar 22 DOUG HEPBURN MEMORIAL TROPHY - either 2 prints or 2 digital images of NEW work. Judge: *David Venables DPAGB.
Mar 29 LANDSCAPE & NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY with the much-travelled, widely-published, award-winning photographer and workshop leader Guy Edwardes.
Hand in Annual Exhibition entries.
Apr 12 AV COMPETITION – the third of our exciting new competitions for the Digital Clubman Trophy – judged by yourselves.
Apr 19 RPS NATURE GROUP 2010 Annual Exhibition.
Apr 26 No meeting – Easter
May 3  ANNUAL EXHIBITION commentary on this year’s entries. Judge: *Terry Bickley ARPS DPAGB.
May 10 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - please support this important evening.
*MCPF listed lecturer/judge.