Syllabus: 2012 / 2013 season (archive)

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Tuesday 11 September

Travel Panels

Tell us about your latest photographic foray, and illustrate it by bringing up to six prints or projected images to show us.

Speaker: Members

Hand-in for Clubworker print competition

Tuesday 18 September

Towards Better Landscapes

Bob Dennis will be showing us how to improve our landscape shots.

Speaker: Bob Dennis AFIAP APAGB CPAGB BPE3*

Tuesday 25 September

Clubworker print competition 1

The first of our 3 clubworker print competitions.

Judge: Gordon Jenkins APAGB

Tuesday 02 October

Hazel Grove
Bowling & Tennis Club

Digital Workshop 1

Harry Bosworth will be showing us his experience of using Photoshop CS6.

Speaker: Harry Bosworth

Tuesday 09 October

Poynton Players Theatre

Please note, there will be
a £5 entrance fee

More ways to take better Landscape and Nature Photographs

This a real COUP for NCPS. As Guy Edwardes is one of the countries top professional travel, landscape and wildlife photographers. He is a master at producing creative and atmospheric images and is a firm believer in trying to capture subjects in new ways. Guy is also a member of the 2020VISION Photo team.

Speaker: Guy Edwardes

Hand-in for Clubworker PDI competition

Tuesday 16 October

An evening with Mark Power

An entertaining evening of photographs, observations and comments from a slightly irreverent club photographer.

Speaker: Mark Power

Tuesday 23 October

Clubworker PDI competition 1

The first of our 3 clubworker PDI competitions.

Judge: Cy Newton

Tuesday 30 October

An evening with Joyce Streets & Dorothy Redford

An evening with our very own Joyce Streets & Dorothy Redford.

Speakers:
J Streets CPAGB &
D Redford CPAGB

Thursday 01 November

South Liverpool
Photographic Society

Martin Avery Competition

Hosted & organised by South Liverpool Photographic Society

 

Tuesday 06 November

Hazel Grove
Bowling & Tennis Club

Digital Workshop 2

An evening with Sheila Davies - Let's make an AV together. This will be an interactive evening, where Sheila will be asking members to choose music, photographs and fading in and out sequences. At the end of the night, we will have created are own Digital AV sequence using Pictures-to-exe

Speaker: Sheila Davies DPAGB

Tuesday 13 November

An evening with Landscape Photographer Dav Thomas

Dav Thomas is a landscape photographer based in Sheffield, who mainly uses large and medium format film cameras. Based close to the Peak District National Park, Dav's photography encaptures the nature of this varied landscape as well as those further away from home, including Scotland, North Yorkshire and North Wales

Speaker: Dav Thomas

Hand-in for Clubworker print competition

Tuesday 20 November

An Asian Odyssey by Trevor Davenport

A two part talk beginning in India then to Nepal and finally Cambodia. Part 2 will be in Thailand, Laos and Vietnam. The images are from several trips Trevor made to the far east in the past three years and include portraits, landscapes, places and people from these countries and with a few oddities and laughs along the way.

Speaker: Trevor Davenport ARPS, DPAGB & BPE3*

Tuesday 27 November

Clubworker print competition 2

The second of our 3 clubworker print competitions.

Judge: Tilman Kleinhans ARPS, DPAGB, EFIAP

Tuesday 04 December

Hazel Grove
Bowling & Tennis Club

Digital Workshop 3

Mike Lawrence will be showing us some of his digital skills from his vast photographic experience.

Speaker: Mike Lawrence

Tuesday 11 December

A pot pourri of my last year UK & Iceland

Paul will be presenting a showcase of his best wildlife photography and showing us what makes a good winning wildlife image. He has won too many awards to mention here.

Speaker: Paul Hobson

Paul's new book "Wild Derbyshire" will be on sale at the reduced price of £20.
See his website.

Tuesday 18 December

Christmas special

An abundance of excellent photography and festive humour from our very own NCPS "life member" followed by our Christmas party.

Speaker: Tony Redford

Tuesday 25 December

NO MEETING

No Meeting - Christmas Day

 

Tuesday 01 January

NO MEETING

No Meeting - new years day

 

Tuesday 08 January

Poynton Civic Hall

Image assessment night hosted by new L&CPU judge Joyce Streets

Bring images in for assessment and constructive comment, this is also the night to hand in your exhibition entries.

Speaker: Joyce Streets

Hand-in for the Annual Exhibition

Tuesday 15 January

An evening with Fine Art Photographer Ian Bramham

Fine Art photographer Ian Bramham. Ian's work is an inspiration to us all and tonight he will be show casing some of his best work.

Speaker: Ian Bramham

Hand-in for Clubworker PDI competition

Tuesday 22 January

Poynton Players Theatre

Please note, there will be
a £5 entrance fee

An evening with Professional Wildlife Photographer Ben Hall

This is another coup for NCPS. Wildlife Photographer Ben Hall has gained world wide recognition as one of Britain's foremost wildlife photographers and is also a member of 2020VISION photo team. Ben has also been made Vice President of Cheshire Wildlife Trust.

Speaker: Ben Hall

Tuesday 29 January

Clubworker PDI competition 2

The second of our three PDI clubworker competitions

Judge: Ray Grover

Tuesday 05 February

Hazel Grove
Bowling & Tennis Club

Pure Nature by John & Margaret Sixsmith

Hints and tips on all aspects of nature photography.

Speakers:
John Sixsmith EFAIP, BPE5* &
Margaret Sixsmith (both) FBPE, EFIAP/s

Tuesday 12 February

NO MEETING

No Meeting - Exhibition week

 

Tuesday 19 February

The Kiss Principle

An evening with our very own life member, Brian Bower.

Speaker: Brian Bower FRPS

Tuesday 26 February

Exhibition judge returns

Tonight the exhibition judge returns to discuss her judging of this years annual exhibition.

Judge: Christine Widdall

Hand-in for Clubworker print competition

Tuesday 05 March

Hazel Grove
Bowling & Tennis Club

Digital Workshop 4

Photoshop Hints and Tips by Geoff Robinson.

Speaker: Geoff Robinson ARPS, DPAGB, AFIAP

Tuesday 12 March

Clubworker print competition 3

The third of our three clubworker print competitions

Judge: Mark Power

Tuesday 19 March

Inter club battle with Leek Camera Club

Inter club battle with Leek Camera Club - 30 images from 30 members

Judge: Adrian Lines

Tuesday 26 March

"Surprise Surprise!"

 

Speaker: Graham Johnston ARPS

Tuesday 02 April

Hazel Grove
Bowling & Tennis Club

Digital Workshop 5

Which is the most important, the lens or the sensor?

Speaker: Bill Chadband

Hand-in for Clubworker PDI competition

Tuesday 09 April

An Evening with Fine Art Photographer John Leech

Fine Art photographer John Leech, will be showing us his photoGRAPHIC approach to photography, stemming from his qualifications and work as a graphic designer.

Speaker: John Leech

Hand-in for Rosalind Bramley Trophy competition

Tuesday 16 April

Clubworker PDI competition 3

The third of our three clubworker PDI competitions

Judge: Keith Brown

Hand-in for Battle of the Sexes

Tuesday 23 April

Rosalind Bramley Trophy competition

Our annual pictorial monochrome print competition, in memory of a popular former member, which is judged by members on the night.

Judges: Members

Tuesday 30 April

Battle of the Sexes

Another cut throat competition, will it be fixed again, who will have the loudest sigh or cough and who be the victors this time?

Judges: C Widdall MPAGB, AFIAP &
M Lawrence DPAGB

Tuesday 07 May

Hazel Grove
Bowling & Tennis Club

Ten Minutes or less

Another chance for 8 members to show us some of their AVs, PDIs or Prints or even a few digital software tips.

Speaker: President

Tuesday 14 May

Annual General Meeting

This is your chance to discuss the future of the club, by raising issues and by electing your committee. Plus presentation of Clubworker competition awards.

Speaker: President

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