Programme  2017 - 2018 

All club meetings are held at the Devizes Sports Club on Tuesdays at 7-30 for a prompt 7-45pm start   Venue and map
Meetings at other venues and on other days of the week are marked

The Landscape Group meets on the 1st. Thursday of the month

For club competition details and entry requirements see Competitions

Members may like to enter the 'Ridgeway Arts Prize' entries by 22 March 2018 details

 New       'What's On'   Calendar  -   click to see local events and locations


New Year

January 2018

 2 'Projected Image League'
 Our Annual Competition for the Hewitt Cup. Members vote for their favourite sets. The results will be given on the 9th after each entrants 3 scores have been averaged and added together to give the places and highly commendeds.
(Please bring a pen and you may find a small torch useful)

Collection of entries for the Annual Landscape Competitions (Projected Image and Print)

 9 Robin Gregory‘Oh Yeah!'

Master of altered reality Robin Gregory returns to Devizes to recount his photo club journey, show creative audio-visuals and explain how some of his images are put together. 


16 Tony Rackham ‘The Secret Forest’
Tony Rackham FRPS and Betty Rackham FRPS present aspects of the New Forest that visitors don't normally see, including the plant and animal life. 


23 Results of Landscape Competitions
• Landscape Print competition
• Landscape Projected Image competition
 The judge will be by John Tilsey APAGB DPAGB ARPS

Collection of entries for Projected Image Competition 3: Portrait

30 Stephen Davis ‘Light on the Wiltshire Landscape’

Stephen Davis presents a selection of landscape images, including many familiar scenes within the Pewsey Vale, all characterised by wonderful light. 

He will also show a selection of images from the recent Wiltshire Wildlife Trust book, Wild Wiltshire. 

 6 Results of Projected Image Competition 3: Portrait
 The judge will be Beryl Heaton ARPS EFIAP CPAGB

 Collection of entries for Projected Image Competition 4: Open

13 Colin Tracyjpg'Is Photography Art?'

Colin Tracy ARPS explores the nature of art and asks: Is photography art or simply technique?

This presentation will be a visual exploration of what might make us describe a photographic image as art.


18    Sunday Western Counties Photographic Federation Digital Projected Image Competition (DPIC). 
Tickets available in advance for this competition against clubs from across the western counties, to be held in Exeter.

20 The Landscape Group presents.... 
Tonight the club’s Landscape special interest group showcases their work, activities and pictures taken on field trips including their week in Skye. 

27 Results of Projected Image Competition 4: Open
 The judge will be Sandie Cox ARPS DPAGB

Collection of entries for Print Competition 2: Open
March 2018
 6 ‘Now You See It, Now You Don’t’
Martin Cooper LRPS presents a selection of colour, monochrome and abstract images featuring landscapes
mainly from around the UK. Website:

13  Derek Gale ‘Movement in Photography’

Switch off your Image Stabilisation!  Derek Gale LRPS will show how camera movement and subject movement can bring
 an extra dimension and fun to your photography.


 20  Results of Print Competition 2: Open
 The judge will be Mike Hendon.
 Collection of entries for the Innovation Projected Image Competition: Smartphone images
27  Inter-Club Battle  
Devizes Camera Club hosts Swindon, Stratton and Royal Wootton Bassett clubs for a four-way Battle
to be judged by Eddy Lane ARPS DPAGB AFIAP
April 2018

 3  'Creating Audio-Visuals’ (change to the Handbook)
Tony Byram EFIAP ARPS AWPF DPAGB and his wife Jenny EFIAP/b DPAGB BPE1 demonstrate how to make the most of your pictures as audio-visual presentations using Pictures to Exe.

 10  Results of the Innovation Projected Image Competition: Smartphone images
 The judge will be announced on the club website.

 Collection of entries for the Print and Projected Image of the Year competitions

17  Our Members Present  
Four club members will each give a 20 minute presentation of their work.  A great way to learn more about your fellow members.
24 Andy Beel'How To Move From Good to Great Photography'

Andy Beel FRPS suggests how to become an unconsciously competent photographer, so your mind can use its full potential in your photography.


May 2018

  Print and Projected Image of the Year competitions 
The best of the 2017-18 season
The competition will be judged by Ralph Snook ARPS EFIAP DPAGB

 8 Ladies v Gents Battle 
A gentle competition between genders at the club. 
The judges will be Richard and Sue Winkworth

15 Annual General Meeting and Awards

June 2018
TBA  Annual Social Event
 Date and venue to be announced nearer the time