Programme  2019 - 2000 

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 - see GROUPS

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

Please see COMPETITIONS for more detailed information and rules before entering club competitions

Visitors are very welcome to come and see the presentations of our excellent speakers
Members pay £2 per evening attended.  Non-members may attend as guests up to three meetings on payment of £2 per meeting,
except for events marked * in the programme which are £5 for non-members, of which £3 is refundable on joining the club

Dates for your Diary
May 2019
7            Ladies v Gents Battle

        The Annual Battle of the Sexes! 

A gentle competition between genders at the club. 
The judges will be John Tilsley ARPS DPAGB APAGB 
and Di Tilsley CPAGB

Be sure to come and cheer on whichever side you support.

Who will be the winners this year?

Anybodies quess - but you will see some excellent images and hear the judges comments anyway.

All fair as it is judged by both a lady and a gent judge so no one can say there is bias either way!

 battle3 The Ladies were the winners!

 14   Annual General Meeting and Presentation of Awards

June 2019
Annual Social Event -    Date to be announced

September 2019
1st -

Biennial Print Exhibition     The Heritage Museum, Devizes
The exhibition will be opened on 1st September when the judge will announce the awards
-Members and the public are all welcome to the event
There are two awards -
The Derek Parker Trophy which will be awarded to the best  print Image taken in Wiltshire
Leaze Cottage Trophy for the best overall print.
The judge for the exhibition will be Ralph Snook, ARPS, EFIAP/b, DPAGB

All members in the 2018/2019 season are able to enter up to 4 images and these will be displayed and hung in the exhibition  gallery at the museum for the duration of the exhibition.
Members - please see Competitions for details.

  3 Chairman's Evening   Start of the 2019-2010 season

10 "What Makes a Good Photograph?" Andrew Mills

17 "Visions of Silence: Chernobyl 32 years on" *
Graham Harries

24 Open Projected Image Competition 1
Judge: Sandie Cox

October 2019
 1 "Creating Stunning Star Trails" and "Astrophotography Highlights" *
Mary McIntyre

 8 Software evening
Dave Gray to arrange

15  Annual Nature Competition
Judge: Victoria Hillman

 22 "Animals on the Edge" *
Chris Weston

 29  "From Here to Eternity" *
Paul Keene   - AV, travel

November 2019
   5  Open Projected Image Competition 2
Judge: Penny Piddock

 12  Macro evening
Stephen Burgess to arrange

 19  "Shooting People and Other Stuff"
Mike Martin   - Portraits

 26  Open Print Competition 1
Judge: Tony Byram
December 2019
   3  "Every Step I Take"  *
Heidi Stewart  - Landscape (UK & Iceland(

 10 Annual Monochrome Competitions
Judge: Ginny Campbell

 17  Christmas Party and Image Knockout Fun Evening
 24  No Meeting

 31  No Meeting

January 2000
  7  "Beyond the Summit"
Chris Palmer After FRPS (Prints)
 14  Members' Projected Image League
Judge: Club members

 21 "From Psychologist to Photographic Artist"
Kirsteen Titchener  Creative, Visual Art

 28 Studio Portrait

February 2000
 4  Annual Landscape Competitions
Judge: John Tilsley

 11  "That's Not A Landscape Photograph!"
Huw Alban  - Landscape

 18  "English Wildlife - Spring and Summer"
David Kjaer  - Nature

 25 Audio-visual and Creative Competitions
Judge: Diana Neale

March 2000
   3  Speed Critique

  10 "My Favourite Techniques"
Brian Swinyard  - Camera and computer techniques

 17 Open Print Competition 2
Judge: Beryl Heaton

 24 "Sports Photography"
Nicki Douglas-Lee

 31 "Travels Towards the Edge"
Sue O’Connell & Peter Brisley
April 2000
  7  Open Projected Image Competition 3
Judge: Peter Weaver

 14 Landscape Group Presents

 21 "The Sea and Me"
Roger Crocombe  - Coastal Photography
28 "What Aperture for Antarctica?"
Josh CooperTravel, wildlife

May 2000
  5 Print & PI of the Year
Judge: Ralph Snook

 12 Ladies vs Gents Battle
Dave Gray to arrange

 19 AGM
  'WHAT'S ON'      Events and Places that might give members interesting local photographic opportunities and maybe share some new ideas

If you have any events or locations that fellow photographers might find interesting please contact Craig with the details to add to this page.

Please use our DCC face book page if you want to give further information to fellow members or to arrange to meet up.

Look out for hoar frost,  snow, icy rivers or maybe dull weather and rain keep you indoors so look for some tabletop ideas.

  Frosty fields

  Signs of spring, emerging ferns
Grebes mating dance - Langford Lakes

Events   Events 
Landscape Weekend - Snowdonia - Members only


Spring flowers
Bluebells - West Woods

  Trees in bloom
Wild orchids- Morgan's Hill 
  Butterflies - Morgan's Hill

  Events   Events 
Vintage Nostalgia Festival - Stockton Park  website
Clifton Pier at Sunset


  Leaves start to turn, fungi start to appear
Stourhead, Westonbirt, Savernake Forest

Devizes Street Festival  website
Lacock at War  website
Bristol International Balloon Festival website


Jane Austen Festival, Bath  website
Autumn mists

Deer rutting ? New Forest
  Fireworks, bonfires   Christmas lights
Street Markets 

Events   Events
Devizes Lantern Parade  website

Places open nearly all year round with good photographic opportunities.
Castle Combe Racing Curcuit      website      Car & motorbike events, Various shows and events
Hawk Consevancy     website     Good for practicing photographing flying birds
Good local locations for birds, fungi, autumn colour etc. etc.
Landford Lakes and other Wiltshire Wildlife reserves  see individual reserves for details   website
Cotswold Water Park   wildlife, water sports, events                        website
Members - Please let us know about interesting local events and places to visit and they can be added to this page