Programme  2018 - 2019 

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

'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

November 2018

 13 Colin Harrison‘New Digital Adventure – Be Creative'

Colin Harrison FRPS FBPE FIPF MPSA MPAGB MFIAP APAGB EFIAP/d1 shows the creative side of his photography.
In a light hearted, fast flowing, fairly non-technical talk featuring award winning images, he will share his digital “secrets” and enthusiasm for photography.

Website

 19
Monday
 Calne Multi-Club Annual Digital Battle

Ten local clubs submit Projected Images for this annual battle, hosted by Calne Camera Club at the Beversbrook Community Centre in Calne, starting at 7.30pm.

 20 Nick Upton‘Rewilding the UK’ and ‘Wiltshire's Wildlife Riches’ *

Award-winning wildlife photographer Nick Upton shows his images of Beaver, Crane, Pine marten, Water vole and Harvest mouse reintroductions nationally.  In the second half, he focuses on Wiltshire’s nature including wildflower meadows, rare butterflies, bats, bustards, swifts and suburban hedgehogs.

 27 Results of Print Competition 1: Open

 Judge: John Randall

Collection of entries for the Annual Monochrome Print and  Projected Image competitions

December 2018

   4

Ian Thomson‘Architecture and Landscape’

Ian Thomson EFIAP/s presents traditional and abstract architectural photographs in the first half, followed by a selection of landscape images after the break."Architecture and landscape"

 11  Results of Monochrome Print & Projected Image Competitions

• Monochrome Print competition • Monochrome Projected Image competition
Judge: Clive Rathband FRPS FPSSA EFIAP DPAGB (change from handbook)
 
Last date for entries for the Christmas Knock Out (Projected Images)
Please send up to 6 PI's to Frank Collins. Usual club size numbered in order of preference.
Note:
Any images can be entered - either those already used in club competitions or you can try out new ones.


 18  Christmas Party and Image Knock-Out

 Festive snacks and fun competition, with a visit from Santa to act as master of ceremonies. 
 Maximum of six projected images per member please.

Collection of entries for the Projected Image League - Please enter three sets each of five images on a theme

 25  No Meeting   A very Merry Christmas to all our members.

January 2019

   1  No Meeting  Wishing all our members a prosperous and successful New Year.

   8 Ben Maliphant‘Timelapse Photography’

Ben Maliphant demonstrates how his timelapse photography, derived from sequences of 500 or more still images, enables him to include an extra dimension of time in his work to tell a story.

Website

 15 'Projected Image League'
 Our Annual Competition for the Hewitt Cup.
To be judged by members present on the evening.

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

 22 Simon Caplan‘Extraordinary Ordinary' Look differently at your photography!

Simon Caplan LRPS shows us striking found still-life images, revealing the hidden beauty that can often be discovered and photographed in everyday settings and mundane objects - if you just look hard enough. 

Website

 29 Results of Landscape Competitions

• Landscape Print competition    • Landscape Projected Image competition
 The judge will be Adrian Herring DPAGB ARPS

 Collection of entries for Audiovisual and Creative Competitions

February 2019

   5
Members’ Speed Critique

We invite a number of our members to bring in a selection of their images, while the rest of the members split into groups and spend 10 minutes giving feedback on a set of images before moving on to the next set. 
A great way to learn more about your fellow members.
 


  10
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.

 12 Oliver Smart‘RAW Nature: Images Uncovered' *

Have you ever wondered how an image was taken?
Oliver Smart details the equipment and techniques used in wildlife photography, tricks of the trade and post-processing tips.

Website

  16
Saturday
Multi-club Print Battle and lecture at the Lakeside Centre, Warminster.



 19 Michelle WhitmoreAbstract Macro Art?'

Macro photography is a fascinating field of photography but it can also be an expensive one.
Michelle Whitmore ARPS ASWPP ASINWP shows how to get the most out of your macro lens by looking at everyday things around you in greater detail and viewing them as works of Art.
Website

 26 Results of Audiovisual and Creative Competitions

 The judge will be Tony Byram EFIAP ARPS AWPF DPAGB

 Collection of entries for Print Competition 2: Open

March 2019

   5 The Landscape Group presents.... 

Tonight the club’s Landscape special interest group showcases their work, activities and pictures taken on field trips including their weekend in Snowdonia.

 12 Stephen Spraggon‘Four Seasons in One Day’ *

The changing seasons affect light, choice of location, subject matter and ... how much sleep can be had!
During this talk Stephen Spraggon will show images taken throughout the year and discuss how to get the most from each season.
Website

 19 Results of Print Competition 2: Open

 The judge will be announced here.

 Collection of entries for Projected Image Competition 3 : Open

 26 Peter Crane‘Street Photography My Way’

A digital presentation by Peter Crane ARPS, a street photographer who prefers to work in colour, always looking for that decisive moment.

Website


  27
Wednesday
Inter-Club Battle. 

Stratton Camera Club hosts Devizes, Royal Wootton Bassett and Swindon clubs for a four-way Battle.

April 2019

   2 Tony Worobiec.jjpg'Photographing Landscape Whatever the Weather’  

Tony Worobiec leads a workshop to encourage the audience to view all weather conditions as a great opportunity for taking landscapes.

Website

   9 Results of Projected Image Competition 3: Open

 The judge will be Simon Caplan LRPS.

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

 16 Inter-Club Battle 

Devizes Camera Club hosts Frome Wessex for a two-way Battle judged by Pete McCloskey FRPS APAGB.

 23 Nigel Hicks'Wild South West’ *

Award-winning photographer Nigel Hicks presents the Wild Southwest project, capturing the natural beauty and wildlife of southwest England.

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 30 Print and Projected Image of the Year competitions 

The best of the 2018-19 season. The competition will be judged by Peter Orr ARPS.

May 2019

 7 Ladies v Gents Battle 

A gentle competition between genders at the club.  The judges will be announced here.

14 Annual General Meeting and Awards

June 2019

  TBA  Annual Social Event

 Date and venue to be announced nearer the time