Meetings 2019-2020

Thu 26 Mar 2020 - AV Night - Postponed until further notice

7:30pm

Your chance to have a go at creating a 5 minute audio visual presentation.  Set your photos to music and bring them to life - the more the merrier!

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Thu 19 Mar 2020 - Competition No.6 Monochrome

7:30pm

Our annual monochrome competition

The Judge for the evening is Martin Cooper

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Thu 12 Mar 2020 - Chairman's Challenge

7:30pm

Keith says:

"This year for the Chairman's Challenge which is 12 March I have taken inspiration from the year, 2020.

This leads me to think of Vision, and in turn to eyes, and I am reminded of the quote `The eyes are the window of the soul`.

Eyes can be people's eyes, animal eyes, drawn eyes... 
Windows can be open, closed, looking in, looking out, glazed, broken, perhaps not even in a building. 
The soul is a difficult thing to narrow down, but one way I can think of it is a child completely lost in play, or a cricketer at full stretch to take a...

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Thu 5 Mar 2020 - Battle between Stroud and Tetbury Camera Club

7:30pm

Can Stroud beat them again?  It was very close last year!

Our Judge for the evening is Beryl Heaton

ALSO: DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING IMAGES FOR MONOCHROME COMPETITION ON 19TH MARCH

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Thu 27 Feb 2020 - An Evening With Panasonic

7:30pm

DSLR equipment getting a bit heavy to carry around? View the whole range of lightweight Panasonic cameras, light in weight but not on quality.  The evening will be illustrated with some street photography.

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Thu 20 Feb 2020 - Competition No 5: Nature

7:30pm

Our Judge this evening is Clive Greenland

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Tue 18 Feb 2020 - Back to Basics

7:30pm

Members please log in for details

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Thu 13 Feb 2020 - Ladies v Gents

7:30pm

It's a knockout, lighthearted, nearly Valentine's Day competition!  Up to six images from each person - open to members AND non-members.

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Thu 6 Feb 2020 - Cheltenham International Salon

7:30pm

An audio visual presentation by Cheltenham Camera Club members of a selection of the best images from around the world accepted in the Cheltenham International Salon.  Prepare to be inspired!

IMAGES IN FOR COMPETITION 20TH FEBRUARY, SUBJECT: NATURE

(Please note this is a month earlier than the usual date for our Nature Competition)

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Thu 30 Jan 2020 - Competition No 4: "Shadows"

7:30pm

Our judge for the evening is Ted Wilson

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Thu 23 Jan 2020 - Speaker: Robert Harvey

7:30pm

"Small is Beautiful"

Back by popular demand, Robert will be talking about macro photography

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Tue 21 Jan 2020 - Back To Basics

7:30pm

Members please log in for full details and location

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Thu 16 Jan 2020 - Speaker: Marion Hearfield

7:30pm

The late Rodnet Shepheard was Secretary of Stroud Camera Club for many years in the 1940s. Marion will dive us a presentationof his photographs, previously shown at the Stroud Local History Society.

IMAGES IN FOR COMPETITION 30TH JANUARY. SUBJECT: "SHADOWS"

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Thu 9 Jan 2020 - Not For Competitions

7:30pm

Members to bring in up to six favourite images and explain why they are special to you.  For discussion but not for competitions

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Thu 19 Dec 2019 - 19th Dec, 26th Dec and 2nd January CHRISTMAS BREAK

12:01am

Our Christmas break so no meetings on these dates. 

Next meeting is on 9th January

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Thu 12 Dec 2019 - Our Members' Christmas Social!

7:30pm

Party time!

Bring along some food to share for an evening of fun and entertainment with Annie and Jenny

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Thu 5 Dec 2019 - Speaker: Martin Fry FRPS EFIAP/g AV-EFIAP ABPE APAGB

7:30pm

"A Distinctive Journey"

Martin will take us through some of his images and AVs which have achieved success

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Thu 28 Nov 2019 - Speakers: Sue O'Connell and Peter Brisley

7:30pm

"Travels Towards The Edge"

Peter Brisley ARPS and Sue O'Connell ARPS focus on some less-frequented destinations including the Libyan Sahara, Java, Mongolia and Iran in a varied presentation of PDIs, Prints and AV sequences

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Thu 21 Nov 2019 - Competition No 3: OPEN

7:30pm

Our judge this evening is Peter Weaver

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Tue 19 Nov 2019 - Back To Basics

7:30pm

Details will be announced nearer the date

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Thu 14 Nov 2019 - Speaker: John Chamberlin FRPS, MFIAP, APAGB, FBPE

7:30pm

"Near and Far"

Various images taken in the UK and further afield by an experienced photographer who comes highly recommended.

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Thu 7 Nov 2019 - Stroud Members' Night: Travel

7:30pm

Four Club Members will be taking us around the world for an evening of travel photography.

IMAGES IN FOR COMPETITION 21st NOVEMBER: OPEN

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Thu 31 Oct 2019 - Practical Night

7:30pm

Gordon Norris will bring a model and some studio lighting for a practical evening of portrait photography.

BRING YOUR CAMERA!

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Thu 24 Oct 2019 - Competition No 2: OPEN

7:30pm

Our judge this evening is Bob Train

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Tue 22 Oct 2019 - Back To Basics: Affinity Photo a first look

7:30pm

Rhys Owen: Affinity Photo a first look.

Cost £2.50 including tea or coffee.

Fresh Ground Cafe (Members please log in to find address details)

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Thu 17 Oct 2019 - Speaker: Aleks Gjika

7:30pm

In a change to the printed programme and due to the unavailability of Cate Barrow, Aleks Gjika has stepped into the breach and will give us his fascinating talk entitled "In the search of the "Je ne sais quoi!"   Check out Aleks's website at http://www.aleksgjika.photography  

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Thu 10 Oct 2019 - Triptychs and Your Take

7:30pm

Get creative night

Your Take - Have a go at improving three given images and/or create some triptychs of your favourite subjects

IMAGES IN FOR COMPETITION 24th OCTOBER: OPEN

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Tue 8 Oct 2019 - Back To Basics: Using Photography apps.

7:30pm

Roger Matthews: Using Photography apps.

Cost £2.50 including tea or coffee.

Fresh Ground Cafe (Members please log in to find address details)

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Thu 3 Oct 2019 - Speaker: Derek Gale "Movement in Photography"

7:30pm

We all love a bit of intentional blur and Derek has this down to a fine art! Should be an entertaining evening.

COLLECT 3 IMAGES FOR "YOUR TAKE" NEXT WEEK

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Thu 26 Sep 2019 - Competition No 1: OPEN

7:30pm

Judge: Ralph Snook

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Thu 19 Sep 2019 - Speaker: Stephen Spraggon

7:30pm

“Four Seasons in One Day”.  On his last visit to Stroud Stephen showed us some beautiful images of the Somerset Levels giving details of the preparation and planning and inspiring us all.  It was a fascinating evening and we look forward to his return visit with a new talk and more inspiring landscape images. 

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Thu 12 Sep 2019 - Subject: Fotospeed Photographic Paper

7:30pm

Tim Jones will be demonstrating the whole range of Fotospeed specialised photographic papers with a special discount of 20% on the night.  He will also be talking about colour management and printing techniques.

IMAGES IN FOR COMPETITION 26TH SEPTEMBER: OPEN

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Thu 5 Sep 2019 - WCPF Travelling Portfolio

7:30pm

The travelling print portfolio from the Western Counties Photographic Federation comes to Stroud for discussion and comment from members

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