Calendar 2020/21

Competition deadlines

 

Entries for internal monthly competitions and the Graham Brown Memorial Trophy need to be in no later than midnight on the 1st day of the month preceding the competition. The Hollis Trophy deadline this year is 22nd September 2020. To see full details of the monthly competitions click here.

Competition Rules

Please click on the

PDFs to see the rules

for the competitions.

Monthly

Competitions

Graham Brown Memorial Trophy

Hollis

Trophy

1/6

The calendar dates for external competitions are as follows: 

Jaguar Cup Competition - Cancelled.

Badby Challenge Cup - Wednesday, 11th November 2020

Calendar

All meetings are on a Tuesday unless otherwise stated.

Coronavirus Update

Weekly meetings at Mayfield Park Sports Club are currently suspended due to the virus pandemic.
The calendar shows the planned evenings and events which will resume once it is safe to do so.

March 2020

3rd

10th

17th

24th

31st

Annual General Meeting    
Competition (Projected): Open, Judge: Peter Siviter    
Members evening: Practical session
Guest Speaker: Leigh Bishop - ‘Exploring Britannic’
Guest Speaker: John Smith - Demo Talk on Lightroom

April

7th

14th

21st

28th

Competition (Projected): Open Monochrome, Judge: Wes Gibbon

Closed for Easter

Guest Speaker: David Mason - 'Street photography'

Members Personal Projects: Peter Going - 'The Magnificent Seven (Victorian Garden Cemeteries)

May

5th

12th

19th

20th

26th

Members evening: Informal Critique

Competition (Projected) - The Peter Cosentino Trophy: Creative, Judge: Chris Baldwin

Members Evening Practical Session (6.30pm start): Meet at Dodmoor House, Weedon NN7 4TA

Jaguar Inter Club Competition – POSTPONED – New date to be confirmed

Guest Speaker: Malcolm Hupman - 'Where I Photograph Wildlife in the UK'

June

2nd

9th

16th

23rd

30th

Members evening: 10 in 10

Competition (Projected): Roofscapes, Judge: Chris Forster

Members Personal projects: Mike Fuller - Talk on female photographers

Graham Brown Memorial Trophy: Round 1

Members evening practical session (7pm start): Walk around Hellidon village

July

7th

14th

21st

28th

Members evening practical session - Details to follow

Competition (Print): Blurred Movement, Judge: Peter Going

Guest Speaker: Tom Way - Wildlife Through a Lens

Members evening: Informal Critique

August

4th

11th

18th

25th

Summer Social

Competition (Projected): Untouched (straight from camera), Judge: David Lowe

Members Personal Projects: Roland Puleston-Jones & Linda Ariss - Underwater & Dive shots photography

Guest Speaker: Tony Winfield - Infra Red photography

September

1st

8th

15th

22nd

29th

Guest Speaker: Leigh Bishop - Underwater Explorer ‘Exploring the bigger sister ship of Titanic’

Competition (Projected): Transport, Judge: Paul Nickerson

Graham Brown Memorial Trophy: Round 2

Members evening: Mounting photos for our annual exhibition

Guest Speaker: Tracey Sherwood - Christmas Food Photography practical

Members evening: 10 in 10

October

13th

20th

Competition: Still Life, Judge: Roger Parry joining on Zoom.

Hollis Trophy Competition (4 categories): Nature, Creative, Landscape and Portraits.

Judges: Graham Walton & John Lewis joining Zoom.

November

3rd

10th

24th

Speaker Evening: Malcom Hupman- "Where I photograph Wildlife in the UK 75 mins or 40 mins x 2 with a short break. This is a presentation of wildlife photographs.

Competition : Textures, Judge: Gareth Martin will be judging and giving feed back during the Zoom meeting.

Photos from the MCPF Travelling Portfolio. 40 mins a short break then a further 40 mins.

December

8th

15th

Competition: Water- Judge: Richard Houghton will judge the competition via Zoom.

 As we can't physically meet for a Christmas Party, we will have a "Virtual" party with a quiz (a question and answer sheet will be sent out in advance) and a 5 in 5 ( submit 5 images and talk about them for 5 mins)

January 2021

5th

12th

19th

26th

Member Speaker:- Colin Prickett -"Photographing the past"

Competition : The Colour Purple, Judge: Louise Walton (from Nottingham) will be judging and giving feedback during the Zoom meeting.

The Final Part of the Graham Brown Memorial Trophy Competition (Round 3) An Open Subject.

External speaker Justin Garner-'Macro Photography' 90 mins.

February

9th

Competition: Panel of 3, Judge: Malcolm Sales competition via Zoom.