Calendar 2021/22

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 1st October 2021. To see full details of the monthly competitions click here.

Competition Rules

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for the competitions.

Monthly

Competitions

Graham Brown Memorial Trophy

Hollis

Trophy

JACKSON - There's a storm coming
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The calendar dates for external competitions are as follows: 

Jaguar Cup Competition - Cancelled.

Badby Challenge Cup - Cancelled.

Calendar

 

Coronavirus Update

Due to the Coronavirus situation we cannot physically meet as a club at Mayfield Sports Club Daventry, however we hope that you will be able to join the Zoom meetings from the Calendar below. All meetings start at 7.30pm on a Tuesday. If you aren't a member and would like to join one of the meetings please email the Chairman on chairwoman@daventryphotographicsociety.co.uk for details.
 

5th

12th

26th

5th January 2021Members Speaker: Colin Prickett -"Photographing the past"

Competition: The Colour Purple, and also the final part of the Graham  Brown Memorial Trophy Competition(Round 3) An Open Subject. Judge: Louise Walton (from Nottingham) will be judging and giving feedback during the Zoom meeting. Entries to be in by 1st of January. if you haven't registered contact Colin for a login password.

External speaker - Justin Garner: 'Macro Photography' 90 mins. His lecture with lots of tips and hints into his approach to Macro Photography and he explains the technique of focus stacking.

February

2nd

9th

16th

23rd

The Fjords of Patagonia - Julian Elliott.  Journey to the end of the world and follow Julian on a commissioned trip to the fjords of Patagonia. See the challenges a professional photographer faces with the weather and the imagery that’s created for use by his client.​ Julian has been a professional landscape and travel photographer for 10 years, currently living in France. Having started writing for a number of British UK photography magazines he started selling his work through the World renowned Getty Images. To date his work has sold in over 40 countries and he has travelled in over 30 countries capturing the world around him. 

Competition: Panel of 3, Judge: Malcolm Sales competition via Zoom. Entries to be in by 1st of Feb. if you haven't registered contact Colin for a login password.

Members Travelogues: Carole and Judy will share the evening to show some of there travel photos.

External speaker: Tim Pile.  Nudes in Photography Capturing the beauty of the female form, in man-made and natural environments.

 

March

2nd

9th

16th

23rd

30th

AGM

Competition (Digital): Theme 'OPEN' - Guest Judge: Anne Sutcliffe

Guest Speaker - David Garthwaite: ‘Fine Art - A Workflow’ - David is a fine art photographer based in Leeds. His presentation will walk us through a step-by-step process of creating monochrome fine art images in his style. This will be of special interest to those wishing to understand the technical aspects of creating stunning fine art images.
See his website for examples of his images  https://dgshot.uk/fine-art-architecture-landscape/

5 in 5 Evening: We ask you to share 5 of your own photographs in 5 minutes.  Your images may be themed - or not - the choice is entirely yours.

Guest Speaker - Ross McKelvey - from Belfast: Ross has been awarded over 300 medals in national and international exhibitions since 2010.  He will be sharing a presentation of award-winning images across several genres including landscape, studio, creative, nature and fine art, with a live Photoshop editing demonstration at the end.

See his website for his images and more information http://www.rossmckelvey.co.uk

April

6th

13th

20th

27th

Closed for Easter

Competition (Digital): Theme 'Open Monochrome'. Guest Judge: Kylie Martin

5 in 5 Evening: We ask you to share 5 of your own photographs in 5 minutes. Your images may be themed - or not - the choice is entirely yours.

Guest Speaker - Adrian Lines: ‘Creative Differences’ a talk on Creative Images

May

 

4th

11th

18th

25th

May 2021 onwards

Please note, the programme from here is based on the assumption we may be able to meet up again, so is subject to change if this isn’t possible.

Informal Critique

Competition (Digital): Theme 'Three of a Kind’. Guest Judge: Julie Cleaver

Guest Speaker - Dave Stewart: ‘Faces and Figures’ Outdoor Portraits and Rock Concert Photography

Evening out: A photographic guided walk around Hellidon village

June

1st

8th

 

15th

22nd

29th

Guest Speaker - Sue Clark: ‘The camera never lies but photographs can’

Competition (Digital): Theme 'Creative' (Peter Cosentino Trophy) and Graham Brown Memorial Trophy

(Part 1). Guest Judge: Paul Nickerson

Member’s Travelogue: John Lewis

Guest Speaker - Steve Williams: A talk on Sports photography

Evening out: A photographic guided walk around Wolfhamcote or Winwick

July

6th

13th

20th

27th

Practical session: TBC

Competition (Digital): Theme 'Shapes'. Guest Judge: Trevor Rudkin

5 in 5 Evening: We ask you to share 5 of your own photographs in 5 minutes.  Your images may be themed - or not - the choice is entirely yours.

Guest Speaker - Chris Shepherd 'My Camera'

August

3rd

10th

17th

24th

31st

Summer Social evening

Competition (Digital): Theme 'Open Untouched'. Judge: Mike Fuller

Members’ personal projects: TBC

Guest Speaker - Tony Winfield: 'Introduction to Infra-Red Photography'

Informal Critique

September

7th

14th

 

21st

28th

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Internal competition: Where teams ‘Match an Image’

Competition (Digital): Theme 'Negative Space' and Graham Brown Memorial Trophy (Part 2).
Guest Judge: Catherine Knee

DPS: Virtual Exhibition Preview

Guest Speaker - Tracey Sherwood: Christmas Food Photography - Practical

October

5th

12th

19th

26th

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Viewing of MCPF Travelling Portfolio

Competition (Digital): Theme ‘Industry’. Guest Judge: Peter Gennard

Hollis Trophy: Annual digital competition with 4 categories. Judges: John Lewis and Graham Walton

Guest Speaker: Annie Bee  Pet and portrait Photographer.

November

2nd

9th

16th

23rd

30th

Practical session: TBC

Competition (Digital): Theme 'Music'. Guest Judge: Dave Stewart

Member’s personal project: Mike Fuller - talk on Female Photographers

Guest Speaker - Graham Heywood: A photographic talk titled 'Imaginations'

5 in 5 Evening: We ask you to share 5 of your own photographs in 5 minutes.  Your images may be themed - or not - the choice is entirely yours.

December

7th

14th

21st

28th

Member speaker: 'Using Flash’ by Mike Hemmings

Competition (Digital): Theme 'Fog and Mist'. Judge: Chris Baldwin

Christmas Social

Closed for Christmas and New Year

January 2022

4th

11th

 

18th

 

25th

Member speaker: Colin Prickett 'Photographing the Past, Part 2'

Competition (Digital): Theme 'Flowers' and Graham Brown Memorial Trophy (Part 3)
Guest Judge: Graham Heywood

Guest Speaker - Erica Oram: 'Seeing Opportunities' - making the most of limited time for photography by 'seeing' opportunity and by being a little creative

Informal Critique

February

1st

8th

15th

22rd

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Practical session: TBC

Competition (Digital): ‘Panel of 3' Prints – OPEN theme’ - Guest Judge - JOHN HAINES

Member speaker - Bob Holt: 'Alternative photography'

Guest Speaker - Dave Mason: ‘Street Photography’