Programme Sep 2020-May 2021

All events will be via Zoom during this period.
Since there are no print entries, members can enter up to FOUR PDIs for each competition.
PDIs should be sent to
23 Oct MCPF Travelling Portfolio 2020 – all PDIs

30 Oct Competition night
Ward Trophy – Landscape PDIs Judge: Rob Doyle BPE3

06 Nov Annual General Meeting 2019 – 2020
All members are urged to attend via Zoom
Submit Architecture PDIs

13 Nov The Dragon in Monochrome
Margaret demonstrates how and why she chooses Monochrome for the images. Pictorial, Creative, Natural History, Land and seascapes, Travel, People and their traditions.

20 Nov Competition evening
Lucas Cup – Architecture PDIs Judge: Andrzej Jablonski LBIPP LMPA LRPS

27 Nov Close up and macro flower photography
Speaker: Ken Payne

04 Dec My photography
Paul is an Irish photographer based in Dublin. He presents his images from the past five years including travel and street photography; some long exposures; principally coastal and architectural photography
Speaker: Paul Stanley FIPF EFIAP/g EsFIAP

11 Dec Abstract images – various styles
Speaker: Colin Southgate FRPS DPAGB

18 Dec Christmas break

25 Dec Christmas break

01 Jan New Year break

8 Jan From the other side of the fence
Speaker: Vince Scothern DPAGB AFIAP BPE5 PPSA
Submit Nature PDIs

15 Jan Competition Evening
Nature PDIs
Judge: Richard Houghton

22 Jan How to improve your photography
Submit Creative digital PDIs

29 Jan Competition evening
Creative digital
Judge: Dave Graham LRPS

5 Feb Basic guide to simple astrophotography
Speaker: Paul Money FRAS FBIS

12 Feb Quiet landscapes
Speaker: Margaret Soraya
Submit Texture PDIs

19 Feb Smart Phone photography
Speaker: Malcolm Sales ARPS ABIPP ASWPP QEP

26 Feb Competition evening
Texture – this replaces the Colour Print competition
Judge: Andrzej Jablonski LBIPP LMPA LRPS
Submit Our Favourite Photos (Members’ Evening)

5 Mar Members' evening.
Our favourite photos. Members are invited to submit 4 favourite photos
Submit People PDIs

12 Mar “100 strangers”
Street photography project: one hundred portraits
Speaker: Phil Howcroft

19 Mar Competition evening
Judge: Dave Stewart LBPPA

26 Mar Creating impact and mood
Speaker: Steve Hedges LMPA LRPS

2 April Good Friday break

9 Apr Members' evening
Talks by Graham, Susi and Chris
Submit Past President's topic: Depth

16 Apr Wildlife:UK
Speaker: Gianpiero Ferrari ARPS DPAGB BPE4

23 Apr Competition evening
Past President's subject: Depth
Judge: John Osborn

30 Apr F. W. Broadhead: The Sleeping Photographer
Speaker: Matthew Broadhead BA (Hons) MA

7 May AGM

14 May Exhibition online

21 May Annual Dinner