The club's 2019-20 Season programme was cancelled due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak, but Kate and her team have produced a draft programme for the 2020-21 season, starting in September, all going well, as follows:
6 Sep Informal get together – tbc
10 Sep Welcome back! Overview of programme for the year; and then Opening Shots
17 Sep Online Speaker: Tom Peck, “Photography and the Sublime” – how artistic traditions of the Sublime influence photography past, present and future (via YouTube)
24 Sep Photo shoot: Great Mattiscombe Sands, with supper at the Cricket Inn, Beesands, and optional night shoot at Start Point.
1 Oct 1st Open Competition
8 Oct Member’s Presentation: James Day, “A Life behind the TV Camera.”
15 Oct Tuesday 13 Oct: Challenge Shield 4-Way Battle – Newton Abbot host this year.
22 Oct Internal Competition: members to enter a Set of Three print images.
29 Oct Speaker: Sue Brown, "Creative Photography"
5 Nov South Devon Photographic Alliance (SDPA): the League. We assess the images submitted by the other three Clubs in the Alliance.
12 Nov 2nd Open Competition
19 Nov Speaker: Steve Brabner, “Taking Images, Making Images”. With optional classroom-based workshops at extra cost to participants the following day (Friday 20 Nov) to follow up with some practical activities.
26 Nov Speaker: Phil Starkey and Alan Howe, a talk on landscape and seascape photography (perhaps with a particular focus on Dartmoor) and Kase filters.
TBC Possible Photo shoot: Wembury sunset
3 Dec South Devon Photographic Alliance (SDPA): the Cup. We host this year. Members of all 4 Clubs in the Alliance will join us for a social evening critiquing the sixty images already shared.
10 Dec Langford Lecture: Huw Alban, “That’s not a landscape photograph!”
17 Dec Workshop/internal fun competition: Christmas Card competition (DPIs); and opportunity to follow up ideas raised earlier this term, and practise new skills. (And eat mince pies!)
- 24 & 31 Dec No Meeting – Christmas / New Year break
7 Jan Speaker: Ian Bateman, “An Evening of AVs”.
14 Jan Photoshoot: Barbican, Plymouth
21 Jan Club Social (tbc)
28 Jan 3rd Open Competition
4 Feb Speaker: Glenys Garnett, “Get Creative.” With optional creative photography workshop (at extra cost to max 20 participants) the following day, Friday 5 Feb, to follow up with some practical creative activities.
11 Feb Internal competition: “A Closer Look” (including macro)
18 Feb Post-processing exercise: experimenting with creative post-processing.
25 Feb TBC: Club exchange with Saltash and District Camera Club. Members of the Saltash Club will
entertain us to an evening of presentations.
4 Mar Speaker: Paul Naylor, “Marine Wildlife”.
11 Mar British Wildlife Competition
18 Mar Club presentation: A “Show and Tell” evening of “creative” images, with members talking about
the thought processes as well as the technical processes behind the images.
25 Mar Internal competition: AV/Moving image
Monday 29 Mar: Paignton Battle (Paignton host) No meeting on 1 April at West Charleton.
8 Apr No Meeting - Easter break
15 Apr Speaker: Pam Sherren, creative images and processes, and the journeys taken to get there.
22 Apr 4th Open Competition
29 Apr AGM, with Closing Shots: sharing of members’ images: Personal Favourites of the Year.
May Thursday evenings: informal photoshoots