Programme 2018-19

During the season we normally meet on Thursday evenings at 7.30 in West Charleton Village Hall, but keep an eye on our facebook page for updates and additional activities:

2 Sept: KDCC Summer Gathering for tea and cakes at Loddiswell Station, 2-4pm
6 Sept: Welcome back! A meeting of two halves: overview of the year and a look at composition
13 Sept: Speaker: Diane Fifield 'My Photography Journey'. website. Deadline for 'It's a Knockout' comp. entries
20 Sept: Photo shoot: Bantham
27 Sept: Internal competition: The return of our successful 'It's a Knockout' evening
4 Oct: Post processing workshop Part 1: Basic adjustments using PS, Elements, LR and other software. 1st Open entry deadline
11 Oct: Challenge Shield 4-Way Battle at Plymouth CC. No W Charleton Village Hall meeting
18 Oct: 1st Open Competition
25 Oct: Member's images from the Bantham shoot + Most Useful Equipment other than a Camera. Deadline for 'Past It's Best' comp. entries.
1 Nov: Speaker: David Snowden, Exeter farmer and photographer. website
8 Nov: Internal Competition: subject 'Past Its Best'
15 Nov: Something Different: two talks from our very own talented members, Brett Hornby and Nick Shepherd
22 Nov: WCPF Travelling Critique. 2nd Open entry deadline
29 Nov: 2018 Langford Lecture: Justin Quinnell 'New Light through an Old Hole - from Mo-tzu to the Selfie Stick'. The history and science of photography, along with Justin's own pinhole camera work. website
6 Dec: 2nd Open Competition
13 Dec: Post processing workshop Part 2: More advanced adjustments, a focus on RAW plus plug-ins
20 Dec: An evening of experimentation: 1) Creating slides or scanned images 2) Photograph still life or special effects (bring camera, laptop) + mince pies
27 Dec: No Meeting - Christmas


3 Jan: No Meeting - New Year
10 Jan: Speaker: Tony Worobiec 'Photographing Landscapes Whatever the Weather'. website
17 Jan: File to Finish: Unprocessed RAW and JPEG files before and after. Deadline for 'Movement' comp. entries
24 Jan: Club Social with Quiz (mixed subjects) Fortescue Arms, East Allington
31 Jan: Internal Competition: subject 'Movement'. 3rd Open entry deadline
7 Feb: Change to printed programme - Speaker: Jo Bradford talks about the art of smart phone photography and editing with Snapseed and Affinity Photo for ipad and desktop. website
14 Feb: 3rd Open Competition
21 Feb: David Shawe will share some of his photography and processing ideas with us
28 Feb: AV and moving images; plus sharing of favourite photography You Tube or websites
7 Mar: Speaker: Alison Veazey, landscape artist "From the Artist's Viewpoint". website. British Wildlife Comp. DPI entry deadline.
Monday 11 March: Paignton Battle away
14 Mar: No W Charleton Village Hall meeting
21 Mar: British Wildlife Competition
28 Mar: Internal Competition: Calendar choices for the 2020 KDCC Calendar. 4th Open entry deadline
4 Apr: Speaker: David Clapp: 'Low Light and Astro-photography'. website
11 Apr: 4th Open competition. Deadline for 'A Personal Best' comp. entries.
18 Apr: No Meeting - Easter break
25 Apr: AGM and A Personal Best of Year internal competition - one DPI and one Print entry each
2 May: Photo Shoot: The Kingsbridge Estuary along the quay, with supper at the Crabshell. Note: if the hall is not needed as a polling station on this date, then AGM will be tonight and photo shoot the week before ie 25 April

16-20 July: Club's Annual Exhibition in the Market Hall, Fore Street, Kingsbridge