Programme of Events 2017 (Updated 18/05/2017)
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Regular club meetings are usually held on the 3rd Thursday of every month at Brandeston Village Hall. (IP13 7AD) Please arrive by 7:15 for a prompt start at 7:30 . New members always welcome - just come along and say hello. Click on the above Village Hall link for directions.
The following list of dates does not currently include some additional future anticipated training sessions. These will be added to this programme schedule as soon as dates and topics are determined.
Missing information (TBA/TBC) will be finalized by Simon and Dick - and added when determined.
2017 dates (some still to be determined)
New project for completion during 2017 - to be advised. Event coordinator: Roger
Thursday 12th Jan - Select images for Stowmarket Tripod - 8 Prints, and 8 DPI’s; (special maximum pixel dimensions 1024 x 768 & smaller images should have a black border to make up to the projected size). Event Coordinators: Simon and Michael
Thursday 19th Jan - Club night. DPI competition (Open - no theme). Entries to be uploaded to Dropbox by Mon 16th at the very latest. Judge: Andy Wilson. Event Coordinator: Simon
Mon Jan 23rd at 19:30 - Tripod at Stowmarket with Wymondham. 8 prints and 8 DPI. Judge: Harold Mousley. Stowmarket Community Centre, Hillside, Stowmarket , IP14 2BD. Doors open 19:00 for a prompt 19:30 start. Event Coordinator: Michael
Thursday 16th Feb - Club night. Members forum/discussions and practical evening - Light painting. Please bring cameras, tripods, flashguns, torches. Event Coordinator: Michael
Thursday 2nd Mar - "4 seasons" project judging. Judge Nigel Rea. Prize vouchers kindly supplied by WEX. Event coordinator: Roger. Winter: 21/12/15 to 20/3/16; Spring: 21/3 to 20/6; Summer 21/6 to 20/9; Autumn 21/9 to 20/12/16.
Thursday 16th Mar - Club night. Speaker: Justin Minns. Justin is a professional photographer specialising in landscape. See his fantastic gallery at http://www.justinminns.co.uk/. Event Coordinator: Simon
Thursday 6th April - Selection evening for 2 Tripods. Please bring your prints, and send DPI's to Dropbox by 3rd April. Event coordinator: Michael
Thursday 13th Apr - Tripod with Halesworth and E Ipswich hosted by Fram. 8 Prints & 8 DPI's. Judge: Frank Blyth. Event Coordinator: Dick
Thursday 20th Apr - Club night. Print competition - Theme: "Still Life". Judge: Harold Mousley. Event Coordinator: Dick
Wednesday 10th May - Tripod with Bungay and Beccles at Bungay - Broome Village Hall, Sun Road, NR35 2RW. 15 prints. Judge: John Wilcox. Coordinator: Michael.
Thursday 18th May - Club night. Feedback evening for members. Please bring along your prints, both successes and problems - don't be shy. An opportunity to swap hints and wrinkles. Let others know your secrets in producing that "wow" picture, or share your frustrations - encouraging us all to take extra steps towards better pictures. Event Coordinator: Michael
Thursday 15th Jun - Club night. Print Competition Open (no theme). Judge: George Buxton. Event Coordinator: Dick
Thursday 20th Jul - Club night. DPI Competition - Theme "Portraits". Judge: Brian Carlick. Event Coordinator: Simon
August - no regular club night meeting, (but an alternative event might be organised).
Sept 7th to 9th - Annual Exhibition at the Framlingham Unitarian meeting house (adjacent to Framlingham Library). 10:00 to 17:00. Set-up on 6th Sept. Event Coordinator: Cara
Thursday 21st Sep - Club night. Print Competition - Theme "Long Exposures" judge David Jordan. Event Coordinator: Iain
Thursday 12th Oct (tentative) - Selection for Tripod on 20th (8 prints, 8 DPIs needed). Event coordinator: tba
Thursday 19th Oct - Club night - AGM and Barton Cup. Event Coordinator: Michael
Friday 20th October - Tripod with Wickham Market and Woodbridge, hosted by Fram.
8 prints & 8 DPI's. Event co-ordinator: tba
Thursday 9th Nov - DPI competition - Theme "Suffolk Skies". Judge: Derek Leak. Event Coordinator: Cara
Thursday 16th Nov - Club night. Speaker Alan Sarsby "Preparing Colour Images for Mono". Event Coordinator: Simon
Friday 8th Dec - Christmas meal. Location to be advised. Event Coordinator: Michael
Notes for 2018
The Tripod with Bungay and Beccles will be hosted by Framlingham in 2018
When organising the tripod for E.Ipswich & Halesworth, we must avoid Thursday 12th April 2018