EVENTS
 
Interested in digital photography?
 
Then why not join us and enjoy the benefits of:-
 
- A stimulating programme of speakers
 
- Workshops on technique, Photoshop, composition and display
 
- Regular in-club and regional interclub competitions
 
- Summer field visits to locations of photographic interest
 
-Improving your own level of photographic skill
 
Redditch Photographic Society meet from 7.45 to 10.00 PM every Tuesday evening from September to May at
 
Studley Sports Centre,
Abbey Fields Drive,  Mappleborough Green,
Warwickshire B80 7BF
 
Evening programme 2017/2018 Season

SEPTEMBER 2017

5th Introduction to the Season.
We review the season ahead, set assignments and define our objectives. Q&A session to end.

12th Practical Workshop.
Split session Beginners/Advanced.

19th Jim Farquhar Cup Competition.
Judge: Mark Chambers ARPS, CPAGB, AFIAP, BPE3 Competition for digital images taken during our Summer Visits Programme. PDIs to Mark by 11.09.17.

26th First Club Print Competition.
Judge: Colin Trow-Poole FRPS FIPF MPAGB
Titles and PDIs of print to Mark by 18.09.17. Prints to Glynne by 19.09.17

OCTOBER 2017

3rd Mark Chambers ARPS, CPAGB, AFIAP
"RAW Workflow to the end product",

10th Al Haden LRPS: “Iceland - the Land of Fire and Ice” Experiences of five Droitwich CC Members over two separate weeks in this bizarre place!

17th First Club PDI Competition.
Judge: John Haines
PDIs to Mark by 9.10.17.

24th Assignment “Guess the Object”
Five images of a different small part of an object – the more difficult the better. PDIs to Mark by 16.10.17

31st Johnnie Rogers ARPS AWPF DPAGB AFIAP:
“The Magic of Monochrome”
Johnnie describes his approach to monochrome photography (including Infra-Red) DPIs and prints.

NOVEMBER 2017

7th  Bring Your Camera!
Advanced members help answer questions about your gear be it Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fuji, Olympus, Lumix….

14th Second Club Print Competition.
Judge: Ric Harding BPE2*, DPAGB, EFIAP
Titles and PDIs of print to Mark by 6.11.17. Prints to Glynne by 7.11.17

21st Kay Wroe: “Adventures in California" Keith & Sue Watkins: ”From Zimbabwe to Cape Town”
Our members present images from their recent travels.

28th Assignment “Blue”
What does the colour Blue mean to you? All must comply with the acceptable images policy!
Max 5 PDIs to Mark by 20.11.17
 
DECEMBER 2017

5th Roger Hance FRPS AFIAP BPE5*:
“Nature Through a Viewfinder”
Roger covers a wide array of subjects in some of the best places in the British Isles for nature photography.

12th Dave Tucker EFIAP, DPAGB, CPAGB, BPE3:
"Pics Wot I Like”
Dave and Angie show us the pick of their work.

13th Midland Bank Interclub Competition. Judge: Bob Train LRPS CPAGB
We visit Studley CC for our annual battle with the hosts and Bromsgrove PS for local honours.

19th Christmas Social Evening. Club member presentation, followed by drinks and mince pies.

JANUARY 2018

9th Harish Chavda MPAGB, ARPS: “Sporting Images” One of the most well-known and successful sports photographers describes his work.

16th Second Club PDI Competition.
Judge: John Lacey ARPS, EFIAP, CPAGB
PDIs to Mark by 8.01.18.

23th Ian Joseph: “Upton Warren”.
Glynne & Val Harris: “Dragonflies and Damselflies”
Our members present images from their favourite locations and subjects.

30th Six Societies Interclub Competition
Judge: David Lowe ARPS. DPAGB
We visit Bromsgrove PS to contest the trophy we last won in 2011.

FEBRUARY 2018

6th Colin Walls: “One Photo Every Day!”
Colin describes his initiative to create more images through the discipline of posting one per day.

13th Monochrome Workshop”
Through a mini-competition, Mark leads us through the process of producing successful Mono images.

20th Third Club Print Competition.
Judge: Louise Hill MPAGB
Titles and PDIs of print to Mark by 12.02.18. Prints to Glynne by 13.02.18

27th Philip Roberts: “The Paolozzi Mosaics”
The gem on our doorstep, and how RPS members helped record these artworks for posterity..

MARCH 2018

6th Third Club PDI Competition.
Judge: Graham Walton DPAGB
PDIs to Mark by 26.02.18

13th Scott Latham: “From Plains to Jungles”
Award-winning Director of Wildlife Exposures Ltd and regular contributor to wildlife press describes his wildlife photography.

20th Annual Print Competition.
Judge: Hazel Manning ARPS
Titles to Mark by 12.03.18. Prints to Glynne by 13.03.18

27th Chris Palmer FRPS, EFIAP, DPAGB, APAGB:
“The Prints and the Paper”
Chris describes the interaction between himself and the scene, his personal response to it, and the feelings and emotions that he experienced when firing the shutter.
APRIL 2018

3rd Assignment: “Decay”
PDIs to Mark by 26.03.18

10th 70th Anniversary of Redditch PS
Bring in your photographic history: memorabilia, photos and gear!

17th Annual PDI Competition.
Judge: Peter Gennard MFIAP, EFIAP/p
Titles only to Mark by 09.04.18

18th Rosebowl Interclub Competition
Judge: TBD We visit Studley CC for our annual battle for local honours with the hosts and Vale of Evesham PS.

24th MCPF Portfolio of Prints and PDIs.
Your chance to critique the entries for the 2017 Photofolio exhibition, our own work included!

MAY 2018

1st “Boy vs Girl”A light hearted PDI contest judged by a club member. Max 5 PDIs to Mark by 23.04.18

8th Annual General Meeting.
Interesting and lively evening – not to be missed!

11th (Fri) Annual Dinner (venue TBC)
Followed by presentation of awards for the year.

15th Panel Competition
Judge: TBC.

22nd End of Season Members Evening
“Your Year in Eight Images”
Social evening with Cheese and Wine afterwards
PDIs to Mark by 14.05.18
 

Competitions

Competition rules and procedures for submission apply. These may be requested from the Secretary or downloaded using this link.
 

PLEASE NOTE
As a courtesy to our presenters, members and visitors, mobile telephones and other devices must be both set to silent and put away during our indoor events. Thank you!