Leigh Camera Club
Promoting the art of photo imagery

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Subjects to photograph over the Summer break

The Challenge Trophy 2015 - Night and Low-light Photography. 23rd April.

Portraits - Human or pets, judged by Members, 16th October

My Favourite Things - inspired by Julie Andrews or just show us your own favourites, judged by Members, 18th December.

Street, Lane or Boulevard. Our first ever DPI knockout competition. Gritty, Urban or Pastoral Byways. Judged by Members, 16th April.

Programme of Events 2014~2015

September

4

An evening with Vic Hainsworth ARPS, DPAGB

11

An evening with Don Thompson BPE3*.

18

1st Colour Print Competition. Judge: Roy Essery DPAGB.

25

Reserves - Our Last Sanctuaries. Speaker: Graham Mee

The importance of nature reserves and RSPB's work in the south east.

October

2

1st Mono Print Competition. Judge: Gill Adams.

9

1st Projected Images Competition. Judge: John Wooliams.

Website open for uploading Mon 22nd Sept and closes Sun 5th Oct.

16

Members Night: Portraits (Pets included). Judged by Members. Prints and DPIs.

Website open for uploading Mon 29th Oct and closes Sun 12th Oct.

23

2nd Colour Print Competition. Judge: Phil Chatfield.

30

Half Term, no meeting but check the website.

November

6

The Exhibitionists. Speakers: Barbie MPAGB, EFIAP and Rusty Lindsay MPAGB, EFIAP.

13

2nd Mono Print Competition. Judge: Howard King.

20

Q&A Doing it for free. Speaker: Graham Parry. Q's to Richard by 16th October.

Evening shaped around questions submitted in advance. All questions, on any photographic subject, to Richard by 16 October please.

27

2nd Projected Images Competition. Judge: Phil Ricketts. ARPS.

Website open for uploading Mon 10th Nov and closes on Sun 23rd Nov.

December

4

Panel Competition. 3-6 Prints in Panel. One Projected image. Judge: Caroline Mockett ARPS.

Website opens for uploading on Mon 17th Nov and closes on Sun 30th Nov.

11

3rd Colour Print Competition. Judge: Pauline Martindale.

18

My Favourite Things Print and/or DPI Competition. Judges: LCC Members.

Website open for uploading Mon 1st Dec and closes on Sun 14th.

25

Christmas. No meeting.

January

1

New Year. No meeting.

8

3rd Mono Print Competition. Judge: Marilyn Steward. ARPS, DPAGB, BPE3*, EFIAP

15

Photographing The Night Sky. Speaker: Nik Szymanek

How to photograph the stars. Might be useful for The Challenge Trophy - "Night and Low Light".

22

3rd Projected Images Competition. Judge: Rosie Pines CPAGB.

Website opens for uploading on Mon 5th Jan and closes on Sun 18th January.

29

Colour Management by Permajet.

All aspects of colour management with demonstrations and special deals on paper and accessories.

February

5

LCC 4th Colour Print Competition. Judge: Dave Wilcox.

12

Under African SKies. Speaker: Phil Shaw FRPS

19

Half-Term. No meeting planned. Check the website.

26

Essex Inter Club Competition. Judge: Daphne Hanson CPAGB, APAGB.

March

5

4th Mono Print Competition. Judge: Mike Fuller.

12

Windsurf Photography. Speaker: Dave White.

19

4th Projected Images Competition. Judge: Martin Barnard LMPA.

Website opens for uploading on Mon 2nd March and closes on Sun 15th March.

26

My Photography From Home To Home. Speaker: David Hall LRPS. Followed by Tabletop Practical - Bring your camera.

April

2

Easter holiday. No meeting.

9

Easter holiday. No meeting.

16

Projected Images Knockout Competition: Street, Lane or Boulevard. Judged by members.

Website opens for uploading on Mon 30th March and closes on Sun 12th April.

23

The Challenge Trophy: "Night and Low Light". Judge Paul RaddenLRPS, DPAGB, AFIAP. 2 prints and/or 2 DPIs.

Website opens for uploading on Mon 6th April and closes on Sun 19th April.

30

Annual Exhibition Print Review. Judge: Robert Good. Entry dates TBA.

May

7

Annual Exhibition DPI Review. Judge: Brian Willett LRPS. Uploading dates TBA.

14

Urban Exploration to fine Art: A Photographic journey. Speaker: Viveca Koh ARPS

21

AGM.

28

Half-Term. No meeting. Check the website.

June

6

86th Annual Exhibition

10 am until 4 pm.

Please help during the day, and with dismantling the exhibition at the end before taking your prints home.

 

 

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Annual Exhibition

Thanks very much to everyone who helped before the exhibition, on the Friday night setting up and on the day. It was one of the best we have had for a few years.

See the results and photos taken on the day by Ron Willis on the exhibition page.

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LCC Webmaster Calendar for your Smart Phone, Tablet or Computer.

Why type out the entire programme for next season when I have already done it for you in the Webmaster Calendar.

I have added extra notes, the Judges/Speakers websites, plus uploading dates for Projected Images. You can even set the calendar to a different colour to your normal calendar.

If I change any event in the webmaster calendar, yours is automatically updated!

The addresses you might need are in this pdf document.

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PARKING FINALLY SORTED

The building behind the Community Centre has finally gone, making way for 30 extra parking spaces in the adjacent public car park.

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Westcliff Fuji  offer a 25% discount to members of our Camera Club. See your email on the 19th May for the access code.

www.essex-fuji.co.uk

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Formed in 1929 and still going strong today with over 70 members. Our aim is to promote the art of photo imagery.

      Our evenings consist of monthly monochrome, colour and digital projected image competitions. We also enjoy entertaining and informative programmes with high quality speakers, and evenings when our own members give talks.

      Meetings are on Thursday at the  Leigh Community Centre  7.45 finishing at 10 (term time from September till May) The venue has full disabled access.

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