7th April

Annual Projected Competition - Judge: David Lowe DPAGB ARPS

 

A welcome return visit for David Lowe of Smethwick Photographic Society.

 

14th April

Creative and AV Competition Judge: The Audience

Up to 3 creative images and 2 AVs

 

21st April

Kusfairi - Deborah and Duncan Armour DPAGB

A visit to Africa, with shots on safari and much more besides.

 

28th April

Presidents Evening - Mick Schilling CPAGB

 

29th April

Awards Dinner Fulford Heath Golf Club

 

5th May

AGM & Bring Six Prints Competition

 

3rd March

A View from Above - Andrew Evans LRPS

Andrew is both a photographer and a commercial hot air balloon pilot. A unique insight into the world of hot air ballooning and aerial photography. Andrew also provides a practical guide to the art of drone photography.

(Deadline: Annual Print Competition, 3 prints)

 

10th March

Into the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods - George Robertson DPAGB

A photographic journey into the remote regions of Gilgit, Baltistan and the Karakoram mountains. George is a commercial travel photographer based in Glasgow.

George Robertson (georgerobertsonphotography.com)

 

17th March

Annual Print Competition - Judge: John Lewis LRPS

A welcome return visit to Shirley for John.

 

24th March

Travels to the Edge - Sue O'Connell FIPF EFIAPd/3 DPAGB BPE5* and Peter Brisley EFIAP DPAGB BPE 2*

Two for the price of one! Two photographers with two different takes on the World. Travelling to the lesser visited corners of the World including: Libya, Syria, the Sahara and Mongolia. Expect a bit of everything from architecture and landscapes, to people.

Sue O'Connell (sueoconnell.photography) and Peter Brisley Photography

(Deadline: Annual Projected Competition, 3 images)

 

31st March

Annual Interclub - Judge TBC

Our Annual interclub competition with South Birmingham PS and Knowle CC, this year hosted online via Zoom by Knowle.

(Deadline: Creative Competition & AV Competition, up to 3 creative images, 2 AVs)

 

6th January

Xmas Knockout - from Home on Zoom 

A fun evening with our host, Phil Moorhouse LRPS, where the audience decides the result. Photographs are displayed, two-at-a-time, and the audience votes whether to keep the 'left' or 'right' image in the competition. Round-by-round, we whittle down the entries until we reach our final two. 

(Deadline: Natural History Competition - 2 prints and 2 digital images)

 

13th January

Odd Things - Diane Seddon ARPS AFIAP CPAGB BPE3*

What makes a creative image?  How did it come about?  How did creative photography develop? This talk covers imagery made from earliest times, through to modern day photographers who are making an effort to fool, or confuse the viewer.

 

20th January

Natural History Competition  -  Judge: Sandie Cox ARPS DPAGB

(Deadline: Mono Competition - 2 prints and 2 digital images)

 

27th January 

175 Years of Photoshopping - Sue Clark, LRPS CPAGB AWPF

The camera never lies.... but the photograph can! This talk looks at how and why photographs have been edited over the years.

 

3rd February

Mono Competition - Judge: Peter Gennard MFIAP EFIAP/D1

(Deadline: Landscape Competition, 2 prints and 2 digital images) 

 

10th February

Wonders of the Hashemite Kingdom - Richard O'Brian

A photographic journey through the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. From the capital, Amman, to the desert castles of Madaba and the Christian holy site of Mount Nebo, Petra and Little Petra, to the desert of Wadi Rum, seen in many movies, before finishing on the coast of Aqaba.

 

17th February

Landscapes Competition - Judge: Chris Fletcher

A welcome return to the club for local professional photographer, Chris.

 

24th February

Wildlife Photography Part 1 - Tracey Lund, FMPA FBIPP ARPS ANPS ASINWP CPAGB AFIAP QPSA BPE 1*

A return visit for Tracey, with images from Alaska, Canada, Yellowstone, India, South Africa and UK.

 

2nd December

Panels Competition - Judge: Paul Adams DPAGB ARPS FDPS

Paul is a member of Bexleyheath Photographic Society

Paul R. Adams Photography: Welcome (padamsphotography.co.uk)

 

9th December

My Photographic Journey - Lee Sutton MPSA BPE5* DPAGB EFIAP LRPS ADPS GPU Cr3 GPU Zeus

An eclectic mix of photographic styles, from street to flowers, sport, wildlife, landscapes and portraits. Some straight shots, some with a creative twist. 

 

16th December

MCPF Travelling Portfolio

A chance to enjoy some the work of some of the best amateur photographers in the Midlands, featuring photographs from some of our own members!

 

25th December

HAPPY CHRISTMAS