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Programme 2017

January February March April May June
July August September October November December

See our competition page to learn how to enter club competitions.

January 2017
02 Bank holiday
no meeting.
09 Colour Management From Camera to Print
talk by Terry Hewitt – first of three covering workflow in Lightroom and the potential of that programme.
16 Practical night
at the club.

Hand in entries for externally–judged January’s competition.

23 One picture which tells a story.
30 Externally–judged competition
judge – Ove Alexander.

February 2017
06 L&CPU folio
13 My Best Picture
critique of members' work.
20 Portfolio review
advice on preparing an impressive photographic portfolio.
27 Landscape Photography
talk by Christine Widdall MPAGB EFIAP FBPE in which she discusses such topics as composition and lighting – Christine will also lay down a challenge to club members for the June competition and will return to judge it with comments (by way of friendly critique).

March 2017
06 Other Peoples' Pictures I Like

Hand in entries for externally–judged March’s competition.

13 Open Q & A
your photographic questions answered.
20 Externally–judged competition
judge – Bill Edwards.
27 Working With Layers
talk by Gary Waidson, who will show his work and explain how he achieves the high quality that he does.

April 2017
03 Where Are my Files?
Terry Hewitt expands on his January Lightroom talk.
10 Battle with Hyde Photographic Society
at home.
17 Bank holiday
no meeting
24 Knockout competition
light–hearted internal PDI competition.

May 2017
01 Bank holiday
no meeting.
08 Practical night – portrait session
at home.

Hand in entries for externally–judged May’s competition.

15 Externally–judged competition
judge – Andrew Brochwicz–Lewinski ARPS.
22 Battle with Oldham Photographic Society – at home.

Hand in entries for Christine Widdall's landscape challenge (PDIs only).

29 Bank holiday
no meeting.

June 2017
05 Landscape Challenge
'friendly' photographic landscape competition set and judged by Christine Widdall following on from her February talk (PDIs only)
12 Penny Challenge
internal small print competition.
19 Lightroom Illuminated (iii)
Terry Hewitt gives his third and final talk on Lightroom.
26 Practical night
outdoor photoshoot.

Hand in entries for externally–judged July′s competition.

July 2017
03 Outdoor shoot at Broadbottom
10 An Evening of Practical Photography With Gerry Gentry
17 Externally–judged competition
judge – Graham Currey.
24 An Evening With Tremaine Cornish
Tremaine will show examples of and discuss his work.
31 tba

August 2017
07 Members' work
critique session.
14 Practical night
outdoor photoshoot.
21 tba
28 Bank holiday
no meeting.

September 2017
05 Practical night
at the club.

Hand in entries for September′s externally–judged competition.

11 L&CPU folio.
18 Externally–judged competition
judge – Nick Berentzen CPAGB BPE1.
25 Annual General Meeting

October 2017
02 L&CPU folio.
09 2018 Programme review
16 Altered Reality
talk by Adrian Lines.
23 Practical night
at the club.
30 Battle with Hyde Photographic Society
away at Hyde PS.

November 2017
06 Externally–judged competition
judge – Mike Lawrence.

Change to previously advertised event

Practical night.
20 High Peak Trophy
– away at Macclesfield.
27 Knockout competition
light–hearted internal competition.

Hand in entries for December′s externally–judged competition.

December 2017
04 Pictures I Like
members show other photographers' work.
11 PDI Themed Competition (Architecture)
judge – Beccy Lane ABIPP.
18 Christmas social evening.
25 Bank holiday
No meeting

We hope that you have a great Christmas and look forward to seeing you all in 2018!