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September 2017

Sep-7

Member's Showcase

Welcome to a new season at Shirley Photographic Society.
The season opens with a showcase of some of our own members' work, including contributions from Tim Hutchin, Mick Schilling and Dave Venables.
 
Deadline: 1st Projected Image Competition (3)
   
Sep-14

Through many Viewfinder

Warren Alani, DPAGB, ARPS,AFIAP, BPE3 visits us with a fascinating presentation all about his approach to photography.

   
Sep-21

First Projected Image Competition

Judged by John Haines

   
Sep-28

From Pursuit to Passion to Profession

Professional photographer, Ashley Franklin visits us for the first time to share the story of how he turned his hobby into a career.

Deadline: 1st Prints Competition (3, maximum 2 colour)

   

October 2017

 

Oct-05

More Camera, Less Photoshop

A welcome return to Carl Wright, LRPS, with his informative and entertaining presentation on how to get more out of your camera.

www.teach-me-photography.co.uk

   
Oct-13

First Print Competition

Judged by John Bissell

   
Oct-16

Digital Workshop

At Shirley Community Centre 7.30pm

   
Oct-19

Long Exposures

We welcome Stuart Crump, ARPS, DPAGB, EFIAP with a lecture on how to perfect long exposures.

Deadline: Natural History (Up to 4 images - no more than 2 prints or 2 digital)

   
Oct-26

Battlefields Photography

A welcome return visit for James Kerr, with a tour of some of the world's most historic battlefields.

www.jameskerr.co.uk

   
Oct-30

Digital Workshop

At Shirley Community Centre 7.30pm

November 2017

 

Nov-02

Natural History Competition

Judged by Peter Preece, Dip AD (Hons)

Deadline: President's Assignment - 'Best of British' (3 digital)

   
Nov-9

A Journey Down the Rhone / Life Beyond the Judges

David Keith Jones, FRPS EFIAP DPAGB, makes a welcome return to Shirley.

www.davidkeithjones.co.uk

   
Nov-13

Digital Workshop

At Shirley Community Centre 7.30pm

   
Nov-16

President's Set Assignment

This year's President, Christine Mallett, has set the theme 'Best of British' for this year's assignment.

We look forward to an enjoyable evening, however you interpret this subject.

Deadline: Panels Competition (2 print panels and/or 2 digital panels)

   
Nov-23

Let's Be Broad-minded

Anne Sutcliffe, FRPS EFIAP PPSA, visits us with a print lecture presenting images from her travels around the world. 

www.annesutcliffe.com

   
Nov-27

Digital Workshop

At Shirley Community Centre 7.30pm

   
Nov-30

Panels Competition

Judged by Dave Tucker

   

December 2017

   
Dec-04

Christmas Meal

at the Drum and Monkey

Four Ashes Road, B93 8ND

7.30pm

   
Dec-07

It's a Knockout!

Our annual fun night where digital images are pitted against each other, voted for by the audience.

   
Dec-14

Quiz to Celebrate the 80th Year of Shirley Photographic Society

A team quiz with a photographic theme, hosted by Phil Moorhouse
   

January 2018

Jan-04

Bring Six Prints

We begin the new year with our popular print competition, this year with guest hosts!

Deadline: Projected Points Competition (3)

   
Jan-11

Open Projected Image Points Competition

Judged by Keith Long, ARPS 

   
Jan-18

 MCPF Travelling Portfolio

Tonight we will display and discuss a selection of the best work from Midlands photographers shown in Photofolio 2017.

Deadline: Print Points Competition (3)

   
Jan-25

Member's Evening

An evening with our own David Venables DPAGB, BPE4*, who showcases some of his images.

   

February 2018

Feb-01

Open Print Points Competition

Judged by Peter E Cheetham, APAGB

Deadline: Landscapes Competition (Up to 4 images - no more than 2 prints or 2 digitals)

   
Feb-05

Digital Workshop

At Shirley Community Centre 7.30pm 

   
Feb-08

Members' Evening

'In Search of Elephants', an evening with Sue Pearmain.
   
Feb-15

Landscape Competition

Judged by Malcolm Ranieri

   
Feb-19

Digital Workshop

At Shirley Community Centre 7.30pm 

   
Feb-22

The Natural World

We welcome the renowned photographer Gianpiero Ferrari to Shirley for the first time.

Deadline: Annual Projected Competition (3)

   
   

March 2018

Mar-01

My Footprint on Photography

A welcome return to Louise Hill, LRPS, MPAGB.

   
Mar-05

Digital Workshop

At Shirley Community Centre 7.30pm

   
Mar-08

Annual Projected Image Competition

Judged by Ken Hudson, CPAGB, BPE2*.

Deadline: Annual Prints Competition (3, 2 colour)

   
Mar-15

A Day in the Life

We welcome David Peters to Shirley.

   
Mar-19

Digital Workshop

At Shirley Community Centre 7.30pm

   
Mar-22

Annual Print Competition

Judged by Peter W Cheetham, HonPAGB.

Deadline: Digital AV (1), Creative (2)

   
Mar-29

Maundy Thursday

No meeting

   

April 2018

 

Apr-05

Warwickshire Plaque Interclub Competition

This year we play host to the annual interclub competition, this year with South Birmingham Photographic Society

   
Apr-12

Digital AV Evening

An opportunity for members to see and present AV presentations with the Dave Venables Shield presented to the best AV

Creative Competition

For the second part of the evening we have our Creative Competition, just for fun.

   
Apr-19

President's Evening

Tonight we enjoy the work of this year's  President, Christine Mallett BPE3*

   

Apr-20 

Annual Dinner and Awards Evening

Robin Hood Golf Club B92 7DJ - 7 for 7.30 pm

   
Apr-26

AGM

   
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