Program 2019

PROGRAM 2018/2019

For more information on Peter's Walks see the the PETER'S WALK Section

Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Bristol & Avon Competition
Bring entries on the evening

Revised Date
Monday 14th May 2018
Monday Club
A visit to Clevedon to catch the low tide.
Meet at the Bus Station at 10.30 am

Wednesday 9th May 2018
Keith Cooper LRPS- Inspired by Beauty
Keith will show us a variety of portraits, fine art nudes and landscapes

Wednesday 16th May 2018
Studio Evening- Female Portraiture
Please bring cameras- a teenage model has been booked

Peter's Walk

Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Mike Hall-Some Memorable Places
Photos of some of best places Mike has visited over the last ten years

Saturday 26th May 2018
Peter's Walk--Lambourn villages---East Garston and Eastbury

30th May 2018
Evening Out- Marshfield
Peter will lead a stroll around Marshfield, all along pavements.
We meet outside The Catherine Wheel Pub at 7.30pm

Saturday 2nd June 2018
Peter's Walk--Photography day---Chipping Campden & the Scuttlebrook Wake

Monday June 4th 2018
Monday Club
Meet at Arnos Vale Crematorium cafe 10 to 10.30am

Wednesday 6th June 2018
An Evening with Damien Demolder & Panasonic
(Joint Evening with Lincombe Barn Camera Club)
Damien is the ex-editor of Amateur Photographer and will give a demonstration
on the range of compact cameras Panasonic offer and show some of the results

Saturday 9th June 2018
Peter's Walk---Churches tour-SouthEast Somerset

Wednesday 13th June 2018
Richard Winn-Lighting up the North
Richard will show us landscape photos from the aurora borealis and Scandinavia

Wednesday 20th June 2018
Digital Evening- Topic- Flowers, bring flower images
Tuition--- Adobe Raw with Steve Pickering

Wednesday 27th June 2018
EVENING OUT-BBQ at Les & Lynn's
More details in due course from Les

Saturday 30th June 2018
Peter's Walk-Photography day--Westbury Court gardens

Monday July 2nd 2018
Monday Club
The July Monday Club outing is a car share to Westbury White Horse, also know as Bratton White Horse. Bratton Hill fort is at the same location.
It has been suggested we meet at the Jolly Sailor in Hanham at 9:30am for coffee and set off for Westbury at 10 o'clock.

Wednesday 4th July 2018
Speedway Evening

We have the opportunity to visit Somerset Rebels Speedway on Wednesday 4th July. This will be on a similar basis as before. I require names of those who will definitely go by Wednesday 28th March. Payment is to be made on the evening of the event but if you say you will go I need your commitment. This will be another excellent chance to get some excellent action shots. The photos taken on club events evening will now switch to Wednesday 18th July replacing the digital evening.

Saturday 7th July 2018
Peter's Walk---Cotswold Show

Wednesday 11th July 2018
Photos taken on Monday Club events and other club outings
Please bring prints and digital images to show the other members what they are missing !!!

Wednesday 18th July 2018
EVENING OUT- Clifton Village & Suspension Bridge
Meet on the green area on the Clifton side of the bridge at 7.30pm.
I suggest a tripod to photograph the bridge at dusk

Saturday 21st July 2018
Peter's Walk--Photography day--Cotswold Falconry Centre

Wednesday 25th July 2018
David Daggar ARPS & Bernard Sellick
The Mendips & Some other Images
David & Bernard will show us a set of landscapes in prints and DI's taken locally

Wednesday 1st August 2018
WCPF Travelling Print Portfolio

Sunday 5th August 2018
Peter's Walk---Wilton House

Monday 6th August 2018
Monday Club
A Visit to Willsbridge Mill--- Bus

Wednesday 8th August 2018
EVENING OUT-Bath Abbey & Central Bath
We meet at the visitors entrance at 7.30pm to photograph the area around the Abbey and Roman Baths

Wednesday 15th August 2018Also
Digital Evening-Subject---Topic Spring---Tuition topic ---Layers and Layer masks with Alan James.

Wednesday 22nd August 2018
Geoff Mallin- Talking about my Photography
Geoff will talk about the ideas about his and hopefully Cynthia's excellent photos

Monday 27th August 2018
Peter's Walk---Newhouse Redlynch & Lover

Wednesday 29th August 2018
Critique Evening
Please bring some of your own prints along for us to split into groups and discuss them

Sunday 2nd September 2018
Peter's Walk--Tintinhull & Tintinhull gardens

Monday 3rd September 2018
Monday Club
Glastonbury Tor---Car Share

Wednesday 5th September 2018
Alan James CPAGB- Some of me Pics
Alan will show some of the photographs he has taken from many years enjoying photography

Wednesday 12th September 2018
Men vs Ladies Competition
Please bring along entries on the night for this annual competition

Wednesday 19th September 2018
Mike Birbeck FRPS FBPPA FDPS- Improving your Digital Prints
Mike will explain how to improve your images using DI's- practical help

Saturday 22nd September 2018
Peter's Walk ---Old Wardour Castle

Wednesday 26th September 2018
An Evening with Reflex Camera Club
Members of Reflex Camera Club from Brislington will show some of their photos

Thursday 27th September 2018
EVENING OUT- An Evening with Hanham Photographic Society at Reflex Camera Club
We return the favour. We need a few volunteers to come along to Reflex CC to show their photos

Monday October 1st 2018
Monday Club
A visit to Badminton---Car Share

Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Dave Mason- Mainly Street
(Joint evening with Lincombe Barn Camera Club)
Dave is a Kent based photographer who will show mainly street photos plus some landscape and travel
Please note-closing date for Competition Number One

Sunday 7th October to Sunday 14th October 2018

Wednesday 10th October 2018
Digital Evening-subject---Topic---Seaside
Also a demonstration on Affinity, the digital imaging software, given by Kelvin Iles.

Wednesday 17th October 2018
Competition Number One

Saturday 20th October 2018
Peter's Walk---Photography Day---Autumn in Woodchester Park

Wednesday 24th October 2018
Martin Edwards-The Modern Dinosaur
Martin returns after a number of years to show us a variety of photos not within the camera club confines.
His work is regularly shown in exhibitions

Wednesday 31st October 2018
John Brooks-Mind & Eye
John is an artist working in photography and printmaking and has held many exhibitions and
had his images accepted in exhibitions around the world. This is something different.

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Peter's Walk---Photography day---BridgwaterCarnival

Date Change
Monday Club is on Tuesday November 6th 2018 .

Monday Club--- This is a Tuesday Outing
M Shed Photographic Exhibition---Bus
Meet at the Coffee shop on the centre,10 to 10.30am
We can then walk to the M shed for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition 2018

Wednesday 7th November 2018
Pat Emery- Printing Britain's Landscape & Fauna
Pat returns with a print presentation showing many of his excellent photos

Saturday 10th November 2018
Peter's Walk---Minchinhampton Common Walk

Wednesday 14th November 2018
David Yeoman A/V Competition
Bring A/Vs for the Dave Yeoman A/V Competition on the night
Our annual competition for the best audio visual sequence by a HPS member

Wednesday 21st November 2018
Brian Swinyard ARPS DPAGB EFIAP/b PPSA- My Favourite Techniques
A DI talk from Brian who returns to HPS to show us some of his images are created-practical help
Please note-closing date for Competition Number Two

Wednesday 28th November 2018
Studio Evening-Male Portraiture
Bring cameras to take photos of a male model

Thursday 29th November 2018
EVENING OUT- An Evening with Hanham Photographic Society at Tyndale Camera Club
We will require three to four members to volunteer to show their photographs on this club exchange

Saturday 1st December 2018
Peter's Walk---Photography Day---Burnham-on-Sea

Monday December 3rd 2018
Monday Club
Bath Christmas Market and Our Christmas Meal

Wednesday 5th December 2018
Competition Number Two
The second of our four internal competitions

Wednesday 12th December 2018
Martin Cooper LRPS-Mono Memories
Martin judged recently and now shows us his enthusiasm for mono with DI's and prints

Wednesday 19th December 2018
EVENING OUT- HPS Christmas Meal
This year our H.P.S. Christmas Meal will be held at the Avon Valley Railway 7.00 for 7.30
For further information contact Les Ford


Wednesday 26th December 2018
No meeting

Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Studio Demonstration with Peter Weaver
Bring Cameras. The first half Peter will show lighting and posing techniques
and then you will have the opportunity to put what you have learnt into practice

Monday January 7th 2019
Monday Club

Monday January 7th 2019 visit to Laycock Village.
Car Share.

Meet at Jolly Sailor in Hanham at 10.00am for coffee,
then car share to Laycock village, plenty of photo
opportunities here, after our walk around, lunch in
The Red Lion Pub.
Anyone with National Trust membership might prefer
to visit the Abbey and grounds.
There is a Photographic Exhibition called “First
Women UK” by Anita Corbin being held in the Fox
Talbot Museum

Wednesday 9th January 2019
Annual Auction
Please bring along photographic items to sell to raise monies for the club

Wednesday 16th January 2019
An Evening with Lincombe Barn Camera Club
Members of Lincombe Barn Camera Club visit HPS to show us the variety of their members photographic work
Please note- closing date fo Competition Number Three

Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Shaun Boycott-Taylor ARPS DPAGB AFIAP- A Walk on the Wildside
Shaun is a local photographer who will show us DI's with a few prints of
endangered birds photographed in Britain and Europe

Wednesday 30th January 2019
Competition Number Three
Our third internal competition- how are you doing?

Monday 4th February 2019
Monday Club
A visit to the Blue Glass Factory
Meet at Arnos Vale Cemetery at 10.30am for our tour of the factory at
The tour which will cost £7, and it takes approx 1hour, and will include tea/coffee and biscuits.

Photography is allowed so there should be some really good photographs to be taken

Lunch will be at . the Black Castle which is a short walk from the Bristol Blue Glass

Wednesday 6th February 2019
Panel of 5 DI's Competition
Bring along up to three panels of 5 DI's which need to be related and go together well as a panel to be judged on the evening

Wednesday 13th February 2019
David Kjaer- English Wildlife-Spring & Summer
David's third visit to HPS. He is one of Britain's top wildlife photographers whose work has been widely published

Wednesday 20th February 2019
Roy Carr AWPF- A Year in their Lives
Roy will show DI's and also bring along some prints of a project which has been the subject of an exhibition
showing sheep farming in the Cynon Valley. He has been highly recommended
Please note-closing date for London Camera Exchange Competition The Subject is Vintage

Monday 25th February 2019
EVENING OUT- An Evening with Hanham Photographic Society at Thornbury Camera Club
We are looking for volunteers to come along and show their work and to support the club

Wednesday 27th February 2019
EVENING OUT- An Evening with Hanham Photographic Society at Lincombe Barn Camera Club
More volunteers please to show their photos and to come along and support the club

Monday March 4th 2019
Monday Club

Wednesday 6th March 2019
Studio Evening-Female Portraiture
BRING CAMERAS- We will book a good model for you to practice the skills you learnt in January
March 2019

Wednesday 13th March 2019
London Camera Exchange Competition
Our annual competition sponsored very generously by London Camera Exchange
The subject is Vintage
Please note- Closing Date for Competition Number Four

Wednesday 20th March 2019
John Bebbington FRPS- Close-Up and Macro-Challenges & Solutions
John returns to us to show DI's-his speciality is photographing butterflies and insects

Wednesday 27th March 2019
Competition Number Four
The league positions will be decided tonight

Monday 1st April 2019
Monday Club

Monday April 1st 2019
Monday Club
Visit to Wells meet at Bristol Bus Station 10am for coffee then bus to Wells to visit Cathedral and Vicars Close see the Bishops Palace grounds and famous swans.
Lunch to be taken at Wetherspoons or there are numerous places to eat as required.

Wednesday 3rd April 2019
An Evening with Tyndale Camera Club
Members of Tyndale Camera Club come along to show us a variety of work

Wednesday 10th April 2019
Print & DI of the Year
The top scoring images in the four competitions will be judged again by a different judge

Wednesday 17th April 2019
Alan James C.P.A.G.B. Pinhole Photography
In advance of the World Pinhole Day Alan will explain this photographic technique and how to enter into this event

Wednesday 24th April 2019
Annual General Meeting
Please attend to hear the reports from the previous year and to elect some willing new officers