Program 2019/2020

PROGRAM 2019/2020

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Wednesday 1st May 2019

Bristol & Avon Competition
Please bring entries along on the night.

Wednesday 8th May 2019

Subject-Old Buildings
Instruction Topic - Geoff Mallin will explain Selections

Monday Club 13th May 2019

Warburton Bakery Tour.
This is a car share outing. Meet at the Jolly Sailor 9 am for 9.15 am
or meet at the Bakery. The tour starts at 10.30 am
For information about the tour click on the links below

Link text here ---Map...
Link text here.. Dress code restictions

Wednesday 15th May 2019

Critique Evening
Bring prints along for other members to look at, and discuss

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Evening Out at Lincombe Barn Camera Club
Robert Harvey BA ARPS EFIAP- By The Sea (coastal landscape photography)
An evening of landscapes from this well-known landscape and natural history photographer

Peter's Walk
Woolsack Races--Tetbury Monday 27th MAY 2019

Wednesday 29th May 2019

Evening Out- Priddy
An evening on the Mendips where we shall meet outside the church at 7.30pm
and finish at The Queen Victoria Pub

Monday Club 3rd June 2019

Meet at the Jolly Sailor in Hanham for a coffee at 9.30 then car share to Salford to visit Saltford Brass Mill at 10.30.
Anyone not wanting coffee at the Jolly Sailor at Hanham can meet in The Shallows car park in Salford right near the Mill at say 10.20.
There is no fee for the tour of the Mill a small donation from each member would be appreciated
There are good photo opportunities at The Brass Mill, and then lunch can be taken at one of the nearby pubs the Riverside, the Bird in Hand or the Jolly Sailor by the weir.

Wednesday 5th June 2019

Martin Horton- The Image Revealed
First time to HPS for Martin who will show us his creative mix of digital images.

Peter's Walk
8th June 2019---Churches Tour Mendip

Wednesday 12th June 2019

Evening Out- BARBEQUE
Our Barbeque will be held at Willsbridge Mill, details to be announced


Peter's Walk
17th June or Monday 24th June --Eastnor Castle Herefordshire

Wednesday 19th June 2019
Peter Weaver LRPS CPAGB APAGB- Five Weeks in Scotland
A 2016 journey taking in Dumfries & Galloway, Oban plus Mull & Iona. Places, people, landscapes and impressions.

Wednesday 26th June
Evening Out South Stoke
South Stoke is an ancient village the other side of Bath. We outside The Pack Horse Pub at 7.30 and walk to the viewpoint

Monday Club 1st July 2019

Monday 1st July visit to Bath
Meet in cafe opposite Bus Station at 10.30 for coffee and then a walk around the city with plenty of ops for some street photography or historic buildings.
Lunch can be taken in Wetherspoons or any of the many eateries to be found in Bath.

Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Peter Haworth ARPS - Landscapes & Seascapes
First time on his own to HPS to show his successful DI's with some prints.

Wednesday 10th July 2019

Evening Out Bristol Harbourside
We meet at 7.30 pm at the John Cabot statue by the Arnolfini for a walk to see a variety of scenes

Wednesday 17th July .2019

Digital Evening
Set Subject- Vehicles
Instruction Topic -Alan James will explain Photo stacking.

Wednesday 24th July 2019

Steve Pickering - Audio Visual Practical Demonstration
Steve is one of the club's most enthusiastic A/V workers and will give you tips on how to create your own sequences.

Peter's Walk
Saturday 27th July 2019---The International Centre For Birds of Prey Cliffords Mesne , Gloucestershire

Wednesday 31st July 2019

Graham Bluck- The Golden Years ( First Half Century of Photography)
Graham , one of our members will guide you through his varied photographic life.

Peter's Walk
Friday 2nd August to Sunday 4th August 2019---Gloucestershire Steam & Vintage Spectacular South Cerney Airfield Nr Cirencester

Monday Club 5th August 2019

We can meet at Cafe Gusto on the centre at around 10-10.30 and then make our way to Clifton Village and the Bridge….weather permitting. We can always find an alternative venue if it rains.

Wednesday 7th August 2019

Victoria Hillman MSC - Forgotten Little Creatures
First time to HPS for Victoria showing her macro and natural history work-highly recommended!

Wednesday 14th August 2019

WCPF Travelling Print Exhibition

Wednesday 21st August 2019

Neville Goodman- Photobooks
Neville will explain how to create these-practical demonstration

Wednesday 28th August 2019

Photos Taken on Club Outings & Monday Club Trips
Please bring prints and digital images along to show the members

Monday September 2nd 2019

A Visit to Willsbridge Mill
Meet at the Willsbridge Mill 10 am for coffee and tea and then a walk around the area.

Wednesday 4th September 2019

Heidi Stewart AWPF My Journey So Far
A mixture of landscapes, nature and candids for this new visitor to HPS

Peter's Walk
Saturday 7th September to Saturday 14th September 2019---Dartmoor Photography Week, Moreton Hampstead

Wednesday 11th September 2019

Digital Evening- Set Subject- The Natural World

Wednesday 18th September 2019

Ladies v Gents Battle
Who will win this year? You will be advised later, before the evening how to supply your entries.

Wednesday 25th September 2019

John Veale- Crime Scene Photography
John will explain about the cameras used during his time with The Serious Crime Unit

Wednesday 2nd October 2019

David Gamm- It's Difficult Taking A Good Photograph, Isn't It?
First time to HPS- David is a professional who will show a good mix of images


Wednesday 9th October 2019

Studio Evening
Bring Cameras!

Peter's Walk
13th October 2019---Lydiard Park Swindon

Wednesday 16th October 2019

Competition Number One
Here we go again. How many good photos have you taken in the last few months?

Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Portishead Camera Club Visiting HPS
Another visit from this friendly club whose members will show a variety of images

Wednesday 30th October 2019

Mobile Phone Competition
Details about this will be sent out about this beforehand. Please support this internal competition

Monday 4th November 2019

Monday Club

Walk through Oldbury Court to Eastville Park. Meet in the Kingfisher Cafe at Fishponds Straights at 10-10.30 then walk through Oldbury Court to Eastville Park, then bus to Old Market for lunch at Knights Templar.!No. 17 Bus goes through Hanham 9.34 at the Maypole arriving Straights at 10.04.!There is plenty to see….in the park there is Water, Autumn Colours. Wildlife, Fungi, etc.!Our planned trip to the “M” Shed for the annual photographic exhibition has been postponed until the new year when the weather is a little less inclement.

Wednesday 6th November 2019

Evening Out---Joint Evening with Keynsham PS

At the Fear Hall, High Street Keynsham .Starting at 7.30 pm

Colin Trow-Poole FRPS MPAGB FIPF- The Monochrome Print
A first visit to Hanham PS for this highly recommended photographer.

Peter's Walk

Wednesday 13th November 2019

David Yeoman A/V Competition
Our annual competition for the best audio visual sequence by a HPS member
Bring your entries on the night

Wednesday 20th November 2019

Joint Evening with Keynsham PS at Hanham Photographic

Phil Savoie -"Up Your Photography".
Our countryside; its wildlife, landscape and people as seen through the lens of an award winning cinematographer Phil Savoie. Phil will share images, information on the science of lens testing and practical tips to better your photography


Wednesday 27th November 2019

Bob Train LRPS CPAGB- It's Not About of, It's About About
Bob returns showing a variety of DI's

Monday 2nd December 2019

Monday Club Christmas Bash

Meal at The Crown in Saltford on December 2nd 2019
Meet at Newton St. Loe Farm Shop for Coffee at 10.30-11.00am
Then a leisurely walk around the lovely Duchy of Cornwall village of Newton St. Loe.. lots of old architecture to photograph plus the Holy Trinity church.
Then a short drive back to Saltford for our 1pm lunch at The Crown.
This will be a Car Share/Bus trip, which can be arranged on our next Wednesday Club night.

Please note, that as well as visiting the Farm Shop Cafe at Newton St. Loe on Monday 2nd December, it's been arranged for our party to take in a visit to the Owl and Wildlife Centre which is just next door to the cafe.
Great photo ops to get really close to the Birds and Animals.
As the numbers will hopefully be more than 10 persons, the cost will be £2 each instead of the usual fee of £3.

Wednesday 4th December 2019

Competition Number Two
How are you progressing? Come along to find out.

Peter's Walk
Saturday 7th December 2019---Mells Somerset

Wednesday 11th December 2019

Allen R Lloyd ARPS AWPF- Practical Photoshop Demonstration
Be primed to ask questions about the techniques required to improve your photography. Allen returns after showing his photos before.

Wednesday 18th December 2019

Our Christmas Meal will be at the Bird in Hand at Saltford
Meeting at 7.30 pm

Wednesday 25th December 2019

No Meeting

Wednesday 1st January 2020

No Meeting

Peter's Walk
Saturday 4th January 2020 .Slimbridge Wildlife and Wetlands Trust ,Gloucestershire

Monday 6th January 2020

PLEASE NOTE This months Monday Club is on Tuesday 7th January
A visit to the Photographic Exhibition at the“M” Shed.
Meet at Cafe Gusto on the centre at 10-10.30 for coffee, then walk around the docks to our venue.
Lunch can be taken at any of the restaurants around the dock area.

Wednesday 8th January 2020

Quiz Evening with Peter Weaver
A fun quiz, not photographically themed with a prize. Bring an A4 sheet of paper and a pen and something to rest your paper on

Wednesday 15th January 2020

Steve Pickering - Yer Tiz
Steve, our Treasurer will show us a variety of his photography taken over the years.


Wednesday 22nd January 2020

A visit from Keynsham Photographic Society
Some of the Keynsham PS members will show their photographs and other members will be present

Wednesday 29th January 2020

Competition Number Three
The pace hots up. Who will judge our work tonight?

Thursday 30th January 2020

Evening Out An evening with Hanham PS at Portishead Camera Club
We visit Portishead CC at The Redcliffe Bay Hall, Newhaven Road, Portishead BS20 8LH 7.30 start

Monday 3rd February 2020

Monday Club February 3rd 2020 A visit to Bath for some street photography….!Meet at the cafe opposite the entrance to the Bus Station at 10-10.30.!Lunch can be taken in one of the many eateries to be found there

Wednesday 5th February 2020

Annual Auction
Please bring items to sell or donate and money to pay for them

Wednesday 12th February 2020

Tony Byram ARPS DPAGB EFIAP AWPF- From V to A-the Creation of a Visual Art ARPS Panel
Tony, an ex-member will also give guidance to those looking for ARPS and AWPF distinctions

Wednesday 19th February 2020

David Bathard FRPS AWPF - My Approach to Monochrome
We welcome David again with his excellent print lecture

Peter's Walk
Saturday 22nd February 2020---Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Muesum Yeovilton

Wednesday 26th February 2020

Colin Harrison FRPS MPAGB FBPE EFIAP/p -New Digital Adventure- including award-winning salon images
Another visit from Colin who shows his highly creative DI's


Monday2nd March 2020

Monday Club


Meet at Woodford Lodge for coffee at 10.30am.
then drive to car park at Salt & Malt for short walk and views of the lake.
Lunch to be taken at the Manor Farm shop nr. Herriots bridge.
This will be a car share trip.

Wednesday 4th March 2020

One Shot Competition
More details to follow. To be judged on the evening

Wednesday 11th March 2020

London Camera Exchange Competition
This year's sponsored competition. subject is Close Up


Wednesday 18th March 2020

Sylvain Guenot- Peoplescapes
A return visit from this French-born photographer with his exciting and innovative people shots

Peter's Walk
Saturday 21st March 2020---Tewksbury & Tewksbury Abbey

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Competition Number Four
The climax to this year's league tables

Wednesday 1st April 2020

Studio Evening
Please bring cameras. Details of model to follow.

Wednesday 8th April 2020

DPI Panel of Five Competition
This was a great success the last couple of years. Full details to follow.

Wednesday 15th April 2020

Print & Digital Image of The Year
The best of the best are judged again by a different judge to find his or hers overall winner

Peter's Walk
Saturday 18th April 2020---Norton St Philip & Iford Manor Gardens

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Evening Out Hanham PS visit Keynsham PS
We visit Keynsham PS at The Fear Hall, 1st Floor, High Street, Keynsham BS31 1DQ for another of our exchange evenings

Wednesday 29th April 2020

Annual General Meeting.


PROGRAM 2020/2021

Wednesday 6th May 2020

Bristol & Avon Competition

For PDI's a Photo Entry section will be set up before. Bring prints on the night

Wednesday 13th May 2020

Digital Evening

Subject- A Long Exposure

Alan James will demonstrate Nik free software

Wednesday 20th May 2020

An Evening Out--A Comedy Walk in Bath with Bizarre Bath

Meet at The Huntsman Inn, North Parade Passage at 7.30pm for a 8.00pm start. Cost £10 per person.

Wednesday 27th May 2020

Steve Dury ARPS DPAGB- Fast Forward to 1642

Steve returns to show us his re-enactment photography with prints

Wednesday 3rd June 2020

10x10 Evening

We need ten HPS members to volunteer to each show us ten prints or PDI's and talk about the pictures they have taken.

Wednesday 10th June 2020

Evening Out-Keynsham

Peter will lead you on a walk around Keynsham visiting a few attractive and interesting spots. Meet at Keynsham Church- St John's at 7.30pm

Wednesday 17th June 2020

]Steve Varman LRPS -Eclectic Creative Photography

Steve is the editor of the RPS Creative Eye magazine and will show us his imaginative and exciting images.

Wednesday 24th June 2020

Evening Out Barbeque

Venue to be announced

Wednesday 1st July 2020

Digital Evening


Steve Hallam will give a demonstration on the Affinty photo-editing software programme.

Wednesday 8th July 2020

Evening Out- A Visit to The Funky Farmer's Farm at Tytherington

A visit to Richard Cornock's farm for a walk and exploration. Richard is also a keen photographer and broadcaster who has produced a book of his images. More details to follow.

Wednesday 15th July 2020

Ian Boulton- A Pictorial Potpourri

Ian visits us with his mixture of candids and photographs from a different viewpoint.

Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Photos Taken on Club Events

Studio Evenings, Monday Club and Peter's Walks outings. Let's see what you have produced.

Wednesday 29th July 2020

Andrew Marker FRPS- Journey to FRPS and Beyond.

Andrew will show his prints. He is a highly regarded and successful photographer and will show you some excellent pictures.

Wednesday 5th August 2020

WCPF Print Exhibition

A chance to see a selection of the entries from this years members exhibition.

Wednesday 12th August 2020

Studio Evening

Bring Cameras Details of the model (s) to be announced

Wednesday 19th August 2020

Vince Pentecost AWPF

Macro Photography

Ever wanted to learn more about the techniques of macro? First time visitor Vince will help you with a practical demonstration and with prints.

Wednesday 26th August 2020

Print Critique Evening

Please bring along some of your prints and we will spread onto four tables and have a closer look with hopefully helpful advice.

Wednesday 2nd September 2020

Nick Church- Leaving the 9-5 for a Career in Photography

First time to HPS. The journey in first using a camera in 2015 and leaving his career in 2018 to run Nick Church Photography full time.

Wednesday 9th September 2020

Downend Camera Club Visit HPS for an Exchange Evening

Several members of Downend Camera Club will show us their photographs in another of these popular club exchanges.

Friday 11th September 2020

Evening Out- Hanham Photographic Society visit Kingswood Photographic Society

Volunteers Needed!! Several of our members go to KPS at St Barnabas Hall in Warmley to show their photographs.

Wednesday 16th September 2020

Paul Gillis- Press Photo- Daily Life Behind The Lens

First time for Paul showing us images that have been published in the national press over the years.

Wednesday 23rd September 2020

Ladies v Gents Battle

Who will win this year?

You will be advised before the evening how to submit your entries.


Wednesday 30th September 2020

Digital Evening

Subject- A Rainy Day

Demonstration-to be announced.

Wednesday 7th October 2020

Dave Mason- Life

Dave returns from his home in Kent to show us his street photography and maybe some others.

Wednesday 14th October 2020

Competition Number One

Here we go again. How will you do this year. Please support this

Wednesday 21st October 2020

Mobile Phone Competition

As the website now has a section for these images do you have any which could win? Details on how to submit entries to be advised before.

Wednesday 28th October 2020

David Yeoman A/V Competition
Our annual competition for the best audio visual sequence by a HPS member
Bring your entries on the night

Wednesday 4th November 2020

Evening Out at Keynsham PS

Leigh Woolford DPAGB EFIAP AWPF Hon FWPF BPE3*- Favourite Prints and Salon Successes

A first time to HPS for Leigh whose print talk is highly recommended.

Tuesday 10th November 2020

Evening Out at Downend Camera Club

An Evening with Hanham Photographic Society

Another of our exchange evenings-volunteers needed.

Wednesday 11th November 2020

An Evening With Kingswood Photographic Society

Kingswood PS visit us further to our visit to them a few weeks ago. There should be some excellent pictures to see.


Wednesday 18th November 2020

Matilda Temperley- Journey Back To Somerset

Matilda pays us a first time visit to show us her pictures of the people and places in Somerset. She has published books and held prestigious exhibitions. This is a joint evening with Keynsham Photographic Society

Wednesday 25th November

Sue Bennett- Just For Fun

We have seen many of Sue's excellent pictures in our competitions over the years. Now she will talk about them.

Wednesday 2nd December 2020

Competition Number Two

Time to build on Comp One's successes?

Wednesday 9th December 2020

Eddy Lane & Pam Lane both ARPS DPAGB EFIAP- Svalbard, Kingdom Of The Ice Bear

Eddy & Pam have been to HPS many times before and will show us more of their top quality travel and natural history photos.

Wednesday 16th December 2020

Evening Out- Christmas Meal

Following the success of last year's meal we hope to hold this again at The Bird in Hand in Saltford. More details to follow.

Wednesday 23rd December 2020

Quiz Night with Peter Weaver

Sixty digital images and sixty questions with a prize for the winner. A fun evening.

Wednesday 30th December 2020


Wednesday 6th January 2021

Susan Winkworth LRPS CPAGB/AV & Richard Winkworth- Home & Away

Sue & Richard return to show us some of their good range of A/V's.


Wednesday 13th January 2021

Leigh Preston FRPS EFIAP MPAGB- Photographic Themes

Leigh is unable to travel to us but has put together a talk especially for us on a memory stick. A chance to see the work of one of Britain's top photographers.

Wednesday 20th January 2021

Sue O'Connell FIPF EFIAP/d1 ARPS DPAGB BPE5* & Peter Brisley ARPS AFIAP DPAGB BPE2*- Travels Towards The Edge

Sue & Peter who are both Fotospeed ambassadors pay their first visit to HPS. They are both highly successful travel photographers and they visit many other camera clubs and give talks to the RPS.

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Competition Number Three

Getting near the finish. How are you doing?

Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Mel Morgan & Phil Oates- Back To Basics

An evening with two of our longest-serving members. What will they show us?

Wednesday 10th February 2021

One Shot Competition

Our annual competition in which you are e-mailed a photograph and then you see what you can do with it.

Wednesday 17th February 2021

Peter Young AFIAP LRPS CPAGB APAGB- Tales From The Dark Side

Peter travels from South Wales for the first time with a print talk.


Wednesday 24th February 2021

Our Annual Auction

A chance to get a few bargains and provide valuable support for club funds.

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

DPI Panel Of Five Competition

A chance for you to put together a set of related PDI's which are judged as a panel and then individually. Details to follow


Wednesday 10th March 2021

London Camera Exchange Competition- Subject Power

Our annual competition judged by the staff of LCE Bath with some good prizes. Please support this and their shop.

Wednesday 17th March 2021

Steve Hallam LRPS- Stick To Your Guns

Steve is quite a new HPS member but a veteran club photographer and this is an intriguing title for us to guess what will be shown.

Wednesday 24th March 2021

Competition Number Four

The league results are decided and also the final set of the images for The Picture of The Year Competition.

Wednesday 31st March 2021

Megan A'Herne LRPS- Adventures in Multimedia/ Programme 1 Welcome To My World

A first time visit to HPS for Megan who is from South Wales and the title is very interesting.

Wednesday 7th April 2021

Cate Barrow- UK Wild Life

Cate is also from South Wales and is a very popular speaker at camera clubs and other groups and we welcome her for the first time.

Wednesday 14th April 2021

Print & Digital Image of The Year

The award winners from the first four competitions are judged again by a different judge. What might have just got through as a commended could win!

Wednesday 21st April 2021

Studio Evening

Our second studio evening. Bring cameras and some ideas.

Wednesday 28th April 2021

Annual General Meeting

Your chance to stand for the committee and to suggest any positive changes to the club and offer suggestions.