7 – Welcome.  Review of members’ summer’s work and revision of Dropbox, Groups.io, competition preparation, Set Subjects and the club website

14 – Question Time Evening and revision of Dropbox etc

21 – ‘Framing Advice and Tips’ by guest speaker Cath Friend

        Techniques for next week’s practical by Dave Trotter

28 – Night Photography Practical


5 – 1st Digital Projected Image Competition – judge Pat Begley

      Open and Set Subject: The Gesture

12 – Critique Evening

19 – ‘A Personal Selection of My Prints’ by guest speaker Jack Bates

26 – ‘So Good they Named It Twice’  by Viv Blewett and Ray Higginbottom

        ‘A Bevy of Classic Beauties’ by Steve Poole


2 – 1st Print Competition – judge Michael Lurie

      Open and Set Subject:  A Faceless Portrait

9 – ‘China – An Ancient Civilisation’ by Micki Aston

16 – Ladies v Gents Competition – judge Allan Thompson

23 – ‘Utah and Colorado National Parks Road Trips’ by Charlie Blewett

       ‘Planning a Holiday with my Camera’ by Dave Trotter

30 – 2nd Digital Projected Image Competition – judge Cat Humphries

       Open and Set Subject: Symmetry


7 –   Lee Filters:  ‘Inspiring Photography’ by guest speaker Eddie Ruffell

14 -  Christmas Dinner and Social

21 -  Christmas Break

28 -  New Year Break



4 -    ‘Thundercats’  by Jerry Lake

         ‘Three and half days with “The Photographer’s Guide to the Lake District”’ by Stephen Thorpe

11 -   2nd Print Competition – judge Lloyd Moore

       Open and Set Subject: Autumn Celebrations

18 -   ‘London from the Rooftops: The 2017 Story’ by guest speaker James Burns

25 -   ‘The Pacific Northwest by Scott Barrett

         ‘Favourite Places’ by Barry Webb


1 -     3rd Projected Image Competition – judge Alan Copeland

        Open and Set Subject: The Sky at Night

8 -     Critique Evening

15 -   Audio Visual Fun Evening – led by Steve Poole

22 -   3rd Print Competition – judge Amanda Wright

         Open and Set Subject:  Architecture


1 -    Social Event – Watch This Space!

8 -    ‘Photo Restoration’ by guest speaker Diane Berridge

15 -  Inter-Club Friendly competition v Stoke Poges CC – judge Martin Patten

22 -  Take Three Evening – Three short presentations by club members.

        Chris Nightingale (TBC),

        ‘A Whistle Stop Tour of Italy’ by Nicky Bracey

        Rosemary Day and Frank Woods (TBC)

29 -  Club Trophy Competitions - Both DPI

        Malcolm Freeman Trophy for Wildlife and The Millennium Trophy for Landscape – judge Paul Mitchell


5 -    Easter Break

12 -  ‘Close Up and Macro Photography’ by guest speaker John Humphrey

19 -   Club Trophy Competitions - Both Print

         Jean Farrall Trophy for Street Photography and Three of a Kind – judge Philip Joyce

26 -   ‘Chairman’s Evening’ organised by John Roberts


3 -     Digital Image Finals – judge Micki Aston

10 -   Practical Evening – A Series of Mini Workshops

17 -   Print Finals – judge Stan McCartin

24 -   AGM and Awards