2013 – 2014 Programme

September 2013
Thurs 5th Opening night – welcome back and welcome to new members. Introduction to the new season’s programme.  Short picture share.
Thurs 12th Basics – Internal – Towards better photos with examples and tips. Info on DS Colour Labs professional printing with Darrell Oakden and Geoff Reader.
Thurs 19th Picture Share – Critique for Competition Submissions. Entries for Internal Competition 1
Thurs 26th Knowing your camera, Knowing how to photograph. Terry Hewitt – using Live view technique of teaching.Please Bring your camera
October 2013
Thurs 3rd Internal competition 1 Judge Gordon Jenkins (Welcome back) 
Thurs 10th Internal camera tutorial
Thurs 17th Project 1 Theme – Harvest Entries for Internal Competition 2
Thurs 24th Terry Donnelly – My take on Photography
Thurs 31st Internal Competition 2 NB: The Mono PDI theme is “Architecture” – Judge Steve Carr


November 2013
Thurs 7th Introduction to Digital Cameras and Photographic techniques –  Tony Windfield
Thurs 14th L&CPU 1 Mono + Darrell Oakden Photoshop tutorial.
Thurs 21st Joint meeting with Stoke (at Stoke) Subject TBA
Thurs 28th External competition at Crewe –    Judge Graham Johnson ARPS AFIAP


December 2013
Thurs 5th L&CPU 2 – Illustrative. Malcolm Hart on his Reporters Year. Hand in submissions for the Gender Competition.
Thurs 12th Gender Competition Judge – John Pointer Only Images making their Competition debut are eligible


January 2014
Thurs 9th Jon Crutlenden Photo Evening
Thurs 16th Project 2   –   Creative in the Camera
Thurs 23rd Picture Share 2 – This seasons images only. Entries for Internal Competition 3 + submissions for Externals
Thurs 30th Life of a Wildlife photographer. Mike Leach (BBC cameraman)


 February 2014
Thurs 6th Internal Competition 3 – Judge Frank Hutchinson
Mon 10th Deadline to hand in prints to Newcastle for Millenium Trophy
Thurs 13th Towards better landscapes – Bob Dennis
Thurs 20th Holmes Chapel External competition at Alsager – Judge Doug Bennison
Mon 24th Newcastle Millenium Trophy – Judge TBA
Thurs 27th Bebington Salon at Crewe


March 2014
Thurs 6th Mustang – Nepal, The Forbidden City – Boyd Harris
Tues 11th External Competition with Nantwich at Nantwich – Judge Tremaine Cornish EPSA, EFIAP, BPE3*
Thurs 13th Digital Delights – A Journey to Exhibition Distinction,  Margaret Sixsmith
Thurs 20th Project 3 – Emotion
Thurs 27th External competition with Newcastle at Alsager.


April 2014
Thurs 3rd My Footprint on Photography. Louise Hill – Smethwick Entries for Internal Competition 4
Thurs 10th L&CPU 3 Colour + Darrell Oakden Photoshop Tutorial
Thurs 17th Internal Competition 4 Judge Peter J Emerson
Thurs 24th AV Evening   –  Bring along the AV’s you’ve been working on.


May 2014
Thurs 1st Out of Camera with a Hasselblad Camera and Projector.  Barry Payling
Thurs 8th Picture Share 3
Thurs 15th Two together – Peter and Carol Cheetham
Thurs 22nd Annual Competition (Judge – Ian Stewart )
Thurs 29th AGM


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