Programme 2019 – 2020


Corona Virus/ COVID 19 UPDATE (26.05.20)

We are very pleased to announce that the club will be starting to resume activities. For the time being these will be via the internet using the Zoom platform.

If you are looking to join the club or are an existing member we are not charging for the online meetings. To get access to the zoom meetings contact us through the form below.

Our summer activities are:

Jun 25, 2020 19:30     Picture Share

Jul 30, 2020 19:30       Project Evening

 Aug 27, 2020 19:30      Guest speaker Ross McKelvey MPAGB MFIAP FIPF EFIAP/p FBPE

(more details in the calendar below)

Alsager Camera Club will be running our 2020-21 programme over Zoom from September to December – the programme will soon be the web site. We will also send out a copy to members in August



Thursday 5th Opening night – Welcome back and welcome new members.
Thursday 12th Training – Geoff Composition/ Camera setting – Darrell /Basic photoshop – Jason /Photoshop tweaks
Images to Iain for Printing for competition 1
Thursday 19th Picture share 1  – Competition critique on request –
Note change of venue – United Reform Church Meeting Room , Brookhouse Road, Alsager
Thursday 26th Internal Speakers – Geoff – “The art of  the portrait”       David Beardmore – “Cityscapes”
Entries for internal competition 1



Thursday 3rd Guest Speaker – Wayne Brittle – “Another Time, Another Place”
Thursday 10th Internal Competition 1 and Bill Duffin Open Competition – Judge Rob Hockney
Thursday 17th

Three home grown travelogues – Graham Lench – Arthur Harding – Jason Rowley (New Zealand)

Images to Iain for Printing for competition 2


Thursday 24th Project 1 – Choose one theme from the list: Architecture, In the air, In the garden, Funny – Macro
Thursday 31st

Guest Speaker – Stephen Elliot – “Light Painting”

Entries for internal competition 2




Thursday 7th L&CPU Folio 1 – Darrell “A year with my drone”
Thursday 14th Internal Competition 2 and Bill Duffin Open Competition – Judge Roger Evans
Thursday 21st Alan Challinor Competition – Alsager to host at 13 Club, Alsager – Judge Christine Widdall
Thursday 28th Meeting at Stoke not Alsager – Our theme is reflections




 Thursday 5th

Guest Speaker – Tesni Ward – “Working with Wildlife”
Hand in submission to David for Christmas competition – only images making their competition debut are eligible

Thursday 12th Picture Share 2
Thursday 19th Christmas Competition – Judge Peter E Cheetham




Thursday 2nd Postal Photo Critique night
Thursday 9th

Project  2 – Choose one theme from the list: Architecture, In the air, In the garden, Funny – Macro

Images to Iain for Printing for competition 3

Thursday 16th

External Competition with Crewe at Crewe


Thursday 23rd

Guest Speaker – Darren Leeson – Street photographer –

Entries for internal competition 3

Thursday 30th Internal speaker – Simon Forster “More adapted lenses and fun with small, medium and large format cameras”




Thursday 6th Internal Competition 3 and Bill Duffin Open Competition – Judge Ralph Duckett Burton
Thursday 13th External Competition with Holmes Chapel at Alsager – Judge Bill Preston
Monday 17th Millennium Print Competition – Newcastle TBC
Thursday 20th Bebington Salon at Crewe TBC
Thursday 27th Guest Speaker – Mark Gilligan – “A bit of a journey to becoming a professional photographer”

MARCH 2020


Thursday 5th Guest Speaker- George Franks – Pro-Am Sports Photographer
Thursday 12th Guest Speaker- Warren Alani – “Through the Lens” –

Images to Iain for Printing for competition 4

Tuesday 17th External Competition with Nantwich at Nantwich
Thursday 19th Guest Speaker- Stephen McNally – Mono Long Exposure

Entries for internal competition 4

Thursday 26th Picture share 3  

APRIL 2020


Thursday 2nd Internal Competition 4 and Bill Duffin Open Competition – Judge Graham Currey
Thursday 9th Easter – NO MEETING
Thursday 16th Guest Speaker – Adrian Lines – “Working in Mono”
Thursday 23rd Internal evening TBA
Thursday 30th Project 3 –  10 Images – odd one out/ name the theme


MAY 2020


Thursday 7th Guest Speaker – Steve Lewis – New landscape talk
Thursday 14th External competition with Mid Cheshire at Alsager- Judge Nick Berentzen
Thursday 21st  Annual Competition – Judge Gordon Jenkins
Thursday 28th AGM


To see tutorial dates and field trips for the season for the season.

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