2022 Kingsclere Photo Club Programme

January 5th‘Self-Portrait Challenge’ images and photo critique.

Review of members ‘Self-portrait Challenge’ photos and a ‘Food Photography’ practical image

The second half will be a critique session, up to three images each.

Launch of the abstract challenge – up to three images illustrating the essence of a scene in an abstract manner. Sue Phillips will introduce the topic with a few words about her approach to abstracts.

February 2nd – ‘Street Photography’ by Peter Crane

Peter Crane talking about Street Photography. See his website https://www.petercrane.co.uk/

March 2nd – ‘Photographing glass’ practical evening.

Bring your camera, tripod and a selection of glass objects to photograph.

April 6th – ‘My photographic project’.

Four short talks by club members on any aspect of their current or a recent photographic project.

May 4th – ‘Abstract Challenge’ images and photo critique.

Review of members ‘Abstract Challenge’ images and a ‘Glass’ practical image.

The second half will be a critique session, up to three images each.

Launch of the narrative challenge – telling a story with up to 6 images, using a sentence or two to set the context and let the pictures do the talking.

June 1st – Vintage Lens practical evening

Find your unique look, try a variety of lenses with your interchangeable lens camera, or use a camera provided. Sharp or soft, characterful colour and contrast, unique bokeh; there’s something for everyone.

July 6th – Photowalk and pub.

In Overton. Details to be confirmed nearer the time.

August – no meeting

September 7th – Review of Photowalk pictures and Photo Critique.

Review of members Photowalk pictures and a ‘Vintage lens’ image.

The second half will be a critique session, up to three images each.

October 5th – Talk on astronomical photography by Gavin James

Gavin will talk to us about how to get started doing astrophotography with a DSLR and tripod.

See his website https://www.gjmultimedia.co.uk/astronomy/index.html

October 15th/16th – ** Annual exhibition **

November 2nd – ‘Narrative Challenge’ presentations.

Review of members Narrative challenges.

The second half will be a critique session – up to three images each.

December 7th – AGM and Print of the Year

Our traditional end of year evening. The AGM followed by a print competition. Bring along two prints taken in the last 12 months. The members present will view them and vote for their favourite.