Due to the current Covid Crisis the club has exceptionally extended its year and is continuing to organise Club Nights, via Zoom on a Tuesday at 19:30.  Members’ enthusiasm for these extra sessions is being reviewed on a monthly basis.

Information is being sent via a weekly email – if you haven’t received this, please get in contact.

Oct
15
Tue
D I competition No 1 – New Temporary Venue @ Holton Village Hall
Oct 15 @ 19:30 – 22:00

The Judge for tonight is Colin Mill BPE 2* from Milton Keynes

Oct
22
Tue
International Interclub Competition @ Holton Village Hall
Oct 22 @ 19:30 – 22:00

A first for the club. Ivor has organised this contest with the Nelson Camera Club of New
Zealand. It is different in that there will in effect be two competitions here and in New
Zealand. Our judge tonight is Damon Guy. Results will be exchanged once both
competitions are judged. To see Nelson’s work look at their web site
www.nelsoncameraclub.co.nz

Oct
29
Tue
Creative Landscape Photography @ Holton Village Hall
Oct 29 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Slavek Staszcuk ,a professional photographer specialising in landscape and travel photography will present a selection of landscape and architecture photographs, taken both in the UK and abroad, with an extensive commentary about the techniques used, particularly the use of ND  graduated and polarising filters, creative choices, many practical tips, anecdotes. Visit Slavek’s website www.photoss.net for more about him and his work

Rosebowl competition Round 1 @ St Albans CC
Oct 29 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Hosted by St Albans CC. Other clubs competing are Marlow CC and Kidlington CC

Nov
5
Tue
Pete Upton Trophy – Best use of Light @ St. Peter & St Paul Church Hall
Nov 5 @ 19:30 – 22:00

The set subject of this competition is open to a wide interpretation.. Let your imagination run wild . Entries as usual will be discussed by a panel of three members who will arrive at a consensus as to which image best meets the brief. So give  them plenty to think about.
Each member can submit one image in the normal club format .

Venue Details:

Location of Hall by What3words works with sat nav programs and google maps.

Location by What3words when,smiled,jabs

There is local parking at the Church and in the West Way Parade of shops free after 18:00 Hrs.

Buses from Oxford to Elms Parade NS1,S1,4,4B,4C,S9 Every 8 to 10 minutes.

The impossible photograph
Nov 5 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Paul Goldstein Award winning photographer, presenter and guide takes members
through the agonies (frequent) and ecstasies (infrequent), prides and pitfalls of trying to
attain ‘that’ photograph.
Paul has guided photographers for 25 years, he owns four safari camps in Africa and has
guided in six continents. The Sunday Times described him as a preposterously vivacious
guide of almost psychotic gusto.’ ‘No-one will drag you up the photographic slope quicker
but he has been known to reduce grown men and women to tears.’
You have been warned, buckle yourselves in and throw the instruction manual and form
book out of the window.

 

 

Nov
12
Tue
Take 5 @ Holton Village Hall
Nov 12 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Annual Take Five competition. All members are invited to enter 5 images. They will be judged by all members in attendance. Images must be in the usual club format and entered via the club’s competition software. Full details on formatting are on the club website.

Nov
14
Thu
Wild Taiga – Danny Green @ Exeter Hall, Kidlington
Nov 14 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Nov
19
Tue
Print Competition No 1 @ Holton Village Hall
Nov 19 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Our Judge tonight is Terry Pollard ARPS DPAGB from Kidlington is our judge for tonight

Nov
26
Tue
Fresh Imaginations @ Holton Village Hall
Nov 26 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Graham Heywood EFIAPp FBPE makes a return visit with his latest talk using images from the last few years. It is so fresh, it was completed in 2018. There is the usual eclectic mix of Sports, Creative and Travel photographs. Graham’s ideas and techniques should inspire amateur photographers to get out and use their cameras. Included in the presentation is a look at self publishing photographic books.

See Graham’s work at www.grahamheywood.co.uk

Dec
3
Tue
Print Critique @ St. Peter & St Paul Church Hall
Dec 3 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Rosemary Wilman Hon FRPS AFIAP BPE5 Past president of the RPS, PAGB and International judge is leading our first Critique session. Bring along two prints , ideally mounted to have them critiqued by an expert. For more details about Rosemary and to see her work see www.wilmanphoto.co.uk

You will be impressed.

 

Venue Details:

Location of Hall by What3words works with sat nav programs and google maps.

Location by What3words when,smiled,jabs

There is local parking at the Church and in the West Way Parade of shops free after 18:00 Hrs.

Buses from Oxford to Elms Parade NS1,S1,4,4B,4C,S9 Every 8 to 10 minutes.

Dec
10
Tue
The impossible photograph @ Holton Village Hall
Dec 10 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Paul Goldstein Award winning photographer, presenter and guide takes members through the agonies (frequent) and ecstasies (infrequent), prides and pitfalls of trying to attain ‘that’ photograph.

Paul has guided photographers for 25 years, he owns four safari camps in Africa and has guided in six continents. The Sunday Times described him as a preposterously vivacious guide of almost psychotic gusto.’ ‘No-one will drag you up the photographic slope quicker but he has been known to reduce grown men and women to tears.’

You have been warned, buckle yourselves in and throw the instruction manual and form book out of the window.

Dec
17
Tue
Christmas @ Holton Village Hall
Dec 17 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Ray Thakrah presents a talk on The Tiger Reserves of Central India in the first part of the evening followed by refreshments as a start to the festive season

Jan
7
Tue
You Can Take The Girl Out Of Scotland ……. @ Oxford Photographic Society
Jan 7 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Our own Jill Bain starts the second half of our programme with a photographic introduction to
the natural beauty of the Isle of Arran and the unique character of the city of Glasgow

Jan
14
Tue
Portfolios,Panels and Triptychs – Hdr in a Post HDR World @ Oxford Photographic Society
Jan 14 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Steven Galvin LRPS will deliver a wide ranging talk covering all aspects of portfolios,
panels and triptychs , lead a discussion on triptychs with examples from his own work .
Steven will follow this by demonstrating how to use HDR in a constructive way that does
not scream HDR.

Jan
16
Thu
Rosebowl Competition Round @ Wycombe Photographic Society
Jan 16 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Hosted by Wycombe PS . Other clubs competing are Hemel Hempstead PS and
Witchurch Hill CC

Jan
21
Tue
D I competition No 2 @ Oxford Photographic Society
Jan 21 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Our judge tonight is Peter Prosser APAGB from Watford

Jan
28
Tue
Small is Beautiful @ Oxford Photographic Society
Jan 28 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Robert Harvey BA ARPS EFIAP says Macro photography opens up a fascinating world of
wildlife, including many subjects close to home. His talk demonstrates techniques for
making striking images of butterflies, dragonflies and other insects, orchids and fungi
including composition, depth of field and controlling light, as well as how to find and
identify the subject. See Robert’s web site www.naturalworldphotography.net to see his
work.

Feb
4
Tue
Print Critique @ Oxford Photographic Society
Feb 4 @ 19:30 – 22:00

Jack Witherspoon B.Sc Ph.d BA has studied Art History at a number of levels including being awarded a B.A.(Hons.1st) and his main area of interest is 15th century Tuscan wedding chests.

Jack is also a lifelong watercolourist and is currently the chairman of a New Forest-based painting group.

He brings his artistic expertise to his critique of our pictures.

Feb
11
Tue
Rosebowl Competition Round 3 @ Wycombe Photographic Society
Feb 11 @ 19:30 – 22:00

We host the final round of this years competition against Field End PC, Windsor PS and
XRR PS

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