Meetings 2011-2012

PROGRAMME POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - PLEASE SEE BULLETINS

Fri 3 Aug 2012 - Truck festival

11:00pm
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Tue 1 May 2012 - And Finally

11:00pm

Review of the Annual Competitions and The Annual Awards Presentation.

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Sat 21 Apr 2012 - Annual Print and PDI Competitions

11:00pm

3 or 4 judges from Carluke Camera Club will be picking the winners.

Print Trophies

Mono Pictorial - Gracefield Shield
Colour Pictorial - Barnett Shield
Colour Landscape - Salon Shield
Mono Landscape - George Austin Cup
Portrait - Simon Reid Trophy
Imaginative / Contemporary - Salon 93 Trophy
Sport and Action - Johnston Plaque
Still Life / Table top - San Francisco Photographer
Natural World - John Harries Trophy
Record/Photojournalism

PDI Trophies

Pictorial: Nithsdale Cup
Portrait: Criffel Goblet...

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Tue 17 Apr 2012 - London Salon of Photography

11:00pm

An opportunity to see the accepted images from this prestigious exhibition.

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Tue 10 Apr 2012 - How to Photograph People + Hand In for Print Annual

11:00pm

with our very own Rod Wheelans FRPS MPAGB MFIAP FIPF HonPAGB HonSPF & Twice MPA Scottish Portrait Photographer of the Year.

A Projected show with lots of hints and tips for posing and photographing people in the studio and on location including family photography, weddings and photo travel.

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Tue 3 Apr 2012 - The President’s Challenge

11:00pm

and Hand in Prints for our Annual.

The President's Challenge this year is 'Shadows'.

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Tue 27 Mar 2012 - Before and After

11:00pm

Lecture - by Libby Smith MPAGB EFIAP from Carluke

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Wed 14 Mar 2012 - A.V. Night

12:00am

Share your audio visual productions with the club.

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Thu 8 Mar 2012 - Thursday Workshop night

12:00am

Thursday (7.30 -9.30pm Gracefield Studios).

There will be a variety of subjects on offer, including the following:

Photoshop Elements 10

I will be working through the basics of using Elements 10, a very much
cheaper version of Photoshop, which provides most of the things we
photographers need, at a fraction of the cost. If you are just getting
started with digital photography (and whether or not you have a version of
Elements, or are just thinking about investing in one), this is for you.

I will cover the basic use of tools and techniques, which...

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Wed 7 Mar 2012 - Results of 4th League Print Competition

12:00am

Judged by Gordon Jenkins from Chorley.

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Wed 29 Feb 2012 - Results of 4th League PDI Competition

12:00am

Judged by Robert Fulton MPAGB EFIAP from Cumbernauld.

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Wed 22 Feb 2012 - The Lochmaben Trophy

12:00am

Presentation of results from the Scottish PDI Championship + The Lochmaben Trophy

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Wed 15 Feb 2012 - Steven Le Prevost Presents

12:00am

Lecture - Steven Le Prevost FRPS AFIAP MPAGB from Guernsey.

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Wed 8 Feb 2012 - Des from Drogheda

12:00am

Lecture - Des Clinton FRPS FIPF MFIAP from Drogheda, Eire

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Tue 7 Feb 2012 - Tuesday Workshop night

12:00am

Tuesday night's workshop night, at 7.30pm as usual, will be 'Workflow'...
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Not picture manipulation workflow, but file management workflow. Where do you store your images and how do you view them? Do you use 'keywords', do you 'rate' your images and can you find things easily? Most probably we'll be focusing on Lightroom, Aperture and Bridge and also some basic operating system tips for those who don't have these applications. See you then folks!

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Wed 1 Feb 2012 - SPF Portfolios

12:00am

Plus hand in for 4th League Print AND PDI Competitions.

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Wed 25 Jan 2012 - Results of 3rd League PDI Competition

12:00am

Judged by John Williams.

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Wed 18 Jan 2012 - Results of 3rd League Print Competition

12:00am

Judged by Alan McCormick LRPS from Hexham
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Due to the huge entry it has been necessary to take out everyone's fourth print in colour and mono. Get the list at -
http://www.dumfriescameraclub.co.uk/sites/default/files/comp_3_jan_12_ca...

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Wed 11 Jan 2012 - What Judges Want

12:00am

In the first half Rod and Simon talk about what judges are looking for and how they assess photographs.

In the second half they'll demonstrate their judging “skills” using a selection of images supplied by Carluke Camera Club that neither will have seen in advance!
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Final Hand-In date for Annual Exhibition. Remember we are looking for panels of linked work. Please email Ian your 'name' and 'title' of your panel for the annual exhibition along with no more than 40 words description so that he can create the name plaques...

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Wed 4 Jan 2012 - Life Through the Lens

12:00am

a lecture by Keith Kirk, Countryside Ranger for D&G Council.

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Wed 21 Dec 2011 - The Xmas Quiz

12:00am

and Charity Raffle - devised by John McVie!
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All the proceeds to our very own charity - the RAP Foundation. You saw earlier in the year some of the great things Linda and her helpers do for Romanian orphans.

No doubt it will be teams of 5 or 6 men versus most of the women in Dumfries. This has proved to be a fairly even contest in past years!

Ian Findlay is accepting the Hand In of the Prints.

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Wed 14 Dec 2011 - Change of Programme - Edmund Fellowes - photographs from Spitzbergen.

12:00am

"How DO they do it?" has been postponed to a 11 January and will be VERY adequately replaced by Edmund
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Also Hand In for the 3rd League Print* and the 3rd League PDI Competitions.

*You can also hand in at the Christmas Quiz.

Ian Findlay is accepting the Hand In of the Prints.

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Wed 7 Dec 2011 - Results of 2nd League Print Competition

12:00am

Judged by Al Buntin ARPS from Dundee

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Wed 30 Nov 2011 - My Style of Photography

12:00am

with Jack Bamford DPAGB AFIAP APAGB from Whitehaven, making a welcome return to the club.

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Wed 23 Nov 2011 - Results of 2nd League PDI Competition

12:00am

Judged by Gerald Chamberlin from Morton Camera Club

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Wed 16 Nov 2011 - Christine Widdall Presents

12:00am

Lecture by Christine Widdall AFIAP DPAGB from Oldham.
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There are several visitors this year who you simply cannot miss. This is one of them.

Have a look at one of her books at http://christinewiddall.homecall.co.uk/Book.html

This is the last chance to Hand In prints for the 2nd League Print Competition and only if Joyce had your titles by Midnight last Sunday..

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Wed 9 Nov 2011 - Glen Coe and Beyond

12:00am

Glencoe with David, Mick & Simon scampering up mountains and taking the odd picture.

Also ‘A Trip To Romania’. Join some of our club members as they take a group of Romania’s under privileged orphans on their annual summer holiday to the Black Sea.

This is also the Hand In night for 2nd League Print Competition.

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Wed 2 Nov 2011 - The Pairs Project

12:00am

Results of The Pairs Project + The Summer Club Presents - Summer 2011.

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Tue 25 Oct 2011 - PAGB Print Championship & Print Discussion Evening

11:00pm

Results of the PAGB Print Championship
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The PAGB Inter-Club Championship is the summit of Camera Club Photography contested by the very best clubs - how did Dumfries fare this year? + Print Discussion Evening - you’ve heard what the judge thinks . . . . now it’s your turn!

This is also the Hand In night for 2nd League PDI Competition.

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Tue 18 Oct 2011 - Results of 1st League Print Competition

11:00pm

Judged by Karen Berry ARPS from Livingston

Karen, a past President of Edinburgh P.S. and a member of the Royal Photo. Soc. LRPS panel, has judged the GB Cup here and has visited the club with her own excellent photographs.

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Thu 13 Oct 2011 - Studio Night

11:00pm
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Tue 11 Oct 2011 - Results of 1st League PDI Competition

11:00pm

Judged by Peter Paterson FRPS MPAGB EFIAP from Tullibody.

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Fri 7 Oct 2011 - SPF AV day

11:00pm
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Tue 4 Oct 2011 - Four Corners

11:00pm

The launch of the Pairs Project + ‘Four Corners’ - A chance to move around the meeting room receiving guidance on four diverse areas of photography from some of our more experienced members.
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Well we actually have 5 and we think you may only have time to visit 3! That's a genuine evening designed by committee. Simon will correct me if I'm wrong but they will consist of a 'Sports' corner (or is it a Vertex on a Pentagon?). A 'what are the buttons on your camera' corner (you might want to bring your camera if you're...

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Tue 27 Sep 2011 - Producing Photographic Panels + Alba Results

11:00pm

Tonight we'll look at what is involved in producing a panel of pictures rather than just an individual image. Alba results announced this week.
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The prize draw was won last Wednesday (21st) by Alex McEwan, who took home £20.50. Please bring your £1's and have a modest flutter tonight. It all helps our funds.

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Tue 20 Sep 2011 - Portrait Night

11:00pm

Try your hand at studio portraiture with guidance from some of our experienced members.

We will have 3 or 4 mini-studios and at least one model to be photographed. You can bring your own model and you can even be photographed yourself!

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Tue 13 Sep 2011 - Wish You Were Here, Alba Results Postponed!

11:00pm

Club members show us their holiday snaps. Where they've been and what they've seen.
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This is the Hand In night for 1st League Print and and the 1st League PDI Competitions.

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Tue 6 Sep 2011 - GB Cup 2011

11:00pm

An AV Presentation of the best images from last year’s GB Cup (Open).

The GB Cup is a competition for Projected Digital Images open to every club in Britain. By far the biggest Inter-Club competition the UK has ever had - and it is judged in Islesteps!
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Hand in your pictures on a CD for the Alba calendar competition - this year’s theme is simply ‘Dumfries & Galloway’.

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Tue 30 Aug 2011 - Competitions + ‘A Glimpse of Nature’

11:00pm

The Ins and Outs of entering Club competitions
Presentations by our Competition Secretaries, Mick & Rod.

‘A Glimpse of Nature’
In the second half a mini-Lecture by our own Edmund Fellowes MPAGB, some of the best Nature Photography around.

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