Meetings 2014-2015

PROGRAMME POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - PLEASE SEE BULLETINS
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Wed 8 Jul 2015 - Presentation and Hands on Session Ullswater

10:00am
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Wed 13 May 2015 - The BIG Night

6:30pm

<p>Competition Review and presentation of all the trophies.&nbsp; A chance to see again all the best photographs of the season.</p>

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Wed 6 May 2015 - Annual General Meeting

6:30pm

<p>If you don&#39;t attend you will be automatically elected as Syllabus Secretary.</p>

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Wed 29 Apr 2015 - Nude without Rude with John McNairn ...

6:15pm

<p>... from St Andrews</p>

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Sun 26 Apr 2015 - Judging of our Annual Competition

9:00am

<p>Three judges, Salon style.</p>

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Wed 22 Apr 2015 - Zero Footprint with Ted Leeming and Morag Paterson

6:30pm

The Zero Footprint project came about when we complete the building our low carbon house in the Galloway hills. Having spent two years designing and building a house with as low a carbon impact as possible we naturally progressed onto the idea of attempting to create a portfolio of photographic images with a similarly low footprint. This evolved into a literal interpretation of the term - hence Zero Footprint - where all the images had to be captured from precisely the same location, outside the french doors at our studio. We are lucky to have an incredible outlook (we have over 180°...

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Wed 8 Apr 2015 - Print League Round Five

6:15pm

<p>judged by a regular visitor to the Club, Malcolm Kus DPAGB ARPS EFIAP/b</p>

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Wed 1 Apr 2015 - PDI League Round Five

6:15pm

<p>judged by Pax Garabedian DPAGB EFIAP EPSA from Morton P.S.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Since this is the last league compeition of the season and it falls on such an auspicious day, double points will be awarded to any pciture which is not Nature.</p>

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Wed 25 Mar 2015 - GB Cup Nature

7:30pm

<p>Another great recorded show - Dumfries C.C. did quite well.</p>

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Tue 24 Mar 2015 - Beyond Basics with Derek Ross

7:30pm

Something different, this week Derek will explain how he combines his photography with his passion for poetry.

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Wed 18 Mar 2015 - Sheila Davies DPAGB - Lets Make an AV Together

7:30pm

<p>Everything you wanted to know about Audio Visual Production but were afraid to ask.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>ALSO last night to upload and hand in Prints for Round 5</p>

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Wed 11 Mar 2015 - 500 pictures by 500 photographers!

7:15pm

<p>All in one night.&nbsp; Don&#39;t miss it!</p><p>ALSO Last night for Upload and Hand-In to PDI</p>

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Mon 9 Mar 2015 - Basics Extra Meeting with Rod Wheelans

7:30pm

At this basics meeting Rod will give a presentation on Composition

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Thu 5 Mar 2015 - The Second D&G Inter-Club PDI Competition

7:30pm

<p>judged by Dianne Owen &amp; Gordon Jenkins in the Holywood Hall</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

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Wed 4 Mar 2015 - Diane Owen FRPS and Gordon Jenkins APAGB

7:30pm

<p>details TBC</p>

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Wed 25 Feb 2015 - Print League Round Four

7:15pm

<p>judged by Eddie Telford from Ayr - a welcome return.</p>

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Wed 18 Feb 2015 - PDI League Round Four

7:15pm

<p>judged by Neil Macgregor from Kirkintilloch PS.&nbsp; A first time visitor to the Club for this SPF listed judge.</p>

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Tue 17 Feb 2015 - Beyond Basics with John Pearson

7:30pm

John is back to share his knowledge of photoshop and will give a presentation on converting images to mono, image stacking, and HDR

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Sun 15 Feb 2015 - Workshop Western Area

10:00am
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Sun 15 Feb 2015 - Scottish Print Championship

9:30am

<p>What better way to spend Valentine&#39;s Day?</p>

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Wed 11 Feb 2015 - John Chamberlin MFIAP FRPS APAGB

7:30pm

<p>John, from Bristol P.S.,&nbsp;will present &quot;Near and Far&quot;, a selection of his recent pictures - before he heads north to Stirling to help judge the SPF Print Championship.</p>

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Sat 7 Feb 2015 - GB Cup judging in Isle Steps

9:30am

<p>7, 8 &amp; 9 Feb - all the usual volunteers required please.</p>

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Wed 4 Feb 2015 - Niamh Whity FIPF ARPS

7:30pm

<p>Another great photographer from SW Ireland - this time &quot;a vision of elegance, fragrance and radiance&quot;</p>

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Mon 2 Feb 2015 - Basics Extra Meeting

7:30pm

A hands on workshop painting by light. Bring your cameras and tripods Lighting will be available. Studio lights speed light daylight lamps, bring still life or a model put your ideas into action.

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Wed 28 Jan 2015 - The President's Challenge and The Lochmaben Trophy

7:30pm

<p>The President&#39;s Challenge theme is People at Work and/or Humour&nbsp;- judged by the President</p><p>The Lochmaben trophy is three prints on a theme of your choice - popular vote</p><p>Also the last night to Hand in Prints for Print League Round 4 and you must enter on the site by midnight tomorrow.</p>

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Wed 21 Jan 2015 - President Presents ...

7:30pm

<p>What presents will Gordon have for us?</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>ALSO Last night for Upload and Hand-In for PDI League Round Four</p>

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Tue 20 Jan 2015 - Beyond Basics Photoshop Elements with Simon Allen

7:15pm

Simon will give a demonstration on useing Photoshop Elements at an advanced level.
All are Welcone to attend. A small fee for hire of the room will apply.

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Wed 14 Jan 2015 - FRPS Panels on Show

7:30pm

<p>The Clubs four Fellows of the Royal Photographic Society will be exhibiting the panels of work that achieved them their prestigious awards. An opportunity will also be provided for those entering the Annual Exhibiton to frame their prints.</p>

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Wed 7 Jan 2015 - PDI League Round Three

7:15pm

<p>judged by Richard Speirs DPAGB APAGB from Morton P.S.&nbsp; Return of an old friend but will we still like him after the results?</p>

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Thu 1 Jan 2015 - New Year

12:00am

Happy New Year

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Wed 17 Dec 2014 - The Great Christmas Quiz

7:30pm

<p>Change of programme as Leigh Preston has been ill.</p><p>Bring useless Christmas presents for our big charity raffle.</p>

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Sun 14 Dec 2014 - APM Adjudication in Islesteps

9:00am

<p>All the usual volunteers please.</p>

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Wed 10 Dec 2014 - Leo Rich EFIAP/g DPAGB ARPS APAGB

7:30pm

<p>with a PDI talk which is sure to include tigers</p>

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Wed 3 Dec 2014 - Print League Round Three

7:15pm

<p>judged by John Williams DPAGB EFIAP EPSA from Penrith.</p><p>Final night to load images to the website for round 3 of the PDI competition.&nbsp;</p>

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Tue 2 Dec 2014 - Basics Night Simply Tools and Layers with John Pearson

7:30pm

You have experienced more advanced work over the last few weeks now for those who wish to start to experiment John Pearson will help you with the use of tools and layers at a basic level.

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Sat 29 Nov 2014 - Western Area Battle

2:00pm
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Wed 26 Nov 2014 - PDI League Round Two

7:15pm

<p>judged by Rob Davis from Ayr P.S.&nbsp; A new judge to the SPF list and his first visit to Dumfries.</p>

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Wed 19 Nov 2014 - Judging - How it is Done

7:30pm

<p>A FUN&nbsp;interactive night when everyone gets to be a judge.</p><p>ALSO Last night to&nbsp;Hand-In for Print League Round Three.&nbsp; Upload PDI by Sunday.</p>

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Tue 18 Nov 2014 - New rules for entering nature by Edmund Fellowes

7:30pm

Edmund has brought forward his talk to the 18th nov and will be talking about the new rules for entering nature into competitions. He will demonstrate what can be done and lead a discussion on the wild life and nature differences.

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Sun 16 Nov 2014 - Scottish Inter-Club PDI Championship at Stirling

9:30am

<p><br type="_moz" />Too good to miss!&nbsp; Dumfries are the Reigning Champions.</p>

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Wed 12 Nov 2014 - 15 Minutes of Fame

7:30pm

<p>Your chance to fill 15 minutes (or less) with your photography, your humour or your introduction.&nbsp; Anything goes.&nbsp; A short illustrated talk, a &quot;wish you were here&quot;, an Audio Visual or an illustrated rant.&nbsp; As long as it takes no more than 15 minutes.</p>

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Wed 5 Nov 2014 - Photoshop Fireworks - Libby Smith MPAGB EFIAP APAGB

7:30pm

<p>Photoshop, not for the faint hearted.</p>

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Mon 3 Nov 2014 - Basics Extra Meetting Camera Settings with John Mc Vie and Margaret Elliot

7:30pm

John and Margaret will talk about getting away from Auto settings on your camera and create effects such as motion blur, differential focus, freeze your subject or to make that water look as if it is running.

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Wed 29 Oct 2014 - Back Roads to China - John McVie EFIAP DPAGB

7:30pm

<p>A home grown show from a distant place.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>ALSO Last night to upload for PDI Leagu Round Two</p>

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Sat 25 Oct 2014 - PAGB Print Championship, Edge Hill near Ormskirk

8:30am

<p>The Club goes mob handed.&nbsp; YOU could come too.&nbsp; Plenty of car sharing available.</p>

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Wed 22 Oct 2014 - Print League Round Two

6:15pm

<p>judged by Margaret Salisbury, the Welsh fire-breathing Dragon FRPS EFIAP FIPF</p>

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Tue 21 Oct 2014 - Beyond Basics Print Discission + an understanding of external competitions

6:30pm

Bring your prints along and we will have some of our members ready to discuss them and give you constructive criticism.

You hear at the club of members who receive awards so often and ask yourself how do we go about entering, now is your chance to find out.

There will be an opportunity to find out more on the subject of external competitions such as Inter-Club, Scottish Photographic Federation (SPF) Championships, the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB) Awards for photographic merit (APM) and how to enter International Exhibitions & Salons. This will be in the...

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Wed 15 Oct 2014 - The Welsh Dragon - Margaret Salisbury FRPS FIPF EFIAP

6:30pm

<p>Margaret kicks off&nbsp;her Scottish tour in Dumfries and she will be back next week to judge our Print League Round Two</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>This is the last night to Hand In Prints and tomorrow is the last to&nbsp;upload the PDI copies.&nbsp;&nbsp; Because this competition comes so soon after the First Round I have left the Hand In to the LAST possible opportuity -&nbsp;please, there&nbsp;can be no extension.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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Wed 8 Oct 2014 - PDI League Round One

6:15pm

<p>judged by Neil Scott FRPS DPAGB EFIAP from Edinburgh.&nbsp; A first time visit to the Club for this well known judge and lecturer.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

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Mon 6 Oct 2014 - Basics Extra Meeting

6:30pm

A view to landscape photography by Geoff Walters

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Wed 1 Oct 2014 - Print League Round One

6:15pm

<p>Judged by a Club favourite Richard Speirs DPAGB APAGB from Morton.</p><p>(So good we invited him twice - see PDI League Round Three)</p>

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Wed 24 Sep 2014 - Four Corners ...

6:30pm

Tonight we have an informal evening of the '4 corners'. We may not actually be in 4 corners and we have actually got 5 set-ups that members can visit (we can't flippin count!). At the beginning of the night we would like the membership to split into 4 or 5 groups and then move round from each activity to the other. This isn't essential and if there is a corner that you are already an 'expert' in then you can easily miss that one out. There will be a tea & coffee set up and if we have sufficient numbers of helpers then we hope that this might form a 6th...

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Wed 17 Sep 2014 - Montserrat: Reclaiming Paradise with Dave Edwards

6:30pm

Dave is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and an entertaining and informative professional public speaker who has given over 400 travel, adventure and environmental talks. There will be some photographs I'm sure but less about photography techniques, Dave uses personal anecdotes and humour to deliver insights that entertain, surprise and inform the audience. We are very privileged to have Dave talk at the club and an evening we're really looking forward to.

Visit Dave's website: http://www....

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Tue 16 Sep 2014 - BEYOND BASICS - EXTRA MEETING

6:30pm

Adobe Lightroom with Jim Main

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Wed 10 Sep 2014 - A Night of Introductions

6:30pm

Everything you need to know about your Club including a presentation about our Print and PDI League competitions.

See also 1st Sep Basics night if you want to get earlier and more detailed information.

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Wed 3 Sep 2014 - GB Cup Open

6:30pm

<p>A really good recorded show of all the best entries to the GB Cup Open 2014.&nbsp; How did Dumfries get on?</p>

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Mon 1 Sep 2014 - BASICS - EXTRA MEETING

6:30pm

Understanding and entering club competitions with Margaret Elliot

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Wed 27 Aug 2014 - Nature on the Caul - Edmund Fellowes MPAGB FRPS

6:30pm

<p>A great opening night.&nbsp;</p>

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