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Gosport Water Front by Malcolm Sowdon DPAGB

Gosport Camera Club Programme 2018-19
All dates are Tuesdays and venue is HEDCA unless otherwise stated, at 7.15pm for a 7.30 start

September 4th: Presentation Evening 
Welcome to members both old and new to this new Photographic Season.  Alderman Geoff O’Neill will present the awards for last season. There will also be an exhibition of Prints and PDIs, followed by a delicious buffet provided by the Stroud family.

September 18th: Presentation by Dr. Lilian Hobbs - "An Introduction to Astro-Photography”.
Dr Hobbs photographs through a telescope and will talk on how to photograph the night sky from your back garden

October 2nd: Competition 1 - PRINTS. Groups A & B,  Subject - “Open”
Judged by Paul O'Toole from Worthing Camera Club

October 16th: Competition 2 - PDIs. Groups A & B,  Subject - “Open”
Judged by Geoffrey Roberts LBIPP LMPA LNPS

October 30th: Competition 3 - PRINTS. Set Subjects - Group A  “Shapes and Patterns”  Group B  “Monochrome" 
Judged by Kevin Sandall from Southampton Camera Club

Judged by Paul Bradley from Niton & District Camera Club. Competing clubs are Basingstoke, Chichester, Gosport, Highcliffe & Infinity, New Forest, Overton, Southampton and Winchester

November 27th: Competition 4 -  PDIs. Groups A & B,  Subject - “Open”
Judged by Chris Hutchinson from Yately Camera Club 

December 11th:  Xmas Meeting
All members are invited to our Christmas Party and as usual you are invited to produce and bring with you an un-mounted A4 print, not digitised in any way on the subject of “Christmas”. Members of the Club will choose the winner and a prize is on offer. This will be followed by a scrumptious seasonal buffet created for us once again by the Stroud Family, and a quiz compiled by Lynne Carter.


January 8th: Competition 5 - PRINTS. Groups A & B,  Subject - “Open”
Judged by Roger Smith ABIPP

January 15th: "Looking at Nature", a presentation by Maurice Pugh. (We will be in Room 3 at the usual time.)

January 22nd: Competition 6 - PDIs. Set Subjects -  Group A “Reflections” Group B “Abandoned"
Judged by Giles Barkley, formerly of Locksheath and Sarisbury Camera Club

February 5th: Jon Mitchell will give his presentation "Impressions of India - a tour of Northern India's landscape, wildlife and people"

February 19th: Competition 7 -  PRINTS.  Set Subjects -  Group A  “Monochrome” Group B “Shapes and Patterns”
Judged by Andrew Mills MA (Photo) LRPS LBIPP, from Ordnance Survey Camera Club

March 5th: Competition 8 - PDIs. Set Subjects -  Group A  “Abandoned” Group B “Reflections”
Judged by Sue Sibley ARPS CPAGB AFIAP of Southampton C.C.

March 12th: DELTIC TROPHY 
This is the annual three-way competition between us, Fareham & Portchester and Locksheath & Sarisbury Green clubs. This year it will be hosted by Fareham & Portchester Camera Club.
Judged by Roy Lambeth DPAGB AFIAP
Competing clubs are Gosport, Havant, Hayling Island, Petersfield, Ringwood, Spectrum, Wareham and Wokingham & East Berkshire.
Judged by Tony Oliver ARPS CPAGB from Salisbury Camera Club

April 2nd: Competition 9 -  PRINTS. Groups A & B,  Subject - “Open”
Judged by Alison Cawley ARPS EFIAP from Southampton Camera Club

April 6th: SATURDAY – Skittles Evening
Our annual social event held in the Crofton Pub, at Hill Head.  Price and menu will be announced closer to the evening.  Everyone is welcome including family and friends.

April 16th:
Change to programme: David Boag will give his talk "Classic Wild Landscapes".

April 30th: Competion 10 - PDIs.  Groups A & B,  Subject - “Open”
Judged by John Randall from Andover Split Image Camera Club

May 7th: Print and PDI of the Year 
Judged by Jim Pascoe ARPS ABIPP from Highcliffe Infinity Camera Club
May 21st: "Keep Sharp and Exposure Matters" - a presentation by Roger Crocombe.
How to keep your images sharp and how to use histograms to get the best exposure

May 28th: Exhibition Judging by Leo Rich ARPS EFIAP/s DPAGB APAGB from Spectrum CC

This is your chance to express your views on how the Club is run, and to make suggestions on any matters which concern you.  We will be electing a Committee for the coming year, so please take time to come along.  We need you to make the evening a success as without you the Club would not exist.

August 2019 EXHIBITION at Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green
(dates to coincide with Gosport Heritage Open Days)