NAPC PROGRAMME 2019-20

2019

September

3rd       Welcome Evening and an opportunity to see the results of the 2019 South Devon Salon of International Photography

10th     Guest Speaker: David Shawe  – “Contrasts in the Landscape”.

Deadline for PDI entries for the first Monthly Competition

17th          Good to great!  What makes a great photo?  Guided critique of a selection of images

24th          Monthly competition Round 1 – Projected Digital Images (PDI) OPEN (any subject).   Judge:   Nigel West

See programme or website for details and rules

October

1st       Members’ Projects.  A chance for a number of members to show what they have been working on recently.  New contributors welcome!

8th              “Corners”:  Different workstations in each corner with sessions on kit, mounting pictures, printing, etc.  Bring your gear and manual

Bring PRINT entries for the Round 2 Monthly Competition

15th          Guest Speaker: Barry Mead “Windmills of Your Mind”.   How my computer creative work developed with emphasis on the more recent work, which has gained more the 300 awards in Internationals www.barrymead-photography.com

22nd         Monthly competition Round 2 – Prints.  OPEN (any subject).  Judge: Ian Bateman

See programme or website for details and rules

29th          Practical Evening – bring your camera!

November

5th       Guest Speaker: Tommy Hatwell “Around the World and Back Again”.  With people, travel and adventure at the forefront of his photographic drive, Tommy will go beyond the image to share the moments before, after and in-between the people, places, adventures and relationships in his favourite photographs.  See www.tommyhatwell.com

12th          WCPF Travelling Members’ Exhibition.  A chance to see acceptances and results of the WCPF annual exhibition.

16th
Sat
 WCPF – The Kingswood Salver Inter-club Print Panel Competition, followed by speaker, at Bovey Tracey Golf Club

19th          Post Processing.   Techniques to enhance your images demonstrated by more experienced members

Deadline for PDI entries for Round 3 Monthly Competition

20th Wed PDI Challenge Shield hosted by Ivybridge

26th          South Devon Photo League – Print Competition between NAPC, Dawlish & Teignmouth, Exmouth and Crediton clubs. Our turn to host!

December

3rd       Monthly competition Round 3 – Projected Digital Images (PDI).  OPEN (any subject). Judge: Kay Wilson

See programme or website for details and rules

10th          Guest Speaker: Richard Sercombe “Urban Night Photography” – technical tips, a detailed look at ISO, light source
issues and using composition after dark to your advantage, as well as relevant Photoshop demonstration tips and tricks throughout the evening.  www.richardsercombe.co.uk

17th     Christmas Social and Triptych Competition – 3 related images on an open theme presented on one 40 x 50 cm board

CHRISTMAS
BREAK

2020

January

7th              Didn’t they do well!  A chance to see the best recent images from the Club, PAGB, RPS etc.

14th          Guest Speaker: George Reekie – George Reekie – George is a very good  and witty speaker and will be making fun of competitions and Judges in the first half and then showing his latest work in the second half.

Bring PRINT
entries for the Round 4 Monthly Competition

21nd         Change to Programme – Members Travels

28th          Monthly competition Round 4 – Prints – Open.  Judge: Chaz Madge

See programme or website for details and rules

February

4th              Good to Great!  Bring the images you plan to enter in the WCPF Exhibition or our own competitions.   Get some constructive criticism to create a winner!

Deadline for PDI entries for Round 5 Monthly Competition

9th      DPIC – Annual WCPF Inter-Club Projected Image competition at Exeter Corn Exchange.  The club will pay for ordered
tickets.  See WCPF Diary for details 

11th          President’s Evening – arranged by our President Alan Boothman –

PHOTOGRAPHY and MUSIC – Featuring the members of the AV Group, we present a full evening of music, largely accompanied by the genre of photography that Alan has always preferred.

 

 

18th    Guest Speaker: Tony Fitzsimmons https://www.tonyfitzsimmons.com/about-me

19th Wed Club Swap.  We visit Torbay Club to show some of our recent work.  Volunteers please!

25th      Monthly
competition Round 5
– Projected Digital Images (PDI).  OPEN (any subject). Judge: Marija Lees

See programme or website for details and rules

March

3th              A practical evening – bring your camera.

10th     Club Swap. Torbay Camera Club members will visit us to show some of their recent work.

17th     Members’ Projects.  Another chance for a number of members to show what they have been working on recently. 
New contributors welcome!

18th Fri   South Devon Photo League – PDI competition between NAPC, Dawlish & Teignmouth, Exmouth and Crediton clubs, hosted by Exmouth

tbc Sat  WCPF Council Meeting and Knightshayes Trophy at Bovey Tracey Golf Club

11th Wed  Paul Stevens Trophy – competition between NAPC, Torbay and Paignton clubs at Torbay

24th     Guest Speaker: Tony Worobiec  “Photographing Landscapes – Whatever The Weather” https://www.tonyworobiec.com

Deadline for PDI entries & Print Title information for Master Photographer  See programme or website for full details

31st         Master Photographer Competition:  Enter one print from each of threethemes – choose from the following selection: 

  1. Nature
  2. Creative
  3. Architecture
  4. People

Photos should have been taken no more that 18 months ago and should not have appeared in any other competition prior to the evening.  Bring your mounted images on the night.

April

7th       AV Night– an evening of audio-visual projects by members.  Over the last twelve months members have been preparing sequences prior to entering the WCPF annual competition

tbc Sat  WCPF – AV Competition at Clyst St Mary.  See WCPF diary for details

14th          Annual Competition: Images of the Year 

See programme or website for full details

21st     Location Group Presentation – a chance to see some of the images taken during the year on various club outings

28th     Annual General Meeting

May

5th       Annual Dinner and Presentations.  Good company, good food and celebrations!

tbc       WCPF Members’ Exhibition at Bovey Tracey Golf Club

tbc Sun   Devon Clubs Battle hosted by Plymouth

We submit a print panel of 5 images and 5 PDI images taken by 5 different people.  Awards go to Best Panel, Best Digital Set, Best Overall Print and Best Overall Digital.

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WESTERN
COUNTIES PHOTOGRAPHIC FEDERATION

21st September – Imaging Festival 1 with Sony and Fotospeed at St Mellion International Resort, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 6SD

22nd September – Imaging Festival 2 at Bristol Photographic, Unit 13 Montpelier Central, Station Rd, Montpelier, Bristol 

BS6 5EE

See http://www.wcpf.org.uk/pages/wcpf-imaging-festivals-2019.php

12th
 
October  AGM at Clyst St Mary EX5 1BG

16th  November WCPF – The Kingswood Salver Inter-club Print Panel Competition, and talk at Bovey Tracey Golf Club. 
10.30am for 11.00am start. 

tbcth  February    DPIC – Annual WCPF Inter-Club Projected Image competition at Exeter Corn Exchange.  The club will pay for ordered tickets. 

tbc March  WCPF Council Meeting and Knightshayes Trophy at Bovey Tracey Golf Club

tbc April WCPF – AV Competition at Clyst St Mary.

tbc May WCPF Members’ Exhibition at Bovey Tracey Golf Club

Further details on the WCPF website at www.wcpf.org.uk

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