SEPTEMBER  2020

 1st        Welcome Evening   Via Zoom:  

               A chance to see Club Members and find out what they’ve been up to for the past few months.  Please send up to 10 PDIs, sized as fpr for club competitions, to Alan,, by 20th August, showing what you got up to in the Summer or how you coped with social isolation

8th       Guest Speaker via Zoom:

              John Perriam ARPS DPAGB AFIAP John’s talk is called ‘Mostly Creative, Mostly Fun’ Have a look at some of John’s work on                                      and you will be amazed what you can do with some imagination!

              Deadline for PDI entries for Monthly competition round 1.
              Check out competition rules of entry on the Competitions link on home page.

15th      A Practical Evening on location;  At Exeter Quay Organised by the Locations Group Team.  

22nd     Monthly Competition via Zoom Round 1 PDI:   Judge David Clapp  FRPS

29th      Critique via Zoom:

               Please send up to 6 PDIs, sized as for club competitions to Alan – by 22nd September.
               This is a themed evening and you can choose one or both of two themes,
               Circles or Movement/Slow Shutter speed.


6th         Members’  Projects via Zoom: 

                A chance for 5 members to show us what they have been working on.

                Deadline for PDI entries for Monthly competition round 2.  Check out competition rules of entry on the Competitions link.

13th      Inter Club Battle via Zoom:

               We host the Challenge Shield battle between ourselves, Plymouth, Ivybridge and Kingsbridge.

20th      Monthly Competition  via Zoom:    Judged by Ann Owens   CPAGB  EFIAP

27th      Guest Speaker via Zoom:

               Ken Holland  ARPS DPAGB  Adventures with my camera, difficult/ dangerous/ prohibited/ challenging/ and unusual locations. See Ken’s                               website  to see what a great seeing eye Ken has.


3rd         Guest Speaker via Zoom:

               Sheila Haycox  ARPS MPAGB/AV EFIAP  Sheila will be showing us a variety of Audio Visual presentations and prints. Have a look at                                Sheila’s  website to see the range of her talents,

10th      Critique via Zoom:

               Please send up to 4PDIs, sized as for club competitions to Alan – – by 3rd November.
               This is a themed evening and you can choose one or both of two themes, Creatures or Low Light.

17th      Guest Speaker via Zoom.

               Irene Froy – a recorded lecture showing beautiful landscapes of Scotland.

24th      Joint Arts Project via Zoom:  

          We are hosting the J.A.P. when we welcome artists and writers from Teignbridge. The artists started off the process, their work was interpreted by the writers and then the photographers worked on the written pieces  ( without seeing the art work !). You will see the final results tonight, a bit like artistic Chinese whispers.  It should be fascinating !

                Deadline for PDI entries for Monthly competition round 3 – Check out competition rules of entry on the Competitions link.


1st          Guest Speakers via Zoom:

                A group of 6 lady photographers from the Exeter Camera club who exhibit images, meet up for craft days and of course, are Ladies Who Lunch!  They have a creative twist to their work which I know we shall enjoy.

8th          Monthly Competition via Zoom:

                Round 3 PDI   Judged by Brian Galbraith  CPAGB APAGB

15th        Christmas Social via Zoom:   When we have our usual Triptych competition.  Send a single PDI with 3 images on a common theme for Triptych.  


         JANUARY 2021

 5th       Guest Speaker    David Clapp  FRPS    David is a frequent visitor to our club and we always look forward to his talks. He is a professional Landscape and Travel photographer with many amusing tales to tell. Visit his website  to see what he has been up to.

12th      Guest Speaker   Sue Brown   It has been many years since Sue has visited us and we are delighted to welcome her again, this time via Zoom.  Sue is a frequent exhibitor at the Devon Guild in Bovey Tracey and her fine art prints are quite stunning.   Deadline for PDI entries for  competition round 4

19th      Guest Speaker  Tony Worobiec  Tony is a professional photographer who has published many books . He had to cancel last year because of the Pandemic and we were lucky to be able to book him again. His website is

26th       Monthly Competition  Round 4 PDI  Judged by Ken Holland  ARPS  DPAGB

30th       The 24 hour challenge THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED TIL NEXT SEASON.


 2nd          Critique Evening: Please send up to 6 PDIs, sized as for club competitions (1600×1200) to Alan – – by 26 January 2021.

9th            President’s Evening  Who knows what Alan has in store for us this year, whatever it is it will be entertaining!  Deadline for PDI entries for Monthly competition round 5

16th         Guest Speaker  Anna Stevenson  FRPS  AFIAP   Anna will be showing us her fine art work.  If you want to see what fascinating work Anna does have a look at her FRPS panel on her website

23rd           Monthly Competition   Round 5 PDI  Judge Peter Hyett  ARPS


2nd       Two Asplands for the price of none! : Lee Aspland, Gordon’s cousin, is a professional photographer specialising in ‘Mindful Photography’.   He will be talking about in-camera multiple exposures for the first half.  In the second half Gordon will demonstrate his approach to multiple exposures in post processing.

9th           Kingswood Salver competition – Chris Marsham will be showing the Kingswood Salver Competition results and there may be time for critiquing your work.   Deadline for entries for Master Photographer

16th           Guest Speaker:  Keith Choules – Wild Nature in New Zealand & Gordon Aspland – Medieval and Ancient Italy

23rd           Competition : Master Photographer  Enter one  PDI (not shown previously) one from each of four themes:  1. Nature  2. Creative   3. Architecture   4. People – Judged by Diana Seddon,  a judge from Lincolnshire.     

30th          Guest Speaker  Victoria Hillman   It has been requested to have Victoria back and so here she is.  If you haven’t seen her work before, especially her creative macro natural history work, then have a look at her website


6th           Presentation by our own Audio Visual group led by Alan Boothman.  Over the last 9 months members have been working on their AV sequences for tonight and some will be entering the WCPF AV competition.

13th          Competition:   Images of the Year      Entry date and Judging information to be notified.  Maximum of 5 images, – Max. 3 Mono, or 3 colour.  Modified images allowed, including conversion to Mono. Judged by the Membership

20th          Presentations :  The location group will be showing work from their outings over the year.

27th         AGM  A chance for you to have a say about any aspect of the club. Any key issues you want discussing that may not be on the agenda must be with the secretary a week in advance.


 4th           End of Season Annual Celebrations and Presentations


WCPF dates.

Sat 10 October 2020     WCPF AGM and talk by Matt Emmett – Forgotten Heritage (

 Clyst St Mary Village Hall   – Closing date for Kingswood Salver (interclub panel comp)

Sat 14 November 2020  WCPF – Kingswood Salver   Judge and Speaker Leigh Woolford (

Bovey Tracey Golf Club

Sunday 7 February 2021 WCPF – DPIC – Exeter

Saturday 7th March 2021 WCPF Council Meeting and Knightshayes Trophy (subject “Togetherness”)  Judge and speaker Chris Palmer  

                                 (  Bovey Tracey Golf Club

April   WCPF AV Day

Sunday 2 May to Sunday 16 May  WCPF Summer Exhibition – Bovey Tracey Golf Club

Further details on the WCPF website at