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Next 10 Scheduled Events
January 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Share with us photographs on one of your favourite topics. Short (15 minutes or so) “lecturettes” by members have, in the past, provided unusual and fascinating insights into members’ hobbies, adventures, holidays or just particular styles. We have had them on subjects as diverse as Ice Hockey, Cities, British Landscapes, Motorsport, Trains, and Weird (?). Every talk is different and all produce interest and learning points.
February 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
There are many opportunities to get creative with a camera. Tonight we will explore several techniques, to give members an insight into the possibilities offered by the processes.
February 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
This week is our Annual Panel Competition; this year for DPI only. Panels require a set of 3 images that work as a group, on any subject. This will be judged online by an external judge. You can enter a maximum of 2 panels. You can see previous winning panels and the entry rules via …
February 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Each one of us makes different interpretations of a scene, when we take photographs and when we tweak them later. A light hearted but interesting evening where members will be asked to submit some images for others to post-process. We will then be able to look at the results and see the variations that can …
February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tonight’s Mercia Group talk is hosted by Coventry P. S. “The Beautiful Light” by Jane Goodall Join us to find out how Jane works the light for maximum effect and considers perspective and visual cues to make successful landscape images. Jane will be showing you her essential kit for a landscape photographer, some of which …
March 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A long standing favourite technique for increasing focus on shapes, shadows and subjects. Monochrome, usually black and white, can be a very powerful means to put across your story. Tonight we will share and discuss members’ and professional images with a view to exploring “What makes a good Monochrome Image”. Nearer the time members will …
March 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Following the successful first review, this will be the final sharing of the Creativity Project prior to publication.
Nearer the time members will be asked to submit and discuss their final image sets.
March 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tonight’s Mercia Group talk is hosted by Jaguar P.S. “THE MAGIC BOX, AN INTRODUCTION TO SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY” Nettie Edwards is an internationally acclaimed photographer and artist and has a broad-ranging practice, blending early photographic processes with the latest photographic technology. She is most well known for her stunning, award-winning images shot on her iPhone. Based …
March 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Fourth (and final) round of our Annual Merit Competition. Members will be asked to submit up to 2 dpi (digital photographic images) on any subject. The only provisos being they must have been taken within the last two years, and not been in one of our competitions before. Additionally one image can be submitted …
March 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Share with us photographs on one of your favourite topics. Short (15 minutes or so) “lecturettes” by members have, in the past, provided unusual and fascinating insights into members’ hobbies, adventures, holidays or just particular styles. We have had them on subjects as diverse as Ice Hockey, Cities, British Landscapes, Motorsport, Trains, and Weird (?). …