Programme

Throughout the year we offer a packed programme of events comprising, competitions, workshops, and shared learning, the Club also maintains a profile on the national circuit, achieving regular acceptances into the Scottish Photographic Federation competitions.
The programme for the 2018-19 season is set out below and can be uploaded here
Programme 2018 - 2019
Schedule
DATE MEETING COMPETITION HAND IN
30 Aug Open evening - winning pictures on boards, camera equipment, iphone - JF
6 Sept Induction evening.  Introduction to photography - JF
13 Sept Assignment 1 brief – Monochrome imaging – images taken specifically for assignment.  Judging workshop. What makes a good image? - compare pairs of images and discuss which is better ? Bring laptops - AB
20 Sept Invited speaker - Andy Hayes. Image enhancement.
27 Sept laptop evening - cropping, image sizing and competition rules - BM Assignment 1 - Long Exposure (digital)
4 Oct Holography - Science or magic, speaker Prof John Watson - talk will include demonstrations 1st Club Monthly competition


Orkney exchange (digital)
Sat 6 Oct
Bennachie Workshop. Start 10am at Bennachie centre.  Presentation "Taking control of your camera" and 3 workshops: landscape, close-up and wildlife, followed by "enhanced image" session.  Close at 4pm

11 Oct Assignment 1 feedback - internal judge - AB
The Photographer's ephemeris - AD
SPF (digital)
18 Oct Club Competition results - external judge - Howard Kennedy
25 Oct Invited speaker - Ian McCurrach  "Ones man Approach to his Photography"
1 Nov Portrait Evening - 3 studio setups and Models
Sun 4 Nov Bonfire Night (TBC)
8 Nov Invited speaker - Andy Howard, leading wildlife photographer
Sat 10 Nov Christmas Fair
15 Nov Processing Workshop - composite images - bring laptops 2nd Club Monthly competition
22 Nov 10 image assignment brief - present a subject of your choice with only 10 still images, emphasis on continuity and storytelling Club Portrait competition (digital)
29 Nov Club competition results - external judge - Tom Watt
6 Dec Assignment 2 brief - Lens wide open (low f number) - images taken specifically for assignment - BM
Portrait competition results - judge internal DS
Deeside / Donside (digital)
13 Dec
Social evening
20 Dec Christmas holidays - no meeting
27 Dec Christmas holidays - no meeting
3 Jan "It's a Knockout" - light-hearted print competition - bring one mounted print not seen previously - DV 10 image assignment hand in (digital)
10 Jan Orkney exchange - annual friendly competition - RG Assignment 2 - Macro (digital)


PAGB small club
17 Jan Monochrome workshop. Bring laptops - AB
3rd Club Monthly competition


SPF print
24 Jan Assignment 2 -  feedback - internal  judge ??
31 Jan Club competition results - external judge - Dave Hendry
7 Feb 10 image assignment feedback - Internal judge - DP
Assignment 3 brief - Sports Photography - BM
4th Monthly club competition
14 Feb Invited speaker or laptop evening - tbc
21 Feb Flash Photography - tbc Assignment 3 - (digital)
28 Feb Club competition results - external judge - Ian Cameron
7 Mar Assignment 3 - feedback - internal judge ?? 5th Monthly club competition
14 Mar Invited Speaker - Walter Evans - Introduction to Dramatic Portraiture and Craft Light Grampian Eye (Digital)


Scottish Salon (Digital and Print)
21 Mar Club competition results - External judge - Ian McCurrach

28 Mar Laptop evening or invited speaker (TBC) Quaich competition - Energy
4 Apr Image of the year - External judge - Allan Gawthorp
11 Apr Malcolm Scott Quaich, Subject - Energy - internal judge - AS
18 Apr AGM - opportunity to shape the club
25 Apr Social evening and prize giving
Sat 27 Apr Grampian Eye - Hosted by Visions Camera Club

Venue - Queen Elizabeth Theatre, The International School Aberdeen,

North Deeside Road, Cults, Aberdeen, AB15 9PN

9.30 am for a 10 am start ??  .  Judge - Peter Paterson