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.

Our new (on-line) 2020-21 season is now underway with meetings held on Thursday evenings, via Zoom.
The programme for the 2020-21 season is set out below and can be downloaded by clicking the link.

Programme 20 - 21
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27 Aug



3 Sep

Induction evening - Introduction to photography What makes a good photo - Club competitions in more detail - How to resize an image and add a border


10 Sep

Assignment Brief 1
Camera outing - meeting in Alford - meet in car park by Grampian Transport Museum - Bring cameras and tripods if desired to experiment with use of depth of field

17 Sept

Guest Speaker - Kim Grant - The joys of Landscape Photography -

Club Competition 1
1 Colour Digital
1 Monochrome Digital
1600 x 1200 max

24 Sept

Members Image Review - Members to put one image forward for members to discuss and put ideas forward for how to improve

Assignment 1
1600 x 1200 max

1 Oct

Monthly Club Competition 1 results
, Judge - John Ashford.

8 Oct

Assignment 1 Feedback Depth of Field - members to share image from outing, or anther image if they did not attend outing to show and talk about use of depth of field

15 Oct

Guest Speaker - David Boag - The World of the Wildlife Photographer

22 Oct

Camera Outing in Kintore - Light Trails and Night time photography in Kintore - Members to meet in Kintore and bring tripods and Torch - Exact details of where to meet given nearer the time

Club Competition 2
1 Colour Digital
1 Monochrome Digital
1600 x 1200 max

29 Oct

Assignment Brief 2 Talk about Street Photography by club member

5 Nov

Monthly Club Competition 2 results, external judge Howard Kenndy

12 Nov

Mono Conversion - Talk about how to convert images into a successful mono photograph

Assignment 2

19 Nov

Guest Speaker - Margaret Soraya "Quiet Landscapes" -


26 Nov

Assignment 2 Feedback - members to show best night time images from Kintore outing and discuss

Club Competition 3
1 Colour Digital
1 Monochrome Digital
PAGB small club competition

3 Dec

Portrait Competition feedback

10 Dec

Monthly Competition 3 Results, Judge Ian McCurrach

17 Dec

Virtual Christmas Social Evening


26 Dec

Christmas Break 24th and 31st December - no meetings


7 Jan

Assignment Brief 3
It's a Knockout! A lighthearted print competition. Bring one mounted print, not previously seen.

14 Jan

Orkney Exchange
- Annual friendly competition - RG
Club monthly competition 4 hand in (1 digital (size 1600x1200), 1 mounted colour print, 1 mounted black & white print)
21 Jan
Practical Evening - using photo editing software - bring laptop

Assignment Brief 3 hand in (digital size 1600x1200)
28 Jan

Monthly Competition 4 Results, judge David Hendry

3 Feb

Deeside-Donside Exchange evening.

Meeting at Deeside Camera Club. External Judge. Will be going to them on a Wednesday.
4 Feb

Assignment 3 Feedback - short activity - practice with flash or no flash with cameras. Bring camera and tripod if you have one.

11 Feb

Photos by candlelight - bring cameras and tripods

18 Feb

Guest Speaker
Club monthly competition 5 hand in (1 digital (size 1600x1200), 1 mounted colour print, 1 mounted black & white print)
25 Feb

Assignment Brief 4- activity to be decided
4 mar

Club Monthly Competition 5 Results, judge Mike Hall.

11 mar

Practical laptop photo editing evening
Assignment 4 hand in (digital size 1600x 1200) Quaich Hand In
18 mar

Guest Speaker

25 Mar

Quaich Results
Image of the Year hand in
1 Apr

Robert Walker - Means of Expression

8 Apr

Assignment 4 feedback - short activity

15 Apr

Image of the Year Results, judge Allan Gawthorpe.

22 Apr

AGM Meeting

29 Apr

Social Evening and Prize Giving