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2018 Programme

4 Aug          President’s Barbecue Lunch.

(Sat)           At Brian Woolgar’s home,

                  Broadstone.  Book in advance.

13 Sep       Members’ Summer Prints

                  Exhibition and presentations by members, with soft drinks and nibbles.

18 Sep        Self-drive outing to the New Forest

(Tues)         Wildlife Park at Ashurst, New Forest .

                  Photo opportunity with hints sheet.

27 Sep       Practical Tuition Session:  Print Mounting Hints with Jacky Smith; Mount Cutting with Ken Curton;
                  Resizing Images with Mike Smith; What A Judge Looks For with Brian Woolgar.
Plus, after the break:

                  A Stroll Through Christchurch

                  Presentation from Jacky & Mike Smith.

                  Bring entries for Autumn PDI Competition.

10 Oct         SAPA All v All Prints Competition at

(Wed)         Dorset Light.  7:30 pm

11 Oct        Autumn PDI Competition

                  PDIs only.  Theme: Open

                  Judge: Colin Gogerty.

25 Oct        Wildlife of a Working Forest

                  Presentation by Mike Read about the wildlife living in the New Forest .

6 Nov          SAPA All v All Projected Digital Image

(Tues)         Competition at Wareham Camera Club.

                  7:30 pm

8 Nov         A South African Adventure

                  Our own Cathy Whitehead invites us to join her on her tour of South Africa , Swaziland and the Victoria Falls .
Bring entries for Autumn Print Competition.

22 Nov       Autumn Print Competition

                  Prints only.  Theme: Open

                  Judge: Paul Thackeray

13 Dec       Christmas Social

                  Food, Drinks and Quizzes.  You are invited to bring a guest to the social gathering.


2019 Programme

10 Jan        Brindle’s Magic Lantern Show 
Alan Brindle takes us back to the early days of photography with this fascinating presentation

                  Bring entries for Winter PDI Competition.

24 Jan        Winter PDI Competition

                  PDIs only.  Theme:  Open
                  Judge: Mike Weeks

4 Feb to      Ferndown Camera Club Photography

15 Feb        Exhibition at St. Mary’s church, Ferndown.

14 Feb        Improving Your Landscape and Macro Photography

                  Chris Button will show us how we can get better photos of landscape subjects and Macro (Close-up) pictures of wildlife.

28 Feb        SAPA League Competition

                  Against Poole Camera Club.

                  Judge: John Tilsley.

14 Mar       Around The World In 800 Days

                  Andrew Smith and Emma Smart take us on a rugged road trip around (most) of the world in their 22 year old Toyota .
Bring entries for the Spring Print Competition

19 Mar        SAPA League Final

(Tues)         At Wareham CC.  7:30 pm.

28 Mar       Spring Print Competition

                  Prints only.
Theme: Something beginning with “A”.

                  Judge: Rob Barron

10 Apr         SAPA Best of the Season Competition.

(Wed)         At Bournemouth Electric.  7:30 pm

11 Apr       A Moment In Time

                  John Lewis tells us how we might expand our photography beyond just trying to please the competition judge.

25 Apr       A Year Through The Lens

                  Paul Sturgess takes us on his travels around Dorset , photographing the scenes set out before him.
Bring entries for the Fun PDI Competition

9 May        Fun Competition: Ladies vs Gents

                  To round off another season, this fun competition is a battle of the sexes!  A panel of judges will give their marks.
PDIs only.

23 May      AGM  followed by:

                  An attraction from a club member.



For all club competitions there is a maximum of three prints or PDIs per member for the Intermediate class, and two prints or two PDIs per member for the Advanced and Premier classes.


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