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'The Friendly Club' 





8 Sep        Members’ Summer Images

                  Presentations by members of their recent photos, with discussions.

22 Sep      A Project-Based Approach to Photography

                  Colin Ridley explains how to set up your own photo project.

                  Bring entries for Autumn Print Competition.

13 Oct       Autumn Print Competition

                  Judge: Graham Brough.

18 Oct       SAPA All vs All Print Competition

(Tues)       To be held at Dorset Light and possibly on Zoom

                  Judge: TBA.

27 Oct       Portrait Photography

                  Jonathan Roberts explains how to produce successful portraits.
Bring Your Cameras & Tripods.

8 Nov        SAPA All vs All PDI Competition

(Tues)       To be held at Wareham CC and possibly on Zoom

                  Judge: TBA.

10 Nov      EVENING CANCELLED That Is Not A Landscape Photo

                  Huw Alban explains how to capture the ‘atmosphere’ in a landscape image.

                       Send entries for Autumn PDI Competition to Sam Sampson.

24 Nov      Autumn PDI Competition.

                  Judge: Trevor Prince.

8 Dec        Christmas Social

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



11 Jan       SAPA League Competition

(Tues)       Away at Boscombe Camera Club.

                  Judge: TBA.

12 Jan       SAPA League Competition

                  At home against Boscombe Camera Club.

                  Judge: Rob Barron.

26 Jan       Practical Evening “In The Dark”

                  Bring your cameras and tripods for this innovation evening using light painting and other techniques.

                  Bring entries for the Winter Print Competition.

9 Feb         Winter Print Competition

                  Judge: Norman Wiles.

23 Feb       Rocky Mountain Magic

                  Mike Read takes us on a journey to the USA to view the flora, fauna and natural phenomena in the Rocky Mountains.

6 Mar to    Ferndown Camera Club

24 Mar      Annual Photography Exhibition at

                  St. Mary’s Church, Ferndown.

9 Mar        Dorset & Beyond - The Adventures of a Landscape & Travel photographer

                  Presentation by Emily Endean.

                       Bring entries for Spring PDI Competition.*

23 Mar      Spring PDI Competition

                  Theme: Water.

                  Judge: Paul Mitchell.

13 Apr       4-Way Challenge

                  Competition between Ferndown, Ringwood, Salisbury and Shaftesbury.

                  Judge: Leo Rich

27 Apr       My Take On Nature

                  Acclaimed wildlife photographer Brian Chard presents his outstanding images.

11 May      Norway – A Land Of Contrasts

                  Cathy Whitehead takes us on sea and land to view this beautiful country.

27 May      AGM  followed by:

Print Box Challenge results and other presentations.


Club competitions: the maximum number of Prints and PDIs for Intermediate, Advanced and Premier classes: 3 prints or 3 PDIs.

*All PDI competition entries can be emailed to Sam Sampson at: if preferred.

See also our Facebook group. Just go to Facebook and search for Ferndown Camera Club.



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