Meetings 2021-2022

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Sun 8 May 2022 - Monthly Sunday Shoot for May

2:00pm

There is a charge for parking and looking round the grounds - no idea how much, but you pay at the shop. Meet in the  car park.

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Tue 5 Apr 2022 - AGM

7:30pm

Our AGMs will be held in April from now on

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Tue 29 Mar 2022 - Annual Dinner

7:30pm

For some, the highlight of the year! Venue to be confirmed

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Tue 22 Mar 2022 - Annual Review

7:30pm

OUr annual review of the past season and your chance to make suggestions for next year's programme

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Tue 15 Mar 2022 - Speaker: Phil McLean

7:30pm

Acclaimed nature photographer Phil McLean will present "Natural Visions of the Scottish Borders"

http://www.philmclean-photography.co.uk/

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Tue 8 Mar 2022 - Members' evening: phone camera images

7:30pm

To prove you don't need a fancy camera to take great pictures, tonight we will be sharing photographs taken using our phones.

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Tue 1 Mar 2022 - Speaker - Geoffrey Bradford

7:30pm

Geoffrey, who recently judged our print competition, will be returning to talk on the topic of 'Developing a body of work'

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Tue 22 Feb 2022 - Projected Image evening

7:30pm

Another of our competitions with no competition! Send your projected images in advance to Maggie so we can organise them for comment and critique but no judgement. If you don't have Maggie's email you can send them to bcc@pactonline.co.uk and they will get forwarded on.

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Tue 8 Feb 2022 - Panel Competition

7:30pm

This year's Panel of 3 Competition has the theme 'Water'. Bring 3 pictures that link to the theme and display them together.

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Tue 1 Feb 2022 - Member's evening: Portraits

7:30pm

We will be playing with lights and flash and taking portraits of each other!

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Tue 25 Jan 2022 - Print Competition

7:30pm

Our print competition will be judged this year by Geoffrey Bradford

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Tue 18 Jan 2022 - Speaker: David Southern "Close to Home"

7:30pm

David works full-time as a photographer, leading 1-to-1 and small group workshops and is currently working on a project to capture the landscapes of the Northumberland coast throughout the seasons.

https://www.southernphotography.co.uk

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Tue 11 Jan 2022 - Members' evening: current projects

7:30pm

Members sharing pictures from projects they have been working on

Also the deadline for submissions for this year's Print competition

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Tue 14 Dec 2021 - Speaker: Bill Ward "Shooting Water"

7:30pm

Bill Ward is a multi-award winning British actor and photographer. Please click on the title to see a selection of his images of water. More information and images are at his photography website

https://billwardphotography.co.uk/

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Tue 7 Dec 2021 - Monochrome Competition

7:30pm

Derek Snee will judge our Monochrome competition for both prints and projected images

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Tue 30 Nov 2021 - Members' evening: creative fruit and veg images

7:30pm

Bring along your creative fruit and veg images to share! If you are looking for inspiration, check out the Trussel Trust's Potato Phtographer of the Year

https://www.dpreview.com/news/2603781720/gallery-2021-potato-photographer-of-the-year-photo-competition

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Tue 23 Nov 2021 - Members' evening " What is the point of a photography course?"

7:30pm

Maggie and Chris will report back about the photography course they attended on Easdale Island. 

Also the deadline for submissions for the Monochrome competition

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Tue 16 Nov 2021 - Projected Image Competion

7:30pm

To be judged by Patrick Sheard

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Sun 14 Nov 2021 - Informal camera outing

2:00pm

We will be gathering for an informal 'Sunday Shoot' (not a competition, just a chance to get together and take some pictures). We will be meeting at 2pm at the main carpark (National Trust) on Lindisfarne. Hopefully the weather will hold and we can have a couple of hours of good light.

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Tue 9 Nov 2021 - Members' evening: still life photography

7:30pm

Bring your camera along  - we will be practising taking still-life photos

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Tue 2 Nov 2021 - Sunday Shoot competition

7:30pm

Sunday Shoot competition, to be judged by members on the night. If you are joining us by Zoom you can download a scoring sheet here. Otherwise make sure you have pencil and paper to hand. You will be able to submit your votes through Chat.

Also the deadline to submit pictures for the Projected Image competition

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Tue 26 Oct 2021 - Speaker: Mik Critchlow "The Documentary Approach"

7:30pm

Mik is a Social Documentary photographer based in the North East of England and for 40 years he has photographed his home town of Ashington, Northumberland and its people. He will talk about his photographic influences, his working style and methods, commissioned projects, and show images ranging across his career.

Check his work at https://www.mikcritchlow.com/

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Tue 19 Oct 2021 - Print Evening

7:30pm

We will be holding fewer formal competitions this year but tonight's Print evening will allow us to share printed images (without the usual competition categories) for comment and critique but without judging.

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Tue 12 Oct 2021 - Theme Night - Climate Change

7:30pm

Members are invited to share photographs on the theme of Climate Change

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Sun 10 Oct 2021 - Sunday Shoot

10:00am

The venue is Coldingham/St Abbs.  Meet at 10am in Coldingham Sands car park; more information on the Sunday Shoot can be found in competition rules on the Club page.  There are plenty of venues for coffee etc after the shoot.

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Tue 5 Oct 2021 - Members' night: Neil Forster on old lenses

7:30pm

Neil will be talking about lenses and showing us some examples from his collection

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Tue 28 Sep 2021 - Speaker: Linda Bembridge "Abstract with a bit of landscape" (via Zoom)

7:30pm

Linda Bembridge FRPS is based in Buckinghamshire. She is passionate about photographing the landscape in all its forms. She strives to capture the emotion of the wide vistas whilst at the same time discovering and exploring the beauty in the detail of the ‘intimate landscape’ all around us. She uses various creative techniques, in camera and in Photoshop, to convey her feelings about the subject.

Linda will be presenting via Zoom. Check her work at lindabembridge.me

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Tue 21 Sep 2021 - Film night

7:30pm

We will be showing the film "Chasing Ice", about the work of nature photographer James Balog

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Tue 14 Sep 2021 - Members' evening

7:30am

A chance for members to share some pictures

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Sun 15 Aug 2021 - Summer Shoot

2:00pm

Join us for a summer shoot in Berwick, meeting at the bandstand in Coronation Park

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Mon 1 Feb 2021 - Members' evening: portraits

7:30pm

Tinight we will be exploring the art of protraiture

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