Our new season begins on September 17th using Zoom software

 

Full details of the programme up to Christmas are shown below.

Because of the current restrictions, we're not sure when we will be able to introduce our special events such as workshops, visits to places of interest, our annual club dinner and our annual outing. The full programme will be added later in the autumn

There's a lot happening at the club, so if you're not yet a member and want to find out more, then just click on "Contact Us" in the footer on every page and complete the form or leave a message on our Facebook page - link above.

Programme September to December 2020

All meetings open at 7.45 for an 8.00 start. Links will be emailed a few days before the meeting.

 

Subgroup meetings (shaded yellow) are still to be confirmed. Watch this space.

Thursday 24th September TALK -Faces of Art, Long Exposure Photography with Derek Michalski

Derek is an avid fan of long exposure photography and the images he takes nearly all fall into this category. He runs full day and half day workshops teaching the use exposure and lenses. He is also editor of Long Exposure Photography Magazine.

Monday 28th September  TBC – Tondig (Tonbridge Digital Imaging) subgroup                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

At TONDIG meetings, we look at some of the exciting results which can be achieved with digital photography. Each month,               different people discuss diverse areas of the subject. The group is led by Tony Hill.                                                                                     

Thursday 1st October TALK – Asian Odyssey with Steve Carroll

 

A Surrey based family photographer with a passion for capturing a natural image, Steve is a KCPA premier judge who loves travel and has a passion for chasing tornadoes in the United States. His talk documents his travels in SE Asia.

Monday 5th October TBC – EYI (Enhancing Your Images) subgroup                                                                                                           

An unrivalled opportunity to learn how to use Photoshop and sometimes other software to bring the best out of your images.        Great fun as well as being educational!                                                                                                                                                                   

Thursday 8th October TALK – Intentional Camera Movement and Multiple Exposure with Steve Kingsmill

Steve has ARPS and AFIAP distinctions and is an accredited judge for the Surrey Photographic Association, the Federation of South London Photographic Societies and surrounding areas. His talk on “Intentional Camera Movement” arose from a visit to the New Forest with the challenge to take something of the essence of the forest away with him in his photographs. He says “I tried to capture this with multiple exposures so that we may be able to see elements that a normal standalone single exposure would not collect. In his talk, Steve will explain various ways of achieving this.

Monday 12th October TBC – AV (Audio-Visual) subgroup                                                                                                                               

AVs (Audio-Visuals) are presentations, which combine pictures and/or video with music and/or narrative. In addition to showing       and discussing AVs, we provide tutorials about creating AVs on the cheap and easy-to-use software. If you would like to receive      any advice on any AVs you show, there is always someone in the group willing to give it.

Monday 19th October TBC – Image Discussion / Distinctions subgroups - see description on Monday 21st September 

The Image Discussion subgroup, led by Nick Ryan, aims to encourage and help our newer members, the Image Discussion Group  is a fast track to achieving excellent results. Some of our most experienced photographers attend each month to provide critique   and friendly advice on all aspects of your images. There will be plenty of discussion, fun, support and interaction.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The Distinctions subgroup, led by Marilynne Hill, offers advice to members who are trying to gain photographic distinctions such as those awarded by the RPS (Royal Photographic Society) and PAGB (Photographic Alliance of Great Britain). The group is                mentored by experience club members.

Thursday 22nd October “Local” PDI Comp with Zoe Garnham-Archer

A wide variety of images will be shown and the judge, Zoe Garnham-Archer, will offer constructive views on what she sees. The comments will be of immense value to everyone, not just those who entered the competition.

Competitions are completely optional of course. Even if you’re not interested in competitions, you’ll enjoy the images.

The results, accompanied by a gallery of all of the images, will appear on the PhotoEntry website normally by early afternoon on the day after the competition.

Monday 26th October TBC – Tondig (Tonbridge Digital Imaging) subgroup - see description on  Monday 28th September.          

Thursday 29th October TALK: Tides and Tempests with Rachael Talibart

Outdoor Photography Magazine described Rachael as ‘one of the best landscape photographers working in the UK today’. She has won numerous awards including Classic View winner, Landscape Photographer of the Year 2017 and Black and White Photographer of the Year 2018.

Rachael spent most of her early childhood at sea and she has a life-long fascination for the ocean in all its moods but especially in stormy weather. Her photographs have been exhibited all over the UK, in Barcelona and in Massachusetts, and have been printed in books and magazines.

She is a member of Parhelion, a collective of photographers based in and around the North and South Downs.

 

 

Monday 2nd November TBC – EYI (Enhancing Your Images) subgroup  - see description on Monday 5th October                         

 

Monday 9th November TBC – AV (Audio-Visual) subgroup - see description on  Monday 12th October                                             

 

Thursday 12th November TALK: Colour Confidence with Peter Lovelock

Peter enjoys working with a variety of media in addition to photography. He says that he feels compelled to interpret shapes, colours and ideas which form the basis of his new work. By capturing, isolating and creating an image, he tries to acknowledge and highlight its beauty. His overwhelming feeling is of shape, form and purpose.”

 

 

Monday 16th November TBC – Image Discussion / Distinctions subgroups - see description on Monday 21st September           

 

Thursday 19th November “Local” PDI Comp with Ian Brash

A wide variety of images will be shown and the judge, Ian Brash, will offer constructive views on what he sees. The comments will be of immense value to everyone, not just those who entered the competition. Competitions are completely optional of course. Even if you’re not interested in competitions, you’ll enjoy the images.

The results, accompanied by a gallery of all of the images, will appear on the PhotoEntry website normally by early afternoon on the day after the competition.

 

Monday 23rd November TBC – Tondig (Tonbridge Digital Imaging) subgroup - see description on  Monday 28th September.      

Thursday 3rd December – Competition: Orpington Battle judged by Paul Dunmall

This is annual competition with Orpington Photographic Society. This year, it is our turn to be the host. We're very pleased to welcome Paul Dunmall to be our judge.

A wide variety of images will be shown and the judge will offer constructive views on what s/he sees. The comments will be of immense value to everyone, not just those who entered the competition. Even if you’re not interested in competitions, you’ll enjoy the images.

For quite a few years, Tonbridge has been the winner so naturally, we're hoping to repeat our successes.

Monday 7th December TBC – EYI (Enhancing Your Images) subgroup  - see description on  Monday 5th October                           

 

Thursday 10th December TALK – Pictures on a Page – My time as Picture Editor of The Times with Paul Sanders

Paul began his career as a news photographer in 1991 working on regional newspapers. In 1998 he joined International News Service Reuters and worked all over Europe before joining The Times in 2002. He became Picture Editor in 2004 guiding the transition from broadsheet to compact format. He left The Times in 2012 to pursue his passion for fine art Landscape photography. He has talked to Tonbridge Camera Club before about his mindfulness approach to creating his images but this season’s talk will describe his experiences as a picture editor.

 

Monday 14th December TBC – AV (Audio-Visual) subgroup - see description on  Monday 12th October                                            

 

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