Programme

2024/2025 Programme

May

Wednesday 1st - Hanham Methodist Church only
Print Discussion Evening
Please bring some of your prints along, maybe some we haven't seen before for a chance for the members to critique them.

Friday 3rd May 2024 - ST NICHOLAS MARKET WALKING TOUR AND CORN STREET AREA
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SATURDAY 4TH MAY 2024 - HEALE HOUSE GARDENS
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Wednesday 8th - Hanham Methodist Church only
Pete McCloskey FRPS APAGB- A Personal Collection of Prints.
Pete, a member of Bristol PS returns to show us some of his favourite prints from the last few years.

Monday 13th - Closing Date for Bristol and Avon Competition

Wednesday 15th - Hanham Methodist Church and Zoom
Bristol & Avon Competition
This is for pictures. prints and/or PDI's which have been taken within one year of the competition date (17/5/2023) and must have been taken within the BS & BA post code. See the competition rules on the website.
This year it is judged by our own Steve Hallam.
Closing Date for Competition No 1

Wednesday 22nd - Hanham Methodist Church only
Simon Williams -Through An Older Eye
Simon will talk about using his vintage film cameras including plate cameras, his processing techniques and 3D stereoscopic and panoramic photography.
His website is through an older eye

Thursday 23rd May
We pay a return visit Crossbow CC to show them some of our work.

Wednesday 29th - Hanham Methodist Church only
Thomas Greetham - An Evening With...
Thomas's print based talk is designed to take attendees on a journey from visualising and capturing the image to realising it in print form
His website is Thomas Greetham Photography

June

SATURDAY 1ST JUNE 2024 - COTSWOLD WILDLIFE PARK
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Wednesday 5th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Competition Number One
We start again. Please ensure that you support this for the coming year.

Wednesday 12th - Evening Out
Newton St Loe.
This is an attractive village just off the A4 not far from Saltford. We meet outside the church at 7.30pm. Please park sensibly in the village.

Wednesday 19th - To Be Announced

Wednesday 26th - Evening Out
Castle Park
We meet outside the ruins of St Peter's Church at 7.30pm for a walk around this area.

SATURDAY 29TH JUNE & SUNDAY 30TH JUNE 2024 - BLACK COUNTRY MUSEUM & DUDLEY ZOO
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July

Wednesday 3rd - Hanham Methodist Church only
Sue Winkworth LRPS CPAGB-A/V Practical Audio Visual Demonstration
Sue will demonstrate many useful techniques for creating a successful audio visual and maybe the a/v competition can be resurrected.

SUNDAY 7TH JULY 2024 - KEYNSHAM MUSIC FESTIVAL
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TUESDAY 9TH JULY 2024 - TREDEGAR PARK
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Wednesday 10th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Julie Morgan AWPF- My Journey to AWPF
Julie of Abergavenny Camera Club will explain how she manged to achieve this print distinction showing PDI's but also bringing her print panel along.

Wednesday 17th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Peter Jones ARPS DPAGB BPE3 & Susan Wilson - India's Wildlife and Culture.
This is a Zoom presentation and is a record of their many visits to different parts of India.

Wednesday 24th - Evening Out
Bath Ghost Tour
This is a lot of fun and starts outside the main entrance to Bath Abbey at 7.45pm for 8.00pm start. You will need to book your own tickets at :BOOK ONLINE bathghosttours. Please do this well in advance to make sure that you are able to get onto the tour.

Wednesday 31st - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Colin Dixon EFIAP/b CPAGB- I Love To Shoot People
Lots of people photography from this member of Tetbury PS and Bristol PS.
There will be some photographs showing nudity in this talk.
His website is colindixon-photography.co.uk

August

Wednesday 7th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Alec Stewart AWPF- Nature's Calendar
Alec joins us from South Wales to show us some of his excellent nature images.
His website is Nature Photography by Alec Stewart AWPF

Wednesday 14th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Bob Bishop EFIAP/p BPE5* LRPS - A Mix of Me Pix
This is a rescheduled date for Bob who has visited both of our clubs many times before. A very successful exhibition photographer.
Closing Date for Competition No 2

SATURDAY 10TH AUGUST 2024 - ABERGAVENNY
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Wednesday 21st - Hanham Mehodist Church & Zoom
Peter Weaver LRRPS CPAGB APAGB - Welcome To The Show.
A talk from your Programme Secretary.There are not many talks on event photography and here is a show highlighting twelve different events, all quite varied.

Wednesday 28th - Hanham Methodist Church only
WCPF Travelling Print Exhibition
For those who could not attend the WCPF Members Exhibition or would just like to see an excellent set of prints here is your chance to have a close look.

SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST 2024 - NORTH COTSWOLD STEAM & VINTAGE SHOW
For more details see here

September

Wednesday 4th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Competition Number Two
So how are you doing so far? Will the judge agree with you about the quality of your images?

SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2024 - LLANCAIACH FAWR MANOR
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Wednesday 11th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Jenny Byram DPAGB EFIAP/b BPE1*- There and Back Again
Jenny, an ex-member of both HPS & KPS shows us a variety of her images, especially travel.

Wednesday 18th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Show & Tell Evening-Open Subject.
Please enter six images via Photo Entry on any subject and preferably recent images, although this is not essential and let's hear the members comments.

Wednesday 25th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Rose Atkinson ARPS- The Art of Blur (Intentional Camera Movement/ICM)
In advance of the ICM Workshop the following Saturday being held at Wells, Rose will give a talk about ICM and how she recently achieved her ARPS.
Latest work (lightrocket.com)

SATURDAY 28th SEPTEMBER- INTENTIONAL CAMERA MOVEMENT (ICM) WORKSHOP AT WELLS WITH ROSE ATKINSON ARPS
For more details see here

October

Wednesday 2nd October - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Jane Rees ARPS- The Island of Borneo-Wildlife of the Sabah Region
Jane, a member of Bath PS and she will show us some of the images from her recent travels.

Wednesday 9th October - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom (where possible)
An Evening with Thornbury Camera Club
Another exchange evening and this time with another local club and we will be visiting them early next year.
Closing Date for Panel of 3 Competition

THURSDAY 10TH OCTOBER TO SUNDAY 13TH OCTOBER 2024 - IRONBBRIDGE/MUCH WENLOCK
For more details see here

Wednesday 16th - Hanham Methodist Church only.
Print Discussion Evening
Bring some of your prints along for constructive feedback and in a non-competitive setting.

Wednesday 23rd - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Martin Cooper LRPS- Now You See It, Now You Don't.
Martin has given us talks and judged for us quite a number of times and with this PDI talk we can see more of his excellent images.
His website is Martin Cooper Photography

SATURDAY 26TH OCTOBER 2024 - CALDICOT CASTLE
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Wednesday 30th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Panel of 3 Competition
Another chance to have your panels of three prints and/or digital images judged externally.

November

Wednesday 6th - Hanham Methodist Church Only Joint Evening With Keynsham PS
Chris Palmer FRPS EFIAP DPAGB APAGB-The Eloquent Landscape
Chris visits us from his home near Uxbridge, Middlesex to show us his landscape prints and this is an evening not to be missed as we will see some superb images.His website is chrispalmerphotographer.co.uk

Wednesday 13th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
WAVES Presentation.
We will get the chance to see some excellent A/V sequences from a local group affiliated to the WCPF and some of our members are also WAVES members.
Closing Date for Competition No 3

SATURDAY 16TH NOVEMBER 2024 - GLOUCESTER DOCKS
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Wednesday 20th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom Joint Evening With Keynsham PS
Colleen Slater ARPS-Macro Photography-Out of the Ordinary
This is a Zoom presentation by Colleen who is from Brighton and we should see some incredible images which should inspire you to use your macro and close-up equipment.
Her website - Macro photography specialist - colleenslaterphotography.co.uk

Wednesday 27th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Jonathan Geneveaux- Waterscapes
Jonathan is a professional landscape photographer who lives in Bristol. His talk should give you all some ideas for the LCE Competition-Motion
His website is Jonathan Genevaux Photography - Waterscape photographer

December

Wednesday 4th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Competition Number Three
A chance for all of us to see some good quality images from you. Maybe the judge will agree with your choices.

SATURDAY 7TH DECEMBER 2024 - RAGGED VICTORIANS & SS GREAT BRITAIN
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Wednesday 11th
To be advised.

SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER - AMERICAN MUSEUM BATH -WINTER WONDERLAND
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Wednesday 18th - Evening Out
Christmas Meal
Possibly at The Bird in Hand in Saltford for another really good meal and social event. Pre-booking required.

Wednesday 25th - No Meeting
Merry Christmas

2025

January

Wednesday 1st - No Meeting
Happy New Year

Wednesday 8th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom Joint Evening With Keynsham PS
Sarah Howard- Capturing Mood & Atmosphere In Landscapes
This is a Zoom talk from Sarah who is a professional landscape photographer based in The Cotswolds. She also runs courses and her work is widely known.
Her website is Sarah Howard Photograpjy - landscape photography workshops, courses and tuition plus prints to buy.

Wednesday 15th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Adrian Lines MPAGB FBPE EFIAP SPSA AWPF- Let's Get Creative
This is a Zoom presentation by a photographer who is widely known as a highly successful exhibition/salon photographer and who is very creative. His website is Adrian Lines MPAGB FBPE EFIAP SPSA AWPF

Wednesday 22nd - Hanham Methodist Church only
Studio Evening
We will hopefully find a model(s) who will pose for us.Bring Cameras

Wednesday 29th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Warren Alani ARPS MPAGB AFIAP ABPE- Talk Sports
Another Zoom presentation by another very successful photographer and with a subject we do not see so often. His website is Warren Alani Photography
Closing Date for LONDON CAMERA EXCHANGE Competition "Motion"

February

Wednesday 5th - Hanham Methodist Church only
Annual Auction
This is an important fundraiser for the club. Please bring along photographic items for sale and some money to buy a few things.

Wednesday 12th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Martin Fry FRPS FBPE EFIAPd/3 AV-EFIAP/b APAGB- The Cotswold Lad Returns
Martin is an internationally successful audio visual worker and has visited both Hanham PS and Kingswood PS many times over the years. Let's see his latest sequences.
Closing Date for Competition Number 4

Wednesday 19th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
London Camera Exchange Competition-Motion
Let's see who wins the prizes this year in our annual themed competition.

Monday 24th - Evening Out
An evening with Hanham & Kingswood Photo Club at Thornbury Camera Club
Another of our exchange evenings which we will need your support for, firstly to show some of your pictures and also to come along to support the club.

Wednesday 26th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Steve Varman LRPS- Creative Post Processing
We have seen Steve's photography before and he is a very creative photographer with lots of ideas for you all.
See his website - Steve Varman Photography

March

Wednesday 5th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Competition Number Four
The final competition to decide who goes through to Print & DPI of the year and who wins the leagues.

Wednesday 12th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Dave Dixon LRPS - Photographing The Urban Landscape
Dave joins us on Zoom to show us a different type of landscape and especially around Newcastle.

Wednesday 19th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Andy Haynes - Title TBC
Andy joins us again for another evening to show us what he has been creating and photographing.

Wednesday 26th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Show & Tell Evening-Open Subject
Photo Entry will be available for you to upload up to six images and to talk about them on the evening and hopefully get some feedback.

April

Wednesday 2nd - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Bernard Merrick-Dyrham Park
Bernard is an ex-member of Hanham PS and volunteered at Dyrham Park. He also gives many talks to clubs and community groups.

Wednesday 9th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Ian Boulton-Comfy Shoes and a Smile
Ian, another ex-member of Hanham PS takes some very different images including a lot of street photography and we will get a chance to see these tonight.

Wednesday 16th - Hanham Methodist Church only
Studio Evening
We will find a model for you to photograph tonight. However of you know someone who would make a good subject please let us know.

Wednesday 23rd - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Print & Digital Image of the Year
The most successful images from the previous four competitions are judged again by a different judge.

Wednesday 30th - Hanham Methodist Church & Zoom
Annual General Meeting
Please come long to support the committee and to hear how we have done and plans for the next twelve months and maybe volunteer for the committee?