2015-16 SEASON PROGRAMME
 

The Senior Citizens Club 7:30-9:00pm on the following dates:

Date Details Judge
15-Sep-15 Charlie Waite - Festival Drayton Centre - Market Drayton
Ticket event - buy your tickets from the FDC. Also view the
WPS Exhibition of Members work in the Gallery at FDC
 
22-Sep-15 Chairman's Evening/Competition Preview
First meeting of the new season.
Members are invited to bring along prints and DPI's that they intend to enter into the new season's competitions. This gives the Selection Committee an idea of what will be available for the Inter-Club Competitions through the year.
 
29-Sep-15

Inter-Club - 5 Towns Mono (Home)
A monochrome print competition between the clubs of Alsager, Sandbach, Crewe, Nantwich,Whitchurch

NOTE LOCATION:  Whitchurch Infants School, Station Rd, Whitchurch SY13 1RJ 

Margaret Salisbury

06-Oct-15

Open Club Competition
Submissions must be entered on or before 29-Sep-15
'Open' subject, members may enter upto 2 colour prints, 2 mono prints and 2 DPI's per member
For more details see
COMPETITION RULES page

John Hoogerwerf

13-Oct-15 Dr Dayus Lecture - Carl Wright
presents “More Camera less Photoshop” - a powerpoint presentation looking at getting it right in the camera.
 
20-Oct-15 Members Evening - 15 Things You Should Know About Your Camera
Presented by Chris Middleton - A look at common settings on your camera
 
20-Oct-15 Inter-club - Nantwich vs Whitchurch
Away at Nantwich
 
27-Oct-15 Created in Camera (PDI comp)
Submissions must be entered on or before 20-Oct-15
'Open' subject - 2 DPI's per member. New this season, the 'Created in Camera' competition is ideal for anyone new to photography competitions. Judged by the members to ensure a 'friendly' enviroment.
For more details see
COMPETITION RULES page
Member Judged

03-Nov-15

Lecture - Jason Dale
presents "Colour Management". A Shropshire based photographer with a keen eye for colour, composition and a passion for live music and photography in general. Jason is a member of the Shropshire Photographic Society.
www.jasondale.com

 
10-Nov-15 MCPF Portfolio
The Travelling Portfolio is made up of prints and PDI selected from the Photofolio Exhibition held in June.  The winning images plus some of the accepted images go into make up an evening entertainment.  Two eminent
MCPF judges make a commentary for the prints (first half) and PDI (second half)  
 
17-Nov-15 Set Subject Club Competition
Submissions must be entered on or before 10-Nov-15
The Set  Subject this season is "Looking Down" which is defined as "Looking Down on the subject or the subject Looking Down". Members may enter upto 2 colour prints, 2 mono prints and 2 DPI's per member
For more details see
COMPETITION RULES page
Bill Preston
24-Nov-15 Members Evening - What the Judge Said
Take a look at last weeks PDI enties with a recording of  "What the Judge Said". Great oportunity to review and get feedback from the members.
 
01-Dec-15 Mark Wilbrey - Still Life
One of our favorites - Mark Wilbrey, sponsored by Pixapro, will be leading a practical session on still life lighting - bring your camera's.

 
 
01-Dec-15 Inter-club - Newport vs Whitchurch
Away at Newport
 
08-Dec-15 AV Evening - Images to Music & Documentaries
Entries on the night - Members can submit either a documentary or images to music, that is either informative or entertaining, limited to max of 5 minutes. Judged by the members
Member Judged
15-Dec-15 Christmas Party
Time to party..!
 
22-Dec-15 no meeting  
29-Dec-15 no meeting  
05-Jan-16 8 Way Battle (or other DVD)
Happy New Year..!
First meeting of 2016 - watch a DVD of the 8 Way Battle to see how WPS fairs against a number of other clubs
 
12-Jan-16 Panel Evening
bring along a panel of images mounted on a single mountboard (max size A1) that tell a story - i.e. different seasons, landscape at different times of the day, different aspects of a building. Minimum of 3 images. Judged by the members
Member Judged
19-Jan-16 Open Club Competition - This Years Work
Submissions must be entered on or before 12-Jan-16
'Open' subject - image must have been taken since 01-Jan-15. Members may enter upto 2 colour prints, 2 mono prints and 2 DPI's per member
For more details see
COMPETITION RULES page
Tony Thomas
26-Jan-16 Lecture - John Minoprio
A former member of WPS, John Minoprio is now a successful Equestrian and Country Clothing Phortographer.

 
 
02-Feb-16 Inter-Club - Crewe vs Mid-Cheshire vs Whitchurch
Home 3 way battle
Peter Siviter
09-Feb-16 Inter-Club - Marchweil vs Whitchurch
Home local derby

 
Margaret Sixsmith
16-Feb-16

Bring along a print or two..

Due to the our judge being poorly we are taking the opportunity to bring along a print or two to discuss, in subject groups, and hopefully help you to improve the image..!
 

 

17-Feb-16
 

Inter-Club - Oswestry vs Wrexham vs Whitchurch
Away at Oswestry

 


 
23-Feb-16
 
It's A Knockout - Prints
New for this year and just for fun (!) the It's A Knockout PRINT competition. Members  can submit up to 3 Prints which go into 'knock-out' rounds until only one remains.
Judged by the members - submissions required on the night.
Member Judged
 
01-Mar-16
 
Members Evening - Practical Session - Smoke & Mirrors
Bring your cameras for a fun evening of table top photography using items you can find at home.
 
08-Mar-16 Lecture - Tony Thomas
Tony is a judge and a member of Wrekin Arts Photographic Club
www.tonythomasphotography.co.uk
 
15-Mar-16 Portfolio Competition 
Round two of the stretching 'Portfolio' Competition.
Submissions muct be entered on or before 08-Mar-16.
Designed to stretch, members may enter one print entry per subject, taken since 01-Jan-15. This round's subject are Portrait, Monochrome, Landscape, Nature, Still Life and Open.
For more details see
COMPETITION RULES page
Pete Cheetham
22-Mar-16 Members Evening - Lecture - Allan Heath
Always a great learning oportunity when Allan speaks at the club. Usually a few laughs thrown in for good measure too.

 
 
29-Mar-16 It's A Knockout - PDI's
Just for fun..! Members can submit up to 3 PDI's which go into 'knock-out' rounds until only one remains.
Judged by the members - submissions required on the night.
Member Judged
05-Apr-16 Mark Wilbrey - Studio Session
One of our favorites - Mark Wilbrey, sponsored by Pixapro, will be leading a practical session on Studio Lighting.
Bring your camera's.
 
12-Apr-16 VIP Lecture - John Edge
WPS President, John Edge, takes centre stage for the evening.
 
19-Apr-16 Image of The Year Competition
Submissions must be entered on or before 12-Apr-16
To enter this, members must have entered at least one other club competition, members may enter upto 2 colour prints, 2 mono prints and 2 DPI's per member
For more details see
COMPETITION RULES page
Ian Whiston
26-Apr-16 Annual General Meeting  
03-May-16 Social Evening and Presentation
Final meeting of the 2015-16 season. A time to celebrate the
past season with the trophy presentations and look forward to
the new season
 

 

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