Programme

Dorchester Camera Club programme for our 2017-2018 season (check back here for any changes).
Download a copy of the 2017-18 programme (pdf format, suitable for printing).

Unless otherwise listed below, we meet at the Brownsword Hall, DT1 3GW on Monday evenings, arrive from 7.15pm for a prompt start at 7.30.
DateTitleSpeakerAdditional Information
Dec 2017
4th Dec 2017 Club Competition 3
Themed Projected Images "Action/Sport"(A)
Judge:Richard Budd Section A - People or Animals in action. Submit images by 27th Nov
11th Dec 2017 (part 1)Club Competition 3
Themed Projected Images "Action/Sport"(B)
Judge:Janet Haines
ARPS DPAGB SPSA
Section B - People or Animals in action. Submit images by 04 Dec
(part 2) Prince & Paupers
(Prints & Papers)
Janet Haines
ARPS DPAGB SPSA
Using her own work, Janet will demonstrate how the choice of paper can influence the final result
18th Dec 2017 Club Night Christmas Social
25th December 2017 No meeting
January 2018
1st January 2018 No meeting
8th Jan 2018 Panels Competition Judge:Bill Aven Print Panels Competition - for individual members and groups presenting panels of five prints (open subject)
15th Jan 2018 Club Competition 4
Monochrome Prints & Projected Images(A&B)
Judge:Paul Thackeray LRPS Section A & B - Monochrome Definition - see competitions page. Submit images by 8th Jan
22nd Jan 2018 Creative about Cuisine Russell Brown
29th Jan 2018 tbc
Feb 2018
5th Feb 2018 From the Earth to the Stars David Clapp David’s presents his experience as a landscape and travel photographer www.davidclapp.co.uk/portfolio
12 Feb 2018 Club Night
Rarekiek Evening
A chance to look at the work of our 'twin' club in the Netherlands - Fotoclub de Rarekiek
19th Feb 2018 Unseen Companions: Big Views of Tiny Creatures David Spears FRPS
26th Feb 2018 Club Competition 5
Nature Prints & Projected Images(A&B)
Judge:tbc Section A & B - Nature Definition - see competitions page. Submit images by 19th Feb
March 2018
5th March 2018 tbc
12th March 2018 Southampton International Salon Sue Sibley
ARPS AFIAP DPAGB BPE1
A selection of accepted and awarded prints from the 2018 Southampton Salon, presented by Sue Sibley
13th March 2018 Three Way Meet at Bradford Abbas Meeting of clubs from Shaftsbury, Bradford Abbas & Dorchester - ten images from each club, each with a story to tell
19th March 2018 Frome Wessex Exchange Frome Wessex Camera Club members visit Dorchester to show their work www.fromewessexcameraclub.co.uk/
26th Mar 2018 From my Garden Shed Iain McGowan FRPS
April 2018
2nd April 2018 No meeting - Easter Monday
4th April 2018 Three Way Battle A friendly inter-club battle with Highcliffe & Infinity Camera Club, Southampton Camera Club & Dorchester. Away at Bashley Village Hall
9th April 2018 (part 1) Club Competition 6
Open Prints(B)
Judge:Malcolm MacNaughtan Section B - Submit prints by 02 Apr
(part 2)A Land of Mountains and Flood Malcolm MacNaughtan Malcolm will present prints from Glencoe and Rannoch Moor in the Western Highlands of Scotland and talk about influences on his work. He will show equipment and explain how large-format film equipment influenced his workflow and way of thinking.
16th April 2018 Club Competition 6
Open Prints(A)
Judge:Chris Palmer
FRPS EFIAP DPAGB APAGB
Section A - Submit prints by 09 Apr
23rd April 2018 Bristol International Salon All the Awards and a selection of accepted images set to music (projected images), at the Brownsword Hall www.bristolphoto.org.uk/pages/bristol-salon.php
30 Apr 2018 Leigh Preston
May 2018
7th May 2018 No meeting Early May Bank Holiday
14th May 2018 Club Competition 7
Creative Prints & Projected Images(A&B)
Judge:TBC Section A & B - Creative Competition. Submit images by 07 May
21st May 2018 FIAP Diamond Paul Keene FRPS
28th May 2018 No meeting Spring Bank Holiday
June 2018
4th June 2018 Club Night - Rarekiek Feedback A chance to receive feedback from our 'twin' club in the Netherlands - Fotoclub de Rarekiek
11th June 2018 Looking back through the Lens Barrie Brown LRPS Looking back through the lens - what you probably never realised your images say about you. A thought-provoking and interactive evening.
18th June 2018 tbc
25th June 2018 Club Night Practical night Activities and tutorials in small groups.
July 2018
2nd July 2018 Annual General Meeting Annual General Meeting and presentation of awards
9th July 2018 Chairman’s Night Practical Fieldtrip
16th July 2018 Social Evening
3rd Sept 2018 Opening meeting of the 2018-19 season