ALYTH AND BLAIRGOWRIE CAMERA CLUB
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
Meeting are held on Tuesdays, every other week starting at 7.00pm and finishing at 9.00pm.
Membership for the full year is £35.
Meetings are held in St Catharine’s Hall, George Street, Blairgowrie PH10 6EY.
Parking is available on the streets around the Hall.
ALL “PROJECT” AND COMPETITION IMAGES MUST HAVE BEEN TAKEN SINCE JANUARY 2022.
ON PRESENTATION NIGHTS, MEMBERS CAN BRING UP TO 2 IMAGES ON THE SELECTED “MONTHLY PROJECT”. MEMBERS CAN BE ASKED ON WHY THEY TOOK THAT IMAGE OR A TECHNICAL QUESTION. OTHER MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONSTRUCTIVELY CRITIQUE IMAGES PRESENTED.
TOPICS FOR THE ADVICE CLINICS ARE TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE CHAIRPERSON IN ADVANCE.
SUMMER OUTINGS: SUMMER CHALLENGES:
MAY: Scottish Deer Centre Boat, Planes and Trains
JUNE: Dunkeld and Loch of the Lowes Agricultural Shows
JULY: Drummond Castle Gardens Kitchen Close-up
AUGUST: Edinburgh Festival Fringe Travel Photography
(More detail on these Visit Sites on separate sheet)
PROGRAMME OF EVENING MEETINGS:
Monday 28th First Committee Meeting - Preparation for 2023-24.
SEPTEMBER Photographic Project for this month is: “Street View Photography”
5th Presentation of images from the Summer Challenges – One for each monthly challenge only.
19th Tutorial/Practical – Still Life; Remember to bring your Still Life subjects, camera and tripod.
OCTOBER Photographic Project for this month is: “Wildlife, Animals, Pets”
3rd Presentation: Members present their “September” project images, 2 images per member); Plus any left over Summer Challenge images ( 1 image per challenge).
17th Workshop: Photo Editing - Luminar, Photoshop and Lightroom. Volunteers: Dug on Lightroom; Andy on Photoshop and Lightroom?
Hand in date for Open Digital Competition.
Monday 23rd Committee Meeting.
31st Speaker: Ian Findlay Mackay – Photos from the Air and Flying both Military and Civilian.
NOVEMBER Photographic Project for this month is: “Anything Yellow (use your imagination)”
14th OPEN DIGITAL COMPETITION: Maximum 2 images per member. Judge – Malcolm Lind.
28th Presentation: Members present their “October and November” images.
Also deadline for members to hand in up to 4 images for the Knockout Competition.
DECEMBER Photographic Project for this month is:” “Christmas lights/trees – anything Christmassy”
121h Christmas Quiz and Buffet – Christmas jumpers and hats to worn please
Friday 15th – Provisional Date for Christmas Meal at the Strathmore Golf Club, 6.30 for 7.00pm
Photographic Project for this month is: “Reflective Photography”
9th Knockout Competition – 4 images per member - Fun way to start the New Year.
23rd Speaker: Talk by Claire from the “Blairie” on photo journalism. If Claire unavailable tutorial by members. (Neil will do a 30-40 minute demonstration on “Flickr” and questions) need 1 or 2 other volunteers.
Monday 29th Committee Meeting.
FEBRUARY Photographic Project for this month is: “Motion”
6th Presentation: Members present their “December and January” project images, maximum 2 images per project per member.
Hand in date for Digital Themed Competition. Theme is “Architecture”, max of 3 images per member.
20th Workshop Portraiture - Fun night, cameras, hats scarves, flashguns, backgrounds and studio lights.
MARCH Photographic Project for this month is:” “Patterns in Nature”
5th Digital Architecture Themed Competition: Judge - To be confirmed.
19th Speaker - To be confirmed.
Monday 25th Committee Meeting
2nd Presentation: Member’s present their “February” and “March” project images. Maximum of 2 images per project per member.
16th Workshop TBC (Possibly try indoor/outdoor again (Buddies) sunset back o’ 8pm.
30th Club AGM and setting of Summer 2024-25 Challenges.