Meetings 2012-2013

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Fri 2 Aug 2013 - Summer Event Total Warrior

11:00pm
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Mon 29 Jul 2013 - Print Discussion night

6:30pm
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Mon 22 Jul 2013 - PDI Discussion night

6:30pm
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Sun 14 Jul 2013 - Summer Event Falconry

11:00pm
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Sat 1 Jun 2013 - Annual NCPF Beamish Event

8:45am
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Thu 16 May 2013 - Summer event to Red Kites

10:00am
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Wed 1 May 2013 - Audio-Visual Night

6:30pm

Club members will exhibit some of their recent Audio Visual presentations.

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Wed 24 Apr 2013 - Annual General Meeting

6:30pm

Not the most exciting evening of the year but this is a good opportunity to make your views known.

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Mon 22 Apr 2013 - Informal Meeting at Holywood Hall

6:30pm
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Wed 10 Apr 2013 - A night of Photographic Wonder

6:30pm

Not only ... A projected display of Prints and PDI accepted into the SPF Portfolios

but also ... The London Salon, an AV show of the oldest Print Exhibition in the World.

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Mon 8 Apr 2013 - 'Basics' meeting Holywood Hall

6:30pm
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Sun 7 Apr 2013 - (Sunday) Annual Print and PDI Competitions

9:00am

Judged by a team from Chorley P.S. in Lancashire.

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Thu 4 Apr 2013 - Dianne Owen Techniques

6:30pm
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Wed 3 Apr 2013 - Creative Consciousness with Dianne Owen FRPS from Southport

6:30pm

One of the UK’s new generation of imaginative and respected photographic artists, Dianne will be sharing with us some of her ethereal and inspirational pictures.

Visit her website at http://dianneowen.info

<strong>Plus - Final hand in for Annual Print Competition<//strong>

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Wed 27 Mar 2013 - The President Presents + President's Challenge

7:30pm

What will Jim come up with this year? The Challenge is "Self Portrait"

<strong>Plus - Hand in for Annual Print Competition<//strong>

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Sun 24 Mar 2013 - Borders Digital Challenge Competition

6:30pm
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Wed 20 Mar 2013 - Stage Managed Steam’ with Bob Avery from Carluke

7:30pm

Sit back and enjoy a trip back in time as Bob shares with us his experiences and fabulous images, captured as he travels at home and abroad in search of the venerable steam locomotive.

Have a look at some of the wonderful photos that we are to enjoy at www.railpictures.net

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Wed 13 Mar 2013 - Results of Round 4 of the PDI League Competition

7:15pm

judged by Stephen Lipton DPAGB from East Kilbride

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Tue 12 Mar 2013 - Print Discussion Workshop

7:30am
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Wed 6 Mar 2013 - Results of Round 4 of the Print League Competition

7:15pm

judged by Richard Speirs DPAGB from Morton, an old frriend of the Club.

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Sun 3 Mar 2013 - Focus on Imaging

10:45am
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Wed 27 Feb 2013 - An Evening with Tony Potter ARPS DPAGB APAGB EFIAP/b from Distington

7:30pm

An old friend of the Club, Tony returns to take us on another of his trips to some far flung corners of the world. An entertaining and informative evening is anticipated.

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Wed 20 Feb 2013 - CHANGE. PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit

7:30pm

Volume 2 of this CD describes the standard required to achieve the CPAGB and DPAGB Awards, profusely illustrated with successful pictures from the most recent Adjudications, is now available for Clubs (only) to hire from the PAGB Recorded Lecture Service. Although the title and advice slides are largely unchanged there two hundred new photos to see including some by Dumfries CC photographers!

Part 1, which deals with the CPAGB, runs for 25 minutes whilst Part 2, DPAGB, runs for 20 minutes.

With the recent exciting news that there will be an Adjudication for the PAGB Awards...

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Mon 18 Feb 2013 - Informal meeting Holywood hall

7:30pm
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Wed 13 Feb 2013 - Fallen Angels’ with Michael O’Sullivan FRPS FIPF from Cork, Ireland

7:30pm

<p>An award winning fashion, commercial, wedding and fine art photographer based in Cork, Michael is kindly going to share with us some of his imaginative and surreal images from his &lsquo;Fallen Angels&rsquo; series whilst visiting Dumfries to judge the GB Cup. Visit Michael&rsquo;s website at <a href="http://www.mosullivanphoto.com">www.mosullivanphoto.com</a></p>

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Sat 9 Feb 2013 - GB CUP judging

8:45am
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Wed 6 Feb 2013 - Nature Photography with David Osborn FRPS EFIAP from Cromer in Norfolk

7:30pm

A highly respected nature photographer, David has travelled far and wide in pursuit of his ‘prey’. He also runs photographic workshops and photo-tours, both at home and abroad. So if you like what you see . . . . .

<strong>Plus – Final Online Entry for Round Four of the PDI League Competition.

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Tue 5 Feb 2013 - (Tuesday) Photoshop Elements Tutorial - Simon Allen

7:30pm

There will be a small room charge.

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Wed 30 Jan 2013 - Results of Round 3 of the PDI League Competition

7:15pm

judged by Rikki O’Neill FRPS MPAGB from Dundee

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Sat 26 Jan 2013 - (Saturday) Public Opening of the Annual Exhibition

10:00am

<p>We will probably hang the exhibition on Fri 25 January - more information later.</p>

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Wed 23 Jan 2013 - Results of Round 3 of the Print League Competition

7:15pm

judged by Alan McCormick LRPS from Hexham

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Mon 21 Jan 2013 - Holywood comes to Lovers Walk

7:30pm

<p>Just a wee reminder that the meeting is at Rod&#39;s studio tonight remember to bring your camera and a flash gun to trigger the flash units Have fun.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Margaret</p><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>A brief chat about the studio and photographing people&nbsp;- whatever you want to know - and then some fun photographing each other.</div>

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Wed 16 Jan 2013 - Snowdon and other Welsh Bumps

7:30pm

David, Mick & Simon take us on their annual mountain trek . . . this year to North Wales

<strong>Plus - Puns and Other Funny Pictures<strong>

You provide some imaginative digital images suggesting the name of a film, book, song, phrase or well known saying . . . . the rest of us have to guess what it is. Or you can just go for a laugh!

<strong>Plus - Final date to hand in your panel of pictures for the Annual Exhibition. <//strong>

This year, the exhibition will be hung in the Studios.

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Wed 9 Jan 2013 - Some Bird Photography Adventures in Dumfriesshire with Edmund Fellowes MPAGB ARPS

7:30pm

Edmund returns to provide us with his ‘annual lecture’.

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Tue 1 Jan 2013 - Happy New Year

12:00am
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Wed 19 Dec 2012 - The Xmas Quiz and Charity Raffle

7:30pm

devised and presented by John McVie DPAGB

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Wed 12 Dec 2012 - Simon "In the RAW"

7:30pm

Simon MPAGB EFIAP will show us how to get the best from our RAW files, with particular reference to Adobe’s Camera Raw conversion software. It can do far more for you than you might imagine!

<strong>Plus – Final Online Entry for Round Three of the PDI League Competition and nearly the Final Online Entry of the Titles for Round Three of both Print League Competitions.</strong> Actual Prints must also be Handed In by this date but will only be accepted into the competition if the Titles have been entered online by the due date.

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Sat 8 Dec 2012 - Permajet Printing Workshop

10:00am
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Wed 5 Dec 2012 - Results of Round 2 of the Print League Competition

7:15pm

judged by Dave Symonds FRPS EFIAP from Newton Stewart.

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Tue 4 Dec 2012 - (Tuesday) Workshop 'Bridge'

7:30pm

An evening's tutorial around Adobe Bridge by John Pearson. It contains lots of features found in Lightroom, but most people think it's just a file browser. So if you're thinking of "jumping ship" to Lightroom come to this talk first! And if you're already a Bridge user, check whether you are using all the features.

I'll cover features like ........

Downloading and editing after a shoot
File browsing and searching
Different kinds of previews
Using the breadcrubs (No, it's not a cookery course!!)
Displaying key...

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Wed 28 Nov 2012 - Results of Round 2 of the PDI League Competition

7:15pm

judged by Vince Rooker ARPS DPAGB EFIAP APAGB from Cramlington

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Tue 27 Nov 2012 - Postponed Again - Studio Night

7:30pm

<p>I&#39;m really sorry to postpone this again.&nbsp; I left it too late to book a model and I&#39;m now in Ireland until Tuesday.</p><p>I will keep you all on my list and I will get a couple of shoots going in the early New Year.</p><p>A picture taking opportunity with Rod Wheelans in his studio.&nbsp;&nbsp; There will be a charge&nbsp;of &pound;7&nbsp;to cover the cost of model/s and I can schedule 9 people working in 3s for 40 mins each trio.&nbsp;&nbsp;I intend to&nbsp;schedule another.&nbsp; If there is...

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Wed 21 Nov 2012 - My Favourite Photographs

7:30pm

Share some of your own favourite pictures with other club members, regardless of how old they might be, and tell us why they are special to you.

<strong>Plus - How did we get on at the SPF Inter-Club PDI Championship last Saturday?<strong>

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Wed 14 Nov 2012 - Colour - A Pigment of Your Imagination.

7:30pm

An Interactive Evening about Colour with Gordon Jenkins from Chorley. A lot more fun than it possibly sounds!

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Sat 10 Nov 2012 - Western Area Battle

5:00pm
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Wed 7 Nov 2012 - GB Cup and Pairs Competition

7:30pm

The GB Cup is the biggest Inter-Club competition in the UK, maybe the world. This PDI show brings you the best club photographs of 2012 from 350 UK Clubs. Runs in two halves of about 30 minutes.

<strong>Plus - Results of the Pairs Project.<strong>

This is your chance to vote for the Best Panel and the Best Single picture.

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Tue 6 Nov 2012 - POSTPONED (Tuesday) Studio Night

7:30pm

A picture taking opportunity with Rod Wheelans in his studio. Maximum of 6 participants. There will be a charge (perhaps £10) to cover the cost of model/s. If there is sufficient demand we may schedule another.

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Sat 3 Nov 2012 - Printing Workshop

10:00am
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Wed 31 Oct 2012 - Discussion of the Entries to Round 1 of our League Competitions

7:30pm

you’ve heard what the judge thinks . . . . now it’s your turn!

<strong>Plus - If you didn't manage to go you can find out how we got on in the UK (PAGB) Inter-Club Print Championship.<strong>

<strong>Plus – Final Online Entry for Round Two of the PDI League Competition on 28 November and Final Online Entry of the Titles for Round Two of both Print League Competitions on 5 December.</strong> The Actual Prints will be accepted up to 7 November but ONLY if the Titles have been submitted by the Online Entry Date.

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Wed 24 Oct 2012 - Results of Round 1 of the PDI League Competition

6:15pm

Judged by Alan Porrett DPAGB APAGB AFIAP ARPS from Whitley Bay

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Wed 17 Oct 2012 - Results of Round 1 of the Print League Competition

6:15pm

Judged by the popular Malcolm Kus DPAGB EFIAP/b ARPS from Alnwick

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Sun 14 Oct 2012 - NCPF Judges Seminar

9:00am
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Sat 13 Oct 2012 - FUTUREPROOF

9:00am
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Wed 10 Oct 2012 - An Evening of Portraiture with Kim Ayres from Castle Douglas

6:30pm

Kim is a member of the recently founded Galloway Photographic Collective.

He is particularly noted for his stylish portraits.

For a sample of Kim’s work visit www.gallowayphotocollective.co.uk

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Sun 7 Oct 2012 - Back to Basics

9:30am
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Wed 3 Oct 2012 - Photo Retouching Skills night

6:30pm

An update on the skills and techniques required to improve your photography. Details TBA.

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Tue 2 Oct 2012 - CANCELLED (Tuesday)

6:30pm

A Tuesday Extra workshop in Gracefield yet to be specified.
Everyone is welcome and there will be a small charge to cover the cost of the room.

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Wed 26 Sep 2012 - Print Discussion

6:30pm

Bring along some of your recent prints, or even "works in progress" for discussion with fellow members in small groups.

<strong>Plus - Results of the Alba Competition.</strong>

<strong>Plus - the Launch of the ‘Pairs Project’</strong>

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Wed 19 Sep 2012 - Wish You Were Here

6:30pm

Bring along a small selection of your holiday snaps. On this evening we are far more interested in the place, and your experiences there, than we are in the quality of the photographs.

<strong>Plus – Final Online Entry for Round One of the PDI League Competition judged on 24 October and Final Online Entry of the Titles for Round One of both Print League Competitions judged on 17 October.</strong> Actual Prints will be accepted up to 26 September but ONLY if the Titles have been submitted by the Online Entry Date.

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Wed 12 Sep 2012 - GB Cup 2012. An AV Presentation of the best Nature entries.

6:30pm

The GB Cup is a competition for Projected Digital Images open to every club in Britain. By far the biggest Inter-Club competition the UK has ever had - and it is judged in Islesteps!

<strong>Plus Introduction to our Print and PDI League Competitions<strong>

Rod & Mick will outline the entry requirements and rules for our Print and PDI League Competitions.

<strong>Plus - Hand in for Alba calendar competition<strong>

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Wed 5 Sep 2012 - Hungary for Birds with Mick Durham MPAGB ARPS

6:30pm

Following an ornithological trip to Hungary in May 2012, Mick will regale us with stories of his adventures (12 hours in a hide on a windswept mountainside?) and share with us some more of his wonderful images.

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Wed 29 Aug 2012 - sdfds

9:45pm
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Wed 29 Aug 2012 - Opening Night (a warm welcome to Dumfries Camera Club)

6:30pm

This will include a report about our performance at the UK National (PAGB) PDI Championships held in Warwick in June.

<strong>Plus - A brief introduction to the website <strong>

<strong>Plus - Puns and Other Funny Pictures<strong>

A look back at some of the humorous images produced a couple of years ago, prior to a similar event to be held later in the season (January 2013).

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