NAPC PROGRAMME 2022-23

September 2022

 6th        Welcome to the new season. Your committee will entertain you !

13th      SPEAKER     Heather Burns… ‘The only limit to your imagination is your imagination…’    Have a look at Heather’s website to see her very creative work , www.heatherburnsphotography.co.uk      Heather is from Chesterfield and will be giving her lecture at the centre by ZOOM.

         Deadline for PDI entries for round 1 of the monthly open competitions , see Handbook for rules.

20th      Monthly Challenge  These evenings are themed and link in with the themes for the Master Photographer competition at the end of the year. This month’s theme is Architecture .

27th      COMPETITION  Round 1 of the monthly competitions to find the photographer of the year. This round is for PDIs and is judged by Ian Bateman from Exmouth CC.

October

4th        Members Projects  An opportunity for a few members to show the club what they have been up to. They don’t have to be finished projects but work in progress.

11th      SPEAKER  Paul Mitchell….    Paul is a professional Landscape Photographer, just have a look at his website , www.paulmitchellphotography.co.uk  , to see his beautiful work. Paul is out of County so will be presenting at the centre by ZOOM.

                 Deadline for Print entries for round 2 of the monthly open competitions , see Handbook for rules.

18th      Monthly Challenge   These evenings are themed and link in with the themes for the Master Photographer competition at the end of the year. This month’s theme is People at Work.

25th      COMPETITION  Round 2 of the monthly competitions to find the photographer of the year. This round is for Prints  and is judged by Ken Holland from Dawlish and Teignmouth CC.

November

 1st        PAGB lecture  We have access to a great range of lectures produced by  members of the PAGB

8th        SPEAKER  Josephine Collingwood  The Making of the Dartmoor Tors Compendium  This book is the ultimate reference guide to Dartmoor and Josephine will be talking about how she produced it and her other books on Dartmoor. See her website , www.collingwoodphotography.co.uk , to see her wonderful Dartmoor pictures.

15th      WCPF travelling print folio….. a chance to see some of the best print work in the South West

                    Deadline for PDI entries for round 3 of the monthly open competitions , see Handbook for rules.

 22nd       Monthly Challenge   These evenings are themed and link in with the themes for the Master Photographer competition at the end of the year. This month’s theme is  Street Photography.

23rd      SDP League Battle  PDI competition hosted by Exmouth CC

29th      COMPETITION   Round 3 of the monthly competitions to find the photographer of the year. This round is for PDIs  and is judged by Marija Lees from Exeter CC.

December

6th        SPEAKERS   Nick and Heather Bodle   Nick and Heather are renowned print workers and this is a chance to see what they have been producing.

13th      Christmas Social  including our popular Triptych competition !!

January 2023

 3rd        SPEAKER   Barry Beckham   Barry has created a number of very good instructional videos and he has given us permission to freely use what we like for a club evening.

10th      Members Projects  A second opportunity for a few members to show the club what they have been up to. They don’t have to be finished projects but work in progress.

17th      PRACTICAL  Experienced members will lead a session on post processing.

               Deadline for Print entries for round 4 of the monthly open competitions , see Handbook for rules.

24th      Monthly Challenge   These evenings are themed and link in with the themes for the Master Photographer competition at the end of the year. This month’s theme is Forests / Tree(s)

31st      COMPETITION   Round 4 of the monthly competitions to find the photographer of the year. This round is for Prints  and is judged by Nigel West from Dawlish and Teignmouth CC.

February

7th        SPEAKER  David Clapp   David is a regular to our club, now adding banjo playing to his repertoire ! He is always travelling so his work is fresh and very interesting. See his website for a glimpse of what he has been up to, www.davidclapp.co.uk  .

8th        SDP League Battle  Print competition hosted by Dawlish and Teigmouth CC.

14th      President’s Evening

                     Deadline for PDI entries for round 5 of the monthly open competitions , see Handbook for rules.

 21st         SPEAKERS  Sue O’Connell and Peter Brisley    details to follow

 22nd  NAPC visit Dawlish and Teigmouth to entertain them

 28th         COMPETITION   Round 5 of the monthly competitions to find the photographer of the year. This round is for PDIs  and is judged by Peter Hyett from Exmouth CC.

March

7th        Monthly Challenge  Something a bit different for this month, design a postcard from Teignbridge . It can be a montage of more than one picture with writing,  PDIs and Prints .

14th      Speaker  Chas Halsey   You have seen Chas’s company advertising in our Members Handbook, Images2Prints. Chas will talk about printing and papers in the first half and then comment on our printing in the second half so bring a print for him to see.

               Deadline for entries for the Master Photographer Competition, see Handbook for rules.

 21st      SPEAKERS  Club swap…… Dawlish and Teignmouth entertain us with a variety of work.

28th      COMPETITION  Master Photographer judged by Chaz Madge from Exmouth. Members enter 1 picture for each of the 4 themes of  Architecture, People at Work, Street Photography and Forests/Trees.

April

4th        SPEAKERS   Our own Audio Visual Group will be showing their latest AVs, this is very much an anticipated evening.

              Deadline for Images of the Year competition, see handbook for rules.

11th      Locations Groups  During the year members have been out and about, here is a chance to see where they went and what they got up to got up to !

18th      COMPETITIONS   Images of the year     A chance for members to choose the best PDI, Mono Print and Colour print from the work submitted during the year.

 25th      AGM  The time when all members can have their say about how the club is to be run and by whom. 

May

 2nd      Social   Our end of year social and when we find out who is our Photographer of the Year !