Stratford Photo Group | April 2015

7th April - 7.45pm

Presentation at the Clubhouse - MCPF Travelling Portfolio led by Dick Prior.

Demonstration of and discussion about the new club website led by David P Howard.

  • How to create your own Member's Gallery, your own mini-site.
  • How to access and post comments on the blog.

 

14th April - 7.45pm

Panels Competition at the Clubhouse. See the new three-print photo display stand in full action.

  • Sets of three prints, mono, colour, nature, creative. Judge Graham Walton DPAGB.
  • Visit Graham's website.
  • (Don't forget to email Malcolm Ranieri with your titles well beforehand.)

 

16th April - 2pm to 4pm

Workshop at Wellesbourne Village Hall.

'Monochrome' In particular Why? What makes a good Mono? How to convert to mono.

  • Workshop contribution £2 each.
  • Your own work in progress (pix on stix).
  • Issues arising from the Panels Competition.
  • What we do as a group during the summer break from June till September?

 

21st April - 7.45pm

Lecture at the Clubhouse - Raw Conversions by Stewart Band LRPS.

 

23rd April - Stratford Station - 8.26am

Field trip to Birmingham - 'More canals than Venice' led by Malcolm Ranieri FRPS MPAGB.

  • Catching the 8.26am Stratford to Birmingham Snow Hill train, arrive 9.20am.
  • Bring outdoor clothing, stout walking boots, packed lunch and camera gear.
  • Many photo opportunities, picturesque, industrial, derelict, city life, people, wildlife.
  • Return time flexible, trains are hourly.
  • Email Malcolm to express an interest.
  • Photo Gallery from the trip is here.

 

28th April - 7.45pm

Workshop at the Clubhouse - Studio Challenge by Stewart Band LRPS.

  • Workshop contribution £2 each.
  • Bring cameras and lenses with close up capability (and a few laptops).
  • After a short tutorial, teams of 4 to 5 members will set to work on a brief using lighting set ups supplied.
  • Bring supplementary flash if you wish.
  • Bring along your own object(s) if you want.
  • Teams to select best image for final adjudication - massive prizes (only kidding!)

 

30th April - 2pm to 4pm

Workshop at Wellesbourne Village Hall.

  • Workshop contribution £2 each.