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Note Programme items highlighted in Red members provide either Digital or print images and Items in Blue are for members' participation.



September 2015
Date Event Comment
7th Open Evening Opportunity for new members to see what we do and review the programme for 2015/16.

Members Display prints.

NOTE: Latest hand in date to Ray MacIntosh of 3 mounted Prints for the members Library exhibition.

14th Print Critique Three mounted prints per member.
21st Chaz Madge (WCPF Lecturer) Prints and Digital. My way (mistakes and all). Colour Management how to do it and how important it is, calibration of your camera to screen and Printer.
28th Out and About Night Photography in a group. (The hall is not available). Painting with light.

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October 2015
Date Event Comment
5th Paul Jones Macro Photography Bring your camera with you. Bring your camera, tripod, lenses, remote trigger release. Short talk on technique and equipment then practical session with 4 setups with lighting for us take pictures and Paul will provide tuition/advice.
12th Alan Humphries Alan will present his latest project Kerala (SW India).
19th Andy Beel FRPS Digital and Monochrome prints. Andy will give his latest lecture "Every picture tells a story"
26th Lea Tippett Lea will present his stunning images and explain some of his techniques and present the latest Sigma technology.

Note: Latest hand in of digital images for Critique.

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November 2015
Date Event Comment
2nd Digital Critique Outside Critique TBA. 3 images per member. No images accepted on the evening.
9th Still Life Practical evening. Bring your camera etc. along and take images. 4 tables set up and then put images up on the screen for others to see.
16th Penny and Spike Piddock Underwater photography AV and Prints
23rd Change of Programme


Winter Photography

Winter light, frost, floods and snow present great challenges and opportunities for outdoor photography. Images of winter in Britain, Yellowstone and Arctic Norway show landscapes transformed, wildlife spectacles unfold and capture the elusive beauty of the aurora borealis. More details of the evening (

30th Members AV evening Chance to bring along your AVs (executable files preferred) or bring your own computer or tablet to show them via an HDMI connection.

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December 2015
Date Event Comment
4th Christmas Dinner No meeting at hall.
7th Leigh Preston FRPS, EFIAP, MPAGB Strong images and lighting!!
14th Chris Weston Wildlife photographer "The extraordinary behaviour of wildlife".

His contemporary approach to photography led to Amateur Photographer magazine describing him as "One of the most dynamic wildlife photographers working today." He specializes in photographing mammals and endangered species and is renowned for his ability to connect with wildlife and reveal the often hidden personalities of his subjects through his images.

NOTE: Latest hand in of digital images Digitial Critique.

21st Digital Critique 3 images per member. No images accepted on the evening.
28th No meeting

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January 2016
Date Event Comment
4th Peter Triggs Cornwall Coast to coast.
11th Print Critique 3 mounted Prints per member. The theme is "Beginning with the Letter T" which is the WCPF Knighthayes Trophy subject so you will be able to submit 2 of these prints for the Trophy.
18th Damian Lovegrove Inspirational images and classic Hollywood lighting. Brings a pro model and demonstrates lighting technique and how he processes the finished image.
25th The London Salon Always controversial

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February 2016
Date Event Comment
1st Members 10 minutes Show us what you get up to in life in or outside of Photography. Much more than just an AV evening.
8th Print Critique (Outside Critique) Outside Critique TBA. 3 Mounted Prints per member.
15th Peter Duce An evening with Peter Duce.

NOTE: Hand in date for Digitial Critique on 23rd February 2015

22nd Digital Critique 3 images per member, no images accepted on the evening.
29th Brian Pettit - Subject TBA The return of the much admired Brian Pettit with his Large Screen High Definition wild life show. (

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March 2016
Date Event Comment
7th Portrait evening Use what we learned from the Damian Lovegorve evening. The club will provide a model and lighting and we can see how we get on with using set ups we have learned.
14th "WCPF Travelling Critique" Prints entered for the Members Exhibition which did not appear in the Main Exhibition (all prints have scored over 11 points).
21st AV Talk - Details TBA Jean and Ernie King one of the WCPF presenters will be giving an AV /talk.
28th Easter Monday No meeting.

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April 2016
Date Event Comment
4th Bristol Salon
11th Annual General Meeting Your chance to have your say or join the Committee.
18th Victoria Hillman - Creative Nature Looks at my more creative and artistic work and covers how I took the shot including lighting and composition. This is a more technical talk and will include camera settings.
25th Matilda Temply Somerset Levels pictures and Travel.

NOTE: Hand in date for Digitial Critique. (Note by e-mail latest 2nd May)

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May 2016
Date Event Comment
2nd Bank Holiday No meeting
9th Digital Critique 3 images per member, no images accepted on the evening.
16th Backwell Camera Club Presentation of their work.
23rd Digital and Prints An opportunity for members to present their favourite 3 mounted prints or 3 digital images taken over the winter.
30th Spring Bank Holiday

We start our Summer Programme next week. Members may suggest locations and subjects. Let Mark Howells know by sending an email to and he will put it on our Website.

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June 2016
Date Event Comment
6th Start of the Summer Programme The Summer Programme is Member Driven. Come up with an idea for an evening out, Mondays are usual but a Saturday or Sunday during the day is fine. If you know someone who has something worth visiting then arrange a visit for us, let Mark Howells know by sending an email to and he will put it on our Website.

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End of programme.

The Programme is subject to changes and any changes will be notified to the members at the evening meetings.

Summer Programme 2016

The Summer Programme starts on Monday 6th June 2016. If you have any queries or need further information please email Mark Howells.

Dates for your Diary

8th February 2016

WCPF Members Digital Projected Image Competition. Competition 8th February 2016 at the Corn Exchange Exeter. Hand in date January 2016.

7th March 2016

Knightshayes Trophy. The subject is The Letter "T". 2 prints per photographer. Must be taken in last 2 years. Competition 7th March 2016. Hand in date February 2016.

March 2016

WCPF Members Exhibition 2016. Hand in date is uaually March 2016.

11th April 2016

Audiovisual Competition. Competition 11th April 2016. Hand in date February 2016.

April 2016

Members Digital Projected Image Competition. Competition April 2016. Hand in date 20th March 2016.

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