Doors open at 7.30 p.m. Monday evening, events commence at 7.45 p.m. November 2017 6th November “The Lost Soho Foundry” Andrew Lound MSc, BA, FBIS Not photography but fascinating, historical detail of the area.
LAST DAY FOR ENTRIES TO THE ANNUAL EXHIBITION
Saturday 11th November JUDGING ANNUAL EXHIBITION ENTRIES 9.45 a.m. Central Methodist Church, Dudley.
13th November “Traveling With My Camera” Gordon Nicklin
20th November “Sutton Park and Vintage Sports Car Moments David Grounds LRPS **
27th November Studio Night – Practical Portraiture – Bring your camera. Lights and model provided by Kevin Redmond
December 2017 4th December Bring and Buy Sale Money raised for club funds Chief Auctioneer/Salesman/Arm Twister Stewart Stevens - Eric handles the cash.
Last day for entries to Print Competition. Round 2
11th December Print Competition Round 2 Judge: Graham Walton DPAGB **
18th December “More Of My Photography” Mike Edwards ARPS, ABPE, CPAGB/av ** M
25th December No Club Meeting - "Merry Christmas!"
January 2018 1st January No Club Meeting - "Happy New Year!"
8th January "Let's Be Broad Minded" Talk about prints Dr Anne Sutcliffe FRPS,EFIAP, PPSA **
Last Day for Entries to PDI Competition Round 2
SATURDAY 13th January Annual Exhibition Opens Dudley Archives and Local History Centre Tipton Road DY1 4SQ Exhibition open every day except Sunday
15th January Projected Digital Image Competition Round 2 Judge Stephen Clifford CPAGB, BPE2**
22nd January "The First 100 Years" Stories and equipment from long ago Eric Broadbent LRPS, APAGB M
29th January EXHIBITION PRESENTATION EVENING Dudley Archives and Local History Centre 7.30 p.m. for 8.00 p.m.
February 2018 5th February Inter-Club Four Way Battle Dudley, Hagley, Stourbridge, Wall Heath Judge Ralph Duckett MPAGB, APAGB, EFIAP
Saturday 10th February ANNUAL EXHIBITION CLOSES 4.00 P.M.
12th February Table Top Competition Each member to bring two prints, any size, shape, mounted or unmounted Arranged by Sue Warner and Gary Jones M
19th February Studio Night Practical Portraiture - BRING YOUR CAMERA Lights and models provided by Kevin Redmond
Last day for entries to PDI Competition Round 3
26th February Projected Digital Image Competition Round 3 Judge: Peter J. Siviter DPAGB, EFIAP**
March 2018 5th March MCPF Portfolio A touring show of prints and PDI's selected from 2017 "Photofolio Exhibition".
12th March "Using Light" Roger Parry ARPS, MPAGB, Hon.PAGB, EFIAP, ESFIAP** and Judith Parry DPAGB, Hon.PAGB, AFIAP**
19th March Back to Basics - An evening of tips advice, photography and more. So please bring your camera you may need it.
26th March "Travels with My Camera" - W.Ireland, NW Scotland & London Tony Winfield**
Last day for entries to Print Competition Round 3
April 2018 2nd April - No Club Meeting - Easter Egg Hunt 9th April Print Competition – Round 3. Judge: Ian Bailey LRPS, CPAGB**
16th April Studio Night Practical Portraiture - BRING YOUR CAMERA Lights and models provided by Kevin Redmond
Last day for entry to Macro Mono A4 print competition.
23th April Monochrome A4 (Macro Mono)Print Competition. Up to 4 mounted or unmounted A4 prints. Subject must be less than 39” (1 metre) from the camera. Full range of monochrome tones desired. Eric Broadbent LRPS, APAGB will comment. M ** Members vote for the winner
30th April "Infrared and Ireland" - Prints and Digital Keith Burgoyne**
May 2018 Tuesday 1st May Hagley Challenge Holy Trinity Church Hall, High Street, Wordsley DY8 5RU Hagley, Dudley, Stourport, Bridgenorth,do battle all members welcome.
Last day for entries to PDI Competition Round 4
7th May - May Day Bank Holiday - No meeting. 14th May Projected Digital Image Competition Round 4 Judge: Peter J. Clark FRPS, EFIAP/p, APSA MPSA**
21st May "More of the World at 15 mph" AV Presentation by Naomi Johnson
Last day for entries to Print Competition Round 4
28th May - Spring Bank - No Meeting June 2018 4th June Projected Digital Image Competition – Round 4. Judge: Ken Hudson CPAGB, BPE3**
11th June ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING. All club members please attend 18th June "Iceland, Land of Contrasts" Paddy Ruske**
M = Club member. ** = Name appears in MCPF list of lecturers and judges.