Programme of events 2021 - 2022


We have some themed competitions for the 2021/22 DPI League:


11th October 2021 – Open subject.

6th December 2021 – Nature (including flora) and animals in the wild or captivity (no pets please).

24th January 2022 – Landscape, Seascape and Urban Landscape.

21st March 2022 – Open Mono (any subject, straight or creative and any mono colour ie black and white, sepia, cyanotype etc).


You can submit 3 images per competition.


Here are some things you can be working on over the year:


13th September 2021 SUMMER CHALLENGE:  ESSENCE OF A PLACE – SHOW UP TO 6 IMAGES THAT PORTRAYS YOUR INTERPRETATION OF A TOWN OR PLACE.  This can be anything you like, including a garden, building, town, park, seaside resort etc.

7th March 2022 – show your Audio Visual presentations.

4th April 2022 – show your panels following Roger Hance’s talk on 10th January 2022.

16th May 2022 – Another Project evening as the last one was so popular.  Up to 10 images allowed.  Choose your subject and get cracking! 


Programme for 2021 / 2022 Season

Meetings at Whitstable Rugby Club 7:30 pm

13th September: Welcome Back.  Show photos from the Summer Challenge – Essence of a Place – show up to 6 images that portrays your interpretation of a town or place

27th September:  Speaker Derek Michalski on Infra Red Photography

4th October:  Last hand in date for DPI Round 1 (Subject Open)

11th October:  DPI Round 1 Judge: Paul Parkinson LRPS CPAGB.  Subject: Open

25th October:  Speaker Caroline Preece LRPS with “Tools not Rules” (Zoom)

8th November:  Members’ Evening – Still Life tuition by Kirsty Ralfs ARPS QGP

22nd November:  Speaker Ruth Grindrod with Colours, Tones and Textures.  7.30pm start. Meet in the hall, speaker on Zoom. Find out more about her photography on her website,

29th November:  Last hand in date for DPI Round 2 (Subject Nature and Animals in the wild or captivity)

6th December:  DPI Round 2 Judge Sue Green ARPS DPAGB Subject: Nature (including flora) and animals in the wild or captivity. On Zoom, not in the hall!

14th December: DPI Battle with Malling Photographic Society (Tuesday) hosted by Malling PS (Online, 8pm) 

20th December:  Christmas get together On Zoom, not in the hall!

27th December and 3rd January NO MEETINGS

10th January:  Speaker Roger Hance FRPS AFIAP BPE5 “Working in Panels”. This will be on Zoom, not in the hall!

17th January:  Last hand in date for DPI Round 3 (Subject Landscape/Seascape/Urban landscape) 

24th January:  DPI Round 3 Judge: Andy Smith LRPS CPAGB

Subject: Landscape/seascape/urban landscape. On Zoom.

7th February:  Members’ Evening – Show still life images, then "An Introduction to AV’s" talk by John Newell, in which he will show us all how to create an audio visual presentation.

21st February:  Speaker: David Jenner, "Night and Day Panoramas", more information on his web site.

7th March:  Members’ Evening – show AV’s

7th March:  Last date to hand in prints for Swale Trophy and battle with Herne Bay

14th March:  Last hand in date for DPI Round 4 (Subject Mono)

21st March:  DPI Round 4 Judge Pat Couder CPAGB BPE1 QPSA Subject: Open Mono

22nd March Battle against Herne Bay, at Herne Bay, doors open 7:30 for 8pm start. Beacon Centre, 78 Sea Street, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 8QE. Judge: Paul Parkinson ARPS CPAGB BPE2*

4th April:  Members’ Evening – Show your panel images

18th April:  NO MEETING - EASTER

25th April:  Best of Year DPI League & "Your Best Print of the Year"; Judge Tony Bentley ARPS CPAGB

9th May:  Swale Trophy (3 way battle with Faversham and Sittingbourne) at Whitstable, judged by  Chris Shore FRPS MPAGB EFIAP BPE5*

16th May: Members’ Evening – Project Evening

23rd May:  AGM