Programme of events 2020 - 2021

Meetings will be online until the end of the 2020 - 2021 season, virtual doors open at 7:45pm for an 8pm start.

August 17th

Zoom DPI competition "A Red Patch Somewhere" (RPS) judge Paul Parkinson LRPS CPAGB. Entries to Ros by 11th August.

September 14th
Open Evening: Welcome back to members, show photos from summer challenge subject “Film Title”.

September 28th
Tuition evening – Rupert Brun to explain Nik Efex software including the non-destructive workflow in v3

October 12th

Zoom Speaker: Slawek Staszczuk “Landscape: from idea to processing” Open to guests.

October 19th

Last day to hand in images for DPI Round 1.

October 26th

DPI League Round 1. Judge Pat Couder CPAGB BPE1. Subject: Open

November 9th

Zoom Speaker – Steve Carroll ARPS “Chilly” Photos from cold places

November 16th

Last day to hand in images for DPI Creative

November 23rd

DPI Creative Competition. Judge Janine Ball DPAGB ARPS BPE3*

November 30th

Zoom Speaker Ashley Fuggle, "Astrophotography without a Telescope"

Last day to hand in images for DPI Round 2

December 7th

DPI League Round 2. Judge: Paul Dunmall CPAGB QGP. Subject: Open

December 14th

Pre-Christmas online get together in the club pub "The Three Seagulls". Wear your festive jumper and hat, bring your own mulled wine and mince pies. There will be a pub quiz, too.

January 4th

Zoom Talk: "Creative Techniques" by Glenys Garnett

This talk is about using creative in-camera techniques including Intentional Camera Movement and Multiple Exposure. Glenys will also include a section about using vintage lenses and Lensbaby for creative effect. She will talk about how to use the techniques and provide lots of examples and suggestions for creative photography.

Last day to hand in images for DPI Landscape Competition.


January 11th

DPI competition: Landscape/seascape/urban landscape. Judge: Steve Carroll ARPS

January 25th

Member’s evening:  “WHY (I took it)”.  Show and talk about up to 4 images, explaining the reasons you took them together with camera, lens, settings and any post processing.

February 1st

Last day to hand in images for DPI Round 3

February 8th

DPI League Round 3. Judge: Zoe Garnham Archer. Subject: Open.

February 22nd

Zoom Speaker: Joe Houghton, "Mono processing". Joe is an Adobe certified Lightroom expert and will explain how to develop your monochrome images for maximum impact.

March 8th

Zoom Speaker: David Keep “A Project Based Approach to Photography" – producing images with the WOW factor”

March 15th

Last day to hand in images for DPI Round 4

March 22nd

DPI League Round 4. Judge: Steven Galvin LRPS Subject: Open


April 12th

Members' Projects, evening 1. Show a collection of up to 10 images on a theme chosen by yourself.  DPI only, or hold your prints up to your webcam!

April 19th

Speaker: Pat Couder CPAGB BPE1 "P.I.M.S."  The Pat, Ian and Mike Show - a collection of images taken as part of monthly challenges on set themes, and only shot indoors. The 'before and after' images will be shown and we will explain "how we did it", with member participation along the way. Entertaining  and unique.

April 26th

Best of Year DPI. Judge: Paul Parkinson LRPS CPAGB

April 28th

3 Way Battle with Faversham and Sittingbourne at 7pm

Hosted on Zoom, see your email for details.

May 10th

"Photography on the Darkside", a talk by Peter Benson. A fascinating mix of history, beautiful images and night photography hints and tips. You can find out more on his website

May 17th

Members' Projects, evening 2. Show a collection of up to 10 images on a theme chosen by yourself.  DPI only, or hold your prints up to your webcam!

June 21st

AGM and awards