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Mid Argyll Camera Club

Mid Argyll Camera Club

Programme of events 2009/10


Meetings usually last from 7.30 to 10pm, with a refreshment break.

2009 October to December

7 Oct
  • Welcome to old & new members.
  • Taped Lecture Introduction to Digital Imaging (60 minutes),
  • followed by question & answer session on basic photography.
14 OctTake Three - Members presentations:
  • Gordon Doughty - Landscape (with a wee camera),
  • Walter Ritchie - Greek Islands,
  • Mary Gillies - Macro Flowers & beasties
21 Oct
  • Review of potential entries for Frank Walton Inter Club competition:
    1. Please bring your best images (up to 10) - ideally JPEG files, size up to 1400 x 1050 pixels (on CD or USB flash drive if possible) - see rules.
    2. Work in pairs in computer room to improve and select 5 best from each for further selection next week.
  • Discuss possible exhibition themes for 2009-2010.

28 OctReview Walton Selections from previous week and select final 15 for Frank Walton competition

4 NovTaped lecture Chasing the Light - Landscape Photography

11 Nov
  • One hour challenge Computer room - Using image / images provided by a member work with partner to digitally improve image
  • view & discuss final images.
  • bring entries for first competition; Special Subject - All Creatures Great & Small (see new rules).
18 NovBlood Donors - No Meeting
25 Nov
  • Print/Slide Presentation by Tony Garman , of photographs by his mother, Pam Garman
  • Hand in images for - Guess Where? each member to take 6 digital images showing images around Lochgilphead & Dalriada area, taken from unusual angles or close up.
2 Dec Guess Where? - Quiz Night.
view images & complete quiz sheets & select suitable images to be printed for print exhibition in centre with quiz sheets for members of the public.

Monday 7 DecFrank Walton Inter Club Trophy Competition (Cowall, Helensburgh, MACC, Oban), at Cowall Camera Club.
Judge - Charlie Moore

9 DecFirst Competition show, judged by Baxter Nisbet

16 DecReview & Social evening

2010 January to Summer

13 Jan
  • Taped lecture Creative Colour Part 1.
  • Bring entries for second competition; Special Subject - Reflections. See rules.
  • Bring 3 entries for abstract competition (27 Jan).
20 JanPresentation Workshop.
Presenting Prints & Images, eg for Competition
  • Mounting Prints (led by Ron Bowe)
  • Framing Digital Images Using Paintshop Pro (and Picassa?) for framing/formatting (led by Mary Gillies)
  • Formatting Digital Images Using Photoshop to format and frame digital images (led by Gordon Doughty) And screen calibration, if time
27Jan
  • Abstract Competition - In house voting.
  • Bring prints for Guess Where Exhibition.
3 FebSecond Competition show, judged by Duncan McEwan (Bridge of Weir).

10 FebScoltish Photographic Federation Portfolio, show of accepted digital images.

17 FebBlood Donors - No Meeting.
24 Feb
  • Practical evening - Portraits - Bring camera, tripod & any lights ( & laptop if you want to edit).
  • Bring entries for final/annual competition : Special Subject (Harmony Trophy) - Earth, Sea & Sky ie Landscape, Seascape, Skyscape. See rules.
3 Mar
  • Taped lecture Creative Colour Part 2 .
  • Bring up to 6 images showing small portion of object for 10 March Macro Images - Guess What.
10 Mar
  • Macro Photography Quiz - Guess What.
  • Bring maximum of 5 images for 17 March Members’ Showcase - your best images, possibly to be considered for future competitions, internal and external.
17 Mar
  • AGM.
  • Members Showcase.
24 MarAnnual/Final Competition show, judged by Stan Miller (Carluke)

31 MarInformal dinner & prizegiving, at Kilmartin Hotel.

Saturday 15th Mayouting for a photoshoot at Tarbert, Loch Fyne

You can also see what we did on our 2006/2007 programme , our 2007/2008 programme and our 2008/2009 programme

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