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Mid Argyll Camera Club

Mid Argyll Camera Club

Programme of events 2011/12

The 2012-13 programme will be here when it is closer to being fixed.

Meetings were on Wednesdays, and usually last from 7.30 to 10pm, with a refreshment break. The times will be earlier in 2012/13

. . .kinds of events
.Presentation, by visitors, by members, or on DVD
.Members' show & tell with ideas exchange.Activity with other groups
.Practical workshop - with laptops or with cameras.Photoshoot outing
.Competition.Social evening, AGM

2011 October to December

date.eventswhat to bring
5 Oct
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  • Refreshments & welcome to old & new members
  • Looking back, from last year - digital and printed images
  • Looking forward, project with Fyne Arts Club
  • Basic principles
    1. Presentation by Gordon Doughty Photography from Feeling to Frame.
    2. Discussion of basic photographic “rules”; ideas will be used on “show” nights for sharing of expertise.
    3. Practical - Camera functions & settings; paired working with cameras if required
Bring camera and instruction book if you can
12 Oct.1st workshop, with laptops
  1. Using software to change / add backgrounds
  2. Presenting images for competition, resizing, adding borders
  • Bring entries for in house abstract competition - maximum 3 per members
  • Discuss and select location for shots using basic principles, needed for TLC Night with Stan & Lorna. One original and one edited image required by 7th December, from last year - digital and printed images
Bring laptop if you have one

Bring digital entries for in house abstract competition
19 Oct.In-house competition - Abstract
  • hand in entries for first competition; colour prints, mono prints, digital images, & special subject competition ("Earning a Living" or "People in the Workplace" (see rules)

Bring entries for 1st competition. If you need mount board, ask Jimmy who holds a low-cost supply for members.
26 Oct.Show & tell - images from Camera Club Outings - beavers, Loch Coille Bharr, Carradale, Skipness
No scoring - just helpful or admiring comments
Bring maximum 4 images taken during club outing or on own visit
2 Nov.
Presentation - Walter Ritchie, Walter’s Wanders

9 Nov.
1st Competition show, judged by Neil Barlow (Cowal)

16 Nov. Show & tell Local Events
  • Bring 4 digital images taken at local events
4 digital images taken at local events
23 Nov.Blood donors - no indoor club - possible outdoor activity?
30 Nov.
Presentation - Scott Murray, Landscape Photography.

7 Dec.2nd workshop. with laptops
  1. Content to be decided
  • Bring digital image, original and edited version for TLC Night with Stan and Lorna on 1st Feb
Bring laptop if you have one

Bring digital images for TLC night
14 Dec.Social evening
Digital or printed Christmas card - 2 images per member

Bring Christmas cards
and something to eat or drink

2012 January to Summer

date.eventswhat to bring
11 Jan.
Select images for Frank Walton competition
- bring maximum 6 images
Bring up to 6 images
18 Jan.Presentation - Dingwall Portfolio
  • Bring entries for second competition; colour prints, mono prints, digital images, & special subject competition Knick Knacks (see rules)

Bring entries for 2nd competition
25 Jan.
Presentation - Beginners’ choice
Shared presentation by three beginner members presenting own work

1 Feb.
3rd workshop - TLC
led by Stan Miller & Lorna McDonald (Carluke)

8 Feb.
Second Competition
show, judged by Scott Murray (Lochgilphead)

15 Feb.Presentation - 17th Shrewsbury Open Photography Exhibition
and image editing workshop with laptops
  • Bring entries for final/annual competition
    colour prints, mono prints, digital images, & special subject competition Special Subject (Harmony Trophy) - Bridges, Tunnels, Arches See rules.
Bring entries for final competition
and laptops
22 Feb.Blood donors - no indoor club meeting
29 Feb.
Presentation - Neil MacGregor (Bearsden & Milngavie) Nature & the Landscape.
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7 Mar.
Annual/Final competition show, judged by Hunter Kennedy (Carluke)

Monday 12 Mar.Frank Walton Inter-club Trophy Competition
(Cowall, Helensburgh, MACC, Oban), at Oban
Judge - Alan Gawthorpe (Aberdeen)

14 Mar.
Annual General Meeting

21 Mar.
Annual Dinner & Awards presentation (at ?? Argyll Arms, Ardrishaig)

Summer.Outings, probably at short notice as good photographic opportunities arise, eg for project

You can also see what we did on our 2006/2007 programme, our 2007/2008 programme, our 2008/2009 programme, our 2009/2010 programme and our 2010/2011 programme.

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