Please note - unless otherwise stated - Doors open at 7pm for a 7 30pm start 

Club meetings are free to current members except where noted as "ticketed event". Guests and visitors are welcome; there is a charge of £4 "on the door" for all non-members on ordinary club nights. For visitor/guest access to online Zoom events, please e-mail at least a week before the event to arrange payment and get login details.

Our upcoming events are listed below. You may be able to add this calendar to your own calendar application using one of the following link: Bridport Camera Club calendar - iCal format

Programme of events

The 2020/2021 programme dates are given below. All meetings until at least the end of 2020 will be on-line with Zoom. Zoom meetings typically open at 7pm for social chit-chat with the main presentation typically starting at 7:30pm.

Competition themes for 2020/2021 are:

  * Less is More
  * Food
  * Weather
  * Nature
  * Chairs' Challenge: Built

9 Sep 2020 Opening Night - Postponed AGM followed by an entertaining Introduction to the Programme.

23 Sep 2020 Tom Peck on Portraiture. Knowledgable and thought provoking speaker.

7 Oct 2020 Lara Jane Thorpe shares a wealth of experience in Food Photography.

21 Oct 2020 Tim Booth, award winning fine art photographer on Minimalism.

4 Nov 2020 Peter Dench, photojournalist & Olympus ‘Visionary’. Work from his Archives.

18 Nov 2020 Lewis Bush - Alternative Photography. (Correction: was originally listed as Lewis Day)

2 Dec 2020 John Tilsley - Working towards Photographic Distinctions with RPS and PAGB.

16 Dec 2020 Andrew Marland - images of our industrial heritage - The Industrial Tourist.

6 Jan 2021 Introduction to Lightroom and Photoshopwith Martin Sproul, looking at the benefits of the workflow between the 2 applications. Further in-depth sessions planned for alternate Wednesdays.

20 Jan 2021 Talk by Chris Hilton - Contemporary Travel Photography - and it is not about Sunsets and Selfies

27 Jan 2021 Lightroom (LR) - a deeper dive with Martin Sproul, looking at the work flow of importing images through to some simple post processing in Develop module. Martin will cover importing images on a computer and images that are still on a memory card. He will give a quick tour of the Develop module as a starter

3 Feb 2021 Competition: Minimalism judged by Tim Booth

17 Feb 2021 Nature Photography Four Ways. Four photographers will present their different approaches to creating images from nature

24 Feb 2021 Photoshop (PS) Layers with Martin Sproul, Image Layers and Adjustment Layers; Layer Masks; Managing Layers – creating, naming, copying, moving, grouping etc.

3 Mar 2021 Competition: Food judged by Lara Jane Thorpe

17 March 2021 Competition: Nature Photography, judged by wildlife artist and photographer, Richard Symonds

24 March 2021 Processing into B & W with Martin Sproul, Converting an image in black and white in Lightroom. For Photoshop, Martin will show two methods of converting to black and white before finally introducing Nik Silver Efex.

31 Mar 2021 David Barnikel Eveningwith input from club members. Details TBA

14 Apr 2021 Competiton: Weather judged by John Tilsley

28 Apr 2021 Talk by Valerie Jardin, internationally renowned Street and Travel photographer and X Photograper for Fujifilm USA. This is a club fundraising event - the fee for non-members is TBA

12 May 2021 AGM, Chairs’ Challenge: ‘Built’ (print if we are at the Town Hall, otherwise projected digital) and Social – at the Town Hall we hope!

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