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programme 2017

MARCH

21

Welcome Evening. an introduction to the new season, followed by a social evening with a PDI show of some of the best work from the previous season.

29

Digital Workshop & Camera Clinic. Practical demonstrations with advice and help with digital editing and your camera gear. Also Aperture Woolwich competition rules and print presentation.

APRIL

4

Extraordinary General Meeting (Members only)

11

Studio Night. Guest model in our studio, with table top/still-life and other activities in the main room.

18

How Dare You! Back again by popular demand this is your chance to question a judge's critique of your work. Guest judge Richard Walton steps back into the arena for another gladatorial session!

25

The Bob 1 DPI Competition. First round of our annual PDI competition. Open theme, colour or mono, with guest judge. Please see How to prepare images for our DPI competitions.

MAY

2

Guest Speaker: Cathy Roberts FRPS presents 'Ways of Seeing'.

9

Studio Night. Guest model in our studio, table top and other activities in the main room.
(Prints HAND-IN for next week's competition)

16

The Aperture Trophy 1. The first round of our print competition. Open theme, colour or mono. With guest Judge.

23

Members' Mini-Talks: An opportunity for AWPS Members to present and discuss their own work.

30

TBC
('Panel of Three' PRINTS HAND-IN for next week's competition)

JUNE

6

'Panel of Three'. 3 x PRINTED images on a theme of your choice. (See the club website for previous entries and competition rules).

13

Guest Speaker: Jerry Webb

20

Photographic Treasure Hunt. Greenwich, start at the Cutty Sark ship at 7.45pm, end up in the Cutty Sark pub for grog and booty!

27

Studio Night. Guest model in our studio, photography opportunties in the library and gardens.

JULY

4

The Bob 2 PDI competition. Themed: 'Monochrome', With guest Judge Carol White-Griffiths LRPS

11

Guest Speaker: Richard Walton - Print talk with PermaJet paper deals.
(Prints HAND-IN for next week's competition)

18

The Aperture Trophy 2. Second round of our print competition. Open Theme With guest Judge Roger Force FRPS DPAGB APAGB.

25

TBC

AUGUST

1

Studio Night. Guest model in our studio, photography opportunties in the library and gardens.

8

Guest Speakers: Ian Brash and Mike Bromley present, 'Creative Minds'

(Print HAND-IN for next week's competition)

15

The Aperture Trophy 3. Print competition, Open theme, colour or mono. With guest Judge Dave Mason.

22

Digital Workshop & Camera Clinic. Practical demonstrations, with help and advice on digital editing and your camera gear.

29

The Bob 3 PDI competition. Themed: 'Movement'. Colour or mono. With guest Judge Gerald Kityakara LRPS.

SEPTEMBER

5

Guest Speaker: Vanda Relevska

12

Studio Night. Still-Life in our studio and photography opportunties, including portrature lighting in the main room.

19

Digital Workshop. Practical demonstration on Photo-Montage.

26

Guest Speaker: Mike Curry

OCTOBER

3

The Bob 4 PDI competition. Open Theme. Judge: Ian Brash.

10

Digital Workshop. Practical demonstrations and help with digital image editing.
(Print HAND-IN for next week's competition)

17

The Aperture Trophy 4. Final round of our Print competition.
Theme: MONOCHROME, any subject. With guest Judge Sue Chapman ARPS, CPAGB.

24

Inter-Club competition. We host an early round of the FSLPS comps.

31

'Taken on a Mobile' Enter up to 3 images into this PDI competition. They must all have been taken AND edited on a smartphone or tablet.
(The rules are here)

NOVEMBER

7

Studio Night: our last session in the studio and main room this season will be a creative spectacular of mind-blowing, eye-popping photographical awesomeness (it says here!).

14

Play It Again! Your second chance to enter up to 2 prints and 2 PDIs that didn't place in the top 4 in previous rounds of our internal comps. With guest judge.

21

TBC

28

Finals Night: A top Judge will be invited to select our PDI and Print of the Year.

DECEMBER

5

AGM. Annual General Meeting followed by Prize-giving and Social Evening
(this usually means cake!)

12

AWPS Christmas Dinner. Our final event of the season is our annual crimbo chow-down at a choice local eatery.

WINTER BREAK - our next season begins March 2018

This programme is subject to change. Aperture Woolwich Photographic Society accepts no responsibility for personal injury resulting from an individual’s attendance at outdoor events and activities co-ordinated by members of the Society, or for damage to property due to use of personal equipment. Please note that any such participation is undertaken at the individual’s own risk.

All club meetings are held on Tuesday evenings from 7.45pm – 10pm in the library at Shrewsbury House Community Centre, unless otherwise stated. Changes to this programme will be emailed to Members and posted on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/groups/ApertureMembers

AWPS event

Studio night

PDI competition

Print competition

Guest Speaker

Outdoor event

Practical Workshop

Inter-club event

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