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Portland Camera Club
Isle of Portland, Dorset, United Kingdom
2015-16

For reference, here is the 2015-16 Season events & Club Programme.

Blue   = Regular Wednesday Club meetings.
Red    = Other Club activities.
Green = Outside events with a Club interest.

Sep 2015
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2nd
7:30pm Club Comp
"Summer Outings" competition to be judged by Felix Thompson of Art Asylum. After the break, there will be a short introduction for new members followed by AV presentations of top images from the WCPF region.
16th
7:30pm Guest Speaker By popular demand, we are lucky to have David Boag visit us again. His talk is titled "Photographing Nature More Creatively".
20th
8am Outing Radipole Nature Reserve - "Wildlife & Nature".
30th
7:30pm Club Comp & Talk "Black & White" competition to be judged by Graham Ireland of Wareham CC who will also give us a talk titled "Seeing is Personal".
Oct 2015
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7th
7pm Extra Club Night
Image Selection evening to choose our Wessex Battle 2015 images. All members are welcome to attend.
14th
7:30pm Guest Speakers "An Evening of Getting High" - Firstly, Nigel Clarke will talk about images of the UK taken by the Luftwaffe for WW2. Then Chris Hornby is due to talk about aerial photography with his "Octocopter".
17th 18th
10am to 4pm
Event 31st Annual IoPHT Photographic Competition
25th
TBC Outing Stourhead - "Autumn Colours"
26th
7:30pm Event Wessex Battle 2015 at Dorchester Corn Exchange
28th
7:30pm Club Comp & Talk "Water" competition to be judged by Steve Belasco who will talk about "Images from the Water" in the second half of the evening.
Nov 2015
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11th
7:30pm Guest Speaker Sid Jones visits us for a talk entitled "History of Photography".
25th
7:30pm Studio Night

MEET IN
WEYMOUTH
We are lucky to be able to offer a visit to the new Art Asylum studio and gallery in Weymouth, thanks to Sean Hepburn and Felix Thompson. It is planned that a model will be available for shooting.
Dec 2015
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9th
7:30pm Social & Comp Christmas Party and Fish & Chip Supper. Following this is a  "General" competition which will be judged by Penny Piddock.
Jan 2016
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6th
7:30pm Guest Speakers Penny & Spike Piddock are coming over to give us a talk which is titled "Muck to Magic".
20th
7:30pm Club Comp & Talk
"Portland" competition to be judged by John Tilsley who will present some of his recent work after the break.
Feb 2016
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3rd
7:30pm Workshop Talk on "White Balance" with handout notes and practical plus informal camera surgery.
17th
7:30pm Club Comp & Talk "Reflections" competition judged by Neil Barnes who will give us a talk titled "The Sixth Sense" after the break.
24th
7pm Extra Club Night
Image Selection evening for choosing our BLC 2016 images. All members are welcome to attend.
Mar 2016
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2nd
7:30pm BLC Brian Lynch Challenge 2016 against Weymouth Camera Club. The judge will be Malcolm Macnaughtan.
16th
7:30pm Club Comp & Talk "Portrait" competition to be judged by Greg Thurtle who will give a presentation after the break on the use of "FoCal" lens calibration software.
30th
7:30pm Recorded Lecture & Guest Speaker PAGB Recorded Lecture titled "Altered reality - better than the real thing". Following this, Malcolm Kitto will be talking about "Surrealism Images".
Apr 2016
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13th
7:30pm Club Comp & Talk "Transport" competition judged by Chris Ford who will give us a talk titled "Evolution - The journey behind photographing Chesil Beach using a conceptualist approach" after the break.
17th
TBC Outing Arne RSPB Nature Rerserve
23rd
10am
to
4pm
Event St Georges Centre Open Day.
We intend to mount a display to promote the club.
27th
7:30pm Club Night Brief talk about Still-Life & Macro photography follwed by a practical session. Members to brings cameras, accessories and subjects to photograph.
30th
TBC Outing Day trip by train to London
May 2016
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11th
7:30pm AGM Chance to air your views on the club and vote for programme items, events & outing locations etc.
25th
7:30pm End of Season Social Chris Ford is hosting a "Photography Quiz" - this will be held at the Con Club in Easton.
Jun 2016
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4th
10am
to
4pm
Event Our Annual joint exhibition with the RMW Art Group. This year it will be in the Peter Trim Hall.
12th
10am Summer Outing Minterne Gardens and village.
Jul 2016
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6th
4pm Summer Outing Radipole Nature Reserve.
27th
2pm Summer Outing Upwey Village including the Wishing Well and gardens which are open until 5pm only.
Aug 2016
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27th
10am Summer Outing Tyneham Village and Worbarrow Bay.


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