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Portland Camera Club
Isle of Portland, Dorset, United Kingdom
2016-17
For reference, here is the 2016-17 Season events & Club Programme.

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

Sep 2016
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7th
7:30pm Open Evening
Various activities and displays run by members to attract others.
18th
10am Trip Boat trip on the "Fleet Explorer". Max 12 people - *fully booked*
21st
7:30pm Club Comp & Talk
"General" competition to be judged by John Tilsley of Dorchester CC.
John will talk about some of his latest work after the break.
Oct 2016
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5th
7:30pm Club Comp & Talk "Macro / Close-up" competition judged by Dee & Geoff Wareham who will give a talk in the second half of the evening.
15th 16th
10am to 4pm
Event 32nd Annual IoPHT Photographic Competition
19th
7:30pm Guest Speaker "Introduction to Astrophotography" (Updated) by John Gifford.
26th
7:30pm Practical Astrophotography night. Meet at the viewpoint above Church Ope Cove (by the top of the steps).
Nov 2016
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2nd
7:30pm Club Comp Talk "Land/Seascape" club competition to be judged by Sid Jones who will give a talk after the break.
16th
7:30pm Practical Session
"Completely in the Dark" - Night photography and light-painting etc with Penny Piddock.
30th
7:30pm Club Comp Talk "Shadows & Silhouettes" club comp to be judged by Stuart Morris who will present a talk & video later.
Dec 2016
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14th
7:30pm Social & Club Evening
Christmas Party and Fish & Chip Supper. Following this is a  "Guess the Abstract" exercise.
Jan 2017
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11th
7:30pm Club Comp Talk "Flowers" club competition to be judged by Penny Piddock who will give a talk after the break.
25th
7:30pm Guest Speaker
A two-part evening with two talks by Colin Tracy on "Photography and Spirituality" and "Is Photography Art?".
Feb 2017
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6th
10:30am Club Event Stone Firm tour. A guided tour and some photo opportunities of a local craft.
8th
7:30pm Club Comp Talk "Windows & Doors" competition to be judged by Barry Welch. Subject of talk TBC.
15th
7pm Extra Club Evening
BLC Image selection to which all members are welcome.
22nd
7:30pm Tutorial Image Editing - contents and presenter to be confirmed.
28th
7:30pm

Inter- Club Comp

Brian Lynch Challenge v Weymouth CC who are hosting it this year.
Mar 2017
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8th
7:30pm Club Comp Talk "Wildlife" club competition to be judged by Garry Hayball. After the break, Garry will give a talk entitled "My Wildlife Images".
22nd
7:30pm Club Night
"Ask the Panel" evening with questions answered by four experts of two members and two guests.
Apr 2017
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5th
7:30pm Club Comp Talk "Sport" club comp to be judged by Denise Ryan, then a presentation of "Experiences of a stunt performer in film & television".
26th
6pm
Club Night "10 Shot Challenge" (first part)
May 2017
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6th
11am Club Event "Tour of St. George's Church". A guided tour and some photo opportunities.
10th
7:30pm Club Night Flash Workshop - a talk & demo by a club member with a practical session afterwards.
24th
7:30pm AGM Chance to air your views on the club and vote for programme items, events & outing locations etc.
June 2017
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7th
7:30pm End of Season Social General Knowledge Quiz - hosted by Ken. Friends & family welcome.
10th
9am Summer Outing Brownsea Island + Poole Quay and Poole Park.
July 2017
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5th
TBA Summer Outing Church Ope, East Weares & Wakeham.
26th
TBA Summer Outing Portland Bill and suroundings (North to Longstone Crane, Old Lower Light and NCI Lookout).
Aug 2017
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20th
TBA Summer Outing West Bay, Bridport & Burton Bradstock.


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