© Leeds Photographic Society 2016
FUTURE EVENTS SUMMER 2017
Unless otherwise stated all meetings are on Tuesdays at 7·30pm
(VS) denotes a Visiting Speaker
(MT) denotes a Talk by a current Member
(A/V) denotes an audio-visual presentation
(O) denotes a Society Outing
(T) denotes a tutorial
JULY 18th Knockout competition - as usual the judging will be a lively event. The winner will receive the Patrick Parkinson Memorial Bowl.
Summer project April 11th to 5th September 2017:
Five of a Kind: This year's project is to create a panel of five digital images. The images must have a common theme and should be photographed in a similar style to form a single body of work. The projects should be handed in on the 5th of September for showing and judging the week after on the 12th. There will be an award for the best entry.
WINTER PROGRAMME 2017 / 2018
5th September - The three core skills required to get the best out of Lightroom – Ken Fisher
“Gerrit in, fettle it, and gerrit aht” as he puts it. A translator will be available on the night.
Hand in 'Five of a Kind'
12th September – Summer Project – Five of a Kind - Members show and explain their 'Five of a Kind' images. An award will be made to the panel of images which has been judged the winner. Please see website for full details.
Hand in LPS 1: Digital images: Mono themed – Junk , Colour – Open.
19th September - LPS 1: Digital images: Mono themed – Junk, Colour – Open. Judge: Christine Hartley. Swinton.
26th September - Tales from the Moors Country - Nicola Taylor
A collection of self portraits inspired by folklore and fairy tales. Nicola will discuss developing a theme and a personal style from your own interests as well as how to create images that tell a story.
Hand in Inter Club 1: Set subject – Emergency 999, Set theme – Still life.
3rd October - Inter Club 1 selection
After the break: Members are invited to show any images taken on the LPS organised outings during Summer 2017.
10th October - Members' night: Photo documentaries that tell a story.
Hand in LPS 2: Prints Mono themed – Movement, Colour – Open.
17th October - Breaking the Rules - Jason Theaker
Photography is a creative rewarding activity that is enjoyed by many, but over time rules have developed to help beginners learn the basics. This is useful, but sadly can be overly used to the detriment of the image. This talk will explore some of the rules and take a light hearted look at why rules should be broken.
Hand in Inter Club 2: Set subject – Photographing sound, Set theme – Sport/Photojournalism.
24th October - LPS 2: Prints: Mono themed – Movement, Colour – Open. Judge: Tony Caunt LRPS. Bradford.
Hand in Robinson and Awmack entries
31st October - The black and white world of Gavin Prest - A talk about the approach, view and techniques used by Gavin for his fine art based portraits and people images.
7th November - Annual Dinner
Robinson and Awmack Judging: Ray Brammall ARPS, DPAGB, APAGB, EFIAP. Doncaster
14th November - Inter Club 2 selection
After the break: Following the presentation on Oct 17th by Jason Theaker – 'Breaking the Rules', members are invited to create and show their own version.
Hand in LPS 3: Digital images: Colour themed – A Book Title, Mono – Open.
21st November - A documentary eye in the world of commercial photography – Olivia Brabbs – is a commercial and wedding photographer. She will share experiences and images with a focus on her documentary approach to commercial photography. She will also touch on her style of natural storytelling wedding photography and share experiences of being a second generation photographer following in the footsteps of her father, the renowned landscape photographer and author – Derry Brabbs
28th November - LPS 3: Digital images: Colour themed – A Book Title, Mono – Open. Judge: Sally Sallett ARPS, AFIAP, CPAGB, BPE3*. Wakefield
5th December – A Professional's Approach to Outdoor Photography – Guy Edwardes – 25 years worth of landscape and nature photography tips and techniques with images from around the world
Hand in Ladies v Gents images
12th December - Members' winter outing – The Victoria Quarter 7pm to 9pm.
19th December - Ladies v Gents – the chance for revenge!
2nd January - President's Evening
Hand in LPS 4: Prints: Colour themed – Nature in Close up, Mono – Open.
9th January - Members' night – 2017 in review – this is an opportunity for you to show up to 12 images taken in 2017
16th January – LPS 4: Prints: Colour themed – Nature in Close up, Mono – Open. Judge: Keaton Roebuck. Pontefract
Hand in Interclub 3 images: Set subject – Reflections, Set theme – Record.
23rd January – Photoshop – Phil Ogden - Phil will explain (in detail) various design methods used in his use of Photoshop during the creation of the botanical design book, ‘Ogden’s Garden’. This will include:- 1. Multi-layering and image composition. 2. Combining original photography with original artwork. 3. Utilising textures & masks. 4. Introducing ‘keyboard shortcuts’ to his work.
Phil will show these 'step by step' processes, some print examples and one or two videos highlighting certain aspects. [NB: There’ll be plenty of opportunity for some fun, too!]
Hand in LPS 5: Digital images: Mono themed – After dark, Colour – Open.
30th January - Inter Club 3 selection.
After the break: Having had a wonderful evening photographing Victoria Quarter (and surrounds) in December, members are invited to show their take on 'Christmas in Leeds', including their images from that outing and some more.
Hand in YPU entries
6th February - LPS 5: Digital images: Mono themed – After dark, Colour – Open. Judge: David Goodier LRPS, LSWPP. Barnsley.
Hand in Inter Club 4 images: Set subject: Minimal Set theme: Nature.
13th February – Quarries - Interaction of people to landscape – Colin Shaw - a look at Colin's photographic work over the last 40+ years with the recurring theme of landscape and people.
Hand in LPS 6: Prints: Colour themed – Autumn, Mono – Open.
20th February - Inter Club 4 selection
After the break: Do you prefer colour or mono? This is your opportunity to show 3 images, each one in mono and then colour and to explain which you prefer and why.
27th February - LPS 6: Prints: Colour themed – Autumn, Mono – Open. Judge: Duncan Webb. Leeds.
6th March – Filey Wildlife – Mark Pearson
As an obsessive local naturalist at this east coast wildlife hotspot, Mark has spent the last five years stalking the corners of his local patch with his finger on the trigger at every turn. The results include unique captures of the common, scarce and extremely rare, many of which have been published in national magazines, on websites and in books. Mark brings his experience of fieldcraft – the key element in getting the best bird and wildlife photographs – with a wide range of his best shots for the society to enjoy.
Hand in Annual Exhibition entries
13th March - Members' night – the critics view is a chance to have constructive feedback, of some of your images, from our more experienced photographers.
20th March - Annual Exhibition judging – Prints. Judge: Martin Litchfield CPAGB. Doncaster.
27th March - Annual Exhibition judging – Digital images. . Judge: Geoff France. Holmfirth.
3rd April – Easter – no meeting
10th April – AGM - an opportunity for you to express your opinions on the organisation of the Society and its future direction.
17th April - No meeting
24th April - Start of Summer programme