Calendar 2018 / 19 Draft

The Barrow Digital Photography Club itinery for 2018 / 19 is shown below.

The itinery is subject to change as there are a number of session that require. a volunteer to run and some gaps to fill.

A printable version is attached BDPC 2018-19 PROGRAMME

11th SeptWelcome Back Pie & PeasCommitteePie & Peas
18th SeptOutdoor shoot Roa IslandALLRoa Island
25th SeptOutdoor shoot
Craigs Groyne WalneyALLCraigs Groyne Walney
2nd OctCommittee meeting & Digital Critque NightThis is for All members to bring in four images being two black and white and two colour images, where the club will critique the images.
9th OctGuest Speaker Gerald Chamberlin Black & WhiteAndy
16th OctBasic Photography part 1Volunteer Required
23rd OctBasic Photography part 2Volunteer Required
30th OctResults & Critque from the Basic Photography eveningsVolunteer Required
6th NovProjected Competition (Cancelled)
13th NovClub EGMALLPlease make every effort to attend.
20th NovChristmas Photography Bokeh.
Digital images submission deadline for the 4th Dec Projected Competition
Digital image submission for Barrow Ramblers Competition
Volunteer Required for Christmas Photography Bokeh.
27th NovChristmas Photography Bokeh table top excercise.ALLPlease bring your camera gear and suitable items to photograph. For
example a mini Christmas tree with coloured lights Christmas snowman as a subject.
4th DecProjected CompetitionALLJudge Keith Snell
11th DecOut and about photographing Christmas Lights. Collect JPEGs for Printing Comp. on 8th JanChristineLast night for submitting JPEGs for Group Printing,
18th DecChristmas Social NightALL
25th DecMerry Christmas! No Meeting.
1st JanHappy New Year No Meeting
8th JanPrint CompetitionALLTBC
15th JanThis Years Themes Over view by John HarrisonJohn HarrisonOur three theme competitions. FOOD / SILLHOUETTS / FUTURISTIC
22nd JanLightroom for Beginners with Carole Palmer and Lightroom Intermediate with Stuart ArnoldCarole Palmer / Stuart Arnold
24th JanRamblers CompetitionBarrow Ramblers hostingHeld at St Pauls Hall, all members welcome. Start at 7pm.
29th JanFlashJohn
5th FebProjected Competition – Theme Food John DixonJudge: Pax Garabedian
7th FebUlverston guest Speaker - Alan and Julie Walker 'Costa Rica and Beyond'.Ulverston
12th FebGuest Speaker Carmen Norman Lakeland LandscapesALL
19th FebGuest Speaker Melvin NicholsonALL
26th FebIntroduction to Studio LightingJohn Dixon
5th MarchPrint Competition SET OF FOUR related images.

Bring pen drive to collect file for What would you do with this... on 19th March
John Dixon / AllJudge: John Fare Set of Four
12th MarchReview of Ramblers comp.Duncan Cooke
19th MarchWhat would you do with this..

Present your edited version of the shared image.

21st MarchUlverston guest speaker - Dr Keith Snell 'Galapagos Islands'.Ulverston
26th MarchJohn Harrison - ClimbingJohn Harrison
2nd AprilProjected Competition - Theme Silhouettes & Committee meetingJohn DixonJudge: John Williams Theme Silhouetts
9th AprilBattle with UlverstonJohn Dixon
16th AprilHands on, using your camera in the studio - don’t forgot your camera with hot shoe and perhaps something (or someone) to photograph.
21st AprilEaster Sunday
23rd AprilGuest Speaker, Colin Aldred speaking about his aerial photography.
30th April90 minute Photo Challenge.

Meet at the club at 8:30pm, members can start wherever they like... eg. Furness Abbey / Park / Ormsgill Reservoir / Dalton Rd, Beach With the only stipulation being that the photographs are taken after 6:00pm in a public place on the day (The camera will record the time it's taken!) If you want to buddy up, please let me know.

A maximum of 3 images must be presented in jpg format therefore images are direct from camera with any editing being limited to what can be done in camera.

Please bring a cable to transfer from your camera to the PC or simply transfer using the SD card direct.
7th MayPrint Competition - Theme Futuristic

Please have prints at the club no later than 7pm on the evening.
John DixonJudge: Malcolm Kimber Theme Futuristic

If you would like us to arrange a group printing run again, would you please have your images ready on a pen-drive by 23rd April (tomorrow) or email / pen-Drive to Christine by 25th April. Ensure all requirements, re sizes are ready
11th MayPhotographing the Keswick to Barrow Charity Walk - please see Ged Neill if you would like to get involved. (And receive a discount for club membership in return).Ged Neill
14th MayOutdoor Shoot. Out and about locally. Destination to be be decided.All
21th MayAGM, please support, if you have anything you wish to be discussed, please email the Secretary (Christine) no later than 7th May.Committee
28th MayAwards Evening.

Please advise Jean if you will be attending (welcome to bring a partner) £12 per head for the evening, including a hot buffet, to be held at the Duke of Edinburgh Hotel.
Duncan + all + partenersJudge Richard Spears



  1. Images for projected competitions to be with the committe in the Labour club 3 weeks before the competition night.