Bolton & District PS meets weekly on Wednesday evenings at 7:15 for 7:30.
Our programme of regular meetings and events is shown below. The majority of these are at our normal meeting venue, but we may go out for one meeting a month – see details in each specific meeting.
We have a monthly cycle of meetings:
1st Wednesday: Speaker (Guest photographer or internal speaker)
2nd Wednesday: Monthly competition, Projected Digital Image or mounted prints, some with themes (see details by date below)
3rd Wednesday: Practical activity at the club or trip out to a location (generally in the summer)
4th Wednesday: Technical session (including imaging software) or image appraisal
5th Wednesday (when there is one): social activity like a buffet or quiz.
Note however that during the current Covid-19 situation, our meetings will be e-meetings using Zoom. Please see members’ email or use the Contact form to obtain information on how to access these e-meetings.
Celebrity Lectures for 2020
We have regular visits from guest lecturers who are always popular and give us an opportunity to see the work of other excellent photographers and to ask questions about how they achieve their specialised work. You can see more details on this page. Further speakers for future dates are being arranged.
|PLEASE NOTE THAT DURING THE CURRENT VIRUS SITUATION||ALL OUR MEEETINGS ARE E-MEETINGS USING ZOOM||SEE MEMBERS' EMAIL FOR LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS EACH WEEK|
|2nd Dec 2020||Guest speaker: Brian White||The ever-popular Brian returns to tell us about "Namibian wildlife - the Day of the Jackal".|
|9th Dec 2020||Monthly competition - DPI (1600 x 1200 px)||open theme - Joe|
|16th Dec 2020||Guest speaker: Adrian Lines||Adrian, a committee member at L&CPU tells us about "People, Portraits and Pachyderms"|
|23rd Dec 2020||Pre-Christmas social evening||a light-hearted evening for members to bring their humorous photos/videos, titled, “This’ll make you laugh”.|
|30th Dec 2020||No meeting||Enjoy your Christmas and New Year break!
Do some photography.
|6th Jan 2021||Guest speaker: Sue Talbot||Lake District Lover|
|13th Jan 2021||Monthly competition - DPI (1600 x 1200 px)||Theme: "By wheel or water"|
|20th Jan 2021||Image appraisal||Members to show a selection of their own recent images|
|27th Jan 2021||Image post-processing||Members invited to put their own interpretation on two images from the previous 'Image appraisal' meeting|
|3rd Feb 2021||Guest speaker: Dave Mason||Street photography|
|10th Feb 2021||Monthly competition - mounted prints||open theme - Joe|
|17th Feb 2021||Imaging Software - Technical Session||Bill to lead on editing software available from Topaz Labs|
|24th Feb 2021||Image appraisal||Table top / Images produced at home|
|3rd Mar 2021||Guest speaker: Janet Haines||What is in my head|
|10th Mar 2021||Monthly competition - DPI (1600 x 1200 px)||open theme - Joe|
|17th Mar 2021||Inter-club competition||Details to be confirmed|
|24th Mar 2021||Imaging Software - Technical Session||Theo to lead.
Theme to be agreed.
|31st Mar 2021||Social event||Details to be confirmed, depending on Covid situation|
|7th Apr 2021||Guest speaker: Steve Myall||"100 Strangers" - can't imagine what Steve will have in store for us.|
|14th Apr 2021||Monthly competition - mounted prints||open theme - Joe|
|21st Apr 2021||Guest speaker: Tracey Lund||Wildlife photography part 2|
|5th May 2021||Guest speaker: Val Packer||North Korea|
|12th May 2021||Monthly competition - DPI (1600 x 1200 px)||Theme: "Within 100 yards of home"|
|2nd Jun 2021||Guest speaker: Kylie Martin||My journey into photography|
|9th Jun 2021||Monthly competition - mounted prints||open theme - Joe|
|7th Jul 2021||Guest speaker: Gareth Martin||Mono for you|
|14th Jul 2021||Monthly competition - DPI (1600 x 1200 px)||open theme - Joe|
|11th Aug 2021||Monthly competition - mounted prints||open theme - Joe|
|8th Sep 2021||Monthly competition - DPI (1600 x 1200 px)||Theme: "Creative Abstract"|
|13th Oct 2021||Monthly competition - mounted prints||open theme - Joe|
|10th Nov 2021||Monthly competition - DPI (1600 x 1200 px)||open theme - Joe|
|8th Dec 2021||Monthly competition - mounted prints||open theme - Joe|
We look forward to seeing you at one of our meetings soon!