Updated 17th February 2024
 

Meetings take place on Friday evenings in the

Desborough Community Library, High Street, Desborough NN14 2QS

(or occasionally via Zoom)

Meetings are from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

Doors open at 7.15pm. 

Items in red are provisional, waiting to be confirmed

Items on a yellow background will be via Zoom

 

Calendar 2024

23 February

Members' Evening - 6 photos per member on the theme "Lots of...."

ALSO: Hand your prints to Derek for next week's Print Heat 1

1 March

Print Heat 1 - Judge: Malcolm Hupman of Corby Photographic Club

8 March

15 Minutes Of Fame

A chance for members to give a short presentation or talk about some

aspect of their photography - volunteers to Stuart please!

15 March

Annual Meal at The Oat Hill, Market Harborough

22 March

“Wildlife on the River Chobe” (Botswana)  and “In Search of Puma - take2” (Chile) 

by Martin Robinson & Alan Rich

29 March

EASTER  No meeting

5 April

DPI/PDI Heat 2 - Judge: Roger Barker (Wellingborough and District PS)

12 April

Members' Evening - 6 photos per member on the theme "Bright Colours"

19 April

“Trips to India & Sri Lanka” and AV “God’s Own Country (Yorkshire)”

by Colin Bloor (Corby PC)

26 April

“Macro Photography" by Bob Brind-Surch (a practical talk)

3 May

"Travelling the Great Divide from Panama to USA” by Peter and Eileen Crichton (PDIs/DPIs)

ALSO: Hand your prints to Derek for next week's Print Heat 2

10 May

Print Heat 2 - Judge: Barry Knott (Corby PC)

17 May

Showing of the East Anglian Federation's Annual Exhibition Portfolio

24 May

"A Little Bit of Me - Part 2" by Andrew Lings (Prints)

31 May

"My Personal Selection" - a Print talk by Daphne Hanson DPAGB HonPAGB

7 June

"An Insight Into My Photography" - a Print talk by Paul Hassell MPAGB FBPE FIPF

14 June

DPI/PDI Heat 3 on Zoom - Judge TBA

21 June

"My Kind of Photography" (Wildlife and Landscapes)- a Print talk by Peter Jones ARPS DPAGB

ALSO: Hand your prints to Derek for next week's Print Heat 3

28 June

Print Heat 3 - Judge: Derek Larkin (Wellingborough and District PS)

5 July

Outdoor Challenge

This year it will be around Market Harborough

15 set subjects to photograph

 

**SUMMER BREAK**

 

Looking ahead, start taking those photos for:

 

6 September

Chairman's Challenge

This year's theme, chosen by Chairman Derek Buckett, is "People In Images"

(Note: This does NOT include portraits).

This year the competition will not be Open but instead there will be separate sections

for Intermediate and Advanced

ALSO: Hand your prints to Derek for next week's Print Heat 4

13 September

Print Heat 4 - Judge: Roger Barker (Wellingborough and District PS)

20 September

Showing the images taken on the Outdoor Challenge in Market Harborough in July

27 September

An evening with Barry Knott (Corby PC)

4 October

DPI/PDI Heat 4 - Judge: Alan Edwards

11 October

A showing of the MCPF Photofolio

18 October

"More Pics What The Judges Liked" by Dave Tucker EFIAP/gold DPAGB CPAGB BPE3*

ALSO: Hand your prints to Derek for next week's

Print Trio and Print Panel Competitions

25 October

Print Trio and Print Panel Competitions - Judge: TBA

1 November

"Capturing The Imagination" by Warren Alani MSc ARPS DPAGB FIAP ABPE

ALSO: Hand your prints to Derek for next week's Print Of The Year

8 November

Print of the Year - Judge: Louise Hill LRPS MPAGB

15 November

An evening with Trevor Rudkin LRPS BPE3*

22 November

DPI/PDI of the Year - Judge: TBA

29 November

"African Dust Under My Feet" (South Tanzania and Massai Mara)

Naomi Saul ARPS ASINWP EFIAP DPAGB APAGB BPE4* - on Zoom

6 December

Christmas Social

 

**CHRISTMAS BREAK**

 

Calendar 2025
 

3 January

"Wats in Thailand and much more besides" - Graham Neville CPAGB

10 January

Members' Evening - 6 photos per member on the theme "Night Time"

17 January

Viewing of the 69th NEMPF Exhibition - an AV show of the accepted prints

24 January

"East and West and In Between" - a Print talk by Graham Walton DPAGB

31 January

AGM

7 February

DPI/PDI Heat 1 - Judge TBA

14 February

Viewing of the 69th NEMPF Exhibition - an AV show of the accepted DPIs/PDIs

21 February

An evening with Stuart Irons

28 February

"The Little Print Show" - a Print talk by Jonathan Vaines LRPS CPAGB AFIAP

7 March

Print Heat 1 - Judge: TBA

14 March

"An Introduction To Still Life Photography" by Alan Edwards (DPIs/PDIs)

21 March

Annual Meal

28 March

Members' Evening - 6 images on the theme of "Movement"

4 April

15 Minutes of Fame - volunteers to Stuart please!