Programme for 2018
We meet at Ystradowen Village Hall 7.15pm - for a 7.30pm start
Members: £2 on the door, Visitors: £4 Click here for a MAP
Note the hand-in deadlines for the monthly competitions
Please use the website to enter digital images.
Jan 26th Who Dares Wins - Our very own Patrick Davies ventures to the most unlikely places and wins by coming back with fabulous images. Expect a great evening. Fingers crossed we get no power cut this time!
(hand in for Comp 4)
Feb 2nd VPC Annual Dinner
no meeting at the club
Feb 9th 7 Way Battle Judge: Brian Swinyard BA(Hons) MA ARPS EFIAP/b DPAGB BPE3* PPSA MInstLM MIfL
Feb 16th Bushzahi - A presentation by Ade Summers, an explorer and adventurer who travels to the wildest parts of the world. We are very lucky to have pinned him down for a talk since he spends most of his time out of contact.
Feb 23rd Competition 4 - Decay & Open Judge: Kevin Thomas
Mar 2nd I Did It My Way - Mike Baker
(hand in for Comp 5)
Mar 6th (Tues) Our team visit Rhondda to present Why I Do What I Do
Mar 9th MIPS - Our round of this multi-club PDI contest
Judge: Dennis Russ LRPS, AFIAP, AWPF, CPAGB, BPE1
Mar 17th People & Portraits - Mervyn Pugh
Mar 23rd Competition 5 - Open Colour & Monochrome - Judge: Phil Ray
Mar 30th Good Friday - closed, no meeting
Apr 6th An Evening with Barry Mead - Presentation of Prints and PDIs
(hand in for Comp 6)
Apr 13th The Vale Cider Cup - Another chance for Bridgend to try to snatch the cup (and cider) from us - Judge: Peter Young
Apr 20th Imagination & Reality - Harry Gardiner
Apr 27th Competition 6 - Something Beginning with ‘A’ Judge: Dave Bennett
May 4th be with you! - it’s Cled’s Neg Bring in your creations as prints or PDIs and Cled will judge on the spot.
May 11th An Evening with Lindsey Willetts
presentation of her photography
May 18th The Fantasy World of Ray Evans
May 25th The Never Ending Tour - Andy Baker
Jun 1st Awards Night Winner of Winners, Plate Competition, Photographers of the Year and much more. Judge Jan Cawley.
Jun 8th Why I do What I do - Rhondda CC Team visit us
Jun 15th Annual General Meeting
Jun 22nd Development of a Photograph into a Picture - an insight into how some of our members post-process a shot to make the finished picture.
Jun 29th Light Painting - a practical evening.
Bring your cameras and a tripod if you have one.
Taking Better Pictures
We had a fabulous turnout for the workshop on Sunday. We certainly enjoyed ourselves and hope that those that attended found it helpful. Obviously we'd love to see you again on a Friday evening. You can always check our Programme here and you will always be welcome as a member or a visitor. click here for more
Three in Harmony
Another excellent set of entries for this year's fun but challenging competition to present three images "in harmony" with each other. Mike Baker was the winner with his pictures of the Three Seasons. The other entries can be seen here. A big thank you to Mike Davies for his judging and helpful critique.
Next Internal Competitions:
Comp 4 Decay & Open
Comp 5 Open Colour & Open Monochrome
Comp 6 Something beginning with 'A' & Open
Next External Competition:
WPF Memorial Trophy - Sunday
Next Exhibition: Old Hall Cowbridge currently open