St Agnes Photographic Club Diary

Here you’ll find details of what St Agnes Photography Club is up to over the coming months. Click on individual events to read more details. Click on the Calendar button to change the format of the display. Note that durations of meetings and events are for guidance only.

If you have any St Agnes Photographic Club events or photography-related events that you’d like to see in the diary, please contact us.

Mar
26
Tue
Workshop – Photograph Composition
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The session will be led by Brian Guttridge.  This will be a re-run of Brian’s very successful presentation about how to compose a photograph for maximum appeal and impact.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DATE IS PROVISIONAL

If you are interested in participating, please e-mail Dave Bourne (dave8712@hotmail.co.uk) by Monday 10th December so that he can book a suitable sized room.

Apr
9
Tue
Monthly meeting – Martin and Vivien Howse, from Darkroom to Lightroom @ Miners and Mechanics Institute
Apr 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We welcome Martin and Vivien Howse, both of whom have achieved their ARPS distinctions in their chosen workflow; Martin using a traditional monochrome darkroom, and Vivien using digital methodology. Whilst they produce from choice very different results, both are great believers in the tactile properties of high quality prints as the end result, and will bring a selection of their work, and talk about their ARPS journeys.

May
14
Tue
Monthly meeting – using a kayak for coastal images @ Miners and Mechanics Institute
May 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Tom and Hetty from local firm Koru Kayaking will show images of the St Agnes coast from a new perspective, and talk about what kayaking has to offer for the photographer.

May
26
Sun
Field trip and lunch – Kind Edward Mine and the Great Flat Lode
May 26 all-day

Date and venue to be confirmed.

Jun
11
Tue
Annual competition @ Miners and Mechanics Institute
Jun 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We welcome Derek Godridge from Penryn as the judge for our annual main competition.

 

This year there will be three categories:

1. Open

2. Monochrome

3. Abstract/Impressionistic

 

All images must be entered as digital files for projection. Full rules, including image size and format, definitions for the various categories, final hand in date etc, are published under the Annual Competition header.

Jun
25
Tue
Workshop – Advanced Image Processing
Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The session will be presented by Andrew Cox.   He will cover image processing using Adobe Lightroom and/or Photoshop (‘professional’ chargeable software). A quick demonstration of how to perform the basic tasks discussed in the previous (GIMP) workshop will be given plus a selection of more advanced tasks will be covered in more detail.

If you are interested in participating, please e-mail Dave Bourne (dave8712@hotmail.co.uk) by Monday 10th December so that he can book a suitable sized room.

Jul
9
Tue
Monthly meeting – Whats going on at the Institute of Photography? @ Miners and Mechanics Institute
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to welcome Claire Braithwaite from the Falmouth University Institute for Photography, who will talk about the work done by students on the Marine and Natural History degree course, and show some of her personal work, particularly reflecting her interest as a trained horticulturalist.

Jul
23
Tue
Workshop – From Computer To Mounted Prints
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The session will be presented by Alan Barker.  This will cover everything you need to know about producing prints from digital images and how to mount them ready to sell or to show at an exhibition.  The talk will also include some examples of some of the different print finishes that are available from photographic printers.

If you are interested in participating, please e-mail Dave Bourne (dave8712@hotmail.co.uk) by Monday 10th December so that he can book a suitable sized room.

Aug
13
Tue
Monthly meeting – Dancers and Drums; photographing the world of Samba @ Miners and Mechanics Institute
Aug 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Some will already know that Brian Guttridge has a life outside Cornwall, as an official photographer to a number of carnivals and dance groups. He will talk about and show his work related to this colourful world, in particular to that of Samba.

Sep
10
Tue
Monthly meeting – Wildlife Photography in Cornwall @ Miners and Mechanics Institute
Sep 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Alan James has an excellent reputation as an interesting and widely experienced exponent of photography of the local wildlife scene, and has kindly agreed to give us an update on what is happening, where to go to see it, and once there how to get a good record of it.