PROGRAMME 2017-18

The Club's first meeting of the 2017-18 season will be on Wednesday 6th September 2017 although the two "Summer Rally" events will be taking place before; in June and July 2017.

The Club encourages and welcomes new members and visitors at any time during the season.

The first meeting on the 6th September will commence at 7.30pm at All Saints Church Hall. Those attending are asked to be in attendance by 7.10pm.
J U N E 2 0 1 7
3rd & 4th Summer Rally Weekend (Mystery Location)

J U L Y 2 0 1 7
1st Summer Rally (Mystery location)

S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 7
6th Welcome to the new season followed by WCPF Exhibition PDI's.
Entries due for Competition 1 (2 Prints, 1 PDI) and the Summer Rallies

20th Summer Rally Review - Who has the best images from the Summer Rallies? To be judged by club members

27th Competition 1 - To be judged by David Snowden, LRPS

30th Three Way Photo Competition Shoot (Exeter, Sidmouth, Woodbury Clubs). Take images on this day only (30th September) in the Parish of Lympstone (which includes the Estuary & parts
of Woodbury Common). Images selected for Sidmouth will be judged on Friday 20th October (7.30pm) at The Maltsters Arms at Woodbury.


O C T O B E R 2 0 1 7
4th CPF Travelling Exhibition - We discuss some of the accepted prints

14th 80th Anniversary Celebration - An evening of entertainment by the renowned Tribute Artist Michael Douglas
(Neil Diamond), with buffet and bar at Colyford Memorial Hall, tickets still available at £10 per head

18th Torbay Battle to be hosted by Sidmouth and Judged by Penny Piddock, AFIAP, DPAGB

20th Images that have been selected for entry by Sidmouth Photographic Club in the 3 way club challenge, will be judged at 7.30pm at The Maltsters Arms, Woodbury


N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 7
1st Speaker: Christopher Marsham "The Finished Image with Lightroom and Nik/Topaz filters"

15th In House Tutorial - How do I do that on my camera?
Let's talk about the controls on your camera - bring it and your manual
Entries due Competition 2 - (1 Print 2 PDI's) Pease Note : Horseshoe Trophy subjects only Prints: Landscape/Seascape, Mono, Nature, Close-up, Portrait
PDIs: Country Life, Textures, In the Dark, Different Perspective, Movement


20th - 26th 80th Anniversary Exhibition at Kennaway House

29th Competition 2 - To be judged by Rod Fry, ARPS, CPAGB

D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 7
16th Chairman's Evening and Audio Visual (AV) Competition

13th Christmas Dinner at The Blue Ball Inn, Sidford 7pm for 7.30pm

J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 8
17th South Devon Salon
Entries due Competition 3 (2 Prints, 1 PDI)

31st Competition 3 To be judged by John Tilsley, ARPS, APAGB, DPAGB

F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 8
7th Critique session - Bring three prints for discussion

21st Speaker: John Hawkins, CPAGB "Cathedrals & Churches"
Entries due Competition 4 (1 Print, 2 PDI's)

M A R C H 2 0 1 8
14th Competition 4 - To be judged by Ian Bolton

15th Horseshoe Inter-club Competition : Venue: Kilmington Village Hall

21st Speaker: Ian Bateman, FRPS, MPAGB, AV-AFIAP
"You are the Judge" - An interactive look at how your club judges competition images

A P R I L 2 0 1 8
4th 3 way exchange between Kouvala, Holland and Sidmouth
Entries due Competition 5 (2 Prints 1 PDIs
18th Competition 5 To be judged by Marija Lees, LRPS

25th AGM and Panel Competition. Bring entries on the night

M A Y 2 0 1 8
2nd In-House Tutorial by David Young: "Beyond the Straight Shot"

16th Speaker: John Perriam DPAGB, AFIAP "Is there such a thing as a Straight Shot?"
Challenging the concept of a 'straight' shot