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Bristol Photographic Society

Programme September 2018 – August 2019


Visitors are welcome, but a small charge of £3.00 per visit will be made (maximum of 3 visits).

This will be refunded on joining the Society (Full Annual Membership)




Tue 4 Sep

Photography Course – Composition

Wed 5 Sep

Chairman's Evening

Closing date Projected Image Competition Round 1

Mon 10 Sep

Digital Group

Tue 11 Sep

Photography Course – Camera Settings

Wed 12 Sep

Tesni Ward - Working with Wildlife

Sat 15 Sep

Photography Course - Field Trip, Clifton

Tue 18 Sep

Photography Course – Image Editing 1

Wed 19 Sep

Paul Sanders - Solace: A Mindful Approach to Photography

Tue 25 Sep

Photography Course – Holiday and Travel Photography

Wed 26 Sep

Projected Image Competition Round 1

Judge - Brian Swinyard MA (photo) ARPS DPAGB EFIAP/b

Closing date Print Competition Round 1

Thu 27 Sep

Council Meeting


Tue 2 Oct

Photography Course Image Editing 2

Wed 3 Oct

Mike Birbeck FRPS FDPS - New York / New York

Sat 6 Oct

Photography Course – Field Trip to Bristol Docks

Mon 8 Oct

Digital Group

Tue 9 Oct

Photography Course – Studio Photography and Portraiture

Wed 10 Oct

Andrew Fusek-Peters - The Hill and Vale of Home

Sun 14 Oct

Mon 15 Oct Tue 16 Oct

Photography Course - Practical Studio Sessions

Wed 17 Oct

Print Competition Round 1

Judge - Ed Cloutman EFIAP

Mon 22 Oct Print Group


Tue 23 Oct

Photography Course - Intro to available light and other special situations

Wed 24 Oct

Nigel Hicks FBIPP - Photographing this Big Beautiful World

Sat 27 Oct

Photography Course – Night Photography in Clifton

Tue 30 Oct

Photography Course - Natural History Photography

Wed 31 Oct Harry Hook - About Africa


Tue 6 Nov

Photography Course - Action and Street Photography

Wed 7 Nov

Graham Harries - First 3 Songs, No Flash

Closing date - Projected Image Competition - Round 2

Mon12 Nov

Digital Group

Tue 13 Nov

Photography Course – End of Course Picture Competition

Wed 14 Nov

Kirsteen Titchener LSWPP - From Psychologist to Photographic Artist

Wed 21 Nov

David MortonDPAGB BPE5* - My Past Year

Closing date – Print Competition Round 2

Thu 22 Nov Council Meeting
Wed 28 Nov

Projected Image Competition Round 2

Judge - Aleks Gjika CPAGB AFIAP


Wed 5 Dec

Paul Keene FRPS MPAGB MFIAP EFIAP/d3 - Diamond Geezer

Mon 10 Dec

Digital Group

Wed 12 Dec

Print Competition Round 2

Judge - Vince Penticost

Wed 19 Dec

Christmas Social

Wed 26 Dec




Wed 2 Jan


Mon 14 Jan

Digital Group

Wed 9 Jan

Andrew Mills ARPS - What Makes a Good Photograph

Closing date - Projected Image Competition Round 3

Wed 16 Jan

Colin Harrison FRPS FIPF MPSA MPAGB MFIAP APAGB AWPF SPSA EFIAP/d2 - Colours of the Wind

Mon 21 Jan

Print Group

Wed 23Jan

Alyn Wallace - Night Sky Wonders - Landscape Astrophotography

Thu 24 Jan

Council Meeting

Wed 30 Jan

Projected Image Competition Round 3

Judge - John Chamberlin FRPS APAGB MFIAP FBPE


Wed 6 Feb

David Spears FRPS ASIS FRMS - Beyond the Naked Eye

Closing date – Print Competition Round 3

Mon 11 Feb

Digital Group

Wed 13 Feb

Mike Martin - Shooting People and Other Stuff

Wed 20 Feb     

Robert Harvey ARPS EFIAP - Stumbling Around in the Dark

Wed 27 Feb

Print Competition Round 3

Judge - Michael Curtis ARPS

Closing date - Projected Image Competition Round 4


Wed 6 Mar

Chris Palmer FRPS EFIAP DPAGB APAGB - Beyond the Summit

Mon 11 Mar

Digital Group

Wed 13 Mar Chris Pocock FRPS - TBA
Wed 20 Mar

Projected Image Competition Round 4

Judge - Sandie Cox ARPS DPAGB

Thu 21 Mar

Council Meeting

Wed 27 Mar

Bristol Salon 2019 Presentation

Closing date - Print Competition Round 4


Wed 3 Apr

Janet Miles LRPS CPAGB BPE2 AFIAP - Using Exposure Time Creatively

Mon 8 Apr

Digital Group

Wed 10 Apr

Southampton Salon

Mon 15 Apr

Print Group

Wed 17 Apr

Print Competition Round 4 


Wed 24 Apr

Roger Crocombe ARPS - The Sea and Me


 Wed 1 May

Sue O'Connell EFIAP/p ARPS DPAGB BPE5* and Peter Brisley ARPS DPAGB - More Travels towards the Edge

Closing date - Annual Projected Image Competition

Wed 8 May

Victoria Hillman - Wonderful World of Macro

Mon 13 May

Digital Group

Wed 15 May

Peter Quinn - Grabbing Every Photon - Astro Photography for Fun and Frustration

Closing date - Annual Print Competition

Wed 22 May

Annual Projected Image Competition


Thu 23 May

Council Meeting

Wed 30 May

Colin Trow-Poole FRPS PIPF MPAGB - People and Places


Wed 5 Jun

Annual Print Competition - Judge - Robert Harvey BA ARPS EFIAP MCIWEM CSci CEnv

Closing date - President's Cup & Garmston Bowl

Mon 10 Jun

Digital Group

Wed 12 Jun

Richard Baker - The Red Arrows and Street Photography

Wed 19 Jun

Jane Rees ARPS - From Tuscon Arizona to Yosemite, California and Beyond

Wed 26 Jun

President’s Cup and Garmston Bowl Competitions

Judge - Pete McCloskey FRPS APAGB


Wed 3 Jul

Club Annual General Meeting

Studio Group Annual Competition

Mon 8 Jul

Digital Group

Wed 10 Jul

Ali Bacon - From Laycock to Leith: Hill & Adamson and The Birth of Art Photography

Mon 15 Jul

Print Group

Wed 17 Jul

Keith Cooper LRPS - Inspired by Beauty

Wed 24 Jul

Heidi Stewart - My Journey So Far

Thu 25 Jul

Council Meeting

Wed 31 Jul

Outing – Details nearer the date


Wed 7 Aug

Brian Swinyard ARPS EFIAP/b DPAGB BPE3* PPSA - My Favourite Techniques

Mon 12 Aug

Digital Group

Wed 14 Aug

NEMF Exhibition- The best of the North East Midlands Federation

Wed 21 Aug

Alec Stewart AWPF - Nature Through the Seasons

Wed 28Aug

Members' Evening