Programme 2017-18

A printable text version of the programme can by downloaded here

07 Sep 17 Open Evening - Bring an Image

14 Sept 17 Nigel Hicks FBIPP - Universal Themes and Techniques - Nigel is a highly experienced professional photographer specialising in commercial, travel, nature, architecture and interiors. - Visit website

21 Sep 17 Image Discussion subject 1 - Architecture

28 Sep 17 Terry Wall MPAGB - Wall on the Wildside - An international award winning wildlife and landscape photographer - Visit website

30 Sept 17 3 Way Battle between Woodbury, Sidmouth & Exeter, photographic clubs.

The Format:
Members from each of the three clubs will take photographs around the designated area on 'One Specified Day' (Midnight to Midnight). Each club will then select their preferred 20 images to be put forward into the friendly 'showdown' competition, where we all gather for an evening social and be entertained by the judging. All our members are welcome to participate.

This year the photographs will be taken within the parish of Lympstone, which includes the estuary and part of Woodbury Common.

05 Oct 17 Decisive Moments subject 1 - Motion

12 Oct 17 WCPF Travelling Exhibition

19 Oct 17 Christine Widdall MPAGB in association with Visual Arts - This highly entertaining photographer is back by popular demand to share more of her individual varied images from Steam Punk through landscapes to nature and more. Perhaps she will bring her ‘assistant’ with her! - Visit website

20 Oct 17 3 Way Battle between Woodbury, Sidmouth & Exeter, photographic clubs - Judging Showtime!

The Format:
Members from each of the three clubs have taken photographs around Lympstone Parish on 'One Specified Day'. Each clubs selected 20 images will have been put forward for this friendly 'showdown' competition, where we all gather for an evening social and be entertained by the judging.

Venue: The Maltsters, Woodbury 7pm to 9.30pm

26 Oct 17 Local Heroes session 1

02 Nov 17 ECC Sub Group Visual Arts

09 Nov 17 Brian Northmore - Mono Vision - Predominantly an outdoor and landscape photographer specialising in the diversity of the UK landscape - Visit website

16 Nov 17 Image Discussion subject 2 - Street/People photography

23 Nov 17 Peter Paterson FRPS - Peter is a superb exponent of a very individual style of landscape, still life and abstract - Visit website

30 Nov 17 Decisive Moments subject 2 - Frozen

07 Dec 17 Local Heroes session 2

14 Dec 17 Christmas Dinner

17 Dec 17 Christmas Break

28 Dec 17 Christmas Break

04 Jan 18 Club Retrospective 2017 - A selection of images taken throughout 2017 by Club members at Club events and elsewhere.

11 Jan 18 Richard Sercombe - One of our own. We do not see enough of Richard’s individual style, sometimes whacky, always good. Now is your chance - Visit website

18 Jan 18 Steven Spraggon - Landscape and Travel - Based in Somerset Steven is a graphic designer who graduated into landscape photography - Visit website

25 Jan 18 Club Celebration of Prints - An evening dedicated to a celebration of the Print medium. Please bring up to 3 prints on any subject

01 Feb 18 Devon Battle Groups session 1/ Image Discussion - Open subject. A preliminary look at progress from the groups entering this years Devon Battle. The second half will be an Image Discussion Session. Please bring up to two images on any subject.

08 Feb 18
First Section - ECC Sub Group - Shades of Grey
Second Section - Members images of Iceland

15 Feb 18 Image Discussion subject 3 - My Favourite Place. Please bring up to two images on tonight's subject - My Favourite Place

22 Feb 18 AGM and Presidents Evening - The AGM followed by a presentation by our President, David Snowdon.

01 Mar 18 Ann Miles FRPS - Monochrome - 'Monochrome by Way’ A celebration of the different moods that can be created using monochrome, including discussion on software and technique - Visit website

08 Mar 18 Mix and Match Exeter/Exmouth - Exeter Hosting

15 Mar 18 Image Discussion Evening - Subject - Open. Bring 2 images to share with members. John Perriam will run the evening..

22 Mar 18 Devon Battle Groups session. We have a number of teams who have been putting together panels to enter the Devon Battle Competition. This evening we will view the images (projected at this point) and vote select the panel which will represent Exeter Camera Club. ALSO CLOSING DATE FOR ECC ANNUAL DIGITAL COMPETITION 2018

29 Mar 18 Local Heroes session 3 - New Members session. A varied evening where 6 of our new members will share some of their images. The 6 presenters are: Stuart Chapman - My Infrared Experience; Linda Pearson ARPS; Moira Izzard - The Road Less Travelled; Anna Farmer - A Farming Life; Bob Pearson FRPS EFIAP DPAGB - Sixty Years of Photography.

05 Apr 18 ECC Sub Group BWM

12 Apr 18 Annual Digital Competition

19 Apr 18 Visual Arts Group - What we have been up to. CLOSING DATE FOR ECC PRINT COMPETITION 2018

26 Apr 18 Steve Le Prevost FRPS - Steven aims challenge the fundamentals and boundaries of photography and strives to be unique in his preferred style of photographic art. One for the texture lovers among you. - Visit website

03 May 18 Damien Demolder - Street Photography - Light and Life on the Streets - In this heavily illustrated walk Damien will explain his approach to street photography, and how he uses light and exposure to grab the attention of the viewer. The talk is instructive and fun and you will come away with new concepts to think about an a new way of looking at street photography.

Supplementary to the talk, on Friday 4th May Damien will lead an instructional 'Street Walk' around Exeter allowing Club members to try Panasonic equipment and get tips from an experienced Street Photographer. For more information refer to the Forum.

10 May 18 Annual Print Competition

17 May 18 Local Heroes session 4

24 May 18 Guy Richardson - A professional landscape photographer and time-lapse filmmaker known for his evocative images of the UK landscape - Visit website

31 May 18 Decisive Moments subject 4[/b] - Colour

07 Jun 18 End of Year BBQ