2019 PROGRAMME

Unless otherwise stated all meetings start at 7.30pm, doors open 7.00pm, Broome Village Hall
(for full address and map, see our ABOUT page)

Wed 9 January​
Subscription evening.  Please pay your subs for the coming year.
Award of the Albert Thwaites Trophy for the Image of the Year 2018.
Members vote for projected images to go foward forward for the club's entry to the East Anglian Federation Digitally Projected Image Championship.

Wed 23 January
Club activity evening.  Bring in your cameras and accessories for round-table discussions, ideas and guidance. Includes practical guidance on resizing images.

Sun 10 February
East Anglian Federation Digitally Projected Image Championship.  Please come along and support your club.  Car sharing to be arranged.  11.00am start, tickets £8.50 pp.  Please inform Competitions Secretary, Andy Wilson, by Sunday 13 January if you plan to attend. Venue: The Fulbourn Centre, Home End, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5BS.  SORRY - BOOKING DATE PAST!

Wed 13 February
Guest speaker Howard Denner: "Tales From The Pit".  Howard will speak about his work as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events, and show us his images of world-famous musicians such as Cliff Richard, Madonna, Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow, Queen and many others.  Guests welcome - £5 entry fee includes refreshments.  Club members free apart from usual meeting fee. For Howard's website click here (opens in a new tab).

Wed 27 February
A4 Print Competition.  To be judged by three club members.  Please check Competition Rules for instructions on entering.

Wed 13 March
NB: Broome Village Hall not available.  See panel on this website's Home page for details of the meeting venue and activity.

Wed 27 March
Image selection evening for our three-way inter-club competition against Beccles and Framlingham clubs.

Wed 10 April
Themed competition:  "Vintage".  Judge: Gill Adams. Please check Competition Rules for instructions on entering.

Wed 24 April
Club visit to Lowestoft Photographic Club, Trinity Methodist Hall, Park Road, Lowestoft NR32 4HU.  NB: starts 7.00pm

Wed 8 May
Club Show & Tell Evening. Tollesbury mud flats & Mersea Island by Holly and David, followed by images from the Winterlight parade at Halesworth and the King’s Head/Oddfellows evening shoot at Bungay.

Thur 16 May  NB: Please note revised date and venue
Inter-club competition v. Beccles and Framlingham, hosted by Beccles Camera Club. Judge: Barbie Lindsay MPAGB EFIAP/s FBPE.  
Venue: United Reform Church, Hungate Beccles, NR34 9TT.  Starts 7.30pm

Wed 22 May
Themed competition: "Broken".  Judge: Stephen Milner LRPS. Please check Competition Rules for instructions on entering.

Wed 12 June
Member's presentation.  Richard Roberts will explain and demonstrate techniques for using Affinity Photo software to edit your images. 
Affinity is quite new, very capable and a lot cheaper than Photoshop or Lightroom.

Mon 17 June
Inter-club competition against Buxton Photographic Club, hosted by Buxton. 7.30pm Buxton Village Hall, Mill Street, Buxton, NR10 5EN.

​Wed 26 June
Presentation evening by Hannah Betts, professional photographer specialising in photographing people in natural environments.
For Hannah's website click here (opens in a new tab)

Wed 10 July
Themed competition: "Skylines".  Judge: Malcolm English ARPS.  Check Competition Rules for instructions on entering.

​Wed 24 July
Club Activity Evening.  Bring your cameras, tripods, light boxes if you have them, plus a subject of your choice for an evening of Still Life, Table Top Photography and Focus Stacking Techniques. Weather permitting, a walk around Broome Pits for ‘Blue Hour’ photography for those interested.
Final date for submission of images for our Annual Exhibition.  All prints to be flush mounted, titled and delivered to the meeting by this date.


Wed 14 August
Inter-club competition with Caister Photographic Club (hosted by Bungay).  Judge: Mike Lloyd.

​Wed 28 August
Themed competition: "In The Water". Judge: Rex Makemson.  Please check Competition Rules for instructions on entering.

​Fri 30 August
Set up Annual Exhibition & Fair.  Please come along and lend a hand.

Sat 31 August
Bungay Camera Club Exhibition & Fair.  Our major public event of the year. Doors open 10.00am.

Wed 11 September
Presentation evening:  eminent Royal Photographic Society photographer, Janet Haines ARPS, will speak about her photography, the RPS Distinctions process and her role as an ambassador for Permajet printing papers.  Club members free (apart from usual meeting fee).  Guests welcome - £5 entry fee includes refreshments.  For Janet's website click here (opens in a new tab)
Please note - Janet Haines's images will include artistic nude studies.

Wed 25 September
Themed competition: "Rural Britain". Judge: Nick Akers LRPS. Please check Competition Rules for instructions on entering.

Wed 9 October
Closing date for all your entries to the Annual Competitions.  Please check Competition Rules for instructions on entering.  NB:  there can be no extensions whatsoever to this date.  Remaining meeting content to be advised.

Wed 23 October
Details to be advised.

​Wed 13 November
Details to be advised.

Sat 23 November
Annual Competition judging and prizegiving.  Judge: Andy Swain LRPS CPAGB.
9.30am setting up the hall - please come along and lend a hand. 
6.30pm doors open for the exhibition, judging and social evening with fish/chicken/veggie-and-chips.  Guests welcome.  Please be sure to pre-book your meal - details will be announced.

Wed 11 December
Annual General Meeting.
Members judge the "Image of the Year" for the Albert Thwaites Trophy.

Please note:  information subject to update or change as circumstances dictate.
Please check back regularly.