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THE NEW SEASON WITH COVID-19
Until further notice, all meetings will be held remotely via Zoom. If you have never participated in a Zoom meeting before, please contact ALAN GOULD for information on how to join in.
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Our Evenings

Unless otherwise stated, evenings are Thursdays between 8pm and about 9.30pm. You will receive an invitation to join the Zoom meeting by email a few days in advance. Please keep us informed of your latest email address to be sure that you receive the invitations.

Please see our COMPETITION INFO page for hand-in dates, entry sizes and more information.

Please note that this programme of meetings, activities and guest speakers could be subject to amendment of dates and content.


September - December 2020


Thurs 10th September 2020

Mark Pain, sports photographer

Mark Pain is a multi-award winning sports photographer with over 25 years experience and international recognition. Covering major events worldwide from the Olympic Games to the Ryder Cup, and from football and rugby World Cups to World Championship athletics, Mark has worked at the top of his profession for many years and was Chief Sports Photographer of the Mail On Sunday for over twenty years.
We will be sharing this lecture with 2 other clubs.


Thurs 17th September 2020

Welcome Evening &
Best Summer Shot Competition

Judged by Club Members

3 images of Summer as digital files - 1400px x 1050px
Send to Alan CompRMPC@gmail.com as soon as possible.


Thurs 1st October 2020

Transport Competition

Judged by Andrew Payton

Set Subject: TRANSPORT
Up to 3 x Digital images per person.


Thurs 15th October 2020

Ist Club Qualifying Competition

Judged by Paul Parkinson

3 x Digital Images for the A and B Groups.
A league competition for the club trophies


Thurs 22nd October 2020

Philip Lymbery Wildlife Foundation

Philip Lymbery is a wildlife photographer, an award-winning author, ornithologist, naturalist and self-confessed animal advocate.


Thurs 29th October 2020

The Tom & Paddy Elleman Memorial Competition

Judged by Sharon Bryant

Set Subject: FLOWERS
Up to 3 x Digital images per person.


Thurs 12th November 2020

Portrait Competition

Judged by Viv Gill

Face and figures of the live human form only.
3 Digital images


Thurs 26th November 2020

2nd Club Qualifying Competition

Judged by Kirsty Ralfs

3 x Digital Images for the A and B Groups
- a league competition for the club trophies


Thurs 10th December 2020

Online Social Evening
with Christmas Card Competition and Quiz

Judged by Club Members

Present your Christmas Cards as images this year.



January - May 2020


Thurs 7th January 2021

Best Autumn / Winter Shot Competition

Judged by Club Members

3 seasonal images of Autumn or Winter as digital files - 1400px x 1050px
Send to Alan CompRMPC@gmail.com


Thurs 21st January 2021

3rd Club Qualifying Competition

Judged by Chris Shore FRPS MPAGB EFIAP BPE5*

3 x Digital Images for the A and B Groups.
A league competition for the club trophies.


Thurs 4th February 2021

Photo Clinic

Presented by Club Members

Colin, Alan and other members will offer a supportive critique on images that have yet to be entered into competitions and also offer advice on any images which have previously been entered but have not fared as well as hoped.
Suggestions and encouragement from other members will be welcome to ensure a cordial discussion.
A good opportunity for all to pick up some helpful tips and advice from others on how to take your photography forward.

Members may submit up to three images each which they would like advice upon. Please ensure all images are with Alan by Sunday 31st January so that he may post them online for other members to preview.


Thurs 11th February 2021

Technical Evening

Presented by Andrew Payton - award winning former local press photographer

Andrew will endeavour to answer all those photographic related questions you were afraid to ask.
To ensure we have a full and informative evening, please send your questions to Alan, CompRMPC@gmail.com in advance so that he may forward them onto Andrew.
Alan will also read your questions out on the evening (anonymously if required) which is hoped will trigger supplementary questions and discussion.


Thurs 18th February 2021

Monochrome Competition

Judged by Pat Couder CPAGB BPE1*

3 Monochrome images of any subject for the trophy


Thurs 25th February 2021

Horses: A photographic exercise over one summer

Presented by Simon Newlyn



Thurs 4th March 2021

4th Club Qualifying Competition
- Set Subject: Glass

Judged by Simon Collins

3 x Digital Images for the A and B Groups.


Thurs 11th March 2021

The Pat & Ian Show - Part2

Presented by Pat Couder & Ian Brash

Indoor Photography


Thurs 18th March 2021

Smart Phone Competition

Judged by Helen Taylor ARPS DPAGB BPE3*

Images taken with the one camera you always have with you, your smartphone. Enter up to 3 x Digital images.
AND

NEW Triptych Competition

Judged by Helen Taylor ARPS DPAGB BPE3*

A digital Triptych consists of 3 separate, but related, images presented together on a single jpg.
For some examples and ideas, please visit the link below.
www.thephotoargus.com/triptych-photography-examples-and-ideas/
Enter up to 3 Digital Triptychs.


Thurs 25th March 2021

My Approach To Street Photography

Presented by Adrian Whittle

A personal view.


Thurs 1st April 2021

St Mary’s Bay Trophy
- Set Subject: Kent

Judged by Gareth Martin

Up to 3 x Digital images for the trophy.
Landscape, Seascape, Urbanscape - must all be taken locally in Kent.


Thurs 15th April 2021

5th Club Qualifying Competition

Judged by Anne Sutcliffe - Solihull CC

3 x Digital Images for the A and B Groups.
- the final league competition to decide the winners!


Thurs 22nd April 2021

Seeing Is Believing

Presented by Warren Alani ARPS DPAGB AFIAP BPE5

Mono Photography.


Thurs 29th April 2021

The Bill Wearing Memorial Competition

Judged by Club Members

Enter up to 3 Digital pictures in each subject:
• Close-up / Table Top
• Sport
• Natural History
• Local History
- Romney Marsh only ...SEE COMPETITION RULES


Thurs 7th May 2021

22nd Annual General Meeting

Have your say.