Dorking Camera Club est.1955

‘Guidance, Education, Enjoyment’

DCC Programme for 2024/25

COMING SOON 

All meetings are in the Hall unless stated otherwise.

  • 4th September:  Welcome to the new Season.  Overview of the new programme and preparing images for printing by Paul Hodson. 

  • 11th September: Competition Briefings: Each competition described in more detail so you know what to expect, and how to use the Uploader. Plus selection of your images for summer events.

  • 18th September: Critique Night 1.  Submit 2 images taken in 2023 for future use in competitions and get expert advise from an experienced judge David Harford

  • 25th September: Moller PDI Round 1 League Competition by CLASS.  Upload TWO images to PDI specifications. OPEN subject. Judge: John Nathan ARPS

  • 2nd October: PRESENTATION: Printers & Printing.  Demystifying Printing with Tim Jones - Tim will print, show and discuss members images from last week's Moller competition. 

  • 9th October: Tate Print Round 1 League Competition by CLASS. Upload your entries and bring up to two mounted images on the evening. OPEN SUBJECT.  Judge: Keith Newton LRPS

  • 16th October: ZOOM at home. Training Module.   "Introduction to Lightroom" with Joe Houghton   

  • 23rd OctoberTraining Module.   Creative approaches to photography.  Sheena Rogers  ARPS

  •  30th October: NEW Inter Club Competition with Reigate PA. (friendly) PDI comp.  Judge: Chris Dixon ARPS

  • 6th November: Special Print Panel Competition (by CLASS) - Set subject - 'Patterns and Textures'  Judge: Darren Pullman EFIAP  CPAGB  BPE3*      

  •  13th November:  Training Module.  Part 1. Processing Fine Art Images with David Hindley.  Part 2. Get to know your Mobile Phone with Bogdan and Richard Knapp. Everything you wanted to know on how to take a good phone image. 

  • 20th November:  Moller PDI Round 2 League Competition by CLASS.  Upload TWO images to PDI specifications. OPEN subject.  Judge: Steve Lawrenson ARPS  APAGB

  • 27th November:  ZOOM Presentation: 8.00pm  Anna Morgan from Canada.

  • 4th December:   Photo on a Phone Competition -   Fun competition where you get to have the final vote. 

  • 4th - 10th December: DCC Denbies Exhibition.

  •  11th December: DCC Christmas Dinner.  Dorking Golf Club  7.30pm   Menu and Booking Form have been sent out.

  •  18th December:  NO MEETING  but, we will be undertaking the calibration of the club laptop and projector if you want to come and see how this works and perhaps use the 'Spyder' to do the same on your PC or Laptop.

  • 25th December:   NO MEETING

  • 1st January 2024:   NO MEETING

  • 8th January:  Critique Night 2 Submit 2 images taken in 2023 for future use in competitions and get expert advice from an experienced judge Wilman, Rosemary HonFRPS ABPE AFIAP APAGB

  • 15th January: Presentation: Nature and wildlife photography from the judge’s viewpoint

    Bob Webzell ARPS EFIAP of Brighton and Hove Camera Club http://www.webzell.co.uk/about"
    Bob Webzell Photography
  • 22nd January: 

  • 29th JanuarySPECIAL PDI Competition by CLASS. Set subject 'Portraits'   Judge: Graham Mansfield  

  • 5th February:   Tate Print Round 2 League Competition by CLASS.  Upload your entries and bring up to two mounted images on the evening.  Judge: David Hughes  ARPS  DPAGB  BPE3*

  • 12th February: 'Hand On'  Expert advise on any photography subject. This was very popular last year. Came an talk to experts on all camera makes (most of them) followed by a live processing software Q & A.

  • 19th February: Critique Night 3.  Submit 2 images for future use in competitions and get expert advice from an experienced judge Steve Kingswell  ARPS  AFIAP

  • 26th February : David Multon Trophy. Print & PDI Competition. Set Subject:  OPEN.  Judge: David Eastley LRPS

  • 4th March :  Mike Williamson giving a talk on The Photographers Ephemeris  and Bob Ede on the best Lake District locations with images he has taken there.  Also, guidance to publishing a photo book. Do  bring a photo book if you have some and share your experience.

  • 11th March: Moller PDI Round 3 League Competition by CLASS.  Upload TWO images to PDI specifications. OPEN subject.  Judge: Eddie Lloyd 

  • 18th March: Training Module 'How did they do that'?  Five or six members will reveal how they produced their exceptional images.

  • 25th March:  7.45pm  Match a PDI with Reigate PS  in DORKING.  Judge: Martin Faiers.  Please car share for this week as much as possible. 

  • 1st April: NO MEETING

  • 8th April: Tate Print Round 3 League Competition by CLASS.  Upload your entries and bring up to two mounted images on the evening.  Judge: Monica Weller FRPS

  • 15th April :  TUTORIAL EVENING IN THE HALL:   Bring one print for a 1to1 critique. Bring your Speedlite if you have any Flash questions. Plus, lots more. Final details to follow.

  • 22nd April: ANNUAL PRINT by CLASS. Colour and Mono combined. Judge: Martin Faiers

  • 29th April: PRESENTATION in the Hall: NEW:  Night & Day Panoramas + Portfolio by David Jenner 

    Creative landscape photographer, David Jenner, will present his unique Night & Day panoramas which take anything up to 100 hours to complete! He will also focus on many of his other award winning images from his portfolio with plenty of amusement and heartbreak along the way not to mention an unhealthy obsession with John Craven! This is a talk like no other and promises to be a fantastic evening of entertainment you will never forget.

  • 6th May: Bank Holiday. NO MEETING

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  • 13th May: ANNUAL PDI  by CLASS.  Judge: Tim Morland ARPS

  • 20th May: A.G.M.  8.00pm St Joseph's Hall. Please do attend the AGM.  It is important you have a say about the club and to hear any new proposals being put forward. 

  • 27th May:   Bank Holiday

  • 3rd June: Summer Awards & Supper  7.30pm Dorking Golf Club