Programme Of Events

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Sept 19    Welcome Back.

Programme and competition information for the new season, along with general tips and advice. Miss these words of wisdom at your peril! 

Sept 26  ‘Finding the Photo’ with Mark Chambers ARPS CPAGB AFIAP BPE3.

Mark is a self-taught and award winning photographer from Worcester. This presentation will show how to go about making composite images.

Learn more about Mark at

Oct 03   ‘Commercial Photography’ with Worcester based Terry Livesey.

What’s involved in being a commercial photographer? What are the genres of commercial photography? What makes a good commercial photographer? These are some of the questions answered within this talk, along with how photography acts as an important part of marketing within your client’s business.

Learn more about Terry at

Oct 10  1st Open Print Competition – Judge: Peter Siviter EFIAP DPAGB.

this competition is any subject but members only and no more than 3 prints per member.

Oct 17 Tony Winfield CPAGB:  ‘Introduction to Creative Photography’.

Tony is an established judge, lecturer, and regular visitor to the club. This presentation provides an insight into creative photography.

Learn more about Tony at

Oct 24  Battle with Stourport Camera Club – Judge: Judy Mainwaring.

Our turn to host the annual battle with Stourport Camera Club won last year by Stourport.

Oct 31   1st DPI Competition – themed. Judge: Alan Lawrence ARPS.

the theme isTHREES  but members only and no more than 3 images per member.

Nov 07  Members Evening with Chairman, Tim Walter.

Introduction from the Chairman followed by lots of advice as members present their own image(s) and explain the rationale behind the picture, camera and processing techniques used.

Nov 14  Studio Night with a ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ theme.

Studio shoot with Ken Hudson as Clyde and Bridgnorth model Rosie Beaman as Bonnie.


Nov 21  2nd Open Print Competition – Judge: John Haines.

This competition is any subject but members only and no more than 3 prints per member.

Nov 28 Ladies v Gents battle. Judge:  Dave Tucker EFIAP/b DPAGB CPAGB BPE3.

Two DPI competitions, one themed ‘WATER’ and one open, to determine whether gents or ladies rule!

Dec 05 An Evening with Verity Milligan.

A presentation by this award winning, Birmingham based, professional photographer.

Learn more about Verity Milligan at

Dec 12  2nd DPI Competition – open. Judge: David Lowe ARPS DPAGB

this competition is any subject but members only and no more than 3 images per member

Dec 19  George Baker Memorial Chairman’s PI Challenge, Quiz and Christmas Party.

this year the challenge is  ‘THE DECISIVE MOMENT.

Members only and no more than 1 image per member followed by quiz and party nibbles.


Jan 09  ‘Long Exposure Daylight Photography’ with David Lowe ARPS DPAGB.

David is an established judge and photographer. This presentation includes some of his long exposure work and practical advice on how the image is achieved.

See more of David’s work at www.davidlowepics

Jan 16  Shropshire Photographic Society Inter Club Battle.

CD presentation of this annual battle including Bridgnorth Camera Club

Jan 21  Battle with Wolverhampton Photographic Society.

Held at Albert Lawn Tennis club, Aldersley Rd, Wolverhampton.

Jan 23  3rd Open Print Competition – Judge: Peter Gennard MFIAP, EFIAP/p.

This competition is any subject but members only and no more than 3 prints per member.

Jan 30 PAGB Print and DPI Exhibition.

DVD slideshow of the accepted images from the PAGB Inter-Federation Competitions held in June 2019.

Feb 06  ‘The Art of Zoo Photography with Tal Chohan.

Tal is a wildlife photographer and works for Canon. He will show you how to get those natural looking photos at the zoo. Ideal for those of us who can’t afford trips to exotic locations!

Learn more about Tal at

Feb 13  3rd DPI Competition – themed. Judge: Ken Hudson CPAGB BPE3

The theme is METAL but members only and no more than 3 images per member.

Feb 20  Members Evening – Image Critique.

A chance to have your images critiqued in preparation for the cup competitions.

Feb 27  Battle with Tettenhall Wood Photographic Society Judge: Terry Livesey.

Our turn to host the annual battle with Tettenhall Wood.

Mar 05 MCPF Travelling Portfolio.

The best prints from the Midland Counties Photographic Federation.

Mar 12  Shrewsbury Open Photographic Exhibition 2019.

PI’s of accepted images from this national competition in its 25th year.

Mar 19 2 Cups DPI Competitions – Judge: Graham Walton DPAGB.

The Bernard Danks Cup / Tomkins Cup / Premier Projected Image Award are all to win.

Mar 27 Pictures on Permajet by Irene Froy EFIAP MPAGB HonPAGB

A DVD presentation of landscapes, flowers, and building images by Irene Froy with reference to the techniques used to achieve the results illustrated.

Learn more about Irene at

Apr 02 Annual Print Competition – Judge: Dr. Anne Sutcliffe FRPS EFIAP PPSA

Group print cups and Premier Print Cup up for grabs.

Apr 09 ‘From Africa to the Arctic’ – A PI presentation with James Woodend.

James is from Bewdley and is a winner of the Telegraph ‘Big Picture’ competition and has achieved awards for his Travel and Astronomy Photography.

Apr 16  The London Salon 2019.

A DVD presentation with commentary showcasing artistic photography

Apr 23 Frank Hodgetts Cup and Curwen Cup – Judge : Alan Lawrence ARPS.

Frank Hodgetts: Landscape  Pi’s. Curwen Cup: Monochrome prints

Apr 30 Annual Dinner and Awards Presentation.

The yearly awards and review again held at ‘The Down’.

May 07  AGM