Programme 2023-2024

Programme 2023-2024.

In chronological order – click on the tab to reveal further information – download a copy here

Brendan McIlhargey, “The Lone Tree at Sunrise”. Winner of Programme Cover Competition 2022-2023

Sept 2023

5th   – Welcome to the start of the new season! – Annual General Meeting + a chance for a bit of socialising with some refreshments + “And this is one I made earlier”; how Karen Hall ARPS created “Prince Poinsettia”
12th – “Landscape – The Art of Seeing” ~ Slawek Staszczuk
19th – PDI Competition No 1 ~ David Eastley LRPS
26th – Our Special Interest Groups (SIGs) & new members’ presentations


3rd – Print Competition No 1 ~ Eddie Lord
10th – “The Art of Documentary Photograph” ~ Bob Holmes
17th – The Keith Hunt AV Competition ~ John Randall
24th – PDI Competition No 2 ~ Rosemary Wilman HonFRPS APAGB AFIAP ABPE
31st – “Creations, Manipulations & Other Magic Tricks” ~ Andrew Turner


7th – Concorde Trophy Competition ~ David Eastley LRPS
14th – “Unseen London” ~ Peter Dazeley BEM FRPS
21st – Print Competition No 2 ~ Geoff Young
28th – “The Unique wildlife of Bali and Borneo”  & “The Black Grouse Lek” ~ John Birch.   Online only via Teams


5th – Genre Competition “Documentary Photography” for Jim Cottrill Trophy ~ David Hughes ARPS DPAGB BPE3*
12th – “My Photographic Journey” ~ Susan Brown FRPS.  Online only via Teams
19th – Christmas Dinner
26th – Christmas break, no meeting

Jan 2024

2nd – New Year break, no meeting
9th – “Not Afraid of the Dark” ~ David Collyer FRPS.  Online only via Teams, in collaboration with Old Coulsdon Camera Club.
16th – PDI Competition 3 ~ Graham Mansfield
23rd – “Masters of Photography Part 2” ~ Justin Cliffe ARPS & David Smith LRPS CPAGB
30th – Print Competition No 3 ~ Tim Clarke LRPS


6th – “An Introduction to Using a DSLR for Astroimaging” aka “Fumbling in the Dark” ~ John Axtell
13th – Halliday Portrait Competition ~ Geoff Young
20th – “Finding Your Ground” ~ Ken Scott ARPS APAGB MBPsS
27th – PDI Competition No 4 ~ Graeme Wales ARPS CPAGB BPE2*


5th – The Surrey Advertiser Rosebowl ~ Ken Scott ARPS APAGB MBPsS
12th – “Out of Africa” ~ John Nathan ARPS
19th – Print Competition No 4 ~ Peter Merry
26th – “Portraiture – capturing the personality and the mood” ~ John Sherringham ANPS


2nd – New Members evening, plus Special Interest Groups (SIGs) updates, followed by a presentation on drone photography.
9th – Experimental & Creative Photography (TEACUP Trophy) ~ Ian Brash CPAGB BPE2
13th (Saturday) – Annual Exhibition Private Viewing ~ Chris Palmer FRPS APAGB FPSA EFIAP
16th – “Can’t see the wood for the trees” ~ Eddie Hyde FRPS
23rd – PDI Competition No 5 ~ Richard Sharman ARPS
30th – The Jeff Darken Cup for Monochrome Prints ~ Micki Aston MCIoJ CPAGB


7th – “The City of London” ~ Justin Cliffe, and “In another Light – a foray into faux colour infrared” ~ Keith Newton
14th – Print Competition No 5 ~ Tim Morland ARPS
18th (Saturday) – Annual Exhibition Public Viewing in Woking
21st – “4 Thoughts” ~ Peter Merry LRPS
28th – Programme Image & Members’ Choice Competitions


4th – “PIMS” (Pat, Ian & Mike Show) ~ Challenges, with audience participation ~ Pat Couder CPAGB BPE1* QPSA and Ian Brash CPAGB BPE2
11th – PDI Competition Final ~ Ian Brash CPAGB BPE2
18th – President’s Evening
25th – Print Competition Final ~ Eddie Hyde

July & August

2nd July – End of Season Social Evening
July & August – Annual Exhibition Public Viewing at Dapdune Wharf