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DIARY OF EVENTS 2020
Thurso Camera Club Programme 2020/21 - Issue 1
Due to Covid19, meetings will be virtual ones using Zoom software until it is safe/allowed to having meetings in the Pentland Hotel, Thurso
Date
Session 1 - 7.30 to 8.30
Comfort break
Session 2 - 8.40 to 9.20
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07-Sep
AGM & Business meeting

Business meeting continued

21-Sep
Show of members images from Summer project – local tourist attractions and/or local heritage

Monthly competition 1 – Trees or Bushes.
One Colour and one B&W Image for each subject.

05-Oct
Talks by club members Bob Murdoch and Colin Campbell – “My Best 30 Photos”

Images from Summer Project – local tourist attractions and heritage
Assumes that there was not enough time to show all the summer project images on 21 Sept.
19-Oct
Talk on street and landscape photography by professional photographer Stephen Cosh from Ayrshire

Monthly competition 2 – Street Scene
(judged by Stephen Cosh)
One Colour and one B&W Image for each subject.
Images to be submitted by 5th Oct.
02-Nov
Talk about sports photography by professional photographer Domenic Aquilina from Malta

As per session 1
He is an official photographer with UEFA and has won numerous international awards
16-Nov
Talk on portrait photography by Duncan McLachlan from Murkle https://www.studiograff-photo.co.uk/

Monthly competition 3 – Transport
(judged by Duncan McLachlan)
One Colour and one B&W Image for each subject.
Images to be submitted by 2nd Nov.
23-Nov
Dingwall Camera Club Zoom Meeting @7:30pm
Contact James Gunn for a Link to the Meeting
“Sport, In Camera Creations & More”
Les Loosemore ARPS, AWPF, DPAGB (Port Talbot)



07-Dec
Talks by club members Gareth Watkins and Julie Catterall “My Best 30 Photos”

Show of images taken by members for the Caithness Collection 2021 calendar
The actual calendar will be on show. Members can buy it by ordering in early Oct.
21-Dec
Christmas meal in Pentland Hotel

As per session 1
Assumes that Government restrictions are lifted
04-Jan
No TCC Meeting



Dingwall Camera Club Zoom Meeting @7:30pm
Contact James Gunn for a Link to the Meeting
“From Paintbrush to Pixels”
Jane Lazenby LRPS, CPAGB, BPE3, AFIAP, LMPA (Barnsley)



18-Jan
Talk by James Gunn “The Early Years of Dounreay”

Monthly Competition 4 - The Coast
One Colour and one B&W Image for each subject.
James is Dounreay’s Heritage Officer
Dingwall Camera Club Zoom Meeting @7:30pm
Contact James Gunn for a Link to the Meeting
“Long Exposure & Processing in Mono”
Joe Houghton (Dublin)



01-Feb
Outdoor photoshoot - 1 hour “Photo Scavenge” challenge (in Thurso)


1 hour to capture images of 4 subjects (detailed on the night)
15-Feb
North Highland College model photoshoot (TBC)

As per session 1
Portfolio for the Hair & Beauty students
Dingwall Camera Club Zoom Meeting @7:30pm
Contact James Gunn for a Link to the Meeting
“Title tbc”
Brian Northmore (Plymouth)



01-Mar
Talk by Neil Buchan about the Castlehill Heritage Centre in Castletown  http://castletownheritage.co.uk/centre.htm

As per session 1
Neil has been involved with the centre since its inception in 2006.
15-Mar
Showing of the Thurso Camera Club’s 2006 Caithness slideshow

Monthly competition 5 - Architecture
One Colour and one B&W Image for each subject.
Slideshow is narrated by Bob Johnson
Dingwall Camera Club Zoom Meeting @7:30pm
Contact James Gunn for a Link to the Meeting
"Architectural Photography, in search of the genius loci"
Inake Hernandez-Lasa FRPS, FIPF, AFIAP (Dublin)



March
(TBC)
Highland Challenge competition in Nairn (TBC)


Postponed from 2020, date TBC
05-Apr
TBC

Monthly competition 6  - Lucky Dip
One Colour and one B&W Image for each subject.
Topics and themes have been issued to members by Jane Foster
19-Apr
16 - AGM & trophy presentations

Business meeting & ideas for next summer and winter sessions

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