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Thurso Camera Club Programme 2021
Due to Covid19, meetings will be virtual ones using Zoom software until it is safe/allowed to having meetings in the Pentland Hotel, Thurso
For more information on events contact:-
Colin Campbell
Session 1 - 7.30 to 8.30
Comfort break/Passed Event
Session 2 - 8.40 to 9.20
21st June 21
19:00 -21:00 - Drumhollistan puffin walk.
Taking Numbers for trip out, will put second trip on if plenty people interested.

26th June 21

27th June 21
Bucholie Castle.
Andy will take a group on Saturday @13:00

Colin will take a group on Sunday @10:00

5th July 21
Monday 19:00 for 19:30 Walk along Dunnet beach.
Meet up at the main Dunnet car park next to the Caravan Park.
Option to do Dwarwick Pier or Brough also if groups wished.
If you can submit names to me that will be great so I can establish some group sizes.

19th July 21
Monday Zoom presentation "The Art of Wildlife Photography" from Danny Green.
Zoom link open from 19:00 for a 19:30 Start.
Link to be sent week prior to meeting and day before as a reminder.

24th July 21
Saturday Thurso River, Victoria Walk, Thurso East, Thurso Beach, Scrabster Beach Clean.
This will be a day-long event where anyone can attend at any time to lend a hand.
It will be great publicity for the club and at the same time make the town even more photogenic while we go about with our cameras at the same time!
More info will be released closer to the time!

July 21

July - "Bird Life" Judged by Club & Danny Green

If anyone wishing to enter please submit me their image between now and the 12th of July this will allow me to send it to Danny prior to our presentation. If you are able to submit your images under 3Mb to make it easier for sending that would be much appreciated, but if not I can do it for you.

July - "Bird Life" Judged by Club & Danny Green

Youtube Tutorials
Photographing Small Birds from Field to Lightroom - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzvvxR8wMTA
Bird Photography for Beginners: 9 Tips -
How to Photograph Birds in Flight
Photographing Small Garden Birds -
Bird Photography in Bad Weather -
02 August
Scavenger Hunt

19:00 for 19:30
For more info contact:-
Gareth Watkins
via email or PM through Facebook
09 August
Committee Meeting ZOOM

19:00 for 19:30
email with link to be sent out

16 August
Lightroom/Photoshop Talk
To be scheduled on a later date
19:00 for 19:30
email with link to be sent out
For more info contact:-
Colin Campbell
28 August
Dirlot Castle

Let Colin know if your going  as we may book the Ulbster Arms in Halkirk for soup and sandwiches afterwards!
Check email/Facebook
for Updates

6th Sept
Loch More
(Past Westerdale)

However if you want to come later feel free as we won't be far away!


15th Sept
Septembers competition is
3 images of one theme.

Please only submit one set this time rather than 1 colour and 1 black and white.
If everyone can get there image sets to me by the 15th September

20th Sept
"Bound by Starlight"

Astro Photographer
"Bound by Starlight"
via ZOOM.
I will send out links closer to the time.

October Competition

Fruit n floral - anything to do with fruit or floral 1 image Colour 1 image B+W.

4th October
An Introduction to analogue

Club Member Gareth Watkins will be giving us an introductory talk on film photography and processing.
The meeting will be held on zoom and open from 19:00 and the talk will start at 19:30

18th October
Floral Photography Talk

Photographer Andy Small will be giving us a talk on his experience in floral photography.

The meeting will be held on zoom and open from 19:00 and the talk will start at 19:30

24th October
Outdoor gathering at Whaligoe Steps

The club will be looking to meet on Sunday the 24th at 11oclock at Whaligoe Steps.
Please note this is a change in the original programme to allow more people to attend.
Due to the limited car parking space at the location, we will be doing a series of carpools from Thurso/Wick if there is anyone else wishing to attend please can you let me know so I can sort out the carpools.
This should be an interesting talk where Bob will be giving us a good insight into the history of the steps so one not to be missed!
Richard - Driver
Picking up Ally and Jason @ Lidl Car Wick park. 10:30

Bob - Driver Spare car (3 Seats Spare)

Colin - Driver
Pick up Grant & Jean @ Simpsons Petrol Station Thurso 10:15. (1 Seat Spare)

November Competition

November Competition

The theme is Sunrise and Sunsets!

Some useful youtube videos:-

Tips for Capturing

Tips for Editing

1st November
CANCELLED due to Weather Forecast
Club Outing - Monday the 1st of November Approx 19:30

Club Outing - Wick Town Area for some night-time shots around 19:30.

This will be weather dependent however if I could get an idea of names who will be able to attend this I can help sort out some possible carpools if required.

11th November
Club Committee Zoom Meeting
19:00 for a 19:30 start

Thursday the 11th @ 19:00 for a 19:30 start
Due to the highland challenge meeting being scheduled for the 10th of November I am going to change this committee meeting to Thursday the 11th from the originally planned date of the 8th.

15th November
Landscape Photography Talk ZOOM 19:00 for a 19:30 Start

19:00 for a 19:30 Start
Landscape Photographer Harry Wheeler Brand will be giving us a talk.

22nd November
Wildlife Photography Talk ZOOM
Dingwall Camera Club Zoom Meeting

Time TBC
Dingwall Camera Club has invited TCC to their talks this year. on the 22nd of November, they will be looking to have a wildlife photography talk delivered by Tracy Lund. I will get the link and times closer to the talk and distribute them to the club beforehand.

27th November
Club Outing

Outdoor Get together
We have scheduled a light painting trial if anyone has any ideas on locations and places it will be great to hear from you.

13th December
Dingwall Camera Club - ZOOM Meeting
“Comfy Shoes & A Smile - Street Photography”
19:30 Start

For ZOOM Link contact:-
Colin Campbell
or check email/Facebook

Thurso Camera Club Programme 2022
10th January
Club Committee Zoom Meeting
19:00 for a 19:30 start

ZOOM Details to Follow

17th January

TCC ZOOM meeting by Ian Cook
19:00 for a 19:30 start

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