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DIARY OF EVENTS 2020/2021
Thurso Camera Club Programme 2020/21 - Issue 2
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/Passed Event
Session 2 - 8.40 to 9.20
Comments
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
Quiz with Quizmaster Neil Buchan

As per session 1

04-Jan
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)

As per Session 1
Organised by Dingwall CC
18-Jan
Dingwall Camera Club Zoom Meeting @7:30pm
Contact James Gunn for a Link to the Meeting
“Long Exposure & Processing in Mono”
Joe Houghton (Dublin)

As per Session 1
Organised by Dingwall CC
26- Jan (Tue)
Nairn Camera Club Zoom Meeting @7:30pm
Contact James Gunn for a Link to the Meeting
John McPherson 'Making Photos Work'

As per Session 1
Organised by Nairn CC
01-Feb
Talk by Neil Buchan about the Castlehill Heritage Centre in Castletown http://castletownheritage.co.uk/centre.htm

Monthly Competition 4 - The Coast
One Colour and one B&W Image for each subject.
Judged by Steve Kirkby, Southern Counties Photographic Federation judge.
Images to be submitted by Saturday 16 January.
Neil has been involved with the centre since its inception in 2006
15-Feb
Dingwall Camera Club Zoom Meeting @7:30pm
Contact James Gunn for a Link to the Meeting
“Title tbc”
Brian Northmore (Plymouth)

As per Session 1
Organised by Dingwall CC
01-Mar
Talk by Owen Cochrane, Inverness Camera Club. “Judging by Judge Dread”

Monthly competition 5 – Architecture
One Colour and one B&W Image for each subject.
(judged by Owen Cochrane).
Images to be submitted by 15 February.
Owen will cover his experiences of becoming a photography judge
15-Mar
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)
Next Meeting
As per Session 1
Organised by Dingwall CC
March
(TBC)
Highland Challenge competition in Nairn (TBC)


Postponed from 2020, date TBC.
May be held on Zoom.
05-Apr
Talk by James Gunn “The Early Years of Dounreay”
James is Dounreays Heritage Officer.

Monthly competition 6  - Lucky Dip.
One Colour and one B&W Image for each subject.
Judged by club members on the night.

Topics and themes have been issued to members by Jane Foster
19-Apr
AGM & trophy presentations

Business meeting & ideas for next summer and winter sessions

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