2015 Programme Archive

A full and varied programme with activities for all interests.  Talks, practicals, trips, expert tuition and great socials.  Meeting at the Reading Rooms, Baddow unless otherwise stated below:

January
06-Jan Open Evening – Review of 2014 & Prepare for 2015 – Festive knockout Digital Comp
13-Jan Guest Speaker Daniel Bridge on ‘Close Up & Macro Nature’
20-Jan First POTY Competition, Judge Graham Parry
27-Jan Practical Evening Splash Photography – Reading Rooms
February
03-Feb BCC Member Talks – Tony Curd & Marion Sidebottom
10-Feb POTY – Open Competition, Judge Patrick Higham
17-Feb Practical Portrait evening – Reading Rooms, Bell Street, Great Baddow, CM2 7JR
24-Feb Digital only open competition (POTY) –  Judge Ron Tear.  Entries to be received by 17th Feb.
March
03-Mar Guest Speaker – Ben Rector, Photographing musicians, artists & famous people
10-Mar Portfolio Competition, Judge John Wrigley
17-Mar Practical Evening Light Painting/Star Trails – Reading Rooms
24-Mar Practical Evening Night Trails – venue tbc
31-Mar Masking and selection with Photoshop
April
07-Apr Easter Holiday
14-Apr Jack Levett Challenge – Baddow Camera Club, Judge Roger Winter
21-Apr Practical Portrait Evening – Rawlight
28-Apr Guest Speaker
May
05-May Portrait Competition (POTY)
12-May Guest Speaker – Colin Westgate – Iceland
19-May Landscape Competition (POTY) – Judge Phil Ricketts
26-May Practical Evening
June
02-Jun Practical Portrait Evening – Rawlight
09-Jun Open Competition (POTY)
16-Jun Quiz night
Summer Programme
23-Jun Summer BBQ – Chairman’s House
30-Jun Villages of Essex Part 1 – Finchingfield, depart Vicarage Road, Baddow 7pm
July
04-Jul Saturday – Chelmsford Photo Marathon, 10am – 4pm
07-Jul- Social – Chelmsford Beer Festival, from 7:45pm-
14-Jul- Postponed until 28th July Hanningfield Resevoir-
19-Jul- Sunday – Brick Lane & Spitalfields Market Street Photography – Meet outside Liverpool Street Station 11am (Bishopgate Entrance)-
21-Jul- Villages of Essex Part 2 – Changed to Haybridge Basin, Meet at “The Lock” tea rooms at 7:30pm for a walk along the sea wall towards Maldon.
25-Jul Saturday – Chelmsford Photo Marathon Presentation
28-Jul Hanningfield Resevoir – 7:30pm Cost £5 – exclusive use for Baddow CC till 10pm
August
04-Aug Villages of Essex Part 3 – Changed to Mountnessing Windmill, depart Vicarage Road, Baddow 7pm
11-Aug Social – White Horse, from 7:45pm
18-Aug Social – White Horse, from 7:45pm
25-Aug Social – White Horse, from 7:45pm
September
01-Sep Main programme resumes, review of Marathon & looking ahead, Reading Rooms, Baddow
08-Sep POTY – Open Competition, Judge Patrick Higham
15-Sep Guest Speaker Chris Webber –  ‘Fast Moving Objects, Slow Shutter Speed & Moving Objects’
22-Sep Be the judge – Best Summer Village images voted by members
29-Sep Practical Portrait Evening – Rawlight, Southend – Depart Vicarage road 7pm sharp
October
06-Oct Practical – motion blur – camera’s required
13-Oct AGM & EAF Portfolio Presentation
20-Oct Open POTY – B & W Competition (Prints  Only) – Judge Phil Chatfield
27-Oct Practical – Splash night & Trigger Trap – Camera’s & tripods required
November
03-Nov Final POTY Open Competition- Judge Gordan Bramham
10-Nov B&W Invitational event at Moulsham Mill – Judge Howard King
17-Nov Guest Speaker Caroline Mockett –  ‘Making Better Pictures’ & Composition, informal critique
24-Nov Practical Evening – Portrait night at the reading rooms, camera’s required
December
01-Dec Awards evening ,Portrait and Landscape of the year, and Presidents Cup CompsJudge Bob Good
08-Dec Practical Portrait Evening – Rawlight
15-Dec Xmas Meal
23-Dec Holiday
30-Dec Holiday