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:

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Tuesday 04-Jul
Club BBQ
Thursday 06-Jul
Social outing to the Chelmsford Beer Festival
Tuesday 11-Jul
Lobster Smack – Canvey Island.
Wednesday 12-Jul
Classics on the Common – cars on Galleywood Common,
not a club event, but worth taking your camera too, its free!
Tuesday 18-Jul
Outdoor model shoot – Bikes & Scooters Southend
Tuesday 25-Jul
Trip to Burnham – Karen K & Marion, tour of RNLI boat house.
Meet Vicarage Road 7pm for car sharing
Tuesday 01-Aug
Great Waltham Village and Pub visit.    Tony  Curd Leading
Meet 7:30 at the Rose & Crown
Tuesday 08-Aug
Social White Horse due to bad weather.  From 7:45pm
Tuesday 15-Aug
Maldon Prom & Hythe Quay – photo & pint.  7:30 by the Jolly Sailor
Tuesday 22-Aug
Heybridge Basin – 7:30pm at the Lock Tea room for a walk along
the sea wall, sunset over the water
Tuesday 29-Aug
No Meeting
Tuesday 05-Sep
Reading Rooms Return!   RAW edits competition, Taking Inspiration
from the the online community and looking ahead.

Programme 17/18

 SEP 12th POTY #8 – Open Digital, judged by  David Portwain – NB: Venue Moulsham Mill
19th Practical – club outdoor shoot  – Light Trails – from 7:30pm at the Army & Navy
26th Be The Judge – Best Summer images voted by members
OCT 3rd POTY #9 – Open B&W Competition (Prints only), Judged by Ron Tear
10th Practical Portrait Evening – Galleywood Heritage Centre
17th Practical Evening – Fun with Flash
24th Guest Speaker – “Close-up and Macro Nature Photography” by Daniel Bridge
31st AGM (& EAF Presentation)
NOV 7th POTY #10 – Final Open Competition, judged by  Gill Adams
14th B&W Interclub Monochrome Print Challenge – NB: Moulsham Mill
21st Internal Speaker – “Editing Portraits in PS and LR”  by Paul Hudson
28th Guest Speaker – “Off the beaten Track – Part 2” by Tony Rye.
DEC 5th Awards Evening, Portrait, Landscape, Presidents Cup, Image of the Year
12th Practical Portrait Evening – Galleywood Heritage Centre
19th Christmas Meal – Fox & Raven
9th Open Evening – Review of 2017 & Prepare for 2018
16th Practical Evening – Light Trials in Chelmsford (weather permitting)
23rd POTY #1 – Open, judged by Roger Winter
30th Guest Speaker – “Every Picture Tells a Story”  by Jim Price
FEB 6th Member Talks – My best shots (taking and processing)
13th POTY #2 – Open (Print only), judged by Julie Hutson
20th Practical Evening – Understanding & Controlling Depth of Field
27th  Guest Speaker- “Reality is for those with no imagination” by Gary Nicholls
MAR 6th POTY # 3 – Open, judged by Gordon Braham
13th Practical Portrait Evening – Galleywood Heritage Centre
20th Practical Evening – Mini Workshops
27th POTY #4- Portfolio competition, judged by Graham Parry
10th TBC
17th Jack Levett Challenge 2018, judged by David Portwain
24th Practical Portrait Evening – Galleywood Heritage Centre
MAY 1st  Guest Speaker- “People” by Graham Pary (Contains nudity)
8th POTY #5- Landscape Competition, judged by Phill Ricketts
15th Practical Evening – “Macro night”
22nd Guest Speaker- “Ten Top Tips” by Daniel Bridge
29th POTY #6- Portrait Competition
JUN 5th Practical Portrait Evening – Galleywood Heritage Centre
12th  Guest Speaker- “Colourful contrasts of India and Nepal”by John Wrigley
19th POTY #7 – Open, judged by Barbie Lindsay
26th Quiz Night with Cheese & Wine
JUL 3rd Summer Barbecue hosted by Chairman