Aug
26
1:00pm 1:00pm

Summer Event: River Walk & Pub

A guided walk along the Thames from Kew to Richmond

With Photographic opportunities galore, recovering an an excellent Pub.

Social Secretary Mike Roscoe writes:

"It's a river walk this time - meeting at the main gates outside Kew Gardens and then walking to Richmond - followed by a pub meal.  For those who still have a bit of energy left and would like to walk off some of the food and drink I'm planning to walk back to Kew.   For those unable to then there's bus, tube and overground from Richmond to wherever they need to go.  I'm proposing a 1pm start at Kew and lunch about 2pm - exact pub in Richmond TBC and I'm open to suggestions.

Further information and Bookings: Mike Roscoe

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Sep
2
2:00pm 2:00pm

New Season: Barbeque

Always a firm favourite, this Late Summer Event this season doubles up as the first event of the new season.  

Come along with your smartphones and tablets if you wish, to show off your close-season work, or just come for good food and drink and of course excellent company.

Amanda Wright has kindly agreed to host this year's event.  Let us start off the new season with a bang.  The first Print Competition is just five days later...

£10 contribution per person towards the food.   Please also bring a bottle.

Please confirm your booking directly with Amanda Wright

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Sep
7
8:00pm 8:00pm

Printed Image Competition #1

The first competition of the new season, this one is for printed images.   A maximum of four images can be submitted with no more than three in either set subject or open categories.   For more details about rules see elsewhere on the website.

Set Subject:  Pink

Judge:  Micki Aston

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Sep
14
8:00pm 8:00pm

PRACTICAL | Tabletop

With the first projected competition having the theme of "Tabletop" this is an additional opportunity to capture a 20-scoring image for next week's competition.

We'll have a number of tabletop options for you and, of course, if you would like to bring something of your own to photograph, please feel free to do so.

 

 

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Sep
28
8:00pm 8:00pm

TALK | Andy Sands

EHHPS is delighted to welcome back Andy to present some of his outstanding and inspiring images.

A lifelong naturalist, Andy Sands has been photographing wildlife for more than 15 years and has an enviable reputation for photographing the flora and fauna of British wildlife.  

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Nov
9
8:00pm 8:00pm

TALK | Benjamin Graham

Following on from his talk to EHHPS on light and timing in landscape photography, Ben returns to show us more of his images, some of which featured in his one-man exhibition at  the Oxmarket Gallery during the highly respected Festival of Chichester this summer.

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Nov
23
8:00pm 8:00pm

EVENT | A/V night

Your chance to  offer the club an insight into your archive......set to music or other soundtrack.   

Sequences should, ideally, be no longer than 5 minutes in duration.     Please be prepared to talk about how you put your sequence together so that others may learn from your experience.

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Jan
11
8:00pm 8:00pm

TALK | Micki Aston "Vietnam & Cambodia"

Micki has been coming to EHHPS as a judge for over 18 years and this week, we welcome her as a speaker.   This evening's presentation will be on Micki's recent trips to Vietnam and Cambodia.

Biog:
Micki has been widely published in a variety of books and other photographic publications, as well as having had her work regularly exhibited in the Cotswold Monochrome International Salon.   She judges both inter-club and country competitions throughout southern England, as well as lecturing extensively on her travel photography.

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Feb
8
8:00pm 8:00pm

Printed Image Competition | Dell & Pietruski

A print competition, with awards in two categories presented on the night.

Dell : Black and white print

Pietruski : Colour print

Think of it as a normal print competition, but with the set subject being ‘Black and White’ or 'Colour'

You may enter a maximum of 4 images, with a maximum of 3 in one category

Do enter your best images - new ones are preferred but repeats are allowed.

Any further questions should be directed to the competitions secretary, Emmanuel.

Judge:  tbc

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Feb
21
8:00pm 8:00pm

Match-a-Digi

Fast, furious and friendly competition between EHHPS, Field End Photographic Society and Pinner Camera Club. This year, Field End are the hosts.

How it works:

Each club comes with a bank of 40 images
There are 36 rounds of three images, one from each club, with the clubs taking it in turn to start (so each club ends up with 4 ‘spare’ images)

The images in the competition are judged, both photographically and as the nearest match to the first image in the round.  

Judge: tbc

Location:
Field End Photographic Society,
Ruislip Methodist Church,
(via Ickenham Road)
HA4 7BZ
 

Click here for map

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Mar
29
8:00pm 8:00pm

TALK | David Boag "The World of the Wildlife Photographer"

This entertaining lecture spans 35 years of photography and takes us to 5 continents.    David is most frequently asked questions about his ‘favourites’ such as  

  • What are the pictures you are most pleased with?  
  • What is the best place you have visited?  
  • Which subjects do you most enjoy photographing?  

David says, "These are impossible questions to answer because one's opinion constantly changes.    How can you possibly compare the Queensland tropical rain forest with the desert of Utah; or compare the delicate but vibrant sunbirds with the power and majesty of a bald eagle?    It may be impossible but, in this lecture, I am going to try!    Working my way through my commissions over a span of 30 years, I will bring you right up to date with my latest and most exciting project."

Biog:
David Boag is a wildlife photographer and the author/photographer of 18 published books, the first of were ‘The Kingfisher’ published in 1982 and ‘The Atlantic Puffin’ published a couple of years later.   His work became the subject of the television programme ‘Out of Town’ and he has since been involved with both television and radio, either in an advisory capacity or as a knowledgeable guest or presenter. 

David lectures regularly throughout the country to a wide variety of natural history, photographic and general interest audiences including for organisations such as the National Trust, the RSPB, British Trust for Ornithology and the Royal Photographic Society.     His work is marketed throughout the world by a variety of top agencies which has led him to working throughout Europe, Australia, Africa and in America. 

David has taught photography to both photographic degree and wildlife illustration students and his tutorial DVDs have been extremely popular and successful.     

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May
16
7:30pm 7:30pm

VISIT : Highcliffe & Infinity

The club's now traditional foray to the New Forest and surrounding areas as we pay a visit for a friendly competition against Highcliffe & Infinity Photography Club.

We leave on the Wednesday morning, take photographs en route, stay in a local hotel and attend H&I's club night for the competition, then travel back (more photo opportunities) for our EHHPS Club night.  Great fun!

More details nearer the time.  Let someone on the committee know if you are interested in coming along and we will try and co-ordinate lifts.   

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May
31
8:00pm 8:00pm

Millennium Competition : Projected and Printed Images

The Club is the Judge...

Over the course of the evening, all of the print and projected images which have scored 20's in the Club competitions throughout the year are shown.   The images are then scored by everyone present to elicit an overall winning print and an overall winning projected image.

There is already a record of projected images scoring 20 so these images will already exist on file.   However, prints scoring 20 will need to be brought in on the night - no later than 7.45pm please, so that we have time to display them.

Come and join in this celebration of a year of fabulous photography!

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Jun
7
8:00pm 8:00pm

Annual Exhibition of Printed and Projected Images

This is the final competition of the EHHPS year and is completely open (i.e. there is no set subject).   The evening will consist of both printed and projected images and you may submit up to three images in each section.    It is your choice as to what images you enter so it can be work you have already entered throughout the year, or entirely new work.  It could be an image you are  particularly pleased with, or an image that you have revisited - perhaps making alterations suggested by a judge in a previous competition.

And, of course, there are trophies!

Judge:  tbc

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Jun
14
8:00pm 8:00pm

EHHPS Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Ealing and Hampshire House Photographic Society will be held on Thursday, 29th June at 8pm in our usual venue.   

An agenda and the minutes from last year's AGM will be circulated beforehand.

Members who would like to raise items under "Any Other Business" can email secretary@ehhps.org.uk in advance of the meeting and no later than the 7th June.

Please get in touch if you are interested in joining the committee.

EHHPS belongs to you, the members, so do come along and be part of the action.

This is also the evening when we find out who has won the print and projected image competitions and the trophies awarded!

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Jun
8
8:00pm 8:00pm

EHHPS Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Ealing and Hampshire House Photographic Society will be held on Thursday, 8th June at 8pm in the Garden Room of 'The Grange', Warwick Road, Ealing W5 3XH  

An agenda and the minutes from last year's AGM will be circulated beforehand.

Members who would like to raise items under "Any Other Business" can email secretary@ehhps.org.uk in advance of the meeting and no later than the 8th June.

Please also get in touch if you are interested in joining the committee.

EHHPS belongs to you, the members, so do come along and be part of the action.

This is also the evening when we find out who has won the print and projected image competitions and the trophies awarded.

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Jun
5
8:00pm 8:00pm

Match-a-Digi

Fast, furious and friendly competition between EHHPS, Field End Photographic Society and Pinner Camera Club. This year, Pinner are the hosts.

How it works:

Each club comes with a bank of 40 images
There are 36 rounds of three images, one from each club, with the clubs taking it in turn to start (so each club ends up with 4 ‘spare’ images)

The images in the competition are judged, both photographically and as the nearest match to the first image in the round.  

Judge: Martin Patten

Location: Fairfield Church Hall, Windsor Close, Northwood Hills HA6 1PD

Map

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Jun
1
8:00pm 8:00pm

Millennium Competition : Projected and Printed Images

The Club is the Judge...

Over the course of the evening, all of the print and projected images which have scored 20's in the Club competitions throughout the year are shown.   The images are then scored by everyone present to elicit an overall winning print and an overall winning projected image.

There is already a record of projected images scoring 20 so these images will already exist on file.   However, prints scoring 20 will need to be brought in on the night - no later than 1945 please, so that we have time to display them.

Come and join in this celebration of a year of fabulous photography!

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May
18
8:00pm 8:00pm

TALK | Maythem Ridha "Shooting in the Middle East and North Africa"

Maythem Ridha has lived, travelled and worked in countries as diverse as Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Libya, Algeria, the Gulf States and Morocco.

In this talk, Maythem describes how he has shot in different parts of the Middle East and North Africa inspired by the wonderfully textured locations, interesting characters and stunning light. Presenting his photographs, he will be discussing the methods he uses to shoot travel, street and environmental portraits in, at times, hostile environments. This visually informative and entertaining talk coincides with the launch of his new photobook Beyond Moments.

MAYTHEM RIDHA spent his childhood in Iraq before moving to the UK. He has over 20 years experience creating award-winning film and photography projects. Graduating from the University of Westminster with a B.A Hons in Photography, his main focus is travel, portrait and street photography. His work has been exhibited in several one-man shows and joint exhibitions for projects such as Al-Intihar, Interface and his more recent My Camera in Exile collection. Recipient of Al-Hambra Award for Excellence in the Arts, Maythem works with a diverse range of international clients as well as leading workshops and master-classes in photography and filmmaking. In 2013 The Iraqi Ministry of Culture held an exhibition of his work at the Iraqi Cultural Centre UK, which resulted in the development of a photographic book, Beyond Moments, a journey through Morocco, published in 2016.

 

 

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May
10
7:30pm 7:30pm

VISIT | Highcliffe & Infinity

The club's now traditional foray to the New Forest and surrounding areas as we pay a visit for a friendly competition against Highcliffe & Infinity Photography Club.

We leave on the Wednesday, take photographs en route, stay in a local hotel and attend H&I's club night for the competition, then travel back (more photo opportunities) for our EHHPS Club night.  Great fun!

More details nearer the time.

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May
4
8:00pm 8:00pm

TALK | Gareth Davies on Panoramic Photography

EHHPS is delighted to welcome Gareth Davies whose talk will very briefly cover the history of panoramic photography, before describing the different types of panoramas. Gareth will concentrate on ‘slit-scan’ images, including 360 degree images made with rotating cameras, photofinish images, more usually seen in horse racing or athletics to determine finishing positions, and streak images, normally only used for scientific purposes, as well as slit-scan videos. There will be a chance to see and handle several specialist panoramic cameras, including a Swiss precision rotating camera and a photofinish one made out of Lego, but the talk will also show how to make these types of images without specialist equipment.

 

GARETH DAVIES

Gareth specialises in panoramic imaging, an interest first started in 1995 using a Russian swing-lens camera which continued by building a rotating 360degree camera in 1999. He has built two further cameras for his experiments with photofinish photography, but now mainly uses commercially built film cameras or digital techniques. He is one of only two UK members of the International Association of Panoramic Photographers.

 

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Apr
6
8:00pm 8:00pm

TALK | Linda Wevill : My Fellowship and Beyond

We are delighted to welcome to the EHHPS, this photographer whose work has been much commended.    In the first half she will show the work which led up to her being awarded Fellowship of the RPS and she will show her finished panel.    In the second half of the evening, she will show the work she has been been doing since.

 

LINDA WEVILL FRPS EFIAP/B DPAGB

Linda has been passionate about photography for many years and although her main photographic interest is the landscape, she also enjoys capturing a diverse range of images, from still life to travel photography.  In May 2013, Linda was awarded her Fellowship of the RPS in the Visual Art category.  In May 2014 she gained her EFIAP Bronze distinction.  

Linda has exhibited widely and had articles and images published in many photographic magazines.  She has been Commended in the Landscape Photographer of the Year and her image selected by Camden Graphics for their Take-a-View range of greetings cards sold for Christmas 2015 and 2016.

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Mar
23
8:00pm 8:00pm

PRACTICAL | "Up Close and Personal..."

Bring your cameras to this practical session where we will try out some of the techniques used in close-up photography.  

This could include:  

  • Flower macro photography
  • Kitchen abstracts; such as cut up fruit, oil on water, milk drops

If you have something you would particularly like to try, please contact Kristin and we will try to accommodate.

 

 

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CACC Championship Day at Amersham
Mar
19
1:00pm 1:00pm

CACC Championship Day at Amersham

Includes the Chilterns 100 and Print and Projected Championships

Location: Drake Hall, Amersham Community Centre, Chiltern Avenue, HP6 5AH
Location Map

Timetable:

  • 11.00am: Doors open for receipt of prints
  • 12.30pm: Closing time for delivery by Clubs of prints for the Print Championship
  • 1pm: Start and judging of the Chilterns Hundred Members Exhibition
  • 2.45pm (estimated): Judging of the Print Championship
  • 4.45pm (estimated): Judging of the Projected Championship
  • There will be breaks between events, and the day is expected to close by 7pm 

Further Information 

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Feb
23
8:00pm 8:00pm

Images & Music

Bring a set of images that is inspired by music.  There are 3 themes to enter and you can enter as many photos in any of the themes you like...

Theme 1   Take a Photo which is an alternative Album Cover for a Music Album. Whether Pop, Rock, Heavy Metal, Jazz, Country or Blues, albums often have dull, lacklustre covers and and I'm sure we could do better.  We'd like you to take a photo which illustrates the Album title. It's your own interpretation so you can be as creative, literal or humorous as you like.

Theme 2   Take a Photo which illustrates a Song Title, from  'Stairway to Heaven'  to  'My baby just cares for me'  there's a song title out there asking for a Photo.

Theme 3   An image which is an illustrates a line or two of song lyric e.g. In Penny Lane 'There is a barber showing photographs' 

A few notes that might help... 

  • There's no outside judge so no stress. You can reveal the Album, Song or Lyric you've interpreted or ask club members to guess on the night.
  • We're looking for your imagination, your interpretation and your creativity rather than technically perfect photos.
  •  You could delve into your snow photos and enter a photo of a snowy Ealing common as The Beatles - White Album but we'd prefer new photos taken especially for this fun evening.
  • As this is not a real competition you're allowed to enter any of your music themed photos into subsequent monthly competitions.
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Feb
2
8:00pm 8:00pm

Dell & Pietruski

A printed competition, with prizes on the night.

There are 2 categories in which you can enter

Dell : Black and white print, either home or commercially produced

Pietruski : Colour print, either home or commercially produced

Maximum 4 images, maximum 3 in one category

Think of it as a normal print competition, but with the set subject being ‘Black and White’ or 'Colour'

These should be your best images - new ones are preferred but repeats are allowed.

Any further questions should be directed to the competitions secretary, Emmanuel.

Judge:  Julia Cleaver

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Jan
19
8:00pm 8:00pm

TALK | John Humphrey "Creative Photography"

This fascinating presentation looks at John's approach to developing a photographic style that is personal, different and distinctive. He considers the ‘rules’ of photography, and when to break them. Creative techniques, with and without Photoshop are reviewed, including imaginative use of depth of field, split toning, abstraction and distortion.

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CACC Rosebowl: Second Round
Jan
17
7:30pm 7:30pm

CACC Rosebowl: Second Round

The second round of the RoseBowl competition sees EHHPS competing against XRR PS and Witney PG who are hosting.

The Venue is:

Madley Park Hall
Northfield Farm Lane
Harvest Way
Witney
OX28 1UE

More information on getting there here

Please note the start time of 7:30 p.m.

Further information in the Rosebowl fixtures here
Progress to date here

For any further details please contact our External Competitions Secretary, Amanda Wright

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Jan
12
8:00pm 8:00pm

A/V Night

Your chance to  offer the club an insight into your archive......set to music or other soundtrack.   

Sequences should, ideally, be no longer than 5 minutes in duration.     Please be prepared to talk about how you put your sequence together so that others may learn from your experience.

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