||Opening Night CISP Show
A celebration of the great images accepted in our very own international exhibition…The Cheltenham International Salon of Photography.
||Ian Bateman FRPS MPAGB AV-AFIAP APAGB
Ian is one of the most successful and skilled AV practitioners in the UK with a string of awards, distinctions and ‘firsts’ to his name. Tonight he shares some of his favourite AV sequences with us. https://www.ibateman.co.uk/ian/av-sequences.html
Please Hand-in entries for Print Aggregate Round 1 Open (on 29th Sept)
Print Appreciation Evening
Please bring two prints (unmounted) for an evening of small-group friendly discussion and critique.
||Aggregate 1 – Prints Open
Judge: Les Loosmore ARPS DPAGB AWPF
Please upload entries by Sept 16th
||Rene de Heer Blowing Hot and Cold
UK-based Rene has been a nature photographer for 30 years and been published widely. In his newest talk he takes us to the stark, cold landscape of the Finnish-Russian border, with its birdlife and dramatic views, and contreast this with the exotic birds and of special places in Spain. http://www.naturepics.co.uk/diaries
Please Upload entries for PDI Aggregate Round 1 Open (on Oct 20th)
||Quintin Lake The Perimeter Walk
Cheltenham-based Quintin spent five years walking around the coast of Britain and produced some stunning images on the way. Tonight, he shares some of the highlights. See here for a flavour:- https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qOY3xihlTZ0
||Aggregate 1 – PDI Open
Judge: Sue O’Connell FIPF ARPS EFIAP/d2 DPAGB BPE5*
& Peter Brisley ARPS EFIAP DPAGB BPE2*
Please upload entries by Oct 6th
||Oliver Herbold A Landscape Photographer and Lockdown By Zoom into Holy Apostles Hall
What does a landscape photographer do when they’re not allowed outside? Oliver Herbold shows us how lockdown forced him out of his comfort zone and into macro, home-absed creativity, Astro photography and the creation of time lapses. German-born Oliver has an international reputation for his landscape and wildlife photography. He also has a passion for long exposures, where he says his aim is ‘to make motion visible’.
Tonight he will be beamed live into Holy Apostles Hall from Germany.
Please Hand-in entries for Print Aggregate Round 2 Open (on 10th Nov)
||Zoom talk: Steve Myall 100 Strangers
The first Zoom talk of the season. Steve’s Flickr site has had more than 2 million views! Join him as he tells us of his project to take portraits of 100 strangers in the street. Street photography with permission. There will be lots of tips on how to approach people and camera technique.
||Aggregate 2 – Prints Open
Judge: John Haines
Please upload entries by Oct 27th
And Upload entries for Harry Sedgwick “Landscape” (on 24th Nov)
||Tuesday by Zoom – Battle with Cheltenham USA
Judge: Ross McKelvey MPAGB MFIAP EFIAP/P FBPE
||Richard Wakefield Creative, Colourful, Cinematic Photography
Richard describes himself as a visual artist, creatively photographing with colour and light in mind. His aim is always for maximum impact, and to give a sense of story and intrigue within a single image. In this session he will give an insight into his filmmaking and photography background, and then take us through his thought processes, mood-boards and workflows.
Please upload entries for PDI Aggregate Round 2 Open (on 1st Dec)
Judge: Eddy Lane ARPS APAGB
Please upload entries by Nov 10th
||Aggregate 2 – PDIs Open
Judge: Peter J Siviter EFIAP
Please upload entries by Nov 17th
||David Lowe Long-exposure daylight photography
Our first print talk of the year comes from David Lowe. He was a popular judge at CCC last year and he returns to show us his own work, concentrating on lone-expose techniques. David is a former chair of the London Salon of Photography and produces stunning images. https://www.davidlowepics.com/
||Christmas Party at Holy Apostles Hall
Provisionally – Battle with Cirencester and Stroud – Cirencester Host TBA
No Meetings – HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND EVERY GOOD WISH FOR 2023 TO ALL MEMBERS.
||CISP 2023 – OPEN for ENTRIES
||Julian Elliott Recent work
Julian is an award-winning professional landscape and travel photographer whose work has been sold in more than 40 countries via Getty Images. Tonight he shares his favourite images from around the world and his philosophy: Get ir right in camera and keep processing to a minimum. https://www.julianelliottphotography.com/
||Leigh Preston Hugh Milsom lecture
Leigh is well-known to CCC. He lives locally, is an FRPS and MPAGB and a frequent visitor here. Tonight he shares the work of his old friend Hugh Milsom. Hugh is a specialist in mono, infra-red and colour landscapes. As Leigh says, ‘The work is marvellous, superb landscape images from all over the UK, both in mono and in gentle colour, with some off shoot work in Iceland and the USA.’
Please hand-in entries for Print Aggregate Round 3 (on 26th Jan) – Set subject: Food from field to fork.
||Zoom talk: Richard O’Brien Exposure to Edit
Richard’s architectural photographs are just stunning. He’s also an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop. Tonight, via Zoom, he puts both elements together for us. In the first part he shows his favourite images and how he shot them. In the second he does a live processing demo using Adobe Lightroom
||Aggregate 3 – Prints (Food from field to fork)
Judge: Leigh Woolford, AWPF, EFIAP
Please upload entries by Jan 12th
||Derek Gale Movement in Photography
Derek is a Worcester-based photography trainer and fine art photographer. In his own words, he creates images that require examination and investigation, where colours swirl into each other and edges are undefined, yet you can imagine shapes and forms. Tonight’s talk covers the effect of camera movement, subject movement, and both together. You can think of it as ICM Plus! http://phototraininguk.com/
Please upload entries for PDI Aggregate Round 3 (on 16th Feb) – Set Subject: Our environmental impact.
||Colin Walls Observational Photography
Colin is becoming a popular and regular visitor. He judged one of our competitions last year, and now he’s back with another of his thought-provoking talks. As part of his overall theme of ‘make my pictures better’ tonight he concentrates on ‘seeking and finding images in unexpected places”.
||Tuesday Zoom Gloucester Battle
Gloucester to Host
||Aggregate 3 – PDIs (Our environmental impact)
Judge: Mike Sharples ARPS
Please upload entries by Feb 2th
Please hand-in entries for Print Aggregate Round 4 Open (on 2nd March)
||Speaker to be confirmed
||Aggregate 4 – Prints Open
Judge: Graham Walton DPAGB
Please upload entries by Feb 16th
||Aleks Gjika Every Pixel Counts
Our own Aleks, Chair of CISP and a judge on the circuit, shows his own work and tells us why ‘every pixel counts’…
Please hand-in/upload entries for Annual Exhibition (on 4th May)
||By Zoom: Jeanette London iPhone photography
We’re back on Zoom to avoid the Cheltenham Festival traffic. Jeanette of London-based Jet Black Square says, ‘We used to have phones that took pictures. Now we have cameras that make phone calls.’ This live-stream masterclass will put you in full control of the way your smartphone camera works as well as tips and tricks to get those creative shots. You may be surprise what you can do with a phone!
||Morning: Battle with Cheltenham Australia
Judge: Ralph Duckett MPAGB APAGB EFIAP
||Evening: Caron Steele Wildlife Photography
Caron was the overall winner of the 2019 Birdlife Photographer of the Year, and also winner of the Animal Magic section of the same competition. She’s also been a winner in mammal portraits and backyard photography. Tonight, she shares her images from recent trips to Africa, Greece and Bulgaria.
||University of Gloucestershire Students’ work
The students return to show and discuss their take on photography. A very popular evening which always shows a different take from a younger group with a different outlook. Led by lecturer Julia Peck.
Please upload entries for PDI Aggregate Round 4 Open (on 13th April)
And hand-in Prints for Eric Franks and upload AVs for Jean Krier (on 20th April)
||No Meeting – Maundy Thursday
||Aggregate 4 – PDIs Open
Judge: Jenny Hibbert MPAGB EFIAP/s AWPF
Please upload entries by Mar 30th
Eric Franks/Jean Krier comps
Two competitions in one evening: Mono images of Cheltenham and AVs. Judged by a panel led by last year’s winners, John Clare and Brian Swinyard.
||Richard McCleery The Chair’s Evening
The content of this event is traditionally a closely-guarded secret until the chair reveals it at 7.45pm. What has Richard got up his sleeve this year?
Annual Exhibition – Date TBA
||Hall Reserved for local elections
Provisional date for Annual Exhibition / GYP awards evening.
||Home Grown Talent The Members
Three members share their own work. Volunteers are always wanted, and the audience members are very appreciative. If you would like to take part, contact the programme secretary.
||Speaker to be confirmed
||The Annual General Meeting
Committee Reports, Presentation of Trophies, Election of new Committee, Motions for debate – how can you miss this evening? Come and play an active part in the running of your club!