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Date What’s On
8 September Opening Night                 CISP Show

A celebration of the great images accepted in our very own international exhibition…The Cheltenham International Salon of Photography.

15 September 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)

22 September

Print Appreciation Evening

Please bring two prints (unmounted) for an evening of small-group friendly discussion and critique.

29 September Aggregate 1   –  Prints Open

Judge: Les Loosmore ARPS DPAGB AWPF

Please upload entries by Sept 16th

6 October 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)

13 October 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

20 October 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

27 October Speaker to be confirmed

Please Hand-in entries for Print Aggregate Round 2 Open (on 10th Nov)

3 November 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.
https://www.flickr.com/people/86202460@N00/

10 November Aggregate 2   –  Prints Open

Judge: John Haines

Please upload entries by Oct 27th

And Upload entries for Harry Sedgwick “Landscape” (on 24th Nov)

15 November Tuesday by Zoom   –     Battle with Cheltenham USA

Judge: Ross McKelvey MPAGB MFIAP EFIAP/P FBPE

17 November 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)

24 November Harry Sedgwick-Landscape

Judge: Eddy Lane    ARPS APAGB

Please upload entries by Nov 10th

1 December Aggregate 2   –  PDIs Open

Judge: Peter J Siviter EFIAP

Please upload entries by Nov 17th

8 December 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/

15 December Christmas Party at Holy Apostles Hall

Provisionally –  Battle with Cirencester and Stroud – Cirencester Host TBA

22 December

to 

29 December

No Meetings  –  HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND EVERY GOOD WISH FOR 2023 TO ALL MEMBERS. 

1 January CISP 2023 – OPEN for ENTRIES
5 January 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/

12 Janaury  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.’

http://www.leighpreston.co.uk/

Please hand-in entries for Print Aggregate Round 3 (on 26th Jan) – Set subject: Food from field to fork.

19 January 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

26 January Aggregate 3   –  Prints (Food from field to fork)

Judge: Leigh Woolford, AWPF, EFIAP

Please upload entries by Jan 12th

2 February 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.

9 February 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”.

https://sites.google.com/site/makemypicturesbetter/home

14 February Tuesday Zoom                                           Gloucester Battle

 Gloucester to Host  

16 February 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)

23 February Speaker to be confirmed
2 March Aggregate 4   –  Prints Open

Judge: Graham Walton DPAGB

Please upload entries by Feb 16th

9 March 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)

16 March 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!

https://www.jetblacksquares.com/

23 March Morning: Battle with Cheltenham Australia

Judge: Ralph Duckett MPAGB APAGB EFIAP

23 March EveningCaron 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.

https://www.caronsteelephotography.com/

30 March 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.

https://www.glos.ac.uk/courses/academic-schools/school-of-arts/photography

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)

6 April No Meeting – Maundy Thursday
13 April Aggregate 4   –  PDIs Open

Judge: Jenny Hibbert MPAGB EFIAP/s  AWPF

Please upload entries by Mar 30th

20 April

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.

27 April 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

4 May Hall Reserved for local elections

Provisional date for Annual Exhibition / GYP awards evening.

11 May 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.

18 May Speaker to be confirmed
25 May 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!

BEST WISHES FOR A VERY HAPPY SUMMER TO ALL MEMBERS.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AGAIN ON SEPTEMBER 1st 2023

Date What’s On
8 September Opening Night                 CISP Show

A celebration of the great images accepted in our very own international exhibition…The Cheltenham International Salon of Photography.

15 September 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)

22 September

Print Appreciation Evening

Please bring two prints (unmounted) for an evening of small-group friendly discussion and critique.

29 September Aggregate 1   –  Prints Open

Judge: Les Loosmore ARPS DPAGB AWPF

Please upload entries by Sept 16th

6 October 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)

13 October 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

20 October 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

27 October Speaker to be confirmed

Please Hand-in entries for Print Aggregate Round 2 Open (on 10th Nov)

3 November 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.
https://www.flickr.com/people/86202460@N00/

10 November Aggregate 2   –  Prints Open

Judge: John Haines

Please upload entries by Oct 27th

And Upload entries for Harry Sedgwick “Landscape” (on 24th Nov)

15 November Tuesday by Zoom   –     Battle with Cheltenham USA

Judge: Ross McKelvey MPAGB MFIAP EFIAP/P FBPE

17 November 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)

24 November Harry Sedgwick-Landscape

Judge: Eddy Lane    ARPS APAGB

Please upload entries by Nov 10th

1 December Aggregate 2   –  PDIs Open

Judge: Peter J Siviter EFIAP

Please upload entries by Nov 17th

8 December 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/

15 December Christmas Party at Holy Apostles Hall

Provisionally –  Battle with Cirencester and Stroud – Cirencester Host TBA

22 December

to 

29 December

No Meetings  –  HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND EVERY GOOD WISH FOR 2023 TO ALL MEMBERS. 

1 January CISP 2023 – OPEN for ENTRIES
5 January 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/

12 Janaury  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.’

http://www.leighpreston.co.uk/

Please hand-in entries for Print Aggregate Round 3 (on 26th Jan) – Set subject: Food from field to fork.

19 January 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

26 January Aggregate 3   –  Prints (Food from field to fork)

Judge: Leigh Woolford, AWPF, EFIAP

Please upload entries by Jan 12th

2 February 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.

9 February 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”.

https://sites.google.com/site/makemypicturesbetter/home

14 February Tuesday Zoom                                           Gloucester Battle

 Gloucester to Host  

16 February 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)

23 February Speaker to be confirmed
2 March Aggregate 4   –  Prints Open

Judge: Graham Walton DPAGB

Please upload entries by Feb 16th

9 March 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)

16 March 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!

https://www.jetblacksquares.com/

23 March Morning: Battle with Cheltenham Australia

Judge: Ralph Duckett MPAGB APAGB EFIAP

23 March EveningCaron 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.

https://www.caronsteelephotography.com/

30 March 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.

https://www.glos.ac.uk/courses/academic-schools/school-of-arts/photography

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)

6 April No Meeting – Maundy Thursday
13 April Aggregate 4   –  PDIs Open

Judge: Jenny Hibbert MPAGB EFIAP/s  AWPF

Please upload entries by Mar 30th

20 April

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.

27 April 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

4 May Hall Reserved for local elections

Provisional date for Annual Exhibition / GYP awards evening.

11 May 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.

18 May Speaker to be confirmed
25 May 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!

BEST WISHES FOR A VERY HAPPY SUMMER TO ALL MEMBERS.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AGAIN ON SEPTEMBER 1st 2023