Programme 2021-2022


If you’d like to attend meetings please contact our club secretary via the contacts page: Contact Secretary 

September 2021

13th September – First Meeting

First Meeting Welcome & members share some images taken during the break.

Location – Gawsworth

27th September – External Speaker – Jack Perks

We will be welcoming Jack Perks from Nottingham, who is a naturalist, nature photographer, cinematographer & author.

You can find out more about Jack here: http://www.jackperksphotography.com.

Location – Gawsworth

October 2021

11th October – Member Talk – Mobile Developments and Sales trends

Our first member led talk of the year will be presented by Vince Sparks who will be talking about developments in mobile cameras and latest sales and technology in DSLR and Mirrorless sector.

Location – Gawsworth

25th – External Speaker – Brian Law – Pictorialism to Modernism

Brian, who is well known to many of the club members will be presenting a lecture on the journey from Pictorialism to Modernism.

You can find out more about Brian and his work here

Location – Gawsworth

November 2021

8th November – Practical Activity Evening 1

We will be doing something practical this evening at the hall.

Location – Gawsworth

22nd November – Ashley Franklin: From Pursuit to Passion to Profession

Ashley will be talking about his own journey into the world of professional photography. You can find out more about Ashley and his work here http://www.ashleyfranklin.co.uk

Location – Gawsworth

December 2021

6th – Internal Competition 1 – Open DPI (Digital Image)

This is our first internal competition of the season which will be an Open DPI themed competition.

Location – Gawsworth

20th December – Virtual Social & Quiz Evening

As is traditional at Christmas with some festive club activities.  

Member’s suggestions & interaction welcomed !

Hope you have a Happy New Year

Location – Gawsworth

January 2022

10th January – External Speaker – Stephen Lewis: Timeshift.

An Introduction to timelapse photography by Stephen Lewis. You can find out more about Stephen and his work here http://www.stephenlewisphoto.com/

Location – Gawsworth

24th January – Internal Competition 2 – Open DPI (Digital Image)

This is our second internal competition of the season which will be an Open DPI themed competition.

Location – Gawsworth

February 2022

7th February – Photo Challenge and Informal Discussion and Critique Evening

Members are invited to submit images for discussion and informal critique.

This was really quite a lot of fun last year, so it’s worth participating here!

Location – Gawsworth

21st February – Practical Activity Evening 2

Second practical session at the hall to help us hone those skills!

Location – Gawsworth

March 2022

7th March – Internal Competition 3 – Open DPI (Digital Image)

Location – Gawsworth

This is our third and final internal competition of the season and is an Open DPI themed competition.

21st March – External Speaker 4

We will welcome our fourth speaker of the year – details to follow.

Location – Gawsworth

28th March – External Speaker – David Garthwaite – Fine Art Workflow

David ia a Leeds based professional photographer specialising in Fine Art images and Portrait work.

You find out more about David and his work here.

Location – Zoom

April 2022

4th April – Member Talk – Martin Welch – Manchester

Long time stalwart of our club and longest serving member Martin shares his archive images of Manchester – one not to miss as his London talk last year was excellent.

Location – Gawsworth

25th April – Annual Exhibition at Macclesfield Library

This will be a compilation of the best images of the year and will include both digital and print images.

Definitively one to come along and see.

Location – Macclesfield Library

May 2022

9th May – AGM

Our final meeting of the season and our annual AGM reflecting on what on the year gone and planning for the forthcoming season.

Location – Gawsworth