Syllabus 2016 – 2017

Musselburgh Camera Club

Syllabus  2016 – 2017

2016

Sept  01      OPENING NIGHT

                     Registration and welcome.

Sept  08      COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS

                     Mounting, resizing and framing images, plus other tips.

                     Digital Projected Image Competition Submission: 3 JPEGs – any subject.

 Sept 15      B & W BEFORE AND AFTER

                     Speaker: Libby Smith

Sept  22      BASIC PHOTO TECHNIQUES

                     Steven and Joe present an introduction for newcomers and a refresher for everyone else.

                     Set Subject Competition Submission: TRANSPORT: 3 JPEGs.

Sept  29      DIGITAL PROJECTED IMAGE COMPETITION

                     Judge: Peter Paterson.                  

Oct      6      PHOTO ADVICE NIGHT

Bring in a printed image – does not need to be mounted.

Oct    13      SET SUBJECT COMPETITION – TRANSPORT

                     Internal Judge: George Todd.

                     Colour Print Competition Submission: 3 Prints (+ 3 JPEGs).

Oct    20      HISTORY OF AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY

                     Speaker: Donald Steward            

 Oct   27      ENCOUNTERS WITH WILDLIFE

                     Speaker: Sandy Cleland.

Nov   03     COLOUR PRINT COMPETITION

                     Judge: Al Buntin.

                     Human  Portrait  Competition Submission: 3 Prints (+JPEGs).

Nov   10      3 CLUB MEMBERS SHOW THEIR WORK

                     Digital images or Prints 20 Min each

Nov   17      SWEDISH INTERCLUB

See how it is done in Scandinavia and choose your favorites.

Nov   24      HUMAN PORTRAIT PRINT COMPETITION

                     Judge: Neil Scott

Dec   01      CHRISTMAS QUIZ

                     Some early Festive Cheer.

                     B&W PRINT Competition Submission: 3 Prints (+ 3 JPEGs).

Dec   07 (Wednesday)      3 WAY INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

                     Hosted by Stirling, with Edinburgh, and Stirling Camera Clubs

Judge: Jean Roy.

Dec   15      Christmas Social Evening

                          (Dinner)

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2017

Jan    05      PHOTOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGY IN ASTRONOMY

                     Speaker: Steven Beard

Jan    12      BLACK AND WHITE PRINT COMPETITION

                     Judge: Hunter Kennedy.

Jan    19      4 WAY INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

                     At Home with Beeslack, Galashiels, and Midlothian Camera Clubs.

Judge: Stephen Lipton.

                     Set Subject Competition Submission: WILDLIFE: 3 JPEGs.

Jan    26      FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY

Speaker: Steve McGonnell.

Feb    02      AUDIO VISUAL NIGHT

                     At Home with  Beeslack Camera Club.

Feb    09      SET SUBJECT COMPETITION – WILDLIFE

Internal Judge: Steven Beard

Feb    16      INTERNATIONAL INTER-CLUB.

We discuss the images submitted to us by Molnlycke Fotoklubb, Sweden.

Feb    23      3 CLUB MEMBERS SHOW THEIR WORK

                     Digital images or Prints 20 Min each

                     Set Subject Competition Submission: BAD WEATHER: 3 JPEGs

Mar 02      AN EVENING WITH MUSSELBURGH ART CLUB

At Home. Critique by Kenny Sharp and two others.

Mar  09      WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY

                     Speaker: Ron McCombe.

                     Hosted by  Beeslack Camera Club.

Mar 12 (Sunday)   12 WAY INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

                     at the Lady Victoria Mining Museum, Newtongrange.

Mar 16      SET SUBJECT COMPETITION – Bad Weather

                     Internal Judge: Mike Clark

Mar 23      DIGITAL KNOCKOUT COMPETITION

                     Subject: Still Life: Judged by Club members.

Mar 26  (Sunday)     BORDERS DIGITAL CHALLENGE INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

                     Hosted by Harwick Camera Club.

                     2pm at the Tower Mill Cinema, Harwick.

Mar 30      PECHA KUCHA NIGHT

Bring 10 images (yours or others) and talk about each of them for 20 seconds.

Apr  06      OUTDOOR PHOTOSHOOT

                     Location TBA or RECORDED LECTURE if bad weather.

Apr  13      RECORDED LECTURE

                     or OUTDOOR PHOTOSHOOT if  missed previously.

Apr   20      INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

                     At Home with Kirkcaldy Camera Club.

                     Judge: Stan Farrow.

Apr   27      ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING and Presentation of Trophies

                     Followed by Refreshments.

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 All meetings are held at The Fisherrow Centre (room G3) on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm unless otherwise stated.

Syllabus subject may change at short notice.