Syllabus 2019 – 2020

The syllabus below tells you what is on at Musselburgh Camera Club this year.


September 05     Opening Night
Registration and welcome

September 12     Recorded Lecture
Digital Projected Image (DPI) competition submission: 3 JPGs on any subject

September 19     Introduction to Photography
Speaker: Steven Beard, Chairperson of MCC

September 26     Photo Advice Evening
Bring in a printed image – does not need to be mounted

October 03     Digital Projected Image Competition
Judge: Simon Wooton

October 10     A Journey to 80 Degrees North: The Land of the Polar Bear
Speaker: Christine Murdie

October 17     DPI Competition Review
Colour print competition submission: 3 prints on any subject

October 24     Match An Image Competition at North Berwick Photographic Society
Abbey Church Hall, Church Road, North Berwick, EH39 4AD

October 31     Halloween Club Competition
Bring a JPEG on the theme of Halloween for a digital knockout competition

November 07     Colour Print Competition
Judges: Sue Hill and Doug Hamilton
Black & White print competition submission: 3 prints

November 14     Members Show Their Work

November 21     4-Way Inter-club Competition at Musselburgh
With Edinburgh, Kirkcaldy and Stirling
Judge: Stewart Dodd

November 28    Photo discussion and drones
Speaker: Dougie Allan

December 05     Black & White Print Competition
Judge: Neil Scott
Set Subject A competition submission: 3 JPGs on the theme of “Travel”

December 12     Pecha Kucha Evening
Bring 10 images (yours or others) and talk about each of them for 20 seconds

December 19     Christmas Social Evening (Dinner)
Ravelston House Hotel (Musselburgh)


January 09     Set Subject A Competition on the theme of “Travel”
Judge: Jim Tod
Human Portrait print submission – 3 prints

January 16    Members Show Their Work

January 23    Plant and Flower Photography
Speaker: Liz Cole
Set Subject B competition submission: 3 JPGs on the theme of “Wildlife”

January 30    Human Portrait Print Competitio
Judge: Roger Stewart

February 06     Audio Visual Evening at Beeslack Camera Club
Beeslack Penicuik High School, Edinburgh Road, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 0QF

February 13    Set Subject B Competition on the theme of “Wildlife”
Judge: Steven Beard

February 20    Photographing Scotland
Speaker: Dougie Cunningham

February 27     3-Way Inter-club Competition at Musselburgh
With Beeslack and Haddington
Judge: Doug Bernt

March 05    Musselburgh Art Club Joint Evening
Set Subject C competition submission: 3 JPGs on the theme of “Old Faces”

March 12     Swedish Inter-club Competition
Members judge images provided by Mölnlycke Fotoclubb, Gothenburg

March 19    Documentary and street photography
Speaker: Derek Clark

March 26    Set Subject C Competition on the theme of “Old Faces”
Judge: George Todd
POSTPONED to Thursday, 25th June 2020.
Hosted by Zoom teleconference.

April 02     Recorded Lecture

April 09     Best Print on the Night
Bring along a print to join in

April 16     Outdoor Photo Shoot
Subject to weather

April 23     Quiz

April 30     Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Presentation of Trophies
Followed by refreshments
POSTPONED! New date to be announced.


All meetings are held in room G3 at The Fisherrow Centre on Thursday evenings at 7:00 for 7:30pm unless otherwise stated.

Syllabus subject to change at short notice.