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Syllabus 2017-18

SEPTEMBER
18 – Opening Night:  AV of Annual DPI Exhibition, summer outing images and time to “catch up”.
25 – Club Competitions and How To Prepare For Them: Tutorial evening.
Hand in Competition 1

OCTOBER
2 – “Property and Location Photography” – Scott Marshall
9 – Competition 1 – Open – Judge; Owen Cochrane (Inverness)
14 & 15 – Dingwall National Exhibition Selection Weekend
16 – “Full Circle” - Presentation by Allan Gawthorpe – Dingwall Exhibition Selector
23 – “Truthful Exaggerations of a Photo Journalist” – Gerry McCann
Hand in Competition 2 – Set subject; “Transport”
29 (Sunday) – RPS Photo Forum at Dingwall CC.  Club members £8.00 inc. lunch
30 – “Four Feet From The Mountains” – Jon and Sue Baker. Talk and print exhibition

NOVEMBER
6 – Competition 2 – Set subject; “Transport” – Judge; Dave Freeman (Nairn)
Hand in Portfolio Competition PDIs
13 – “Creative Photography” - Workshop hosted by J Fenwick and M Janes
20 – Portfolio Competition – Judge; Gary Williamson
27 – “On A Rising Tide” – Charlie Phillips
Hand In – Nature Competition

DECEMBER
4 – Bring and Buy Sale and AV Presentation
11 – Nature Competition – Judge; Ken Crossan (Wick)
18 – Festive Social and “It’s A Knockout” Competition

Festive Break: Merry Christmas!

JANUARY
8 – Showing of the Dingwall National Exhibition AV
Hand In – Competition 3 - Open
15 – “The Restoration of Kirkmichael and Experiences of Using A Drone” – Andrew Dowsett
22 – Competition 3 – Open – Judge; Ken Brown
29 – Members’ Night – “My Style of Photography”
Hand In – Competition 4 – Open

FEBRUARY
5 – Mersea Challenge – Dingwall Round, followed by Presentation by Judge, David Hay
12 – Competition 4 – Open – Judge; John MacPherson
19 – Visit From Cromarty Camera Club
Hand In – Mini Competition (“Animals, Action, Abstract”)
26 – Members’ AV Night. Entertain us with your best AV sequences, set to music and/or commentary.
Hand in Annual PDIs

MARCH
5 – Mini Competition – “Animals, Action, Abstract” – Judge: Fin MacRae
Hand in Annual Prints
12 – Showing of the SPF Portfolio
19 – Annual PDI Competition – Judge; Malcolm MacBeath
27 – Annual Print Competition – Judge: Donald Fisher

APRIL
2 – Easter Monday (No Meeting)
9 – AGM
16 – Annual Dinner and Prize-giving

Workshops will take place during the season, with dates to be arranged.
On popular nights it may be necessary to restrict entry to members only.
** During bad weather please check DCC Website for possible cancellations **