Derek Doar - More Shared Moments
This lecture consists of images in both colour, B&W and some Panoramic images taken on my photographic outings. I share many decisive moments with you, that have inspired me to press the shutter button.
1st Internal Competition
Inter-Club against Grimsby PS & Durham PS
Oct 11th - Monday
Terry Hewitt - Camera RAW, What Why and Should I Bother?
This talk will explain Camera RAW and Adobe DNG covering what they mean, their advantages and disadvantages, workflow, and non-destructive image editing. It will demonstrate workflow with Adobe Camera RAW in Bridge, Photoshop and Lightroom.
Ian Loasby - Roto Light
Roto Light Demonstration
2nd Internal Competition
Graham Dunn - Peak District - A Landscape Guide
A visual journey through the wonderful & diverse landscapes of the Peak District National Park. Landscape photography methods and techniques are teased out as they apply to images along the route.
Nov 7th - Monday
Members Only evening
Wed Nov 9th
Staffs Photo Comp - Projected Images
Martina Hamilton Knight
Competition against Ashby CC
Print and Pdi Competition at Smisby Village Hall, 7.30 pm
3rd Internal Competition
Emma Finch - Confessions of Boudoir Photographer
Covering all aspects of the business from posing to lighting and everything in between including examples of my work under the name Belle Privé Photography.
Chris Upton - Travels with my "X"
As a Fujifilm Ambassador and Travel photographer, I have visited many wonderful locations around the world capturing images using my Fujifilm X-Series cameras. In this talk, I’ll take you with me and explain how I captured a wide range of images. There will be plenty of hints and tips on how you might make the most of your next trip on whatever camera you shoot with
Sat Dec 10th & Sun 11th
Member's Annual Exhibition
Priory Centre, Church Road, Stretton
MCPF Travelling Portfolio
Includes award winning images from BPS Members
4th Internal Competition
Erica Oram - Seeing Opportunity
This talk is about making the most of limited time for photography by 'seeing' opportunity and by being a little creative both in camera and afterwards.
Sat Jan 27th - Priory Centre
MidPhot AV Championships
1st Leg hosted at Burton PS
Print and Pdi battle against Tamworth PC. Beginners and Intermediate work only
Lisa Rendall - Don’t be Shy
Lisa is a self-taught creative photographer & former professional Choreographer & Breakdance Champion specialising in ICM, multiple exposure & abstract images.
5th Internal Competition
2nd Leg hosted by Tamworth PC at
Wilnecote Working Men's Club, 7.30 pm
Verity Millington - Verity Millington Photography
Verity is a photographer and educator currently working out of the city of Birmingham. Verity started out working in moving image and spent the first part of her working life as an academic teaching at various Universities in the field of media, documentary filmmaking and digital storytelling. Raised in the ex-steel town of Corby, she has always been intrigued by urban landscape and this is reflected in her work depicting the ever-evolving cityscapes of the UK, especially Birmingham.
Glyn Edmunds - Ol Pejeta Conservancy 2017
A lecture about the Wildlife and Work of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya illustrated with photographs and video clips.
David Keep - Creating Engaging Lectures
I really enjoy lecturing, for me it's one of the most rewarding aspects of my photography and in this new 2 hour tutorial lecture I'll tell you how I go about putting my lectures together. We'll cover my complete workflow from concept, planning and creating building blocks, through to assembling in PowerPoint.
Weds 22nd to Sun 26th MidPhot 2022 Exhibition
Old Schoolhouse, Oldbury
6th Internal Competition
Warren Alani - Through the Years
“Through The Years” is a demonstration of storytelling through the still image, featuring powerful and striking images, many of which have been displayed around the world in exhibitions such as Master of Prints, Royal Photographic Society, FIAP and PAGB. The presentation features many works which have been merited with some of the most prestigious of photography accolades. Alongside these, the viewer will see images created with my own personal vision, in a style not typically seen in photography clubs or presentations. Audiences will be mesmerised by the photographs and the variety of subjects on display, including (but not limited to), travel, sports, street, environmental portrait, and many more genres of photography. The presentation will also cover some of the techniques used to capture these images and those used in the post-processing stage. It pairs an emotional dissection of the images with a technical insight into their production.
Stephen Harper - Project Mad March Hares
''Brown Hares In Lockdown'' This Lecture is following Brown Hares on my local patch in Suffolk, whilst we have been in Lockdown and restricted to Staying local this was a great opportunity to concentrate on Nature in my local area. The 8 week journey starts with seeking out the best places to see Brown Hares, locating the best field and how to capture them, with hints & tips of using your own car as a hide., and the equipment I used.
Weds Apr 12th
Staffs Club Print Competition to be hosted by BPS
at Lea Hall, Rugeley 7.30pm start
David Jenner - Night and Night Panoramas
David will provide a guided tour through his photographic career with the first half focusing on his unique Night & Day panoramas which capture a complete day in one image. The second half is dedicated to many of his other award winning images accompanied by tales of near misses and humorous anecdotes.
David Gilliver - Macro Photography Miniature Worlds
Miniature Worlds: Prepare to enter a world where stems of broccoli appear as large as trees, and facemasks are used as swimming pools. My colourful imagination will be on full display during this presentation, and I will discuss in detail both my inspirations and the technical considerations that should be made when creating this style of work. Prepare to be entertained!
Keiran Metcalfe - Taming the Chaos
Exercising photographic control in the landscape. Landscape photography relies on two components: the atmospheric conditions which you cannot control and the composition which you absolutely can. I will discuss the principles of composition that I have learnt along the way and now apply to my images
Dave Tucker - Pics Wot I Like
With Angie Tucker EFIAP/g, DPAGB, BPE3* - this is a selection of our images that we have taken - ranging from FIAP gold medal awarded images all the way to pictures that are simply "wot I Like".
Annual General Meeting