by Nicola George
Programme 2019 - 2020
Deadline for entries
All done for 19/20 season.
30th April 2020 (up to 4 images)
Theme of “Caption This”. Judged by members and not part of POTY.
14th May 2020 (up to 4 AV sequences, Open)
This event is not judged.
Printed images must be no smaller than 8 x 10 inches. They can be mounted on any size card. Any images which are mounted on card smaller than the WPF requirements of 400mm x 500mm will not be eligible for interclub selections. If the selection committee wish to enter your image, you will have the opportunity to reproduce your image (at your cost) to the WPF minimum size
Thursday 9th January 2020
Our fabulous Chairman Sue Porter will once again be hosting an entertaining and no doubt educational evening. Sue will be running a quiz on the night so bring your brains - cameras not needed
Jenny Hibbert – Essentials of a Wildlife Photographer
Thursday 16th Jan 2020
Jenny Hibbert, MPAGB, EFIAP/s, AWPF, judge and member of Bridgend Camera Club, will be talking to us this evening about her experiences of being a wildlife photographer.
Brian Jennings Trophy - HOSTED AT TROSTRE CAMERA CLUB
Monday 20th Jan 2020
Come and support your Club at the annual Brian Jennings Trophy hosted by Trostre Camera Club. Held at Tata Steel Works, Llanelli.
Critique Swap Night Part I
Thursday 23rd Jan 2020
This evening we will be critiquing the images of East Sutherland Camera Club, from Brora in the Highlands. We will be giving comments based on set criteria but we will not be allocating a score to the images. These comments will then be reported back to ESCC for them to share with their Club at a later date. They will be doing the same with our supplied images and we will give this feedback to the Club in Part II.
PDI Competition – Round 3
Thursday 30th Jan 2020
Each member may enter up to 3 Projected Digital Images (PDI's). Tonight's judge is Chris Warren from Tenby Camera Club and the category for images is Open. Tonight is also the deadline for entries in the Print Round 3 Competition.
Mike Cullis - An Evening with…
Thursday 6th Feb 2020
Mike Cullis, ARPS, DPAGB, AWPF, who is a member of Tenby Camera Club will be entertaining us with stories and images of his works on various different topics. Mike is also an ambassador for Panasonic. Tonight is also the deadline for entries in the Safari Competition.
Print Competition - Round 3
Thursday 13th Feb 2020
Each member may enter up to 4 mounted prints, as per the notes above. Tonight’s judge is Gary Shinner, LRPS, EFIAP/b, EPSA, AWPF, BPSA from Trostre/Velindre Camera Club and the category for images is Open.
Thursday 20th Feb 2019
Tonight we all get to play judges as we view and score each of the images from the family Safari day out around Carmarthen; that took place back in September. Nicky and Andy will be running the show.
Critique Swap Night Part II
Thursday 27th Feb 2020
This evening we will be showing our PDI images that we submitted to East Sutherland Camera Club back in early January. They have been critiqued by ESCC to the same formula as we used for their images. We will be reading out their feedback for us, which will no doubt result in a lively and interesting night.
4 Way Battle
Thursday 5th Mar 2020
Tonight we host our second Interclub Battle against: New Quay, Tenby, Cardigan and Carmarthen. The judge for this evening is Rob Mitchell, MA Photography. Members are requested to bring at least one item to contribute towards the buffet. Tonight is also the deadline for entries in the PDI Round 4 Competition.
Towy Valley: Three Way Battle - HOSTED AT TOWY VALLEY
Monday 9th March 2020
Come along to Towy Valley to support your Club in an away battle against Towy Valley and Pontyberem at The Reading Room, Cwmifor, Manordeilo, SA19 7AW. Directions from Llandeilo:- Turn left off the A40 about two miles east of Llandeilo at the sign for Cwnifor. The hall is on the right 200 yards along.
Ian Ledgard – Mono Moments
Thursday 12th Mar 2020
We have a print presentation this evening by Ian Ledgard of Towy Valley Camera Club. He will be delighting us with a newly revised talk on the subject of Mono.
PDI Competition - Round 4
Thursday 19th Mar 2020
Each member may enter up to 3 Projected Digital Images (PDI's). Tonight's judge is Dennis Russ, LRPS, AFIAP, AWPF, CPAGB, BPE1* a member of Swansea and other camera clubs. There are two competitions within one this evening. Two entries under Open and one under the Weather theme.
4 Nations Competition
Thursday 26th Mar 2020
Showing the images, comments and results of a friendly Interclub Battle, featuring one club from each of the UK's four nations. How will we do this year?
Annual General Meeting
Thursday 2nd April 2020
The Club’s Annual General Meeting where we elect new and returning Committee Members and discuss ideas for the following season’s programme. Everyone is encouraged to come along and support the smooth running of the Club.
2 WEEK EASTER BREAK
(9th and 16th Apr)
Tony Worobiec – The Art of Composition
Wednesday 22nd Apr 2020
Tony Worobiec, FRPS,will tonight be giving the first of his two talks; this one from Kidwelly Camera Club to which we are warmly invited. He will be speaking about “The Art of Composition”.
7.00-9.00pm, Princess Gwenllian Centre, Hillfield Villas, Kidwelly SA17 4UL.
Tony Worobiec – Fragments of An American Dream
Thursday 23rd Apr 2020
This evening Tony will be giving his second talk from Carmarthen Camera Club entitled “Fragments of An American Dream”. Kidwelly CC have been invited to join us and we look forward to seeing them.
Themed Print Competition
Thursday 30th Apr 2020
Tonight's print competition theme is “Caption This”. We would like to see your imaginative images that will inspire us all to ‘caption’ them. Entries will be accepted on the night and each member may enter up to 4 mounted prints, as per the notes above. Judging will be made by the members present and this does not form part of the POTY competition.
New Quay Battle - HOSTED AT NEW QUAY
Thursday 7th May 2020
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THERE WILL BE NOTHING ON AT THE INDOOR BOWLS CLUB THIS EVENING. Instead, we encourage members to support our Club by attending the New Quay Battle. Come along and enjoy New Quay's hospitality and see how well we do. 7.30pm at the Memorial Hall, Towyn Road, Penwig Fields, New Quay, Ceredigion SA45 9QQ.
Internal Night - Audio Visual Masterpieces
Thursday 14th May 2020
Tonight is your chance to show off your audio visual skills. We had some excellent entries last year and no doubt they will be even better this year. No judging is given and sequences should be no more than 8 minutes long. Please check with Jo Debenham-Ansty that the file format you intend to use is suitable for the Club laptop to avoid disappointment on the night.
Internal Night – Review of Competition Entries
Thursday 21st May 2020
This evening we will look back at some of the competition entries used this season. This is your opportunity to tell us what, why, how etc. you came to produce the image and how you view the comments and results it achieved.
Awards Presentation Night & Social Evening
Thursday 28th May 2020
Join us at The Caraway Pub from 6.30pm (if you are dining) or 7.30pm, where we will be giving out this season's awards. This includes our Photographer of the Year, President’s and Chairman’s Cups. After the awards people are welcome to stay on and enjoy a social evening, at your own expense, if you wish.
Sosban Trophy - HOSTED AT LLANELLI CAMERA CLUB
Wednesday 24th June 2020
The last competition of the season is at Llanelli Camera Club. Please come along and support your Club and see how well we do.
The buffet is always excellent as well. Details can be found on our Facebook page.
EGM and Tenby Selection
Thursday 5th Sept 2019
The beginning of this evening will be an Extraordinary General Meeting to agree the minutes from the AGM back in May and then we will be selecting the images to represent our Club in the Tenby Battle at the end of the month.
Family Safari / Treasure Hunt Day Out
Sunday 8th Sept 2019
This year's safari day is being organised by Nicky & Andy. It will be centered around Carmarthen. We will meet at 11.00am at the front of the Guild Hall. As usual family members are welcome to take part in the photo and question competition. Don’t forget your camera!
Practical Evening – Model Photo Walk
Thursday 12th Sept 2019
We welcome back Amy and Lucy to be our models for this evening. If weather permits we will be taking photos outside. Bring your cameras and a selection of props.
Show and tell
Thursday 19th Sept 2019
Members are to bring in 3 images that inspire, have meaning or something you want to learn more about. Anything that you feel you want to show and discuss.
Tenby Battle - HOSTED AT TENBY
Thursday 26th Sept 2019
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THERE WILL BE NOTHING ON AT THE INDOOR BOWLS CLUB THIS EVENING. Instead, we encourage members to support our club by attending the Tenby Battle. Come along and enjoy Tenby's hospitality whilst supporting your club in the first Interclub Battle of the season. 7:30pm to 10.00pm at St. Florence Village Hall, SA70 8BA.
PDI Competition - Round 1
Thursday 3rd Oct 2019
Each member may enter up to 3 Projected Digital Images (PDI's). Tonight's judge is Mike Clatworthy, a member of Swansea and Morriston Camera Clubs and the category for images is Open.
Cardigan 4 way battle
Wednesday 9th October
We will be joining Cardigan, Aberystwyth and New Quay for Cardigans 4 way battle.
Held at: The Tower Room, Cardigan Castle at 7:30pm
John Starzewski – Photo Editing
Thursday 10th Oct 2019
Our own John Starzewski, AWPF, will be showing us some of his skills and tips for using Photoshop and Lightroom, as well as showing us some of the results of his make-over on your supplied RAW images.
Roy Carr – A Year in their Lives
Thursday 17th Oct 2019
Roy Carr, AWPF, a member of Barry Camera Club, will be telling us all about his year spent around the sheep farming community in the Cynon Valley.
Print Competition Round 1
Thursday 24th Oct 2019
Each member may enter up to 4 mounted prints, as per the notes above. Tonight’s judge is Roy Thomas APAGB, Hon. FWPF and the category for images is Open.
Ed Cloutman – A Night Sky
Thursday 31st Oct 2019
Ed Cloutman, EFIAP, Hon. FWPF, will be talking to us all about his experiences in the realm of Astro photography.
5 Way Battle
Thursday 7th Nov 2019
Tonight we host our first Interclub Battle against: Towy Valley, Trostre/Velindre, Kidwelly, Pontyberem and Carmarthen. The judge for this evening is Gareth Martin AWPF, CPAGB of Cymru Monochrome. Members are requested to bring at least one item to contribute towards the buffet.
Ross Grieve – Panasonic Representative
Thursday 14th Nov 2019
Ross is a qualified member of the Master Photographers Association, a Panasonic Lumix G Ambassador and an X-Rite Coloratti Master. This evening Ross will talk to us about some of the latest mirrorless equipment he is working with, as well as showing us some of the places he has visited and the images he has achieved.
Tonight is also the deadline for entries in the PDI Round 2 Competition.
Thursday 21st Nov 2019
PDI Competition - Round 2
Thursday 28th Nov 2019
Each member may enter up to 3 Projected Digital Images (PDI's). Tonight's judge is Rob Mitchell, MA Photography and there are two competitions within one this evening. Two entries under Open and one under the Decay theme. Tonight is also the deadline for entries in the Print Round 2 Competition.
Alan Harris – How to put on an Exhibition
Thursday 5th Dec 2019
This evening our own Alan Harris will be talking to us of his experiences in preparing,
organising and hosting a Photographic Exhibition.
Print Competition - Round 2
Thursday 12th Dec 2019
Each member may enter up to 4 mounted prints, as per the notes above. Tonight’s judge is Harry Gardiner, AWPF from Tenby and there are two competitions within one this evening. Two entries under Open and two under the Movement theme.
Christmas Social Event
Thursday 19th Dec 2019
There will be no meeting at the Indoor Bowls Club this evening. Instead, we will be having a meal and laughs at a local venue and family members are warmly invited. Details and confirmation of this will be made nearer the time.
2 WEEK CHRISTMAS BREAK
(26th Dec and 2nd Jan)