Syllabus 2007-08

September 25th, 2007
Lecture: “Mountain Photography”
Speaker: Norman McNab

The clubs very own Norman McNab has kindly agreed to kick off the new season with a lecture on his superb mountain photography.

October 2nd, 2007
Lecture: “Scottish Circle Centenary Prints”
Speaker: Douglas Harris

We welcome Douglas Harris from Queens Park back to the club to exhibit the Scottish Circle Centenary.

October 9th, 2007
Lecture: “International Jazz Photography”
Speaker: William Ellis

William Ellis has an international reputation as an innovative and intuitive jazz photographer.

October 16th, 2007
Lecture: “Faces of Nature”
Speaker: Tony Wharton FRPS AFIAP

Tony has tutored many courses in nature photography on a freelance basis at field study centres around the UK.

October 23rd, 2007
1st Club Competition
Judge: Mark Dunnigan LRPS, CPAGB

October 30th, 2007
Scottish Photographic Federation – Slide Portfolio

A chance to see the recent slide work of Scottish Photographic Federation clubs. An evening of informal comment.

November 5th, 2007
Firework Trip

Details to follow.

November 6th, 2007
Lecture: “A Journey Through the Seasons”
Speaker: Ben Hall

Ben Hall is one of Britain’s foremost wildlife photographers and is a regular photographic and editorial contributor to clients including Practical Photography.

November 13th, 2007
Lecture: “Scottish Landscape Photography”
Speaker: Donald Ford

Donald started out as Scottish landscape photography in 1991. Since then, several large books of both his landscape and golf photography have been published,

November 20th, 2007
Lecture: “Black and White Photography in the Digital Era”
Speaker: Tony Worobiec

Tony has won awards both in the UK and internationally in addition to exhibiting his work – which features in the permanent collection of The Royal Photographic Society.

November 27th, 2007
SPF Prints

A chance to see the recent print work of Scottish Photographic Federation clubs. An evening of informal comment.

NDecember 4th, 2007
2nd Club Competition
Judge: Sandy Wallace APAGB

December 6th, 2007
Lecture: “Change the Way You See the World…”
Speaker: Colin Prior

Event held at Milngavie Town Hall and will be ticketed.

Colin Prior is one of Britain’s leading landscape photographers. His spectacular panoramic images capture the beauty and eternal quality of the world’s wild places, especially those of his own native Scotland.

December 11th, 2007
GDPU Portfolio

A chance to see the recent print work of “Glasgow District Photographic Union” clubs. An evening of informal comment.

January 8th, 2008
Members Photo Evening

Have you got any photos you would like to show the club? Please see the syllabus secretary if you would like to show images. These can be prints, slides or digital.

January 15th, 2008
Lecture: “Landscape and Great Britain”
Speaker: Nick Jenkins ARPS AWPF

Nick’s specialty is photographing dramatic landscapes throughout the United Kingdom.

January 22nd, 2008
10×8 Competition – Print and Digital Entry

An evening of informal judging and comment. Rules will be explained later.

January 29th, 2008
Practical Night

“Photoshop” Digital Night – Demonstration by Gordon Saunders from the club

Gordon is a Photoshop black belt and will be showing us some moves to improve your Photoshop technique and get out of potentially threatening situations.

February 5th, 2008
3rd Club Competition
Judge: Tom Gorman

February 12th, 2008
Lecture: “What I see is What you Get”
Speaker: Alan Brown LRPS AFIAP CPAGB

Alan Brown is a strong believer in the magic of monochrome photography and produces most of his prints in the darkroom.

February 19th, 2008
Practical Evening: “Photoshop, RAW and JPEG files”
Speaker: Gordon Saunders and Dave Hunt

In the second of our internal club Digital Sessions Gordon will share more Photoshop wizardry. The evening will be shared by Dave who explain the benefits of RAW and JPeg capture and will also take a look at file handling and Photoshop Workflow programs such as Adobe Bridge and Lightroom to help you keep track of all those photo files.

February 26th, 2008
Lecture: “Images”
Speaker: Bruce Percy

Bruce has been taking photographs since the late 1980’s. His main interest is landscape photography

March 4th, 2008
Open Evening

The syllabus secretary has a night off – the committee organizes the evening.

March 11th, 2008
PAGB Slide Exhibition

The exclusive work of the “PAGB” comes to the club. We are one of the few clubs to see this work.

March 18th, 2008
Lecture: “A Travellers Tale”

In 1976, Leo joined Hexham & District Photographic Society. Initially Monochrome & colour printing became his passion.

March 25th, 2008
4th Club Competition
Judge: Jim Dyas LRPS

April 1st, 2008
Practical Night

Details to follow.

April 8th, 2008
Lecture: “Some of Hers and a Few of His”
Speaker: Glyn Edmunds / Jean Brooks EFIAP, ABIPP, AMPA, ARPS, DPAGB

Aside from commercial work, Glyn has not lost touch with his amateur roots, and undertakes many judging and lecturing assignments.

See Glyn and Jean’s work at

April 15th, 2008
Bowling Night

It’s been a while since we have had a bowling night, come along for a fun night.

April 22nd, 2008
Annual Competition

April 29th, 2008

Please support the club; we need you to make sure we have another successful year.

May 6th, 2008
Trip Out

Details nearer the time.

May 13th, 2008
Annual Meal and Prize Giving

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