2018-19 Programme

September 12
First Evening of new season. Miscellaneous topics - EGM on change of AGM date, GDPR and how it affects us, changes to Competition Rules, get to know our members. Hand in date for prints for Ross Cup selection and Annual Exhibition Submissions.
September 26
Projector Inaugural Evening - Digital presentation evening with Dartford Council Representatives.
3rd October is the last date to send in PDIs for competition
October 10
First Intermediate PDI competition, Judge Andy Smith LRPS CPAGB
Hand in date for prints for Meinertzhagen Shield
October 24
New date for AGM, to be annually henceforward in October (as voted in at EGM)
November 7
Meinertzhagen Shield Inter-Society Competition with Bexleyheath PS and Woolwich Aperture. Judge Kirsty Ralfs ARPS.
Hand in date for Internal Print Competition
November 21
First intermediate print competition, theme "Disappearing Technolgoies". See opposite for details.Judge Kevin Bell LRPS.
December 5
"My Photographic Journey" by Phil Burt LRPS.
December 19
Christmas Social Evening
January 2 No meeting
Hand in date for the Annual PDI Competition
January 16 Annual PDI competition - Judge Paul Adams DPAGB FDPS
January 30 Members work on DPIs
February 13 "Thought process and technical details" - Ady Kerry. QEP. Interactive talk where discussion is encouraged.
February 26 Three-way competition between Dartford/Gravesend/Crayford at Crayford CC, Judge Zoe Garnham-Archer (TUESDAY EVE)
February 27 "Fleeting Reflections" Talk by Mike Curry FBIPP.
March 13 2nd Intermediate PDI Competition. Judge Zoe Garnam Archer.
March 27 "What's in your Bag?" Members' camera and assorted equipment evening. Led by Bob Searle.
April 9 Concord Trophy 3-way competition hosted by Bexleyheath PS (Revised Date of TUESDAY EVE at The Small Hall, St Martin's Church, Erith Road, Barnehurst, DA7 6LE) Judge: Clive Tanner FRPS MPAGB APAGB
April 10 "Textures and more - creative flower photography, lensbaby, stacking" talk by Cherry Larcome EFIAP ARPS DPAGB BPE*4.
April 24 "Life" Talk by Dave Mason.
Hand in date for print competition
May 8 Second Intermediate Print Competition. Judge Tony Bentley ARPS CPAGB
May 22 CLUB CENTENARY MEETING to celebrate 100 years of Dartford & District Photographic Society. Details to be confirmed.
Hand in date for mobile phone dpi images.
June 5 "Members images taken on mobile phone" a digital evening showcasing images taken on 21st century technology.
June 19 Members' Evening Out - location tbc
July 3 Annual Print competition. Judge Clive Tanner FRPS DPAGB
July 17 Members work on prints. Short presentations by members to showcase their favourite images .
July 31 tbc
August 14 tbc
Hand in date for Presidents Cup
August 28 Presidents Cup and awards Evening. Theme for print competition - REPETITION. So, ideas to get you going - repeating patterns like stripes or windows (man-made) or close ups of bird feathers or leaves (natural). Be creative.
tbc D&DPS Exhibition - Dartford Library - 1 October to 31 October 2019 tbc

* These events are at other venues.

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For KCPA category definitions click here