2021-22 Programme

August 25 A table top practical workshop led by Stuart Burns LRPS to replace the President Cup Evening.
September 8
First Evening of new season and in a change from our normal programme, we have our Presidents Cup and awards Evening. Theme for competition -- Members' personal favourite image from the past year.
September 22
"Photographing the Essence of Wildlife" a talk by Sue Green ARPS DPAGB BPE3* via zoom
Hand in date for 1st intermediate PDI competition
October 1-30
Annual Exhibition at Dartford Central Library - TBC
October 6
First Intermediate PDI competition
Judge Kirsty Ralfs ARPS QGP
October 20
Annual General Meeting
November 1 Intersociety and Meinertzhagen Shield competition. Hosted by Bexleyheath Photographic Society, with Woolwich Aperture and Dartford & District Photographic Society
November 3
"Pacific North West - a talk by Paul Adams ARPS, DPAGB, FDPS.
Hand in date for 1st Intermediate Print competition
November 14 KCPA Ross Cup Competition
November 17
First intermediate Print competition
Judge Pat Couder CPAGB BPE1*
December 1
“Getting Started with AVs" a talk by Roger Force FRPS DPAGB APAGB
December 15
Christmas Social Evening
December 29 No meeting
January 12 Slide photography evening led by Ron Hart APAGB. Bring your own slides to show.
Hand in date for Annual pdi competition
January 26 Annual PDI Competition
Judge Andy Smith LRPS CPAGB
February 9 "Journey through the Lake District" a talk by Chris Sale (on zoom)

February 15 Malling Battle of PDIs - Judge Kirsty Ralfs ARPS QGP. The Print Battle will be a virtual zoom event as last year, with 5 PDIs from each club
February 23 "My Life as a Professional Photographer" an evening with Patrick Archer.
March 9 "Working towards awards and BPE entries" talk by Alan Lomakin CPAGB BPE2*
Hand in date for 2nd intermediate PDI competition
March 23 Second intermediate PDI competition
Judge Tony Bentley ARPS CPAGB
April 6 "The Fine Art Print" a talk by Roger Force FRPS DPAGB APAGB
April 19 Three-way Battle - hosted by Crayford Camera Club, against Dartford, Photographic Society and Gravesend Camera Club.
Judge: Keith Evans FRPS DPAGB
April 20 "title tbc", a follow up talk by David Jenner and an opportunity to see his day and night prints. David is a Kent photographer and among other achievements, was winner of an RPS competition in 2019 with his image of The Old Forge in the Industrial category.
May 4 Members ten favourite images - an opportunity to share members favourite images.
Hand in date for 2nd Intermediate print competition
May 18 Second Intermediate Print Competition
Judge Sue Green ARPS DPAGB BPE3*
June 1 "How to earn money from your photos" . A personal journey led by Bob Searle.
June 15 Evening Outing - venue tbc
June 29 "A retrospective" An evening with Mike Morfett LRPS CPAGB
Hand in date for annual print competition
July 13 Annual Print competition - Judge Chris Shore FRPS EFIAP MPAGB BPE4*
July 28 "A look back at my photography" An evening with Stuart Burns LRPS
August 10 tbc
Hand in date for Presidents Cup
August 24 Presidents Cup and awards Evening. Theme for competition -- tbc
tbc D&DPS Exhibition - Dartford Library - 1 October to 31 October 2022 tbc

* These events are at other venues.

For competition rules click here
For KCPA category definitions click here


Digitally projected image files should be in jpeg format, with an sRGB colour space, and a maximum image size of 1600 horizontal pixels x 1200 vertical pixels unless informed otherwise. When saving your jpeg file, make sure you choose the MAX quality (sometimes your computer may default to less).
For competitions the image should be named in the following way as Dicentra has specific requirements, so when you SAVE AS make sure you use this format:

01_TITLE ONE IN UPPER CASE_Photographer Name.jpg
02_TITLE TWO IN UPPER CASE_Photographer Name.jpg
03_TITLE TWO IN UPPER CASE_Photographer Name.jpg