On this page we list both club events coming up and other events nearby that may be worth photographing. Please tell Graham (web master) about any other events you know in the near future.

Keep watching this page for further events, especially outings which are not listed in the SYLLABUS [PDF] .

 September 22nd & 23rd, Saturday & Sunday: 1940s Weekend at Tanfield Railway

 September 24th, Monday, 2pm: Afternoon Group

Theme: Summer

 September 25th, Tuesday, 7:30pm: Digital & Practical Group

Exposure settings and lens choices. Bring a camera.
The AUTO settings on cameras are now very good but they cannot read your mind. If you want to freeze a moving object or ensure that the background to an object is blurred you need to intervene with manual settings. We will discuss how to deal with these and other possible requirements.

 September 27th, Thursday, 7:30pm: Main Photo Group

Presidential evening, Howard Wilson APAGB

 October 1st, Monday, 7:30pm: Video Film-making Group

Chairman Dave Peffer's evening

 October 2nd, Tuesday, 7:30pm: Nature Group

The Farne Islands

 October 4th, Thursday, 7:30pm: Main Photo Group

What makes a good photo? by Geoffrey Bradford MA (Photo) of Alnwick & District Camera Club

 October 8th, Monday: Closing date for NCPF Salon

http://www.northerncountiessalon.org.uk/index.php?id=39th-salon-2018

 October 8th, Monday, 2pm: Afternoon Group

Theme: The letter F

 October 8th, Monday, 7:30pm: Video Film-making Group

"Reflections, Ramblings, & Rantings" with Brian Dunckley

 October 9th, Tuesday: Video Film-making Group

We visit Darlington with our show

 October 11th, Thursday, 7:30pm: Main Photo Group

An Evening with our own John McGuinness CPAGB

 October 11th, Thursday: Closing date for 1st seasonal print competition

Entries to John McGuinness

 October 15th, Monday, 7:30pm: Video Film-making Group

Showreel from Staines Video Makers, Surrey

 October 18th, Thursday, 7:30pm: Main Photo Group

"Me and My Camera" Sue Hingley LRPS of Whickham Photo Club

 October 22nd, Monday, 2pm: Afternoon Group

Theme: Glass

 October 22nd, Monday: Video Film-making Group

NO MEETING

 October 25th, Thursday: Main Photo Group

NO MEETING

 October 25th, Thursday: Closing date for 1st seasonal projected competition

Entries to Margaret Warren

 October 29th, Monday: Video Film-making Group

"Make a Cup of Tea" night

NB: This is a correction to the printed syllabus

 October 30th, Tuesday, 7:30pm: Digital & Practical Group

Cropping, aligning, resizing images; file formats
Resizing is important for competition entries. There is a mismatch between camera aspect ratio 3:2 and competitions which usually want 4:3, so what are the options? And how do RAW, JPEG and TIFF files differ?

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