Our Programme

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SEPTEMBER 2019


4 FEPS Freshers
Welcome to the start of the new season.
Prospective members can get an idea of what we do at Field End; existing members can revisit some highlights of last season; and all can meet and greet.
Stations around the hall will include some of last season’s winning entries, Demonstrations on mounting a print, the Exhibition Slideshow, a Photoshop
demonstration, audio visual examples and displays about some of our other evenings.


11 Speaker: Chris Creaser:
Chris is a professional Landscape Photographer who has closed his Gallery in York to come and show us his creative and stunning work.
Hand in titles for Projected Open Competition 1.


18 Competition: Projected Open No. 1
Our first open Projected competition of the season. Judge to be announced on the evening. Up to 3 entries allowed.
See important notes earlier in the booklet for entry size, rules and format.
Hand in entries for Projected Open Competition No. 1.


25 Competition: Print Open No.1
Our first print competition of the season. Judge to be announced on the evening. Up to 2 entries allowed Maximum mount size 40 x 50 cm. Please take
note of rules.



OCTOBER


2 Learning Zone
A practical evening based on helping you, our more experienced members are here to help with specific tasks that you have identified, details will be on the
web site and social media.
Hand in entries for Projected Set Subject No. 1.


9 Competition: Projected Set Subject No. 1
The first subject is “Pastels”. Judge to be announced on the evening. Up to 3 entries allowed. Please take note of the rules.


16 Ray Staff and Jeff Haynes Talk.
Street Portraiture. Jeff and Ray will discuss the various types of Street Portraiture with examples and very contrasting styles.
Hand in titles for Print Competition No. 2.


23 Competition: Prints No. 2
The second print competition, Judge to be announced on the evening.
Up to 2 entries allowed. Please take note of the rules.


30 External Competition: North-West Federation Round 2 at Home. Field End PS against XRR PS and Park Street
Hand in entries for Rosebowl



NOVEMBER

6 Competition: Norma Bateman Rosebowl
Projected Set Subject
“The Creative Use of Leading Lines” is the theme this year.
Up to four entries each and not previously entered in any FEPS competition. Judge to be announced on the evening.
Note: Entries must be numbered in order of preference. If the competition is oversubscribed the number of entries per member may be reduced from the
maximum of four.
Hand in entries for Projected Open No. 2.

13 Competition: Projected Open No. 2
The second of our open competitions, judge to be announced on the evening. Up to 3 entries allowed. Please take note of the rules.


20 Speaker: Vanda Ralevska:
A highly creative and able outdoor photographer, her images show style and emotion with a woman’s touch.
Hand in entries for The Norma Bateman Rosebowl.


27 Competition: Prints No. 3
The third print competition of the season, judge to be announced on the night. Up to 3 entries allowed. Please take note of the rules.



DECEMBER


4 Fuji UK Limited
Fuji are producing cameras that are reshaping the way we use them, there talk will show us how to use them as well as showing techniques that can be
used in any camera.


11 Christmas Social and Photo Quiz
Friends and partners welcome at our popular Christmas social: Food is provided with drinks available at the bar. Held at the Ruislip Conservative club £5
per head at the door.
Hand in titles for Print Competition No. 3.
Hand in your AV presentations.

18 Christmas Holiday – No Meeting

25 Christmas Holiday – No Meeting



JANUARY 2020

1 New Year Holiday – No Meeting


8 External Competition: CACC Rosebowl Round 1 at Home. Field End PS against Leighton Buzzard PC, St Albans CC and Wantage CC

11 Street Portraiture Theme - Outing to London
Outing to London for the Street Portraiture project, part of our portraiture theme this year, details to be announced.


15 AV Evening:
Tonight we are showing your audio visual presentations
Hand in entries for Projected Set Subject No. 2.


22 Competition: Projected Set Subject No. 2
The second set subject is “The Decisive Moment”. Judge to be announced on the evening.
Up to 3 entries allowed. Please take note of new rules.


29 Speaker: Rachel Talibart – Coastal Images
When it comes to images of our coast Rachel is one of the best there is, she has an eye for capturing things that would for most of us, just pass us by.
Hand in titles for Print Competition No.4



FEBRUARY

5 Competition: Prints No. 4
Our fourth and penultimate Print Competition. Judge to be announced on the evening.
Up to two entries allowed. Please take note of the rules.


12 Speaker: Brian Worley– Portraiture Photography with models
Brian impressed us last year when he showed how to take studio images, well now its your turn. As part of our portraiture theme this season, we will have
two studios, two pro models and Brian will assist you with getting some great shots so charge your batteries and bring your camera.



19 Learning Zone
A practical evening based on helping you, our more experienced members are here to help with specific tasks that you have identified, details will be on the
web site and social media.
Hand in entries for Projected Open Competition No. 3.



26 Competition: Projected Open No. 3
The third projected competition. Judge to be announced on the evening.
Up to 3 entries allowed. Please take note of new rules.
Hand in entries for Match a Digital



MARCH

4 Speaker: Dave Mason
Tonight we have just street photography, Dave is the master of the “Grab Shot” and travels the country doing so.
Hand in titles for Print Competition No. 5.



11 Competition: Prints No. 5
The final Print Competition. Judge to be announced on the evening.
Up to 2 entries allowed. Please take note of the rules.

18 Members’ Evening: “Match a Digital”
Our very own match a digital and time for a bit of fun, we will have 3 teams competing to get the best match
Hand in entries for projected Set Subject No. 3

25 Competition: Projected Set Subject No. 3
The final set subject, “Portraiture” brings our themed project this season to a conclusion.
Up to 3 entries allowed.



APRIL

1 Learning Zone:
A practical evening based on helping you, our more experienced members are here to help with specific tasks that you have identified, details will be on
the web site and social media.
Hand in entries for Projected Open Competition No. 4.

8 Competition: Projected Open No. 4
The fourth projected open competition. Judge to be announced on the evening.
Up to 3 entries allowed. Please take note of the rules.


15 Members Talk
Chris Wallace and Ray Staff or Volunteer ??? will share their Images and provide an insight on how they achieve them.


22 Competition: Prints of the Year.
Bring along your monochrome prints to compete for the Jewell Cup, and colour prints for the Bison Shield. Judge to be announced on the evening.
Up to two entries allowed for each trophy.


29 Speaker: Chris Shepherd – Looking Local
As Photographers we often suffer from “Locational Myopia”, constantly wishing we were in Some exotic location with the best possible equipment. In this
talk he detail his flight with locational Myopia and ways to overcome it as well as personal journey to become a landscape photographer.



MAY

6 Speaker: Spike
When it comes to studio photography Spike has done it all, this evening give us an insight to his vast array of studio work and give practical advice on the
best techniques.
Please sign up for stewarding at our exhibition


13 Annual General Meeting and Calendar Competition
Please show that you care about Field End PS by attending this important evening. The new committee will be elected and it is your chance to speak about
the running of the Society.
It’s your chance to have an image in the Field End Calendar and vote for your favorite images.
Please hand in your trophies ready for next year’s winners.


20 Exhibition private viewing.
(17 – 30 May) Come and see the FEPS exhibition at the Cow Byre in Ruislip (behind Ruislip library).


27 Learning Zone:
A practical evening based on helping you, our more experienced members are here to help with specific tasks that you have identified, details will be on the
web site and social media.
Last chance to hand in print panel entries, (Two weeks ahead of the competition). Hand in your entries for projected image of the year.



JUNE

3 Competition: Projected Image of the Year
The season’s best projected images will be on display as the competition takes place. Judge to be announced on the evening. Note: Entries must be
numbered in order of preference. If the competition is over subscribed the number of entries per member may be reduced from the maximum of three.


10 Competition: Print Panel New Rules now 3 prints
All panels compete for The Edith King Memorial Trophy. A panel should consist of three prints, which are linked by a common theme or consistency of
style. Prints should be numbered in the order in which they are to be presented. Each print panel will be judged on: composition, lighting, techniques used,
print quality, cohesion and panel presentation. Judge to be announced on the evening.


17 Speaker: Drew Burnett
Wildlife photography is his passion, Drew will give an insight on taking high quality wildlife pictures that he sells from his gallery in Amersham.


25 Social Evening and Presentation of Awards
An enjoyable way to finish our season with a buffet and presentation of all the season’s trophies, Held at the Ruislip Conservative club.