Programme for 2011 to 2012 ARCHIVE

(S – Slides, P – Prints, D – Digital, AV – Audio Visual)


Thursday 8th

Council meeting

Tuesday 13th President’s Evening. Our President Judy Smith LRPS DPAGB BPE3* starts the new season with “Beer and Other Favourites”.
Thursday 15th AV Group meeting
Tuesday 20th “A Year in the Life” Paul Hobson shows images on his last year as a UK and European Wildlife Photographer. (D)
Thursday 22nd Digital Group meeting
Tuesday 27th “Summer Outings” A showcase of images from the summer programme.(D)


Tuesday 4th Howard Bagshaw ARPS, DPAGB provides a ‘behind the scenes’ look at the background, photography and technology of his AV sequences with “Exploring AV”. (AV D)
Tuesday 11th Members Competition Prints - Round 1 Judged by Martin Litchfield CPAGB - YPU. (P)
Thursday 13th AV Group meeting
Tuesday 18th Dr Paul Schatzberger presents the story of his photographic practice. From documenting the work of Sheffield GP’s (monochrome) to making limited edition archival prints. (P D)
Thursday 20th Digital Group meeting
Tuesday 25th The Ken Doney Trophy Six digital images on your chosen theme, judged by all present. (D)


Tuesday 1st Members’ Night Stephen Elliot & Roger Moore show their work on members’ night. (D)
Mon 8th to Sun 13th Perspectives 7 Exhibition at the Winter Gardens. Link to poster
Tuesday 8th 3 S’s digital competition between Sheffield, Shillington and Solihull Photographic Societies. Judged by Anthony Pioli ARPS - N&EMPF. (D)
Thursday 10th AV Group meeting
Tuesday 15th “A Tale of Two Winters” The winters of 2008 and 2009 were exceptionally cold, but provided stunning conditions for Robert Falconer to photograph his favourite two subjects, landscapes and steam trains (from the Peak District to North East China) - N&EMPF. (S)
Thursday 17th Digital Group meeting
Tuesday 22nd Members’ Competition Prints - Round 2 Judged by John Jones ARPS - N&EMPF. (P)
Thursday 24th Council meeting
Tuesday 29th Dave Burgess ARPS attempts to explain the mystery of good photography with “Secret Knowledge”. Using his own images to look at the rules of composition he asks if they make sense? - YPU. (D)


Tuesday 6th “Great Photographs by Great Photographers – from Ansel Adams to Edward Weston” shown by Colin New (D)
Thursday 8th AV Group meeting
Tuesday 13th We all play “Match a Picture”, a fun new digital game where images are matched by tenuous links. (D)
Thursday 15th Digital Group meeting
C H R I S T M A S  B R E A K


Tuesday 3rd Ray Brightman FRPS AFIAP DPAGB Hon PAGB BPE3* & Jim Charlton show their work on Members’ Night. (P D)
Last Day for handing in Annual Exhibition Entries
Tuesday 10th London Salon of Photography A digital presentation taken from prints with a recorded commentary. (AV)
Thursday 12th AV Group meeting
Friday 13th Greenhill Methodist Church, 8pm for 8:15pm. A lecture from our Annual Exhibition judge, Leigh Preston FRPS EFIAP – MCPF. (P)
Saturday 14th Judging of the Annual Exhibition at Greenhill Methodist Church Hall, 9:30am to 1pm followed by a pub lunch.
Tuesday 17th Discussion Night. A chance to show our own work and promote informal discussions.(P D)
Thursday 19th Digital Group meeting
Tuesday 24th Members’ Night Two of our members, Keith Lord and Erica Oram CPAGB, BPE1*, show their work on Members’ night.(P D)
Thursday 26th Council meeting
Tuesday 31st Photography on a Theme. Club members show three images each, produced on the theme of “Togetherness”. (D)


Tuesday 7th John Scholey & Adrian Richardson show their work on Members’ Night. (P D)
Thursday 9th AV Group meeting
Tuesday 14th 8 Pictures in 10 Minutes This popular evening gives us the chance to see the work of eight of our members. (P)
Thursday 16th Digital Group meeting
Tuesday 21st SPS Annual Exhibition - sponsored by Harrison Cameras. Presentation of awards will begin at 8pm, followed by the showing of digital images that received certificates. (D)
Thurs 23rd to Sun 26th SPS Annual Exhibition in the 1554 Gallery, Sheffield Cathedral.
Tuesday 28th Presidents’ Choice. Our president, past president and president elect show a selection of prints that were not selected for the Annual Exhibition. (P)

MARCH 2012

Tuesday 6th Members Competition Prints - Round 3, judged by Brian Park FRPS, EFIAP - YPU. (P)
Thursday 8th AV Group meeting
Tuesday 13th John Chamberlin APAGB MFIAP presents “Digital Capture Around the World” - WCPF. (P)
Thursday 15th Digital Group meeting
Friday 16th Inter Club Digital Knockout Competition at Greenhill Methodist Church 7:30pm for 7:45pm Invited clubs show their best digital images. Judged by John Cartlidge EFIAP – MCPF. (D)
Tuesday 20th Margaret Salisbury FRPS, APAGB, EFIAP, FIFPF presents “The Dragons World” - NWPA. (P)
Thursday 22th Council meeting
Tuesday 27th Howard Tate shows “Personal Prints with a BIG Difference” - YPU. (P)
Thursday 29th AV Group Dinner

APRIL 2012

Tuesday 3rd Landscape photographer Karen Frenkel shows digital images from her book “Peak Landscapes & Light” along with images taken since publication which show which places to visit for different lighting conditions and demonstrate how the landscape changes throughout the year and time of day. (D)
Tuesday 10th Members’ Competition Digital - Round 4 Judged by Christine Widdall DPAGB, AFIAP - L&CPU.(D)
Thursday 12th AV Group meeting
Tuesday 17th Jim Hartje ARPS, DPAGB, APAGB, EFIAP shows “My Photography” - N&EMPF. (P)
Thursday 19th Digital Group meeting
Tuesday 24th PAGB Great British Cup 2010 digital images. Commentary - Erica Oram & Ray Brightman

MAY 2012

Tuesday 1st Annual General Meeting. Society awards will be presented this evening and we will also have a look at the year's successful prints.
Thursday 10th AV Group meeting
Thursday 17th Digital Group meeting Cancelled
A programme of summer walks and other events will be arranged. Details will be on the society's web site.
All members welcome.