Programme for 2015 to 2016 ARCHIVE

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

All Tuesday evening meetings start at 7.55pm prompt


Tuesday 8th President's Evening. Our President, Liz Pickering, starts the new season with 'A few happy snaps'. (AV D)
Tuesday 15th Internationally famous photographer Des Clinton FRPS, from Ireland opens the lecture season with 'The best of Irish'. (P D)
Des is sponsored by Fotospeed
Tuesday 22nd Summer Outings. A showcase of images from the summer programme (D)
Tuesday 29th De Monfort University photography lecturer Martin Shakeshaft, will show us his work. (P D)


Tuesday 6th Members' Competition Prints - Round 1. Judged by Christine Hodgson BA (Phot) ARPS CPAGB from Huddersfield. (P)
Tuesday 13th SPS member and Fotospeed sponsored Colin New will entertain us with his yearly lecture 'From Hanoi to Shangri La'. (P D)
Tuesday 20th The first Members' Night of the year. Two of our members, Jenny Kingsland and Ben Hull, entertain us with a varied selection of images. (P D)
Tuesday 27th An evening to look forward to with a return visit from Dave Yates with his lecture 'My photography' featuring new colour work and a selection of darkroom mono prints. (P D)


Tuesday 3rd Steve Drinkall presents 'Images of Wildlife and Wild Places' which showcases the Western Scottish Isles and their varied wildlife. (D
Tuesday 10th 3Ss' Digital Competition between Sheffield, Shillington and Solihull Photographic Societies. Judged by Barry Payling from Rotherham. (D)
Monday 16th to
Sunday 22nd
"Perspectives 2015" Exhibition to be held in the Sheffield Winter Garden.
Tuesday 17th Landscape photographer Tom Dodd FRPS from Blaenau Ffestiniog shows his stunning black and white images in 'More than Mountains'. (P)
Tuesday 24th Members' Competition Prints - Round 2. Judged by Steve Roper CPAGB from Nottingham. (P)


Tuesday 1st The Ken Doney Trophy. Six digital images on your chosen theme, judged by all present. (D)
Tuesday 8th We all play "Match a Picture", a fun digital game, where images are matched by tenuous links. (D)
C H R I S T M A S  B R E A K


Tuesday 5th Members' Night . Two of our members, Jo Reeves and Paul Cutts, entertain us with a wide selection of images. (P D)
Tuesday 12th 'African Safari' SPS Member Richard Hall LRPS describes his journey to photograph wildlife in the Ngorogoro and Serengeti parks in Tanzania. (P D)
Tuesday 19th Colin New provides a commentary on the accepted images from the 2015 London Salon exhibition. (D)
Tuesday 26th AV Show. SPS's own AV Group shows a full evening of audio visual presentations. (AV)


Tuesday 2nd Sheffield resident and RPS member Geoff Blackwell ARPS tells us about 'Photography, Photographers and Postage Stamps' and also about the Royal Photographic Society and how to obtain an LRPS and ARPS. D
Tuesday 9th Members' Competition Prints - Round 3. Judged by Diane Seddon LRPS CPAGB from Louth. (P)
Last day for handing in Annual Exhibition Entries.
Tuesday 16th An evening of innovative and contemporary images from Viveca Koh FRPS. Living in South London, this is a rare opportunity to see Vivecca's work in the north of England. (D)
Tuesday 23rd Members' Night. Two of our members, Steve Dorey and Rebecca Nex entertain us. (P D)

MARCH 2016

Tuesday 1st Professional Ecologist George Stoyle will show us his view of the Yorkshire coast. (D)
Tuesday 8th Photography on a theme. Club members each show three images produced on the theme of ….... (D)
Friday 11th Annual Exhibition Judge at Greenhill Methodist Church, 8pm for 8:15pm. Our annual exhibition judge, Ann Miles FRPS MPAGB EFIAP FBPEAnn Miles FRPS MPAGB EFIAP FBPE presents the yearly exhibition lecture. (P)
Saturday 12th Judging of the Annual Exhibition at Greenhill Methodist Church Hall, 9:30am to 1pm followed by a pub lunch. (P)
Tuesday 15th 8 Pictures in 10 Minutes. This popular evening gives us the chance to see the work of 8 of our members. (P D)
Saturday 19th Inter Club Digital Knockout Competition at St Luke's Church 7:15pm for 7:30pm. Invited clubs show their best digital images. Judged by Adrian Lines ARPS MPAGB EFIAP ABPE from Wigan. (D)
Tuesday 22nd Members' Competition Prints - Round 4. Judged by Ian Pinn from Nottinghamshire. (P)
Tuesday 29th E A S T E R  B R E A K

APRIL 2016

Tuesday 5th An Evening with nature photographer Ashley Grove, who shows us a mixture of his award winning ornithological images with his talk 'Shetland to the Scilly '.(D)
Tuesday 12th A welcome return to Karen Frenkel, professional photographer from Derbyshire. Karen will show us her recent 'Coast to Coast' journey. (D)
Monday 11th to
Sunday 18th
Annual Exhibition at Sheffield Cathedral (Provisional)
Tuesday 19th Keith Brown FRPS MPAGB APAGB EFIAP and Kate Brown LRPS DPAGB make a welcome return to the club with their AV show 'The Extra Aspect'. (AV)
Tuesday 26th Our President, Past President and President Elect show a selection of prints that were not selected for the annual exhibition. (P)

MAY 2016

Tuesday 5th Annual General Meeting. In addition to the formal business of the AGM, Society Awards will be presented this evening, including trophies and certificates for the winning entries in the Annual Exhibition and Club Competitions. We will also be able to see the year's successful prints.
A programme of summer walks and other events will be arranged. Details will be on the society's web site.
All members welcome.