Forthcoming Events

  • Thu
    26
    Sep
    2019
    19:45Silverbirch Room, Christchurch, Hitchin

    Our first competition of the year will be an open competition, judged by the very experienced and knowledgeable Daphne Hanson.

    The open competition will consist of print and digital categories, with the points earned going towards the overall scores.(more…)

  • Thu
    17
    Oct
    2019
    19:45Silverbirch Room, Christchurch, Hitchin

    Our second competition will be the always competitive Landscape competition.

    Like the open competition earlier in the season this competition will have categories for both prints and digital images, with members being allowed to enter up to 2 in each category, however in addition to earning points towards the overall championship the members will be competing for trophies to be awarded at the end of the year.(more…)

  • Thu
    07
    Nov
    2019
    19:45Silverbirch Room, Christchurch, Hitchin

    Our third competition of the year will be Monochrome, and we'll be welcoming back one of our new judges from the 2018/2019 season Ben Pike. As always you'll be competing for points in the overall trophy for both print and digital categories, however we will be looking for an overall winner and runner-up in each category who'll win the Monochrome trophies.

    Don't forget Monochrome doesn't necessarily mean Black and White, sepia tone or images in a single colour will be allowed too. You can check out what's allowed by visiting the definitions page here, or why not review some of the entries from previous competitions; 2018, 2017

    Please remember
    Your print entries need to in no less than 1 week before, i.e. the on 31st October, and your digital entries no later than midnight on Sunday 3rd November.

  • Thu
    28
    Nov
    2019
    19:45Silverbirch Room, Christchurch, Hitchin

    Our nexy competition of the year will be Fashion, and we'll be welcoming back one of our favourite judges Ron Tear ARPS, MPAGB, PSA3, BPE4*. As always you'll be competing for points in the overall trophy for both print and digital categories.

    This is one of our changing competitions so don't forget to check-out the competition section of the website for more information, however here's the definition for this competition.(more…)

  • Thu
    16
    Jan
    2020
    19:45Silverbirch Room, Christchurch, Hitchin

    Our first competition of 2020 will be the ever popular "People and Portraits" competition, and we'll be welcoming back one of our regular judges David Steele DPAGB. As always you'll be competing for points in the overall trophy for both print and digital categories, however we will be looking for an overall winner and runner-up in each category who'll win the People and Portrait trophies.

    You can check out what's allowed by visiting the definitions page here, or why not review some of the entries from previous competitions?

    Please remember
    Your print entries need to in no less than 1 week before, i.e. the on 9th January, and your digital entries no later than midnight on Sunday 12th January.

  • Thu
    06
    Feb
    2020
    19:45Silverbirch Room, Christchurch, Hitchin

    Our second open competition of the season will be judged by our good friend Sarah Kelman.

    The open competition will consist of print and digital categories, with the points earned going towards the overall scores.(more…)

  • Thu
    27
    Feb
    2020
    19:45Silverbirch Room, Christchurch, Hitchin

    The Panel competition is always an interesting challenge, requiring our photographers to not only take great images but show their expertise and imagination in combining three individual photos into a single image, and our judge Linda Woodward will be looking for the best combination of images and presentation.

    The panel competition is digital only, however you can enter 2 panels (sets of 3 images). The Panel competition has both a Winners and Runner-up trophy to be award and of course the points earned go towards the overall scores.(more…)

  • Thu
    19
    Mar
    2020
    19:45Silverbirch Room, Christchurch, Hitchin

    For our final changing competition this season we'll be having a close-up competition, which allow us to use the techniques we learnt from Bob Brind-Surch in October 2019 and practised in December.

    The Close-up competition is Print and digital, and you can have 2 entries in each.

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  • Thu
    09
    Apr
    2020
    19:45Silverbirch Room, Christchurch, Hitchin

    For our final competition of the season the ever popular Naomi Saul will be returning to judge our Natural History competition.

    As always the Natural history competition is Digital only, therefore you're allowed up to 3 entries, and you'll be competing for the Evelyn Bromfield trophy as well as the final points for the season.

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