Founded 1876

Northamptonshire Natural History Society

President
Mike Gibson
Secretary
CT Sampson

Previous meetings

Photography section meetings

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Section
Date
Where*
Details
Photography
Wed, 06 Dec 2017, 20:00
HR
underwood cup
A competition for members to submit pictorial images on any subject. Up to three projected images allowed per member per round. Round 2 of 3
Photography
Wed, 29 Nov 2017, 20:00
HR
set subject competition
A themed competition for up to three digital and/or print images per round. The subject for this round is ‘Old and the New’ Round 2 of 4
Photography
Wed, 22 Nov 2017, 20:00
HR
microscope photography
by Mike Gibson. Mike takes some amazing photos through the microscope, some of which have won competitions. Tonight he takes us on a microscope magical mystery tour, and lets us into some of the secrets.
Photography
Wed, 15 Nov 2017, 19:30
Out
badby challenge cup
The annual competition between nine local camera clubs. An occasion to enjoy other club’s work and to discover how well our photographers measure up against them. Hosted by Badby at Badby Village Hall
Photography
Wed, 08 Nov 2017, 20:00
HR
cornwall cup
A competition for members to submit natural history photos, as per PAGB rules. Up to three projected images per member per round. 1 of 3
Photography
Tue, 07 Nov 2017, 20:00
Out
three way challenge
The annual competition between Northampton C.C., Duston C.C., and ourselves. This year hosted by Duston CC at Duston Community Centre.
Photography
Wed, 01 Nov 2017, 20:00
HR
post shutter processing (1)
The first of two workshops by Dave Belton to demonstrate some more ‘Photoshop’ digital processing techniques. This week to include Stacking and Stitching. We will also use the evening to choose photos for the upcoming external photo competitions. Members are welcome to bring along for consideration any photos not yet entered in a competition.
Photography
Wed, 25 Oct 2017, 20:00
HR
print competitions
Up to three entries per member per round for each of the four competitions. Monochrome General, Monochrome Portrait (Vic Seaton Cup), Colour Print (Jubilee Cup), Digital Art. Round 1 of 3
Photography
Wed, 18 Oct 2017, 20:00
HR
judges – love ‘em or hate ‘em?
by Trevor Rudkin. One of our regular judges, Trevor will give members an insight into the parameters he uses when judging photo competitions. Followed with an interactive session where volunteers can have a go at judging his photos, or members can bring along a photo they would like comment on.
Photography
Wed, 11 Oct 2017, 20:00
HR
mcpf portfolio of prints and digital images
An informative evening viewing the award winning prints and digital images, with judges’ comments, from the Midland Counties Photographic Federation’s 2016 Photofolio competition.
Photography
Wed, 04 Oct 2017, 20:00
HR
studio lighting
by James Rudd. James will bring along some of his studio equipment for use in a hands-on workshop night. After a short talk he will then be on hand to give practical help and advice with our studio lighting.
Photography
Wed, 27 Sep 2017, 20:00
HR
underwood cup
A competition for members to submit pictorial images on any subject. Up to three projected images allowed per member per round. Round 1 of 3
Photography
Wed, 20 Sep 2017, 20:00
HR
photo mounting, plus adventures in audio visuals
by Steve Dormer. A two part evening. The first is the postponed demonstration by Steve of how to cut your own photo mounts. For the second part Steve will speak about his recent interest in making Audio visual presentations, and then demonstrate some of his results.
Photography
Wed, 13 Sep 2017, 20:00
HR
set subject competition
A themed competition for up to three digital and/or print images per round. This round is ‘Digital Art’, so it’s an opportunity for members to demonstrate their skills in artistic post-shutter processing. Round 1 of 4
Photography
Wed, 06 Sep 2017, 20:00
HR
member's own
An evening for members to show off their photos taken during the summer break. Maybe some from Photo Section’s impromptu photographic nights, photos taken on holiday, or any other photos members would like to share with the group.
Photography
Wed, 30 Aug 2017, 20:00
HR
impromptu photographic nights
Come along with your camera gear. Subject to be agreed on the night and may be Post Processing (Photoshop), Still Life, Studio Flash, AV, or anything else you would like to cover. Guests very welcome.
Photography
Wed, 16 Aug 2017, 20:00
HR
impromptu photographic nights
Come along with your camera gear. Subject to be agreed on the night and may be Post Processing (Photoshop), Still Life, Studio Flash, AV, or anything else you would like to cover. Guests very welcome.
Photography
Wed, 02 Aug 2017, 20:00
HR
impromptu photographic nights
Come along with your camera gear. Subject to be agreed on the night and may be Post Processing (Photoshop), Still Life, Studio Flash, AV, or anything else you would like to cover. Guests very welcome.
Photography
Wed, 19 Jul 2017, 20:00
HR
impromptu photographic nights
Come along with your camera gear. Subject to be agreed on the night and may be Post Processing (Photoshop), Still Life, Studio Flash, AV, or anything else you would like to cover. Guests very welcome.
Photography
Wed, 05 Jul 2017, 20:00
HR
impromptu photographic nights
Come along with your camera gear. Subject to be agreed on the night and may be Post Processing (Photoshop), Still Life, Studio Flash, AV, or anything else you would like to cover. Guests very welcome.
Photography
Wed, 21 Jun 2017, 20:00
HR
monopod competition
A set subject competition for religious subjects from any faith. A competition held in honour of Mrs Humfrey’s interest in church photography. Up to three entries per person, any mix of prints or projected images. Trophy Presentations The evening concludes with the presentation of the annual trophies.
Photography
Wed, 14 Jun 2017, 20:00
HR
member’s night
A ‘15 minutes of fame’ night for members to fill the evening with anything of their choice, as long as it has a connection to photography.
Photography
Wed, 07 Jun 2017, 20:00
HR
set subject - trophy
The final where the best images from the four preliminary rounds compete for the trophy. Invited Judge. Final Round
Photography
Wed, 31 May 2017, 20:00
HR
prints final 2 – vic seaton cup (monochrome portrait), and monochrome general
Another chance to see the winning prints from the 3 preliminary rounds as they compete for the annual trophy. Invited judge. Final Round
Photography
Wed, 24 May 2017, 20:00
Out
spring social event. out and about
we will take advantage of the longer evening to go out and take some photos, finishing up at a pub for a convivial nightcap. Members may bring along guests. Look for details and booking instructions on the photo section notice board in the Humfrey Rooms.
Photography
Wed, 17 May 2017, 20:00
HR
prints final 1 – jubilee cup (colour prints) and digital art prints
See the winning prints from the three rounds held during the year as they compete for the annual trophy. Invited Judge. Final Round
Photography
Wed, 10 May 2017, 20:00
HR
in - house evening.
A two part evening. To compare last week’s safari photos, and for club members to present any photos they would like to share with the group.
Photography
Wed, 03 May 2017, 20:00
HR
out and about
A fun photographic safari around a prescribed route in Northampton town centre, taking set photos to bring back to the rooms for comparison
Photography
Wed, 26 Apr 2017, 20:00
HR
cornwall cup final
The final of the Natural History competition for projected images. A chance to see the best images from the three rounds as they compete for the trophy.
Photography
Wed, 19 Apr 2017, 20:00
HR
workshop – interpretation of a photo
A chance to put into practice some of the techniques demonstrated in previous workshops. Prior to the meeting members will all be given the same photo(s) to work on at home, then bring them along to compare the changes they made.
Photography
Wed, 12 Apr 2017, 20:00
HR
set subject competition
A themed competition for up to three images per round. Entries in this round to illustrate ‘Street Photography’ Round 4 of 4
Photography
Wed, 05 Apr 2017, 20:00
HR
photographing people
by James Rudd. James is a local commercial photographer who will talk about the techniques he uses when photographing people. Anything from outside street photography through to inside studio portraits.
Photography
Mon, 03 Apr 2017, 20:00
Out
instant digital image battle
Our annual entertaining photo matching competition between NNHS and Northampton Camera Club, this year hosted by Northampton at Hardingstone Village Hall. An invited judge will join in the fun as well as giving an informative critique of each photo.
Photography
Wed, 29 Mar 2017, 20:00
HR
underwood cup – final
Pictorial image competition final. Today’s entries are the winners of the previous three rounds of pictorial images. Invited judge.
Photography
Wed, 22 Mar 2017, 20:00
HR
islands of the south atlantic
by James Ballantyne. James will talk about and show us some of the photos taken while on his work visits to the South Atlantic islands of the Falklands and South Georgia.
Photography
Wed, 15 Mar 2017, 20:00
HR
print competitions
Up to three entries per member per round for each of the competitions. Monochrome General, Monochrome Portrait (Vic Seaton Cup), Colour Print (Jubilee Cup), Digital Art. Round 3 of 3
Photography
Wed, 08 Mar 2017, 20:00
HR
painting with light
by Matthew Hancox. Amongst his night-time photography Matt has produced some amazing images using such materials as wire wool and pixel sticks. This evening he shows us some of the results made by painting with light.
Photography
Wed, 01 Mar 2017, 20:00
HR
cornwall cup
A natural history competition for up to three projected images per round. Round 3 of 3
Photography
Wed, 22 Feb 2017, 20:00
HR
photographic section agm
Come along and hear how the section has been doing, elect our committee, and have a say in how the photographic section and its competitions are run. This is the place to put forward your ideas for the section’s future direction.
Photography
Wed, 15 Feb 2017, 20:00
HR
set subject competition
A themed competition for up to three digital and/or print images per round. Time to put those lessons on advanced photo processing techniques and ideas on the artistic aspect of photography, into practice. The subject is ‘Digital Art’ Round 3 of 4
Photography
Wed, 08 Feb 2017, 20:00
HR
underwood cup
A pictorial image competition on any subject for up to three projected images per member per round. Round 3 of 3.
Photography
Wed, 01 Feb 2017, 20:00
HR
photo mounting, plus the relationship between art and photography
by Steve Dormer. A two part evening. Mounting photo prints can be expensive, so for the first part of the evening Steve will demonstrate how to cut mounts ourselves. Always interested in the artistic side of photography, the second part will be Steve’s ideas on the relationship between photography and art.
Photography
Wed, 25 Jan 2017, 20:00
HR
print competitions
Up to three entries per member per round for each of the competitions. Monochrome General, Monochrome Portrait (Vic Seaton Cup), Colour Print (Jubilee Cup), Digital Art. Round 2 of 3
Photography
Wed, 18 Jan 2017, 20:00
HR
mrs humfrey’s photos
by Paul Hayes. Mrs Humfrey was a past member of the NNHS, and a renowned photographer, especially of churches. Paul has had a further look at the great number of her photos donated to the Society, and will show us some more of them.
Photography
Wed, 11 Jan 2017, 20:00
HR
cornwall cup
A natural history competition for up to three projected images per member per round. Round 2 of 3
Photography
Wed, 04 Jan 2017, 20:00
HR
the 2015 p. a. g. b. print and projected image exhibitions
An opportunity to see the winning images from the national competition and exhibition run by the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain.
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