Calendar

February 2019

  • EPCCA Entries Close 7th February
  • Social Outing – Wednesday 20th February – Shooting the Full Moon. Meet for dinner at the Wheatsheaf Hotel, North Shields at 6.30pm and full moon shoot at the North Shields Jetty. Bring camera, longest lens and tripod, a jacket if its cool. We will photograph the moonrise at 8.40pm and for a few minutes after so that we can focus stack the moon and the foreground.
  • General Meeting – Monday 25th February 6.45pm for 7.00pm
  • Competition Categories
    • Open
    • Set Subject – Low Key  – (An image that contains predominantly dark tones and colours that convey atmosphere and mood, where lighting creates contrasts and shadows are the primary element of the composition.)
    • Special Subject –  Scapes(includes landscapes, seascapes or cityscapes)

March 2019

  • Social Outing – Sunday 2nd March – TBC
  • General Meeting – Monday 25th March 6.45pm for 7.00pm
  • Competition Categories
    • Open
    • Set Subject – Angle Shot  – (A photo from an angle that highlights a different perspective: e.g. high angle, low angle oblique or canted angle.)

April 2019

  • Social Outing – Sunday 7th April – TBC
  • EPCCA Picnic Weekend – 12th to 14th April at Cleve
  • General Meeting – Monday 22nd April 6.45pm for 7.00pm
  • Competition Categories
    • Open
    • Set Subject – History– (A photo that tells the story of the way things were in an earlier time.)
    • Special Subject –  Panorama(A wide/tall (horizontal or vertical) unbroken scene. A panorama can be a photo cut down, so long it is within the 1 x 3 ratio 100mm x 200-300mm (4” x 8”-12”))

May 2019

  • Social Outing – Sunday 5th May – TBC
  • General Meeting – Monday 27th May 6.45pm for 7.00pm
  • Competition Categories
    • Open
    • Set Subject – Creative – (Use of camera (eg: long exposure, intentional camera movement, multiple focus) or editing techniques (eg: composites, filters) to manipulate reality and create an artistic and creative image.)

June 2019

  • Social Outing – Sunday 2nd June – TBC
  • General Meeting – Monday 24th June 6.45pm for 7.00pm
  • Competition Categories
    • Open
    • Set Subject – Marine– (A photo taken from in or around the marine environment)
    • Special Subject –  Flora(The plants of a particular region, habitat, or geological period. May include garden plants.Note: no cut flowers, wreaths, bouquet or vases)

July 2019

  • Social Outing – Sunday 7th July – TBC
  • General Meeting – Monday 22nd July 6.45pm for 7.00pm
  • Competition Categories
    • Open
    • Set Subject – Intentional Blur– (An image that contains intentional blur through slow shutter speed, panning techniques, lens zoom or subject movement..)

August 2019

  • Social Outing – Sunday 4th August – TBC
  • General Meeting – Monday 26th August 6.45pm for 7.00pm
  • Competition Categories
    • Open
    • Set Subject – Clouds– (Clouds are the dominant subject of this picture.)
    • Special Subject – People – (Human beings in general or considered collectively. May include 1 or more person e.g. Portraiture, Child Study or Group of people.)

September 2019

  • Social Outing – Sunday 8th September – TBC
  • General Meeting – Monday 23rd September 6.45pm for 7.00pm
  • Competition Categories
    • Open
    • Set Subject – Three– (Compose an image comprised of some sort of trio-based grouping. Seek out a pre-existing group of three or create it yourself.)

October 2019

  • Social Outing – Sunday 6th October – TBC
  • General Meeting – Monday 28th October 6.45pm for 7.00pm
  • Competition Categories
    • Open
    • Set Subject – Colour Pop– (An image where colour is the primary compositional element used to lead the viewer’s eyes and draw attention to certain parts of the photo or express and influence the viewer’s mood..)
    • Special Subject – Macro – (A sharp photo with 1:1 macro or greater (not a close-up)

November 2019

  • Social Outing – Sunday 3rd November – TBC
  • General Meeting – Monday 25th November 6.45pm for 7.00pm
  • Competition Categories
    • Open
    • Set Subject – Night Photography– (A photo taken after sunset and before sunrise.)

December 2019

  • Social Outing – Sunday 1st December – TBC
  • General Meeting – Monday 16th December 6.45pm for 7.00pm
  • Competition Categories
    • Open
    • Set Subject – Coffee or Tea– (Coffee or Tea is the dominant subject of this photo)
    • Special Subject – Fauna(The animals of a particular region, habitat, or geological period. Not domesticated)