Meetings 2023-2024

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Wed 28 Feb 2024 - Inter club friendly knockout with Levern Camera Club

7:00pm

inter club friendly knockout competition at Levern Camera Club 

Please note - This is a Wednesday 

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Mon 26 Feb 2024 - Studio Night (for Intermediate Group)

7:00pm

Another session led by Andy.  Details to be advised.

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Tue 20 Feb 2024 - Alasdair MacLeod - Just one more

7:30pm

A talk by Daily Record & Sunday Mail press photographer Alasdair MacLeod, entitled Just one more....

This talk is about press photography, showing published images as well as time lapse footage

7:30pm start at Irvine Community Sports Club 

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Mon 19 Feb 2024 - Studio Night (for Beginners Group)

7:00pm

Another workshop for our beginners group - this time we will be working with 2 light sources to demonstrate how we can add extra interest and depth to our images. 

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Tue 13 Feb 2024 - Model Evening

7:30pm

C7 Panel Competition Hand in closes this evening.

Bring along your cameras as we will be having a practical night of studio photography at the Sports Centre with one male and one female model

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Mon 12 Feb 2024 - Studio Night (for Intermediate Group)

7:00pm

These sessions will be led by Andy Millar and are for those members who are interested in furthering their experience with working in a studio environment.  

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Tue 6 Feb 2024 - C6 Colour Print Judging & Auction

11:59pm

C6 Colour Competition Judging evening with judge Campbell Skinner

The Auction of the camera equipment kindly donated by Nimrod Asbury's wife has now been moved to this evening. 

see below link to items being auctioned. 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11Ll4mpDU5G9SNEL_tw-11zD-6CGPs-5Z/edit?usp=share_link&ouid=116746208074089444343&rtpof=true&sd=true

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Mon 5 Feb 2024 - Studio Night (for Beginners Group)

7:00pm

At tonight's workshop, we will be working with one light source to create different lighting patterns.

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Tue 30 Jan 2024 - C5 Mono Print Competition Judging

7:30pm

C5  Mono Competition Judging evening with judge Campbell Skinner

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Tue 23 Jan 2024 - Island Hopping - Alastair Jackson

7:30pm

Alastair Jackson is a photographer originally from Skye, now living in Fairlie  

He has travelled around 42 islands on the West Coast of Scotland and will be providing a presentation, based on his travels.


Alastair will be bringing along copies of his Island Hopping booklet with him. These will be available to purchase for £5, with £1 going to Alzheimer’s Scotland.

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Mon 22 Jan 2024 - Studio Night

7:00pm

Studio session for beginners using a single light source.

Numbers will be limited so if you wish to attend, please comment below, or preferably via WhatsApp.

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Wed 17 Jan 2024 - Inter-club Friendly Knockout Competition - With Cumnock Camera Club

7:00pm

Friendly knockout competition hosted by Cumnock Camera Club, Cumnock

Please Note this starts at 7pm

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Tue 16 Jan 2024 - Committee Meeting - Reminder C5/C6 Print Hand in

7:00pm

C5/C6 Print Competition hand in closes tonight - Don't forget to upload digital versions of your submitted images to the website competition page.

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Thu 11 Jan 2024 - Knockout Competition- Beith (Away)

7:30pm

A friendly knockout competition and visit to Beith Camera Club. 

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Tue 9 Jan 2024 - Print Mounting Night

7:30pm

Help mounting your prints for the forthcoming print competition

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Tue 2 Jan 2024 - New Year Break

7:30pm

New Year Break

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Sat 30 Dec 2023 - Photowalk Saltcoats followed by lunch at Motherland Spice

11:00am

A photowalk in Saltcoats - meeting place TBA. 

This will be followed by lunch at Motherland Spice Indian restaurant in Saltcoats. 

Please advise if you are coming along  

Lunch is £15 per head, which includes a drink and is payable in advance to the clubs bank account. 

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Tue 26 Dec 2023 - Xmas Break

7:30pm

Christmas Break

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Tue 19 Dec 2023 - Xmas social and quiz

7:30pm

This Tuesday we will be having our Xmas social evening with  quiz from Roy Pearson and a raffle. 

Please bring along your own snacks and drinks. 

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Tue 12 Dec 2023 - The Picture I Wish I’d Taken - Fun evening with Bob Wark

7:30pm
How to enter?
Simply choose one or two, famous images that you admire and that you wish you had taken. 
Next, recreate the images using your imagination (and of course humour, although not compulsory is allowed).
Upload a copy of the originial image and your interpretation on the competition page - multiple entries are allowed.  
Preferably, also a wee note on how you put your images together.
If you want to impress, knock up a presentation with the images and all the research you conducted on the image. Also a note on how...
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Tue 5 Dec 2023 - C4 Open DPI - Open Digital Competition Judging

7:30pm

C4 Open PDI Competition Judging with judge Colin McLatchie

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Tue 28 Nov 2023 - George Robertson - Into The Throne room of the Mountain Gods

7:30pm

Award winning photographer, international mountain leader and world traveller George Robertson presents a mix of travel, street, adventure and landscape photography, telling  the story of a mountaineering expedition in the Karakoram mountains.

georgerobertsonphotography.com

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Tue 21 Nov 2023 - C3 Colour Print Competition Judging

7:30pm

Judging of your C3 Colour print images with our judge Robert Spence

Also hand in/upload your images for C4 Competition

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Tue 14 Nov 2023 - Portraiture - Barrie Spence

7:30pm

A talk from award winning Portrait Photographer Barrie Spence

Barrie specialises in dance & ballet, headshots, commercial and fine-art photography

 

He was awarded Photographer of the Year and Portrait Photographer of the Year in 2019 by The British Institute of Professional Photography 

Barrie is also an award winning dog photographer 

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Tue 7 Nov 2023 - C2 Mono Print Competition Judging

7:30pm

C2 Mono Print Competition Judging evening with our judge Robert Spence

Please Note - C3 Colour Print Competition judging has now been moved to the 21st Nov

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Fri 3 Nov 2023 - Irvine Library Exhibition - Last Day

5:00pm

Friday 3rd November is the last day to visit our exhibition at Irvine Library.

If you haven't had a chance to see it please get along if you can.

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Tue 31 Oct 2023 - Creative Lighting Techniques - Tracy Ross

7:30pm

A fun Halloween themed practical evening using various sources of lighting for some creative photography from Tracy Ross

Please bring your camera, a tripod, flash and a torch (if you have one).  Please don't worry if you don't have any of these items as you'll still be able to capture images with your phone.  We'll also have some spare lighting etc.  

It would be magic if you come along in fancy dress - with a prize for the best costume being awarded on the night!  ...

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Tue 24 Oct 2023 - Small Prints Evening

11:59pm

C2/3 - Print Competition hand in closes tonight.

We realise that there are several new members who would like to enter the C2 (Mono Print) and C3 (Colour Print) competitons next Tuesday but who are struggling to get their prints mounted.

  • To ensure that no one misses out Tracy, Clive, David and Bob will be set up at the back of the room on Tuesday night to mount your prints for you.
  • All we need you to do is to bring your competition prints with you on Tuesday and together we will get them mounted on the...
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Tue 17 Oct 2023 - A Journey To Skye - Nick Hanson **New Venue, Fullarton ConneXions**

7:30pm

Rearranged From 14th March - Our 2023 Keynote Speaker is award winning Landscape Photographer Nick Hanson. TICKETS ON SALE NOW - just £5

Nick will be taking us on his journey from hobbyist to professional photographer and guide, living and working on the beautiful Isle of Skye for the last 7 years.

Nick was 2016 Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year, he is a core contributer to ...

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Tue 10 Oct 2023 - C1 PDI Competition - Judging with Rob Davis

7:30pm

C1 PDI  Open Digital Competition Judging with our guest judge Rob Davis

Our first competition of the season 

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Sat 7 Oct 2023 - Sunrise Walk - Harbour Arts Centre Irvine

7:00am

In our ongoing work with Mental Health Awareness and the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, we are looking for volunteers to come along on the Sunrise Walk, Saturday 7th October.

We would like you to help document the event and to be on hand to give hints and tips to any aspiring photographers on the walk.

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Tue 3 Oct 2023 - Wild at Heart, A Photographers Journey - Gordon Rae

7:30pm

Award winning wildlife Photographer Gordon Rae presents his talk - A photographers journey

https://www.gordonraephotography.co.uk/

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Tue 26 Sep 2023 - Scottish Maritime Museum Linthouse at night

7:00pm

Hand-in C1 PDI - Open Digital Competition - closes tonight.

Visit to the Maritime Museum in Irvine harbour. 


Cost £5.00 per head, pay at the desk on the evening  

Bring tripods if you have them & cameras. There will be plenty of members with tripods, if you dont have one feel free to ask.

This is an opportunity to try Indoor/outdoor/low light photography. Normal start" of 7pm, but feel free to go along earlier for some photos outdoors  

Start the evening by taking shots outside before the...

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Wed 20 Sep 2023 - Committee Meeting 7pm

7:00pm

Committee meeting at Tracy's house

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Tue 19 Sep 2023 - Scotland Behind The Lens - Stephen Ball

7:30pm

Award winning landscape photographer Stephen Ball present his comprehensive presentation to accompany his published book; ‘Scotland Behind the Lens’. Stephen takes viewers on a tour of Scotland, showcasing his many photographs, each with a story to tell.

Stephen Ball (stephenballphotography.com)

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Tue 12 Sep 2023 - Interactive Practical Night

7:30pm

A practical night at the sports centre, where you will have an opportunity to try out some portraiture photography with different lighting set ups and backdrops.

We will also be having mount cutting workshop, where you can learn to cut your own mounts for upcoming print competitions

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Tue 5 Sep 2023 - Open Evening - First meeting of the season

7:30pm

Open night to start the new 2023-2024 season.

All welcome

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