MCC Programme – Jan to May 2015

 MEETING & ACTIVITIES PROGRAMME January to May 2015 JANUARY 2015 – ‘Still Life’ 12th 19th 24th 26th Announce programme May to June Practical Photography Skills – still life, lighting, close up Guest Speaker: John Hooton, FIPF: ‘Understanding Light and Composition’ Entries for club competition SACC Nature Competition (Woodlands Hotel, Waterford) Mallow’s term running the SACC ends Club competition – ‘Still Life’ (DPI externally judged) Members’ Portfolios – Paul Gallagher & Seán McInerney 31 Jan/1 Feb Dingle Photography weekend – Theme: ‘Stay Dry’ FEBRUARY 2015 – ‘The Great Outdoors’ 2nd 9th 16th 21st 22nd Practical Photography Skills – landscape photography Guest Speaker: Eimhear Collins, LIPF: ‘Seascapes’ Photoshop Practical Skills – the basics Members’ Portfolios: Patrick Sheehan and Tim Geary Entries for club competition IPF PPI Finals, Hotel Kilkenny IPF Nature Finals, Hotel Kilkenny Club competition – ‘The Great Outdoors’ (DPI & Prints; ext and int judged) 23rd MARCH 2015 – ‘Portraiture’ 2nd Guest Speaker: Bill Power, FIPF: ‘Capturing People, Taking Portraits?’ Members’ Portfolios – Catherine Duggan and Jim McSweeney Practical Photography Skills – People, portraiture, family Mentoring – model shoot with ‘real’ models No meeting because of St Patrick’s Day Practical Photoshop Skills Entries for Club Competition Club Competition ‘Anything involving People’ (DPI ext judges) 9th 16th 23rd 30th APRIL 2015 – ‘Focussing on Mono’ 6th Bank Holiday -­‐ No meeting Guest Speakers: John Doheny, LIPF, & Colman Culhane, LIPF: ‘Going Dark: A Night of Old Style Photography’ Guest Speaker: John Cuddihy, AIPF: ‘The Rose of Mooncoin’ Entries for Club Competition Club Competition (4 mono entries, one must be a print – internal judging) 13th 20th 27th MAY 2015 – ‘POTY Month’ 4th 10th 11th 16/17th 18th 25th Bank Holiday, no meeting Trip to the Burren Guest Speaker: Viv Buckley: AIPF: ‘Is it a Photograph or is it a Painting?’ Distinctions & IPF National Club Championship in Mullingar Evening shoot to Lough Gur Photographer of the Year Competition