Updated 6th October
As a result of COVID-19, our planned programme of face-to-face events has been suspended for the time being, and it is likely that we will be unable to have face-to-face events until Autumn 2021.
In the meantime, we are continuing to organise online meetings. Keep watching for remote events by email or on this page, and perhaps when the restrictions are eased it may be possible to arrange out-door photoshoots or regular meetings, provided this can be done within health guidance. See updates on the News page.
The programme is subject to change - check before each event! Generally more details are added nearer to the event.
Details of Zoom meetings will be advised by email. Regular face-to-face club meetings (when this is possible) are usually held on the 3rd Thursday of every month at Brandeston Village Hall (IP13 7AD), but note that some meetings are on other days. Please arrive by 7:15 for a prompt start at 7:30.
New members always welcome - just come along and say hello. Click on the above Village Hall link for directions for face-to-face meetings, or see the contact page and email to join Zoom meetings.
Until COVID restrictions are relaxed, meetings are generally by Zoom unless otherwise stated. If you would like to join and are not already on our mailing list please contact the Club Chairman - see the Contact page. To enter images to digital competitions, go to PhotoEntry, general competition rules here, extra guidance for digital competitions here.
The organiser of the event, where known, is in parenthesis after the event.
Thursday 14th January - "How to create a DPI from a print file" including practical (Alan). Details and Zoom link will be emailed.
Tuesday 19th January, 7pm for 7.30pm - Woodbridge Camera Club have kindly invited us to a Zoom talk by Keith Snell, "But is it Art..." Cara will email the Zoom link.
Thursday 21st January - Competition - (judge: Peter Norris). Entries to email@example.com via WeTransfer by Saturday 16th January (see separate email for details).
Monday 25th January - Tripod with Stowmarket and Wymondham, 7.30 by Zoom. 16 DPIs. (Judge: Ben Pike).
Thursday 4th February - Social Media informal competitions (Szilvia and Mike). By Zoom.
Tuesday 16th February, 7.30pm - Grantham & District CC are hosting an 'Altered Images' evening (Cara & Nigel). Separate email with details sent 12.1.21. Cara will email the Zoom link.
Thursday 18th February - Post processing, by Zoom. (Nigel)
Tuesday 16th March, 7pm for 7.30pm - Woodbridge Camera Club have kindly invited us to a Zoom talk by Graham Dean, "The Camera Never Lies, but photographers do." Cara will email the Zoom link.
Thursday 18th March - Open competition (any subject) by Zoom, judge: Andy Wilson. Entries by Sunday 14th March using PhotoEntry. (Simon). Results of this competition now included in the members area documents.
Thursday 1st April - Post processing - single image challenge - how different people post-process the same image - and why! (Nigel)
Thursday 8th April - Tripod with E Ipswich and Halesworth (Zoom) - Judge: Nigel Rea (Simon).
Thursday 15th April - Zoom meeting, speaker: Slawek Staszczuk, "Case studies - landscape photography from conception to post-processing". See https://www.photoss.net/ for some of Slawek's photography.
Wednesday 12th May - Tripod with Bungay and Beccles hosted by Bungay, probably Zoom. 15 DPI from each club if Zoom (1920x1080, sRGB, jpeg), or 15 prints if face-to-face. (Judge: Andy Swain). Images to Andy Wilson (Bungay) by 5th May
Thursday 20th May - Open DPI (digital) competition. Entries by PhotoEntry by Sunday 16th May. Judge: Frank Blyth (Simon). Results for all images can be found in the spreadsheets in members area.
Tuesday 1st June - Altered Images, 7.30pm - with Grantham & District CC (Cara & Nigel). See the email from Nigel sent on Friday 7/5 for more info.
Thursday 17th June - POSTPONED
Thursday 8th July - Learning Session - Long Exposure (https://youtu.be/kcTAXn7LJZ4, https://youtu.be/zHxuH13NDIU, https://youtu.be/SgwYBadvV0k) Sandra
Thursday 15th July - Competition Judge: Roy Essery. A very good evening with 50 entries for the competition. Two images were judged at '20', well done to both members, who after the event described their images and what inspired them to produce the excellent renditions. Results for all images can be found in the spreadsheets in members area.
Thursday 12th August - Photo outing. Meet up at Shingle Street at 6pm, by the Martello Tower. Map here.
Tuesday 17th August - "Food" with Grantham. Details by email.
Thursday 16th September - Cancelled - Social on 2nd Oct instead.
Saturday 12:30 2nd October - Social event, in Brandeston Village Hall. Barbeque, bring a bottle, RSVP.
CANCELLED - Thursday 14th October - Learning session. This evenings items are to be incorporated into the revised meeting on 21st October. Resizing for print, how to create an image card (mounting an image + commentary), how to create brochures. Brandeston Village Hall.
Sunday 17th October -Saturday 30th October - Display of Fram Camera Club members' photographs in the Framlingham Library Window.
Tuesday 19th October - Heather Burns - "Through the Mind's Eye" hosted by WCC. By Zoom @ 7.00pm. See http://www.heatherburnsphotography.co.uk
Thursday 21st October - Now including items from 14th October. Exhibition advice and trial run - including (optional): bring along prints you plan to exhibit for comments and suggestions together with mounting advice. Information on print sizing, and brochure production, Exhibition image card production. Brandeston Village Hall.
Thursday 11th November - Tripod with Wickham Market and Woodbridge, hosted by Fram - By Zoom (judge: Vic Hainsworth).
Wednesday 10th - Sat 13th November - Exhibition note the AMENDED DATE !
Thursday 18th November - Zoom session, speaker: David Garthwaite. See https://dgshot.uk/fine-art-architecture-landscape/.
Thursday 9th December - Social + AGM including Barton Cup. Drinks & nibbles provided. (Barton Cup: see http://simongarrett.uk/framcameraclub/membership/competition-rules/)
Christmas Dinner - this year, replaced by the Social on 9th December.