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**PLEASE NOTE**

We now start at 6:45pm.
The University has automated security doors,

which may be locked after this time.
If possible, please try to arrive

between 6:30pm and 6:45pm!

 

 

Critique Nights held at the Swansea Yacht & Sub Aqua club, starting at 7pm,

are an informal, friendly, social event where you can have images critiqued by other club members

for possibly improving your competition entries, informal advice on panels of work for distinctions,

or just come along and enjoy a drink in a relaxed social atmosphere!

Swansea Yacht & Sub Aqua Club

The Clubhouse, Pockett’s Wharf

East Burrows Rd, Swansea. SA1 1RE

Please be sure to email your critique images to Jason,

a few days before each critique night.
You may also bring prints with you on the night.

 

2019

JANUARY        
Monday 14th     INFORMAL EVENING (TBC)  (HAND IN: Open)
Monday 21st     Tips & Knowledge share/Dave Clement's Presentation 2ND HALF.
Thursday 24th   Critique Night 7pm @Swansea Yacht Club.    
Monday 28th     MONTHLY COMPETITION with Judge Rob Mitchell (HAND IN: Open).

FEBRUARY 
Monday 4th       Member's Presentation with Peter Stickler.
Thursday 7th     Committee Meeting.    
Monday 11th     The 2018 PHOTOGRAPHERS OF YEAR Awards Ceremony @The Dome!    
Monday 18th     Guest Speaker: Natasha J. Bella. BRING YOUR CAMERA!
Thursday 21st   Critique Night 7pm @Swansea Yacht Club.    
Monday 25th     MONTHLY COMPETITION with Judge Brian Coleman (HAND IN: SILHOUETTES).

MARCH 
Monday 4th       Member's Presentation: David Clement - "Using Lightroom"
Thursday 7th     Committee Meeting.    
Monday 11th     SHOW & TELL EVENING - All Members work!    
Monday 18th     PRACTICAL NIGHT: Bring your camera!
Thursday 21st   Critique Night 7pm @Swansea Yacht Club.
Monday 25th    MONTHLY COMPETITION (Silhouettes) wth Judge Harry Gardiner (HAND IN: Open).

APRIL 
Monday 1st       Guest Speaker: Graham Harries.
Thursday 4th    Committee Meeting.    
Monday 8th      Member's Presentation with Susan Ashford.    
Monday 15th    Tips & Knowledge share - Bring Your Laptops!
Thursday 18th   Critique Night 7pm @Swansea Yacht Club.    
Monday 22nd    EASTER MONDAY BANK HOLIDAY No Club Night!    
Monday 29th     MONTHLY COMPETITION with Judge Gareth Martin (HAND IN: Open).

MAY 
Monday 6th       MAY DAY    Bank Holiday No Club Night!
Thursday 9th     Committee Meeting.    
Monday 13th     Practical Night: Bring your camera!    
Monday 20th     MONTHLY Competition (HAND IN: Patterns).
Thursday 23rd   Critique Night 7pm @Swansea Yacht Club.
Monday 27th     Spring Bank Holiday No Club Night!    

JUNE 
Monday 3rd       The JOHN BEYNON 10 WAY BATTLE (with other clubs!)
Thursday 6th     Committee Meeting.     
Monday 10th     Guest Speaker:    Ross Grieve.  
Friday 14th         PhotoWalk Singleton Park : botanical garden : Formal garden.
                             Parking On street parking around park.
                             Meeting Place formal garden in front of glass houses.
                             Time 10.00 am Duration 2 hours.
Monday 17th     YOU BE THE JUDGE - OPEN THEME.
Thursday 20th   Critique Night 7pm @Swansea Yacht Club.  
Friday 21st         Photowalk Penllergaer woods and Lake
                            Parking car park (car park fees are payable)
                            Meeting Place Back of café
                            Time 10.00 am Duration 2 hours   
Monday 24th     MONTHLY COMPETITION (Patterns) with Judge Dave Bennett (HAND IN: Open).
Friday 28th        Photowalk Mumbles Hill
                            Parking Bracelet Bay car park (car park fees are payable)
                            Meeting Place By entrance to car park
                            Time 10.00 am Duration 2 Hours   


Summer Break - No Monday Club Nights!
Photo Walks:

Friday 5 July      Location Penmaen : walk to tor head
                             Parking Car Park Penmaen

 

                             Meeting Place Gate to footpath to Three Cliffs/Tor Head
                             Time 10.00 am Duration 2 hours.

 

Friday 12 July   Location Jersey Marine canal

                            Parking on street 

                            Meeting Place Entrance to board walk (half way down main road)

                            (Walk will be along canal to train bridges)

                            Time 10.00 am. Duration 2 hours.

                            Subjects Damselflies and (hopefully) dragonflies.

 

Friday 19 July   Location Rhossili : sunflowers.

                            Parking Rhossili national trust car park (parking fees payable)

                            Meeting Place In front of national trust shop

                            Time 10.00 am. Duration 2 Hours.

Saturday 20th July  On Location Female Fantasy Armour Photoshoot!

 

Friday 26 July   Location Penrice : Penrice Mill ponds.

                            Parking next to and Meet by entrance.

                            Time 10.00 am. Duration 2 Hours.

Saturday 27th July  Studio Mad Max/Apocalyptic Inspired Photoshoot!

SEPTEMBER
Monday 16th     Member's Presentation with David Condon & Tony Platt.
Thursday 19th   Committee Meeting.     
Monday 23rd     PRACTICAL NIGHT - Bring your cameras!
Thursday 26th   Critique Night 7pm @Swansea Yacht Club.  
Saturday 28th  Studio Shakespeare/Hamlet inspired Photoshoot! 
Monday 30th     MONTHLY COMPETITION with Judge Dave Bennett (HAND IN: Open).

 

OCTOBER 
Saturday 5th      Studio Roman/Gladiator/Trojan Armour Inspired shoot! 

Monday 7th       Guest Speaker: Nick Jenkins.
Thursday 10th   Committee Meeting.     
Monday 14th     Tips & Knowledge share Bring your laptops!

Friday 18 Oct    Walk Location: Bracelet Bay
                             Parking: Car Park Bracelet Bay

                             Meeting Place Top of steps to lifeguard hut
                             Time 10.00 am Duration 2 hours.

Annual Exhibition - Volcano Theatre, High St. Swansea.18th~30th Oct!
Sunday 20th     Studio 'Maleficent' Fashion Shoot!  
Monday 21st      Dave Condon presents 'Awards Distinctions Panels'! 
Thursday 24th   Critique Night 7pm @Swansea Yacht Club.  

Friday 25 Oct   Walk Location: Lliw reservoir, Felindre

                                   Parking: Car Park by Lliw reservoir café (free)

                              Meeting Place: Outside cafe
                              
Time: 10.00 am Duration 2 hours.

 Monday 28th     MONTHLY COMPETITION with Judge Johnnie Rogers. 
   

NOVEMBER 
Monday 4th       Guest Speaker:    Phil Savoie - “HOTEL HELICONIA”
Thursday 7th     Committee Meeting.  

Friday 8th         Walk Location: Singleton Park, ornamental gardens

                                   Parking: On road parking

                              Meeting Place: Back university entrance in Park.
                              
Time 10.00 am Duration 2 hours.

Monday 11th     THE MANNHEIM TROPHY (with Other Clubs!)

Friday 15th       Walk Location: Oxwich Bird hide

                                   Parking: Oxwich bay car park

                              Meeting Place: by car park attendant’s hut.
                              
Time 10.00 am Duration 2 hours.

Monday 18th     Member's Presentation with Dave Coffey.
Thursday 21st    Critique Night 7pm @Swansea Yacht Club. 

Friday 22nd      Walk Location: Clyne Gardens

                                   Parking: Clyne Garden car park

                              Meeting Place: by bottom park entrance.
                              
Time 10.00 am Duration 2 hours.

Sunday 24th     Studio TBC   
Monday 25th     Member's Presentation with Dennis Russ.

Friday 29th        Walk Location: Tawe river and white rock works Landore.

                                     Parking: park and ride Landore.

                                Meeting Place: Statue by entrance.
                                
Time 10.00 am Duration 2 hours.

DECEMBER
Monday 2nd     SHOW AND TELL - All Members Work!
Thursday 5th    Committee Meeting.     
Monday 9th      Annual General Meeting (Members Only!)  
 

 

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