2023 Programme

All meetings start at 7.30pm unless otherwise advertised (There is a link to download the programme at the bottom of the page) It is subject to change depending on weather conditions and any other events which may affect meetings.

DateLocationMeeting Highlights
26-JanHallOpen/Social evening /supper  Set subject – Holiday Happenings, Aggregate AV,  Focus group refresh (discussion – do we want focus groups)   Gillian’s Licentiate Portfolio  
2-FebLounge“In the round” practical (bring cameras)  “What’s in the bag” learning snippet Close OP (1) A B C
16-FebHallSpecial General Meeting  Election of President, Vice President, and committee members Close NH & PJ (1)
2.MarLoungeGuest speaker   DIY camera/photography kit and simple mounting techniques   SS – letter in the landscape Results OP 1 B&C
16-MarHall What judges are looking for  (Paul Byrne)  Discussion of images Q&A Results OP 1 A
30-MarLoungePhoto walk /scavenger hunt Close OP (2) A B C & NH / PJ 1 Results
6-Apr No meetingMeeting transferred to the 30th Mar (6th is the night before Easter Friday)  
8/9 Apr PSNZ South Island Regional Convention – Lincoln University  
20-AprHallGuest speaker, Members portfolio   Set subject – eyes Close NH & PJ (2)
28-30 Apr SPS Workshop  Community House, Alexandra
4-MayLounge “Your take on the raw file”  Info on Tyree Bros Results OP 2 B&C
18-MayHallDiscussion of images Q&A     5 people / 5 images / 5 minutes Results OP 2 A
1-JunLoungeLenses selection and it’s outcomes    Set subject – lines Close OP (3) A B C,  Results NH & PJ (2)
15-JunHallTrip report  Learning snippet  Photo what’s in the box (small group exercise)  Close Tyree Bros – Portrait Comp,       Close NH & PJ (3)
29-JunHallMessy play   –   5th Thursday   
1-Jul Mid-Winter Dinner  
6-JulZOOMAV of Photo what’s in the box,  Learning Presentation on composition Results OP (3) B & C
16/17 Jul Mid-Winter Social Trip  
20-JulHallGuest Speaker  Learning snippets  Set subject – Do you see what I see Close OP (4) A B C   Results OP (3) A
3-AugZOOMZoom-in speaker  Results NH & PJ (3)
17-AugHall Intro to Championship  Judge’s comments learning snippet Close NH (4)   Results Tyree Bros
31-AugHall5th Thursday  TBA
7-SepLounge 3 people / 3 images / 3 minutes  Comments from a print judge Results OP (4) A B C
21-SepHallANNUAL GENERAL MEETING   Guest speaker Close Championship Entries
5-OctLoungeLearning Presentation Textures/background    Set subject – Labour Results NH (4)
19-Oct No meetingLabour Weekend  
20-22 Oct PSNZ National Convention  – Lower Hutt Events Centre  
2-NovCar poolTrip to the beach   (Wet Alternative – Wet street photography/light reflections) 
16-NovLoungeMembers portfolio  Arfur’s year  
23-Nov6pmANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT – Championship Results and Awarding of Trophies  Av of Trip to the beach