Axminster Photography Group




                      AXMINSTER PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP.   A member of the Western Counties Photographic Federation


                            Meetings have been cancelled due to the current situation. We will keep members informed as and when the situation changes.


       PROGRAMME  2020 2021


Axminster Photography Group

A member of the Western Counties Photographic Federation





Meetings:                       Cloakham Lawn Sports Centre, Outdoor Bowls Club House,

                                       Chard Road, Axminster EX13 5HW

                                       Every other Tuesday at 19.30 hrs (unless otherwise specified)



Chairman:                        Ian Crawford

Secretary:                         Barrie Castle

Treasurer:                         Ian Crawford

Programme secretary :   Patricia Rous

Membership Secretary:  Pamela Stirling

Exhibition Secretary:      Aidan Winder

Webmanager:                  Rachael Whitbread

Other members:             Clive Bareham


The provision of tea, coffee, milk & biscuits is on a rota basis. If you are unable to attend the meeting when your name is on the rota, please make arrangements to change with someone else. The first name to provide milk, the second to provide biscuits


12th May (Clive/Barrie)

AGM. Debate, “What to look for in a critique”. Bring 3 exhibition  potential images, prints/DPIs

26th May (Terry/Ann)

Share and critique. Bring 3 prints with exhibition potential on any theme.

9th June (Ian/Diana)

“The Art of Seeing”. A PAGB recorded lecture.

20/21st June

Axe Vale Show (cancelled)

23rd June (John F/Paul F)

Partial portaits. Can be human or animal. Prints or DPIs.

7th July (Rupert/Phil)

“Wheels”. Bring 3 prints/DPIs plus any edited prints following critique on 26 May

21st July (John L/Barbara)

Share and critique. Bring 3 prints Light Room exhibition potential on any theme.

4th August (Mike/Chris)

Outside shoot at Colyton and Seaton Wetlands followed by optional Pub social

18th August (Brian/Patricia)

“Landscapes and Buildings” Bring 3 Prints or DPIs motivated by “The Art of Seeing” lecture.

1st September (Julian/Paul S)

Macro or close up photography. Bring 3 prints The Light Room Exhibition potential.

6th - 20th September

Light Room Exhibition - bring prints, framed and mounted (but no glass) to venue.

15th September (Pam/Jeremy)

3 prints/DPIs from outside shoots plus any edited prints following  21 July critique.

29th September (Rachael/Dave)

Share and critique. Bring 3 prints on any theme.

13th October (Aidan/Clive)

“Looking up or Down”. 3 prints or DPIs any theme viewed from above or below.

27th October (Barrie/Terry)

WCPF travelling exhibition.

10th November (Ann/Ian)

3 Prints using Horseshoe themes, see notes plus any edited prints following  29 September critique.

24th November (Diana/John F)

3 DPIs using Horseshoe Trophy themes “People at Work” and “Dancing or Dancers”.

8th December (Paul F/Rupert)

Christmas Social and bring 3 manipulated prints or DPIs using 3 JPEG images to be issued.

2020/2021 Break. Outside shoot to suit members’ diaries ”By Moonlight”.

2nd February, 2021 (Phil/John L)

“The Art of Black and White”. A PAGB recorded lecture.

16th February (Barbara/Mike)

Bring 3 DPIs on any abstact theme, eg “Jump”, “Pride”, “Sublime” etc.

2nd March Chris/Brian)

Share and critique. Bring 3 prints with Axe Vale 2021 potential on any theme.

16th March (Julian/Brian)

“Winter” Bring 3 B &W Prints or DPIs motivated by “The Art of Black and White” lecture.

 30th March Patricia/Julian)

Bring 3 prints on “By Moonlight” taken during the Christmas Break.

13th April (Paul S/Pam)

Photographers’ “Question Time”. A selected panel will answer members’ questions.

27th April (Jeremy/Rachael)

Thirkettle Cup Judge

11th May Dave/Aidan)

Annual General Meeting plus bring 3 prints with potential for Axe Vale 2021 Exhibition.


2021 Horseshoe Trophy themes

DPIs category

Wheels, Looking Up, People at Work, Dancing or Dancers, By Moonlight.

Prints category

Landscapes, Portraits, Monochrome, Nature, Close up.


Other Diary events

Colyton Goose Fair 26 September

Honiton Hill Steam Rally August Bank Holiday

Honiton Show 6 August  (cancelled)