Syllabus

HAND-IN DATES

COLAB OPEN – 14th SEPTEMBER 2017
MONOCHROME – 19th OCTOBER 2017
EMPTY SEAT(S) – 16th NOVEMBER 2017
JESSOPS OPEN – 14th DECEMBER 2017
RED – 11th JANUARY 2018
ANNUAL DPI – 8th FEBRUARY 2018
ANNUAL PRINT – 15th FEBRUARY 2018

2017-18 Syllabus

DATEEVENTDETAILSNOTES
28th SepWild at Heart - A Photographers Journey
- Gordon Rae MPAGB
A talk with everything from Garden Birds to Polar Bears, a 5 year long wildlife photographers journey, by Gordon Rae of Dumfries CC.
5th OctColab Open Competition
- judging by Bill Craig
Bill Craig from Saltcoats CC joins us to judge the first competition of the season, the Colab Open.
12th OctThe 10 Commandments
- Eddie Telford
The club's very own Eddie Telford opens the first of the member presentations this year with 'The 10 Commandments'.
This is followed by our own SPF judges' brief comments on beginner/intermediate images.
19th OctA Photographer's Year
- Stephen Lipton
HAND-IN Monochrome
23rd Oct
(MONDAY)
AFPC - Inter-Ayrshire Competition
- judged by John McVie APAGB EFIAP
A chance to see top photography from all of the Ayrshire clubs with the annual inter-club competition, hosted by Kilmaurs PC and judged by John McVie of Dumfries CC.Hosted by Kilmaurs PC
24th Oct
(TUESDAY)
Girvan Battle
- judged by TBC
Hosted by Girvan CC
26th OctBounce Rates and Europa Nostra
- Colin Mclean
2nd NovCreativity
- Colin McLatchie LRPS
A talk from Colin McLatchie from Eastwood PS entitled, Creativity.
9th NovMonochrome Competition
- judged by Bob Collins
Bob Collins from Queens Park CC joins us to judge this year's Monochrome competition.
16th NovSports Photography
- Colin Robinson
Sports PhotographyHAND-IN Empty Seat(s)
23rd NovThe Living Mountain
- Colin Prior
Renowned landscape photographer returns as our first keynote speaker with a new talk 'The Living Mountain'Kyle Academy - details to follow
30th NovPrints Past and Present
- Hunter Kennedy
2nd Dec
(SATURDAY)
Christmas mealThe Waterfront, South Harbour Street, Ayr
7th DecEmpty Seat(s) Competition
- judged by Bob Wark
14th DecKilmaurs Battle
- judged by Gavin Forrest
& Xmas Social Evening
Hosted by Ayr PS
HAND-IN Jessops Open
21st DecNo Meeting
28th DecNo Meeting
4th JanJessops Open Competition
- judged by Elspeth Fear
11th JanJapan
- Gemma Gallacher, followed by a presentation by Roy Smith
HAND-IN Red
18th JanThe Wild West
- Robert Quig
25th JanEvening of Photography with Kyle AcademyThe annual joint event between the pupils of Kyle Academy and Ayr PS members.
1st FebRed Competition
- judged by Rob Cunningham
8th FebPick of the Audio VisualsPicking our Club AV entry ready for the 3-Way Inter-Club Audio Visual Competition on 22nd March @ Paisley.HAND-IN Annual DPI
15th FebLos Americas - Argentina, Chile & Costa Rica
- Forrest Weir & Anne Gardiner
HAND-IN Annual Prints
22nd FebJoe CornishThe second of this year's keynote speakers is Joe Cornish.
1st MarAnnual DPI Competition
- judged by Findlay Rankin
The judging of our Annual DPI competition, welcoming Findlay Rankin to do the honours.
8th MarAnnual Print Competition
- judged by Mike Cruise
The judging of our Annual DPI competition, welcoming Mike Cruise to do the honours.
15th MarDumfries & Eastwood Battle
- judged by Campbell Skinner
Join us for the inaugural 3-way club battle with Dumfries CC and Eastwood PSHosted by Ayr PS
22nd MarAnnual General Meeting
3-Way Inter-Club Audio Visual Competition
-judged by Geoff Longstaff
3-Way Inter-Club Audio Visual is hosted by Paisley Colour PC
29th MarAnnual Prize Giving & Social EveningJoin us at Maclaurin Galleries for the Annual Prize Giving & Social Evening
6th Apr
(FRIDAY)
Cowal Battle
- judged by Bill Howie of Saltcoats CC.
Hosted by Ayr PS