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About BPS

Founded in 1888, BRECHIN PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY is one of Scotland's oldest amateur photography clubs and meets weekly between September & March and monthly between April & August.  BPS is a local photographic society with an ever-expanding membership, sharing tips & techniques and working together to help each other become better photographers. So bring along your camera, pull up a chair, and explore all things photographic. See our PROGRAMME for in-depth details of where and when we meet. Our site contains galleries of competition entries by our members who use their artistic and technical skills to tackle the challenges of these various photographic subjects. You can also follow us on Facebook here: BPS BRECHIN.

 

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE AN EXPERT, NEW MEMBERS OF ALL GRADES ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

 

Cost of Membership is £45 per member per year and includes a copy of our superb club magazine.

 

Meetings are held at St Andrews Church Hall, St Andrew St, Brechin, Angus DD9 6JB every Tuesday evening at 7.15pm commencing 3rd September 2019.

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2019-20 Competitions

'Annual Image Competition  Round 1 - Open Topic' 

(Projected Digital Images Only)

Images to be submitted by 17th Sept 2019

8th October 2019 - Judged by Allan Gawthorpe LRPS EFIAP/s DPAGB from Dundee

 

 

'Annual Image Competition Round 2 - Open Topic'

(Print and Projected Digital Images)

Images to be submitted by 15th Oct 2019

5th November 2019 - Judged by David Sadler ARPS EFIAP CPAGB from Dundee

 

 

'Mini Panel'

(Projected Digital Images Only)

Images to be submitted by 22nd October 2019

19th November - Judged by Malcolm MacBeath ARPS from Kirriemuir

 

'Annual Image Competition Round 3 - Open Topic'

(Projected Digital Images Only)

Images to be submitted by 5th Nov 2019

3rd December 2019 - Judged by Neil McGoldrick from Peterhead

 

 

'Annual Image Competition Round 4 - Open Topic'

(Print and Projected Digital Images)

Images to be submitted by  3rd December 2019

14th January 2020 - Judged by Nicola Shepherd LRPS CPAGB EFIAP from St Andrews

 

 

'Print of the Year (Colour and Monochrome)'

(Print and Projected Digital Images)

Images to be submitted by 14th Jan 2020

11th February 2020 - Judged by Roy Robertson HonFRPS from Newport on Tay

 

 

'Main Project'

(Projected Digital Images Only)

 Images to be submitted by 28th Jan 2020

25th February 2020 - Judged by Steve Whittaker ARPS from Arbroath 

COMPETITION WINNERS 2018-19

 

Dalhousie Trophy: Main Project: Iain McLachlan

South Esk Trophy: Mini-Panel: Sally Mack

David Clark Trophy: Division One: James Anderson

Careston Trophy: Division Two: Ben Freeman


Jim Snedden Shield: Division Three: Andrew Hall

Brechin Arts Festival Trophy: Most Improved: Jock Elliott

 

B&W Salver: Monochrome Print of the Year: Hayley-Jane Stanley

Kay's Salver: Colour Print of the Year: Hayley-Jane Stanley

Summer Break & Seasonal Challenges

SEasons

Spring

 Summer 

Autumn 

Winter

 

 

Collect four or more images that clearly depict each of the seasons of the year

 

or 

 

Combine images into one collage or one composite that represents all four seasons

 

or

 

Make an AV that will show us the seasons in a video format

 

It is really up to you how you approach this

challenge, there is no limit on the number of images or approach you choose, the only rule is that they must depict all four seasons clearly! 

The

Audio Visual

Project

Create an AV with music and imagery that tells a story on any theme you wish.

 

Since this is a club only challenge use any music of your choice to accompany your AV.

 

 

You may use text or narration also

where fitting.

 

 

Be creative

Be imaginative