SYLLABUS FOR 2019 – 2020


All syllabus items will be held on a Wednesday night at 7.00pm Lochvale House unless otherwise stated.

(C) denotes camera required

14th August – Drumlanrig Castle

17th August – (Saturday) Edinburgh Fringe (C)

21st August – Enrolment Night

28th August – Open Night

4th September – How to enter competitions and Holiday Snaps

11th September – Keith Walker – Phone/Tablet/Snapseed photography + Youtube

18th September – Hand in 1st Monthly Competition plus More Holiday Snaps

21st September – (Saturday) Beamish Visit (C)

25th September – Damien Demolder Talk (7.30pm to 9.45pm). ACC to host accompanied by Loreburn CC and Stewartry CC.

2nd October – An Evening with Steve Sloan

9th October – An Introduction to Studio Lights with Alan McNeish (C)

16th October – J Pearson Cancelled - Discussion on Photo Editing Software

23rd October – Results 1st Monthly Competition and Hand In 2nd Monthly

30th October – Studio / Portrait Night (C)

6th November – An Evening with Eddie Telford

13th November – Steel Wool Spinning / Light

 Trails (C)

20th November – EGM and Preparing Exhibition Prints

27th November – Results 2nd Monthly Competition and Hand In 3rd Monthly

4th December – Sortation 3-way Battle Images

11th December – Sean Clayton – Macro Photography

18th December – Christmas Social / Fun Night


8th January – Every Picture Tells a Story with John McVie and Derek Ross

15th January – Lockerbie Town Hall - John & Jean Robson Trip to Antartica

22nd January – Results 3rd Monthly Competition and Hand in 4th Monthly

29th January – DIY Night Tips & Tricks Brian Murphy & Keith Walker

5th February – SPF Portfolio Prints and PDIs

12th February – Editing

19th February – Sortation of Images for Border Challenge

26th February – Results 4th Monthly Challenge and Hand In 5th (final) Monthly

4th March – Launch Chairmans Challenge

11th March – Kim Ayres


18th March – Camera Night with Flash (C)

25th March – Results 5th Monthly Competition

1st April – Hand in Annual Print

8th April – Hand In Chairmans Challenge

15th April – Results Chairmans Challenge

22nd April – Results Annual Print Competition

29th April – An Evening with Allan Wright Local Landscape Photographer

6th May – Prepare The Oven for Exhibition 

7th - 9th May - Exhibition at The Oven

13th May – TBC

16th May – Awards Presentation and Annual Dinner

20th May – TBC

27th May – AGM