Meetings are at 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start at: The North Chadderton Conservative Club (The Blue Club), Victoria Street, Chadderton OL9 0HH.

Map here
We welcome prospective members to our meetings and invite you to come and meet us.

See “How to Join” for charges.

The programme is now searchable. Enter “competition” or “appraisal” (for example) into the search box to filter. Or enter the name of a month to quickly find it. Use the previous and next buttons or use the little drop down at the left side to show more.

January3Aftermath of Creative Use of Aperture with Chris and John Widdall
January10New Challenge Introduction with Mike Lawrence - Triptych, panels, 4, 5, etc and L&CPU PDI Folio to view and discuss.
January17Lecture: Jeremy Malley-Smith LRPS DPAGB BPE2* with a talk entitled "Botswana". Jeremy fell in love with photography following a holiday to The Gambia in the early 90s photographing weaver birds, mudskippers & mammals. He runs tours and workshops scaling from 1-to-1 up to 12 clients to locations such as Farne Isles, Glencoe, Krakow, Lake District, Loch Ness, Marrakesh, Mull, Northumberland, Risley Moss, Sherwood Forest and Skomer.
January24Battle against Rochdale & District Camera Club and the Isle Of Man Photographic Society - judged by Tillman Kleinhans ARPS EFIAP/b DPAGB BPE3*
January31Practical Evening/Model Shoot
February7Presentation of latest print folios from L&CPU
February14Member Evening 2 - OPS members Andy Kerr, Christine Widdall FBPE MPAGB EFIAP and Wendy Monaghan will show and talk about some of their recent or favourite work
February214th Quarterly Competition - Judged by Geoff France from Holmfirth
February28Lecture: An Evening with Wigan 10's Paul Statter AFIAP DPAGB. Paul recently returned to photography after a long break and focussed on Street and Creative photography, mainly because of it’s interaction with people. He likes the challenge of todays digital environment, where the pace of change is rapid. Digital photography presents the photographer with challenges like never before.
March7Appraisal PDI / Prints - entries must be uploaded to the portal
March14Nature Challenge
March21Adrian Deaville Memorial Competition @ OPS against Rochdale & Dist CC and Oldham CC with Judge Erica Oram CPAGB from Sheffield. We hope that the Deaville family will be with us again this year.
March28Lecture: Tony Pioli FBPE. Tony has travelled far and wide visiting many countries and continents in order to portray not only the underlying beauty of the Natural World, but also to produce images of the more interesting aspects of the world around use, through the lens of my camera. For this talk he focusses on "Nature at your door step".
April4Annual Competitions part 1 - Judged by Marilyn Roberts DPAGB
April11Annual Competitions part 2 - Judged by Sally Sallett LRPS CPAGB BPE2* from Wakefield
April18Aftermath of Triptych challenge. Upload your images to the portal.

Page last updated by Christine Widdall Jan 2019