Syllabus from September 2018/2019

We have a varied programme of events at SLPS this year – click here to see the full syllabus for 2018-19

All upcoming events are also shown on the right of the home page.  

Should you wish further information about what’s on, please contact Simon

email:    tel: 0151 281 0717

If you are interested in coming along for the first time, check out the syllabus and get in touch to say that you will be visiting.  

Everyone welcome !   Just turn up at 7.45

Themes for Monthly Competitions 2018/19

September 18 – Open

October 18 – Creative

November 18 – Street Photography

January 19 – Celebrations

February 19 – Record and Architecture


 Summer Programme 2018


Summer Syllabus 2018

Thurs 5th July Find out more about our plans for all the summer meetings tonight.


Members Paddy Green, Trevor Roberts and Ken Dobson sharing their work.

**Please note programme change**

The following two items have been deferred to a later date  TBA

Paul Matthews will demonstrate the new system for entering our competitions . Ian Kemp will be showing his drone images.

(We’re sure you won’t want to miss any of this!)


Thurs 12th July Field Trip around Liverpool One and the Waterfront areas.

Meet at 7.30 on the Liverpool One Steps by John Lewis for a couple of hours of photography, followed by a drink somewhere for those who wish.

Up to 6 images should then be submitted in the usual format as e-mail attachments to so that they can be

shown the following week.


Thurs 19th July Showing our images taken around town/the waterfront
Thurs 26th July Annual Exhibition Opening and Presentation Evening in Liverpool Cathedral.  Free parking from 6.30 for a 7.30 start.   No meeting in CADWA


Thurs 2nd August Nature Images.   Members are asked to bring a

selection of Nature prints for showing at the club. No strict definition of

“Nature” – anything goes, it’s the Summer Season!  Prints of any size,

mounted or unmounted, no digital files needed.


Thurs 9th Aug Experimental Photography – Minimalism
Thurs 16th Aug Experimental Photography – Macro
Thurs 23rd Aug  Merseyside’s Hidden Gems. What is there that is interesting, or unusual, or overlooked , or not often heard about or seen in

your neighbourhood or town?  To be hosted by Angelica Smith and Barbara Green.


Thurs 30th Aug Bill’s Battles. This year hosted by Paul Hamilton.

with 4 or 5 teams comprised of club members battling it out for top slot with some of their digital images.




 Syllabus 2017/18  
Date Speaker: Title of Talk Competition Hand In Judge
7th. 2017 Start of new season featuring Guest Speaker, Paul Fox “Everest – The North East Ridge” Membership subs due.
14th. Andy Phillips: “Landscape Photography- Your Visual Signature”
21st. Hoylake International Sept Monthly: Open
28th. Judging Monthly Comp.: Open Dave Butler
October 2017
5th. Andrew Yu: “Yup a Photographic Journey”
12th. Damian McGillicuddy  


19th. Guest Speaker, Paul Fox “Everest – The North East Ridge” Oct. Monthly: Creative and Avant Garde
26th. Judging Monthly Comp.: Creative and Avant Garde  Bill Preston
2nd. Martin Avery
9th. Alf Myers: “A year on the Street” Alec Balmer Mono Print Comp
16th. Les Auld: “A History Within”
23rd. Martin Reece: “Iceland” Nov Monthly: Maritime
30th. Judging Monthly: Maritime Dave Bibby
7th. Judging Alec Balmer Bob Dennis
14th. Christmas Social Event
21st. Closed for Christmas
28th. Closed for New Year
January 2018
4th. Terry Donnelly: “Mirrorless Cameras”
11th. Lynn Hilditch: “Lee Miller: Photography, Surrealism and the Second World War”
18th. Phil McKay Jan Monthly: Time
25th. Judging Monthly Comp.: Time  Steve Carr
1st. Jon and Sue Baker: “Four Feet from the Mountains”
8th. Dianne Owen: “The Next Step”

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15th. A Liverpool Photographer, Wesley Storey – “Moments of Truth: Photographing People”. Feb Monthly: Food
22nd. Judging Monthly Comp.: Food  Paul King CPAGB
1st. Paula and Guy Davies: “Double Take”
8th. Gordon Jenkins: Evening with the President
15th. Nigel Walker: “The Story Telling Photographer”
22nd. LCPU Folio Hand in Merseyside Life
29th. Gary Jones: “Wildlife Photography”
5th. Southport Folio
12th. Lynne Morris: “Expect the Unexpected” Hand in for the Panel Comp
19th. Judging Merseyside Life Comp Terry Donnelly
26th. An Evening in Memory of the late SLPS member,Dave Harding CPAGB. Hand in Annual DPI
3rd. Damien McGillicuddy Portrait Workshop cancelled  – Ted Baker has stepped in to show his new travel images.  “From South Africa to Italy with Accordions, Morgans and Ferraris.”
10th. Judging of the Panel Competition
17th. Nick Hilton: “Portraiture and Other Images” Hand in Annual Prints
24th. Inter Mersey Final Round Judging
31st. Judging Annual DPI Robert Millin
7th. Christine Widdall: “Portfolio” Resolutions for AGM
14th. Judging Annual Prints Tillman Klienhans
21st. Annual Club Auction
28th. Club AGM
5th. Summer Season Begins