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The Winchester Photographic Society
2014 Exhibition

The results are now available for the Winchester Photographic Society  81st annual open exhibition.

Exhibition Results here.

Thanks to all those who have entered the Winchester Photographic Society 2014 exhibition.

 The exhibition opens in the "City Space" at the Winchester Discovery Centre on Saturday 26th April, and runs until Sunday 18th May 2014.

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  Some of last years exhibition entries
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The Winchester Photographic Society (WPS) welcomes all people interested in photography and endeavours to cater for all, from absolute beginners to advanced amateurs and professional photographers.  As one of the largest photographic societies in the south, we do have a diverse membership with a wide range interests.

Our aim is to encourage photography and help people improve their technique and capabilities.

We try to maintain a friendly approach and offer aid along with constructive feedback on members work. Our programme has a range of exciting events, such as skilled lecturers who are willing to come and share tips and tricks of the trade, workshops to practise and improve skills around others of similar interests, and of course photographic competitions (both prints and projected images) to push your creativity to the limit.


The main meetings are held on Tuesday evenings at 7:30pm from September to May, at the Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry St, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8SB.

During the Tea/coffee break (on most Tuesday meetings), there is a ‘Print Discussion Table’ where members can seek advice and comments about their photographs or ask questions. This is also a time to socialise and to ask advice from other members. Approaching a committee member is a good start if you do not know who to speak with to get help.


Workshops and Groups

We also hold workshops on various subjects and have a Panels group who help each other, looking at ways to present several photographs instead of just one. There is also an Audio Visual (AV) group who work on presenting a series of digital images to music.

The workshops, Panels group and AV group normally meet on a Wednesday evening at the Littleton Millennium Memorial Hall, The Hall Way, Littleton, Winchester, SO22 6QL.  See the WPS programme for details.  Note these meetings are not held every week.


The Next Meeting

See the Winchester Photographic Society programme, on the events page, for more details, or click here for the PDF version.

Date Events Location
Wednesday 16th April Last day for Entries – for next Tuesday’s Members DPI Competition.

Whilst we are without an upload facility in the interim website you will need to continue to submit your images directly to the PDI Secretary, Brian Jones.
Tuesday 22nd April

Members’ Digital Projection Competition No 5.

Kevin Sandall  (Judging)

Who will be this year’s Winning DPI Photographer?

Winchester, Discovery Centre
Wednesday 23rd April Members’ Workshop

Introduction to Studio Portrait Photography – Karl Eldridge

Numbers are limited to 12 and the session is  'Currently Full'.  Check with Chris for any cancelations.   If you are not able to attend this session and would like another one in the future please let Chris know.

Karl is an experienced studio photographer and has put together an excellent presentation and practical session on Studio Portrait Photography. ‘It is important to understand the classic lighting set ups and their effects. One of the key things that separates a mediocre portrait from an exceptional one is the quality of the lighting.

’ Two ‘mini studios’ will be available for demonstration and then allow participants to have a go at the 4 classic lighting patterns of Butterfly, Loop, Rembrandt and Split lighting.
Littleton Millennium Memorial Hall
Sat/Sun 26/27 April PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit, Prints and DPI’s



Saturday 26th April The WPS exhibition opens in the "City Space" at the Winchester Discovery Centre on Saturday 26th April, and runs until Sunday 18th May 2014. Winchester, Discovery Centre
Tuesday 29th April

WPS 81st Open Exhibition

Official Opening, Prize-giving and Social Evening.

Winchester, Discovery Centre
Tuesday 6th May

The Society Competition Evening

John Randall (Judging)

See 2013 - 2014 Member's Handbook for details

Winchester, Discovery Centre
Tuesday 13th May

WPS Annual General Meeting

Don’t miss your opportunity to influence your club’s future policy and officials.

Winchester, Discovery Centre

Joining the Winchester Photographic Society

If you are interested in joining the society please contact the Treasurer/Membership Secretary, Graham Barber, e-Mail or phone 01962 881604.  Alternatively please visit us at one of our Tuesday meetings.

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