Syllabus 2020 - 2021

21 September 2020Welcome back, review of last year, discussion of this year's programme and presentation of 2019-20 trophies. Members' images of “What I did this summer.”
28 September 2020Jackpot Trophy – Usually Small Prints Competition but changed to Digital Images this year. Members Judging – Email entries to Gordon by 9am on 28 September.
05 October 2020Update and discussion on Jack Paul's “Snapshot Auchterarder” project. Discussion on image sizing and resolution, and instruction on how to submit digital files to the Competition Secretary.(Tourist Trophy Hand-in prints and digital copies- Details for collection of prints to be advised)
12 October 2020Guest Speaker Roben Antoniewicz - “Perthshire, a wellspring of early photography” (Sheilmill Hand In – details for collection of prints tba
19 October 2020Sheilmill Trophy Judging – Donald MacLeod
26 October 2020Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Practical Night. Topic TBA or move to Sunday 25 October and go on a photographic field trip. Landscape, Nature and possibly Portrait
02 November 2020Tourist Trophy Judging – Libby Smith who will also give a talk on what judges look for in a photograph Mallis and Roberston Hand Ins and Monochrome Hand in)
09 November 2020Monochrome Competition Judging by Members (Jackson Salver Hand In)
16 November 2020Jackson Salver (Phone Competition) Judging by Members
23 November 2020Guest Speaker Donald MacLeod
30 November 2020Mallis and Robertson Trophies Judging – Roger Stewart
07 December 2020Christmas Party and Quiz Night (Remember to send Christmas Theme Entry to Gordon by 04 January and remember AV hand in 11 January)
11 January 2021Christmas Competition Judging by Members using the “1,2,3” system. Winner announced on the 18th. (AV Hand In)
18 January 2021Critique Night – Send Gordon 3 digital images , one you are pleased with, one you would rather consign to the bin and one that's a work in progress, with discussion points for each. Deadline is 9.00 on 18th. Door prize (you have to be in it to win it.
25 January 2021Burns Night – Send Gordon 3 digital images that celebrate Scotland, one of which must celebrate Rabbie. Deadline 9:00 on 25th. Prize for the best set of 3, judging in-house using the “1,2,3” system, send your votes to Gordon by 9:00 on the 1st with results announced that evening. (Chalmers and Insh Hand Ins)
01 February 2021AV Competition judging by Stephen Lipton
08 February 2021DVD of 2020 Scottish Salon. The Portfolio is one of the SPF's major annual competitions. The top 30% are admitted to the Scottish Salon for that year. ACC entered for the first time this year and did well with 8 images making it to the salon. Sit back, relax, enjoy the show and share your astonishment.
15 February 2021Chalmers and Insh Trophies Judging – Stewart Dodd LRPS (Dacre and Ramsay Hand Ins)
22 February 2021Annual review and Rotary Young Photographer of the Year judging
25 February 20213-Way at Stirling Provisionally
01 March 2021Dacre and Ramsay Trophies Judging – Peter Patterson (Return All Trophies)
07 March 2021Field Trip – note this is Sunday!
15 March 2021AGM
23 March 2021Dinner and Prize-giving