Our Programme

Our monthly meetings take place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (October to June) at the Burpham Village Hall, Burpham Lane, Burpham, Guildford GU4 7LP between 14.00hrs & 16.00hrs.

The usual meeting format will be a short ‘tutorial’, sometimes with guided ‘hands on’ practice, or presentation, followed by a review of photographs submitted as part of the members gallery or from our ‘photoshoot excursions’. We even find time for a tea break and chat !!

Our presenters include our more experienced club members as well as external sources. We encourage members to contribute to our programmes and we run periodic ‘photo assignments’ as well as an annual ‘fun’ photo competition.

Our current programme is set out below, if you would like further details just contact us, or join us and become part of the group. New members are very welcome.

Submission date for all galleries for all meetings is the first Wednesday of each month

u3a Photography Group 2022/23 Programme

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12th Oct Programme for the year Jonathan Lead
Getting the best from your Camera – intro Jonathan Jonathan
Camera ‘table’ sessions and experimentation TBC
Members Gallery Peter
Photoshoot Gallery – Chantries Wood Gachou
9th Nov Product photography – intro video Jonathan Lead
Product photography – practical session Jonathan & others ? Jonathan
Assignment – Primary colour Blue Jonathan
Members Gallery John
Photoshoot Gallery – Shamley Green Gachou
14th Dec Members Gallery Annette Lead
Assignment feedback – Blue Jonathan Jonathan
Photoshoot Gallery – Cranleigh Village Gachou
Assignment – Primary colour Yellow Jonathan
Christmas Social Wendy
11th Jan Mobile Phone Photography & Practical – iphone & android (Samsung) Gachou/Kirsten & Peter Lead Jonathan
Mobile phone photography practical Gachou/Kirsten & Peter
Assignment feedback – the colour yellow Jonathan
Assignment – Primary colour red Jonathan
Members Gallery Michael
Photoshoot Gallery – London Lights Gachou
8th Feb External presentation – lighting & flash Harry Lead
Lighting & flash practical Harry Jonathan
Assignment feed back Red Jonathan
Assignment – Transport Jonathan
Members Gallery – Mobile Phones Peter
Photoshoot Gallery – London Greenwich Gachou
8th March Tips & Tricks Ann Lead
Setting up a reflection pool Ann TBC
Assignment Feedback – Transport TBC
Members Gallery Annette
Photoshoot Gallery – Abinger Rough Common Gachou
12th April Portrait Photography Introduction / Video Jonathan Lead
Portrait Photography Practical Jonathan/Harry Jonathan
Members Gallery John
Photoshoot Gallery – RHS Wisley Gachou
10th May Lead
External presenter – the Noth Antartic TBC TBC
Photoshoot Gallery – Lamb Farm & Strawberry Hill
14th June Lead
Photo Competition TBC Jonathan
Photoshoot Gallery – RHS Wisley Gardens Gachou

Photoshoot Locations and Dates

27th OctoberShamley Green village – 14.00-16.00hrs
24th NovemberCranleigh village – 10.00 -12.00hrs
7th DecemberChristmas lights London – 14.00hrs
26th JanuaryLondon Greenwich – 10.30hrs
22nd FebruaryWalk in Abinger Rough Common – 10.00-12.00
24th MarchLamb Farm – 10.00 -12.00hrs
28th AprilStrawberry hill in Farnham – 10.00 -12.00hrs
25th MayWisley RHS Gardens 10.00 – 12.00hrs
28th JunePolesden Lacey – 14.00-16.00hrs