LFPS Events and News

The gallery (on this Home page and the Showcase page of this website) shows the images shortlisted for the PAGB Inter-Club PDI Competition (see below) from which the final selections were drawn. Please note that this contains a variety of photographic styles and includes some artistic nude photographs.

LFPS Exhibition
From Monday 30 October
to Thursday 7 December

Wigston Records Office
Long Street
Wigston Magna
LE18 2AH
LFPS 2017 Exhibition at Wigston Records Office

Wednesday 22 November - Digital Monochrome Methods
Bill Allsopp, a former LFPS member, explains his techniques to produce beautiful monochrome images.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm.
Submit up to 3 Colour Traditional/Photo Realistic prints (for the Colour Prints 1 competition on Thursday 7 December, judged in Groups A, B and C).

Thursday 30 November - Open PDI Competition
Projected images of any subject judged by Andrzej Jablonski LBIPP LMPA LRPS. Judged in Groups A, B and C.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm.

Monday 4 December - Workshop Evening
Ravenhurst Room, 7:30pm.

Thursday 7 December - Colour Prints 1 Competition
Traditional/Photo Realistic images judged by Graham Heywood DPAGB EFIAP/p FBPE of Northampton. Judged in Groups A, B and C.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm.

Thursday 14 December - Festive Evening
Bring along some food for the buffet - see Andy’s list for requirements - to enjoy with the free mulled wine. Vote for your choice of Miniature, Six of the Best, Letterbox and Still Life - all prints. These are all Open competitions. Bring up to 2 in each section. There’s also a quiz and our only prize raffle of the year. Trophies for the winners and an enjoyable evening.
Council Chamber, 7:45pm.

Sunday 31 December
Email up to 3 panels of 3 related (Colour or Mono) Open digital images (for the Open Panels competition on Thursday 18 January, judged in Groups A, B and C) to and make the Subject of your email Open PDI Panels. They must be JPEG files with a maximum width of 1600 pixels and height of 1200 pixels, in the sRGB colour space.

PAGB Inter-Club PDI Competition
On Saturday 15th July LFPS competed in the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain Inter-Club PDI Competition (Projected Digital Image) at the University of Warwick. LFPS represented the Midland Counties Photographic Federation together with Smethwick PS, Arden PG and Cannock PS, qualifying in April - a first for the club! LFPS finished joint 4th in the Plate Competition, and joint 12th overall from 38 competing clubs - a great result! The competition was well supported by nearly 20% of LFPS members who attended on the day. Well done to all members whose images were shortlisted for the competition!


Welcome to Leicester Forest Photographic Society

Programme 2017 to 2018

Whether you're new to photography, or looking to extend your skills, you'll find plenty to interest and stimulate you at Leicestershire's premier photographic club. We pride ourselves in having a diverse membership of all abilities who benefit greatly from the wide range of activities we organise.

We have a comprehensive programme of lectures and competitions together with a well-equipped studio group. We also run workshops to help members improve their photographic techniques and group outings for members to put it all into practice. We are open to all with an interest in photography, whether you are already experienced or someone who is looking to develop their skills in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

Come along to any of our meetings for a friendly welcome and see our modern venue. To learn more click on the About or Programme menus above to see a list of this season's events.