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Coming Soon

BIUPC

BSoUP's Sponsors

Carpe Diem, Sponsors of BUIPC 2017

Mikes

Liveaboard.com, sponsors of BIUPC 2016

O'Three - Sponsor of the BIUPC 2015 and 2016

Apeks

Diver Magazine - Sponsor of the Annual Beginners Portfolio Competition and the BSoUP/DIVER Print Competition

DiveQuest - Sponsor of the Underwater Excellence

Scuba Travel

Kungkungan Bay Resort

Cameras Underwater - Sponsor of the BSoUP/DIVER Print Competition 2015 - 2017 and BIUPC 2015 and 2016

Deadly Oceans

Scuba Tours Worldwide

Underwater Camera Store

Buddy Watcher

Programme of meetings - 2017

Programme 2013
Programme 2014
Programme 2015
Programme 2016

BSoUP meets on the third TUESDAY of each month in Meeting Room 3, Union Building, Beit Quadrangle, Imperial College, South Kensington, London SW7 2BB, unless otherwise stated (Directions).

Bar facilities are available on the ground floor. Please identify yourself to the bar staff as a BSoUP Member. Meeting delegate cards are available in the Meeting Room, which allow you to purchase drinks at the FiveSixEight bar on the ground floor. Please do not take glasses into the Meeting Room, plastic alternatives are available.

The meetings begin at 7.30p.m. for 8.00 p.m. and are informal and informative.


Tuesday
17th January, 2017

Colin Doeg: Pictures that sell 

BSoUP co-founder Colin Doeg will talk about the type of photographs that sell – not all of them underwater! – as well as the general state of the market today. 

Focus On Competition:  Favourite shot of 2016 Definition: Your favourite shot taken in 2016 that has not already won a competition.

Simon Brown: Photogrammetry - 3D Models and Orthophotos.

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
21st February 2017

Paul 'Duxy' Duxfield: New kit

Focus On Competition: Black and White Definition: An image in shades of only black and white.

Paul 'Duxy' Duxfield: Photoshop / Lightroom techniques

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
21st March 2017

Robert Parrington: Wakatobi

Theme Portfolio Competition: Definition: A portfolio of three images on a theme.

Martyn Guess: "How I got the Shot" - Macro

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Wednesday
19th April 2017

Alex Mustard and Edward Lai - Beyond The Dome

Focus On Competition: Animal Portraits
Definition: An image of any animal where clear character and personality are portrayed.

Martin Edge and Alex Mustard - UPY: Judging and Winning

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
16th May 2017

Alex Tattersall: Sexy new toys 

Focus On Competition: Wrecks
Definition: An image of any large man made structure that was not originally designed to be underwater or resting on the sea bed.

Alex Tattersall: Undesirable Fiddling

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
20th June 2017

Mystery film

Focus On Competition: Symbiosis
Definition: An image that shows animals in association with each other. Examples may be of commensalism, mutualism as well as parasitism and also mimicry.

Image appraisal

Meeting Room 1&2, Level 1, Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
18th July 2017

Paul Colley: Daubenton and Dark Flash: lighting a new path to photographic creativity.  

Focus On Competition: Wide Angle
Definition: Underwater scenes or specific subjects with obvious wide angle background contexts (e.g. reef, open water or both).

Nick More -  Zero to Wannabe Hero

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
15th August 2017

Doug Allan: Too cold for comfort? Underwater Photography and Me

Focus On Competition: Close-up

 

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


26th August 2017

British & Irish Underwater Photography Championship - An open on-the-day national competition with multiple categories for all British and Irish underwater photographers.

www.biupc.org

Tuesday
19th September 2017

David Harasti: Threatened species and Marine Protected areas in Australia.

Underwater Excellence Competition:
Definition: A portfolio of 3 images showing a variety of photographic skill, with at least one wide-angle and one close-up image.

BIUPC Results

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
17th October 2017

TBA

Best of British Portfolio: Definition: A portfolio of 3 images that showcases the beauty of the underwater world in British waters.

TBA

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


21st-22nd October 2017

DIVE 2017 - visit us on the BSoUP Stand in the Photozone and vote for your favourites images in the annual BSoUP / DIVER Print Competition

NEC, Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT


Tuesday
21st November 2017

BSoUP/ Diver Print Competition Awards - A competition in association with DIVER magazine with multiple categories for printed images.

Beginners Portfolio Competition: Definition: A portfolio of 6 photos shown as a single image for photographers that have not won or been placed in a major competition.

Paul Kay: Underwater North Wales

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
19th December 2017

Annual General Meeting.

Open Portfolio Competition: Definition: A portfolio of 6 photos shown together in a single image.

British and Irish Underwater Photography Championship Awards

Christmas Party

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB



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