The British Society of Underwater Photographers (BSoUP)
Inspiring and informing underwater photographers since 1967

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BSoUP's Sponsors

Carpe Diem, Sponsors of BUIPC 2017

Mikes

O'Three - Sponsor of the BIUPC 2015 and 2016

Oyster Diving, Sponsors of BIUPC 2017

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

Doug Allan - Freeze Frame

Programme of meetings - 2016

Programme 2013
Programme 2014
Programme 2015
Programme 2017

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
19th January, 2016

Mark Webster: Is UK Diving Really Worth the Effort?

Focus On Competition:  2016 Images – Your best from 2015 which has not won a competition yet!

Susanna Webster: Modelling for the Camera - Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs!

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Saturday & Sunday
11th/14th February, 2016

London International Dive Show - visit us on the BSoUP Stand in the Photozone

Excel, London Docklands, E16 1XL


Tuesday
16th February 2016

Mark Drayton: Underwater Photography the Ansell Adams Way? Creative Eyes and the Electronic Image

Theme Portfolio Competition: Photo Story - Five images and a headline that convey a clear story fit for publication.

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
15th March 2016

Saeed Rashid: Diving in Aqaba

Focus On Competition:  Natural Light - An image illuminated only by natural (or ambient) light.

Dan Bolt: British Underwater Photographer of the Year (UPY 2016).  Winning in your back-yard. 

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
19th April 2016

Alex Mustard:

Focus On Competition: Crustaceans - Any arthropod of the large aquatic group of Crustacea that includes crabs, lobsters, shrimps and barnacles (and many other subjects).

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
17th May 2016

Mark Pickford: Back-lighting

Focus On Competition: Fish Schools - An image portraying the coordinated behavior of fish swimming in unison.

Martyn Guess: How I got the shot - wide-angle

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
21st June 2016

Linda Pitkin et al.: Shallow water photography in Raja Ampat

Focus On Competition: Silhouettes - Any outline or dark shape underwater that is clearly visible and recognizable against its lighter background.

Zac Macaulay: "Hand of God or Man". A 6,000 mile journey to visit one of the worlds most enigmatic dive sites - Yonaguni's Kaitei Iseki or underwater ruins.

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
19th July 2016

Nick and Caroline Robertson-Brown: The World's Best Wildlife Dive Sites

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

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
16th August 2016

Damien Mauric: Fiji

Focus On Competition: Close-up - A close-up image of a specific subject at approximately life size or greater magnification.

Damien Mauric: Galapagos

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Saturday
27th August 2016

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
20th September 2016

Paul Duxfield: Adobe Creative Cloud 2016 - all the latest in post-processing

Underwater Excellence Competition: A portfolio of 3, with at least one wide-angle and one close-up image.

Paul Colley: Making Images Count: working with marine and freshwater conservation agencies

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
18th October 2016

Laura Storm: Peas in the Pod - freediving with the wild pods of Atlantic spotted dolphin in Bahamian waters.

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

Matt Doggett: Black Bream

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Saturday & Sunday 22nd & 23rd
October 2016

DIVE 2016 - 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
15th November 2016

David Alpert: Orcas in the Arctic

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

Beginners Portfolio Competition: A portfolio of 6 for photographers that have not won or been placed in a major competition.

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
20th December 2016

Annual General Meeting.

Open Portfolio Competition: A portfolio of 6 for all photographers.

British and Irish Underwater Photography Championship Awards

Christmas Party

Metric Bar, Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB



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