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

Brtish Divers Marine Life Rescue - Sponsors of BSoUP / DIVER Print Competition 2017

Programme of meetings - 2018

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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
16th January, 2018

Richard Smith: The Private Lives of Pygmy Seahorses

Focus On Competition: Favourite shot of 2017. Definition: Your favourite shot taken in 2017 that has not already won a competition.

 

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday

20th February, 2018

Christian Llewellyn -  A passionate guide to wreck diving

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

 

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday

20th March, 2018

Josef Litt - The quirky behaviours of the Galapagos fauna

Theme Portfolio Competition: Theme portfolio Definition: A portfolio of 6 images shown together as a single composite image. The images should sit harmoniously together, but can be of any subject matter. Images may be of the same subject or scene, or they may be different subjects, but there should be an obvious connection and theme displayed.

 

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
17th April, 2018

Keith Hiscock - 'Researching Britain's Hidden World: who did what and when' and 'Britain's Hidden World: successes, failures and doing better next time'

Focus On Competition: Fish faces
Definition: An image of any fish, or fishes, where clear character and personality are displayed.

 

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
15th May, 2018

 

Focus On Competition: Jellyfish
Definition: An image featuring at least one jellyfish, which may be close-up or as part of a wide-angle scene. Included are hydroid medusae as well as anything from any stage in the lifecycle of a jellyfish.

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
19th June, 2018

 

Focus On Competition: Bokeh
Definition: An image showing a subject with an appealing background where blur or shallow depth of field has been used for creative effect.

 

Room to be confirmed
Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
17th July, 2018

 

Focus On Competition: Sunlight
Definition: An image where natural light, rather than strobe light, is a major feature of the photo. Use of some artificial fill light is still allowed.

 

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
21st August, 2018

 

Focus On Competition: Something tiny
Definition: An image of any small subject that is an example of close-up macro photography where high magnification has been achieved. An exact subject size is deliberately not specified.


 

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Saturday
1st September, 2018

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
18th September, 2018

 

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.

 

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
16th October, 2018

 

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

 

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


October, 2018

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
20th November, 2018

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 3 images shown as a single image for photographers that have not won or been placed in a major competition.

 

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
18th December, 2018

Annual General Meeting.

Focus On Competition: Anything goes. Definition: A single image of any subject matter with no rules whatsoever – anything is allowed.

British and Irish Underwater Photography Championship Awards

Christmas Party

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB

Note meet in Union Bar, on the ground floor of the Union Building, on your right through the main student bar as you enter through the main door



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