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

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BSoUP's Sponsors

Kungkungan Bay Resort

SS Thistlegorm

Winning Imaes by Paul Colley

Cameras Underwater - Sponsor of the BSoUP/DIVER Print Competition 2015 - 2018 and BIUPC 2015 and 2016

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

Carpe Diem, Sponsors of BUIPC 2017

Mikes

Mike's No 1 Dive Cameras

O'Three - Sponsor of the BIUPC 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018

Underwater World Stony Cove

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

DiveQuest - Sponsor of the Underwater Excellence


Programme of meetings - 2019

Programme 2014
Programme 2015
Programme 2016
Programme 2017 Programme 2018


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
15th January, 2019

Joe Daniels

Hung Q - underwater images in 3D

Focus On Competition: Sharks. Definition: An image featuring at least one shark or ray, from anywhere in the world.

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB

Tuesday
19th February, 2019

Steve Warren, INON lighting

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

Simon Brown, Thistlegorm photogrammetry

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB

Tuesday
19th March, 2019

Paul Colley - The Future of BSoUP 

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 between them.

Paul Colley - An image review with a difference

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB

Tuesday
16th April, 2019
Martyn Guess - Difficult Backgrounds in Macro Photography

Focus On Competition: Coral. Definition: An image of any hard or soft coral, close-up or wide-angle. The coral displayed should be the significant part of the picture and be of one type or feature different forms.

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
21st May, 2018
Alex Mustard, subject TBA

Focus On Competition: Nudibranchs Definition: An image of any nudibranch from anywhere in the world.

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
19th June, 2019
Speakers to be announced

Focus On Competition: Crustaceans. Definition: An image featuring a crustacean. Images may be close-up or wide-angle and be from anywhere in the world.

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

Tuesday
16th July, 2019
Theresa Guise, subject TBA

Focus On Competition: Supermacro. Definition: An image of any subject that demonstrates close-up macro photography where high magnification has been achieved.

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
20th August, 2019

Atanas, subject home printing

Henley Spiers, subject TBA

Focus On Competition: Available light Definition: An image lit only by natural light. There should be no artificial light from a flashgun used and no torch or video light is allowed.

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Saturday
7th September, 2019

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
17th September, 2019

BIUPC Results

Alex Tattersall, subject TBA

Underwater Excellence. Definition: A portfolio of 3 individual 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
15th October, 2019
Jo Daniels, subject TBA

Best of British. Definition: A portfolio of 3 individual images that showcases both variety and beauty in the underwater world of British waters.

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB

Saturday & Sunday
26-27 October, 2019
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
19th November, 2019
David Alpert, subject TBA

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

Beginners Portfolio. Definition: A portfolio of 3 individual images for photographers that have not won or been placed in a major competition. The images can be of any subject matter.

Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


Tuesday
17th December, 2019
Annual General Meeting.

Something Different. Definition: A single image is required. There are no rules and any subject matter is allowed. Your entry should ideally be something not often seen - or something familiar but photographed or processed in a novel and different way.

British and Irish Underwater Photography Championship Awards

Christmas Party
Union Building
Imperial College, London, SW7 2BB


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