News 2022-2023

Courier Report 7th April 2023
Posted on Tue 4 Apr 2023

As the English philosopher and statesman, Francis Bacon, once said “Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.”  Even today, such wise words are so true.  Unsurprisingly, therefore, variety has been paramount for the Isle of Man Photographic Society recently in devising a...

Courier Report 10th March 2023
Posted on Tue 7 Mar 2023
The genial Eddie Fryer was our judge for the first meeting in March. Eddie is a long-standing member of the Western Club, so is widely regarded as being sufficiently independent, experienced and qualified to be invited to fulfil this most important roles in an objective manner. An...
Courier Report 24th February 2023
Posted on Thu 23 Feb 2023

Meeting on a Thursday evening, perhaps for the first time in a history that dates back as far as 1938, the Isle of Man Photographic Society held its third outing in the streets of our Capital City, for another tutorial on Urban Photography last week.

In the very capable...

Our next Urban Photography Event is happening this week
Posted on Sun 12 Feb 2023

Bring your camera's and join us and our models on Thursday 16th February for our next Urban Photography evening led by Andrew Barton.

We will be meeting at 7.00pm on Level 3 in Chester Street Car Park (the end nearest the Manx Museum and St Thomas' Church) and using various locations...

Courier Report 10th February 2023
Posted on Wed 8 Feb 2023

The Isle of Man Photographic Society launched into February with another ‘first’ when Ron Strathdee presented the relatively new topic of Dark Skies Astro Photography, a genre in which he specialises. Yet again, all credit is due to our Committee’s desire to introduce new ideas to...

Dark Skies/Astro Photography Presentation
Posted on Sun 29 Jan 2023

Join us on Wednesday 1st February at 7.00pm in the St John Ambulance Building, off Glencrutchery Road, for what will be a great evening of photography when Ron Strathdee will give a presentation of his Dark Skies/Astro Photography.

Courier Report 27th January 2023
Posted on Tue 24 Jan 2023

Last week, the Isle of Man Photographic Society held its second ‘Open’ competition of the season. Our judge for the night was Dave Salter from the Western Photographic Society who was welcomed by our President, Tony Curtis, and by those present. The Winter weather had...

Courier Report 13th January 2023
Posted on Fri 13 Jan 2023

Drones, these days, come in all shapes and sizes and can range in price from less than £100 to several hundreds of pounds, but they should no longer be regarded as ‘just toys’, but as the photographer’s tool! As with most purchases in life, you get what you pay for and the cheapest might...

Happy New Year
Posted on Sun 1 Jan 2023

Our first meeting of 2023, at 7.00pm this coming Wednesday 4th January at St John Ambulance Building, is now a presentation which was due to take place earlier in the season but had to be postponed so please join us this week for what will be an evening of amazing photography presented by Craig...

Courier Report 23rd December 2022
Posted on Thu 22 Dec 2022
The final meeting of the Society before Christmas saw Dave Kneale, the Chief Photographer with Isle of Man Newspapers as guest speaker. He gave a fascinating reflection of “the Year 2022 in pictures”. Sadly, attendance was seriously affected by the freezing temperatures and frosty road...
Courier Report 25th November 2022
Posted on Fri 25 Nov 2022

Determined to honour their promise, made at the start of the season, to respond positively to requests from the less experienced members to provide more opportunities to help and support them, the hard-working members of the Committee had arranged another practical evening for our...

Courier Report 11th November 2022
Posted on Fri 11 Nov 2022
Urban Photo Shoot and First Open Competition
The dark nights of Autumn and Winter might leave many people suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder - but not enthusiastic photographers! Indeed, for those keen on photography, these duller seasons...
Courier Report 28th October 2022
Posted on Fri 28 Oct 2022
Although it was only our second meeting of the new season it was a busy one as we held an indoor studio shoot with three models. We had two set ups, one with constant lighting and one with remote triggered flashes. This gave members and our visitors the chance to try out differing...
Urban Photography Evening Wednesday 26th October
Posted on Tue 25 Oct 2022

Bring your camera's and join us and our models this Wednesday 26th October for our Urban Photography evening led by Andrew Barton.

We will be meeting at 7.00pm on Level 3 in Chester Street Car Park, the end nearest the Manx Museum, and using various locations around the immediate area....

Courier Report 14th October 2022
Posted on Fri 14 Oct 2022
The Isle of Man Photographic Society was glad to be able to resume its meetings on Wednesday, 5th October, with the launch of the 2022/23 Season, but this year our meetings will be fortnightly for the first time. This first night was more in the way of a...
Courier Report 30th September 2022
Posted on Sun 2 Oct 2022

The Isle of Man Photographic Society is about to resume its meetings again now that Autumn and Winter are just around the corner! So, what better way to spend those cold, wet and windy Wednesday evenings between now and next May than among friends who have a common interest in photography...

IOMPS Programme 2022-2023
Posted on Fri 16 Sep 2022

Fortnightly meetings at St John Ambulance Building begin at 7pm and finish no later than 10pm

More location events will be added to the programme as they are arranged.


5th Oct: Introductory evening...