Our Syllabus For the 2022 to 2023 season


Note: Some sessions will be held via Zoom 


September 2022

Wed. 07 Sept.: Opening night: Introduction to StAPS

Wed. 14 Sept.: Andy Hall “Art of Photography”

Wed. 21 Sept.: Tom Ashton

Wed. 28 Sept.: Phil Cooke, “Shooting Seascapes”

October 2022

Wed. 05 Oct.: Graham Dean: “The Camera Doesn’t Lie ( … But Photographers Do); via Zoom

Wed. 12 Oct.: How to Improve Photos for Competitions

Wed. 19 Oct.: 1st Internal Competition

Wed. 26 Oct.: Fergus Wilkie “St Andrews Book”

November 2022

Wed. 02 Nov.: Matt Hooper: “From Coolpix to Cool Pics”

Wed. 09 Nov.: Erica Oram “the View from here” via Zoom

Wed. 16 Nov.: 2nd Internal Competition

Sun. 20 Nov.: SPF PDI Championship, via Zoom

Wed. 23 Nov.: 4 Way Competition with Dundee, Perth, Glenrothes & St Andrews @ Perth

Wed. 30 Nov.: Kodak Cup

December 2022

Wed. 07 Dec.: Alison Taylor: “Wellies Required; Coastal Photography” via Zoom

Wed. 14 Dec.: Xmas Evening phone photos

Wed. 21 Dec.: Christmas Holidays

Wed. 28 Dec.: Christmas Holidays


January 2023

Wed. 04 Jan.: Christmas Holidays

Wed. 11 Jan.: Peter Banson “Photography on the Dark Side” via Zoom

Wed. 18 Jan.: Joint night with Art Club with Peter Clark

Wed. 25 Jan.: 3rd Internal Competition

February 2023

Wed. 01 Feb.: Gordon Rae “Wild Scotland”

Thurs. 09 Feb.: 3 Way PDI Battle (Cupar, St Andrews, Kinross) @ Cupar

Wed. 15 Feb.: Members Evening (TBC)

Wed. 22 Feb.: Loches Exchange

March 2023

Wed. 01 March: Cherry Lancombe presentation via Zoom

Wed. 08 March: 4th Internal Competition

Wed. 15 March: Margaret Coull Trophy

Wed. 22 March: President’s Night

Sat./Sun. 25-26 March (tbc): SPF Print Championship, Stirling 10.00AM 

Wed. 29 March: StAPS AGM (official end of season)

April 2023

Sun., 2 April: Inter-Fife competition between Dunfermline CC, Cupar, Kirkcaldy, St Andrews, Glenrothes and hosts Dunfermline Photographic Association (DPA)

Hand-In Dates


21 Sept.: 1st Internal Competition

19 Oct.: SPF Digital Championships

19 Oct.: 4-Way Competition with Dundee, Perth, Glenrothes 

26 Oct.: 2nd Internal Competition

14 Dec: 3rd Internal Competition

14 Dec.: 3-Way PDI Competition with Cupar and Kinross


18 Jan.: SPF Print Championship

15 Feb.: Margaret Coull Trophy

22 Feb.: 4th Internal Competition

22 Feb.: Inter-Fife Competition