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2016 - 2017 PROGRAMME

PROGRAMME FOR 2023-2024

WHILST WE HAVE RESUMED MEETINGS IN PERSON, FOR THIS SEASON, WHERE POSSIBLE, WE WILL ALSO SHARE MEETINGS BY ZOOM

OCTOBER

3rd

CONCURRENT SESSIONS:

18:00hrs Training Session for non members by David Boath - an introduction to Photography (part 1)

19:30hrs - Members Night

Members to share images from the Summer Challenge

10th

17th

24th

Training Sessions by David Boath and Judith Henley

19:30hrs Training Session by David Boath - an introduction to Photography (part 2)

19:30hrs - Members Night

Members to share images from the Summer Challenge

Photographing Men with Graham Currey

Graham Currey is a photographer and male model.  He will share his expertise on studio portraiture and offer advice on settings and lighting


Judging, training, selection and critique of images with Jane Morris Abson and David Boath

Jane and David are NCPF listed Judges and will share their knowledge and insight on the Judging process and the critique of images

31st

Practical Studio Session with Sue White

Sue White will direct the session; offer advice on how to pose models, the use of lighting and choosing appropriate camera settings

Hand in up to 3 DPIs  and 3 prints for 1st competition night

NOVEMBER

7th

Abstract Photography with Jane Morris Abson LRPS, CPAGB, EFIAP

History and development of abstract photography

Members to take 5 abstract images to share on 21st November 2023

14th

Competition Night No 1 - Judge: John Tillotson CPAGB, Appleby

21st

Members Night

Members to share abstract images from a task set by Jane Morris Abson

28th

1st session - Photographing the night sky with Ian Bowden

2nd session - Insects in their natural environment with Paul Kipling

Hand in up to 3 DPIs and 3 prints for 2nd competition night

DECEMBER

5th

North Yorkshire and South Durham (NYSD) Inter-Club competition Presentation

12th

Competition Night No 2  - Judge:  Dave Coates, Northallerton

19th

Christmas Quiz and Social

 

Hand in up to 3 DPIs and 3 prints for 3rd competition night

JANUARY

9th

Photography on the Darkside - Peter Benson, FRPS, MCrGP, AWPF

The Gateway to Urban Nightscape - Peter will take you on a tour around some of his favourite places for night photography in and around Central London.  During this journey he will be giving some hints and tips, sprinkled with a bit of history about some of the places, so there is something for everyone.

16th

Competition Night No 3 - Judge: David Phillips, Hartlepool

 

23rd

NYSDPA Interclub Presentation

Hand in up to 3 DPIs and 3 prints for 4th Competition Night (as the February  Judging will be via Zoom the Judge has asked for a longer Judging period)

30th

Members Night

Photo walk around Richmond to practise low light Photography

FEBRUARY

6th

Members Night

Members to discuss their favourite lenses and share 5 images

13th

 Competition Night 4  - Judge: John Williams, Penrith

20th

27th

Capturing Mountain Scenery

Alan Hinks - OBE

Alan was the first British mountaineer to have summited all 14 mountains in the world with elevations greater than 8,000 metres (26,247ft), known as the eight-thousanders.

He is an avid photographer and released a photographic essay book in October 2013 called "8000 metres Climbing the World's Highest Mountains"

Hand in up to 3 DPIs and 3 prints for the 5th Competition Night 

MARCH

5th

Rebel of the Art of Photography 

Lisa Rendall

Lisa is a self taught creative photographer and former professional Choreographer and Breakdance Champion specialising in ICM, multiple exposure and abstract images

Hand in up to 6 portrait format and 6 landscape format photos for "It's a Knockout"

12th

Competition Night 5 - Judge: Lynda Golightly, Shotley Bridge

19th

It's a Knockout Competition

Led by Jane Morris Abson LRPS, CPAGB, EFIAP

26th

Members Night

Members to share images using techniques and ideas discussed on the 5th March. 

Lisa Rendall will join us and participate in the discussion

Hand in up to 3 DPIs  and 3 prints for Annual competition night

APRIL

2nd

Floral Fine Art Photography

Cheryl Larcombe EFIAP, ARPS, DPAGB, BPE5*

Cheryl is an acclaimed flower photographer who has exhibited nationally and internationally.  She will share her knowledge and skills that have produced award winning images

9th

Annual Competition NightJudge: Peter Walton, Sunderland

 

16th

Flower Studio Session

Led by David Boath/Jane Morris Abson LRPS, CPAGB, EFIAP

23rd

Photography in an AI world with Joe Houghton

In this talk, Joe Houghton takes a fascinating look into the fast changing world of photography as it is being affected and changed by Artificial Intelligence.  Whether it's AI Apps such as Topaz, On1, Luminar or DXO, old favourites like Lightroom and Photoshop, or other less known ones, Joe will give you a lot to think about and spark some discussion on what is happening around us, whether we like it or not!

30th

Members Night

Outing to local nature reserve

MAY

7th

AGM and NYSD/NCPF Results

TBC

Annual Dinner & Trophy Presentation 

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