Programme of Events

Our annual programme of events explores various digital photographic and imaging techniques. We run hands-on workshops where new photographers can learn and gain experience.

January 2021

Monthly Theme – Flowers

  • 4th – Showing of YPU images, General discussion on future of club – ideas for meetings Plus Members to raise AGM items with Club Secretary Entries for YPU by Sat 9th January (Digital only).
  • 11th – Lecture on Afganistan by Jim Holmes NOTE 7.30 START. Entries for Nature competition
  • 18th – AGM to be held as a virtual Zoom meeting
  • 25th – Nature Competition, Judge – Cameron Thomson

February 2021

Monthly Theme – Decay

  • 1st – Judging of Monthly Theme for December, Rainbows and for January, Flowers
  • 8th – Photoshop Techniques – Selections and Masks by Dave Rippon. Entries for Photojournalism/Action Competition
  • 15th – Birds of the New World, Zoom Lecture by Glenn Bartley, a Canadian wildlife photographer.
  • 22nd – Photojournalism/Action Competition, Judge – Chris Hodgson

March 2021

Monthly Theme – Glass

  • 1st – Still Life Photography talk by Alison McKay Examples of set-up, materials etc.
  • 8th – Members Folio with Willem Van Herp, Feedback and scoring of members folio. 
  • 15th – Talk on Scapes by Harry Wheeler-Brand (https://www.harrybehindthelens.com/)
  • 22nd – Judging of Monthly Theme for February – Decay
  • 29th – Willems Travels – Vienna – Talk by Willem Van Herp

April 2021

Monthly Theme – Construction

  • 5th – Judging of Monthly Theme for March – Glass   Entries for Portrait competition
  • 12th – Discussion on ideas for Clubs 100th Anniversary in 2024 
  • 19th – Judging of Monthly Theme for April – Construction
  • 26th – Portrait Competition, Judge – Richard Littlefair  Summer Break, restart on 6th September

May 2021

Monthly Theme – Music

  • 24th – Zoom Meeting to discuss Summertime programme

June 2021

Monthly Theme – Red

  • 21st – Birds of Prey – Venue Cawthorne – 6 pm Start

July 2021

Monthly Theme – Abstract

  • 5th – Thornes Park Wakefield – Meet in Car Park – 2:00 pm

August 2021

Monthly Theme – Beach

  • 9th – Holmfirth – 2:00 pm

September 2021

Monthly Theme – Work

  • 6th – Presidents Evening –  Presidents Competition, Shop Window Displays, Judging of Monthly Themes for May, June, July, and August
  • 13th – 2021 YPU digital images  Entries for Landscape Competition
  • 20th – Creative Photos Competition, Judging by Members
  • 27th – Landscape Competition, Judge Brian Crossland

October 2021

Monthly Theme – Sport

  • 4th – Judging of Monthly Theme for September, Work
  • 11th – YPU Slides Entries for B&W Competition.
  • 18th – Mobile Phone/Tablet Photo Competition Judging by Members
  • 25th – Brian Pullman Competition (B&W), Judge Chris Hodgson

November 2021

Please Note:  Meetings will resume at our usual venue, the Emmanuel Church, Huddersfield Road, Barnsley at the new time of 7:30pm 

Monthly Theme – Woodland

  • 1st – Judging of Monthly Theme for October, Sport.  Entries for Open Competition.
  • 8th – Guidance for Members on YPU Entries Viewing of Images for possible entries. Entries for AV Competition. 
  • 15th – Open Competition. Judge Roger Poyser Entries for Architecture & Record Competition. 
  • 22nd – AV Competition. Judging by members
  • 29th – Practical evening bring your cameras and tripods

December 2021

Monthly Theme – Victorian

  • 6th – Architecture & Record Competition, Judge Richard Hall
  • 13th – Judging of Themes for Nov & Dec, Review of Year- what worked what didn’t, Ideas for next years Themes
  • 20th – Social Evening,  ‘Little Gems Comp – 3 on a Theme’ , Viewing winning 2021 Images and Presentation of Awards.

Monthly Themes 2021

  • January – Flowers
  • February – Decay
  • March – Glass
  • April – Construction
  • May – Music
  • June – Red
  • July – Abstract
  • August – Beach
  • September – Work
  • October – Sport
  • November – Woodland
  • December – Victorian

 

RETURN 3 January 2022