Programme of Events

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


January 2020

Monthly Theme – Streets

  • 6th – Showing of images from YPU Annual Exhibition – General discussion on future of club – Plus Members to raise any AGM items with Club Secretary.
  • 13th – Photoshop Layers by Terri – Entries for Nature Competition
  • 20th – AGM – Election/re-election of committee, etc.
  • 27th – Nature Competition – Judge:- Christine Hartley

February 2020

Monthly Theme – Patterns

  • 3rd – Long Exposure Photography – Members to share techniques/uses/effects.
  • 10th – Willems Travels – IRAN – Entries for Photojournalism/Action Comp
  • 17th – Members 10 Image Lecturettes – 10 Images on any theme/subject
  • 24th – Photojournalism/Action Comp – Judge:- Keaton Roebuck

March 2020

Monthly Theme – Rust

  • 2nd – Practical Evening with model – Adeline Ratcliffe – Opportunity to use Clubs lights – Bring Cameras and Tripods
  • 9th – Members Folio – Willem Van Herp – Feedback and scoring of members print folio by Willem –Entries for AV competition
  • 16th – Inter Club Competition v New Image C.C. – At Emmanuel

 

Please Note: On 16th March members made the decision to pause the weekly Monday meetings until further notice due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, therefore, until the current restrictions are lifted, Online meetings will be held at 8:00pm every Monday using Zoom software (Instructions for connecting and the current meeting ID have been distributed to all members, if you have not received these, please use the contact us page) .

  • 23rd – Judging by ‘logged in’ members of the January theme – Streets  Entries for Portrait Competition by Friday
  • 30th – Judging by ‘logged in’ members of the February theme – Patterns. (final entries by 27th March)

April 2020

Monthly Theme – Wheels

Note: Items for April may be subject to change

  • 6th – Judging by ‘logged in’ members of the March theme – Rust (final entries by 3rd April) – Entries for New Mobile Phone/Tablet Competition (by 17th April)
  • 13th – Judging by Terri Thorpe of April theme – Wheels
  • 20th – Judging by Bob Harper of Mobile Phone/Tablet Competition Trial (images on any subject)  
  • 27th – Portrait Competition – Judge:- Stephanie Cooke

May 2020

Monthly Themes – Blue

  • 3rd – Lockdown Challenge Image – ‘J’ chosen by Bob Harper – Images taken since 13th April relating to the letter J.
  • 11th – Lockdown Challenge Image – ‘T’ chosen by Terri Thorpe – Images from Stock relating to the letter T.
  • 18th – Lockdown Challenge Image – ‘A’ chosen by Jeff Moore – Images taken since 27th April relating to the letter A.
  • 25th – Judging by ‘logged in’ members of May theme – Blue

June 2020

Monthly Theme – Bridges

  • 1st – Photography and the Sublime – Talk by Thomas Peck.
  • 8th – Six images from one window.
  • 15th – Lockdown Challenge Image – Images from Stock relating to the letter R.
  • 22nd – Lockdown Challenge Image – Images taken since 18th May relating to the letter S.
  • 29th – Zoom Lecture – The Power of Sport by Peter Milsom. 7pm Start

July 2020

Monthly Theme – Speed

  • 6th – Judging by ‘logged in’ members of June theme – Bridges.
  • 13th – Working with Textures Presentation by E J Lazenby 
  • 20th – “2 Panoramas” one from stock, one from lockdown.
  • 27th – Judging by ‘logged in’ members of July theme – Speed

August 2020

Monthly Theme – Reflections

  •  3rd – Lockdown Challenge Image – Macro Images taken since 15th June.
  • 10th – Lockdown Challenge Image – Images from stock relating to the letter P.
  • 17th – Lockdown Challenge Image – HDR before & after Images taken since 29nd June.
  • 24th – Lockdown Challenge Image – Textures, before & after Images.
  • 31st – Judging by ‘logged in’ members of August theme – Reflections

 

Note: As the “COVID-19 lockdown” is still preventing public meetings, we are unable reconvene in September, the following programme may change, but will be kept as up-to-date as possible

Zoom meetings will be held as usual until further notice.

September 2020

Monthly Theme – Wild

  • 7th – Presidents Evening  & Competition – President’s Trophy – 3 Digital Images – theme ANGLES
  • 14th – Lockdown Challenge Image – Curves (from stock) – Entries for Landscape Competition (Digital only)
  • 21st – Practical Evening with Birds of Prey – Cawthorne Football Pitch, click here for map – Bring Cameras and Tripods Note 6:00 pm Start
  • 28th –  Landscape Competition – Judge:- Ray Bramall

October 2020

Monthly Theme – Fire

  • 5th – Judging by ‘logged in’ members of September theme – Wild
  • 12th – “Scapa Flow Dive – 100 Anniversary of Scuttling of German Fleet” by Rob Mason visitors welcomeEntries for B&W Competition
  • 19th – ‘Creative’ photos competition – Judging by Members
  • 26th – Brian Pulman B&W Competition  – Judge:- Monty Trent

November 2020

Monthly Theme – Chocolate

  • 2nd –  Judging by ‘logged in’ members of October theme – Fire – Entries for Open Competition
  • 9th – Viewing of Members YPU Entries for 2021 – Discussion/Guidance for Members on possible YPU entries.
  • 16th – Open Competition – Judge:- Royston Packer – Entries for Architectural & Record Competition.
  • 23rd – Judging by ‘logged in’ members of November theme – Chocolate
  • 30th – Judging of Monthly Themes for September, October, November and December – Plus review of year – what worked what didn’t.

December 2020

Monthly Theme – Rainbows

  • 7th – Architecture and Record Competition  – Judge:- Chris Hodgson
  • 14th – Social Evening and Presentation of 2020 Awards + “Little Gems – 3 of a kind” Competition.

Monthly Themes 2020

  • January – Streets
  • February – Patterns
  • March – Rust
  • April – Wheels
  • May – Blue
  • June – Bridges
  • July – Speed
  • August – Reflections
  • September – Wild
  • October – Fire
  • November – Chocolate
  • December – Rainbows