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.

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January 2017

  • 2nd – Bank Holiday
  • 9th – Members images in Photoshop + This month’s theme – Old and New
  • 16th – YPU Exhibition Images Preview + Camera Q&A. – Entries for Portrait competition
  • 23rd – AGM
  • 30th – Photoshop – Mirror images and refine edges

February 2017

  • 6th – Portrait Competition –  Judge – Monty Trent  +  This month’s theme – The Kitchen
  • 13th – Mobile phone photography and social media – Entries for Nature Competition
  • 20th – Inter-Club Image selection process + deadline for YPU entries to Comp Secretary
  • 27th – Lecture – Andrew Foley – Coal Fields & The Berlin Trilogy

March 2017

  • 6th – Nature Competition  – Judge – Jon Brady+ This month’s theme – Abstract
  • 13th – Member, my favourite accessary
  • 20th – Lecture – Andy Kent – A Year on the East Coast
  • 23rd – Inter-Club Competition – Not normal Club Night – Away Venue
  • 27th – Members portfolio & Willem’s travels

April 2017

  • 3rd – Audio Visual Shows – “Getting Started” Demo – Phil HolmesEntries for Photojournalism/Action competition  + This month’s theme – Music
  • 10th – Little Gems Comp + Question time
  • 17th – Bank Holiday
  • 24th – Photojournalism/Action Comp – Judge Christine Hodgson –

SUMMER PROGRAMME – VISITS

  • May 15th – Yorkshire Sculpture Park – 6 p.m. at the Church
  • June 5th – Newmiller Dam – 6 p.m. at the Church
  • July 10th – Goit Stock Waterfall (nr. Shipley) – 10 a.m. at the Church
  • August 21st – Cannon Hall – 6 p.m. at the Church

Monthly Themes:

  • May – Trees
  • June – At Work
  • July – Water
  • August – Technology

September 2017

  • 4th – Presidents Evening Competition “Summer Scrapbook Page”  +  This month’s theme – Light and Dark – Entries for Landscape Competition
  • 11th – 3 Way Match internal competition – Entries for Club AV Competition
  • 18th – Landscape Competition – Judge – Marilyn Roberts
  • 25th – Lecture – ‘What is it about Black & White Photographs?’ Phil Holmes.

October 2017

  • 2nd – Audio Visual Comp – Judge – Adrian White (president of Leeds AV Group) + This month’s theme – Animals
  • 9th – Talk & Practical – Finding the ‘picture’ within your photograph. – Brian Crossland – Entries for B&W Competition.
  • 16th – Discussion – ‘Categories’ of photography – YPU & our definitions, and some used by other organisations: – ‘travel’, ‘fine art’, ‘street’. etc
  • 23rd – Discussion – Led by Jeff Moore – How we can use a range of filters to enhance our photography and prints/DPIs.
  • 30th – Brian Pulman Competition – Judge – Martin Litchfield CPAGB

November 2017

  • 6th –  Practical & Discussion – “Back to Basics” getting to know your camera. Plus ‘camera settings you should know blindfold’ +  This month’s theme – Furniture – Entries for Open Competition
  • 9th – Thursday – 3 Way Matching comp at DVCC, Billingley Community Centre.
  • 13th – Lecture/demo – Studio Flash Lighting Equipment – Jim Hawley, Gill Batson & John Jolliffe CPAGB AFIAP (Members of DVCC)
  • 20th – Open Competition – Judge – Monty Trent LRPS – Entries for Architectural & Record Competition.
  • 27th – Talk & Practical – “Beyond Basics”. Move on from ‘full auto’ and take your own photos. Practical – “Photographing Reflective Objects” – NB Club 2016 Trophy winners to return Trophies.

December 2017

  • 4th – Architecture and Record Competition  –  Judge – Keaton Roebuck +  This month’s theme – Lighting
  • 11th – Monthly Themes – member’s short presentations and an explanation how they interpreted the monthly themes using digital images.
  • 18th – Social Evening and Presentation of 2017 Awards + “Little Gems – 3 of a kind” Competition.
  • 25th – Bank Holiday

Monthly Themes

  • January – Old & New
  • February – The Kitchen
  • March – Abstract
  • April – Music
  • May – Trees
  • June – At Work
  • July – Water
  • August – Technology
  • September – Light and Dark
  • October – Animals
  • November – Furniture
  • December – Lighting