Programme September 2019 – April 2020
Some events are weather-dependent or may have to change: please therefore check our Facebook page for any updates.
For information about competition rules, see our competitions page.
16 September 2019
1: Welcome to the New Season
2: Members Show & Tell – Bring in the fruits of your labours over the summer break and tell us about what worked well and not so well. DPIs and prints.
Hand-in for NYSDPA Inter-club and Silver Salver competitions
PRESENTATION Some Meanders in New Zealand – John Heslegrave takes us on a trip round this fascinating country.
From Camera to Print – Andrew Fletcher demystifies the process of getting images to prints with a practical walkthrough, covering Lightroom and tips for printing and mounting.
7 October - updated
Members' Workshop – Open session to help each other tackle challenges with anything photography-related: techniques, equipment, software etc. Bring along questions!
PRESENTATION John Webster – Light & Inspiration... a presentation from one of North Yorkshire's unique talents.
21 October - updated
What makes a good image great? Why do some photos succeed while others fail? Members review and discuss renowned photographers and what makes their work inspirational.
28 October - updated
Judging Deconstructed – Like a competition, only better! Members submit images on the theme of "Anything with Wheels", which are judged by... teams of other members!
Hand-in for "open" competition
Special Projects Evening – Video, AV, time lapse photography and photo essay techniques will be reviewed in this session in preparation for projects in the new year.
“Open” Competition results – The judge’s verdict!
Outdoor Night-time Photography with Tom Marsh – A tutored session at Cauldron Falls, West Burton. Bring cameras, tripods and scarves.
25 November - updated
Night-time Photography Follow-up – A review of the results from last week's session. Also, a review of video and time lapse photography techniques in preparation for projects in the new year.
NYSDPA - Silver Salver results – The judge’s verdict!
9 December - updated
Members Look & Learn – Bring along two or three images to share and discuss with other members. Also, a review of AV and photo essay techniques in preparation for projects in the new year.
Yuletide Social & Print Swap
6 January 2020
It's a DPI Knockout – A fun contest where images go head to head and members decide the winner.
NYSDPA Inter-club Competition results – Find out who’s top in the region!
Hand-in for “flora” competition
Video, AV and time lapse photography – Members share their projects.
“Flora” competition results – The judge’s verdict!
Portraits Workshop – A practical session aimed at improving techniques for shooting casual indoor portraits.
PRESENTATION John Devlin and Mike Berry present "An Engaging Evening With..." – A unique show featuring questions and stories and humour aplenty, and of course some amazing images.
Portraits Follow-up – How did the 3 February session go?
Hand-in for "abandoned" competition
Members' Workshop – Open session to help each other tackle challenges with anything photography-related: techniques, equipment, software etc.
"Abandoned" competition results – The judge's verdict!
PRESENTATION Miles Langthorne – Wild wildlife.
Hand-in for Annual Competition
Photo Essays – Members share their projects.
Annual Competition results – The judge’s verdict!
Annual General Meeting
Annual Dinner & Prize Giving