PROGRAMME October 2020 - May 2021
Meetings start at 7.30pm at the Leyburn Bolton Arms, unless otherwise stated.
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.
12 October 2020
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.
17 October (Saturday)
Natural history outing
Night photography and light painting – walk-throughs with Mark Ashcroft and Paul Taylor
Natural history outing follow up and studio practical with Neil Wilmore
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.
PRESENTATION John Clare – something completely different: a review of photography in album covers
Hand-in for “Open” competition
16 November (or later in the week if weather is inclement)
Night photography and/or light painting – we venture out into the wilds with cameras and torches and scarves
“Open” Competition results – The judge’s verdict (David Boath)
NYSDPA – Silver Salver results – The judge’s verdict!
Night photography follow up
PRESENTATION Glenys Garnett – fine art inspiration and techniques
Yuletide Social & Print Swap
11 January 2021
NYSDPA Inter-club Competition results – Find out who’s top in the region!
Hand-in for “Movement” competition
You are the judge! – Informal competition of “Abstract” DPIs
PRESENTATION Charlotte Graham – award winning and widely published photographer presents her images of people from the region
“Movement” competition results – The judge’s verdict (Miles Langthorne)
Fine art photography – a practical how-to session with Christine Carr
DPI Knockout – rapid-fire fun in photographic head-to-head
Hand-in for “Dramatic Weather” competition
PRESENTATION Guy Carpenter – well known and much admired photographer shares his love of reporting life in the Dales
“Dramatic Weather” competition results – The judge’s verdict (Colin Hugill)
Open session – get feedback, ask technical questions, it’s up to you!
13 March (Saturday)
Street photography outing (Durham)
Workflows revealed – members share their techniques for getting results
PRESENTATION Guy and Paula Davies – guest presentation of photography, including a review of Permajet printing paper
Hand-in for Annual Competition
Equipment demo – a hands-on look at the Phase One XT camera system, which marries medium format sensors with Rodenstock optics, from photography specialists Teamwork Digital
Annual Competition results – The judge’s verdict (Stephen Fowler)
Street photography follow up
Sunset Landscape – an outdoors practical session
Sunset Landscape follow up session & Annual General Meeting
Annual Awards Dinner