Programme September 2018 – April 2019

Please note that this is the final version of our 18/19 Programme as at 23rd July 2018 but it may still be subject to change

17 September

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

24 September

It’s a (DPI) Knockout – A fun contest where images go head to head and members decide the winner.

1 October

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.

Hand-in for Informal “Food & Drink” Competition

8 October

Joanne Coates – Magenta Emerging Talent Winner 2016 tells us about her documentary approach to everyday stories.

15 October

Informal “ Food & Drink” Competition results – The judge’s verdict!

22 October

Guess the Location – Iconic locations near and far!

29 October

Member Presentations – Three members share their inspiration and ideas.

5 November

Bonfire Night on The Shawl in Leyburn – Capturing fireworks and night-time festivities. Bring cameras and scarves.  

Hand-in for Formal “Open” Competition

12 November

Phones & Tablets: not just for selfies – techniques, apps and tips on how to get the best out of your other camera.

19 November

Formal “Open” Competition results – The judge’s verdict!

26 November

My Favourite Lens – Members are invited to show off their favourite lens and share their experiences and tips.

3 December

NYSDPA - Silver Salver results – The judge’s verdict!

Hand-in for Informal “Odd One Out” Competition

10 December

1-2-1 Tutorials – The opportunity for beginner and intermediate members to put their questions to a more experienced colleague on anything from equipment to post-production.

17 December

Informal “Odd One Out” Competition results – The judge’s verdict!                                                                          

Yuletide Social

Christmas and New Year break

7 January

Dave Coates – Award-winning photographer presents A Moment in Time, a 35mm Film Slide Show spanning fifty years.

Hand-in for Formal “Transport” Competition

14 January

NYSDPA Inter-club Competition results – Find out who’s top in the region!

21 January

Formal “Transport” Competition results – The judge’s verdict!

28 January

Macro Photography – Neil Wilmore demonstrates equipment and techniques for shooting and processing images that reveal a whole new, tiny world.

4 February

Sports Photography – Share images, experiences and tips on the challenges of capturing action shots, the more unusual the sport the better!

Hand-in for Informal “Village Life” Competition

11 February

David Speight – Pro-photographer presents Lost in the Landscape, an insight into how he searches out roads less travelled and vistas less photographed, plus tips on camera technique and equipment, composition and shoot/location planning.

18 February

Informal “Village Life” Competition results – The judge’s verdict!

25 February

Perspectives on Japan – Neil Wilmore and Michael Kentish present images from their recent trips to this fascinating country.

Hand-in for Formal “Emotion” Competition

4 March

Amanda Hodgson – cancelled due to illness. We will instead hold a members' technical evening.

11 March

Formal “Emotion” Competition results – The judge’s verdict!

Hand-in for Annual Competitions

18 March

Mike Wood - Historian from the Richmondshire Museum presents a history of photography concentrating on stereo photography, complete with the chance to try out stereo viewers and slides from his collection.

25 March

Annual Competitions results – The judge’s verdict!

1 April

Annual General Meeting

8 April

Annual Dinner