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

19 October

Night photography and light painting – walk-throughs with Mark Ashcroft and Paul Taylor

26 October

Natural history outing follow up and studio practical with Neil Wilmore

2 November

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.

9 November

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

23 November

“Open” Competition results – The judge’s verdict (David Boath)

30 November

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

7 December

Night photography follow up

14 December

PRESENTATION Glenys Garnett – fine art inspiration and techniques

21 December

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

18 January

You are the judge! – Informal competition of “Abstract” DPIs

25 January

PRESENTATION Charlotte Graham – award winning and widely published photographer presents her images of people from the region

1 February

“Movement” competition results  – The judge’s verdict (Miles Langthorne)

8 February

Fine art photography – a practical how-to session with Christine Carr

15 February

DPI Knockout – rapid-fire fun in photographic head-to-head

Hand-in for “Dramatic Weather” competition

22 February

PRESENTATION Guy Carpenter – well known and much admired photographer shares his love of reporting life in the Dales

1 March

“Dramatic Weather” competition results – The judge’s verdict (Colin Hugill)

8 March

Open session – get feedback, ask technical questions, it’s up to you!

13 March (Saturday)

Street photography outing (Durham)

15 March

Workflows revealed – members share their techniques for getting results

22 March

PRESENTATION Guy and Paula Davies – guest presentation of photography, including a review of Permajet printing paper

Hand-in for Annual Competition

29 March

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

12 April

Annual Competition results – The judge’s verdict (Stephen Fowler)

19 April

Street photography follow up

26 April

Sunset Landscape – an outdoors practical session

10 May

Sunset Landscape follow up session & Annual General Meeting

17 May

Annual Awards Dinner