Programme September 2019 – April 2020

Actual as of 19 June. 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

23 September

PRESENTATION Some Meanders in New Zealand – John Heslegrave takes us on a trip round this fascinating country.

30 September

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

What makes a good image great? A review and discussion of renowned photographers and their work.

14 October

PRESENTATION John Webster – Light & Inspiration... a presentation from one of North Yorkshire's unique talents.

21 October

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!

28 October

Members' Workshop – Open session to help each other tackle challenges with anything photography-related: techniques, equipment, software etc.

Hand-in for "open" competition

4 November

Special Projects Evening – Video, AV, time lapse photography and photo essay techniques will be reviewed in this session in preparation for projects for the new year.

11 November

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

18 November

Outdoor Night-time Photography with Tom Marsh – A tutored session, venue to be confirmed. Bring cameras, tripods and scarves.

25 November

Night-time Photography Follow-up – A review of the results from last week's session.

2 December

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

9 December

Members Look & Learn – Bring along two or three images to share and discuss with other members.

16 December

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.

13 January

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

Hand-in for “flora” competition

20 January

Video, AV and time lapse photography – Members share their projects.

27 January

“Flora” competition results – The judge’s verdict!

3 February

Portraits Workshop – A practical session aimed at improving techniques for shooting casual indoor portraits.

10 February

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.

17 February

Portraits Follow-up – How did the 3 February session go?

Hand-in for "abandoned" competition

24 February

Members' Workshop – Open session to help each other tackle challenges with anything photography-related: techniques, equipment, software etc.

2 March

"Abandoned" competition results – The judge's verdict!

2 March

"Abandoned" competition results – The judge’s verdict!

9 March

PRESENTATION Miles Langthorne – Wild wildlife.

Hand-in for Annual Competition

16 March

Photo Essays – Members share their projects.

23 March

Annual Competition results – The judge’s verdict!

30 March

Annual General Meeting

6 April

Annual Dinner & Prize Giving