Programme September 2017 – March 2018

11 September 2017

  1. Welcome to the new season
  2. Members show and tell - bring in the fruits of your labours over the summer break and tell us about what worked well and not so well. Either digital and/or printed images.

18 September 2017

Leyburn street challenge – street photography as the sun goes down, followed by a review of the results (starting at 7pm).

Hand-in for NYSDPA Inter-club and Silver Salver competitions

25 September 2017

Practical Demonstration from Paul Forster – The celebrated natural history photographer shows us how he achieves results. Don't forget to bring your camera and tripod if you like!

Hand-in for Open 1 Competition

2 October 2017 (note this has now changed; swapped with 23 September)

Table Top Photography – A practical session to learn more about our equipment, using still life subjects. Don't forget to bring your camera and tripod.

9 October 2017

Open 1 Competition Results – The judge’s verdict!

16 October 2017

  1. Competition Follow-up – A review of the judge’s suggestions from the Open 1 Competition.
  2. Phone Photo Competition – An informal, low-tech challenge that emphasises composition over post-production. Bring digital images from mobile phones, Go-Pro and similar devices or DSLRs with no post-production.

23 October 2017 (note this has now changed; swapped with 2 October)

Portraits – A practical session with the opportunity to experiment with lighting. Don't forget to bring your camera and tripod.

30 October 2017

  1. Table Top Follow-up – Bring in the results of last week’s session to share and compare results.
  2. Extraordinary General Meeting.

6 November 2017

The Dales Grid Project – A presentation from Tom Marsh on this innovative local photography project.

Hand-in for subject (“On the Farm”) competition

13 November 2017

Member Presentations – Three members share their inspiration and ideas.

20 November 2017

Subject (“On the Farm”) Competition Results – The judge’s verdict!

27 November 2017

Silver Salver Results – The judge’s verdict!

4 December 2017

It’s a (DPI) Knockout – An informal competition where images go head to head and members decide the winner.

11 December 2017

Outdoors Practical – Festive Street Lights session in Bedale/Richmond/Anywhere Except Leyburn. Bring cameras and scarves.

18 December 2017

Yuletide Fun and Social (meet at the Golden Lion pub, Leyburn)

8 January 2018

Down Memory Lane – A presentation by Digby of the Club’s collection of early twentieth century glass lantern slides. Part of our Celebrating 60 Years in Wensleydale programme.

Hand-in for Open 2 Competition

15 January 2018

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

To coincide with the relatively short NYSDPA meeting we will also have a short and informal committee meeting in order (a) to confirm the Club meetings planned for the second half of the season and (b) to start planning next season.  

22 January 2018

Portraits – A second practical session, this time using studio lights and colour gels. Bring cameras and tripods.

29 January 2018

Open 2 Competition Results – The judge’s verdict!

5 February 2018

York Street Photography – Review and critique of members’ images taken at the autumn outing.

Hand-in for Annual Competitions

12 February 2018

Norway’s Secret Beauty – A presentation by celebrated photographer Jed Wee on the the special allure of Norway.

19 February 2018

Annual DPI Competition Results – The judge’s verdict!

26 February 2018

The Falkland Islands Revealed – Views from one of the UK’s most remote outposts, presented by Len Shepherd.  

5 March 2018

Annual Prints Competition Results – The judge’s verdict!

12 March 2018

Street Photography Presentation – Phil Robbins shares his experiences and tips.

19 March 2018

Annual General Meeting

26 March 2018

Annual dinner for club members to socialise and awards to be given out.