Month: May 2016

Going round in circles

The subject of the May Online Competition was “Circles” and a handful of members had a good go at finding this geometric model in various aspects of life. As usual it is always interesting to see how people interpret a

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Informal and informative

On Monday evening 23rd May the club held one of its regular informal A4 critique evenings. At these anyone can submit an A4 print for a leading club member to comment on. The aim is to give feedback within a

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It definitely wasn’t rude – a guide to the genre of nude photography.

The evening of Monday 16th May saw over 40 members enjoying a really informative talk by John McNairn entitled “Nude not Rude”. The aim was not to describe the ideal camera settings or lighting but to inform about the whole

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It certainly worked for Trevor

Each month Digital Photo magazine (one of the most popular photography magazines) gives guidance on a variety of techniques, both “in camera” and in the use of Photoshop software. Readers are invited to try out the technique and send in

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To Shangri-La with a camera

On Monday evening May the club hosted a presentation by   Colin New entitled From Hanoi to Shangri La. Colin’s professional training was at Bretton Hall but, although all the clichés about childhood box brownies are true in his case, it wasn’t until

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Harmony or Discord? – The April Online competition results are in

It’s a bit late this month because of being busy with the YPU Assembly and Exhibition but I’m now ready to tell you the results. Sally Robinson was the judge this time and to be fair to her she did

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YPU Exhibition off to a flyer

  The 2016 Yorkshire Photographic Union (YPU) Exhibition had a wonderful opening day with an estimate of over 300 people attending. There are 200 prints and 200 digital images excellently displayed in the Old Restaurant of Wakefield Town Hall. The

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It’s only a few days away!

As I’m sure most of you know, the Yorkshire Photographic Union Assembly and Exhibition will open in only a few days. This is the premier photographic exhibition in the county each year, representing the best work in all the clubs

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