Category: Recent Activities

An Evening of Wonderful Wildlife

The evening of Monday 18th February saw a fascinating talk given by Shelley Knight from Doncaster Camera Club. She split the evening into two halves – her development into nature photography and then visits to Iceland. Shelley started the first

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It Was All “In” – Informal, Informative and Invaluable.

On the evening of the 11th February it was one of our regular “Informal Critique” nights. Everyone is invited to bring their digital images or prints along on the evening in order to receive a supportive critique in a non-competitive

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YPU Prints Reassessed – with surprising results

The prints from the Yorkshire Photographic Union (YPU) are on tour and on Monday 28th January arrived at Wakefield from Scarborough. The normal practice is just to display them for all to see but this year we adopted a different

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An Evening With The YPU President

On the evening of 14th January the club received the president of the Yorkshire Photographic Union , Alan Stopher CPAGB. Alan was presenting two topics – the YPU and its work and then his own photographic “journey”. As Alan explained

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A Lights Night With A Difference

On the evening of Monday 7th January we had one of John Gardner’s Lights Nights but this time with some very different models – David Kershaw and Nigel Hazell our outgoing and incoming secretaries! In actual fact the model John

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Annual Dinner and Awards 2018

The evening of Monday 17th December saw this year’s Annual Dinner take place at Brookhouse Club. The room was full with everyone looking their best and ready for the Christmas meal laid on by the staff of Brookhouse. There was

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The Best Prints of 2018 – The Annual Print Competition Is Judged

On Monday evening of 3rd December the club had the judging for the Annual Print Competition. Although there are many competitions, each with their own rules, throughout the year, there are two competitions reserved for the end of the year

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A Presidential Evening with no Trumps!

The President’s Night is an annual event organised by the President of the club and is usually a person or a topic close to the heart of the President. Tonight, President Steve A Wood asked a previous president to move

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John Gardner reflects on 2018

On the evening of Monday 26th November a packed room was treated to John Gardner’s Annual Retrospective evening. John is a highly regarded professional photographer who works both locally and nationally. He is a keen and very knowledgeable naturalist and has

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The 2018 David Lockton Challenge – The Results

On Monday evening there was an enthusiastic gathering of members for the David Lockton Challenge. The David Lockton Challenge is a brand new competition that has been dedicated to an ex-life-member who was always willing to share his knowledge and

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