Welcome to Hexham and District Photographic Society, founded in 1947 by Donald Low

Seventy years on our friendly membership comprises a range of abilities from beginners, to accredited and professional photographers, they cover a broad spectrum of photographic interests, including (but not limited to): landscape, portraiture, sport, wildlife, street, documentary and abstract photography. The majority of our members have made the move to digital photography, however there are still some keen film users among us.

Latest News

In 2018, the year of ICE's 200th birthday, ICE North East is launching a new Stephenson's Newcastle leaflet to celebrate the lives and works of George Photography Competition - Stephenson's Newcastle
Hexham Photographic Society are pleased to announce that the opening of our 2017 annual exhibition took place this evening. The exhibition is once again Annual Exhibition 2017 Now Open.
The Tyne Rivers Trust are asking for photographers to enter their images of the Tyne Catchment for the 2017 photo competition. Images must have been taken Tyne Rivers Trust - calls for river photos again
Date: 25/04/2017
Location: Forum Cinema, Hexham
Time: 7pm - 10pm
Free entry to our members & their partners
Open to the public - £5 donation
An Evening with Jack Lowe - The Lifeboat Station Project
The annual NCPF South Tyne area Inter Club Print competition was hosted at Hexham 28th February 2017, this year the Judge was Malcolm Kus ARPS EFIAP DPAGB. NCPF South Tyne Area Interclub Print Competition

Competition News

Our First PDI Competition results were presented at our club night on 19th September. The Theme REFLECTIONS was well represented and judged by our members.



First PDI Competition Results 2017-18
Calling all eagle-eyed photographers! Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership are looking to produce a calendar for 2018 to showcase the diversity and Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership Photographic Competition
Please browse the images below, click on the image to view at full size.

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1st PDI Competition 2017/18
The results of the last round of this seasons PDI competition were announced on Tuesday the 18th April. The results are as follows:

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3rd PDI Competition "Humour" Results
Our last Print Competition of the season - 'Print of the Year' was held at the Torch Centre on Tuesday 11th April 2017. We had an excellent entry this Print Of The Year 2017

    • An Evening with Sarah Loveland - 26th September 2017 - 7:30 pm
    • Based in Hexham, Sarah has been a professional photographer since 2001 and has a background in portrait photography. Sarah now splits here time between the portrait studio, teaching photography and her own photography. Sarah loves capturing the beauty in the ordinary, shooting using both digital and on film.

    • Where: The Torch Centre, Corbridge Road, Hexham, NE46 1QS

    • Beamish – The Photography Shop & other photo opportunities. - 3rd October 2017 - 7:30 pm
    • We are pleased to welcome Matthew Henderson from Beamish, who will talk about the history of the JR & D Edis Photographers exhibit at the museum. He will also give us an insight into what’s coming during the season, so you can mark your calendar with great photo opportunities.

    • Where: The Torch Centre, Corbridge Road, Hexham, NE46 1QS