Photography Competition – Stephenson’s Newcastle

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 and Robert Stephenson. We are seeking photography of a list of locations which will form the basis of this new leaflet.   The photography competition is open to amateurs and professionals – schools, colleges, universities, photography clubs, members of the public, as well as industry colleagues.     Choose from a list of significant civil engineering projects across the region, and send in your photograph. The winners will also receive a cash prize.   Entry deadline: 31 October 2017. More details can be found in the following PDF on Read More …

This post was written by: Stephen Smith on 21st, September 2017

Annual Exhibition 2017 Now Open.

Hexham Photographic Society are pleased to announce that the opening of our 2017 annual exhibition took place this evening. The exhibition is once again being hosted by Hexham Abbey and can be found in the North Transept.     This exhibition has grown on last year and features around 80 prints plus many digital images produced by our members. In addition the organising committee have worked hard to improve the display and the lighting of the images to enhance visitors enjoyment of the work. Visiting is free and the event is open between 9am and 5pm daily until the 27th August, address details can be found by clicking here.      

This post was written by: Stephen Smith on 14th, August 2017

Tyne Rivers Trust – calls for river photos again

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 this year and have the River Tyne or one of its tributaries as the subject. Last year Hexham member Bob Turner had his winter image of the Tyne at Hexham selected as the December image for the calendar.     The winning images will be used in the Tyne Rivers Trust 2018 Calendar which will be sold to raise money for the Trust’s work of conserving and regenerating the river. Similarly to 2016, the production costs of the calendar will be supported by EGGER which means that all the Read More …

This post was written by: Stephen Smith on 28th, June 2017

An Evening with Jack Lowe – The Lifeboat Station Project

Date: 25/04/2017 Location: Forum Cinema, Hexham Time: 7pm – 10pm Free entry to our members & their partners Open to the public – £5 donation on the door, which will be given to the RNLI   The last night of our 2016-17 season sees us move to the Forum Cinema in Hexham for a keynote speech by Newcastle based photographer, Jack Lowe. From the tender age of 8, Jack had two major ambitions — to become a professional photographer and a lifeboatman. Now he’s created one of the largest projects ever undertaken in the history of photography — a body of beautiful, engaging work that has become Jack’s full-time occupation.   Travelling in his mobile darkroom (a decommissioned NHS ambulance), Jack uses an Read More …

This post was written by: Rob Halliburton on 12th, April 2017

NCPF South Tyne Area Interclub Print Competition

South Tyne Interclub Print Competition - Down and out in Warsaw - 25 - Adrian Chryster

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.  A total of 6 clubs took part with each club submitting 10 prints, images were judged and given a mark out of 30.   This year Hexhams entry comprised of and scored as follows: Friends – 24 – Gerry Adcock Forever the champ – 28 – Gerry Adcock The Wave – 27 – Rob Halliburton Feeling the strain – 29 – George Ledger Down and out in Warsaw – 25 – Adrian Chryster Eyes Wide Shut – 25 – George Ledger Gants Hill Tube Station – 26 – Read More …

This post was written by: Stephen Smith on 10th, March 2017