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

Hexham Photographic Society are pleased to announce that our 2018 Summer Exhibition opened this evening, 13th August and will be open daily until Sunday Summer Exhibition 2018 - VOYAGER
Hexham & District Photographic Societies 2018 Annual Exhibition has been themed "Voyager" to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Voyager 1 and Annual Exhibition Commemorative Book
Hexham Photographic Society member and now club secretary Kevin Hilton put his best foot forward back in May in an effort to raise much needed funds towards Kev's 'Off the Rails' 30 Mile Walk

Competition News

The 1st DPI Competition 'A Touch of Red is now open for voting.

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1st PDI Competition 2018-19 Season
The 1st PDI competition this time is on the theme 'A Touch of Red'


This fun competition is open to club members only but the results will
1st PDI Competition 2018-19 season
This years excellent keynote by nationally acclaimed photographer, Ian Macdonald took place in the Forum Cinema on Tuesday the 24th April. The evening, Keynote & Annual Award Presentaions 2017-18 Season

    • Jill Roe: Digatalab – Newcastle's award winning photolab. - 30th October 2018 - 7:30 pm
    • Join us to hear Jill Roe, owner of Newcastle’s award winning photolab, Digitalab, talk about how they have managed to survive & thrive in today’s cut & thrust market.

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

    • Smartphone Challenge & Results of the 1st PDI Competition - 6th November 2018 - 7:30 pm
    • Time to ditch the expensive DSLRs & Mirror-less cameras & take up the smartphone challenge! Ten members who take part in the challenge will be asked to produce five images for projection using only their mobile phones. They will also be asked to nominate one of their images to enter into an on-the-night bit-of-fun competition, the winner of which will be chosen by the audience.

      Tonight also sees the results of the first in-house Projected Digital Image Competition.

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