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

New for the 2019 to 2020 season Hexham and District Photographic Society are pleased to announce the introduction of a series of workshops available exclusively Photography Workshops Launch
Hexham Photographic Society will be attending the forthcoming Community Showcase event in the Wentworth Leisure Centre on Saturday 31st August. The FREE Hexham Community Group Showcase
Hexham & District Photographic Society is pleased to announce that the annual exhibition of member's images, is now open until the 18th of August 2019 Annual Exhibition Opens

Competition News

The 3rd PDI Competition was Judged Online by members ending on 2nd April 2019. This is the update for the results of the competition plus the accrued 3rd PDI Competition Winners 2018-19
Hello all members,


The 3rd PDI competition on the theme of ‘Architecture’ is now open for voting!


Please see below galley for
3rd PDI Competition 2018-19
The winners of the 2nd PDI Competition of 2018-19 season are here:-


Danny Brannigan

Danny Brannigan

2nd PDI Competition Winners 2018-19

    • George Ledger – My journey into Sports Photography - 24th September 2019 - 7:30 pm
    • In 2010 George retired from his ‘proper’ job and needed something to fill his time. In a daft moment after seeing a report on the ‘up and coming London Olympics’ he decided that he would become a Sports Photographer! Over the next few years he spent a lot of time sending emails, making telephone calls…

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

    • Mark Benjamin – Early photographers of Hexham and Tynedale - 1st October 2019 - 7:30 pm
    • Tonight Mark Benjamin from the Hexham Historical Society will take us back in time to look at some of the 19th century photographers of west Northumberland, with particular reference to Edward Backhouse and John Mounsey.

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