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

Ollie Taylor is an international award winning landscape astrophotographer from Dorset. His passion for night photography ignited in Iceland in 2011. LANDSCAPE ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY – My ten year journey – An evening with Ollie Taylor
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

Competition News

The 3rd Print Competition of the season was held on 4th February 2020 at the Torch Centre. The judge for the evening was Alan Porrett from Whitley Bay 3rd Print Competition Results 2019-2020
Our inaugural foray into an externally judged PDI competition took place on the 7th January 2020. Our judge for the evening was Malcolm Boyd from Castleside Externally Judged PDI - 7th Jan 2020
 
The 2nd Internal PDI Competition themed 'Abandoned' is now open for voting.
The form will be open till 15th January.
Please view the images
2nd PDI Competition 2019-20 Season - Abandoned



    • LANDSCAPE ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY – My ten year journey – An evening with Ollie Taylor - 3rd March 2020 - 7:30 pm
    • Ollie Taylor is an international award winning landscape astrophotographer from Dorset. His passion for night photography ignited in Iceland in 2011. He has gone on to establish an international reputation and run very successful astrophotography workshops across Europe.   Take this opportunity to explore exquisite night landscapes from fabulous European locations in the company of…

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


    • An evening with Rod Ireland - 10th March 2020 - 7:30 pm
    • Rod Ireland is a full-time professional photographer living in the Lake District. He runs photography workshops & holidays as well as exhibiting and selling his own landscape work. Each year he curates “The Northern Photography and Video Show” which debuted in 2016. In combination with his photographic interests, he’s a qualified Mountain Leader and John…

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