Month: February 2017



Farne Islands Assignment June 2017

We have an upcoming assignment to the Farne Islands in June 2017. It will be lead by David Theobald on either Saturday 17th  or Saturday 24th June. Details of the trip is below –           ALL DAY BIRD WATCH (STAPLE ISLAND & INNER FARNE) This tour is particularly suitable for the enthusiastic ornithologist and photographer or anyone who wishes to spend more time observing the wealth of nesting species. The trip departs daily from Seahouses harbour between 9.30 and 10am prompt and only runs during the breeding season (May, June and July). It lasts approximately 6 hours and allows 2 hours on Staple Island in the morning and 2 hours on Read More …



3rd Open Print Competition 2017

3rd Open Print Competition 2017 Our final round of this season’s Open Print Competition was held at the Torch Centre in Hexham on 14th February 2017. The judge for the evening was John Tillotson from Penrith and District Camera Club. Many Thanks to John for an excellent evening.   The Results in the Mono Category were: 1st – Lunch on the Go – Rob Halliburton 2nd – Tyne Valley – Rob Halliburton 3rd – Looking Out – Stephen Smith 4th – Reflecting On Kielder – Barbara Austin  5th – Colliery Worker – Stephen Smith HC – Man Galloping on Horse – Barbara Austin     The Results of the Colour Category were: 1st – Westminster Evening – Read More …



3rd Advanced Print Competition

Judging was on Tuesday 7th February 2017 at our meeting hall at Hexham Torch Centre by Les Ayres MPAGB, EFIAP, EPSA, APAGB. Les is now retired and though still active in Penrith and District Camera Club has now taken a back seat from judging. Happy retirement Les!   The Results of the Mono category were: 1st – Taking Five – Danny Brannigan 2nd – Dave Best – Carving A Stairway To Heaven 3rd – Dave Best – Father at Christmas 4th – Bob Turner – Anyone For Tennis 5th – Alan McCormick – Whiskers Galore Highly Commended – Gerry Stephens – Across The Line Highly Commended – Gerry Stephens – Missing Highly Commended – Alan McCormick – The Falling Asleep Read More …