Year: 2018



2nd Print Competition Results 2018-19 Season

Congratulations to the winners of the 2nd Print Competition of this season.   The Judge David Illingworth from Throckley gave a comprehensive review of every image which I’m sure was welcomed my all members!   Thank You David for your excellent Judging.   Mono Results: Position Author Title Category 1st Bob Turner Eiffel Tower Impression A 2nd Peter Newman It Could Only Be Italy A 3rd (Best B) Stephen Smith Sycamore Gap In Winter B 4th Angus Reid Can We Be Friends B 5th Rob Halliburton Misty Graveyard A HC Gerry Adcock The Rebel A HC Gerry Stephens Forgotten Age A HC Rob Halliburton Shaped By The Wind A HC Angus Reid Emmanuel Head Lindisfarne B Read More …



Hexham Courant – Calling All Local Photographers

Danny Brannigan

Page 37 of the 29.11.18 Hexham Courant has a call for local photographers. The ‘Best Snaps of the Season’ featuring Tynedale are wanted by December the 14th.   “The aim of the community project is to reflect what the county means to different people, whilst giving local photographers an opportunity to exhibit their work on a professional platform.”   Submission are to be posted on Instagram with title and #OurTynedale and @hexhamcourant. The most popular pictures online will be in with a chance of being selected to feature in a future issue of the Courant and will be accompanied by a short biography about the photographer.



Kielder Assignment 15.12.18

Hexham and District Photographic Society members are invited to take part in this Photography Assignment at Kielder on Saturday the 15th December. The assignment may involve two parts for those interested.   Part one will involve pictures taken during the day around the Kielder National Park. Bearing in mind that once a parking ticket has been purchased at Kielder it allows you to park with that ticket in any of the Kielder car parks, this gives the opportunity to visit a number of points of interest. The dam, the castle, the viaduct, and the north shore path, which has a number of art installations along its route, and not to forget Leaplish with its Ferry Read More …



Charity Calendars for the Boatside Inn

Matt Cawood, the Landlord of the Boatside Inn at Warden, took delivery of 100 Planner style Charity Calendars for 2019 and 150 Christmas cards, produced by members of Hexham & District Photographic Society at the end of October.   The Calendars are on sale in the Boatside Inn for £12.50 and will be raising money for the Emma Newton fund. Emma Newton was a Performing Arts student who was killed when a tree fell on her car. The charity, set up by her parents, supports young people wanting a career in the Performing Arts.   The idea of the planner came up in discussion with Matt who was initially looking for prints from members of Read More …



1st Print Competition Winners 2018-19 Season

Congratulations to the winners of the 1st Print Competition of this season.   The Judge Tony Potter is one of the top judges in the country and made a very fair assessment of each image and had something positive to say about every image.   Thank You Tony for your excellent Judging.   Mono:     Colour: