Year: 2019



Summer Exhibition Book PDF’s

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1st PDI Competition 2019-20 (Circles)

The subject for the 1st round of the competition is ‘Circles’   Please select you favourites from members images below, and use the voting form to send your selections. Voting is open for all of October 2019.   Click here to open the voting form.    



Geoff Chrisp ARPS

ARPS Travel Panel: ‘Statement of Intent’ Newcastle upon Tyne has transformed over the years from its former industrial based heritage into a vibrant, modern city. Through time the city’s architecture has evolved to meet the changing needs of the modern world. It is generally a busy city however when exploring many quieter areas can also be found. The cities architecture is admired and enjoyed by locals and tourists alike.   My aim with this portfolio is to capture a sense of time and place showing Newcastle upon Tyne as it is today, by concentrating on images of the cities mix of classic and modern architecture.   The hanging plan for Geoff’s ARPS panel: The Gallery Read More …



Photography Workshops Launch

Workshops

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 to society members. The workshops selected for this season cover a range of photographic genres, carefully selected to cater for a broad range of interests as well as levels of photographic skills.   For many years the society has organised assignments offering members the opportunity to meet up in different locations, capture images and produce prints to be presented on members nights. Following feedback from members it was decided that this should be enhanced and made into more of a workshop format by offering three distinct parts: The “Pre Meet” Read More …



Hexham Community Group Showcase

Hexham Photographic Society will be attending the forthcoming Community Showcase event in the Wentworth Leisure Centre on Saturday 31st August. The FREE event is being held by Hexham Community Partnership and is supported by the Tynedale Lions.     Open to the public 10am till 2pm, the event is an opportunity to learn more about Hexham Photographic Society, what we have on our syllabus this year and to talk to existing members of the society. We look forward to meeting you there.



Council Minutes 10.7.19

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2019 Annual Exhibition Opens

Hexham & District Photographic Society is pleased to announce that the annual exhibition of member’s images, is now open until the 18th of August in the North Transept of Hexham Abbey. The exhibition reflects the diverse range of interests of the societies membership, with over 60 stunning prints and digital images all produced by the members of the society. Society vice-president Gerry Stephens said: “The event has attracted thousands of visitors in the past, so it would be great to see the same turn out again this year.”     This year, work by photographers such as Danny Brannigan, Lesley Middleton, Sheila Stranger and Dave Strother will be featured. The exhibition is open daily from 10:00 Read More …



Council Meeting – 7:35, 8th May 2019 – Hexham

Present – Dave Best (DB) – President Mavis McCormick (MM) – Previous President Kevin Hilton (KH) – Secretary David Theobald (DT) – Internal Competitions Secretary Gerry Adcock (GA) – External Competitions Secretary Stephen Smith (SS) Marketing Officer Committee members – Adrian Christer (AC), Val Johnston (VJ), Mike Ward (MW), Graham Bradshaw. Apologies – Gerry Stephens (GS), Rob Haliburton (RH), Previous minutes were agreed as correct. There were no matters arising. Reports – Dave Best (DB) – President. Nothing to report. Kevin Hilton (KH) – Secretary/Social Secretary. Besides sourcing donations for the 14th May sponsored walk, he has been developing content for an external fundraiser Wildflower Photography Workshop for Beginners. He has been for a recce Read More …



3rd PDI Competition Winners 2018-19

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 points during the season. Member Points Position Adrian Christer 35 1 Peter Newman 21 2 Sheila Stanger 15 3 Stuart Fothergill 8 4 Peter Newman 5 5 Angus Reid 4 HC Danny Brannigan 4 HC Rob Halliburton 4 HC The images are below:- The overall points for the 3 PDI competitions:- Member Member # 1st Comp 2nd Comp 3rd Comp Total Adrian Christer 91 11 9 35 55 Danny Brannigan 62 8 33 4 45 Barry Turnbull 69 28 14 42 Peter Newman 100 13 26 39 Angus Read More …