Year: 2019



Keynote speech from explorer, Conrad Dickinson 23/04/19

Conrad Poster

Join us for our end of season keynote speech & presentation night, with the famed British explorer, Conrad Dickinson at the Forum Cinema, Hexham – 7pm 23rd April 2019.   Conrad is a proud born and bred Northumbrian, who, apart from a spell as an Army Officer (specializing in Arctic Warfare) has spent the majority of his working career in the North East; successfully building his family business. However, he is probably better known for having put the North East and Britain on the map with his Polar Expeditions.   He is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and he has a passion for wildlife and photography. He is also an ambassador and patron Read More …



Tyne Valley Film Festival

The Hexham & District Photographic Society, working in partnership with the Forum Cinema, brings the film ‘Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay’ to Hexham as a part of the 2019 Tyne Valley Film Festival, in March.   Rob Halliburton, the Syllabus Secretary, has been liaising with David Nixon from the Forum, and Grant Scott, the producer, to secure the film as the Society’s recommendation for the festival.   The film will be screened on Sunday 31st March at 7pm, and will be FREE for the whole community to attend.   William ‘Bill’ Jay  (12 August 1940 – 10 May 2009) was a photographer, a writer on and advocate of photography, a curator, Read More …



3rd PDI Competition 2018-19

Hello all members,   The 3rd PDI competition on the theme of ‘Architecture’ is now open for voting!   Please see below galley for viewing the images (46 images in total. Voting is open until the 2nd of April at 23:59 hrs.     Click Here for the Voting Form   Good luck and enjoy the images.



2nd PDI Competition Winners 2018-19

The winners of the 2nd PDI Competition of 2018-19 season are here:- Member Points Position Danny Brannigan 17 1 Danny Brannigan 16 2 Ralph Wrighton 14 3 Barry Turnbull 14 3 Peter Newman 13 5 Graham Oliver 12 HC Adrian Christer 9 HC Eddie Ramsden 8 HC And the winning images are:  



3rd Print Competition Results 2018-19 Season

Our 3rd Print Competition of the season was held at the Torch Centre on 29th January 2019. The Judge was Keith Snell LRPS, EFIAP, PPSA from Cockermouth. Thank you Keith for an entertaining evening of judging. Mono Results: 1st Columns Gerry Adcock 2nd British Museum Impression Bob Turner 3rd Le Gondole Geoff Chrisp 4th Path To The Cross Gerry Adcock 5th Loneliness Bob Turner HC Dreaming Gerry Stephens HC Up And Over Geoff Chrisp HC Pieta Adrian Christer HC Tudor Tavern John Cole HC Classic Cat Angus Reid Colour Results: 1st Curlew In Cotton Grass Angus Reid 2nd We Are Not Amused Bob Turner 3rd Fallen Angel Gerry Adcock 4th Strata Various Geoff Chrisp 5th Read More …