Year: 2019



2nd Print Competition 2019-2020 Season

The second Print competition of the 2019-20 season took place on Tuesday the 3rd of December. Many Thanks go to the judge for this round of the competition, David Stout ARPS DPAGB EFIAP PPSA, of Whickham Photographic Club who delivered members constructive feedback on all images submitted.   As agreed at the AGM the competition was judged on the one evening with separate competitions for Beginner and Advanced workers in both Colour & Mono. At the AGM it was also agreed that the number of images awarded a numbered position or highly commended would be made proportional to the number of entries for the competition, it was left to the competition secretary and committee to Read More …



Council Meeting Minutes – 11th September 2019

Meeting started 7.35 Present Dave Best (DB) President Kevin Hilton (KH) Secretary Gerry Adcock (GA) External Competition Secretary Stephen Smith (SS) Marketing Officer Committee members Adrian Christer (AC) Graham Bradshaw (GB) Apologies – Mavis McCormick (MM), Gerry Stephens (GS), David Theobald (DT), Rob Halliburton (RH), Val Johnston (VJ), Mike Ward (MW) Previous minutes were agreed as correct. There were no matters arising.   AGENDA Subscriptions, Donations, Sponsorship, money: KH £8 donations from the Exhibition. £25 from print sales. £200 from walk sponsorship. DB £136 from walk sponsorship. £22 from Smartie Tube donations. Subscriptions 33 paid, 17 yet unpaid, 4 new members, Discussed using sponsorship for a new sound system and Logan mount cutter.Some members were Read More …



1st Print Competition 2019-2020 Season

Congratulations to all our members who had their images awarded placings in our 1st Print competition of this 2019 – 2020 season.   In the Mono Print Competition the winners are: 1st Mono – Robert – Danny Brannigan (Adv) 2nd Mono – Cumbrian Crepusculars – Elspeth Peddie (Beg) 3rd Mono – Arther – Val Johnston (Adv) 4th Mono – Dunstanburgh – Barry Turnbull (Adv) 5th Mono – Black Night – Neville Holmes (Beg) Mono HC – Do You Remember When? – Gerry Stephens (Adv) Mono HC – Puffin – Stephen Smith (Adv) Mono HC – Gossamer Threads – Angus Reid (Beg) Mono HC – Rachel – Gerry Adcock (Adv) Mono HC – Sage – Adrian Read More …



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 …