Welcome to Hexham and District Photographic Society, founded in 1947 by Donald Low

Seventy years on our friendly membership comprises a range of abilities from beginners, to accredited and professional photographers, they cover a broad spectrum of photographic interests, including (but not limited to): landscape, portraiture, sport, wildlife, street, documentary and abstract photography. The majority of our members have made the move to digital photography, however there are still some keen film users among us.

Latest News

The Internally Judged PDI Competition on the subject "Vintage signs" is now open for judging.

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2nd Internally Judged PDI Competition
Below are the winning images from the 1st Internally judged PDI competition on the subject of "Hands". Thanks to everyone who took part in the competition Results of the 1st Internally Judged PDI Competition
The first PDI competition of the season took place on Tuesday 13th October. via Zoom. The meeting was well attended and the judge Keith Archer CPAGB from 1st PDI Competition Results

Competition News

Following the decision by the club committee and council members, that this years traditional Print of the year competition should continue in a digital Image of the Year Competition Results 2019-20

The Smartphone PDI internal Competition is now open for voting.

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Voting 3rd PDI Comp 2020 - Smartphone Photos

The 3rd Print Competition of the season was held on 4th February 2020 at the Torch Centre. The judge for the evening was Alan Porrett from Whitley Bay 3rd Print Competition Results 2019-2020


    • Closing Date – 3rd PDI Competition - 2nd February 2021 - 12:00 am
    • Today is the closing date for the 3rd PDI competition. Competition details & rules can be found here.

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    • 'Intentional Camera Movement' – Andrew Gray - 16th February 2021 - 7:25 pm
    • Andy Gray is a landscape photographer based on the Northumberland coast. But he’s a landscape photographer with a difference.  He has made the skill of intentional camera movement into an art, creating stunning atmospheric images of Northumberland. Says Andy, “I’m a image maker based in a small rural Northumbrian village only two fields away from…

    • Where: The Torch Centre, Corbridge Road,, Hexham, NE46 1QS