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

Hexham & District Photographic Society are pleased to announce the resumption of physical meetings at the Torch Centre from Tuesday, September 1st Resumption of Physical Meetings
In light of the rapidly changing situation with regard to the spread of the coronavirus and the most recent government advice, Hexham & District Photographic Closure for the remainder of the 2019-20 season
Ollie Taylor is an international award winning landscape astrophotographer from Dorset. His passion for night photography ignited in Iceland in 2011. LANDSCAPE ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY – My ten year journey – An evening with Ollie Taylor

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.

Click Here to access the voting form.
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 – Internal PDI ‘Hands’ - 29th September 2020 - 12:00 am
    • Today is the closing date for the internal PDI competition, the subject is “Hands”. Competition details & rules can be found here.

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    • Closing Date – 2nd PDI Competition - 27th October 2020 - 12:00 am
    • Today is the closing date for the 2nd PDI competition. Competition details & rules can be found here.

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