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Studio Lighting Workshops
Posted on Fri 9 Feb 2024

Introducing Andante Photography Training!

We’d like to introduce ourselves to you and your members.

We’re Andante Photography Training - founded by two passionate photographers  with years of experience in photography, studio lighting...

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Steve Race Talk
Posted on Thu 25 Jan 2024

On Thursday 15th. February  Kirkbymoorside & District Camera Club will be hosting a talk by award winning wildlife photographer Steve Race, with his talk “Life on the Ledge, Bempton Cliffs”.

We’d be very grateful if you would like to advertise this talk...

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On Assignment - a unique photography course in a special and beautiful location
Posted on Wed 15 Nov 2023
Dear Club Secretary,
We hope this email finds you well. We are writing to you to tell you about our residential photography course taking place in summer 2024 on the island of Easdale on Scotland’s west coast. 
 
Our ...
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Keighley Day reminder and Hot News
Posted on Tue 31 Oct 2023

OFFICIAL COMMUNICATION From the Yorkshire Photographic Union Information Portal

Hi Kevin Webb LRPS.,

To YPU Club Reps. and Club Secretaries

 

Would you please remind your members that time is running out to book a place at the YPU Keighley Day...

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Selby Abbey Exhibition 2023
Posted on Wed 30 Aug 2023

The winner of the public vote at the exhibition was the Black & White image of the bear with a fish in claws titled : This one's mine"  by member Neville Turton.

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YPU Exhibition 2023
Posted on Fri 26 May 2023

The 124th Annual Assembly and Exhibition took place on Saturday 20th May at Pontefract Town Hall.

2023 was a record year with 3797 entries submitted by 396 members of 47 clubs.

200 print entries and 240 PDI entries were selected for the exhibition and catalogue.

To quote...

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OFFICIAL COMMUNICATION From the Yorkshire Photographic Union Information Portal
Posted on Fri 5 May 2023

Hi Kevin Webb LRPS.,

To YPU Club Secretaries,

(Please note Email sent only to YPU Secretaries for further distribution)

I have received notice from the PAGB Awards Secretary, Daphne Hanson, about the trial of  two new levels of Photographic Merit now open to...

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OFFICIAL COMMUNICATION From the Yorkshire Photographic Union Information Portal
Posted on Fri 28 Apr 2023

Hi Kevin Webb LRPS.,

To YPU Club Secretaries,

Please pass on these details of the YPU Annual Exhibition 2023 to all of your club members.

(N.B. Email sent only to YPU Club Secretaries.)

The 2023 YPU Assembly and Exhibition – May 20th to May 24th...

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Photo North Festival : The Faversham, 1-5 Springfield Mount, Leeds LS2 9NG 24-26 March 2023.
Posted on Mon 6 Mar 2023

Dear Selby Camera Club, I trust this finds you well and thriving.

I hope you don’t mind us reaching out but thought NEWS of our 4th Photo North festival at The Faversham, Leeds 24-26 March 2023, would be of interest...
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On Assignment: New Easdale Photography Course for 2023
Posted on Mon 13 Feb 2023

Dear Secretary,

We are writing to you to ask whether you could let your members know about On Assignment - our new photography course launching this year on Easdale Island on Scotland’s stunning west coast.

Following on from the success of our previous courses over the last seven...

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OFFICIAL COMMUNICATION From the Yorkshire Photographic Union Information Portal
Posted on Wed 1 Feb 2023

 have had the following Email from Steve Bavill, President of Leeds Co-Op PS concerning the funeral service of the late Brian Hemsworth.

Please pass the information to your members.

 

Steve has asked me to collate for the numbers for Judith who are attending the...

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OFFICIAL COMMUNICATION From the Yorkshire Photographic Union Information Portal
Posted on Fri 11 Nov 2022

Hello YPU Club committee members,

 HAVE YOU MADE YOUR MEMBERS AWARE OF THIS EVENT?

The Annual Keighley Day has been held every year in memory of one of our founders, Alexander Keighley for many years.  Even through Covid we paid homage to the great man by hosting zoom...

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Residential Photography Courses on Easdale island
Posted on Tue 8 Nov 2022
Dear Club Secrerary,
We hope this email finds you well. We are writing to you to let you know about our upcoming residential photography courses taking place next summer on the unique and beautiful island of Easdale on Scotland’s west coast. 
Now in...
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OFFICIAL COMMUNICATION From the Yorkshire Photographic Union Information Portal
Posted on Mon 3 Oct 2022

Annual Keighley Event November 26th, 2022

See attached for details

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Nature Photography Classes – Nature Photography Speaker Series
Posted on Thu 22 Sep 2022

Greetings from across the way!

We haven’t met through my teaching, presentations, or workshops but I wanted to reach out ONE time (Yes, really one time) and let you know about a rather amazing group of nature photographers I have put together to speak this fall...

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Nature Photography Classes – Nature Photography Speaker Series
Posted on Thu 22 Sep 2022

Greetings from across the way!

We haven’t met through my teaching, presentations, or workshops but I wanted to reach out ONE time (Yes, really one time) and let you know about a rather amazing group of nature photographers I have put together to speak this fall...

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SELBY ABBEY EXHIBITION AUGUST 2022
Posted on Tue 30 Aug 2022

After an absence of two years it was great to once again be able to ask the public to vote for their favourite images from those entered into our annual print competition.

With great enthusiasm over 600 visitors viewed the pictures and made their choices.

It was a very close...

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Selby Library Exhibition 20-26 August
Posted on Sat 20 Aug 2022

Selby Camera Club is pleased to announce that we are exhibiting member’s images at Selby Library 20th – 26th August, ahead of a free to attend basic camera craft and photography training course being run at the Library on 27th August.

If you would like to attend the training session please...

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Selby Abbey Exhibition - August Bank Holiday
Posted on Sat 20 Aug 2022

Selby Camera Club is delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting members images at Selby Abbey during the August Bank Holiday – 27th – 29th August.

This annual showcase of our images always proves popular with the public and we have a vote by the public for the best image on display...

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Free Training Course Basic Photography & Camera Craft
Posted on Sat 20 Aug 2022

We are pleased to announce that a free to attend training course will be available at Selby Library on Saturday 27th August.

See the attached flyer for more information.

Please register your intent to join us at the library

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YPU Annual Exhibition and Assembly - Details
Posted on Fri 22 Apr 2022

Here is the flyer with details of this year's annual exhibition and assembly in Hull. 

Regards
      Kevin
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Annual Print Competition Part 1
Posted on Sat 26 Mar 2022

The results for this competition will be on the results page of the website after the weekend.

The website can only publish the results automatically when there is only a single category.

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Want to be on the Telly
Posted on Sat 5 Feb 2022
Hello,
I hope this email finds you well!
I work for Fremantle, a TV production company, and we are currently casting contestants for an exciting new gameshow!
We are looking for BIG CHARACTERS with great general knowledge who can blag...
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YPU Keighley Day 2021
Posted on Sat 13 Nov 2021

10:30hrs to 16:00hrs Saturday 20th November 2021


Due to the uncertainty of the situation concerning Covid-19 and the success of the 2020 event this year the Keighley Day presentations will again be carried out online using Zoom.

...

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The Pocklington Friends of St Leonards Hospice - Spring photographic Competition
Posted on Sat 1 May 2021

You are cordially invited to demonstrate your photographic talent by entering a competition to find the best 12 images, as judged by the very talented wildlife artist Robert Fuller.  The final 12 will be included in a printed calendar. The calendar will be published in 2022 and all proceeds...

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YPU ASSEMBLY 24TH APRIL 10.30AM
Posted on Sat 17 Apr 2021

Please find below a Zoom link to this year's YPU assembly, which is to take place virtually due to Covid regulations. 

 

The event will start promptly at 10.30am, members can and are encouraged to join from 10.15 in preparation. ...

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Member Training Programme – Assessment & Judging.
Posted on Thu 4 Mar 2021

On 27th February a number of enthusiastic club members spent a day learning techniques to critically appraise and assess images, under the guidance of Robert Helliwell ARPS who had developed the programme.

The day commenced with a review of why there is “No correct way to assess, critique...

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Events in the YPU Area in March
Posted on Fri 26 Feb 2021

March 1st – Viewfinder Photographic Society

Amy Bateman: 'My Life - Farming and Photography'

Monday, 1st March 2021 (7.00pm) via Zoom

...

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Events for Mid February in the YPU
Posted on Wed 10 Feb 2021
To YPU Clubs,
Please pass on to your members notices of events in mid-February 2021.
9th February onwards 
Sheffield Photographic Society Exhibition - Online
...
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Members are invited to the following YPU Club Zoom events during February.
Posted on Sat 30 Jan 2021
Feb 17th - 'Starting from Blank' lecture by Polina Plotnikova
hosted by Scarborough Camera Club (£3).
Feb 18th - 'A Mindful Approach to Photography' lecture by Paul Sanders hosted by Kirkbymoorside & District Camera Club (£5...
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DXO - FREE WEBINARS
Posted on Thu 28 Jan 2021

DXO are running free webinars on the Nik collection

Here is the link to the web site https://us9.campaign-archive.com/?u=b058b27bcd953bf0edb0c322f&id=41fd3e7...

...

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Of Mountains & Men - An invitation from Bishopthorpe CC
Posted on Wed 27 Jan 2021
Alex Buisse: Of Mountains and Men
Having developed a taste for Alpine climbing, Alex Buisse gave up an academic career in mathematics and computing to follow his dream of a more exciting and adventurous life. He is now a successful commercial adventure photographer...
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Residential Photography Courses on Easdale island
Posted on Wed 13 Jan 2021

Dear Club Secretary,

we hope this email finds you as well as can be expected in these trying times. We are writing to you to let you know about our upcoming residential photography courses taking place in Scotland on the unique and beautiful island of Easdale...

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Lecture Invitation from Scarborough CC - 13th Jan
Posted on Mon 4 Jan 2021
To YPU Clubs,
For your members - Enclosed is an invitation from Scarborough CC a lecture by Sharon and Robert Prenton Jones 'The Art of Presentation' on 13th Jan 2021 at 7.30pm, see PDF enclosed.  
Tickets are £3...
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FIAP Entry Selection - 2021 Colour Biennial
Posted on Sat 28 Nov 2020
To YPU Clubs,
The PAGB are inviting club members to take part in the selection process for the FIAP 2021 Colour Biennial.
Members may submit up to 12 images across the following three categories:
a. Creative...
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Harold Lightowler long time member dies Thursday 12th November
Posted on Fri 13 Nov 2020

I was informed today by Harold Lightowler’s  partner, that he died peacefully this morning in Dusewsbery hospital with chest complaints aged 86. He was a member of Selby camera club for many years, before moving to Pontefract camera club. C

Can we let the club know, some of the older...

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YPU Club Events November
Posted on Thu 12 Nov 2020
To YPU Club Secretaries,
Please pass on the enclosed PDF details of club events to your members.
November 19th - Lecture by Mik Critchlow hosted by Kirkbymoorside & District CC.
Zoom link...
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Invitation from Bishopthorpe Camera Club
Posted on Thu 29 Oct 2020

Bishopthorpe Camera Club zoom meeting Invitation; Paméla Aminou, 'When less is more', Tuesday 3 November, 7.30pm 

 

Bishopthorpe CC are delighted to announce the next speaker in our Autumn series; Paméla Aminou, on Tuesday 3 November, 7.30pm....

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Zoom Lecture Invitation from Bishopthorpe CC - Oct 20th
Posted on Sun 11 Oct 2020

Tuesday 20th October at 7.30pm Bishopthorpe Camera Club

Invite to a Zoom lecture by Dave Sandford of Ontario, Canada.

 

Bishopthorpe Camera Club are very pleased to host Dave Sandford from...

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Coming events in the YPU area
Posted on Fri 25 Sep 2020

Coming Events in the YPU Federation.

Please distribute to your club members.

Tuesday 15th December - Leeds Photographic Society – Joe Cornish

Titled 'Evolution and Revolution' Joe reflects on his life experiences illustrated with his...

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Event Day Nov 14th
Posted on Thu 10 Sep 2020
The 2020 Alexander Keighley Event Day will be held on Saturday 14th November by online using Zoom starting at 10:30am.
This year the YPU welcomes two star lecturers from across the Irish Sea, Ross McKelvey and Bob Given.
The day...
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Some coming events in the YPU area
Posted on Thu 10 Sep 2020

Coming events in the YPU area

 

Please distribute to your club members

S J Dean (YPU Secretary)

 

Huddersfield Photo...

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A Zoom lecture at Bishopthorpe CC _ Joe Houghton
Posted on Fri 28 Aug 2020

An invite to your members from Bishopthorpe Camera Club please pass on.

 

Joe Houghton,'My journey in Street Photography'

 

Bishopthorpe Camera Club is pleased...

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Zoom Lecture Invitation from Bishopthorpe CC - August 12th
Posted on Tue 4 Aug 2020

Zoom Meeting: Sam Gregory: More Than an Image,12th August, 7.30pm.

Sam Gregory is a landscape and fine art photographer based in Dorset. His work has featured in various...

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Settle Photographic Group - Online Exhibition
Posted on Mon 27 Jul 2020

To all YPU Clubs

Please distribute to your members

Settle Photographic Group’s Annual Exhibition online From 1st-31st August

Settle Photographic Group is not going to be defeated by...

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Hebden Bridge CC - On line Exhibition
Posted on Sat 18 Jul 2020

HEBDEN BRIDGE CAMERA CLUB ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020

 

The August Bank Holiday weekend will see the start of the popular Hebden Bridge Camera Club Annual Exhibition and, this year, owing to Covid 19 and the impracticalities of arranging a physical...

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YPU Exhibition 2020 Update News
Posted on Tue 30 Jun 2020

News update from the Yorkshire Photographic Union.

On behalf of the YPU Executive we sincerely hope that you are managing to stay safe and healthy during the Covid 19 outbreak, even if your photography has become a...

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Bishopthorpe Camera Club Zoom meeting
Posted on Thu 28 May 2020

Zoom Meeting: Astrid McGechan ‘Feel the Land – Photography & Emotion’

Tues 2nd June, 7.30pm

Bishopthorpe Camera Club are delighted that Astrid McGechan has agreed to give our first Zoom lecture...

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Welcome to Wensleydale Camera Club
Posted on Sun 17 May 2020
To YPU Clubs,
I am pleased to inform you that Wensleydale Camera Club have joined the Yorkshire Photographic Union.
In more normal times they meet at Leyburn Bolton Arms, Market Place, Leyburn on Monday evenings at 7....
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Photography Competition Query
Posted on Sun 17 May 2020

Hi,

I am one of the founders of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, and just recently launched the Comedy Pet Photography Awards.  We have created these competitions as a means of raising conservation and animal orphanage awareness, both serious topics,...
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British Photographic Assignment
Posted on Sun 17 May 2020
Hi Selby CC!
I hope you're well. I'm reaching out with a national Photography Assignment with potential high exposure for your club members. The British Photographic Assignment is a free to enter platform for photographers to share their work. Each year the...
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The YPU Clubs and the lockdown situation - From YPU President
Posted on Wed 6 May 2020

Dear YPU Club Member

I hope you and your family are all keeping well amidst these difficult times.

The current lockdown has been an unexpected upheaval and disappointment to YPU clubs happening at one of the busiest and most enjoyable times...

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A note from Sandra Elliott
Posted on Wed 29 Apr 2020

To YPU Club Secretaries and YPU Life Vice-Presidents,
Please forward this message to your club members.

On behalf of Sandra Elliott, wife of the late Tony Elliott,
I have been asked to convey her sincere thanks and appreciation of...

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Behind The Lens - John Downing MBE
Posted on Fri 17 Apr 2020

John Downing, who has died aged 79, was one of Fleet Street’s most respected photographers, with a career that spanned five decades and took him to more than 100 countries on all seven continents. He was ...

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How to Edit Photos Like a Pro (Askern Camera Club)
Posted on Sat 11 Apr 2020

Hello

 

Askern Camera Club have been lucky enough to secure a place on the live course bellow rub my Matt K, and we would like to extend this offer to other local clubs in these different times! The event is totally free and Matt has explained there...

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Agrii Photography Competition 2020
Posted on Wed 8 Apr 2020

Good afternoon

Entries are now open for the Agrii Photography Competition 2020 (closing date 31st May), and we’d like to invite entries from your members.

- You can enter at ...

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RPS Distinctions **Official Group**
Posted on Fri 27 Mar 2020

For any RPS member considering RPS distinctions, a new Facebook group has been established, and is worth visiting for support and information about all distinction categories

The Facebook group is called = RPS Distinctions **Official Group**

Hope this is of help

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Cancellations of Events within the YPU
Posted on Wed 18 Mar 2020

Please send out to your club members.

Due to the Coronavirus (Covid 19) situation – 

The following Clubs and Societies have asked me to notify you regrettably they have postponed or cancelled events and lectures which would...

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Forthcoming Lecture at Bishopthorpe Camera Club
Posted on Mon 16 Mar 2020
Just to let you know that the Annual lecture at Bishopthorpe Camera Club has now been cancelled because of the Coronavirus situation
Thank you
Regards
RichardRichard Atkinson
Home: 01904 760997...
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All Selby Camera Club Meetings suspended until further notice
Posted on Mon 16 Mar 2020

In the light of the recent announcements by the Government, the committee have decided to suspend all further camera club meetings until further notice.

This is in line with the action being taken by similar organisations

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Important information Coronavirus - YPU Assembly and Clubs
Posted on Fri 13 Mar 2020

Important Information for all your Club Members

Please send out to all your club members and reinforce with an announcement at your meeting.

 

The...

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ANNUAL DIGITAL IMAGES COMPETITION – 2020
Posted on Thu 12 Mar 2020

SELBY CAMERA CLUB

ANNUAL DIGITAL IMAGES COMPETITION  – 2020

Judge: David Goodier LRPS. LSWPP.

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Forthcoming Lecture at Bishopthorpe Camera Club
Posted on Tue 10 Mar 2020
Hello
I wondered if you could advertise this Annual Lecture (see attached) at Bishopthorpe Camera Club which I am sure will be of interest to some of your members.
It is given by the BAFTA award winning documentary film maker and photographer Paul Berriff and promises to be...
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The Photography Show Postponed!!!!
Posted on Mon 9 Mar 2020

Important Information: The Photography Show & The Video Show Postponed

Email content received today.

Important - If you have planned to go read this

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Events this coming Spring in the YPU area
Posted on Fri 28 Feb 2020

New notices of events in the YPU area.

Please send out to your club members. 

March 17th to April 4th - Annual Exhibition of Brooklands Photographic Society

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salon group notice
Posted on Thu 27 Feb 2020
Dear Club Member,
The Salon Group is holding a meeting on Monday, March 16th at the usual venue (see below) at 7.30pm. We will have a selection of prints from a national competition held by the PAGB in January to discuss and 'judge'. 
If you bring your own...
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The RPS: Visual Art Group - Exhibition Launch: 2020 Members’ Print Exhibition at Patchings Art Centre: 21st March – 4th May.
Posted on Wed 19 Feb 2020

To: Yorkshire Region members

“Why not pop along to Patchings Art Centre and visit the 2020 RPS Visual Art Group members print exhibition on the 21st March to the 4th May.

 

The opening launch and awards ceremony will be at 11.30 am on the 21st March...

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Tony Elliott
Posted on Sun 16 Feb 2020

It is with great sadness that I inform you that Tony Elliott has passed away.

Over the decades Tony provided a tremendous contribution to photography within the YPU.
He was well known amongst the clubs and for many years he was a popular YPU Judge...

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New notices of events in the YPU area./The YPU Club Championship Results
Posted on Fri 14 Feb 2020

Feb 25th  – ‘Amazing Landscapes’ lecture by Paul G Johnson at Batley & Dist. Camera Club

For information on Landscape Photographer Paul Johnson see https://paulgjohnson.co.uk/...

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Residential Photography Courses on Easdale island
Posted on Fri 14 Feb 2020
Dear Club Secretary,
We are writing to you to let you know about the annual photography courses which we run on the unique and beautiful island of Easdale, on Scotland’s west coast.
Now in their fourth year, the two separate courses offer photographers of any...
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POINTS COMPETITION ROUND 3 – 2019-2020
Posted on Thu 13 Feb 2020

Judge: Steve Wilson; 30 Jan 2020

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NORTH DUFFIELD CONSERVATION & LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY
Posted on Fri 31 Jan 2020
For the next two weeks Selby Treasures being held daily in the Selby
Abbey will have on display, items loaned residents of Selby that have
great importance to them. An eclectic mix of old and not so old but
interesting items have been included many of which are...
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Coming Events in the YPU Area
Posted on Fri 31 Jan 2020

New notices of events in the YPU area.

Please send out to your club members.

15th February RPS Digital Imaging Group Yorkshire & NE – Steve Race – Wild Shetland

Steve Race will...

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Field Event-Liverpool waterfront
Posted on Fri 24 Jan 2020

The planned field event to Liverpool waterfront on 8th February has been postponed due to a combination of circumstances. We will rearrange later in the year.

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New web site
Posted on Wed 22 Jan 2020

Our new web site will be unveiled on Thursday 6th February.

It is much more straight forward to use than the old one and  the promoting grouo of Leigh, Kevin and Robert is strongly recommending it to all our members.Have a go - you'll like it!

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Happy New Year
Posted on Wed 1 Jan 2020

Lets make 2020 a year to remember and improve our own photography as well as the club standing

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