Meetings 2021-2022

Thu 12 May 2022 - Meeting at Kings Church 7-00pm

6:45pm

The last meeting of the season and a mixed one.

Presenting some award cards  from previous season, a presentation by Sue Leach entitled ISLAND PARADISE - Photographic Opportunities on the Isles of Scilly, and Q&A on the website by Leigh.

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Sat 7 May 2022 - Cafe Forum - High Key / Low Key Photography

10:00am

Practical session. Using a model; high-key and low-key photography. Learn the best ways to approach this.

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Thu 5 May 2022 - Members Images Processed by a Professional Photographer - Mark Banks

7:00pm

This will be the last formal meeting of the session and will be something slightly different.

Mark Banks is a Professional Photographer based in Nothallerton. In addition to being a Professional Photographer Mark runs Workshops and Training Courses.  Please check Mark ouy at: https://www.markbanksphotography.com

Prior to this meeting members will be asked to submit an entry and these will be sent on to Mark.   Mark will then choose a number of the images to process live on the night so we will...

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Thu 28 Apr 2022 - Wildlife Images Part 3 - Tracy Lund

7:00pm

Many of our members have watched Part 1 and Part 2 of Tracy's Wildlife Images and have been enthralled with with lendgths Tracy has got to to get her images and to see the quality of her results.

Tracy is one of the country's top Wildlife Photographers, she is much in demand to give her lecture, but this time she will be visiting Selby in person. This should give ample opportunity to ask questions.

Anyone who did not attend Part 1 and 2 please check our Tracy's Gallery at:  https://traceylundphotography.co.uk...

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Thu 14 Apr 2022 - Annual Print Competition Part 2 - Judged by Martin Litchfield

7:00pm

This will be the last competition of this session and will be judged by Martin Litchfield.   This should be an excellent chance to come and hear feedback, see the winners and to check out the quality of the images for yourself. These images will form part of our Annual Exhibition in Selby Abbey.

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 7 Apr 2022 - Members Evening

7:00pm

Details to be announced

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Sat 2 Apr 2022 - Cafe Forum - Flash Photography

10:00am

Short introduction pdf. Practical session Try using flash photography using different settings (on camera, smartphone, on remote flash, whatever). Show each other our shots and learn from each other.

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Thu 31 Mar 2022 - Albany Competition Results Night - Led by Robert Helliwell

7:00pm

This years competition is hosted by Selby and the judge will be chosen by us.  The result night is always an axciting event and not until the end will the winning club be revealled.   Robert is the Selby co-ordinater with Albany and will host the night.

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 24 Mar 2022 - Annual Print Competition Part 1 - Judged by David Burgess

7:00pm

This will be the first print competition for 2 years.   This should be an excellent chance to come and hear feedback, see the winners and to check out the quality of the images for yourself.

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 17 Mar 2022 - Use of Textures and Composites in Photography - Jane Lazenby

7:00pm

In the 2021 Albany Compettion the club was beaten by Albany's shift towards 'in vogue' composite imagaes.  To try and get our members to be encouraged to experiment more with these techniques we have asked local expert Jane Lazenby to come along to give us some tips and guidance.

Check out Jane's work at:  EJLazenby Photography This should be an excellent learning opportunity so try not to miss it.

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 10 Mar 2022 - Selby CC Club night - Close Up or Macro

7:00pm

The purpose of this nights is for all members to bring along some of their attempts at Close Up or Macro Images. A chance to show some of your images and receive feedback from the meeting.   Hopefully we will all get encouragement, new ideas and technique tips.

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Sat 5 Mar 2022 - Cafe Forum - Modern Day Portraiture

10:00am

Modern day portraiture. A practical session.  See definitions of modern portraiture definition and try to create 3 images to meet your understanding. See examples from well-regarded photographers and offer comments on these and all our own efforts.

Prepare for next week’s meeting by preparing your three efforts. Bring them with you on a stick.

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Fri 4 Mar 2022 - Annual Print Competition - Part 2 - Open for Entries

12:00am

Entries for Annual Print Competition Part 2 - Open Colour and Open Mono

Enties will need to be made initially by lodging an entry on the web site and then by handing in the print versions.

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Thu 3 Mar 2022 - Annual Projected Images Competition - Results night

7:00pm

This Years Competition will be judged by Colin Williams.  All images entered  will be shown at our Annual exhibition at Selby Abbey

Hope eveyone comes along the results live.

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 24 Feb 2022 - A Photographers Year Presented by Ray Brammall

7:00pm

Please note that due to Covid spread this meeting will now be held on Zoom

A well known local Photographer and member of Doncaster Camera Club.

Ray's ethos is to get images right in the camera and only leave minimal post processing.  If this talk is as good as his previous ones this should be an excellent evening. Not only will there be wonderful images to enjoy, but Ray will certainly pass on some of his photographic wisdom. 

Chrios Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 17 Feb 2022 - Panel of 3 Competition - Results and Feedback Night - Judged by 3 Members

7:00pm

Please note that due to Covid spread this meeting will now be held on Zoom

Please come along and join in. See the entries and hear the feedback.

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Fri 11 Feb 2022 - Annual Print Competition - Part 1 - Opens for Entries

12:00am

Entries for Annual Print Competition Part 1 - Nature, Scapes, Sport & Photo Journalism, Portraiture

Enties will need to be made initially by lodging an entry on the web site and then by handing in the print versions.

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Thu 10 Feb 2022 - Mikes Magic Lantern Show - Mike Barnard

7:00pm

Please note that due to Covid spread this meeting will now be held on Zoom

Mike is a Bridlington based Photographer and a YPU Judge.   Mikes presentation will include a wide variety of genres of photography.

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Sat 5 Feb 2022 - Cafe Forum - Night Time Challenge

10:00am

Night-time challenge. What can you do in the penumbras? Get out the tripod or challenge yourself to hand hold. Produce three images for discussion (See note forJanuary)

 

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Thu 3 Feb 2022 - An History of Venice - Presented by Chris Ceaser (Zoom Meeting)

7:00pm

Please note that due to Covid spread this meeting will now be held on Zoom

Many members will remember Chris. He is a Professional Photographer based in York and who has visited the club previously.

This talk will be about 'Venice - In Pictures & Words'. The history of Venice told through Chris's landscape images.

If you would like more information about Chris and to view his images please go to: https://chrisceaser.co.uk/

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 27 Jan 2022 - Results Night for Open Digital Images Competition - Round 3 - Judged by Steve Wilson

7:00pm

Due to Covid this meeting will now be on Zoom.  Why not join us to have a look at the entries and hear comments and feedback from the Judge.  This competition will be judged by Steve Wilson.

Chris Field - Programme Secretary

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Fri 21 Jan 2022 - Annual Digital Projected Images Competition - Open for Entries

12:00am

Enties for this competition will be via the web site.  Note Entries will also go forward to the Annual Exhibition at Selby Abbey in August.

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Thu 20 Jan 2022 - Selby CC Club Night - Image Critique - Zoom meeting

7:00pm

Members are asked to submit their images for critique and discussion on the night.  Closing date for submissions is 17.01.22. 

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 13 Jan 2022 - Meeting Cancelled due to Covid Outbreak

7:00pm
Due to the Covid outbreak the committee has decided that in the best interests of members the club should be closed for physical meetings in the short term and Zoom meetings will recommence as soon as can be organised. Please check bulletins regularly for update. 
Chris Field, Programme Secretary.
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Sat 8 Jan 2022 - Cafe Forum - Back to Basics in Camera Craft (Via Zoom)

10:00am

This meeting was originally planned to be held at Kings Church but due to the increase in Covid Cases this will now be held on Zoom.

Back to Basics in camera craft. What are the 5 basic tools that should be used to get the best quality? Learn what other photographers think. Discussions Have your camera handy.

Prepare for next week’s meeting (get out and about).  Send Images to Robert

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Fri 7 Jan 2022 - Open Digital Images Competition - Round 3 - Closed for entries & Panel of 3 Competition Opens

12:00am

Panel of 3 Images Competition Opens - Entries can be open  mono or open colour

Open Digital Images Competition - Round 3 closed yesterday.

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Thu 6 Jan 2022 - No Meeting due to Covid Outbreak

7:00pm
Due to the Covid outbreak the committee has decided that in the best interests of members the club should be closed for physical meetings in the short term and Zoom meetings will recommence as soon as can be organised. Please check bulletins regularly for update. 
Chris Field, Programme Secretary.
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Thu 16 Dec 2021 - Open Digital Images Competition - Round 2 - Judge Mike Barnard

7:00pm

Results of the above competition join in and listen to comments and feedback by the Judge which will be Mike Barnard.

This is the last club meeting before Christmas.

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 9 Dec 2021 - Trying to make nothing look interesting( A Journey in Minimalism) - Richard Burdon

7:00pm

Richard along with his wife Janet form RJBPhotographic who specialise in Contemporary Landscape Photography who are based in Pickering. Please Please Please check out their website: https://www.rjbphotographic.co.uk.  I ask you to check the website because because it would be difficult to describe their wonderful artistic images - WOW

About Richard and Janet ( Extract):

Established in 2006, RJB Photographic is a husband and wife team comprising of...

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Sat 4 Dec 2021 - Cafe Forum - Top Twelve tips

10:00am

Top twelve tips for serious photographers to know about editing; and, a discussion about colour balance

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Fri 3 Dec 2021 - Open Digital Images Competition - Round 3 - open for entries

7:00pm

Round 3 of the Open Digital Images Competition is for open for enties which include open mono and colour images. The competition will close for entries on 6th January 2022 and will be Judged by Steve Wilson on 27th January.

Any questions to John Gerhold

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 2 Dec 2021 - Set Subject - Architecture - Judged by Paul Stanley

7:00pm

The competition will be judged by Paul Stanley FIPF, EFIAPg from Dublin who showed some of his own intersting work on architecture in the recent club zoom talk. 

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Thu 25 Nov 2021 - Selby CC Club Night - Mono Images Challenge

7:00pm

This will not be a competition but an opportunity for all members to submit some of their mono images for discussion and critique.  Please join in and make this night a success. 

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 18 Nov 2021 - Food Photography presented by Donna Crous

7:00pm

A few months ago a few of our members were lucky to join a Wakefield CC meeting when Donna was giving her lecture. We all found the presentation to be among the best we had seen and Donna give a enormous amout of information about her techniques particularly lighting, arranging and camera settings. This is a MUST SEE presentation. If you need any more encouragement please visit her web site:  https://www.donnacrous.com/

The following is a website extract:

Donna is an award winning food photographer who images feature on...

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Thu 11 Nov 2021 - Set Subject - Architecture - Closing Date

11:59pm

The set subject is now closed for entries.

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Wed 10 Nov 2021 - Sports Images with Impact 1 - moving beyond the record shot - David Keep (NB this is a Wednesday)

7:00pm

Most will remember David's spring lecture on Underwater Photography, possibly the best lecture of the season. This time David will be talking about his sports images including how he processes them to give Impact.  A short extract from his web site is below :

Sports images are very successful on the competition circuit and there’s no surprise why - they almost guarantee an image with impact.  In this talk I’ll share my approach to gaining access, technical challenges on the day and post-processing.  Sports covered include; athletics, squash, tennis, cross-country...

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Sat 6 Nov 2021 - Cafe Forum - What is Visual Art

10:00am

This is an early notice of the subject of Visual Art. The Royal Photograpic Society recently changed its ARPS category from 'Fine Art' to Visual Art'. Our next meeting will include examples to discuss; quotqtions to debate and images to assess (critique).

The first quote - to get you in the mood' - is "Visual Photography is not what you see, but how you see it."

10.00 - 12.30 via Zoom. All welcome to join in and enjoy. If any new members are puzzling about how to join 'Zoom' you should look out for the email sent out during the preceding week. All you do is click on the link...

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Thu 4 Nov 2021 - Open Digital Images Competition - Round 1 - Judge KEN SCOTT

7:00pm

Results of the above competition with comments and feedback by the Judge which will be Ken Scott.

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Fri 29 Oct 2021 - Open Digital Images Competition - Round 2 - open for entries

12:00pm

This is Round 2 of the open competitions and is for open mono and colour images. The competition will close for entries on 25th November and will be Judged by Mike Barnard on 16th December.

Any questions to John Gerhold

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 28 Oct 2021 - Long Exposure Photography - Paul Stanley

7:00pm

Paul Stanley AIPF EFIAP ESFIAP comes from Dublin and has been involved in photography at local, national and International level for more than 30 years.

Paul is a documentary photographer and in recent years has concentrated on Travel Photography. He also takes landscape photographs, especially those of the sea - which leads has led him to take a keen interest in long exposure photography.

Many will remember Paul Stanley, the Dublin Based Photographer, who spoke to the club in spring about Travel and Street Photography.

This time Paul will be talking about Long Exposure...

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Thu 21 Oct 2021 - YPU Prepared Slide Presentation - Led by Robert Helliwell

7:00pm

This is a chance to view and comment on entries into the YPU Competition. This gives an opportunity to get new ideas and see what standards are achievable.

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 14 Oct 2021 - The random thoughts of a confused photographer - Mike Bennett

7:00pm

The title of this presentation  'The random thoughts of a confused photographer – A bit of all sorts of photography and techniques' does not do justice to Mike's images.   Please visit www.mikebennettphoto.com to check out the quality of  Mike's images. I personally liked the composite images.  This is someone I hope to pick some tips up from. 

Extract from Mike's site:

My photographic interests are varied although I have been doing a lot more Street...

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Thu 7 Oct 2021 - Living the African Dream presented by Alison Mees

7:00pm

Alison will transport you to Africa by joining her journey through Africa with her photographs and stories from the bush.

Spending 16 years living and working in Africa in the safari industry, supporting community projects and working with researchers in Cheetah observations.

She shares her experiences with nature, which includes watching a family of cheetah from 4 weeks old until they become independent from their mother.

Now working with CCF UK as a volunteer, helping to raise awareness and fund raising to help...

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Tue 5 Oct 2021 - Settle Trophy Live - Hosted by Doncaster Camera Club

7:30pm

This years contest wil be a three way fight between Wakefield, Doncaster and Selby.  Howden are unable to take part this year.   

The competition is being hosted by Doncaster and the images will be Judged by Erica Oram.

Normally members have to travel to the host club to enjoy the tension of results night.  However this year through the use of Zoom you will be able to see the results unfold from the comfort of your own armchair.   Please join in and support Selby.

The time is assumed to be 7:30pm but this is to be confirmed when the Zoom link...

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Sat 2 Oct 2021 - Cafe Forum - IDEAS INVITED

10:00am

If members have any Ideas of Subject Matter for the this and future meetings - please send to Robert Helliwell.

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Thu 30 Sep 2021 - Club Open Evening - Members Presentations

7:00pm

This is an opportunity for all members to get involved and give a short presentation on some photographic project or photographic technique you have been involved in.

Alan Bate has already volunteered to enlighten members on how he produces some of his signature abstract images.

If you are interested please get in touch with Leigh Foster or Kevin Webb.

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Thu 23 Sep 2021 - Review Evening Summer Challenge August - Theme "Animals"

7:00pm

The last of our Club challange themes.  It will be an opporunity to review entries and see who tops the summer challenge league table

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Thu 23 Sep 2021 - Open Digital Images Competition - Round 1 - open for entries

12:00pm

This is the first competition of the season and is for open mono and colour images. The competition will close for entries on 14 October  and will be Judged by Ken Scott on 4th November.

Any questions to John Gerhold

Chris Field, Programme Secretary

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Thu 16 Sep 2021 - My Restless Lens - Dr KEITH SNELL PhD EFIAP EPSA LRPS

7:00pm

The first lecture of the new season will be presented by Dr Keith Snell. My Restless Lens covers the broad range of his  photography: wildlife, figurative, abstract, and impressionist landscape. 

Keith spent his all his  professional life as a university teacher and research scientist. He was Reader in Biochemistry at the University of Surrey and then at the University of London and held Visiting Professor appointments at Harvard Medical School and Indiana University School of Medicine in the USA.

However, he has also been...

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Thu 9 Sep 2021 - Annual General Meeting - Opening Night & Registration

7:00pm

This is the start of the new season.  The meeting will present minutes of the last AGM and members will be asked to vote for officers and committee meetings.

There will also be opportunity to ask the officers questions and give feedback on the programme and club management.

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Sat 4 Sep 2021 - Cafe Forum - IDEAS INVITED

10:00am

If members have any Ideas of Subject Matter for the this and future meetings - please send to Robert Helliwell.

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Thu 19 Aug 2021 - Summer Challenge July Theme = "Minimalist" Review Evening ZOOM

7:00pm

The third of our Club Challange themes. 

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Sat 7 Aug 2021 - Cafe Forum - My concerns and struggles with LR and PS

10:00am

My concerns and struggles with LR and PS - 

What might I do with these issues? Support group. Robert, Kevin, John, Alan Bate and anyone else present. (I have still to ask people to be the ones to lead on this. Please suggest any other people, or offer if you think) The issues will be forwarded to the whole group beforehand.

Advance Notice

New Cafe Forum programme to be debated.

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Thu 5 Aug 2021 - Summer Challenge August Theme = "Animals" Open for entries

9:00am

The last of our Summer Challenge themes. Entries to be submitted before 26th August

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Thu 15 Jul 2021 - Summer Challenge June Theme = "Summer" Review Evening ZOOM

7:00pm

The second of our Summer challange evenings; 

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Sat 3 Jul 2021 - Cafe Forum - Camera Challenge: Send in up to three images taken within 100yds/metres of where you live Discussion of the images

10:00am

Camera Challenge: Send in up to three images taken within 100yds/metres of where you live

Discussion of the images.

Advance Notice

Send in your questions and struggles with Lightroom and/or Photoshop. Answers will be attempted by members who may be able to help. (Send in by July 6th)

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Thu 1 Jul 2021 - Summer Challenge July Theme = "Minimalist" Open for entries

9:00am

The third of our Summer Challenge themes. Entries to be submitted before 29th July

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Thu 17 Jun 2021 - Summer Challenge May Theme = "My Day Out": Review Evening ZOOM

7:00pm

A review of entries of our first Summer Challange. 

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Sat 5 Jun 2021 - Cafe Forum - Judging images. Composition, technique, visuality and impact. The criteria.

10:00am

Judging images. Composition, technique, visuality and impact. The criteria.

Share your preparation for competitions. Thinking about critiquing. Looking at examples and discussing; can we rank photographs in order of weakest to strongest?

Be prepared. By Monday send in your challenge images (see 3rd July) by email to Robert. Up to three Jpegs of competition size 1600 x 1200 landscape or long edge 1200 for portrait format. Include a brief account of why you took them

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Thu 3 Jun 2021 - Summer Challenge June Theme = "Summer" Open for entries

9:00am

The second of our Summer Challenge themes. Entries to be submitted before 24th June

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Sat 8 May 2021 - Cafe Forum - Monochrome, black and white and infrared photography.

10:00am

Monochrome, black and white and infrared photography - Infrared conversions in LR pre-sets; Nik filters and their use, examples

Advance Notice

Send in three examples of your photos for critique by the forum members

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Wed 5 May 2021 - Set Subject - Architecture - Open for entries

9:00am

This competition will be running all summer with a closing date of 4th November

You will be able to enter up to 6 images, and you can change your submitted images at any time before the closing date of 25/11/21.

For this year only, due to the pandemic, the club rule stipulating that entries must be taken within the last 12 months is revoked. Therefore you might consider shots from your back catalogue for entry, providing these have not been entered into club competitions previously. We encourage you to enter as early as possible, but to continue to review and consider...

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Sat 1 May 2021 - Summer Challenge May Theme = "My Day Out": Open for entries

9:00am

The first of our Summer Challenge themes. Entries to be submitted before 27th May

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