Meetings 2023-2024

Thu 23 May 2024 - End of season Social and Annual Prize Presentation

7:00pm

The end of season Social and  Annual Prize Presentation will be held at Selby Bowling Club, partners or friends welcome.  Please come and support the club if you can. If you want to know more about the cost per head and the items  included in the buffet see Celia. The numbers will be given to the Bowling Club on 17th May.

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Thu 9 May 2024 - AI - Friend or Foe? Celia will lead a Cafe Forum style session.

7:00pm

AI and its uses in photography are very topical. The style of the cafe forum is relaxed where everyone is encouraged to share knowledge and opinions. A presentation is produced to provide information and stimulate discussion. Hope to see you there.

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Sat 4 May 2024 - Cafe Forum - Sport Photography

10:00am

This purpose of this meeting is to discuss the skills and terchniques used in capturing sports images.  It is hoped members will bring some of their attempts for appraisal.

This meeting will be held in Selby Library and there will be a £3 cover charge towards the cost of room hire.

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Thu 2 May 2024 - Annual Print Competition Part 2 - Judged by Erica Oram CPAGB,AFIAP, BPE3*

7:00pm

Categories for the Annual Print Competition Part 2: open colour 

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Thu 25 Apr 2024 - Annual Print Competition - Part 1 - Judged by Steve Wilson

7:00pm

Categories for the Annual Print Competition Part 1: scapes, people and
portraiture and natural history.

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Thu 18 Apr 2024 - Annual Projected Images Competition - Judged by Darren Mc Donald LRPS

7:00pm

Categories for the Annual Projected Images Competition: open colour, open monochrome, people and portraiture and natural history.

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Thu 11 Apr 2024 - 4th Theme Critique Night Subject - Water

7:00pm

This will be the 4th and last critique night and the subject here will be 'Water'

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Sat 6 Apr 2024 - Cafe Forum - 6th April - Now a trip to North Cave Wetland Nature Reserve

10:00am

We will meet at the Butty Van at 1000 for a chat and then wander as we wish. The address is North Cave Wetlands Nature Reserve, Dryham Lane, HU15 2LY.

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Thu 28 Mar 2024 - Discovering the Night Sky - Presented by Stephen Bowden

7:00pm

Stephen will be talking about his obsession with the stars and deep space.  His talk will include how, why and what with to capture images.

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Thu 21 Mar 2024 - A-Z presented by Celia Barnes and John Gerhold

7:00pm

Celia and John have not yet released the subject of their presentation.

Also the website Opens for the images for the Critique Night - Water.

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Thu 21 Mar 2024 - Thu 21 March - Open 4th Theme Critique Night - Subject Water

7:00am

It will be interesting to see if we have some creative interpretation of the theme.

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Thu 21 Mar 2024 - Annual Print Competition Part 2 - Web site open to entries

1:00am

Categories for this competition include: open colour and open monochrome.

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Thu 14 Mar 2024 - Albany Competition Results

7:00pm

The Albany Trophy is our Annual competition with Albany CC in Australia.  Last year Selby won.   This years competition is hosted by Selby.  The meeting tonight will be opportunity Tonight we will be look and discuss this years entries and to see if you agree with the results.

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Thu 14 Mar 2024 - Annual Print Competition Part 1 - Web site opens for entries

1:00am

Categories for this competition include:  scapes, people and portraiture and natural history.

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Thu 7 Mar 2024 - Challenging Perceptions - Presented by Les Forrester

7:00pm

A raffle will also be held on this night.

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Thu 7 Mar 2024 - Annual Projected Images Competition - The Web site opens for entries

1:00am

Categories for this Competition include  open colour, open monochrome, people and portraiture and natural history

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Sat 2 Mar 2024 - Cafe Forum - Wildlife Trip Cancelled now in Selby Library

10:00am

The location for this event will provide an outlet for skills discussed at the February Cafe Forum.  The location for this event will be confirmed nearer the date. 

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Thu 29 Feb 2024 - Points Competition Round 3 (Open Print and Digital) - Judged by Ray Brammall ARPS, Hon PAGB, DPAGB, EFIAPg, BPE4*

7:00pm

The Judges decisions and feedback on Round 3 of the Points Competition will be revealed.

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Thu 22 Feb 2024 - Tips and Techniques of Wildlife Photography - Presented John Gardner

7:00pm

If you have ever wondered how some of the Wildlife Photographers manage capture some of their images - Come along and find out.

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Thu 15 Feb 2024 - ZOOM Meeting - Recorded Lectures

7:00pm

This is a late change to the programme. Due to unforseen circumstances we will be unable to use the Brayton premises on this night.  Therfore our only option is to hold a ZOOM meeting.

The night will be hosted by the President, Robert Helliwell.  Robert will introduce some of the RPS recorded lectures. Further details to be arranged.

The meeting will open as usual at around 18:40 ready for a prompt start at 19:00 .  We will have a break around 20:00 and will close around 21.00. I will send out the necessary Zoom link the previous weekend.

If anyone is...

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Thu 8 Feb 2024 - Points Competition Round 3 - Closes for Entries

11:59pm

This will be your last chance to enter this competition as it closes at midnight.

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Sat 3 Feb 2024 - Cafe Forum - Wildlife and Landscape Photography

10:00am

At this meeting we will be focusing on techniques to use to get better Wildlife and Landscape Images.

This meeting will be held at Selby Library and there will be a £3 charge towards room hire costs. 

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Thu 25 Jan 2024 - 3rd Theme Critique Night - Subject the Value of Edges

7:00pm

It will be interesting how members have interpreted the theme for this evening.

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Thu 18 Jan 2024 - Robert Helliwell's 80th Birthday Visit - Presented by Robert, John and Kevin

7:00pm

For Robert's 80th birthday he invited John Gerhold and Kevin Webb to travel with him to Scotland.  Tonights presentation will be a showing of the images captured

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Thu 11 Jan 2024 - ZOOM Meeting - The Power of Photography - Presented by Tom Marsh ( The Flat Capped Photographer)

7:00pm

As Usual I will open the meeting around 6:40pm ready for a prompt start at 7:00pm

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Sat 6 Jan 2024 - Cafe Forum - Creative Photography and the Value of Edges

10:00am

This meeting will look at  creative photogaraphy and the use of edges to improve images.  This meeting could provide you with images to enter in the critique/theme night to be held on 1st February.

This meeting will be held at Selby Library and there will be a a £3 charge towards the cost of room hire.

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Thu 4 Jan 2024 - My Travels to Valencia and Cappadocia - Presented by Sue Leach

7:00pm

There will be a short Special General Meeting at the beginning of the evening. The new year will then kick off with club member Sue Leach showing some of her images from holidays/workshops in Valencia & Cappadocia.

Please come along and support Sue as she transports us along her travels.

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Thu 14 Dec 2023 - Social Evening includes bring and share buffet, quizzes and the golf competition

7:00pm

This night is a social event with a series of quizes and competitions and breaks to take in some of the bring and share buffet.

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Thu 7 Dec 2023 - ZOOM Meeting - All the Gear and no Idea - Presented by Roger Hance

7:00pm

This is the first Zoom meeting of this season and will no doubt inspire you to go out ant take images.

I will open the meeting from around 6:40pm ready for a prompt start at 7:00pm.  So pour a glass of wine pull up a chair and be entertained.

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Sat 2 Dec 2023 - Cafe Forum - Architectural Photography(Selby Abbey)

10:00am

It is intended that this meeting will use Selby Abbey and its surroundings as the target.   Images may be taken both inside and outside the Abbey and images, if good enough, may even be chosen for the Abbey Calendar.

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Thu 30 Nov 2023 - 2nd Theme Night. Critique Subject - People at Work.

7:00pm

Tonights theme for images to be critiqued is 'People at Work'

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Thu 23 Nov 2023 - Yorkshire - A Foreign Land & Wellies Required - Coastal Photography - Presented by Alison Taylor

7:00pm

Alison is a Yorkshire based photographer and will be giving a talk in two parts.  As this is set in Yorkshire we will all be able to recognise some of the locations. I am lookforward to this one with great interest.

Critique night 2 - people at work closes at midnight.

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Thu 16 Nov 2023 - Points Competition Round 2 - Judging and Feedback - Judged by Bill Mahoney

7:00pm

Bill judged our Set Subject competion in the last session, may even have been the first night at Brayton. Bill gave very positive comments and excellent feedback.

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Thu 9 Nov 2023 - A Mongolian Adventure - Presented by Neville Turton & Wild Life Photography - Presented by Stuart Campbell

7:00pm

This evening will take the form of two parts.

The first part will be a presentation about Neville's travels around Mongolia.  The images will be monochrome but we all know how good Neville's images are so this shouls be and excellent evening and something a littler different.

The second part wi8ll be presented by Stuart and will concentrate on his Wildlife Photography - we should all learn something from this.

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Thu 9 Nov 2023 - SCC Theme Night 'People at Work' Open for entries

1:00am

Anyone wishing to submit images for critique on the theme of ' People at Work' can do so from today.  Digital Images can be put on the website or prints can be brought to a club night.  The closing date is 23rd November September. Critique night to be held on 30th November.

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Sat 4 Nov 2023 - Cafe Forum - Documentary Photography

10:00am

Documentary Photography discussion will look at capturing people at work, rural or city life. The aim is to take images to document current life as a record of our times.  This could provide food for thought for entries into  the critique/theme night on 30th November.

The meeting willbe held at Selby Library and there will be a £3 charge towards room hire cost.

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Thu 26 Oct 2023 - Points Competition Round 2 - closes to entries at midnight.

11:59pm

No more entries after midnight

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Thu 26 Oct 2023 - Never Underestimate an Old Lady with a Camera - Presented by sally Sallet ARPS, CPAGB, AFIAP, BPE3*

7:00pm

Sally is a well known photographer within Yorkshire and is an officer with the YPU.  Tonight Sally's presentation will involve a wide variety of photographic images.

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Thu 19 Oct 2023 - Ripon CC Exchange Night -Ripon Travel to Selby

7:00pm

On this night Ripon Camera Club Members will be visiting Selby to give a Presentation.  The subject is yet to be revealed.

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Mon 16 Oct 2023 - Ripon Camera Club Exchange - Selby CC travel to Ripon

7:00pm

This is the first part of an exchange visit with Ripon Camera Club.  On this night any members, who wish, can travel with the club speakers to Ripon where we will be giving a presentation to their Club. This will be chance to visit another club and meet their members.

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Mon 16 Oct 2023 - Points Competition Round 2 - Open for entries

1:00am

The Club Website is open for submission of Open Print and Digital Images

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Thu 12 Oct 2023 - Assessing Images - Presented by Robert Helliwell ARPS

7:00pm

Our President, Robert Helliwell, has judged many competitions for Clubs throughout Yorkshire.  In his presentation, Robert will be 'spilling the beans' on what makes a winning image and what the Judges are looking for in comming to their decisions.

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Sat 7 Oct 2023 - Cafe Forum - Intentional Camera Movement

10:00am

This months theme is Intentional Camera Movement.   This vcan typically take the form of zooming the lens, moving the camera vertically or horizontally whilst the shutter is open.  This method can provide some very artistic images

The meeting will be held at Selby Library and there will be a £3 charge towards room hire. 

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Thu 5 Oct 2023 - Points Competition Round 1 - Open Print & Digital- Judge Peter Walker ARPS, CPAGB, BPE4*, EFIAP, PPSA

7:00pm

The Judges will be giving his decisions & feedback on entered images.

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Thu 28 Sep 2023 - 1st Theme Night - Critique Subject: Movement

7:00pm

This will be a chance to join in on what is hoped is a fun night.  The subject of submitted images can be anything to do with Movement. 

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Thu 21 Sep 2023 - The Life of a Press Photographer - Presented by Charlotte Graham

7:00pm

We have tried to bring Charlotte to the club and three occasions but this has been thwarted mainly by Covid.   Charlotte is a colourful and entertaining speaker and this should be an event well worth attending.

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Thu 14 Sep 2023 - Drone Presentation - Adrian Appleyard

7:00pm

Drone usage particularly for photography is an up and comming genre.   Adrian is a very experienced Drone pilot who is often called to help the emergency services.   Adrian will be talking about the types of drone, training to fly, legal limitations and the types of use they can be put to.  Adrian will be bringing along one of his drones.

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Thu 7 Sep 2023 - SCC Annual General Meeting & Registration

7:00pm

Opening Night of the new season. The purpose of this meeting is to hold the AGM, elect officers, members can put forward ideas or question the committee.

Members will also be required to register and pay subs if they are wanting to remain mebers of the club.

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Thu 7 Sep 2023 - SCC Web Site open for Theme Night Images - Subject Movement

1:00am

Anyone wishing to submit images for critique on the theme of ' Movement' can do so from today.  Digital Images can be put on the website or prints can be brought to a club night.  The closing date is 21st September. Critique night to be held on 28th September.

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Sat 2 Sep 2023 - Cafe Forum - Movement

10:00am

The theme for this meeting will be Movement which will include panning, freezing and blurring.  This meeting will provide help mtowards taking images for the critique/theme night on 28th September.

The meeting will be held in Selby Library.  There will be a £3 charge towards the cost of room hire.

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Thu 31 Aug 2023 - Points Competition Round 1 Opens

1:00am

The Competition Page opens for submission of images for Round 1 of the Points Competition.

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