YPU Annual Assembly & Exhibition 2017
Assembly at 2pm on Saturday 13th May 2017 in Huddersfield Town Hall
Exhibition in Huddersfield Art Gallery 13th May to 2nd September 2017
The Annual Assembly and Exhibition of the Yorkshire Photographic Union is the largest event in the Region during the year. This year it is hosted by Huddersfield Photo-Imaging Club, the latest society representing the proud tradition of amateur photography in Huddersfield.
The exhibition draws on the skills and resources of the top photographers from the 75 photographic clubs in Yorkshire which are affiliated to the Yorkshire Photographic Union (YPU). Every photographer can enter up to 10 prints and 10 digital images and all these are viewed and assessed by an independent panel of selectors.
Out of the thousands which are entered only 200 prints and 200 digital images are chosen, so to even have your work selected for display is an achievement. The quality of work on display will be high and will probably include images which will have been or will be successful in national and international salons. The exhibition will be held in the Huddersfield Art Gallery for a period of 16 weeks and will be open to the public five days a week.
The Assembly itself will be the focal point on the first day of the exhibition and will be held in the splendid auditorium of Huddersfield Town Hall, home to the world famous Huddersfield Choral Society and a symbol of Victorian civic pride. Our Guest of Honour for the day will be Ian Beesley Hon FRPS, the award-winning northern-based documentary photographer. He will be shown around the exhibition in the morning and will formally declare it open during the Assembly. He will then make the presentation of all the annual exhibition awards for prints and digital images.
The Assembly is an excellent opportunity for Yorkshire’s club photographers at all levels to meet together and share experiences and knowledge. We look forward to meeting many of you there on the day.