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National Science and Media Museum YPU Exhibition update

For those YPU members visiting the Exhibition at the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford over the next few days. It’s been mentioned that the 2021 image projection is out of order. We’ve been in touch with the Museum staff and some enthusiastic children have managed to damage a couple of the motion sensors…
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The YPU Annual Exhibition 2021 is now open

The 2021 YPU Annual Exhibition, featuring prints from 2020 and digital images from 2021, is now open at the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford, running until 27th June. Free entry tickets are available from the NSMM website.
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A Portrait by Alexander Keighley ?

In 2019 Keighley and District Photographic Society gave framed prints to the YPU Archive, including a portrait thought to be by Alexander Keighley. David Burgess, the YPU Archive Secretary, investigated…
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Annual Exhibition Catalogue reminder – deadline 5th May

A reminder for club competition secretaries: The deadline for entering addresses of the 2021 YPU Exhibition entrants onto the competition portal is 5th May. Unfortunately entrants can’t be sent a catalogue if we don’t have an address. There are still 150+ without addresses. In addition we have 84 certificates waiting to be sent to the…
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J.S Lancaster Award for service – Howard Tate

At the recent 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Photo Alliance of Great Britain, Howard Tate, MA, ARPS, AFIAP retiring President of the PAGB was awarded the JS Lancaster Award for service. Howard is also a Past president of the YPU and currently serves on the Executive Committee as events Secretary. JS Lancaster proposed the…
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Kirkbymoorside CC: Jill Wellham – ‘Out of the Blue’, April 15th 2021, 7.30pm

Jill Wellham is an artist, print maker and digital photographer, whose work encompasses landscape, flower and abstract images. But it is through the analogue photographic process of the cyanotype that she has really made her mark. Traditionally the technique combines chemicals with water to create a photosensitive solution, for coating onto a high quality paper.…
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Viewfinder Photographic Society Presents: ‘Dingle, My Only Place’ by John Hooton, Monday 19th April 2021, 7.00pm via Zoom

We’re delighted to welcome Irish landscape photographer, John Hooton on Monday, 19th April for his presentation entitled; ‘Dingle, My Only Place’. John has been taking photographs, primarily of the west coast of Ireland, for nearly 40 years. His main love is the Dingle Peninsula with its wide variety of rugged landscapes and roaring seas, offering perfect locations for both sunrise and sunset.…
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Meeting minutes now available

The draft minutes of the most recent YPU Representative and Annual General meetings are now available to view. Perhaps not at the top of many reading lists but useful as a reminder or to catch up if you couldn’t attend.
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Viewfinder PS Presents: ‘The Fjords of Patagonia’ by Julian Elliott, Monday 29th March 2021, 7.00pm via Zoom

On Monday, 29th March you’re invited on a journey to the end of the world by following Julian Elliott on a commissioned trip to ‘The Fjords of Patagonia’. See the challenges a professional photographer faces with the weather and the imagery that’s created for use by his client. Julian has been a professional landscape and travel photographer for…
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Dewsbury PG – Pioneer House Online Exhibition

Dewsbury Photographic Group are holding an online exhibition on the architectural refurbishment work carried out over a four year period from late 2016 on the Dewsbury Pioneer Co-operative Building. Kirklees Council and the Dewsbury Township Heritage Initiative in partnership with the Heritage Lottery Fund have transformed the former 19th century derelict Cooperative Pioneer building into…
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