Category: YPU News

News specific to YPU rather than member clubs

The Media of Mediumship – a research project

YPU has been contacted by Professor Christine Ferguson, a researcher undertaking a project called ‘The Media of Mediumship’ Professor Christine Ferguson: – We’re really hoping that members of photographic societies will be able to attend some of the events and perhaps even participate in our end-of-project focus group meetings next year, where we’ll ask participants…
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PAGB Inter-federation Competition 2021 results

The results are in from the 2021 PAGB Inter Federation Competition.  YPU had a brilliant result coming in at joint 3rd place in the Open Digital Competition, up amongst the top Federations in the UK. Joint 8th place in Nature Digital gave us another commendable result too.  The images can be viewed on the PAGB…
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PAGB Masters of Print Catalogue

The PAGB Masters of Print Catalogue is available for order now, closing 29th June. Note that all Club Secretaries and entrants are entitled to a free copy, including postage. Details are available on the main PAGB website.
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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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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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YPU Annual General Meeting & Executive Changes

The 2021 YPU Annual General Meeting took place on Saturday 27th February over Zoom. Following a positive and helpful discussion of the agenda items and other business the following changes to the Executive were confirmed: President: Marilyn Roberts DPAGB, BPE3* Secretary: Shelley Knight LRPS President Elect: Chris Hodgson BA (Phot) ARPS,CPAGB Thanks were given to those previous…
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FIAP Entry Selection – 2021 Colour Biennial

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 Portraits b. Minimalism c. Humour Entry is open now and closes on 15th Jan 2021. Entry and much further details on the…
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Keighley Day 2020

One viewer’s experience: Sally Sallet ARPS AFIAP CPAGB BPE3* There were times in the spring that we doubted that the Keighley Day would happen at all, Covid-19 prohibiting travel for our invited guests, Bob Given & Ross Mckelvey, both illustrious photographers from Northern Ireland. Then came Zoom and, with promises of fame, fortune & gin,…
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