Category: YPU News

News specific to YPU rather than member clubs

Now Open… YPU Annual Exhibition and Assembly 2022

The YPU Annual Exhibition and Assembly, this year hosted by f4 Photographic Group, our first combined Exhibition and Assembly since 2019, is now open The exhibition opens at 10am at the University of Hull in the Brynmor Jones Library, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 7RX, The Assembly was held at The University of Hull in the…
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Closure of Bradford Photographic Society

Sadly, Bradford Photographic Society closed as a member of Yorkshire Photographic Society’s 70 clubs on Thursday 24th March, after 162 years since it began. Bradford PS was one of the founder members of the YPU and had a rich history of well-known photographers throughout the years. Bradford Camera Club has accepted to incorporate Bradford PS so…
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Annual Exhibition 2022 Judging

Judging for both the print and PDI entries took place at Carleton Community Centre, Pontefract over the weekend of 5th/6th March – in fact, the large number of PDI entries meant that much of 7th was required too. The team at Carleton consisted of a mix of YPU Exec members and volunteers from f4 Photographic…
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Nominations for YPU Executive

As you may have heard through your Club Secretary or YPU Representative nominations are now being sought for three current vacancies on the YPU Executive Committee. An outline of the roles can be read below and this, along with the nomination form, also can be found on our Downloads page. Please send completed forms by…
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PAGB GB Cup and Trophy: Success for YPU Clubs

A note from Marilyn Roberts, YPU President – The results of the PAGB GB Cup and Trophy have now been published, and it’s with much pleasure I and the whole of the YPU Executive Committee congratulate the following YPU clubs for taking part: Doncaster Camera, Ilkley Camera Club, F4 Photographic Group ( this year’s YPU…
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A New Year Message

On behalf of myself and all of the YPU Executive Committee I would like to wish the 72 YPU clubs and their members a Happy New Year. We would especially like to thank all the YPU Judges and Lecturers who have kept us all entertained and enthralled, be it by zoom or more lately for…
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Updating Club Information on the YPU Portal

A note from Andrew Pell, YPU Print Secretary: It’s now possible to add your Club Reps to the YPU Portal – please ask your Competition Secretary to look in the ‘Club Officers’ section and add the relevant person to the “YPU Rep” role… I’m getting closer to sorting out the mailshot system for notifications It’d…
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Yorkshire Photographic Union 2022 Inter-Club PDI Championship

This championship (previously known as YPU Club Competition) is now open for club entries. The aim of the 2022 YPU Inter-Club PDI Championship is to select two YPU Clubs that will represent the YPU at the 2022 PAGB Inter-Club Championship (PDIs) to be held in July 2022. Clubs are invited to enter 20 Open PDI…
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PAGB Cup and Trophy 2022

The newly combined PAGB Cup and Trophy are now open for entries. Although this is not a YPU competition we would, of course, encourage a strong showing from Yorkshire clubs. Details from PAGB are below, with full information on their website. OPEN FOR ENTRY – https://pagbhost.co.uk/main/main.php These are now being run as a single event,…
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Contacting the YPU – a gentle reminder

Please note, anyone wishing to contact the YPU Secretary or any other YPU Executive Committee members should use the email address and the contact form on this website. Unfortunately, our past secretary Stephen Dean is still receiving communications. Stephen is now enjoying a well-earned retirement!
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Yorkshire Photographic Union 2022 Annual Exhibition – Rules and Conditions for Prints and Projected Digital Images – Entries open 6th November 2021

The full entry requirements and instructions for the 2022 Annual Exhibition are available to view and download by Club/Society Secretaries and Club/Society YPU Secretaries in the “Documents” section on the YPU Portal website. Important Dates: Saturday 6th Nov 2021 Competition open for on-line entries- both Prints & PDIs Thursday 24th Feb. 2022 Closing date for…
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Camera Collectors – A message from the National Science and Media Museum

A message from NSMM via Marilyn Roberts DPAGB BPE3, YPU President: “Calling all collectors! I’ve been contacted by the curator of collections at Bradford Science and Media Museum. They have been having a sort out at the Museum and have found lots of duplicate old cameras in their collections, no doubt from donations over the…
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YPU Annual Exhibition Feedback

We received some great feedback after the visitor numbers were released from our 2021 YPU Exhibition, which was held at Bradford Science and Media Museum and hosted by Bradford Photographic Society: 4538 visitors saw the Exhibition over its 32-day run! Visitor comments included: ‘I felt the display of the Yorkshire Photographic Union was excellent both…
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