Category: YPU News

News specific to YPU rather than member clubs

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…

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,…

The YPU Annual Exhibition 2021 at Bradford

At the recent YPU Club Representatives meeting the 2021 YPU Annual Exhibition was discussed at length. Below is the full information provided at the meeting by YPU Exhibition Coordinator, Marilyn Roberts.  A reminder that the Exhibition portal is now open for your club’s projected image entry. Full details and rules can be seen on the…

Keighley Day programme available

The Keighley Day page now shows the programme for the day, along with information about how to attend (virtually, of course) and an introduction to the speakers.

YPU Zoom Advice

The YPU want your club to get Zooming! Due to the Covid19 situation, any Club meetings currently taking place are happening via Zoom and sadly this now appears to be the prospect for many months to come. It seems likely that meetings in clubrooms will not go ahead before spring 2021 at least, so although…

PAGB GB Cup & Trophy 2021

The format of these events has changed and they will now be run in combination in order to encourage more print entries. Additionally, to encourage print entries the maximum paper size allowed will now be A4 and there will be no charge for print entries. The new rules for the events can be found at:http://www.thepagb.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/gbcup_trophy_rules.pdfand…

YPU Keighley Day

1030hrs to 1600hrs Saturday 14th November 2020. Due to the ongoing situation concerning Covid-19 this year the Keighley Day presentations will be carried out online using Zoom. The two speakers will be Ross McKelvey (MPAGB MFIAP EFIAP/p FBPE FIPF) and Bob Given (MPAGB EFIAP EPSA ABPE). Full details are on the Keighley Day page.

Information regarding the increase in projection sizes

Following and enquiry by Tony Sheeky of Halifax P.S. The reason that the YPU have made this decision is purely administrative. For the PAGB Annual Inter-Federation Competition and Exhibition we are now required to submit images at 1600×1200. If the YPU continued requiring 1400×1050 we would have the problem of having to ask all authors…

Club Meetings and Advice for Lecturers and Judges

At the moment the Government are not advising to cancel club meetings however that situation may change at short notice. Club Committee members are advised to keep briefed of the situation and be prepared to cancel meetings at short notice The following advice for your meeting and committee might be helpful: Please follow the guidelines…

Annual Exhibition Update

On behalf of the YPU Executive we sincerely hope that you are managing to stay safe and healthy during the Covid 19 outbreak, even if your photography has become a little limited. The Annual Exhibition 2020 Many of you are perhaps wondering what plans there are for the postponed 2020 YPU Annual Exhibition which had…