Category: YPU News

News specific to YPU rather than member clubs

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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YPU Welcomes Two New Clubs

Following approval at the latest Executive meeting the Yorkshire Photographic Union are pleased to welcome two new clubs: Beverley Photographic Club and St Pete’s Photo Group (Shipley). We look forward to your future participation in YPU activities.
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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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