Tag: Talk

Ossett DCC: Tesni Ward – Photographing British Wildlife; *new date* Thursday 22nd February, 7:00 pm, The Coach House, Ossett

Postponed due to snow: rescheduled to 22nd February Britain is home to some of the most charismatic wildlife in the world, yet some species can be elusive, making them a challenge for any photographer. This talk covers stories from the field, essential fieldcraft and how to ensure you remain ethical whilst developing your portfolio. Tesni…
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Keighley Day 2023 Success

Report by Marilyn Roberts DPAGB BPE4, YPU Exhibition Co-ordinator The YPU President Richard Littlefair and President-elect Chris Hodgson welcomed our YPU Keighley Day speakers on Saturday 11th November – Glyn Dewis (Adobe educator and successful author) and Ross McKelvey MPAGB, FIPF, MFIAP, FBPE from the successful Catchlight CC in Belfast. Our thanks to all the…
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Viewfinder PS – Simon Baxter: ‘Beyond the Trees’, Monday, 4th December 2023 – 7.00pm (via Zoom)

Simon Baxter: ‘Beyond the Trees’ Monday, 4th December 2023 – 7.00pm (via Zoom) For our final Zoom session this year we welcome ‘woodland photographer’ Simon Baxter, Simon is a professional photographer from North Yorkshire and “the first woodland photographer on YouTube”. His passion is to explore, discover, experience and photograph the less obvious intimate scenes that are close…
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Otley CC: Reginald Van de Velde presents “Dereliction & Drones”, Thursday 23rd March 2023

Reginald Van de Velde (Belgium, 1975) scouts the unknown & unseen. As a traveller he journeys all over the world, trying to capture the momentum of splendour still undisturbed by the turmoil and temptations of modern society. He is a vagabond for lost beauty, a chronicler of forgotten magnificence. His work has been exhibited in many solo and group expos at festivals, galleries and museums…
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Viewfinder Photographic Society Presents: “Rock Stars Don’t Smile”: Danny Clifford, Monday, 17th April 2023, 7:30pm – Parkway Cinema, Beverley

As a world-renowned Rock and Roll photographer, Danny Clifford has spent his illustrious career as a ‘fly on the wall’ to the most iconic musical artists of the last 40 years. From his big break, aged 20, as Bob Dylan’s official photographer in the late 1970s, through his close working relationships with Queen, The Who, The Rolling…
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Viewfinder PS: Reginald Van de Velde: ‘Memento Mori’, Monday 6th March 2023, 7.00pm via Zoom

Images: Reginald Van de Velde On Monday 6th March we welcome (via Zoom) award-winning Belgian photographer, Reginald Van de Velde.  Reginald specialises in photographing unconventional architecture. He seeks out and captures ruins and abandoned places that take us on a journey through a world of dystopian dreamscapes. Reginald finds tranquility, beauty and wonder in the patina of dereliction and abstract patterns of forgotten grandeur. His…
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Otley Camera Club: Emma Finch QGPP – “Portraits with Impact”, Thursday February 9th 2023

Otley Camera Club is proud to announce that our speaker on 9th February is the renowned award-winning professional photographer Emma Finch, owner of Emma Finch Photography; Belle Privé Photography; and AWOL Studios, Manchester. Her synopsis of the discussion is: Improve your portrait skills… It covers many aspects of portrait photography, from posing, lighting, styling and…
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Viewfinder PS Presents: Damien Demolder: “Building A Street Picture”, Monday 30th January 2023, 7:00pm via Zoom

Damien Demolder is a photographer, journalist and educator. He has worked in the photographic publishing industry since 1997, including 15 years at the world’s only weekly photo magazine, Amateur Photographer, where he was editor. He is also a marketing and technology advisor for camera manufacturers, providing consultancy services for market development and brand positioning. Damien is…
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Diary Dates 2023

It may be helpful for all club members to have a concise list of dates showing various events that are in the YPU calendar for 2023: February 9th – Inter-club Championships* – for PDI and Print entries closes at 23.55hrs February 23rd – Annual Exhibition* closes for all entries at 23.55hrs. February 26th – SUNDAY…
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Settle Photographic Group: Amy Bateman talks about her Exhibition, St John’s Church Hall, Settle, Monday 5th December 2022, 7:30pm

Settle Photographic Group present Amy Bateman talking about her current “Forty Farms” exhibition showing at Rheded Gallery. Amy’s talk will be held at St John’s Church Hall, Settle, on Monday 5th December 2022 at 7:30pm. Zoom is available to SPG members only, but others are welcome to come to the meeting in Settle.  Admission £4. …
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Viewfinder Photographic Society Presents: ‘Images from the Highlands’ by Alex Nail, Monday 21st November 2022 (7.00pm) via Zoom

Alex Nail is a full-time landscape photographer, particularly known for his mountain and wilderness images. He regularly travels to Iceland, Norway and Drakensberg, but it is the North-West Highlands of Scotland that draw him back time and again. These visits north of the border resulted in his highly acclaimed 2018 book ’Northwest’, which Joe Cornish described…
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