Programme

Events 2020

Meetings start at 8pm, doors open 7:30pm.

 

January
8th Viewing of the images selected for the YPU Annual PDI Exhibition 2019.
Closing date for entries for the January Quarterly Competition.
15th Annual Awards & Buffet Dinner. The Britannia Pub, 239 Swinnow Road, Pudsey, Leeds, LS28 9AP. 7pm for 7:30pm 
22nd January Quarterly Competition. Judging and Critique by Bill Mahoney.
29th Yorkshire Post photographer, Simon Hulme returns to give a presentation of the life and work of a press photographer.
February
5th Viewing of members’ 2020 YPU Exhibition submissions.
Closing date for Bob Redman Trophy entries. Members may enter up to 3 images as PDIs or prints (or a combination). The set subject for 2020 is “Lines.”
12th An Evening with Royston Packer DPAGB AWPF LINSWP. A digital presentation entitled “Travels to Tanzania”.
19th Annual Auction Night. Tonight is about raising much – needed funds for the society so come along and bag a bargain. Don’t forget to bring along something that you no longer need and wish to sell or donate.
Images needed for Interclub selection: Set Subject: Graffiti; Set Theme: Portrait, People & Figure Studies.
26th Bob Redman Trophy – Judging & critique by Monty Trent LRPS.
Set subject: Lines
Closing date for Tony Mitchell Trophy entries. 3 projected images on set subjects, which for 2020 are: 1 Architecture/General Record, 1 Nature, 1 Sport/Action/Photo-journalism.

March
4th Two of our newer members, David Benedict & Maureen Hemingway will give a video presentation showcasing some of their very varied work over the years and some of the videos Maureen made of her hobby, showing some of the interesting people and places they have visited on their travels.
7th (Sat) Interclub Round 3 – Ossett & District Camera Club. 7.30pm.
Set Subject: Graffiti. Set Theme: Portrait, People & Figure Studies.
11th Image Editing Walk-through & Technique. Richard Greaves will once again guide us through more Photoshop mysteries.
Images needed for Interclub selection. Set Subject: Shadow; Set Theme: Travel.
18th CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – A lecture by Robert Helliwell ARPS.
25th  CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – A favourite of the club, Keaton Roebuck, returns to give another of his entertaining presentations entitled “My Way”. A night not to be missed.
April
1st  CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – A new guest speaker to the club, Bill Mahoney presents “Wildlife of South Africa’s Kruger National Park.” A digital presentation with possibly a few prints.
Closing date for entries for the April Quarterly Competition. Members may enter up to 3 Colour PDIs, 3 Mono PDIs, 3 Colour Prints and 3 Mono Prints.
2nd (Thu)  CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – A return of the 3 way battle between L.C.P.S, Garforth Camera Club & Pontefract Camera Club. Hosted by Pontefract Camera Club, Carleton Community Centre, Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ. Start time to be advised.
4th (Sat) CANCELLED – Interclub Round 4. – Bradford Camera Club. 7.30pm
Set Subject: Shadow. Set Theme: Travel.
8th  CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – Table Top Night with a fruity theme. Bring along your fruit and, of course, your cameras.
15th CANCELLED – April Quarterly Competition – Judging & Critique by Brian Crossland LRPS.
Closing date for the Lightowler Trophy entries, a panel of 3 monochrome prints on a theme chosen by the entrant.
Closing date for the Colour Award entries, a panel of 3 colour prints on a theme chosen by the entrant.
22nd President’s Evening. What treats does our President have in store this year?
29th CANCELLED – Sally Sallett presents “Never Underestimate an Old Woman with a Camera.”
A digital and print presentation together with a couple audio visual sequences.
May
6th  POSTPONED TO LATER IN YEAR – Lightowler Trophy & Colour Award. Judging & Critique by Andrew Rothery.
Closing date for the Small Print Award entries. Members may enter up to 3 prints, either mono or colour which must not exceed A4 in size. Mounting is optional.
13th CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – Studio Night. We will be converting our normal venue into a photographic studio. Model(s) required, do you know of any?
20th CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – A practical evening, using the “Buddy System”. Working on laptops, more experienced members partner up with those less experienced to edit images. We finish with a before and after presentation and a short description of what was done.
27th POSTPONED TO LATER IN YEAR – The Small Print Award – Judging & Critique by David Burgess MA (Phot) ARPS.
Closing date for Elsie Freeman Trophy entries. Members may enter up to 4 prints (Colour only) on any subject.
June
3rd CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – 10 Minute Stars. A chance for members to give a short presentation on any photography related subject.
10th CANCELLED – Alison Taylor LRPS. A digital presentation in 2 parts. Part 1: “Scenes of Yorkshire”. Part2: “Coastal Photography”.
17th POSTPONED TO LATER IN YEAR – Tony Mitchell Trophy and Elsie Freeman Trophy. Judging & Critique by Nigel Plant ARPS AFIAP DPAGB.
24th CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – Evening out. Our first evening out of the year. Venue to be confirmed.
Please do not go to our usual venue at the St. George’s Centre in Middleton – we will not be there!
July
1st CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – Brian & Sue Trout – “The Road to EFIAP.” A look at their images submitted for their EFIAP qualification.
Closing date for entries for the July Quarterly Competition. Members may enter up to 3 Colour PDIs, 3 Mono PDIs, 3 Colour Prints and 3 Mono Prints.
8th Evening out. Our second evening out. Venue to be confirmed.
Please do not go to our usual venue at the St. George’s Centre in Middleton – we will not be there!
15th  CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – Quarterly Competition – Judging & Critique by Haydn Bartlett LSWPP.
22nd  CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – Show & Tell. Bring in 5 images that you wouldn’t normally consider for competitions. Tell us why you took the image and what you have done to it in post processing.
Closing date for Annual Exhibition Prints entries. There is no limit to the number of prints you may submit.
29th  CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – A presentation by Steve Bavill. What has our Competition/Programme Secretary been up to in the last year?
Closing date for Annual Exhibition Projected Digital Images entries. There is no limit to the number of PDIs you may submit.
August
5th  CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – A presentation by David Burgess MA (Phot) ARPS entitled “The Ongoing Journey.” A digital presentation of his current work.
12th  CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – Annual Exhibition Prints – Judging & Critique by Royston Packer DPAGB AWPF LINSWP.
19th  CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – Annual Exhibition PDIs – Judging & Critique by Peter Wells ARPS CPAGB BPE3* AFIAP.
 26th  CANCELLED AS CLUB MEETINGS SUSPENDED – Anthony Ware gives us another presentation of his excellent work.
   
September
2nd Another practical evening, using the “Buddy System”. Working on laptops, more experienced members to partner up with less experienced members, editing images. We finish with before and after presentations and a short description of what was done.
Closing date for “Straight out of Camera” competition entries. No editing allowed, not even re-sizing.
9th A presentation entitled “Small World” by Andrew Foley.
16th “Straight Out of the Camera” competition. Judging by club members.
23rd Photoshop with Richard Greaves. What editing techniques has Richard got for us this time?
Images needed for October Interclub selection. Set Subject: To be announced. Set Theme: Altered Reality
30th Awards Panels – If you were challenged to pick your best pictures of all time and present them as a panel of 10, for either an RPS or PAGB award, what would you show? A fun night to see if what you’ve got in your back catalogue could be submitted for an award. Every image is bound to have a short story.
Closing date for entries for the October Quarterly Competition. Members may enter up to 3 Colour PDIs, 3 Mono PDIs, 3 Colour Prints and 3 Mono Prints.
October
TBA Interclub Round 1. Hosted by Bradford Photographic Society.
Set Subject: To be announced. Set Theme: Altered Reality
7th Wayne Hoyle presents “Australian Adventure”. A look at Queensland and the Australian Outback.
14th Halloween themed Table Top night. Bring along anything associated with Halloween to create some spooky shots.
21st October Quarterly Competition. Judging and Critique by Christine Hartley.
28th Our third evening out of the year. Light painting using torches, lasers, light sticks and spinning burning wire wool. Venue to be decided.
Images needed for November Interclub selection. Set Subject: To be announced. Set Theme: Sports, Action & Photojournalism.
November
4th A.G.M. The Annual General Meeting of the Leeds Co-operative Photographic Society is your chance, as members, to have your say on how the club is run. Your input is vital.
Closing date for the Padgett Trophy Competition. 
11th Interclub Round 2, hosted by ourselves. Members’ assistance is required on the night. Please come along and give your support.
Set Subject: To be announced. Set Theme: Sports, Action & Photojournalism.
18th Ray Brammall ARPS DPAGB APAGB EFIAP presents “A Photographer’s Year”. A digital and print presentation.
25th Padgett Trophy Competition. Judging and Critique by Gerry Padgett LRPS.
December
2nd Grahame Gage gives us another entertaining evening with his presentation entitled “Whatever Next 4”.
9th Image of the Year Judging & Critique by Colin Williams CPAGB EFIAP.
16th Tonight we break for Christmas and New Year. Come along to our party and enjoy some light hearted photography fun and maybe a quiz.
23rd Closed
30th Closed