Programme

Events 2019

Meetings start at 8pm, doors open 7:30pm.
An asterisk (*) denotes a YPU lecturer/judge.

January
2nd Print mounting exercise. Several members have been asking about how to mount prints. As there are many ways to do this we’re going to mount some prints showing a few ways that work.
Closing date for entries for the January Quarterly Competition.
9th Padgett Trophy (2018) judging. Judge: Gerry Padgett LRPS, DPAGB, APAGB.
16th Annual Awards & Buffet Dinner. The Britannia Pub, 239 Swinnow Road, Pudsey, Leeds, LS28 9AP.
Awards to be presented by Gerry Padgett. LRPS, DPAGB, APAGB.
23rd January Quarterly Competition judging night. Judge: Frank Lodge CPAGB.
Closing date for YPU Exhibition entries
30th Royston Packer DPAGB, AWPF, LSINWP – A Journey through India, an audio/visual talk surrounding his visits to India and search for Bengal tigers.
Closing date for Bob Redman Trophy Competition.
February
6th Giles Rocholl returns this year to demonstrate how he edits his own photographs in Photoshop to produce award winning images. Members’ images (Best format is Raw) are welcome and Giles will suggest how to edit them.
13th Viewing of members’ YPU Exhibition submissions.
YPU Exhibition entries will be submitted on this evening.
20th Bob Redman Trophy judging night. Judge: Howard Tate, MA (Phot) ARPS AFIAP.
Subject for 2019: RED
27th 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.
Closing date for Tony Mitchell Trophy competition (1x pictorial, 1x general record/architecture, 1x nature).
Images needed for Interclub selection (set subject: Opposites, Set theme: Sports, Action & Photojournalism).

March
6th Professional photographer Sue Leonard LRPS presents an overview of her workflow showing how she edits her photographs in Adobe Lightroom followed by either a question and answer session or members could bring their own photos along (Best format is Raw) and Sue will suggest how to edit them.
13th Keaton Roebuck– A welcome return of a club favourite with his presentation entitled “My Way Revisited”.
Sat 16th Interclub round 3. Hosted by Leeds Photographic Society; 7.30pm start.
Set Subject: Opposites; Set Theme: Sports Action and Photojournalism.
20th Tony Mitchell Trophy judging night. Judge: Colin WilliamsaCPAGB, EFIAP.
Images needed for Interclub selection (set subject: Derelict Beuty, set theme: Nature).
27th Table top night with Anthony Ware. Refraction Photography: Shooting abstract photos using refraction techniques through glass and water.
Closing date for April Quarterly Competition.
April
3rd Christine Hodgson BA(Phot), ARPS, CPAGB. Following on from our earlier lectures on Photoshop and Lightroom Christine presents “Fun with Topaz and Nik Silver Efex”.
10th 10 Minute Stars (or showing work from Table top night).
Sat 13th Interclub Round 4. Host Club: Halifax Photographic Society; 7.30pm start.
Set Subject: Derelict Beauty; Set Theme: Nature.
17th April Quarterly competition judging night. Judge: Sally Sallett ARPS, CPAGB, BPE3.
Closing date for Lightowler Trophy and Colour Award competitions.
24th Bill Johnson ARPS, DPAGB, APAGB brings us a presentation entitled “In My View” featuring anything from darkroom to digital.
May
1st Photoshop Workshop – Richard Greaves will once again be walking you through another Photoshop technique. Bring your laptop and join in or simply observe. Please let Richard know if there are any techniques you wish to see.
8th Lightowler Trophy & Colour Award judging. Judge: Keaton Roebuck.
Closing date for A4 prints competition.
15th Sue and Brian Trout LRPS,BPE*1 – a digital presentation entitled “Out of Africa”.
22nd President’s Night. What will Martin be showing this year from his travels ?
29th A4 Prints Competition judging night. Judge: Richard Egan FRPS, DPAGB.
Closing date for Elsie Freeman competition.
June
5th Jane Ellis presents “Around the UK in Classic Railway Posters”.
12th An evening with the YPU Past President, Alan Stopher CPAGB. A two part presentation featuring a PowerPoint presentation about the YPU followed by a display of prints and a talk about his photographic journey.
19th Elsie Freeman Trophy judging night – Judge: Monty Trent LRPS
26th Evening out – venue yet to be decided.
July
3rd Brian Hemsworth presents a selection of his excellent prints from near and far.
Closing date for July Quarterly Competition
10th Image editing walk through & technique. Richard Grevaes will once again guide us through more Photoshop mysteries.
17th July Quarterly Competition judging night. Judge: Andrew Rothery.
Closing date for Annual Exhibition Print entries.

24th Evening out. Our second evening out of the year. Venue yet to be decided.
31st Show and 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 Projected Digital Images.
August
7th Annual Exhibition – Prints. Judges comments night. Judge: To be confirmed.
14th Annual Exhibition – Projected Digital Images. Judges comments night. Judge: Stephen Dean LRPS.
21st A practical evening, using the Buddy system.   Working on laptops, more experienced members partner up with beginners, editing images. Finish with before and after presentation with a 1 minute description of what was done.
 28th  “Bavill’s Travels” – A presentation by our own Steve Bavill. Where in the world has Steve been since his last presentation?
   
September
4th 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 story.
Closing date for “Straight out of camera” competition.
11th Presentation by Erica OramaCPAGB, AFIAP, BPE2. Subject still to be confirmed.
18th “Straight out of camera” judging night. Judged by ourselves.
25th Studio Night – A studio lighting workshop. Learning about the lights and how to use them, not just taking photos after somebody has thrown a couple of lights up on stands.
October
2nd Presentation by Wayne Hoyle and Dave Wood– two of our newest presenters. A video presentation by Wayne and a digital presentation by Dave.
Closing date for October Quarterly Competition.
Images needed for Interclub selection.
9th Howard Tate MA (Phot), ARPS, AFIAP. A presentation of Howard’s prints showing his latest work and projects.
16th Studio Night. A chance to put into practice the lighting techniques explained in the studio lighting workshop.
Sat 19th Interclub Round 1. Host club: Hebden Bridge. Set Subject: TBA. Set Theme: Scapes.
23rd October Quarterly Competition judging night. Judge: Rodney Smith CPAGB.
Closing date for Image of the Year competition.
30th Evening out. Our third night out and a chance to get some outdoor evening images.
November
6th AGM. The Annual General Meeting of Leeds Co-operative Photographic Society is your chance as members to have your say on how it is run. Your input is vital.
13th Image Of The Year competition judging night. Judge: Ray Brammall ARPS EFIAP DPAGB APAGB.
Closing date for Padgett Trophy competition
Sat 16th Interclub Competition. Round 2. Host Club: Huddersfield Photo Imaging Club. Set Subject: In The Style Of Pre-Raphaelite. Set Theme: Record.
2oth Anthony Ware gives us another presentation of his excellent work during the year.
27th The Padgett Trophy. Judge: Gerry Padgett LRPS, DPAGB, APAGB.
December
 
4th Presentation by Grahame Gage. Whatever Next 3. What has Grahame been up to this year?  Always an entertaining evening.
11th Christmas Party. Got no party to go to? Come to ours! Some light hearted photography fun to be had, and maybe a quiz.
18th Closed.
25th Closed