It's our AGM on Wednesday 4 April 2018 and we want your views on how to make your camera club even better.


Autumn and winter programme 2017-2018 (indoors)

  • Wednesday 27 September: enrolment and programme overview

  • Wednesday 4 October: club talk – How to enter and win competitions
  • Wednesday 11 October: filters practical evening – Looking at filters; what they are, what they do and how to use them

    Submission date for open contest
  • Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October: outdoors practical at Knaresborough Castle Use your filters in earnest
  • Wednesday 18 October: People of Ripon, guest speaker Paul Oldham
  • Wednesday 25 Open competition: judged by Gary Lawson

  • Wednesday 1 November: digital techniques – Textures, borders, frames, diptychs and triptychs
  • Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 November: outdoors practical at Brimham Rocks – Use your landscape photography skills
  • Wednesday 8 November: club talk practical review evening  Presenting and discussing work from the Knaresborough Castle and Brimham Rocks practical sessions
  • Wednesday 15 November: practical –  Still life tabletop photography

    Submission date for mono competition
  • Wednesday 22 November: guest speaker Giles Rocholl – Modern landscape photography
  • Wednesday 29 November: mono competition judged by Alison Raven

  • Wednesday 6 December: Let's go light painting  Light painting, general night photography and Christmas lights
  • Wednesday 13 December: club talk – Practical review evening presenting and discussing the results of the tabletop top and night photography practical sessions

  • Wednesday 24 January: club talk – Six of the best action and sport images
  • Saturday 27 and Sunday 28: outdoors practical  Outdoor portrait session with model and outdoor lighting 
  • Wednesday 31 January: practical indoor portrait session  – Working with a model and studio lighting

  • Wednesday 7 February: practical review evening – Presenting and discussing results from the outdoor and indoor portrait practical sessions
Submission date for action competition
  • Wednesday 14 February: digital processing session – Software and techniques and portrait editing demonstration
  • Wednesday 21 February: action competition judged by Ian Wray
  • Wednesday 28 February: open practical evening taking –  Suggestions from club members
        Submission date for portrait competition

  • Wednesday 7 March: mini lectures Presentations from club members
  • Wednesday 14 March: portrait competition judged by Lyndon Smith
  • Wednesday 21 March: guest speaker Kathryn WiddowsonThe business of photography
  • Wednesday 28 March: final competition of the season – Best of the best. Winners from the year go head to head. Judged by Ian Wray

APRIL 2018
  • Wednesday 4 April: AGM – the opportunity to voice your opinions on the year.

NOTE: GUEST SPEAKERSplease click here for guidance notes.