Category: Meeting Report

This year’s annual projected image knockout competition was something of a landmark as it was the last to be managed by Roger Walton and Rob Rivron. It is (almost) inconceivable that anyone else could take over from this infamous duo …

Results for Annual Projected Image Knockout Competition 2019 Read More »

Click here for a pdf of round by round results. Congratulations to Martin for winning through this tough competition yet again (please note that any suggestion of a fix will be strenuously denied!) and of course thanks to everyone who took …

Results for Annual Projected Knockout Competition – 18th December 2018 Read More »

The results of the annual print competition for 2018 can be found in this PDF document. There were two competitions on the night: colour and monochrome.

The 2017-18 annual projected image competitions – for monochrome and colour – were held on 19th June 2018. In the galleries below you will see those images that received recognition on the night. The images in each gallery are in …

Results of annual projected image competitions 2018 Read More »

Click here for a pdf of round by round results. Congratulations to Martin for winning through all of the tough competition and also to everyone who took part. Of course, it would not be the competition we have come to know …

Results for Annual Projected Knockout Competition – 19th December 2017 Read More »

Click here for a pdf of round by round results. Congratulations to David for winning through all of the tough competition and also to everyone who took part. Of course, it would not be the competition we have come to know …

Results for Annual Projected Knockout Competition – 13th December 2016 Read More »

Click here for pdf of round by round results. Congratulations to David on his photo lasting til the end… and everyone who entered. A big thank you to our comedy duo of presenters Roger and Rob and for Roger’s hard work …

Results for Annual Projected Image Knockout Competition, 15th December 2015 Read More »

The meeting on 20 January was a print competition, the second round of our annual club competition.

Thornwick Bay - Henrietta Byrne

On Tuesday 18th November Henrietta Byrne LRPS DPAGB gave a talk on landscape images, capturing the light between the hours of dawn and dusk. She showed a fascinating series of photographs taken at different times of day, and with different …

Meeting report – Tuesday 18th November 2014 – Henrietta Byrne – “Landscape images, capturing the light between the hours of dawn and dusk” Read More »

On Tuesday 4 November, Ray Brammall ARPS DPAGB APAGB showed us prints and digital images. He also offered advice on composition, processing and printing. For more information on events, see our Programme page.

The first round of our annual club competition took place on 21 October. Congratulations to Chris Sharples for scoring 20 out of 20 with his photograph of a puffin! For more info on our meetings, see our Programme page.

The meeting on 7th October was a technical evening. Committee members demonstrated colour calibration, how to prepare projected images, and how to mount prints for competitions. See our Programme page for more info about events.  

We had a member’s discussion to share ideas for the 3 Yenric themes later this year. This was followed by a discussion about possible changes to competitions next year. For more info on other current and future events, please see …

Meeting report – Tuesday 23rd September 2014 – Members’ Discussion Evening 1 Read More »

On 16 September Paul Gunning gave a presentation on macro photography images, complete with tips and tricks on how to take them, and suggestions for inexpensive equipment. Paul has very kindly given us permission to display his presentation slides on …

Meeting Report – 16th September 2014 – Macro photography images and how to take them – Paul Gunning Read More »

Welcome back to everybody after the summer break! Our very own Roger Walton kicked off the 2014-15 season with an introduction to Lightroom (with extra useful bits for those who already use it) followed by before and after exemplar photos. …

Meeting Report – 2nd September 2014 – Introduction to Lightroom followed by before and after exemplar photos – Roger Walton Read More »

Six of us were lucky enough to stay at a bunkhouse in Rosedale Abbey in the North Yorkshire Moors for a weekend, with John Potter as  our guide  and teacher of how we might improve our photographic skills, both in …

Report on Rosedale Photography Workshop – 4th-6th April 2014 Read More »

Len Downes, long-term member of GAMMA, showed us a selection of his ballet and band images, along with some other work both serious and frivolous.

This was a practical evening with portrait and table top lighting set-ups to try out some of the techniques of the previous meeting. Here are some of our members hard at work, and some of the resulting images.

Chris demonstrated some commonly used lighting techniques and tools in Lightroom that he uses for his semi-professional studio work. Bryan regularly uses a graphics tablet. He gave us a guided tour of the functions on his tablet and gave some …

Meeting Report – “Using a Tablet” (Bryan Oxley) and “Portrait Processing” (Chris Sharples) – Tuesday 11th February 2014 Read More »

The third round of the club competition featured the usual fantastic range of subjects and styles. Congratulations to Lindsey and Helen for scoring full marks.  

John Potter showed us some of his recent landscape images. He also gave plenty of tips for improving our landscape and architectural photography, as well as general workflow.

Come and enjoy the images for our one-off knockout event, when the audience vote for a final winner and hopefully Rob doesn’t choke on a counter in his tea. Congratulations to Roger P on winning the knockout competition. Particular thanks …

Meeting Report – Annual Projected Image Knockout Competition – Tuesday 17th December 2013 Read More »

If you are a newbie, we hope the Introduction will have inspired you to enter your prints for our second competition of the year. If you’ve entered before, we hope you’ve been inspired by the projects or your own themes. …

Meeting Report – Club Competition (Round 2) – Print – Tuesday 19th November 2013 Read More »

The first opportunity of the season to offer your photos for feedback and gain marks to go towards the club competition. A really good turn-out of images – We think nearly every member present had entered images into the competion.  …

Report on Club Competition (Round 1) – Projected Image A – Tuesday, 1st October 2013 Read More »

Rob Rivron introduced, and then Roger W ran, a thoroughly entertaining session about the attractions of the fortnightly meet-ups of “Cuppa and Capture”.  See Cuppa And Capture Reports and Future Events. John Potter gave a wonderful presentation on ‘Trees’.  As …

Meeting Report – An Evening of Two Halves – “Cuppa and Capture” and “Photographing Trees” – Tuesday 17th September 2013 (Extra Meeting) Read More »

An Introduction led by members of the committee: – Learn how to resize your photographs and practise using a mount board cutter – information here.  Everyone present promised to enter the competitions as a result. There was also be an …

Meeting Report – “Preparing your Images for entering the Projected Image and Print Competitions” – Tuesday 10th September 2013 (Extra Meeting) Read More »

Roger Walton gives us a baseline for the coming year.  Remember that many Lightroom techniques work with Photoshop Elements too. Even seasoned lightroom users grilled Roger over the export to 1400×1050 pixel issue for portrait and landscape – this will …

Meeting Report – Roger Walton “Photography Basics and Introduction to Lightroom Post-processing” – Tuesday 3rd September 2013 Read More »

A good day was had by all: there was sadly plenty of scope for today’s topic.      

Another good day, the subject giving us plenty of scope in York- some of us concentrated on the external architecture and others on internal detail .             Please click on any image to bring up …

Report on Cuppa and Capture – “Places of Worship” – 12th August 2013 Read More »