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November 2019

Photo Walk: Leeds arcades & arches

15 November

This walk has been planned by fellow club member Liz Beattie to take in an absorbing tour of the Leeds Arches and Arcades. This is another walk not to be missed with lots of opportunities to explore and capture the fascinating architecture and life to be found in central Leeds. There will be plenty of opportunities to whet your appetite whatever your photographic interest. The use of a tripod is not allowed within the arcades but may be required elsewhere…

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Cuppa & Capture – “A panoramic view of the Minster”

18 November @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
King’s Manor Refectory, The King's Manor, Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EP United Kingdom
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Barry Oddie – ‘Who’ve You Brought Back This Time?’

26 November @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Acaster Malbis Memorial Hall, Mill Lane
Acaster Malbis, YO23 2YZ United Kingdom

Barry Oddie is a photographer from Thurnscoe in South Yorkshire who specialises in portraits and street photography exclusively in monochrome. He ‘just loves photography’ and usually carries a camera with him. Barry has a studio in his garage and often brings folk back to sit for a portrait hence the title of the talk. https://www.yorkshiremonochrome.co.uk/barry-oddie

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December 2019

Cuppa & Capture – “Passengers”

2 December @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
King’s Manor Refectory, The King's Manor, Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EP United Kingdom
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Bus, train, taxi, trishaw or any other sort of passengers you can think of!

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Photo Walk: Robin Hood’s Bay / Victorian Weekend

7 December @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Robin Hood's Bay is eccentric and quite photogenic at any time, even more so with people dressed up in the Victorian theme. Walking around Robin Hood's Bay with our cameras should be good. Details to follow.

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Mike Smith – ‘A Colourful Passion’

10 December @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

Mike Smith is an enthusiastic amateur photographer from Ripon. He started off 30 plus years ago shooting slide film on a Zenith camera but lost interest for many years. His passion for photography was rekindled with the advent of the digital era winning a competition with a shot used for Yorkshire crisps. Since then Mike’s pictures have been published in several journals and had success in other competitions. Mike is often out before the sunrise to capture the dawn and…

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Cuppa & Capture – “Stonegate”

16 December @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
King’s Manor Refectory, The King's Manor, Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EP United Kingdom
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Stonegate would have been the most direct route for transporting limestone for the construction of the Minster, brought into the city by river from the quarry at Tadcaster. This may explain the origin of the street's name although it was the first stone-paved road in York and had retained its Roman-built paved surface. So it must be worth photographing.

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Projected Image Knockout Competition

17 December @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

Christmas brings the return of the Club’s lighthearted ‘It’s A Knockout’ contest hosted as ever by BCC’s very own Two Rs the inimitable duo of Rob Rivron and Roger Walton. Details on how to enter will be circulated nearer the time.  

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Cuppa & Capture – “Joints”

30 December @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
King’s Manor Refectory, The King's Manor, Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EP United Kingdom
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Run down bars or cafes with bad reputations or the point where two things meet together (I think).

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January 2020

Presenting Your Work [Main Hall]

Tuesday 7 January 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

Following on from the success of last year’s session Graham has again taken on the mantle of organiser of ‘Presenting Your Work’. This year we will be in the hall so it will be bigger and better. Watch out for announcements nearer the time.  

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Cuppa & Capture – “Something I really dislike”

Monday 13 January 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
King’s Manor Refectory, The King's Manor, Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EP United Kingdom
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Not what I personally dislike but something which displeases the photographer taking the picture at the time.(eg a picture of Donald Trump).

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Monochrome Interest Group: “Minimalist”

Tuesday 14 January 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

A meeting of the Monochrome Interest Group (MIG). The theme is ‘Minimalist’. There will be a charge of £2 to cover the hire of the hall.

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Short Presentations

Tuesday 21 January 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

Once again we are looking forward to an evening of short talks that showcase members’ work and passion for subjects close to their hearts. Further details closer to the time.    

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Cuppa & Capture – “Angles”

Monday 27 January 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
King’s Manor Refectory, The King's Manor, Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EP United Kingdom
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Two Straight lines joined together not forming a longer straight line!

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February 2020

Members’ Critique 3: Themed Projected Images/Prints [Main Hall]

Tuesday 4 February 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

The final critique of the season is themed images. Members will be invited to submit a series of 3 or more images that are intended to be viewed together, either as prints or as projected images, with a plan of how they should be displayed. The series might include independent images on a similar theme, or images taken as part of a specific project. The moderators and audience will be invited to provide feedback on both the impact of the…

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Cuppa & Capture – “Street furniture”

Monday 10 February 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
King’s Manor Refectory, The King's Manor, Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EP United Kingdom
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Not only benches but road signs, lamp posts, letter boxes, the list goes on forever...

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Monochrome Interest Group: “Perspective”

Tuesday 11 February 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

A meeting of the Monochrome Interest Group (MIG). The theme is ‘Perspective’. There will be a charge of £2 to cover the hire of the hall.

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Hands-on Studio / Practical Evening [Main Hall]

Tuesday 18 February 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

Bryan Oxley has nobly taken up the challenge of organising this year’s practical evening. There will be a range of stations with opportunities for everyone to take pictures. This year we hope to have the exciting opportunity to photograph some models from the Youth Theatre in exchange for digital images for their portfolios.

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March 2020

Victor Vieira – ‘The Victor Vieira Experience’ [Main Hall]

Tuesday 3 March 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

French chef turned talented photographer, Victor Vieira will share images covering his entire photographic journey. Victor loves to spend time creating stunning macro photography. But his range includes people, long exposure landscape photography and, in winter at home, making some amazing pictures with drops of water. Victor Vieira was born near Carcassonne, South of France and has been living and working in Hull since 2014. As a classically trained chef, who has over fifteen years’ experience in working for busy,…

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Monochrome Interest Group: “Harbours, marinas & docks”

Tuesday 10 March 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

A meeting of the Monochrome Interest Group (MIG). The theme is ‘Harbours, marinas & docks’. There will be a charge of £2 to cover the hire of the hall.

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Making an AV and Members’ AVs

Tuesday 17 March 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

Once again Roger Walton will be compering an evening of members’ AV presentations along with tips and tricks on how to make them. Last year's session was well received - let’s see if we can make this year even better.

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Koshy Johnson – ‘A Whole Wide World of Wildlife’ [Main Hall]

Tuesday 31 March 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

Koshy became interested in nature photography in the late 1990s, getting hooked on birds in flight. He did a RPS Fellowship panel on ‘Birds in flight’ in 2000, on slide film. Since then he has been doing all aspects of wildlife but still loving capturing birds in flight. Koshy has frequently travelled to India and recently to Africa, but he is also interested in places closer to home, e.g. Bempton cliffs. He occasionally dabbles in travel photography.

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April 2020

Neil Hulme – ‘Moments in Monochrome’ [Main Hall]

Tuesday 14 April 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

B&W MINIMALISM Based in the north west of England, Neil Hulme is a self taught black and white photographer often using long exposures to focus on the essential elements of the scene before him. There is a beautiful simplicity in the minimalist approach to his work, which produces an air of calm and serenity, allowing the viewer to feel the sense of solitude he is attempting to convey The subtle and perfectly balanced use of monochrome tones and contrast add…

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Monochrome Interest Group: “Weather”

Tuesday 21 April 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

A meeting of the Monochrome Interest Group (MIG). The theme is ‘Weather’. There will be a charge of £2 to cover the hire of the hall.

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ANNUAL LECTURE: Paul Berriff – ‘A Life in Pictures – 50 years Behind the Lens’ [Main Hall]

Tuesday 28 April 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

Paul at Ground Zero This promises to be a fascinating and moving presentation of Paul’s life and times with both his still and movie cameras. It features his photographic work with legendary pop groups and amazing stories and adventures while filming TV documentaries from James Bond to NASA astronauts. Paul has cheated death four times and tells the gripping stories of his amazing escapes including the dramatic story of that tragic day in New York when both the Twin Towers…

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May 2020

Annual Print Competition

Tuesday 12 May 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom
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Monochrome Interest Group: “Wind”

Tuesday 19 May 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom

A meeting of the Monochrome Interest Group (MIG). The theme is ‘Wind’. There will be a charge of £2 to cover the hire of the hall.

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Annual Projected Image Competition [Main Hall]

Tuesday 26 May 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom
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June 2020

‘All our own work’ [Main Hall]

Tuesday 9 June 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom
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Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 16 June 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Bishopthorpe Village Hall
Bishopthorpe, YO23 2RA United Kingdom
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