C&C: walls – photos uploaded

The first sets of photographs from the latest Cuppa & Capture – “Walls” – have been uploaded.

Photos from our Studio Night

Michèle has published the photos from the Club’s recent Studio Night, which was enjoyed by all!

Yorkshire Monochrome Group anniversary exhibition

The Yorkshire Monochrome Group 20th Anniversary Exhibition runs from March 13th to April 20th at Wath on Dearne Library. Opening times Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri: 9am – 5pm ¦ Thu: 9am – 7pm ¦ Sat: 9am – 1pm ¦ Sun:

Stereo photography

We have added a document by Trevor Richardson on stereo photography. This is based on a talk he gave at the club meeting on 20th February 2018 and is an aspect of photography in which he has had a long

New: list of Cuppa & Capture reports

We have added a list of reports & photos from Cuppa & Capture events over the last three and a half years.

Your help requested!

We have received an email from a Masters’ student at Leeds Trinity University looking for members to give her “comments and opinions re the future of professional photography”. The student, Christine Wilson, says: I am currently doing research for my

Results for Annual Projected Knockout Competition – 19th December 2017

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

YENRIC competition themes for 2017/8

The YENRIC organisation has confirmed the dates and themes of the competitions for 2017/8: 6 November 2017: “Weather” 22 January 2018:  “Interior” 12 March 2018:  “Small worlds” For more information contact Philip Dearle, our YENRIC representative ( yenric@bishopthorpe-camera-club.com )

Photographic software workshops

The Bishopthorpe Camera Club’s very own Roger Walton regularly runs workshops on photographic software. The courses on offer in spring 2017 are: Introduction to Photoshop, Saturday 4th Feb. Lightroom basics, Saturday 25th Feb. Getting great black & white using Silver

Results for Annual Projected Knockout Competition – 13th December 2016

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 Image Knockout Competition, 15th December 2015

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

Cuppa & Capture – “Connections”

Monday 3rd August, 12.00, Kings Manor Cafe, Theme : ‘Connections’ Human, mechanical and historical are but a few types of ‘connection’ that can be recorded photographically.

Exhibition by club member John Potter

Landscape photographer John Potter’s evocative images of North York Moors capture subtle, transient moments of exquisite light in an exhibition entitled “Purple Heather to Shingle Beach” at the Inspired by Gallery, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby, YO21 2NB. The exhibition will

Report On Cuppa & Capture-Isolation Of Subject By Colour

Another excellent turnout and some interesting interpretations of the subject, only marred somewhat by the weather at the end, will it ever be a sunny day again for us?

Results for (Round 4) Portfolio Competition Projected Images 21 April 2015

Congratulations to Julia Walton who won with her portfolio of Iconic California, I have not worked out the best way to show the images on the website so I will discuss with the committee and hopefully have them showing in

Report on Cuppa & Capture – 8th June 2015 – ‘Snickets, Ginnels and Alleys’

Unfortunately the weather wasn’t on our side but there was good turnout and the wet weather enabled some very fine images to be had, well done everyone!!    

Results for Annual Projected Image Competition 16 June 2015

Here are the results for the competition and congratulations to Helen Jones for her winning image Suitors In Pursuit.   Mark Sheet For Bishopthorpe Camera Club Annual Print Competition 16 June 2015  

Results For Round 3 Projected Image B 17.2.15

Here are the images and results for the above competition, congratulations to Roger Poyser for the winning image.       Mark Sheet For Club Competition (Round 3-Projected Image B)

Report on Cuppa & Capture – 26th January 2015 – “Three Views from the Same Spot “

Another day with icy winds greeted us, but we were denied access to one of our normal spots for such days, as the first lady bishop was being created in the Minster. The quick-witted amongst us were there in time

Meeting report – 20th January 2015 – Club Competition (Round 2) – Prints

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

Report on Cuppa & Capture – 12th January 2015 – “Public Spaces”

Here are a few comments from the stalwarts who braved the cold for today’s venture in York: note that they are nicely “on message” following Roger Walton’s excellent talk on monochrome photography! “Challenging as usual, but an important discipline in

Report on Cuppa & Capture – Monday 5th January 2015 – “Security”

I bumped into a few Cuppa & Capturers as I patrolled the streets of York looking for subjects for today’s topic and they, like me, were all a bit gloomy about their prospects of success. However, results proved otherwise, as

Meeting report – 6th January 2015 – Using Lightroom to process monochrome images – Roger Walton

Happy New Year everybody! Our first meeting for 2015 was related to one of our club themes – monochrome photography – in the form of a talk by club member Roger Walton on using Lightroom to process monochrome images. Roger

Meeting report – Tuesday 16th December 2014 – Annual Projected Image Knockout Competition

This was our last meeting before the Christmas break. For deails about our forthcoming meetings, please visit our Programme page.

Report on Cuppa & Capture – Monday 8th December 2014 – “Rocks”

Our C & C outings are proving to be quite a draw to new club members, and we welcomed another newcomer today- it’s a great way to get to know other members, even if other commitments mean you can’t come

Next meeting – Tuesday 2nd December 2014 – “Stereo Mike”

We will have two speakers for our next event. Mike Coultas will be talking about wildlife around Bempton and Mike Barnard about “A little of what you fancy”.

Report on Cuppa & Capture – Monday 24th November – ” Street Photography”

A nice day (for November) brought our members out in force and we all enjoyed a good day snapping away. Some of us are more confident than others when photographing strangers, but there’s nothing like practice to bring that about.

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

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

Yenric Odd One Out Competition 21.10.14

Here are the results and images for the above competition,  

Report on Cuppa & Capture – Monday 10th November 2014 – “Mood”

We met in somewhat gloomy mood, all a little depressed at the task Rob had assigned us, but our spirits didn’t remain low for long as we got to grips with our subject and found plenty of inspiration in our