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 Unless otherwise stated all meetings are on Tuesdays at 7·30pm

  (VS) denotes a Visiting Speaker

  (MT) denotes a Talk by a current Member

  (A/V) denotes an audio-visual presentation

  (O) denotes a Society Outing

  (T)  denotes a tutorial

25th April    KENYA’S MASAI MARA    with Ian Newton ARPS   (VS)   

A presentation of images taken on a 12 day trip to Kicheche Mara and Bush camps.  Surrounded by all the wildlife of this iconic destination, Ian will show images of animals and birds in equal numbers plus views of the magnificent landscape and sunrises/sunsets.

MAY 9th Members' EveningThe story of an image t– a chance for you to show an image and tell the story behind it from its initial conception through to the finished product.  

MAY 13th YPU Exhibition - Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, HD1 2SU.  Exhibition runs from 13th May to 2nd Sept.  YPU Assembly - Huddersfield Town Hall, Ramsden Street, HD1 2TA.  13th May @ 14.00 ( Further information: www.ypu.org.uk )

MAY 16th Members’ outingTropical World, Roundhay - (details announced nearer the time).


MAY 23rd Members' Evening – Making an Exhibition of myself -  LPS member Andy Goodall will talk about his introduction to photography, his urban photography exhibitions and how to go about organising them.   Followed by members’ 5 minute presentations.

MAY 27th TO 29th LPS Annual Exhibition -  The Loft Space, Salts Mill, Saltaire.  BD18 3LA 

JUNE 6th Frank Meadow Sutcliffe - Victorian Photographer of Whitby - Mike Shaw - (curator of the Sutcliffe Gallery, Whitby) - A talk on the life and work of Frank Meadow Sutcliffe Hon FRPS, showing a large selection of his award winning photographs and his original glass plate camera.


JUNE 13th Members’ outing – a visit to The Middleton Railway - the world's oldest continuously working public railway. Founded in 1758, it is now a heritage railway, run by volunteers from The Middleton Railway Trust Ltd. - (details announced nearer the time).

JUNE 20th Members' Evening - Group critiques - small groups will critique prints brought in by some of our more experienced members.  Each group will be chaired by the author of the image.  Hand in night for the annual knockout competition – up to 3 digital images in the usual format.

JULY 4th Members' outingThe Strid Woods and Bolton Abbey - (details announced nearer the time).

JULY 18th Knockout competition - as usual the judging will be a lively event.   The winner will receive the Patrick Parkinson Memorial Bowl.

Summer project April 11th to 5th September 2017:

Five of a Kind:  This year's project is to create a panel of five digital images. The images must have a common theme and should be photographed in a similar style to form a single body of work. The projects should be handed in on the 5th of September for showing and judging the week after on the 12th. There will be an award for the best entry.


The three core skills required to get the best out of Lightroom – Ken Fisher - “Gerrit in, fettle it, and gerrit aht” as he puts it.  A translator will be available on the night.  *Hand in - Summer Project:  ‘Five of a Kind’ images

SEPT 12th  *  LPS 1 Hand in - Digital images:  Mono themed - Junk  Colour - Open

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