2019- 2020 Programme List

Programme of Events

  • 02/09/19 – Welcome night
  • Here we go again. A laid back welcome night to reacquaint ourselves with our colleagues, discover what they have been up to over the summer and look at some of the images taken on the summer evening outings

  • 09/09/19 – Chairman’s night
  • Our Chairman Darren will show some of the images he has taken over the past 12 months and talk about his photography

  • 16/09/19 – Exchange evening with F4 at DPS
  • Tonight our friends from F4 photographic club in Cottingham will entertain us by sharing their images with us. An interesting and stimulating evening is on the cards.

  • 23/09/19 – Andrea Hargreaves
  • The National and International Award Winning photographer Andrea Hargreaves is coming to present her show “The Art of Metamorphosis” If you want a taster of her work go to https://www.andreahargreaves.art/about.html

  • 30/09/19 – Practical night
  • A chance for members to ask questions, learn some techniques and get to grips with basic camera controls. More advanced members can talk complex photography too.

  • Entries are required for the Milne Trophy tonight.

  • 07/10/19 – Lesley and Jeff Stevens
  • Our very own members, Lesley and Jeff are going to show us some of their images and talk about their first year as members of DPS.

  • 14/10/19 – Oz Pom at DPS
  • Our international competition where images from DPS and Focus PS at Bridlington take on two camera clubs from Australia, all judged by a South African. A Globe spanning evening awaits.

  • 21/10/19 – Harry Hunt Presents
  • DPS member Harry is showing a selection of his images from his recent trip to the USA

  • 28/10/19 – The Milne
  • Two competitions in one. Prints and Projected Images (DPIs) compete for the Milne Shield and Milne Trophy. The catagories are Open (that is anything) or on the set subject theme of Our Industrial Heritage. All judged by an external Judge.

  • 04/11/19 – Danny Green
  • An extra special treat with Leicester based photographer and Canon explorer coming to deliver his talk on “The Wild Taiga” (it is the Sub Arctic Forest). This is one NOT to be missed and bring along your family and friends. This is going to be a real treat. A taster can be seen at

  • http://www.dannygreenphotography.com/

N.B.  There will be a £5 entry fee for non members to Danny Green’s presentation.  It will still be worth every penny!

  • Entries are required tonight for the 2000 Competition

  • 11/11/19 – Mrs Boyes Trophy at DPS.
  • Tonight we host our annual three way competition between us, New Earswick and Malton camera clubs.

  • 18/11/19 – Practical Night
  • Another hands on learning and talking evening when members can solve those thorny problems by discussing solutions with more experienced members.

  • 25/11/19 – Steve Shipley
  • Another of our members has their turn to entertain, educate and inspire us with his images

  • Entries are needed tonight for the Fun Knockout competition

  • 02/12/19 – 2000 Trophy
  • This Internal Print competition is an open subject colour or monochrome competition so what’s stopping you entering?

  • 09/12/19 – Practical Night
  • If you haven’t got the hang of what these are about see above

  • 16/12/19 – The Fun Knockout
  • As it says on the tin, a fun competition where two DPI images are pitted against each other and the people decide. One gets eliminated and one goes on to fight again. Last one standing wins. Always a fast, fun knockabout evening

  • 06/01/20 – Ernie Howard
  • This year Ernie is talking about “seeing a photograph”, a difficult concept to put over. He will not be alone, he has the help of Andreas Feininger, an American photographer who died in 1999. Come and see if he makes sense of it all.

  • Entries pleas today for the Jackson Trophy

  • 13/01/20 – Mark Crabtree
  • Our treasurer Mark’s turn to impress with his images. Should be a great evening.

  • 20/01/20 – Practical night
  • Do I need to explain again?

  • 27/01/20 – Jackson Trophy
  • One of the oldest trophies in the club returns in a new format. Three prints from four set subject categories makes an entry this time around.

  • 03/02/20 – Helen Smith
  • Our very own Helen is showing some of the pictures she took in Australia and talking about her travels in the Antipodes

  • Entries are needed today for the Ringrose

  • 10/02/20 – Practical Night
  • Yes, folks, another one. You wanted to learn, here is another chance

  • 17/02/20 – David and Carol Ireland
  • Our intrepid pair are back from more travels with tales of far flung places and images to back up the words.

  • 24/02/20 – Ringrose competition
  • The All Rounders competition. 5 DPIs from 6 categories test the versatility of the members. The winner can claim to be a Jack of All Modes.

  • 02/03/20 – Brian Jackson
  • Expect super images and video from the Hebrides as Brian shows us why he is such a good photographer.

  • Entries for the Arnold English Trophy

  • 09/03/20 – Millennium Trophy
  • We are hosts to the Yorkshire Coastal Photographic Group’s Millennium Trophy, a competition for two related prints. I predict great images tonight.

  • 16/03/20 – Practical Night
  • Yet more teaching, learning, discussion, assistance and general photographic talk.

  • Entries for the Novice Trophy, please

  • 23/03/20 – Practical Night / Studio session.
  • Could be Macro, table top or maybe still life. Details later.

  • 30/03/20 – Arnold English Cup
  • A night for sequences. A maximum of 6 minutes makes them snappy and fun. Lots to see tonight, hopefully

  • Entries for the Monochrome Champions Trophy

  • 06/04/20 – The Novice Trophy
  • The chance for all you members who have never won a competition at GPS to fight it out without the “big boys and girls”. Could be the start of something great

  • Entries for the Colour Champions Trophy

  • 20/04/20 – Monochrome Champions Night
  • The competitive highpoint of the season when the Champion Monochrome Print and DPI are chosen

  • 27/04/20 – Portrait Evening
  • Studios are set up, models are sorted and Brian is on hand to give help and advice. Your turn to let the hidden inner David Bailey or Lord Snowdon come out. Don’t forget your camera.

  • 04/04/20 – Colour Champions Night
  • The same as two weeks ago but with added colour

  • 11/04/20 – AGM
  • Loved the club and want to help run it? Got suggestions or ideas? Tonight is your chance to get aboard and help make DPS even better. Come along now, you know you want to.

  • 18/04/20 – Awards Night
  • The finale of the season, cups and certificates to give out, images from Cuppa and Capture to marvel at, all to a soundtrack of applause.