Driffield Post Times 17 October 2014

Chairman  Michael Harris opened the new 2014/15 programme, welcoming old and new members before  introducing well known Photographer,  Richard Egan FRPS  DPAGB,  from York.  Richard’s entertaining  presentation featured a wide selection of his activities,  concentrating mainly on  landscape photography.

On another evening club members  were pleased to welcome Photographer Photojournalist writer, Dr Lee Karen Stow (D.LITT) HONS, from Beverley,  who gave a very moving presentation “A view from the ground up”, which featured many stunning and often thought provoking photographs of her activities.

Also this month the club held the first regular competitions,  based on photographs taken by members participating in the various 2014 summer outings,  which was judged by local photographer David Southall.  In “The Barrie  Shepherdson Trophy” (Prints),  Ernie Howard was placed 1st , Richard Foley 2nd  and Ernie Howard 3rd.    For “The Projects Trophy” (Digitally projected images), Malcolm Ness was placed 1st Dick Roberts 2nd and Ernie Howard 3rd.

 The Society were also pleased to welcome York based John Potter L.R.P.S. B.Ed. (HONS.) who is a professional landscape photographer, author and teacher,  specialising in landscape and architectural photography.  John illustrated  various techniques as he showed us  a selection of his projects, particularly capturing superb sunrise and sunset  photographs.

The club meets in the Maple Room, Bell Hotel, Market Place, Driffield on Mondays at 7.30 pm, new members always welcome.