On Monday 4th November Driffield Photographic society is hosting a special event. Loughborough based photographer Danny Green is presenting “The Wild Taiga”, a show of his superb wildlife images taken in this seemingly desolate wilderness. This well known wildlife photographer is not to be missed. Please invite your family and friends along for a spectacular evening of wonderful photographs.
Details of Danny and his work can be found at
Pleas note, due to the quality and cost of this presentation there will a £5 entry fee for non members. Still worth every penny!
From the 4th to 27th October the Hull International Photography Festival is on. Featuring some of the finest photographers and their work, this is a must to go and visit
Full details at https://creativeandcultural.com/HIPfest/ and http://hipgallery.co.uk/hull-international-photography-festival/
The DPS website now has details of the Cuppa and Capture events for the next season. If you go to the relevant page you will find the date, location and theme to go and grab some images and beverages. What’s not to enjoy?
You don’t have to be a dedicated wildlife photographer to appreciate a great National History image. Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House will host the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition from Saturday, 22 June – Saturday, 14 September, making it an ideal day out for the summer holidays this year. Details at http://woldsweekly.co.uk/2019/06/wildlife-photographer-of-the-year-exhibition-returns-to-beverley-2/ And it’s free!
David entered 4 images in each of the three categories, Monochrome, Colour, and Digitally Projected images of the prestigious Wath Salon Competition 2018.
A first place was achieved in the Best Monochrome Print with his image ‘Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery’.
Two of David’s colour images where selected for the exhibition:
The Junior Lava Heron, and the Wreck of The Dayspring.
David also received praise for his image of the Roe Deer in a Field of Colour and was rewarded with a place in the top 100 Digitally Projected Images.
Unfortunately the C & C event scheduled for this Thursday evening in York has had to be cancelled. Our apologies for those of you looking forward to the evening.
Please note that the subjects for the 3 prints required for this competition has been changed from 2 open and 1 themed to 3 open. Entries due in 12 November 2018
Our local paper have teamed up with our Photographic society and we have provided pictures taken around the local area for the Wolds Weekly calendar for 2019 in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
Cadwell Park 22 July – A day at the races as Driffield Photographic Society head to Cadwell Park racecourse for the Vintage motorsport festival.
Cadwell Park Circuit
Lincolnshire LN11 9SE
Apply for tickets here: http://www.cadwellpark.co.uk/calendar.aspx
For this outing consider taking a 70-200 mm lens or longer to capture the action on the track. if you have a wide angle lens this may be useful in case you get really close to the action or for walking round the pit area, where the telephoto lens may be too long.
Cara sharing may be a good idea.
Ernie has updated the article on how to prepare your pictures for entry into club competitions. You can read it here.