Club Programme 2023 / 2024

September 2023

5thOpen Night
12thNight outWeather permitting – a night out with cameras.
If inclement weather, then an activity night will be held in club - TBA.
12thEntries accepted for PDI 1Open competition
You have one week to enter up to 3 images
19thGuest speaker -"In The City - Four Years Of Urban Photography"Adam Lang from Langshot Photography who has a love of street photography
19thClosing date for PDI 1 - judged by Trevor WoodsThis will be an open competition
No entries will be accepted after this date
26thActivity NightShow and Tell
Bring along 10 images to show and talk about

October 2023

3rdPhotoshop night with Shawn Wallwork
3rdEntries accepted for website banner competition - 2 wks to enter
Landscape format
Each member can only win once
Enter one image for each theme:
>Events - eg Pride, Durham Gala, Hoppings etc
>Natural World
>Freezing time
10thGuest SpeakerGeorge Ledger with a talk on sport photography
10thEntries accepted for Print 1 - MonoMono comp with selection for NCPF in mind
You have one week to enter before closing date
17thClosing date for banner compOne image for each theme:
>Events - eg Pride, Durham Gala, Hoppings etc
>Natural World
>Freezing time
17thClosing Date Print 1Mono comp with selection for NCPF in mind
Judged by Peter Walton
17thPDI 1 results Results of 1st PDI comp - judged by Trevor Woods
24thST selection nightPrints
24thVotingVoting starts for banner comp online
31st Activity NightTo be decided by members – please speak to one of the committee if you have any suggestions or preferences.

November 2023

7thGuest SpeakerPhil Robson - AI
14thResults of banner competition - round 1Any member can only have one winning entry for the banner
14thEntries accepted for PDI 2Themed - Streetlife
Judge ?
21stResults of print 1 compJudged by Peter Walton - Mono comp
21stClosing date for PDI 2 Themed competition - Streetlife
No entries will be accepted after this date
28thGuest speakerOur very own Paul Hattam - Taking and Making Photographs
30th Thursday ST print resultsHeld at Gateshead cc
Judged by Tony Broom

December 2023

5thNCPF AnnualsSelection night
5thEntries accepted for Print 2 - openJudged by Bill Broadley
5thEntries accepted for round 2 of banner
One image representing each of the themes
>Leading lines
>Night photography
12thResults PDI 2
Themed - Streetlife
Judged by ?
12thClosing date for Print 2 - openDon't forget to also upload a DPI of the same image to the website.
19thCHRISTMAS PARTY NIGHTOur usual Festive Frivolities, please bring a prize for the raffle and something for the buffet please!
Christmas attire essential!
Prize for best xmas outfit.

January 2024

9thClosing night for banner
9thSelection nightST PDI
9thEntries accepted for PDI 3
Themed - Triptych
Judge - Lynda Golightly
16thResults of Print 2Bill Broadley
Limited to 60 images
16thClosing date PDI 3
23rdVoting starts for banner
23rd? Ken NixonKen will be visiting with his birds of prey to photograph
30thShow and Tell

February 2024

6thEntries accepted Print 3Judge Stuart Skelsey
6thSpeakerKeith Kirkland - An African Adventure (prints)
11th weekendNCPF Club ChampsJudging weekend
13thResults of PDI 3 - Triptych Themed - Judged by Lynda Golightly
13thClosing date print 3Open - Stuart Skelsey
16th - FridayST PDIAt Whickam cc
Judge - Peter McGuire
20thSelection nightNCPF annuals
27thShow and TellMembers who went to the Isle of Skye in Oct'23, bring along a selection of images to show the rest of the club what they missed

March 2024

5thResults Print 3Judged by Stuart Skelsey
5thEntries accepted for Winlaton TrophyOpen comp for those members who did not win a trophy in the previous season. You can enter 4 PDI's and 4 prints
12thGuestStu Patterson
12thClosing date for WT
19thGerry AdcockTalking about external competitions and what to expect
26thNight out with cameras.
Weather permitting, let's have a night out with our cameras. If its raining/snowing, activity night indoors

April 2024

2ndAUCTION NIGHTBring all your unwanted items to raise funds for our club! Anything goes, photography related or not. One man’s tat is another man’s treasure!
9thResults of Winlaton TrophyJudged by Glen Lawson
16thGuestBill Ward- Scottish Landscapes
20th weekendNCPF AnnualsJudging weekend
23rdActivity nightTBA
30thResults of Best of the Best Judged by David Ord

May 2024

21stAGMCome and have your say.
28thPRESENTATION NIGHTWho has won the Trophies? Come along to find out!

The Chairman’s Cup - PDI
Total of top 3 marks in each of 4 competitions

The John Oliver Cup - Prints
Total of top 3 marks in each of 2 competitions

Best Print & Best PDI - The winner of each section

Best Of The Best - Danny Keane Memorial Trophy
The best PDI or best Print judged as image of the year

Photographer Of The Year - The photographer gaining the highest total of qualifying points from all the above Competitions

Peter Driver Memorial Shield
Winner of the Winlaton Trophy PDI competition

Bill Cook Cup
Winner of the Winlaton Trophy print competition. Because of restricted entry conditions points awarded in these two competitions will not count towards Photographer of the Year.