How To Review Photographs

Our next meeting on Wednesday 1st March 2017 will be a discussion on ‘How to review photographs, including giving constructive criticism’.

We will then delegate time to the ongoing series of Photoshop practicals involving post-processing by Keith Britton.

Planning of the Hedon Photographic Clubs two upcoming exhibitions will take place and arrangements for the NEC Photographic Show in March 2017.

The meeting will start at 7:00 pm prompt within the Haven Arms, Hedon, HU12 8HH. 

Hedon Photographic club is open to anyone with an interest in digital photography. There is a fortnightly fee of £1:00 per meeting.

New members can join the club by emailing hedon_photographic_club@hotmail.com or by attending.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

WPY Nosy Neighbour by Sam Hobson.jpg

WPY Nosy Neighbour by Sam Hobson

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition will take place at the Beverley Art Gallery. It will run from Saturday 11th February to Saturday 22nd April 2017.

The world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, features 100 awe-inspiring images, from fascinating animal behaviour to breathtaking wild landscapes.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most respected photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that showcases the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights for over 50 years.

Councillor Richard Burton, East Riding of Yorkshire Council portfolio holder for civic wellbeing and culture said:

“This is truly exciting news, and will really attract people to Beverley. I am delighted that our first major East Riding event in the Hull UK City of Culture 2017 programme will be this stunning exhibition, which is always hugely popular wherever it appears.

It is particularly pleasing that the recent refurbishment of Beverley Art Gallery has allowed us to attract exhibitions of this calibre. There is no doubt that this exciting exhibition will show off the Art Gallery to its full potential”.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London. It appears in Beverley as part of only seven UK locations.

Opening Times:

Monday         9.30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday        9.30am – 8:00pm
Wednesday   9.30am – 5:00pm
Thursday       9.30am – 8:00pm
Friday            9.30am – 5:00pm
Saturday        9.00am – 4pm
Sunday          Closed.

Treasure House and Art Gallery, Champney Road, Beverley, HU17 8HE.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s education team have put together a wide and varied programme of fun family events, fascinating talks and learning workshops to support this enthralling exhibition. Booking is essential for some events/activities.

Photoshop: Presentation and Practical

Before and After

Before and After Editing

The next meeting on Wednesday 1st February 2017 will be part one of a series of Photoshop practicals.

This will involve a one-hour presentation by Keith Britton and Christopher Story informing us how to remove and replace backgrounds.

We will then split into groups and look at putting theory into action using members images. If YOU have an image that you would like to edit/manipulate/improve, please bring along on a USB drive.

The meeting will start at 7:00 pm prompt within the Haven Arms, Hedon, HU12 8HH. 

The club is open to anyone with an interest in digital photography. There is a fortnightly fee of £1:00 per meeting.

New members can join the club by emailing hedon_photographic_club@hotmail.com.

Aviation Related Days Out

Taken by David Prideaux

Aviation Photography is a fast-growing community. More and more photographers are discovering that not only is it challenging, it’s also a lot of fun.

To help you light the fires and kick the tires here is our ‘Aviation Related Days Out’ guide to lift your aviation photography off the ground…

Hedon Photographic Club – AGM 2017

On Wednesday 18th January 2017 the Hedon Photographic Club will meet for 7:00 pm at the Haven Arms, Hedon.

We will be taking a look back at 2016 and holding our first annual general meeting. We ask that all our members attend and help celebrate our first anniversary.

The agenda will include:

  1. A report on the work of the club during 2016.
  2. The club accounts and a statement of the club assets for 2106
  3. Election of officers(Chair/Secretary/Treasurer) and five committee members for 2017. Nominations must be made prior to the meeting via email.
  4. Any Other Business proposals submitted for discussion.

This meeting is only open to existing paying members. 

New members are welcome to join our next meeting on 1st February 2017.

The Photography Show 2017

The Photography Show 2017

The Photography Show 2017

This year the Photography Show takes place 18th to 21st March 2017 at the NEC, Birmingham.

It offers something for everyone passionate about photography and video making. Whether pro or enthusiast, visitors will find an array of technology, accessories and other products to inspire. It offers a programme of workshops, live demos, seminars and masterclasses to suit everyone.

This is an annual event and the opportunity to learn from the best whilst getting some great deals on photography gear.

Tickets can be booked online

Enthusiast tickets: £13.95 (Concession discount – £10.95)
Pro and trade passes: FREE (subject to approval, based on specific criteria)
Student Day (Tuesday, 21 March): FREE for students (ID required)

A Look Back at 2016 and Future Events

haven-arms-hedon

On Wednesday 4th January 2017 the Hedon Photographic Club will meet for 7:00 pm at the Haven Arms, Hedon.

The group will be taking a look back at 2016 and revealing the competition winner of the theme ‘festivities’ which was set at the last meet. 

There will be a discussion regarding future events so perfect opportunity for members to have their say and put forward any suggestions for external outings, exhibitions or talks during 2017.

New members are welcome to join in.