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The Yorkshire Photographic Union








SATURDAY 18TH October  2014


At the Carleton Community Centre

Near Pontefract and within ten minutes of the M62.


Tickets £25.00

                                              A buffet lunch is included in the ticket price



9.30  am




Workshop 1  

10.00 -  11.15 am


Workshop 2

10.00 -  11.15 am


11.15 – 11.45 am




Workshop 1 repeat

11.45 – 1.00 pm


Workshop 2 repeat

11.45 – 1.00 pm


1.00 pm – 2.15 pm



Photo-Nexus Part 1

A Joint Presentation by Clive & Martin 

2.15 pm – 3.15 pm




3.15 pm – 3.45pm

Photo-Nexus Part 2

A Joint Presentation by Clive & Martin 

 3.45 pm – 4.30 pm

Closing Remarks & End of Event





Workshop Information.


Clive Haynes – Will illustrate some of the techniques he uses to make his distinctive images. Topics will include... TopazPlug-ins, The Art History Brush, Changing the weather, Tri Colour images and Kaleidoscope Pictures


Martin Addison – Martin will be demonstrating how to create exciting audio visual presentations using ProShow Gold/Producer, with the emphasis on how to make visually satisfying sequences in the flowing ‘Harmony’ style rather than the documentary approach.  He will also giving tips on the use of ‘Lightroom’.


Foto/Nexus – In this wide-ranging ‘mixed media’ presentation featuring projected images and AVs,

Clive and Martin show a selection of their imaginative and creative work.  They’ll share insights about some of the methods used to make their distinctive pictures.


To Book your place at this exciting event contact the YPU Treasurer..

Colin Williams AFIAP CPAGB

Bracken Edge,

Westwood Drive


LS26 8PQ   

Email: colinr.williams@dhlc.com


Please click on the link here to download the booking form....Booking Form

The Reps Meeting is at 10.30am on the 1st November

The YPU is now on Facebook


We now have our own group page and can be accessed by clicking the Facebook logo. Once logged in you will need to apply to join the group. Once in please feel free to post items that YPU members will find useful. If you have an event please let us all know. Update, thanks to all those who have signed up with 215 members so far. Please use the space for your views and images.

Any questions please contact me. Dave


FIAP 2014 Adjudications

The results of the latest FIAP have been announced and congratulations go to the following who were all successful.



Duncan Hill Doncaster CC

Richard Spurdens Ilkley CC


Rodney Marsh Ilkley CC

Andrea Hargreaves F4 Photographic Group


Les Forrester Wakefield CC

Kevin Bedford Kirkbymoorside CC

John Jolliffe Dearne Valley


Are you missing a print?

If entered a print into last year's exhibition and haven’t got it back yet, please check the attached file before you start making enquires. list of prints in Print folio

List of prints

Hire of YPU Frames

If you would like to hire the YPU frames we would now ask that you book them by using the new request form. This can be downloaded here.

Booking Form


Annual Exhibition 2014


For 2014 there are some new rule changes and to assist you they are now available here to download

 Click here for ‘How to notes’.


 Click here for the 2014 ‘Full Rules


Yorkshire Life Magazine.


At long last the YPU had an article in the September issue of the Yorkshire Life magazine, together with member’s photographs. The magazine is still printing members images and if you would like to have one considered for publication email your image to Ray Brammall.




September Competition Winner


The winning image from the September competition was ‘ Street Life by Dave Robson of F4 Photographic. Well done to Dave. Thanks to the many who voted.

The October competition is now open with a massive 11 entries, entered by YPU members. Please vote for your favorite. If you would like to enter the November competition, it is now open to all club members.

The winning image is eligible for the image of the year, the image gaining the author an YPU medal at the annual assembly. For more information and this month's competition, follow this link:


October Competition

To view the images click here :- Image of the Year




8th November, 2014

10am to 4pm (approx.)


To be held at Carlton Community Centre
Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ


Come and find out what standards are expected for the CPAGB, DPAGB and MPAGB from Rod Wheelans MPAGB MFIAP FRPS who organises the adjudications. He will explain the process and show examples of successful images.  Bring your work with you and have it assessed by Rod and Libby Smith MPAGB EFIAP. Images may be either prints or PDI’s and it would be useful to bring the required number for whichever distinction you are entering plus a couple of extras. Feedback will be given on each image to the author.



Preference will be given to club members who have already applied for a distinction.

There are only 30 places available so make sure you book early.

Closing date for applications is 5th October


Information about gaining a distinction is on the PAGB and YPU websites.

Please complete the form below and return, together with a cheque made payable to the YPU to

 Mrs Stephanie Cook, 58 High St, South Milford, Leeds LS25 5AF Tel 01977 682857

E mail stephanie.cook@btinternet.com

(spectators are most welcome but are charged at the same rate)

Workshop Booking Form.



Many thanks to those of you who have commented on the proposed new website, possible choices have been narrowed down and we will soon have a new website. If you have a view on its contents please let me know, Thanks


Results of the  2014 Annual Exhibition are now available to see. Please click on the Exhibition tab at the top of the page.


PAGB Inter-federation Comp results


Well the results are in and a much better performance by the YPU.

All the accepted and winning images are shown in various slideshows. Please click on the links to look at some great images.








To see the table of results for each section please click on the appropriate category.


Colour Prints


Mono Prints


Open Dpi


Natural History


















To contact the Web master please use this link Dave


4th October 2014


Formed in 1899 the Yorkshire Photographic Union is the oldest regional federation of  photographic clubs and societies in  the United Kingdom.

The Yorkshire Photographic Union are members of the The Photographic Alliance of Great Britain.

The Union exists to provide an organisation of camera clubs and photographic societies throughout the region.

Clubs vary from the major clubs of the towns and cities, localised clubs at the workplace or specialist clubs such as the Yorkshire Monochrome Group. 


Through the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain the benefits of a wide variety of lectures are available.      

In addition the YPU organise day and weekend seminars on a wide variety of photographic topics.