Club News - Feb 2017

Welcome to the February 2017 Wetherby & District Camera Club Newsletter.


We have four meetings scheduled in Feb:


7th February 2017

Adrian Lines MPAGB, FBPE, EFIAP “Altered reality – better than the real thing”
You can see some of Adrian’s images on his Flickr page.



14th February 2017
3 Members’ Images (George Astle/Stuart Whitfield/Ian Butterworth) and image review from the still images practical night.

Don’t forget to bring a selection of any images you took on the night along on a USB stick.


21st February 2017
Judging Ingram 4 (Sports, Action and Photojournalism) – Roger Poyser CPAGB


Salford Quay - Roger Poyser
Roger Poyser


28th February 2017
YPU prints evening
A chance to see some of the best prints submitted to the Yorkshire Photographic Union.


As always you can find the program here.


Competition Submission dates

7th February Submit entries for Ingram 4 (Sport, Action and Photojournalism). Don’t forget you can submit up to 2 images in each of the media B&W Print, Colour Print and Digitally Projected Images (max of 1400x1050 resolution).


Program Change for March 2017

On 14th March 2017 the program says Mark Mullen is the visiting speaker. Unfortunately this has not worked out so the committee are organising something else to be announced.


The 2017-2018 WDCC Program

Planning the program for the WDCC 2017-2018 has already begun by a small working group. Booking speakers especially needs to be done a long time in advance so now is your chance to make suggestions and recommendations. If there is anyone you’d like to see give a talk or a particular activity you’d like please let a committee member know as soon as possible.


The Photography Show 18th - 21st March, NEC Birmingham

If you are thinking of going to the photography show in March then you can get a discount on tickets using the promo code EPHZINE17TPS17 which will save you £3. You can buy tickets at


Road Closures in Wetherby

Northern Gas Networks will be carrying out essential gas mains replacement works on Bank Street and Church Street from Monday 6th February and works are anticipated to last approximately 3 weeks. During these works there will be road closure in place on Bank Street between the hours of 8am and 4pm. Works are expected to take place on Church Street from Monday 13th February for approximately one week. You will however still be able to access Church Street to attend your booked event in the Church Centre/Church Room. Whilst works are ongoing, Northern Gas Networks would like to ask all motorists to find alternative parking and avoid parking on Church Street in order for them to complete the works as quickly as possible. If you have any queries please contact the Parish Office 01937 583074 or


Free ebook on “Street Photography”

One of our members (Steve D) has forwarded a link to a new free ebook on street photography which may interest some members. It is available here.


Club Days out

There is a possibility of a club day out in March. Stay tuned for news.



You can find club competition winning photographs on flickr for this year and some from past years at


If you are on Streetlife, we occasionally announce events that might interest Wetherby residents there.