Newark & District Photographic Society has existed to promote and provide support for Amateur Photography in and around Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England since 1938.
A keen group of photographers, we meet weekly between September and April to hear guest speakers talk on their photographic techniques & experiences, and to receive constructive criticism of our own work.
This website was created to allow parties interested in photography both locally and further afield to see what we do. You will find contact details, news, reminders of upcoming events and competition deadlines, our current programme, society and competition rules, guidelines for nature competitions, preparation guides for print and projected digital image competitions, and several galleries of members' work.
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Results of the 2016 AGM
At the 2016 AGM, all 20 rule proposals were accepted by unanimous or majority vote with minor changes:
Proposal #2 – frivolous nature titles being unacceptable;
Proposal #8 – reduction of bird free heats from 3 to 2;
Proposal #9 – change of new awards from 'overall' to 'best all-rounder in';
Proposal #16 – addition of rule requiring juniors to be accompanied.
From the 2016–2017 season:
Nature images (including Wildlife section entries) must identify the subject;
Birds are inadmissible in POY Nature section heats 2 & 5;
Two new awards will be presented to members who score the most across all sections of the POY in Prints and in Projected Digital Images respectively;
Natural Environment awards will no longer be presented in the Annual;
Wildlife images may be entered for judging as such in the Annual Exhibition whilst still being included in judging of Nature images.
The members agreed to remain at the current venue and for subs & fees to remain unaltered.