Newark & District Photographic Society

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News and announcements regarding the Society, or that is otherwise relevent to the membership, will be posted here as and when it becomes available.

Results of the 2019 AGM


The 2019 AGM was attended by 30 of the Society's 69 members, the following decisions were made.

Proposal #1 – Dropping of Themed sections of the Annual Exhibition.
—carried unanimously.

Proposal #2 – Change to definition of beginners, General Competition Rule 7.
—carried unanimously.

Proposal #3 – Introduction of rule covering Society use of members' pictures.
—carried by a vote of 29 for, with 1 abstention.

Proposal #4 – Change of financial year end from April 5th to August 31st.
—carried unanimously.

Members were advised to expect changes to The Society's website in respect of the proposals above.

Change of activity for 4th March 2019


The International Exchange has had to be postponed as the other clubs have experienced problems collecting their entries, judging shall be arranged for a later date. Instead we shall be showing the print entry AV (with commentary) of our Federation's annual competition.

Change of Lecture for 7th of January


Mark Fernly will sadly not be able to bring us his talk on 'Wildlife Photography based in the lowland Peruvian Amazon Rainforest'.

Instead Gianpiero Ferrari FBPE, DPAGB, FRPS, will be presenting his talk 'The Long Wild Journey Down-under'.

Change of Lecture and Venue for 19th of November


David Fieldhouse will sadly not be able to bring us his talk on 'Landscapes and Seascapes', in which he demonstrates how colour, composition, light and crop all help to make an image work.

Instead Chris Upton has stepped in with his talk 'Passion for Pictures', which covers a little bit of everything.

We will be in the Sir Stuart Goodwin Pavilion, the entrance is about 25yrds from our usual venue.

Data Protection Policy


Please be aware that, with the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) and European Union General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) coming into force this year, The Society has had to overhaul its Data Protection Policy. Although extensively rewritten, The Society's policy remains substantively the same as before and The Society remains committed to maintaining your trust and privacy.