Ponteland Photographic Society

Derwent Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir – 19th June 2023 On a lovely evening, just as summer had started in the North East, June led an outing to the new hide at Derwent Reservoir. Here’s her report on the evening and a few pictures from the members; “During the summer, members of Ponteland Photographic Society enjoy Outings, suggested often […]

Information Fair

Information Fair – 1st June 2023 PPS were recently invited to attend a local information fair organised by our MP Guy Opperman. Here are a few pictures of our display stand and some of the committee members who were there. The stand was manned during the day by several of the committee members including, left […]

New Season starts on 3rd October

Unfortunately due to a lingering COVID-19 infection we have been forced to cancel our intended opening session on 26th September. Our first meeting will now be on 3rd October featuring David Stout’s Oriental Journey presentation.

Seasonal winner for Tony!

The last competition of 2019 produced a selection of seasonal images none better this bottle of Prosecco with an inviting glass alongside! This was the Still Life set subject competition judged by Jim Welsh from Blyth Photographic Society. Our earlier workshop had obviously enticed lots of members to give it a try so there were […]

Another winner for Phil!

More fabulous nature shots claim the top two places for Phil Robson in the Open PDI competition! Thanks to Bill Broadley from Blyth Photographic Society our last minute judge for the evening.Click here to see the competition report

Knockout winner!

This amazing wildlife picture is the top entry in this year’s Knockout competition voted by members. Kingfisher by Fara Sarajian captures the moment of triumph for the colourful bird.Click here to see the competition report.

Summer displays

Fresh from our stand at Party in the Park the club display has been totally refreshed by June and is now on show at Royal Hampton Residential Home. Pictured alongside are Karen Taylor-Williams, Manager and Alison Young, Activities Facilitator. The display features winning images from recent competitions along with some of our favourites – why […]

Ryton Inter-club

This week saw the return half of last season’s Inter-club competition with Ryton Camera Club. Our judge for the evening was Peter Yearnshire LRPS of Blyth Photographic Society on his first visit to Merton Hall. To a full house Peter explained clearly and with good humour his thoughts on each of the 48 prints and […]

Macro Winners!

Last night saw our second attempt at showing the results from the Set Subject Competition – Macro, and it was well worth waiting for! Fortunately our judge, Peter Maguire LRPS CPAGB from Gosforth Camera Club, was able to return for which we were very thankful.The picture above shows Phil Robson, centre, with his winning image […]

How to – with Veronica & Phil

This week our famous How To session was hosted by Veronica Congleton and Phil Robson and featured PhotoShop tutorials available from YouTube. As you would expect there are literally thousands of videos available on the Internet to demonstrate all sorts of techniques to help you improve your pictures. So many, in fact, that it’s difficult […]