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Successes at the YPU Exhibition

We came 4th equal in the Best Print Club Competition, 8th the Best Club PDI Competition and 3rd in the Overall Best club Competition

Congratulations to Bradley Bailey,  Miles Hand and Andrea Hargreaves who were awarded Trophies and/or Certificates at the recent YPU Annual Exhibition in Sheffield.

Especial Congratulations to Andrea who had 17 of her entries accepted won 3 Awards and 7 Certificates of Merit. She also won the Halifax Trophy for the Best Author at the Exhibition.

Miles had 3 Prints accepted winning the Warren Jepson Trophy for the Best Young Photographer, he also gained two Certificates of Merit.

Bradley had 2 PDIs accepted one for which he received a Certificate of Merit.

Congratulations also to Steve Scholey who had a print accepted and Dave Burgess who had a PDI accepted.

Andrea also had 5 images accepted to go forward to the PAGB Exhibition whilst Shaun Carter had a print accepted for the PAGB Exhibition.

Congratulations to all our members who entered this year.


Stephen Dean was presented with APAGB in recognition of all his hard work over many years to photography



Andrea receives one of her Awards from Steve Race

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Miles receives his Trophy

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Bradley receives his Certificate

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Stephen Dean receives his APAGB Award from YPU President Alan Stopher CPAGB

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Interclub Competition with  Garforth - 30th April 2018


After a very closely fought competition Garforth with 326 points to Pontefract's 322 were winners on the night.

Below are the scores for our entries. Well done to John Gardner who scored two 20s - the only ones of the evening.


3 Style - Lawrence Burrow - 17

Bluethroat -John Gardner - 20

Curvaceous - Alison Roberts - 16

Double Vision - Lawrence Burrow - 14

Lazy day - Shaun Carter - 17

Painted Peacock - Andrea Hargreaves - 18

Round The Bend - Miles Hand - 14

Sparrowhawk - Andrea Hargreaves - 16

Still Raining - Shaun Carter - 16

The Night Watchman - Lawrence Burrow - 15

The Eyes Have It - Steve Scholey -16

St Paul's Cathedral - Miles Hand - 18

Shrouded - Alison Roberts - 15

Retired and Loving It - Bradley Bailey - 15

Mohican - Bill Mahoney -15

Getting His Point Across - Kevan Hand - 15

Desert Cyclist - Howard Tate - 16

Water Rail - Bill Mahoney - 14

Camargue Horses - John Gardner - 20

A Quiet Caller - Bradley Bailey - 15



21st December 2017

The club held a very successful Christmas Party and Awards Ceremony. Images from the evening can be viewed here 

Prizewinners



2nd November 2017

Many congratulations to our Vice President Howard Tate MA (Phot), ARPS, AFIAP who was awarded the APAGB for his Meritorious Service to the PAGB. Howard received his award from Alan Stopher CPAGB President of the YPU.

Howard Award
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