The winning photographs from the Viewfinder Photographic Society’s recent exhibition in Skidby have just been announced. 
Members images were displayed over the weekend 5-7 October and both visitors and club members had the opportunity to vote for their favourites. Trophies were handed out in three categories; The Frank Cambridge Presidents’s Cup (voted for by members), The Visitors’ Choice Trophy (voted for by the public) and The Peter Smith Award (for the most popular monochrome image overall). Here are the top three in each category:

Visitors' Choice Trophy

The Visitors' Choice Trophy goes to the image with the most points from votes by the public who visit the exhibition.

Peter Smith Award

The Peter Smith Award goes to a black and white image with the most points from votes of the public and members of the society.

Frank Cambridge President's Cup

The Frank Cambridge President's Cup goes to the image with the most points from votes by current members of the society.

Koshy Johnson received the most points from votes in all three categories this year, a superb achievement.  Rob Deyes presented the awards for VPS at the presentation evening this year:

Koshy Johnson (left), receives Frank Cambridge Presdent's Cup from Rob Deyes

Raffle Winner

The winner of the exhibition raffle is Trevor Wheatcroft from Cottingham and his chosen image from the exhibition is 'Arctic Tern' by Dez Green.

WPOTY 2019 winners announced

Wildlife Photographer (of the year) winning images have been announced. Some stunners. To see them all click here.

Marsel van Oosten / WPY

What's On?

Wildlife Photography Lecture for Kerala Relief

27th of November 2018, 7.30pm until 10pm

VPS member Koshy Johnson is giving an illustrated wildlife photography lecture at Beverley parkway Cinema to raise funds to help people in Kerala impacted by terrible flooding. The presentation starts at 7.30pm and runs until 10pm, with a 30minute interval. Refreshments are available in the cinema.

Tickets available online, £10/head from Parkway Cinerma:

Image Review

Skidby Village Hall: Mon, 3rd Sept 2018 (7.15pm - 9.15pm)

On Monday 3rd September, we commence our Autumn programme with an Image Review on the topic of 'Standing out from the crowd'.

Please make sure that you come armed with a USB flash drive or set of prints and deposit these on the front table as usual, so we can assess the time that we'll be able to give to each image during the evening.

You may also recall that we've introduced a revised procedure regarding image reviews. When submitting digital images, please amend the filenames on your USB flash drive to include your last name and title of each image.


Annual general meeting

Skidby Village Hall: Monday 24th Sept 2018, 7.15pm - 9.15pm

This Monday's session will be devoted to our Annual General Meeting, which all members of the Viewfinder Photographic Society are entitled to attend. In accordance with the VPS Constitution, the Agenda for the meeting has already been circulated to all members along with last year's AGM minutes.

We look forward to seeing as many members as possible at this meeting.

The Good Photographer (ethical photography)

Monday, 10th September 2018 - members only

This Monday Nigel walker presents “The Good Photographer” and exploration of ethical photography. What should photographers consider when taking pictures and why might they need to? A presentation will be followed by a discussion of the topic so that you can make your thoughts count!

The annual Viewfinder Photographic Society's 2018 photography Exhibition will take place over three days in Skiby Village Hall starting on 5th of October.

Free admission for all visitors, and the chance to pick carefully chosen favourite images and to enter a paid draw to win a chosen print.

As always, refreshments will be available in the VPS popup cafe, plus a selection of prints, cards, and gift items on sale.

The exhibition will be open from 10am to 5pm, starting on Friday 5th until Sunday 7th October 2018


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