Newark & District Photographic Society

Spotlighting the Best in local Amateur Photography

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Most of the Society's activities take place on Monday evenings and are open to members, prospective members, and non-members interested in a single event.

Full Member£32.00
Joint Unwaged£37.00
First Year Subscription
Full Member£20.00
Joint Unwaged£24.00
Physical Attendance Fee
Associate Member£3.50
Temporary Membership£3.50
Online Attendance Fee
Associate Member£0.00
Temporary Membership£3.50

The Society

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.

All correspondence should be emailed to the relevant contact or posted to the Hon. General Secretary: Newark & District Photographic Society, c/o 104b North Gate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1HF.

Upcoming Events

25/01/2021 7:30 pm - 10:00 pmFaces and Places
01/02/2021 7:30 pm - 10:00 pmClose-up and Macro Nature Photography
08/02/2021 7:30 pm - 10:00 pmNorth & East Midlands Photographic Federation Exhibition
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Latest News

Change of Programme (25/01/2021)


In light of the previously announced postponement of the Photographer of the Year Heat 4 Print judging, Gary Langley DPAGB, BPE3* shall instead be presenting his lecture 'Faces and Places' on Monday 25th January 2021.

Postponement of Photographer of the Year Print heat judging


In view of the present lockdown situation, we have decided to postpone POY Print Heat 4 and depending on how things go, possibly Heats 5 and 6. This is to save unnecessary journeys delivering and collecting prints.

However, this does not affect the deadlines, please enter your print PDI as if the competition was taking place on the correct date. Please make sure your prints are ready too, just in case we can move quicker than we envisage.

Events will be booked to fill the empty evenings, we’ll let you know about these.

Change of Lecture (22/02/2021)


'Successful Wildlife Photography' by David Hewson CPAGB has been replaced with 'Twenty Twenty Vision' by Stan Farrow FRPS, EFIAP, DPAGB.

Change of Lecture (01/02/2021)


'Macro Insect Practical Evening' by Marlies Chell has be replaced with 'Close-up and Macro Nature Photography' by Daniel Bridge.

Change of Judge


Colin Lusby CPAGB is no longer able to judge Heat 4 of the Photographer of the Year Prints on the 25th of January; Gary Langley DPAGB shall be judging instead.

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