||Important News>: updated 18/04/2014
The photo competition is open to all members whether they are attending the meeting or not and any non-members attending the meeting.
Pictures should be resized to a maximum height of 768 pixels and/or a maximum width of 1024 pixels. The files should be renamed to include your initials and the competition theme.
For the best results set the DPI to 96 and use the sRGB colour space.
If you're a PhotoShop user there is a downloadable NUPG action set to automate the process. This PDF file explains how to install it.
We also want to know who's doing great things with compacts. If your entries were shot using a compact camera put COMPACT in the file name and e-mail subject. We'll pick out the highest placed compact shot at each meeting.
Files should be sent as medium quality JPG files to
Competition at NUPG.org.uk. By midnight the Saturday before the meeting.
May 12th 2014
from 8-10pm (with curries from 6:45PM)
Talk: Phil's guide to Critter Hunting by Phil Medcalf
Monthly Competition: Tentacles
Favourite 5: Tony Gilbert
Event: Judging of the Winter Splash-In images a bottle of fizz to the winner.
June 9th 2014
Talk Tony Gilbert Diving Northern Island
August 16th Summer Splash In
In conjunction with the Anglesey Scubafest take pictures in the sea around North Wales and submit them for judging by the audience at the Anglesey Outdoor Centre.
Registration is required email info at
Info at NUPG.org.uk for more information.
Talk Alex Tatersall Making Miniature Masterpieces - Thoughts and techniques to create memorable macro imagery.
The NUPG Summer Splash in was held on August 31st 2013
Despite the winds and low vis some great images were created.
Brett Thorpe who won the Mares System Close up and the Apex overall winner awards.
Nick Roberston-Brown Frogsborn System Wide Angle.
Yo-Han Cha Inon Compact Close Up.
Graham Smith Dive Life Compact Wide Angle.
The winers and runners up can be viewed here.
In the print competion the winners were
Caroline Robertson-Brown Dive Quest Overseas Wide Angle.
Nick Robertson-Brown Equator Diving Overseas Close Up.
Caroline Roberston-Brown Frogfish Photography UK Wide Angle.
Tony Gilbert Underwater Visions UK Close Up.
The print winners and runners up can be viewed here
A big thank you to all the sponsors.
By special request the list of all 2013 competition themes are available on the meetings page
||Outline of this coming year's activities.
NUPG meet on the second Monday of every month.
The venue for NUPG meetings is Gurkha Grill Burton Road Didsbury.
Please make sure you arrive at the NUPG meetings by 20:00 (preferably just before), this will assist those who have to travel long distances. Any queries, contact the club secretary.
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If you know of anyone who you feel could be considered for Guest Speaker, or if you would like to do a technical talk, or any talk, please let one of the committee know ASAP. Remember, it's your support that keeps us all going!