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Please feel free to contact NUPG by email or telephone.



01606 889042

Until further notice, our meetings are held at 8:00 pm on the second Monday of the month at the address shown below.

Gurkha Grill
198 Burton Road
West Didsbury
M20 2LH

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NUPG Important News>: updated 13/03/2014


The photo competition is open to all

 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 procerss. 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 By midnight the Saturday before the meeting.


April 12th 2014

Spring Splash In

Just for fun take underwater pictures anywhere in the sea in North Wales on 12th April and submit them for the March meeting.

Categories Close up and Wide Angle, please state whether you are using a system camera with interchangable lenses or a compact camera. Submit your images by midnight Saturday May 10th for judging at the May meeting.

April 14th 2014

Talk by Martin Edge 'Popular Opportunities' limited to 70 places must be booked in advance.

Competition Theme Wrecks

Please email to let us know if you are coming, tickets free for members £5 for non-members

May 12th 2014

AGM including election of committee please think about standing.

Judging for Spring splash in and awarding of a bottle of fizz to the overall winner.

Competition Theme Tentacles

The NUPG Summer Splash in was held on August 31st 2013

Despite the winds and low vis some great images were created.

Congratulations to

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



NUPG 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!



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