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NUPG – 11th November 2019 Meeting

The next NUPG meeting is on Monday 11th November and the guest speaker will be Garry Dallas. His talk is titles “Voice of Mother Earth through a diver’s eye” Competition Theme: Posing As always everyone is welcome to join us for a pre-talk curry – best to get there for […]

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NUPG 14th October Meeting Report

NUPG 14th October Meeting Report

October saw Wetpixel owner, Adam Hanlon, come to speak to club members about “Creative Macro”. Initially the talk covered the need to find ways to create pleasing macro images without harassing or disturbing the photographic subjects. Adam then covered photographic techniques such as camera angle, camera settings, lighting, toys (lenses […]

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NUPG – 14th October 2019 Meeting

Creative Macro by Adam Hanlon Adam Hanlon is the owner of the underwater imaging community website Wetpixel and has been diving and taking pictures underwater for over 30 years. Fascinated and completely captivated by the marine environment, he actively seeks to use imagery to both show the beauty and fascination […]

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NUPG 9th September Meeting Report

NUPG 9th September Meeting Report

The September NUPG meeting saw Caroline Robertson-Brown talking about a recent trip diving the northern Sea of Cortez. She and Nick had focused on just two main subjects for their photography on the 4 days liveaboard that departed from San Diego – Whale Sharks and sea lions Caroline talked about […]

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NUPG 12th August Meeting Report – Splash-In and Print Competition Winners

NUPG 12th August Meeting Report – Splash-In and Print Competition Winners

The August meeting of the Northern Underwater Photography Group (NUPG) saw members judging both the splash-in competition images and the annual print competition. Splash-In The Splash-In saw competitors head to North Wales, where they strived to get the best shots in the condition on the day. Most members headed for […]

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NUPG – 9th September 2019 Meeting

Secrets of the Sea of Cortez – Nick and Caroline will talk about photographing the incredible marine life that lives in this narrow stretch of water in Mexico. They will also be bringing their new book – Wild Dives – for those that might like a signed copy. Competition theme: […]

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NUPG – 12th August 2019 Meeting

This months meeting will be the judging for the Splash-In and Print Competition. As always you can join NUPG members for a curry before the meeting from around 6:45pm

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NUPG 8th July Meeting Report

NUPG 8th July Meeting Report

The July NUPG meeting came just a couple weeks after the centenary of Scapa Flow scuttling, so we had Oli Van Overbeek and our very own Alex Tasker come in to talk to us and show us pictures from their recent trips. Oli was in Scapa Flow back in April […]

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NUPG – 2019 Splash-in and Print Competition

Splash-In The 2019 annual NUPG splash-in will take place on Saturday 3rd August. Entries should be submitted between 18:00 and 19:00 at the Belle Vue Hotel in Bangor (Belle Vue Hotel, Holyhead Road, Bangor, North Wales, LL57 2EU) Voting will take place on 12th August at our monthly meeting. Rules […]

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NUPG – 8th July 2019 Meeting

Join us at the Gurkha Grill for a curry beforehand or for the meeting starting at 8pm Speakers – Alex Tasker and Olivier Van Overbeek Topic – Two talks on Scapa Flow Competition Theme – Crustaceans

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