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November 2017 Monthly Meeting

November 2017 Monthly Meeting

Monday 13th November 2017 ‘The Dominican Republic’   This month one of our members Paul Ansell will give us a presentation about his latest trip to The Dominican Republic. It should be interesting as he arrived just after Hurricane Irma and his holiday was cut short by the approaching Hurricane […]

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October 2017 Monthly Meeting

October 2017 Monthly Meeting

Kirsty Andrews, winner of many competitions including The Wide Angle Category in The 2017 British & Irish Underwater Photography Championship travelled from Bristol (via the Farnes!) to see us and gave a very interesting presentation on diving in the South-West of England. She began by telling us about when she […]

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‘Southern Comfort – A Tour of some South West Diving Photography Highlights’

‘Southern Comfort – A Tour of some South West Diving Photography Highlights’

Monday 9th October 2017 Kirsty Andrews, recent winner of the British Waters Macro category for Underwater Photographer of the Year and now the wide angle category in The 2017 British & Irish Underwater Photography Championship, will be giving a presentation entitled “Southern Comfort – A Tour of some South West […]

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NUPG Splash-In Results

NUPG Splash-In Results

NUPG Splash-In Results The freshwater quarry at Capernwray was the venue for the 2017 NUPG splash in and on the day 11 people had registered and took part. The divers were from different clubs and agencies such as BSAC, PADI and SSI. Yo-Han Cha our chairman, Elaine White, Caroline and […]

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NUPG September Meeting

NUPG September Meeting

NUPG held it’s September meeting on the 11th. The first part of the meeting consisted of a quick EGM to ask for and get volunteers for the committee, Maggie Russell and Michelle Tasker were duly elected. Chairman Yo-Han Cha then introduced the speaker for the night, Simon Rogerson, current Editor […]

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NUPG September image competition – Front Cover

This month’s competition is for a magazine cover shot – you will need to use this Photoshop template to assemble your entry. Here is Yo-Han’s video of how to use the template. The steps are as follows: Open the template in Photoshop (I double clicked on the template and it […]

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NUPG August Meeting

NUPG August Meeting

NUPG held it’s August meeting on the 14th. Chairman Yo-Han Cha gave an interesting and informative talk about his recent trip to Komodo, where he fulfilled his long running ambition to see a manta ray. Yo-Han also managed to see dolphins underwater for the first time and encountered the famous […]

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NUPG Newcomer Splash-In September 2017 All Welcome

NUPG Newcomer Splash-In September 2017 All Welcome

As you can see you do NOT need any sort of posh underwater camera to learn the basics of taking a picture underwater ! NUPG are holding a special Splash-In event for newcomers to underwater photography on Saturday 23rd September, at the Capernwray dive site. Entrance is open to anyone […]

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This image by NUPG member John Spencer was chosen as the Overall British and Irish Winner by Fleet Dive.

NUPG/GNDS Open Print Competition 2017 Results

Last weekend the NUPG ran its second open print competition at the Great Northern Dive Show. In all 65 prints were entered and nearly 300 attendees of the show voted on the four categories. This year as well as four publicly voted categories there were also two overall category prizes […]

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NUPG Splash-In and Print Competition 2017

NUPG Splash-In and Print Competition 2017

NUPG’s annual Splash-In competition will be held on 8th July 2017. This is a competition open to all underwater photographers, where images must be taken on the day and then will be judged by all those that attend the evening. You must register to enter the Splash-In before the event. […]

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