9 July 2018:

Our new 2018 - 2019 programme of talks has been published and more photographers will be announced in the next few days. The season starts on Monday 10 September 2018 with a preview of the forthcoming Programme of Talks and introductions to the various internal specialist groups. New members are always welcome! [ see page


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24th June 2018

The Harrogate Advertiser is running a monthly feature about the Society and will be featuring member's images.

One of the August issues will feature member's mobile phone photographs. The images have to be taken on a mobile however, they can be processed using your mobile phone or on a computer. 

All members should have received an email from Simon Gregory with details of how to submit images for consideration. Please send them to Simon no later than Sunday 14th July 2018.


10 May 2018:

The first Photo North Festival will take place in Harrogate from 9 to 11 November 2018. Organised by Peter Dench and Sharon Price, the festival aims to inspire the next generation of image makers with portfolio reviews and motivational and inspirational presentations. Reuters joins a sensational line-up that includes iconic names Tom Stoddart, Jane Hilton, Tom Oldham, Paula Bronstein, Jenny Matthews and Anastasia Taylor Lind

Co-incidentally our annual exhibition of HPS member's work will be on show from 9 to 11 November 2018.

For additional information see 'UK photography exhibitions' page.


Tuesday 24 April 2018:

Theft of Nikon equipment from Bass & Bligh

In the early hours of this morning, Burglars cut through the security shutter to steal a large quantity of Nikon camera bodies and Lenses from our good friends at Bass & Bligh. For a small independent retailer this type of theft is quite devastating. 

Here is a list of the stolen Nikon equipment and the serial numbers:

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If you are approached by anyone offering new Nikon equipment for sale, please contact Harrogate Police.