It has been a bumper year for Huddersfield Photo-Imaging Club at the Yorkshire Photographic Union’s prestigious Annual Exhibition staged at Barnsley Civic Gallery.

Two club trophies were won and a record six category trophies awarded to four members.

Sheelagh Davidson’s work won pride of place as Best Author and winner of the Halifax Trophy.

Sheelagh won with the following: Learning to Trust – Winner of Open Colour Print trophy; Not My Favourite Book (main image, above) – Winner Portrait Projected Digital Image trophy; and Only in My Dreams – Winner Creative Print trophy.


Sheelagh Davidson - Learning to Trust

Sheelagh Davidson – Learning to Trust


Sheelagh Davidson - Only in my Dreams

Sheelagh Davidson – Only in My Dreams


The club’s other winners were:

Richard Fulcher with Lady in Waiting – Winner of Portrait Print trophy; Michael Hey with Clarence Dock in Leeds – Winner of Scapes Projected Digital Image trophy; and Tony Renshaw with Call to Morning Prayer, Ladakh – Winner of Travel Print trophy.


Richard Fulcher – Lady In Waiting


Michael Hey – Clarence Dock in Leeds


Tony Renshaw – Call to Morning Prayer – Ladakh


Their high scoring entries helped Huddersfield Photo-Imaging Club to win the Keighley Challenge Trophy for the Best Overall Club for the second time in three years and the J E Barker Trophy for the Best Print Club.

A spokesman said: “Club members can be rightly proud of a most impressive showing in a competition which showcases the best work from club photographers in Yorkshire.”

The exhibition is open for viewing until June 22 2024 and entry is free.

Details can be found at:

Huddersfield Photo-Imaging Club now meets at Kirkheaton Parish Centre most Wednesdays. For more information go to

The club holds an annual exhibition which will be displayed for three weeks in July and August in a temporary gallery in the Piazza in Huddersfield.

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