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Diary of a Wildlife Photographer with Jack Perks (Lecture)

Thursday 14 October⋅8:00 – 10:00pm (None members welcome – £3 on the door)at St James Church Marshall Hill Dr, Mapperley, Nottingham NG3 6FY Come along and enjoy what promises to be an inspiring evening. Jack Perks is a local Wildlife Photographer. Jack has filmed for TV including Springwatch, Countryfile, The One Show, Mr Crabtree Goes […]

Important Announcement: NOPS Meeting in Person

Meeting in person is due to start on 2nd September 2021 at 7:45 pm at St James Church, Marshall Hill Drive, Nottingham NG3 6FS, UKThis is the first meeting at our new venue, as Richard Herrod Centre is still being used as a vaccination centre.

July Open PDI Competition

On 29th July we held our sixth open PDI competition via Zoom and we welcomed Roger Evans as our judge for the evening. There were 43 entries overall, covering a range of subjects. Scores of 17 were scored by Patrick Wallis, Nigel Stewart, Malcolm Nabarro, Lester Woodward, Sally Herbert, Lois Webb and Sue Jackson. Lester […]

Loughborough Treasure Hunt

NOPS members enjoyed an evening exploring Loughborough. We have an annual photography treasure hunt on foot around a location.Members go in search of images that match a theme.This year the themes were;> Birds> Converging Parallels> Decorative doors> Flowers> Food> Lights> Looking Up> Old & New> Reflection> Statue or Sculpture

Pleasley Pit

This pit is located to the North-West of Mansfield. On a very rainy evening NOPS members visited this site that closed as an active coal mine in 1986. It was due to be demolished but great campaigning from local historians and ex-miners led to a last-minute reprieve. Members were given an excellent guided tour inside […]

Papplewick Ponds

Opposite Papplewick Pumping Station there is a small area of pools called Papplewick ponds. Several NOPS members had a socially distanced meeting to explore this area. The pond has a lot of wildlife and is surrounded by reeds, silver birch trees and gorse bushes. The evening finished with a lovely sunset behind the pond.

May Open PDI Competition

On 27th May we held our third open PDI competition via Zoom and we welcomed Les Loosemore as our judge for the evening.

April 2021 PDI Themed Competition Results

29th April saw the first of our combined theme and open PDI competitions as we make our way back to post-Covid normality. Our judge for the evening was Steve Walters and he did a great job, bringing some interesting and very constructive comments to the task.

April 2021 PDI Open Competition Results

29th April saw the first of our combined theme and open PDI competitions as we make our way back to post-Covid normality. Our judge for the evening was Steve Walters and he did a great job, bringing some interesting and very constructive comments to the task.

Ploughman Wood

Many of NOPS Outlaws members have been recently exploring a local ancient woodland. Ploughman Wood is situated near the village of Lambley. It is owned and managed by Notts Wildlife Trust. The wood dates back to the 13th century.