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Northern Lights over Lambley Airfield and Plowman’s Woods

After over a year of trying, one of our member, Nick Pearce, finally saw the Northern Lights. Previous attempts had meant standing near Dunstanburgh Castle in the North East for 4 hours or in the Vale of Belvoir for several hours. Alerted during Friday 10th May by a fellow member Nick headed to a spot above […]

JetSki Racing Derbyshire

Church Wilne reservoir in Derbyshire was the venue for the Jet Ski Racing Association ( British JetSport Championship, round one competition. The event was scheduled for mid April, we had been regularly checking the JRSI website to gleam information on the location, protocols and how to access the venue.

Holi – Festival Nottingham

The Outlaws visited Nottingham’s Wollaton Park on Sunday (24th March) to celebrate the Hindu festival Holi. Holi is a significant festival in the Hindu calendar celebrating, Colours, Love & Springtime and is held on the 25th March each year. Here is one of the images taken which nicely portrays the celebrations. This image was taken […]

Nottingham Outlaws Kit-Kat Break – Northumberland

It is the time of year again when the Outlaws pack their camera bags, suitcases and embark on a journey to a location in the UK chosen by the membership. We have visited many areas, from Suffolk in the east to Bangor in the west (North Wales), Torbay in the south but this year it […]

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.

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.

NOPS Urban Portrait challenge. A three week adventure.

Quite a number of our members expressed a wish to learn and understand a bit more about the capturing and processing of urban portraits, one of our members (Phil Beckworth) suggested a photographer he knew. What followed was a three week long exercise organised by club chairman George Reilly. 
  • May 2nd, 2017 by admin
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Birds of Prey Event Report

After a successful two day event where Nottingham Outlaws members had the opportunity to photograph some of the Birds of Prey owned by a professional local falconer, Phil Hodgkinson presents a report on the shoot.
  • October 24th, 2015 by admin
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