11/08/2020 – Test


14/08/2020 – David Keep ARPS, DPAGB, FBPE, EFIAP – Sports Images with Impact – moving beyond the record shot


David is an award-winning photographer based in Derbyshire whose work spans a wide range of photographic genres. Many of his images, including some fine underwater photography (and details of his workshops) can be found on his website https://www.davidkeepphotography.co.uk

21/08/2020 – Summer PDI Competition 3 – open subject


28/08/2020 – Simon Van-Orden Chasing the Lights


Simon has a particular passion for the spectacular phenomena of the Northern Lights.
His presentation provides an insight into this natural phenomenon, with images, personal anecdotes and advice on photographic techniques to capture them.

More of his work can be seen at

04/09/2020 – The Chairman presents … images from the Indian states of Goa and Gujurat


Our Chairman Ramesh will share some of his images from Mumbai and Goa, and talk about ancestral homes and the problems they now face in Goa.
Delhi is rich in Mughal culture and fine examples are seen at Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar and the Lodhi Gardens.
In Gujarat Ramesh visited a 250 yr old British Armenian and Dutch Cemetery with old tombs. Sadly no one seems to look after the Cemetery. The images will be shown
as taken – in colour – but also after conversion to monochrome. You’ll have a chance to tell Ramesh which you prefer.

11/09/2020 – Creative Flower Photography with Cherry Larcombe EFIAP ARPS DPAGB BPE*5


Cherry Larcombe is an imaginative and creative photographer working in several genres. Her presentation will  cover ideas to bring out the colour, shapes and beauty of flowers and hints on how to produce some unique and original floral art.


18/09/2020 – Improving Your Photography with Martin Patten DPAGB, LRPS, BPE4*, AFIAP, QPSA

Improving Your Photography with Martin Patten DPAGB, LRPS, BPE4*, AFIAP, QPSA

Martin’s talk is designed for beginners and intermediate workers but works also for more advanced workers. The talk provides some quick tips and tricks that will have an immediate impact on your captured images as well as covering some of the most common areas of photography, how to approach them, what ‘good’ looks like and what equipment you might need to capture them  http://www.cameradays.co.uk

22/09/2020 – Photo Entry Demonstration


Bo will go through the new system for entering photos to competitions.

25/09/2020 – Shoot a Theme


Normally a print competition, but this season it’s a PDI competition. You can enter 3 images (not a triptych) which you feel follow a theme or connection. Your 3 images will be shown one after the other, and you’ll be invited to tell us briefly about your theme.

This competition will be judged by members.

02/10/2020 – Landscape Photography with Slawek Staszczuk


Slawek’s talk will be centred around the use of lighting, composition and timing to create great landscapes  http://www.photoss.net

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