Author: Chris Reekie

Presidents Night – Wednesday 11th March – Libby Smith

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This week was Presidents Night at the Society. Our retiring President Nicola Shepherd has been in situ for a number of years and is held in the highest esteem by the members as she has been such a progressive driving force for the Society. The President choses the theme of the night and Nicola invited […]

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Speaker Dawn White Wed 25th Oct 19 – The Magic of Monochrome

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Respected photographer and educator Dawn White, a member of Dundee Photographic Society spoke to members on the ‘Magic of Monochrome’. Dawn broke down her talk into three sections, all relating to monochrome images. Looking at the editing powers of Lightroom and Photoshop. Images from the Scottish Photographic Federation and Advanced editing for monochrome. What makes […]

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Nigel Spencer – Journey To The Arctic

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Nigel Spencer ‘Journey To The Arctic’ With a title including journey and Arctic you know you are in for a special talk. And, so it proved, with guest speaker Nigel Spencer. An avid walker and climber, having completed over 200 Munros, Nigel became interested in photography as an extension to his outdoor activities. Catching the […]

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China A Photographer’s View – Roy Robertson FRPS Hon

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Roy Robertson spoke to STAPS members on his visits to China, providing a photographer’s view of the country. His visits were initially through invitations when he held the post of President and Vice President of the Royal Photographic Society to attend and art exhibition, including photography and the world fair. Being part of a Royal […]

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Speaker Wednesday 9th Jan 2019 – David Ogden Extreme Macrophotography

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The speaker this evening was the Societies own member, David Ogden. And to start his presentation by telling the assemble members, ‘don’t try it’, certainly grab everyone’s attention. And throughout his talk he maintained a rapt audience as he described, demonstrated and presented how he went about Macrophotography, the equipment he utilised (and ingeniously assembled) […]

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Kevin MacKenzie – Photography Under The Microscope

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The speaker Kevin MacKenzie can best be described as not one of the usual circuit speakers. Neither was he a ballet dancer or an international rugby player. Kevin has worked in the Microscopy and Histology Dept at Aberdeen University and his theme for his talk was ‘Photography under the Microscope’. Kevin started at the University […]

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Donald Stewart FRPS – Speaker 7th December

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For the second speaker in a row the members were treated to a visual feast of printed images, opposed to digital images. This time from Donald Stewart FRPS who presented a new body of work. Donald is unusual in today’s photographic environment ion that he still predominately captures all his images on film, using his […]

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