Author: Chris Reekie

Brian Clark Speaker Wed 14th Feb

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When a speaker tells his audience he only produces 12 good images a year, you instinctively know, to do so, needs a hundred other good ones, and your going to be in for a visual treat. So, began a presentation, which Brian received not one but seven rounds of applause from an enthralled gathering. Brian […]

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Guest Speaker Wed 10th Jan 2018 – David Sadler

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‘Now for something completely different’ Having watched Monty Python over the holidays, the topic for this talk conjured up, exploding photographs as tactical weapons, and nudge, nudge, wink, wink, fine art images..know what I mean!! Would it deliver on the comedy front? David is a Forensic Pathologist and is currently President of Dundee Photographic Society. […]

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Wednesday 29th November – Speaker Julie Close – Fact, Fiction, Fantasy

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Julie Close became interested in photography in her home town of Doncaster during the 1970s. She especially enjoyed the technical process of the dark room and developing her own photographs. Having to find employment she moved to Bridge of Earn hospital, where she was involved in all aspects of medical photography, principally, ophthalmic, dermatology, and […]

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Speaker 15th November Antonia Laurence-Allen

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Exploring The Photographic Collection of the NTS Antonia as Curator for Edinburgh and the East of Scotland covers 17 properties. Some with have a history of photographic images. Antonia has been funded by the Morton Family Trust to archive, digitalise and document these collections. Her talk gave an introspective look at a world gone by […]

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Speaker 8th November Ken Kennedy, ‘Astro Photography’

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Ken Kennedy as a young man was smitten by the night sky. His first attempts at capturing an image of this beautiful manifestation above us was not very successful, not surprising, everyone has to start somewhere. Ken purchased a bellows f8.8 camera, it was primitive, and film was restricted. With a camera propped up and […]

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Alan Morrison, Speaker Wed 18th Oct ‘F8 and Be There’

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The quote “F8 and be there” is attributed to Weegee (Arthur Fellig) who was a famous street photographer during the 1930’s, 40’s and beyond. In the late 1970s Alan was bitten by the by the journalistic bug on coming across a copy Photojournalism: Life Library of Photography. Alan was set on a career in the […]

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Wed 11th Oct Traversing The Atlas Mts, Speaker Hamish Brown

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We were honoured to have as our speaker Dr Hamish Brown, Scottish mountaineer, lecturer, photographer, writer, poet and international mountain guide. With over 30 plus books to his name and what he calls, Munroitis, an incurable disease, there was no doubt an entertaining talk was in store. Hamish certainly did not disappoint, what he described […]

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Speaker Chas Sievewright Wed 4th Oct

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Chas Sievewright a member of Perth Camera Club spoke to members of his experiences in acquiring the knowledge and growing his long exposure skills, mainly in black and white, with the a colour image into the mix here and there. It was in 2013 and armed with a Canon 5D he started out on his […]

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