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Speaker – Andrew Moss – Wednesday 8th December 2021

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Photographic images of Sport can be both dramatic and evocative. This was ably demonstrated by this weeks guest speaker Andrew Moss from Beckenham in Kent with his presentation “He Shoots, He Scores”.  Andrew now acting in a professional capacity has attended a mixed variety of sporting events including minority participation sports (for which he is […]

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Speaker – Tony North – Wednesday 24th November 2021

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Our president Emily welcomed this weeks guest speaker Tony North who hails from Manchester and specialises in Landscape and in particular Macro photography. His talk entitled “ The Art of Macro” was in fact an absorbing and entertaining tutorial on the subject. After introductory remarks he went on to describe in detail his seven Challenges […]

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Speaker – Neil Sneddon Wednesday 11th November – Developing Recovery

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On the 11th we had something completely different from Newport based Neil Sneddon who is a social worker working with addicts in Dundee. His thought provoking presentation entitled “Developing Recovery” was accompanied by a series of black and white images with captions. These were taken by recovering addicts, their family or carers. Neil had handed out […]

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Speaker – Ken Scott – Wednesday 10th November 2021

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To the theme of mindfulness in photography the societies thought provoking presentation this week was by Ken Scott with its  title “Joy of Seeing”. Ken from Brighton, with a background in Psychology, is by profession a photographer who holds workshops both at home and in Europe being best known for his landscapes and the different […]

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Speaker – Dawn Black – Wednesday 27th October 2021

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Dawn S. Black Photography (dawnsblackphotography.com) The River Dee Project was the subject of the most recent zoom meeting for members who received a presentation by former professional photographer Dawn Black who is now based in Stonehaven. Dawn’s professional work was undertaken with partners in the Netherlands where her specialisation was in architectural and interior photography.On […]

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Speaker – Brian Anderson – Wednesday 3rd November 2021

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The Societies talk this week “Galapagos, a little world within itself” was by retired architect Brian Anderson a Fifer from Newport on Tay but now living on the Wirral. He is a much travelled photographer who describes himself as an adventure tourist. His travels have taken him from the Artic to the Antarctic and many […]

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Speaker – Chris Rickard – Wednesday 13th October 2021

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The speaker at the weekly meeting of the Society this week was Chris Rickard on the subject of underwater photography in Scotland. Chris is a keen diver who has completed some 1500 dives mainly in Scottish waters and at the McDuff Marine Aquarium where he works on a part time basis. Members were introduced to […]

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Speaker – Sally Sallett – Wednesday 29th September 2021

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“Never Underestimate an old woman with a camera” was the title of this weeks Zoom presentation by Sally Sallett. The title was really intriguing  from a lady originally from Kent but now living in Castleford in Yorkshire who joined the  camera club in nearby Wakefield in 2012. She is not only very proficient with a […]

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Speaker – Rory O’Conner – Wednesday 22nd September 2021

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This weeks presentation was by Rory O`Conner from the Irish city of Cork by courtesy of Zoom which was titled “My world in photography” Seascapes. Rory  considers himself to be self taught but took up photography seriously in 2011 when he joined his local camera club. He specialises in seascapes but enjoys landscapes as well […]

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Speaker – Les Loosemore – Wednesday 5th May 2021

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As part of our summer program on Zoom the Society had the pleasure of welcoming Les Loosemore from Bridgend in South Wales to give us a wide ranging presentation on his style of photography. In his younger years Les  was a footballer, then after this career ended became a referee for many years. To cement […]

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