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SPEECH HOUSE VINTAGE SHOW (13th September 2020)
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ODD THINGS (21st September 2020)
A photography workshop is something that everyone should attend at least once – and more than once is better if you can afford it. It is, after all, a place where every attendee is interested in photography, and this is great for discussion, practice and experience.
THE PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW (NEC) (19th September - 22nd September 2020)
The Photography Show & The Video Show is the must-visit event. Inspiring stories meets expert advice and innovative products to spark your creativity - then help you achieve your best shot
PRODUCING IMAGES WITH THE WOW FACTOR (28th September 2020)
We`re all looking to create powerful images that stand out from the crowd & I`ll describe my approach in trying to achieve this aim by taking a logical, project based approach. From initial concept, contact building, planning and shooting, right through to the processing techniques I use on some of my award winning images, nothing will be held back.
TRAVELS WITH MY X (5th October 2020)
A must see lecture for anyone who enjoys travel photography whether that be on a family holiday or a bespoke photographic trip. Featuring images from around the world and packed with hints & tips on technique, equipment and preparation this presentation will really help you to improve your travel photography.
THE WORLD OF A WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER (26th October 2020)
This entertaining lecture spans 35 years of photography and takes us to 5 continents. The questions I am most often asked are about are my `favourites`! What are the pictures you are most pleased with – what is the best place you have visited – which subjects do you most enjoy photographing? These are impossible questions to answer because ones opinion constantly changes. How can you possibly compare the Queensland tropical rain forest with the desert of Utah; or compare the delicate but vibrant sunbirds with the power and majesty of a bald eagle? It may be impossible but, in this lecture, I am going to try! Working my way through my commissions over a span of 30 years, I will bring you right up to date with my latest and most exciting project.
PAINTBRUSH TO PIXEL (2nd November 2020)
My creative pathway from my roots as an equine portrait artist through to a successful fine art photographer. Initially my photography was to fuel the need for good clear reference images for working at my easel. This dynamic began to change as clients requested prints as often as paintings, so accordingly, my respect for the camera grew. I joined a Camera Club and my journey took me through LRPS, CPAGB, LMPA, AFIAP and is now resting just above a BPE3*. My artwork is now more digital based and hangs in galleries across the UK and Europe, join me on this insightful journey from paintbrush to pixel.
THE ART OF NUDE (30th November 2020)
Ross McKelvey MPAGB FIPF EFIAP/G FBPE - Awarded over 300 Medals in National & International Exhibitions since 2010. President and founder of Catchlight Camera Club, Belfast.