I am available to give talks to photographic societies and other organisations including U3A groups. These are illustrated by projected digital images (PDI) for which the club must provide the digital projector, screen and a cable suitable to connect my Apple MacBook.
The following talks are currently available;

British Landscapes in colour and mono - an evening's tour around Britain, get your juices flowing for trips to the beautiful areas offered by our country. Lots of tips on techniques for landscape photography; hopefully we will all learn something.

Light is Everything - pdi talk which starts off looking at the work of Belgian pictorialist Leonard Missonne who said "Light glorifies everything. It transforms and ennobles the most commonplace and ordinary subjects. The object is nothing; light is everything." We then go on to look at many different kinds of light and hopefully see there is no such thing as 'bad light'. This talk is designed to make relative beginners in photography think about the ways light can be used to enhance their photographs and introduce some mood be it restful or dramatic. 

Basics A short talk aimed at newcomers to photography on some basics of taking photographs, very suited to organisations such as the U3A and newer members of camera clubs. This is followed up by Birds, Blokes, Blooms and Britain a selection of my images covering bird photography, street and portrait, flowers and a few British Landscapes.

Adobe Lightroom demonstration This is a projected demonstration of working with Lightroom, which I have been using since the pre-sale Beta release in 2006. Talk can be customised to deal equally with Import/Library and Development functions or concentrate on the Development side.

Urban photography - pdi talk looking at cityscapes, architecture, street photography; in fact pretty much all the opportunities that exist in built up areas.

Flat but not boring - pdi A photo tour of East Anglia

Infrared Monochrome Photography - pdi talk about Infrared Landscape Photography for which I use a converted Fuji camera although pretty much any camera will do. This talk is under construction and will be available from January 2019 and possibly earlier. If you are a club programme secretary and would like to discuss it with me please get in touch.

Talks to photography clubs are charged at PAGB rates, others by agreement. I will normally travel only 30 to 40 miles during the period November to February inclusive. Longer trips may be possible April to October by agreement. 

I bring the talk on a MacBook Pro and present the talks through Keynote. Clubs must provide a digital projector with cables/adapter to suit the MacBook output - preferably HDMI or Thunderbolt.

Photo Club Programme secretaries please note: 
Please post or email written confirmation on the recommended PAGB form which confirms all the details needed, without which the talk will not happen! You have been warned! 

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