Alton Towers Competition

The Alton Towers competition is something that gives club members a unique challenge each year. Everyone has the same subject matter available and the same lighting conditions. This year was made more challenging by the weather which, for most of the 90 minutes was either overcast cloud or rain. We did have a glimmer of sunlight just towards the end. This meant that I was even more eager and also nervous to see what people had achieved on the night. The time and resources provided…

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Format festival 2013 – Derby – 8th March to 2nd April

Into its 6th year this international festival of photography is happening ‘on our doorstep’ with various events happening during the month long festival. There is actually a ‘warm up’ event on Thursday – Elemental Force – which is due to be a spectacular outdoor show using giant film animation, lighting, sound and visual effects which will bring to life the stories of four of the region’s most significant historical buildings. For more details on the festival please go to the Format website. WillPhotographer and educator based…

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Churnet Valley Railway – 2013

The currently published dates for some of their special events that tend to be ‘photography friendly’ are: February 23rd – 24th Winter steam gala April 27th – 28th         1940s weekend May 18th – 19th           Classic cars and model railways 8th June                       Agricultural engines rally 9th June                      Alf Tunstall classic bus rally 7th July                       Velocipede rally September 7th – 8th     Diesel gala WillPhotographer and educator based in North Staffordshire near to Stoke-on-Trent. Social photography – Portraits, Weddings and Events are specialisms although I used to do a lot…

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Focus on Imaging

This annual event takes place at the NEC from 3rd to 6th March 2013. www.focus-on-imaging.co.uk/ WillPhotographer and educator based in North Staffordshire near to Stoke-on-Trent. Social photography – Portraits, Weddings and Events are specialisms although I used to do a lot of still life photography with which I was very successful.http://www.willsphotoimaging.co.uk

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