Past Events

Wildlife Photography Fieldcraft

Date: March 20, 2024
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Aldeburgh Library
Kevin Sawford

Our guest speaker is the prize-winning wildlife photographer, Kevin Sawford, talking on the subject of wildlife photography fieldcraft.

As well as learning the subtleties of capturing photos of wildlife in the natural habitat, we are sure to see some excellent illustrative images from Kevin. The linked image was shortlisted and commended in the Bird Photographer of the year Competition, 2020.

The suggested topic for members’ photographs is “Portraits”. Because of the more personal nature of this topic, these images will not be shown on the website later.

A Life in Photography

Date: February 21, 2024
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Aldeburgh Library
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Our guest speaker is David Calvert. David has a varied photographic career and the talk will cover aspects of his work in portrait and landscape photography. This promises to be an interesting evening, held over from December due to unforeseen circumstances.

AGM and Video Shorts

Date: January 17, 2024
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Aldeburgh Library

After a brief meeting for the AGM, there will be a talk on AI in image generation, a short quiz, and a series of video shorts on composition in photography.

What is a Portrait 2

Date: December 12, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Aldeburgh Library

A look at portraiture over the last 170 years. This is part 2 of Tom Peck’s presentation. The first part was in October. As Christmas approaches, there will be coffee and mince pies and a chance to talk and look forward to 2024.

Members Illustrated Talks

Date: November 15, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Aldeburgh Library

We have some interesting talks from members on a variety of subjects. Nuala Simpson will give a talk on ‘Big Cat’ photography. Chris Atkinson has a talk on Frank Meadow Sutcliffe – Photographer And Social Historian. John Prodger will present ‘Journey To The Levant’ and finally Stuart Turner will talk about ‘Medical Missions To Tbilisi, Georgia 1996 and 2016 – A City Of Contrasts’. Each talk will be illustrated by photographs and the diversity of subject matter should prove to be an informative evening.

What is a Portrait 1

Date: October 18, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Aldeburgh Library

The first part of the evening will see part 1 of a YouTube presentation by Tom Peck. The title is ‘What Is A Portrait’.

A history of photographic portraiture from Victorian times to the present. With a catch line ‘you’ll never look at a portrait the same way again’ this promises to be an interesting evening.

Using Film

Date: September 20, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Aldeburgh Library

Alec Brown will show a presentation on the theme of using film.

The presentation will show where more varied films can be sourced and processed.

Towards the end of the evening we will have a look at a selection of the many photographs submitted by members taken at Aldeburgh Carnival.

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