I'm afraid this is me! -
recently updated caricature by Matt Rich
became interested in photography in the
50's and in 1955 joined the
became Hon. Secretary in 1957 and held this post until November
2000 - 43 years active service,
this a record?
the A.G.M in November 2002, I was given the honour of being elected
as the President.
Society presented me with Honourary Life Membership,
I accepted gratefully.
the years I have been active within the Western Counties Photographic
Federation as Yearbook Secretary, and after serving as Junior
then Senior Vice President, I became President from 1990 until
1993. Later I was co-opted onto the Executive handling Advertising
matters, which I finally relinquished in 2000.
Since 1960, I have lectured and judged within the Western Counties,
and also in the Midlands and Southern counties. I became a Licentiate
of the R.P.S in 1980 and an Associate
In 1997, I attended a Barrie Thomas seminar and became hooked
on digital imaging, firstly as a means of producing images in
colour (never having made a colour print), and then as a means
of personal expression. I have been successful in having a number
of images accepted in National Exhibitions and also published
in digital magazines.
1999, I was awarded the DPAGB with a set of 15 prints, mainly
produced via the computer.
2001 the Royal Photographic Society honoured me with the presentation
of the Fenton Medal, and in 2002 the Photographic Alliance of
Great Britain awarded me the J.S.Lancaster medal for services
within the amateur photographic world.
serve as Publicity Secretary on the committee of the
Imaging Group of the RPS.
August 2004 I purchased a Canon EOS 300D
camera, since upgraded to a Canon EOS 400D
sat on the Licentiate Distinction Panel of the Royal Photographic
Society from 2001 - 2003, and then
Chairman until the close of 2009.
: GALLERY ONE : GALLERY TWO