Category Archives: Speakers


WITH VICKI LEA BOULTER & DAN COOKE   This evening was organised by Ian Durston, who has always been a big fan of any form of CREATIVE photography and the use of editing software to take your images further. He started by showing a short video he had produced on a new branch of Creative […]

Newsletter #113 – SPEAKER JOHN CRABB

‘ART & ADVENTURE OF WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY’ NO ANIMALS HAVE BEEN HARMED IN JOHN’S PHOTOGRAPHY 🙂 Some of you felt this was a good evening and thoroughly enjoyed it, but even more of you felt it was the best club night ever, being totally enjoyable and inspiring.     We encourage you to bring your cameras […]

Newsletter #105 – DAMIEN LOVEGROVE

AN EVENING ON PORTRAITURE I was going to start this newsletter to say what a privilege it was to introduce Damien to the Sedgemoor Camera Club as he is a huge name in the photographic industry… but things didn’t go quite to plan and Tom had to introduce him as I had to wiz off […]

Newsletter #91 – STEVE SPRAGGON

This was the first of a series of events over the next few months that directly relates to the theme of ‘The Carol Wewerka Award’ – which is ‘Landscape and Travel photography’. Ken Wewerka was going to introduce us to the Cup but unfortunately could not make as he was feeling under the weather. Get […]


After last week’s challenging EGM & Constitution, it was good to get back in the swing of things, and no better than an evening highlighting ‘movement’. It was great to see so many of you in attendance and the membership got off to a very healthy start. My Fuji camera was the “spotlight” item, where […]


Whether you wish to be a wedding photographer or not Peter’s entertaining evening showed some basic principles that would be useful for all photographers. Firstly know your equipment, know all the controls, make sure you can change settings without looking, (or at times without thinking). It is not very reassuring to the clients if you […]

Newsletter #35 – SPEAKER #3 – Brian Sweeting

SPEAKER #3 – BRIAN SWEETING Wildlife On The Levels & In Your Own Back Garden This Wednesday Brian Sweeting entertained us with a very enjoyable, illustrated talk about his experiences as a wildlife photographer. He explained how he started not so many years ago and how you can produce stunning shots with inexpensive equipment, although […]

Newsletter #25 – DEREK BOWDEN

SPEAKER – DEREK BOWDEN & HIS AMAZING PLATE CAMERAS   We had an in depth explanation as to how Derek, over a period of thirty years developed an ability to make and use quality plate cameras. His pictures showed how he had worked out the basics using wood from old pallets and aluminium, before venturing […]


Thank you once again to Stephen Spraggon for giving his talk last Wednesday. It was truly inspirational. Be sure to visit his website at For those of you who wanted information on some of the software Steve mentioned, PHOTOGRAPHERS EPHEMERIS tells you when and where the sun will set and rise (costs around £3 for […]