FREE Photography Workshop for the Festival 2nd September

From Sharon Brown, Melbourne Festival

Hello Everyone

I know it is short notice but People Express are arranging a FREE Photography Workshop for the Festival next Saturday afternoon (2nd September) as part of the joint project about Melbourne Market Gardeners which we are working on.

The session will be led by Christopher Mear a young documentary photographer who we have commissioned to photograph the market gardens and the produce they grow throughout the year.

Everyone will meet at Melbourne Assembly at 2pm and walk across Brown’s field to Heaths at Woodhouses and Photograph produce in Heaths field.

I have attached the flyer which has a few more details. FLOL leaflet

Please contact Sharon Brown ( melbfest-sharon@live.co.uk )  if anybody would like to reserve a place.

Weeping Window , 13th July 17, Thursday

Meet at 7pm on the Cathedral Green , Derby for Photography Field Trip to Derby to visit the ” Weeping Window”, poppies at the Silk Mill , Derby with the option to wander around Derby  and get some pictures in the older parts of the city. As long as the weather and the light holds, this should be a good night.

Please let Ian know by Email if you are planning to attend, so that we do not leave anyone behind. If you cant reach Ian, contact Paul by replying to this email

Leader Ian Pettit

Velodrome Trip, Derby 

We are moving the Derby Veldrome trip into September, to tie in with the start of the club events at the  track. Date to be confirmed over the summer holidays.

Photographic Field Trip Castlefields and Salford Quays – Saturday 17th June

Located close to Manchester these two locations give an opportunity to see the remains of Industrial Manchester and the new developments based around the old Salford Dock area.  We’ll visit Castlefield first to see the canal basin and old mills and warehouses and the move on to Salford Quays staying until duck to get some twilight and evening shots. Around the quays you will find the Lowry, the Imperial War Museum North and Media City, which make outstanding subjects.

Ian Pettit will be coordinating the trip and both he and other members of the society will be there at assist with your images. Please let Ian know if you are planning to attend, so that we don’t miss anyone. The plan is to meet in Castle Square in Melbourne at 10 am  and car share where possible.

“How To”, aka “Technical Session” , 8th June 2017 to be rescheduled

“How To”, aka “Technical Session” , 8th June 2017

Due to unforeseen circumstances, It will not be possible for me to run the planned session this Thursday night. I have work commitments which mean that I will not be around next Thursday.  It is proposed to reschedule the planned session to the 22nd June , subject to us being able to book the Thomas Cook Memorial Hall. Full details shortly.