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Ilkley Camera Club’s new season began on Friday 27th August.

Ilkley Camera Club will be meeting every Friday evening and the upcoming programme will include a wide range of topics including international documentary, street photography, wildlife and landscape. Speakers include the accomplished photographer Tim Smith who’s recent exhibition in Bradford, Rivers of Tea, explored how the early tea trade sparked the migration of people from Bangladesh to Britain.

Amy Bateman who lives on a farm in Cumbria will be talking about how her farming background has inspired her photography. She is a British Life Photography Awards winner.

Harry Wheeler-Brand is a professional British landscape photographer from East Anglia. Harry specialises in inspirational photography of the wonderful landscapes of Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex & Cambridgeshire.

Gary Jones is a full time Wildlife Photographer and accomplished mountaineer, based in North Wales.

From Canterbury Dave Mason, one of the UK’s foremost street photographers, will be inspiring members to find the extraordinary hidden within the ordinary.

Sally Sallet from Wakefield Camera Club will give a talk called ‘Never underestimate an old woman with a camera’. Sally, who’s an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society, will take members on a journey through her photographic life, starting with her first Kodak Brownie film camera.

Janey Lazenby will be giving a guide to sourcing and creating textures for creating multi layered images, and this Friday, September 2nd, Kylie-Ann Martin will be talking about how her photography has helped her through isolation and led to many awards and distinctions.

The full programme for the new season on this link 

About Ilkley Camera Club

Welcome to Ilkley Camera Club where anyone with an interest in photography can meet, share ideas and develop their interest in photography.

You do not need to be an expert to be a member – all you need is an interest in photography or photographic art.

We meet most Fridays during autumn and winter with a varied and exciting Programme to entertain, inform and educate.

The Club normally runs a substantial programme of  Outings between April and September – and sometimes in other months. These are great opportunities to meet fellow photographers out and about taking photographs.

For members who want more detailed help to improve their skills and abilities and provide inspiration then we have various Development and Mentoring activities. These can involve specific in-depth seminars or one-to-one discussion between a member and a mentor. We can also offer you a critique of your images and help you work your way towards nationally and internationally recognised photographic distinctions awarded by prestigious photographic bodies.

There is also a Flickr Group where members can show their images to others so that constructive comment and advice can be given. And we are twinned with Hobart Photographic Society in Tasmania which allows us to share images and ideas for mutual benefit.

We hold an Exhibition of members’ work about every two years.

How much you take part is entirely up to you – come along to a Meeting or get in touch.

We pride ourselves on a warm and friendly welcome for all.

Ilkley Camera Club is a great place for photographers.

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