This is the programme for the LVNP from October 2020 to September 2021, all meetings will be online on Zoom; come along and enjoy a variety of speakers as they showcase their latest images from around the world or provide us with a range of knowledge regarding their photographic techniques.
OCTOBER - Thursday 22nd - John Betts - "Japan & Africa" - Our thanks to John for a cracking evening.
NOVEMBER - Thursday 12th - Members Night - "UK Wildlife" All members are welcome to email Bob 5 hi-res images on the subject and he will then build them into a slide show for the evening.
NOVEMBER - Thursday 26th - Alison Mees - Title TBA- Alison has joined as a member this season. Currently based in the UK she usually earns her living as a Safari Camp Manager in Tanzania and Kenya. So we can look forward to some great shots and stories from those two countries.
DECEMBER - Thursday 10th - Bob Johnson - "My Photography Journey" - Traditionally our Chairman Bob’s Christmas talk would be about his travels during the year. However travel has not been possible this year and so Bob will take a light hearted look back over past nine Christmas talks at the LVNP.
JANUARY - Thursday 14th - Steve Race - "Seabird Cities" Best known for running his gannet diving trips around Bempton Cliffs Steve is pro photographer and a fantastic speaker. The title speaks for itself and we can expect some spectacular images of our coastal seabirds. Also Steve will be showing us his stunning images of this years peregrine falcon family.
JANUARY - Thursday 28th - Members Evening - "In The Air" All members are welcome to email Bob 5 hi-res images on the subject and he will then build them into a slide show for the evening.
FEBRUARY - Thursday 4th - Talor Stone live from the USA. Talor is a young photographer who will be talking to us about her time photographing Greenland and the Arctic. She has a Phd on the climate impacts in the region and so we are in for great evening.
FEBRUARY - Thursday 11th - AGM + Members Evening "Snow and Ice" All members are welcome to email Bob 3 hi-res images on the subject and he will then build them into a slide show for the evening. FEBRUARY - Thursday 25th - Mark Sission - "Coast and Shore" Mark is a pro wildlife shooter and is best known for his partnership with Danny Green and their ‘Natures Images’ holiday company. Mark is a fantastic speaker and we are assured of a stonking evening.
MARCH - Thursday 4th - Members Social Night
MARCH - Thursday 11th - Steve and Ann Toon - "Lights, Big Game, Action!" The Toon’s are well known for their work in Africa and we can expect some amazing images from this most amazing continent.
MARCH - Thursday 18th - Sue Flood -‘Polar Bears, Penguins and Passion. My life as a wildlife photographer” Sue Flood is an award-winning photographer and filmmaker, zoologist & adventure travel leader. She is best known for her 11 years in the BBC’s prestigious Natural History Unit, working on such global hits such as The Blue Planet and Planet Earth, with Sir David Attenborough. We can expect an amazing night with Sue.
MARCH - Thursday 25th - Members Social Night
APRIL - Thursday 1st - Members Evening - Insects and other invertebrates. All members are welcome to email Bob 3 hi-res images on the subject and he will then build them into a slide show for the evening.
APRIL - Thursday 8th - Members Social Night
APRIL - Thursday 15th - Susan Magnano - ‘Live from the USA” Susan is a professional photographer and educator based in the USA. She covers several genres including travel, landscape, cityscapes, long exposures, light painting and portraits
APRIL - Thursday 22nd - Craig Jones - Orangutans & Tigers. Craig is a professional wildlife photographer and will be telling us all about his orangutan conservation work with organisations in Sumatra. He will also be telling us about his many visits to India to photograph his beloved tigers.
APRIL - Thursday 29th - Members Social Night
MAY - Thursday 6th - - Rene De Heer - A dutchman who now lives in the UK will be taking us around the world focusing on wildlife hides. Together with his amazing pictures Rene will also tell us about the hides and how he discovered them.
MAY - Thursday 13th - Members Social Night
MAY - Thursday 20th - - Richard Peters - Multi Award winner and Nikon Ambassador Richard will be giving us a talk about his wildlife photography at home and the building blocks to success as a wildlife photographer
MAY - Thursday 27th - Members Social Night
JUNE - Thursday 3rd - Henley Spiers - A young professional underwater photographer whos stunning work often appears on the front covers of diving magazines.
JUNE - Thursday 10th - Members Social Night
JUNE - Thursday 17th - Members Social Night
JULY - Thursday 22nd - Members Social Night - Arty Farty All members are welcome to email Bob 3-5 hi-res images on the subject and he will then build them into a slide show for the evening.
JULY - Thursday 29th - ‘Wildman Leach’. Dr Michael Leach is a wildlife author, camera man and photographer and he will be telling us all about his travels. He is well published and has worked with the Smithsonian and our own Natural History Museum. He has also worked with the BBC on shows like ‘The World about Us’ and ‘The really Wild Show’. This is sure to be another cracking evening at the LVNP.
AUGUST - Thursday 12th - Grant Thomas Together with his amazing underwater photography Grant will be showing us his split level techniques for shots that are half underwater and half above the water. He is also a travel and landscape shooter and takes stunning pictures with his drone.
AUGUST - Thursday 26th - Roger Hance FRPS Roger is an award winning photographer from Colchester who is giving us a talk on his fantastic Macro images.
SEPTEMBER - Thursday 9th - Members social evening and Dean Savill Dean Savill has kindly agreed to give us a talk on his trips to Guernsey as our photography content
SEPTEMBER - Thursday 23rd - Members Evening The title this time will be ‘legs’ and for this I am looking for each member to send me three or six pictures in the usual way please. If three pictures then one should have a subject with two legs, another with a four legged subject and another where the subject has no legs at all. If you send me six pictures then I would require two of each type please. Send them to me as soon as possible please so that I can make a start on putting the slide show together.
All speaker sessions and members evening sessions run from 7.30pm - 9.45pm. All members social night sessions run from 7.30pm - 8.30pm.