Author: Ian Neilson

January 16th: Astrophotography in the Digital Age


A retired biomedical scientist, Ken Kennedy has been interested in Astronomy since the 1950s. A lifelong member of Dundee Astronomical Society, he has also been using photography to record his observations. Ken is currently Director of Observations at Mills Observatory in Dundee and provides monthly notes for The Courier. He is also Director of the […]

Whaling Exhibition


I have been invited to have an Exhibition of my whaling photographs in Sandefjord Whaling Museum in Norway. The exhibition commences on 4th February and I have been invited to attend the opening. Obviously I am delighted and intend to take my wife Pat along. Two images which will be in the exhibition are shown […]

2nd Club Competition


The winners of the second General competition of this session were: Mono print – Low Tide At Waulkmill Bay by Malcolm McBeath. Colour print – Beach Walking by Gerry Priest. Projected image – The Blue Bench by Colin Stacey. Congratulations!

South Georgia picture prize winner


John Alexander and his wife Pat recently travelled to London to attend a special dinner for veterans of South Georgia whaling. A photographic competition was held, which John had the good fortune to win. The prize was a bottle of champagne.

Exhibitions and Salons


Al Buntin has provided the following dates for DPS members’ interest. January Southport National Open Exhibition of Photography Prints 3 / Digital Projection 3 Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Queries 01704 822471 / 0777 334 1789

Mark Caunt – November 28


Now based in Angus, Yorkshire-born Mark Caunt has been photographing wildlife – mainly birds – and landscape from the age of 10. For 20 years now he has been capturing images in the UK and abroad. Central America, Africa, Asia and America feature prominently. Mark has had his pictures published in several magazines.

Jennie’s LRPS Award


I am a “slow learner”. Four years ago I decided to set myself the goal of first learning to use my digital camera beyond the basics, so I enrolled on the AP Magazine online course which was modular and very worthwhile. I then joined the RPS and after three Advisory Days in Scotland, two as […]

1st Novice Competition


Congratulations to the winners of the first Novice competition! Graeme Penny took first place in the mono print category with his picture called Sleat Point. First place winner in the colour print category was Catherine Jones with her picture titled What A Day; and Lorna Morrison won first place with her projected image Tulips With […]

Irene Froy – November 14


Midlands-based Irene (FRPS MPAGB EFIAP HonPAGB) enjoys all aspects of photography for which she has had a life-long enthusiasm. She describes herself as a pictorial photographer, with a tendency towards landscape, preferring subtle colours to define mood, and loving misty conditions. In recent years she has concentrated on interpreting the landscape and villages of France, […]

Worthy Winner


Congratulations go to Shahbaz Majeed whose fabulous image of the Tay Bridge at dusk won the Network Rail “Lines in the Landscape” special award at the Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards 2011. Renowned photographer and competition organiser, Charlie Waite, declared Shahbaz’ picture the best in the section and Shahbaz wins a weekend break and […]

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