PAULA DAVIES FRPS EFIAP/s EPSA GUY DAVIES ARPS EFIAP EPSA
Date: 26th April 13
Location: The Holiday Inn, Kings Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Postcode: HG1 1XX
Contact: Mary Crowther
Phone: 07921 237962
Members Rate: £8.00
Relevant Material: RPS___Paula_Davies_booking_Form.doc- Booking form
Group: Visual Art
PAULA DAVIES FRPS EFIAP/s EPSA
GUY DAVIES ARPS EFIAP EPSA
Paula & Guy are members of Stokesley Photographic Society where until recently Paula was Programme Secretary along with developing their Website and helping to run an Improvers Group. Guy is a past Chairman of the club. They are Permajet supported speakers and invited members of GAMMA Photoforum. Paula also actively participates in the United Photographic Postfolios of Great Britain (UPP).
Paula describes herself as a “butterfly photographer” because she flits from subject to subject taking a photograph of anything that attracts her. She enjoys being out in the landscape pressing the shutter but gets particular satisfaction from seeking out abstract images in man-made and natural objects that look like landscapes. Her FRPS panel was a good example of this.
Although many of her successful images are “straight ones”, she has had particular success in exhibitions with her more creative images and she enjoys altering reality by manipulating images in Photoshop or Corel Painter.
Guy’s favourite subject to photograph is landscape, particularly when it is illuminated by some wonderful light. Previously a darkroom worker, Guy likes to apply the darkroom approach to bringing out the best in an image by selectively adjusting contrast. He particularly enjoys a monochrome picture and generally tends towards the dramatic approach but is occasionally tempted into trying the delicate/high key technique.
Their talk will be a selection of favourite images which they have made since leaving the darkroom and entering the digital world.