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Club Report – Friday 14th Nov

Marjorie Burge writes:

Friday was a Club Night and Nicholas Hill ARPS showed images under the title of “The Beauty of India”, from his recent visit to Jaipur, Pushkar and Varanasi. An excellent narrative took us on his travels through the wonderful countryside, architecture and people that make these area so attractive to photographers. His technical experience and pure love of photography was evident. Rising early meant he caught the morning light, so important to the gentle colours in the ancient buildings, and careful approach and interaction meant his portraits, particularly of the holy men and the camel traders, caught the their way of life as well as the person. Using a Medium Format Pentax and portable studio lighting Nicholas was able to capture some stunning images. Little wonder that he is USA Landscape Photographer of the Year. A great evening of photography enjoyed by all at APS.

Sunrise with the Aghori by Nicholas Hill

We would also like to congratulate Nicholas on recently being awarded Kent Wedding Photographer of the Year 2014.

You can find out more about Nicholas and his photography at

Next Friday, 21st November our 2nd Print Competition will be judged by Clive Tanner FRPS DPAGB, the 2nd round of the Small Print Competition will be judged by the members present, and entries are required for the both the Bill Waters Natural History Trophy and The Janet Morris Memorial Record Trophy (to be judged on 5th December).