Marjorie Burge writes:
On Friday 28th November Bob Devine ARPS DPAGB BPE3* EFIAP gave us an insight into ‘The Wild Side of Bob’. A member of APS for over 25 years, Bob’s love of wildlife photography began with trips into his local countryside, happy if he could spot a fox or a badger. If you check his website at bobdevinephotography.co.uk you will see that the images he now treasures are of much wilder animals. Bob enters his images in national and international competitions, gaining distinctions, medals, and silver and gold awards. Although he has travelled with his camera to many countries – America, Asia, Europe - Africa is his favourite hunting ground and he showed us some amazing images taken in and around the national parks of that country. An early start to the day ensured he caught that first light of the morning, and hours of patience and radio contact in the vast spaces gave him opportunities that took our breath away, for lions, tigers, elephants and many quite rare animals. Ever heard of a caracal? Find it on his website. Everyone at APS enjoyed the evening.
Lion and Cub 3 by Bob Devine
Next Friday, 5th December we have The Bill Waters Natural History Trophy Competition to be judged by Colin Page. Because of the very high entry of Natural History images, the Record Competition, which was to be held on the same evening, has been moved to February. A good evening for visitors to enjoy our photography and discover how our visiting judges pick their chosen winners from amongst so many amazing images.