Born and raised in Staffs, I have been interested in photography for most of my life, although this interest increased considerably when I joined Leek Club in 2008. Over the years I have photographed a wide range of subjects, but the ones I enjoy... View this member
After being a 'happy snapper' for many years I started to take photography more seriously when I joined Leek Photographic Club about 12 years ago. Initially I chose Canon kit but for the last four years I have been a Panasonic micro four-thirds... View this member
1st SLR was a Praktica about 40 years ago which I used regularly until I got frustrated with the quality of printing etc. and the Labs ability to remove any effects I had tried to add to the picture. The advent of digital gave my photography a new... View this member
I started taking pictures when I was a teenager when my Father lent me his Canon Sure Shot for a school field trip to France and Belgium. Unfortunately, I had to give him it back upon my return, and so I didn't really pursue photography as a hobby... View this member
After a visit to Kruger National Park in 2007 I was addicted to Africa. The more I visited the more I wanted my images to represent what I had seen. These trips re-sparked my interest in the Natural World and also sparked an interest in Photography... View this member
Looking for INSPIRATION? competitions are just the ticket. See ALL 3 links below for ideas "Worms Eye View" & "Seasons" this years competitions or "What NOT to enter" "How images were improved". I'm proud to be at Leek, a club worth supporting.... View this member
I've enjoyed taking pictures for years, but don't consider myself a serious photographer. My earliest attempt (as a teenager) was with a compact camera borrowed from my parents to take on a geography field trip in the Lake District. Most photos... View this member
I have had an on/off fascination with photography since I used the folding bellows camera of my dads in the forties.
Not having an artistic bone in my body it has taken many years to get to the mediocre level I'm at today.
But at least... View this member
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I joined the club around ten years ago after being impressed by the standard of photography displayed on the original club website. From the first meeting it was clear that this was an extremely friendly group and I was made to feel most welcome... View this member
I took up photography almost by accident by buying a cheap DSLR for my daughter on ebay in 2010. I was intrigued by it and she never actually received it (she has one now :) ). While looking for things to do with it I stumbled upon stock photography... View this member
Hi, I am currently the External Competitions Secretary for Leek Photographic Club. I think I got my interest in photography from my Dad, and have been taking pictures since the early 60s. I don't specialise in any particular subject, but I do enjoy... View this member