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Presented by Digital Imaging: Thames Valley
We regret that we have had to cancel this event, owing to the Coronavirus pandemic. We will be in touch with all ticket holders.
Colin Westgate FRPS MFIAP MPAGB APAGB: 'The Expressive Landscape'
Chrissie Westgate FRPS: 'Mixed Blessings'
A presentation on India though the eyes of Chrissie Westgate
Chrissie is a regular visitor to India and her stunning portraits have become very collectable and are held in many private collections around the world.
Chrissie says "A photographic image can expose so many emotions and almost always transcends nations. Images are such a capable and powerful way of exposing situations of conflict and misery throughout the world and offer a compelling means of bringing about change.
"The essence of being a people photographer is gratitude. I am constantly grateful for the opportunity to see and spend time with people and to make images that allow me to share what I have seen with others.
"When I am working in a country such as India, I am not just a photographer, I am also a witness. I try to have a balanced view of people and to connect with them as human beings, rather than strangers worthy of my compassion. I look for what we have in common, not for that which makes us distant. I constantly hope that I just might take a picture that will make a difference.
"I can immerse myself in all genres of photography, and see it as a privilege to be asked to photograph a wedding or take family photographs, knowing they will be treasured and stay with those families forever.
"Landscape photography, particularly around my home on Mersea Island, can be enthralling. I find it difficult to describe that great 'inside thing' I get from creating an instant image that reflects how I felt at the moment I chose to press the shutter. However, if I had to find words, 'Harmony' and 'Delight' would spring to mind. Harmony - for at the moment of capture I am utterly captivated and absorbed in my subject whatever it might be. Delight - as so many things delight me, but encapsulating a precious moment in time, such as the light dancing on the sea, or the sun setting is such a wonderful thing to be able to do.
"I get a great feeling of satisfaction when people look into my images rather than just at them."
Chrissie's work has been displayed at The Victoria and Albert Museum, The Mall Gallery, The Menier Gallery, The Royal Albert Hall, The Greenwich Museum, Liverpool Street Station and many local galleries.
ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL TO BE SURE OF A PLACE.
Early Bird (payment received by the Wednesday before the event)
- DIG member: £8.00
- RPS but not a DIG member: £12.00
- Not an RPS member: £15.00
Day Ticket - pay at the door (or payment received after the Wednesday before the event)
- DIG member: £10.00
- RPS but not a DIG member: £14.00
- Not an RPS member: £17.00
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We open the doors at 10.00am, to allow time to check-in, have some refreshments, and be ready to start the formal presentations at 10:30am.
In order to allow us to set up our equipment in a safe and orderly way, we ask you to remain in the foyer or outside the building until 10.00am unless you are a designated helper.
There is a mid-morning break, and a break for lunch. The event usually finishes about 3:30pm.
Free tea, coffee and biscuits throughout the day. We suggest you bring a pack lunch, or you can purchase sandwiches etc at Morrisons Supermarket next door.
For those wishing to pay on the door or buy raffle tickets etc, please note there is a cash machine at Morrisons.
- Alan Bousfield ARPS
- Venue Information
Hearing: Our Announcers and Presenters use radio microphones and a PA system at our events.
Access: The Hall has two ‘Disabled’ parking bays with sloped wheelchair access to the ground floor venue.
- Cancellation policy
If you have purchased a Day Ticket but are unable to come, and don't tell us before the event, we will not normally offer refunds; however, we will look sympathetically at each situation. Refunds requested at least 3 days before the event will normally be granted.
Woosehill Community Hall