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Digital Imaging: Eastern

Inspiring and invigorating for all our members, regardless of genre, both aesthetically and technically.
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CREDIT: Di Jackson

Welcome to DIG Eastern!  We are a sub-group of the RPS Digital Imaging Group providing events in and around the East Anglia area.  You do not have to be an RPS member to attend our events, everyone is welcome.  

More information about our events can be found below, on the main RPS website or by emailing the Centre Organiser, Mark Gillett

We are interested in all aspects of digital photography; both artistic and technical, regardless of genre.  Our Features section below shows the variety of our members' photographic interests.  If you would like more information about joining the Digital Imaging Group please click here


For the latest RPS coronavirus guidance go to the Covid-19 page

To see what is available from the RPS via Zoom go to Online Learning and Online Meetings

We aim to run three or four events each year at Foxton Village Hall and Sports Pavilion, in Foxton near Cambridge.  

Our events cover all aspects of digital photography and imaging, from camera craft, through artistic enhancement in the computer, to printing techniques and colour management.

We invite some of the top names in the photographic world to talk about their work, demonstrate their techniques or share their skills.


In addition to the this we run joint field trips with the East Anglian Region throughout the year, creating opportunities for us to get out and about with our cameras in the company of other photographers.  

All of our events are open to non-RPS members.

If you would like any further information or have any suggestions for future events, please contact Centre Organiser, Mark Gillett


DIG are currently offering a varied programme of online talks via Zoom that are free to DIG members. Go to Events to see the latest and book a place.


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CREDIT: Mike Stringer LRPS

Photography is our passion and we would like to showcase members' work to both inform and inspire each other.  

So whatever genre of photography you are interested in we would like to feature your work here.

Have you gained an RPS distinction in the last year, do you have a set of pictures that you are particularly pleased with or have you discovered a new technique that you wish to share?  

If so then please contact Web Editor, Sue Vaines


New for July - 'Looking Back' by Dave Balcombe ARPS


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CREDIT: Dave Balcombe ARPS
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CREDIT: Roger Newark LRPS

In the Spotlight...

A regular feature where we invite one of our members to talk about an image that we think deserves to be in the spotlight.....

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Cuckcoo Singing

"So well-known is the Cuckoo, or at least its evocative voice, that our literary heritage contains many examples of how its return in spring has been welcomed by various authors.

Today, however, there are reports of localised declines in several parts of the UK which has prompted the British Trust for Ornithology to undertake a study to learn more about its movements, migration routes and winter quarters.

This has been achieved by fitting satellite trackers to birds from different regions of the UK and is proving most enlightening, and will hopefully lead to a greater understanding of the behaviour of one of our most-loved birds.

The bird here was photographed on the edge of moorland in south-west Scotland where birds are still relatively numerous.  It was photographed from a hide located adjacent to a regularly used perch, using a Nikon D4S with a 500f4 lens on a tripod.  Settings were 1/3200 sec @f6.3 and ISO640."

Gordon Follows ARPS