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City of arts and Sciences
CREDIT: Iñaki Hernandez-Lasa FRPS

Distinctions Live Talks

Watch our talks at your leisure

Catch Up Here

If you've missed any interviews from our season of live talks, you can catch up here. Be sure to return to catch up on other videos as they're added. 

Thursday 30th April 2020
Joe Cornish HonFRPS is in conversation with Peter Hayes FRPS speaking about his approach to landscape photography, his early days as an assistant sheep shearer in New Zealand with a Kodak instamatic 125 in his hand, and how he achieves emotion in his images. Joe is now Chair of our new Landscape Photography Panel

Thursday 7th May 2020
Will is a photographic polymath: film, digital, colour, monochrome - he engages with all of them. He edits Photography News, which is distributed to most large camera clubs and photo retailers. His range of subject matter is impressive, including landscape, street and travel.  He is a member of the RPS Travel Photography Panel.

Thursday 14th May 2020
Iñaki is a minimalist architectural photographer. He achieved his Fellowship with a body of work showing the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, which was based on abstraction. He sits on the Fine Art Photography Panel.

View his Fellowship Panel Here.

Thursday 21st May 2020 
David Noton FRPS in conversation with Peter Hayes FRPS.

David has travelled all over the world as a professional photographer. He is a Canon Ambassador and has guided many tours over the past 35 years. He has won international awards for his work and is a member of the Travel panel.

Future Free Talks

Book now to be invited to watch the talk. If you can't attend, come back here to view the recorded talk at a later date. 

Thursday 28th May 2020 
Annemarie Lean-Vercoe FRPS in conversation with Max Robinson FRPS.

Annemarie Lean-Vercoe FRPS, an award winning cinematographer who worked on the BAFTA winning Suffragettes with Lucy Worsley for the BBC, interviewed by Max Robinson FRPS.

Thursday 4th June 2020 
Robert Friel ARPS in conversation with Janet Haines ARPS. 

Robert will be interviewed about his approach to photography, including shooting his Associate submission through the window of a moving train and editing the images on a mobile phone.

Thursday 11th June 2020 
Sarah Dow ARPS in conversation with Peter Hayes FRPS.

Sarah will talk about how she used her photography with the RPS to overcome a series of personal traumas and become stronger than ever.

While you wait, why not view her Associate Panel Here.

Thursday 25th June 2020 
Ria Mishaal FRPS in conversation with Sue Brown FRPS.

Ria Mishaal FRPS is an unusual portrait photographer who achieved her Fellowship with a series of images showing children and their favourite animals.

While you wait, why not view Ria's Fellowship Panel Here.

Thursday 2nd July 2020 
Trevor Yerbury FRPS in conversation with Peter Hayes FRPS.

Trevor will talk about the family tradition of nude portraiture. He will compare his modern images with those of his grandfather.

More Videos

We have many more videos for you to watch on our YouTube Channel, including interviews with award winners such as Mark Power HonFRPS, Jack Davison, Bryan Adams HonFRPS and Dr Brian May CBE.