Meet the Thames Valley Team ...
Gareth joined RPS Thames Valley Committee in 2014. He belongs to the Contemporary and Travel Special Interest Groups. He is ex Deputy Chairman of Maidenhead Camera Club. He has an interest in the history of Photography, and is a collector of pre-2000 Nikons and copies of The Amateur Photographer with over 2000 editions going back to the 19th Century. He has a small photography company called Imagein.
Carol has been a keen photographer ever since her father gave her his camera when she was eight. In 1990 she joined a photography course which led to her setting up a darkroom in the shed, and joining Windlesham & Camberley Camera Club, where she has been an active member ever since and is currently their Treasurer.
She joined the RPS around 2007 and soon after became a volunteer with the Digital Imaging Group.
Carol’s is passionate about landscape, street photography and “capturing the moment”, especially in monochrome.
Alan has been an RPS volunteer since December 2016. With a life-long passion for wildlife imagery, he gained an Honours Degree in Wildlife Photography in July 2009, which earned him his ‘A’. Alan is a member of Eastbourne Photographic Society
As a keen teenager Paul was a member of Orpington Photographic Society. He has an MSc Applied Optics and has been working with digital images for over 40 years. A member of the RPS since 2016, he is a former Chairman of Maidenhead Camera Club and is a current committee member. His interests include sports, architecture and street photography. As well as LRPS he has gained CPAGB and EFIAP distinctions
Paul Morgan Photography
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Steven has been a valuable helper for a number of years at RPS events, but has now joined the RPS Thames Valley Committee. He looks after the social media communications on behalf of the Region. Steven is a judge with the Chilterns Association of Camera Clubs, a speaker, and an active member of Marlow Camera Club. StevenGalvin.Photography.
Janice joined the RPS in 2010 after obtaining her LRPS, and then proudly achieved her ‘A’ with a unanimous vote in 2015. She has been an active RPS volunteer since 2016. Janice is currently Vice President of UPP (United Photographic Postfolios), and a member of Hailsham PS. janicepaynephotography.com
Dave was on the Digital Imaging Thames Valley Centre's Committee from 2013 to 2020. He is now principally responsible for the technical side of RPS Thames Valley events, and the running of annual competitions. He is an active member of Windlesham and Camberley Camera Club.
Angela took up photography after retiring from teaching in 2014. She joined the RPS in 2017, achieving LRPS, then a Fine Art Associateship in 2019. She is a member of the Digital Imaging and Creative Eye Interest Groups.
She is a current member and former committee member of Maidenhead Camera Club
A member of the Digital Imaging and Visual Arts Special Interest Groups for many years, Kathy first became involved with the RPS helping to run Distinction Advisory Days. With a strong interest in the abstract and unusual, Kathy based her ARPS panel on the distorted reflections around Birmingham’s Grand Central. She is an active member of ImageZ Camera Club, and a Judge for the Chilterns Association of Camera Clubs.
John has been a keen photographer for over 30 years, starting out developing his own Black & White in a homemade darkroom in the loft, moving to digital in 2009.He jointly set up a local village camera club (Culworth Snappers Camera Club) in 2016 and is still very active in the running of the club. John's passion can be found in landscape, architecture and street photography and has recently revived his interest in monochrome.
Jonathan attained a Master of Design degree from the
Royal College of Art before a career as a toy designer.
Jonathan has focussed on photography in recent years
learning from fellow members of Maidenhead Camera Club
Photographing equestrian, sports and music events are current favourite subjects.
Jonathan has an extensive knowledge of the Thames Valley as a photographer.
Jonathan Bowker Photography