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Our Committee


The Thames Valley Team

All Committee positions will be open to new nominations prior to the Thames Valley Region Annual General Meeting later this year (details to follow).

Graham Wilson


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Graham says: "Introduced to photography by my father when I was eight, my PhD in behavioural science used statistical image analysis. My first photographic article was in Camera Weekly in 1986. Today, I teach psychology and photography in Further and Higher Education, and research psychology-photography interfaces particularly using imagery to influence communities."

Alan Bousfield ARPS


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 Hailsham Photographic Society.


Janice Payne ARPS

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.

Carol Drew

Carol joined the RPS around 2007 and soon after became a volunteer with the Digital Imaging Group. She now looks after all aspects of ticketing for RPS Thames Valley events. She has been an active member of Windlesham and Camberley Camera Club for more than 20 years.

Dave Beaumont

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.

Gareth Hughes LRPS

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.

Kathy Chantler ARPS

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.

Steve Parris
Leila Niknejad
Alan Cross LRPS

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Alan has been an RPS volunteer since 2008, and served the Digital Imaging Group's Thames Valley Centre for over 12 years, during which time he took on a range of technical and administrative tasks including Treasurer and Web Editor. Alan also served on the main DIG Committee in 2014. He is an Honorary Life Member of Windsor Photographic Society.
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