Chet Valley Photography Club

A friendly photography club

Club Calendar

2021 Programme


All meetings will be held on Zoom until further notice.



Monday January 11th – Club Zoom Meeting 7:00 – 9:00 PM

‘Pole to Pole’ – Keith Snell PhD EFIAP EPSA LRPS. Keith lives in the Lake District and is an ex-Chairman of Keswick Photographic Society. This Pole to Pole presentation features landscape and wildlife photography during expeditions to the arctic and antarctic. See his gallery here.

© Keith Snell



Monday February 8th – Club Zoom Meeting 7:00 – 9:00 PM

‘A to Z of Imaging’ – Dave Russell AFIAP. After popping along to his local camera club in Cardiff, thirty years on Dave’s still there, having gained his AFIAP in 2013 and becoming a judge and lecturer. The A-Z presentation has at least 1 topic for each letter of the alphabet, from Achilles to Zoom. It covers people pictures, landscapes, natural history and more, with a variety of straight shots and more creative images. Dave’s website is here.

© Dave Russell



Monday March 8th – Club Zoom Meeting 7:00 – 9:00 PM

‘Japanese Winter Wonderland’ – Robert Snary. After starting off with a box brownie 620 film camera, Robert has progressed to being a PAGB Lecturer. This presentation is of a trip in Japan Jan/Feb 2020 including Culture, Snow Monkeys, & Tokyo.

© Robert Snary



Monday April 12th – Club Zoom Meeting 7:00 – 9:00 PM

‘Looking Local’ – Chris Shepherd. After receiving a camera for Christmas in 2000, Chris has developed a wide variety of subjects. He says “As photographers we often suffer from “Locational Myopia”, constantly wishing we were in some exotic location with the best possible equipment.” In this presentation Chris details his fight with locational Myopia and ways to overcome it as well as personal journey to become a landscape photographerSee his gallery here.

© Chris Shepherd


Monday May 10th – Club Zoom Meeting 7:00 – 9:00 PM

‘Passion for Wildlife’ – Kevin Pigney ARPS DPAGB ASINWP. Cambridgeshire photographer Kevin is mainly interested in UK wildlife, although he is also a proficient pet photographer. “I like to achieve clean, out of focus backgrounds which show an essence of the environment without distracting from my subject.”  In 2018 Kevin received 2nd and 3rd place in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year. See his gallery here.

© Kevin Pigney