Our Season runs from Sept through to August each year. The culmination is normally the Edinburgh International Exhibition. First run in 1861, this is one of the longest running exhibitions in the world.

With our on-line programme, we have several members joining us regularly from overseas and from farther corners of the UK. We look forward to welcoming you.

Ordinary Memberships £60. On-line Membership £50. Student/Under 25 Memberships £15. Click here to JOIN or follow the menu link above.

EPS welcomes all who share an interest in photography – from the complete beginner to the most skilled photographer.  We have a full annual programme of photography, with regular club competitions to challenge and improve your skills. We also have a wide variety of photographic lectures from some superb photographers.

We have a wide variety of skills in the club, with separate sub-groups for Creative-Digital, Nature, and Studio photography, Photoshop tutorial evenings, and photographic outings.   Take a look at the galleries of our past monthly competitions – see the menu.

Meetings start at 7:30 pm. Information on meetings are sent via our mailing list (details below). Zoom details are provided via WebCollect.

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Dates For Your Diary:

Monday 17th January – CD Group – Members Night – Theme is ABSTRACT  Tonight members will show their abstract images to the astonishment of all.  We will also see images from the Christmas challenge.  

Wednesday 19th January Marsel van Oosten : For many, Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten needs no introduction. Marsel is an exceptionally talented and successful photographer having won first Prizes in the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Nature’s Best International Photography Awards, two First Prizes in the Travel Photographer of the Year and several awards in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

The subject of Marsel’s presentation will be his latest book, MOTHER, which Marsel describes as a visual tribute to Mother Earth. It contains 320 pages with a selection of Marsel’s favorite wildlife and landscape images from the past 15 years, taken on five continents: Africa, North America, Antarctica, Asia, and Europe.  Successful conservation starts with awareness, and Marsel hopes that the images in his book will reconnect people to nature, make them realize that Mother Earth desperately needs our protection, and inspire them to take action.
 
During this online presentation Marsel will show some of his favourite images, and talk about the thought processes behind these. He will also show some behind-the-scenes images and footage, and at the end, there will be time to ask questions.  Learn about it here https://www.mother-book.com/  or  www.squiver.com  

Monday 24th January – CD Group – David Buchanan  David is going to talk about ‘Exploring through Photography’. 

Tuesday 25th January – Nature Group – Members 10 Look out for e-mails about the evening.  

Wednesday 26th January – First Print competition results with judge Douglas Allan  Come and admire the glorious images and hear what the judge has to say about them. 

Thursday 27th January –  Phoenix Group.   This group is for members who wish to develop their photography in ways such as creating a body of photographic work or achieving a photographic distinction.   Look out for e-mails about the evening.  

Syllabus 2021 – 2022 available for download  HERE. (Opens in New Tab).

Our 2021-22 Programme will be held on-line and in house as restrictions permit. Some activities will move back to our premises but we hope to run a concurrent Zoom link. We have a very full programme with lots of activities and great variety of speakers that you can tune in to from the comfort of your own home. 

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