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.

For a short Video Tour and to learn more about us click here.

Dates For Your Diary:

Monday 25th October  – CD Group – John Shanks talks to us about fragments!  This is a night for anyone who likes abstracts or showing landscapes in a different way.  

• Websites – https://johnshanks.co.uk/https://johnshanks.co.uk/construxions/industrial/ ,   https://johnshanks.co.uk/essence/fruit/ 

Tuesday 26th October  – Nature Group – An evening for members to show their images .   This is a change to the previously scheduled visit from Chris Weston who has rescheduled to later in the year.  

Wednesday 27th October  – Stan Farrow FRPS, EFIAP, DPAGB  ‘Photo Art’  Stan is a creative digital photographer from Scotland. He enjoys applying his interest in modern art to his photographic work and using Photoshop creatively to make new digital art, especially still-life work with layers of texture.

• Website – https://www.stanfarrowphotography.co.uk/

• Facebook– https://www.facebook.com/stan.farrow1

Wednesday 27th October  – Midnight.  Deadline for entries to the 2nd PDI competition. 

Wednesday 27th October – Final day to deliver prints to GKS for the annual exhibition at the Art & Design Library

Thursday 28th October  – Phoenix Group – The first Phoenix Group of this season.  

Monday 1st November  – CD Group  Interclub selection night when members pick the images to go into our annual 4 way competition.  

Wednesday 3rd November  – Mark Pain – The Art of Successful Sports Photography, from the Olympics to the Ryder Cup’.   This is sure to be a highlight of the season as Mark is a multi-award winning sports photographer who has covered major events worldwide.  Mark tells us that whilst sport is the subject of the images, the evening is all about the difficulties and stories behind the photography itself. The overall aim is to help us put in place some of his preparation and techniques to improve our own photography regardless of the genre.   

This talk is available to the public as well as EPS members via Eventbrite.   This is the link to the listing :   https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mark-pain-the-art-of-successful-sports-photography-tickets-199202639457    

• Websites – www.markpain.com, www.worldsportsphotographyawards.com/winnerswww.sportsphotographyschool.co.uk/

Thursday 4th November  – Workshop with Joe Houghton   

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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