Tag: wildlife

Looking back with John Gardner

On the evening of Monday 21st November a packed room was treated to John Gardner’s Annual Retrospective evening. John is a highly regarded professional photographer who works both locally and nationally. He is a keen and very knowledgeable naturalist and

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A Wild Night!

On Monday 31st October a large audience enjoyed an evening of informative talk and super images presented by wildlife guide and photographer Paul Hobson. Paul started wildlife photography in the 1980’s whilst living and working in Sheffield. Eventually he turned

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A wonderful evening in the Pennines

On the evening of Monday 27th June Wakefield Camera Club hosted a talk entitled “Wildlife of the Pennines” by Tim Melling who is the RSPB Senior Conservation Officer for Northern England. Despite England’s European Cup game being broadcast at the

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An evening out with the birds

The evening of Monday 18th April saw about 20 members of the club going out to Farmer Copely’s for an evening of photographing birds of prey with KL Falconry. Fortunately the weather was kind for this time of year –

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An evening on the Falkland Islands

The meeting on the 29th February saw some very professional A/V presentations from Colin Balls on his visit to the Falkland Islands. He was with us a couple of years ago with Rhona Balls and their A/Vs in were absolutely brilliant

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The 2015 John Gardner Retrospective

It doesn’t seem a year since John Gardner, professional photographer and club member, gave everyone his last “Retrospective” but here he was again with an evening of his superb images shot over the last year. With reference to the club’s

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Shooting birds – but only with a camera!

Steve Race is  lead photographer at Yorkshire Coast Nature. From his start with a film camera in the early eighties right up to the digital era of today, Steve has acquired a great eye for wildlife photography. His passion for the natural world shines

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Hummingbird Additction

Wakefield CC members spent the evening with Ian Newton as he explained the story behind his Hummingbird Addiction.  Ian is a renowned bird and wildlife photographer and the evening was spent following Ian on many of his trips to Central

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