An evening with Jon Sparks

Our first guest speaker of the season is the award-winning photographer Jon Sparks.

A Portrait of Lancaster - Jon Sparks

A Portrait of Lancaster – Jon Sparks

Jon is a photographer and writer specialising in landscape, travel and outdoor pursuits, especially walking, climbing and all varieties of cycling.

He is a local professional photographer and while he founded his career on photographing Lancashire and the Lake District he has traveled and photographed in more than 30 countries.

He is a prolific author. As well as his series of photography books he has written guides to Finland and the Baltic region, and guidebooks for walkers, cyclists and climbers. He continues to write extensively about photography, including a regular column for Outdoor Enthusiast magazine.

Jon will be here to share his images, his work and his passions with us and it is sure to be a brilliant evening. Especially for those with an interest in landscape photography and outdoor pursuits.

You can see a selection of his amazing images over on his website.

Deadline for Competition 1

This week is the deadline for entries for our first competition of the year. Members who wish to submit images should bring their images on a USB stick along with them to the meeting.

You can submit up to 6 images in total,

  • 3 colour and
  • 3 monochrome.

We’ve recently improved our competition rules building on what worked and what didn’t work last year. See the Competition Rules for more details.

Meeting details

Everyone is welcome and this is sure to be a fantastic evening. Entrance for non-members to this special event is £5 but free for members. Membership is £30 and includes free entry to all of this year’s events.