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Nantwich Camera Club Special Lecture

Award winning wildlife photographer and author, Paul Hobson, to speak at Nantwich Camera Club Event

Leaf-nosed bat, by Paul Hobson

Acclaimed wildlife photographer Paul Hobson will be delivering the Nantwich Camera Club annual ‘special’ lecture 7.30 pm Tuesday 24 March. Entitled: ‘The Best of the Last, Warts and All’ Paul will review his photographic exploits during the last year. The special event is open to the public and takes place at the camera club’s meeting room, Regents Park, 129 London Road, Nantwich, CW5 6LW. Entry costs £5.00, payable at the door.

Originally from Manchester, Paul gained a degree in Environmental Science at Sheffield University and worked as a wildlife and conservation lecturer there for twenty years, before becoming a full-time wildlife photographer. His photography started 40 years ago using a Pentax camera and slide film, which launched a path of learning, leading to his current expertise using Canon EOS equipment.  A university project in the Peak District National Park, included a session in a bird hide and resulted in a consuming affair with natural history photography, which eventually embraced plants, insects, mammals and reptiles as well as birds.

Cuckoo by Paul Hobson

He produces a monthly wildlife article for Derbyshire Life and was Amateur Photographer wildlife photography masterclass expert in 2010/11.  He is a contract holder for Natural England and has a responsibility on their behalf, for wildlife photography throughout the East Midlands and Peak District. Though he has worked far and wide, best of all he finds the challenge of Britain’s dark dank conditions, the most rewarding. He has won acclaim nationally and internationally and regularly gained recognition in British Wildlife Photographer of the Year events. He has published three wildlife photography books and is now working on his fourth. In addition, he regularly lectures, holds workshops and leads wildlife holidays.

For more information e-mail: nantwichcameraclub@hotmail.co.uk or visit the website: nantwichcameraclub.org.uk (The Cat is not responsible for external websites).