Northern Photography Show
16 Oct

Northern Photography Show


£20 for a day ticket including the 3 talks and panel discussion

Now in its sixth year, the Northern Photography Show returns to Rheged - a day of inspiration with a carefully curated range of speakers, a chance to meet likeminded people and the option to watch the film McCullin
This is the perfect time of year for photographers to visit the stunning lake district so why not make a weekend of it.

Programme of talks:

10.30am Talk: What made you think that was a good idea? – Chris Sale
Many of us dream of packing in our 9-to-5 job to follow our passions but few of us do it. Chris Sale however had the right blend of naivety, missed placed self-confidence and blind optimism to precisely do that.  In 2019, Chris turned his back on a 20-year career in IT to chase his dream of becoming a professional Landscape photographer! 2 years and 1 global pandemic later has the dream become a nightmare?

12am Talk: Photographing British Life– Amy Bateman
After winning British Life Photographer of the year, Amy Bateman is now recognised as one of Cumbria’s leading rural life photographers. In this talk, Amy will be sharing tips on photographing people, products, places and animals to create her award-winning storytelling images, and discuss the kit and lens she uses to capture these photographs

2pm Talk: The Opportunistic Photographer – Thomas Heaton
Thomas is a landscape photographer who documents his work on Youtube. With close to half a million subscribers, his photography adventures (big and small) have captivated his audience’s imagination for years. Thomas has also written the book ‘Landscape Photography On Location’. In this talk, Thomas shares his approach to landscape photography from the struggles faced on many of his adventures and his ability to grab those photographic opportunities whenever they present themselves.

3pm Q and A with Thomas Heaton, Amy Bateman and Chris Sale 

A chance for have your questions answered by the panel and discuss the latest photography trends and ideas.

4.30pm Special Film screening McCullin (15) 1 hr 31 mins
To many, Don McCullin is the greatest living war photographer, often cited as an inspiration for today's photojournalists. For the first time, McCullin speaks candidly about his three-decade career covering wars and humanitarian disasters on virtually every continent and the photographs that often-defined historic moments.
Special Ticket Price of £5 - please book tickets separately if required

6pm time for food and social – Please call 01768 868000 to book your table in our café.

16 Oct