DIG Thames Valley: Peter Dazeley BEM FRPS - a triple bill presentation

19 January 2020

10:00 - 15:30

Wokingham, Berkshire
Woosehill Community Hall
Emmview Close
United Kingdom
RG41 3DA

Group Member£8.00
Non RPS Member£15.00 
RPS Member£12.00 
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Peter's work is diverse.  He will start his illustrated talk about his books, particularly his first book, 'Unseen London', which set him on his journey photographing London, and all the stories about his adventures doing this.  He will also touch upon his fine art work, including the beauty of using platinum printing. Finally he will talk about his life in advertising the highs and lows.

Biography: In the 1960s at the age of 15 Dazeley started his working life as a photographer.  Being dyslexic, Dazeley left school without any formal qualifications. "Dyslexia should be seen as a positive asset for a photographer, it gives me the ability to look at problems and objectives from a different point of view",  says Dazeley.
His fine art work has been a very large part of his overall output, exploring and experimenting with new ideas and developing techniques in the art of photography, including x-ray, limited focus, solarised (Sabatier effect), and anamorphic photography.  Dazeley's passion to take photography back to its roots is seen in his use of platinum printing for his fine art work.  
Fulfilling a lifelong passion to record the history of his beloved London, Dazeley
has had three highly successful books published: 'Unseen London' (2014 ), 'London Uncovered' (2016) and 'London Theatres' (2017).
Through sheer hard work, passion and dedication to his art, he has reached the very top of his profession.  Approaching the age of 70, he can now look back with great satisfaction on what he has achieved both personally and professionally as a photographer, but also as a mentor and role model to younger photographers.
In 2013 Dazeley was honoured with Fellowship of The RPS. In the Queen's 2017 New Year's Honours list, he was delighted when he was awarded with a British Empire Medal for his services to photography and charity.

Website: www.peterdazeley.com
Twitter:  twitter.com/PETERDAZELEY

All images on this page © Peter Dazeley

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We don't yet use the online booking facility on this page, owing to the complexity of offering Season Tickets for Thames Valley Centre events.
Note: the ticket price shown above against ‘Group Member’ is the rate that applies to members of the Digital Imaging Group only. It does not apply to RPS members who are not DI Group members.

We meet at Woosehill Community Hall, in Wokingham, Berkshire

Woosehill Community Hall is less than one mile away from Wokingham Railway Station. The station is served by trains between Reading and Waterloo, and also between Reading and Gatwick. Please be aware that Sunday train services can sometimes be erratic!

Parking in the small Hall car park is for speakers and judges, those disabled or anyone bringing equipment for an event. You should park in zones A and B of the Morrisons car park adjacent. Drive past Emmview Close  and Morrisons, then turn immediately left into Fernlea Drive, and look for parking zones A and B. Walk back through Morrisons car park zones C and D to get to the Hall.

For those using SatNav, the relevant postcodes are:

  • Woosehill Community Hall: RG41 3DA
  • Morrisons Supermarket: RG41 3SW
  • Fernlea Drive: RG41 3DR.

Free tea, coffee and biscuits throughout the day. We suggest you bring a pack lunch, or you can purchase sandwiches etc at Morrisons Supermarket next door.

For those wishing to pay on the door or buy raffle tickets etc, please note there is a cash machine at Morrisons.

OUR INFO PACK (PDF download above) includes all you need to know about attending our events, and buying tickets.
Please use our OUR BOOKING FORM (PDF download above) for buying your tickets.

Opening times

We open the doors at 10.00am, to allow time to check-in, have some refreshments, and be ready to start the formal presentations at 10:30am.
In order to allow us to set up our equipment in a safe and orderly way, we ask you to remain in the foyer or outside the building until 10.00am unless you are a designated helper.
There is a mid-morning break, and a break for lunch. The event usually finishes about 3:30pm.

Cancellation policy

If you have purchased a Day Ticket but are unable to come, and don't tell us before the event, we will not normally offer refunds; however, we will look sympathetically at each situation. Refunds requested at least 3 days before the event will normally be granted.

Hearing and access requirements

Hearing: Our Announcers and Presenters use radio microphones and a PA system at our events.
Access: The Hall has two ‘Disabled’ parking bays with sloped wheelchair access to the ground floor venue.

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Region: Thames ValleyGroup(s): Archaeology and Heritage, Digital Imaging, Digital Imaging Online, Digital Imaging Thames Valley, Documentary