Special Events for 2020-21

Special Events for 2020-21

Every year, WPS runs several special events with exceptional high-profile speakers. Because of high demand for places, these are often ticketed events. We also put tickets on general sale.

We don’t know when or even whether we will be able to resume our meetings in the Winchester Discovery Centre during the 2020-21 season.

For the time being, we are running an active programme of online events.

Our online events have been open to members only. But we are hoping to make some of them open to guests. Watch this website for more information on our programme and special events for 2020-21 as plans evolve.

Click on the tabs for details of the events.

Alison Baskerville

Photography and Representation

Tuesday 13 October 2020 – Online

Alison is a British documentary photographer, with experience in the British Army with Tours in Afghanistan and Iraq.

She has explored themes around conflict and gender stereotypes. She aims to show stories with collaboration and connection.

She will talk on representation in photography and the gendered lens.


See also National Geographic “The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan changed me”

All images © Alison Baskerville

Rachael Talibart

Creative Seascapes

WPS Christmas Special Tuesday 15 December 2020

Rachael is a former lawyer turned professional coastal photographer.

Nothing beats a day on an empty shore, the wilder the weather the better.

Rachael is owner of f11 Workshops, providing photography day tours and workshops in Surrey and Sussex and she also leads residential workshops for international fine art workshops and holidays business, Ocean Capture.

Her photographs have been published in books and frequently appear in print and online magazines.

She writes for Outdoor Photography Magazine and is on the judging panel for the prestigious Outdoor Photographer of the Year competition.

In 2016, she won the Sunday Times Magazine award in Landscape Photographer of the Year and in 2017 she won the Classic View category in that competition.


All images © Rachael Talibart

Christmas Special Poster

Mark Bauer

From Dawn to Dusk – Light in Landscape Photography

Mark guides us through a day, showing what works well, and at what point in the day, in landscape photography.

WPS Spring Lecture 11 May 2021

Mark Bauer is one of the UK’s leading landscape photographers. Having first become interested in photography while living abroad in the early 1990s, he is best known for his evocative images of Dorset and other locations in the south west of England, although his work takes him to many other destinations.

As a professional photographer for over 15 years, he supplies images to stock agencies, corporate clients and magazines. He is a regular contributor to the UK photographic press and is the author of six books, including The Landscape Photography Workshop (with Ross Hoddinott).

Mark’s work has been Commended and Highly Commended in various major competitions, including The Landscape Photographer of the Year and the International Landscape Photographer of the Year.

He has also been a category winner in the Outdoor Photographer of the Year.


All images © Mark Bauer

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