Steve’s Place

Photography and Astrophotography

Talks for clubs and societies

I have been delivering talks to clubs and societies for a number of years, initially starting with amateur radio contesting and more recently a talk on Astrophotography or discovering and photographing the night sky.

Following on from the success of the Astronomy related talk, I had been asked to put some new talks together on some of the subjects and places around the world I have visited in pursuit of photography.

The talks I give are delivered to a variety of audiences and at an appropriate level. From general clubs (including WI and Rotary) to Photographic/Astronomy societies both large or small. I also provide outreach to schools and colleges as I am also a STEM Ambassador.

No two talks are the same as I continually refresh them with new content.

I can provide a projector and laptop (but no screen).

I travel across the whole of the UK and occasionally overseas delivering talks. I am also available at short notice (depending on distance) if your club has received a last minute cancellation.

The dates for my upcoming talks are here

The cost for an evening is £50 (+ fuel costs depending on location)

Please contact me for further information and bookings.


Talks include …

Astrophotography – Discovering the night sky using both camera lenses and telescopes including aurora photography from around the UK

Ascension Island – A priceless gem in the middle of nowhere

Scarborough – The delights that Scarborough and surrounding areas have to offer

Durness – Auroras to waterfalls with a hint of chocolate

Birds along the Yorkshire coast – from Scarborough to Bempton

Macro photography  – it’s a bugs life



I have also been requested to make a few short talks (roughly 15 minutes) and so far these include …

Operation Black Buck – a short talk on the Falklands airbridge

Muston Weather Station – setting up a communal weather station

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