Rambles and Outings
Many photographic Rambles
were organized for EPS Members in the 1890s. The Council offered silver
medals for the best examples
of work taken by Members during the 1891 rambles.
1898, the EPS Cycling
Camera Corps was created. Its
main object was
promote the carrying of a camera by means of the cycle.
Members were encouraged to bring a camera, either hand or
stand. Several outings were
arranged by cycle in 1898 and 1899, varying in length from about 10
miles to 40 miles.
1899, EPS organized an outing to Stirling by Train.
The Railway Company kindly agreed to take the Members by fast
train at single journey fare, and offered to provide a saloon car should
the number going warrant it.
1900, one of the outings was to the island of Inchcolm in the Firth
of Forth. The Society
Members and their friends to the extent of 100 undertake on or before
the 1st day of May at latest to join the excursion, a good
steamer from Leith at 3pm will be provided, at the small charge of 1s 6d
such a number is not forthcoming, then the party will have to proceed
from Aberdour by open boats.”