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A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere    Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks

 

Edinburgh Photographic Society

Nature Photography Group

or Natural History Group

This group  began in 1975 as the Natural History Group.

 It later became The Nature Group.  The group still meets regularly today (2010), though I have not yet added data for recent years to the table below.

14

10

1975

Rob  Elton

Wild Flowers - Alpine flowers  [lecturette]

14

10

1975

John Procter

Wild Flowers - Tropical  flowers  [lecturette]

11

11

1975

Nigel Charles

Insects (etc.)  -  Lead Speaker:  Nigel Charles on Butterflies  -  bring slides or prints

9

12

1975

George Wood

Birds  -  Lead speaker George Wood  -  bring slides or prints

13

1

1976

Ann Wilson

Theme:  Trees  -  lead speaker: Ann Wilson -  bring slides or prints

10

2

1976

?

Mini-exhibition  -  details to be announced

9

3

1976

David Stevenson

Theme: Close-ups - mainly techniques  -  Lead Speaker: David Stevenson 

13

4

1976

?

Theme:  to be announced

16

10

1978

Sea Shore and Fresh Water Life.  Bring slides / prints for discussion

13

11

1978

?

A Year in the Garden.  Bring slides / prints for discussion

12

2

1979

Trees and flowering plants.  Bring slides / prints for discussion

12

3

1979

?

Ecology.  A photographic essay of a naturalist.  Bring slides / prints to illustrate the above

14

10

1976

Introduction.  Please bring slides

2

11

1976

Sandy Cleland

Insects - Photography in the field

23

11

1976

N Charles

Water Birds

14

12

1976

J Procter

Pioneers of Nature Photography

4

1

1977

M Stark

Wildlife in the Western Isles

25

1

1977

?

Wild flowers and Fungi

15

2

1977

Print and slide evening.  Members show examples of their work

8

3

1977

Dan Orr

Mammal Photography and Techniques

29

3

1977

?

Theme:  to be announced

19

4

1977

Group AGM

31

10

1977

David A Smith

Nature Photography Techniques for Action

14

11

1977

 ?

What did you do with your summer slides.  6 slides / prints on a theme

28

11

1977

Richard Cormack

Nature’s Miscellany

30

1

1978

 ?

AGM and Social

13

2

1978

J McDougall

An assessment of your prints by a creative photographer

27

2

1978

Roger Wheater

Experiences with African wild life

13

3

1978

N Cunningham

Close up

10

4

1978

 ?

Knock out competition

24

4

1978

J Corbett

Nature - slide and sound

10

11

1980

?

Informal Evening - bring prints and slides

8

12

1980

Close-up Photography

26

1

1981

?

Two approaches to Nature Photography

23

2

1981

A Nature photographer’s year

19

10

1981

?

Informal evening - bring along your own prints and slides

23

11

1981

Photographing Insects

14

12

1981

?

Plants - flowering and non-flowering

11

1

1982

Close-up

25

1

1982

?

Close-up Workshop.  Bring along your own equipment 

22

2

1982

Photographing Animals

22

3

1982

?

AGM  -  bring along your close-up work for discussion

22

3

1982

AGM  - Bring along your close-up work for discussion

26

10

1982

?

Informal evening - bring your own slides or prints

23

11

1982

[Guest Speaker]

25

1

1983

?

Close-up Workshop.  Bring along your own equipment 

22

2

1983

Guest Speaker

25

10

1983

?

Informal meeting - bring your own slides or prints

24

1

1984

Guest Speaker  -  possibly from the British Mycology Society 

21

2

1984

?

[Guest Speaker]

6

3

1984

Meeting to decide venues of Summer Outings

20

11

1984

Elizabeth  Farquharson

Scottish Mammals

11

12

1984

Dr. A Longlan

Flowers and Trees

22

1

1985

Bettie Smith

Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Lothians

19

2

1985

J Muscott

Mountain Flora

22

10

1985

 ?

Informal evening.  Bring 6 slides

20

11

1985

Chris Morris

East African Trip

10

12

1985

Jim Hill

Geology of the Landscape

21

1

1986

Sid Clarke

Plant Photography.  Toadstools to the flowering plants 

18

2

1986

Janet Raeburn

British Orchids

21

10

1986

?

Informal evening.  Bring slides and prints

18

11

1986

Dingwall National Colour Slide Exhibition

9

12

1986

Hamish Mair

Underwater World

6

1

1987

 ?

Paisley International Colour Slide Exhibition  -  Natural History section

20

1

1987

Alan Heavysides

British Birds 

17

2

1987

Jackie Muscott

Scottish Flora

20

10

1987

 ?

Informal evening.  Bring six slides or prints

17

11

1987

David Jardine

Birds, Bangles, Brunettes

15

12

1987

Jim O’Hagan

[title to be announced]

19

1

1988

 ?

Paisley International Colour Slide Exhibition  -  Natural History section

2

2

1988

E Smith

Damsels and Dragons of Britain

1

3

1988

?

Galapagos Islands and other wanderings of an itinerant photographer

18

10

1988

Opening Night.  Informal evening when members “new” and “old” are encouraged to bring a selection of prints or slides for showing.

15

11

1988

J Herman

EPS goes Batty  -  An illustrated lecture covering the natural history of bats commonly found in Scotland

6

12

1988

?

[Details to be announced]

17

1

1989

?

Paisley International Colour Slide Exhibition  -  Natural History Section

19

1

1989

Paisley International Colour Slide Exhibition  -  Natural History section

14

2

1989

Alan Jeffreys

Underground Scotland  -=  An inside look at Scotland’s caves from a speleological viewpoint

14

3

1989

Rosemary R Davidson

Rambles with Rosemary  -  a general collection of slides of natural history interest

17

10

1989

 ?

Opening Night.  An informal reunion of the group and a welcome to new members to chat and show up to a maximum of 6 of your own slides.

14

11

1989

P R G Marriot

Mediterranean Miscellany.  Bird life of the Mediterranean from Crete to Minorca by Mr P R G Marriot, past Chairman of the Lothians Branch of the Scottish Ornithologists’ Club

5

12

1989

Sandy Cleland

Aspects of Nature Photography  -  a collection of Sandy’s superb wild life slides from butterflies to bugs

16

1

1990

 ?

Paisley International Colour Slide Exhibition  -  Natural History Section

13

2

1990

A Kitchener

Problems with photographing wild life for TV by Mr A Kitchener.  A look at the problems encountered and some tips on how they can be overcome. 

13

3

1990

?

[Details to be announced]

16

10

1990

?

Opening Night.  An informal get together of old and new members to welcome in the new session and show some slides we have taken over the summer.  Bring up to 6 slides please.

4

12

1990

[Details to be announced]

15

1

1991

Mary Konig

Almond Dell through the year by Mary Konig.  An illustrated talk by the Chief Ranger on the changes which can be seen through the year in this local park.

17

1

1991

 ?

Paisley International Colour Slide Exhibition  -  Natural History Section

12

2

1991

I Baldwin

Spiders by Miss I  Baldwin - a leading expert form the National Museum of Scotland will talk on these feared creatures

12

3

1991

Dr. John Ford

Birds and mammals by Dr. John Ford.  Dr. Ford will show us some slides on some of his varied natural history interests.

15

10

1991

?

Opening Night to the new season.  An informal gathering of members interested in all forms of natural history.  Please bring along  up to 6 prints or slides taken recently.

12

11

1991

[Details to be announced]

5

12

1991

Bob McGowan

Visit to Bird Section of the National Museum of Scotland, Chamber Street, Edinburgh, where we will be shown round by Bob McGowan, Curator.  Visit limited to the first 15 to give their names to Rosemary Davidson.  If necessary, a further meeting may be arranged. 

14

1

1992

 ?

A mystery evening  -  details to be announced

11

2

1992

Philip Mason

The work of a Mycologist Overseas  -  by Philip Mason, our popular leader and guide on the Autumn Fungus Forays.

12

3

1992

Christine Bladon

Damselflies and Dragonflies by our own member , Christine Bladon

20

10

1992

Mike Daniels

Bats of Peru and Colombia  -  by Mike Daniels, who has made several visits to study these fascinating animals in their native surroundings.

17

11

1992

 ?

It is hoped to have another “behind the scenes” visit  -  watch notice board for details

15

12

1992

Elizabeth Farquharson

Mammals of the L  -  by Elizabeth Farquharson, who is well known as an experienced naturalist in the field

19

1

1993

Dr. Allan Watt

Insects and moths of the tropics  -  by Dr. Allan Watt of the Institute of Terrestrial Ecology ,who will be recently returned from a further visit to the Tropics

16

2

1993

Eric Caulton

“Airborne Pollen and Spores”  -  by Dr. Eric Caulton, Director of the Scottish Centre of Pollen Studies, who is going to tell us of the effects pollen and spores have on us all.

16

3

1993

Martin Lawrence

“Above and around the Hebrides” - by Martin Lawrence, who will give us aerial as well as sea and land level views of these magical islands off our West Coast.

19

10

1993

 ?

Group Opening Evening  - Bring up t 6 prints and / slides taken recently of a natural history content

16

11

1993

Chick Calder

“The Lothians - Naturally”  -  Anything from damselflies to whatever

14

12

1993

Lewis Press

“Deep under the Waves” by deep sea diver Lewis Press  -  see the wonders to be found underwater

18

1

1994

Fiona Stewart

Urban Wildlife  -  which mammals, plants and insects now reside in built-up areas?

15

2

1994

Jim Hall

“Geology and Scenery”  -  how the geology of an area moulds the landscape around us.

15

3

1994

Sue Hill

“Saw Grass and Gaiters  -  some of the natural history of Florida  [joint lecture]

15

3

1994

Dougie Hamilton

“Saw Grass and Gaiters  -  some of the natural history of Florida  [joint lecture]

18

10

1994

?

Opening Evening  -  Bring up to 6 prints and/or slides taken recently of a natural history content

15

11

1994

Wildlife in the City  -  What and where to find it  -  a talk by a member of the District Council Countryside Ranger Service

20

12

1994

Doreen Winstanley

Doreen Winstanley  =   a talk by this much travelled photographer of the wildlife seen during her journeys

17

1

1995

?

See Notice Board

21

2

1995

See Notice Board

21

3

1995

?

Members’ “ Show and Tell” evening - when members will  have the opportunity to share their various Natural History interests with us through their prints and slides.

17

10

1995

Opening Evening  -  Bring up to 6 prints and/or slides taken recently of a natural history content

21

11

1995

John Finch

Nature Photography in the Yemen - by John Finch who photographed birds, flowers, animals, corals, etc. during a our of duty in that country.

19

12

1995

Christine Bladon

Creepy crawlies and pretty things with occasional landscapes

16

1

1996

Allan Smith

Out of Africa

13

2

1996

?

To be announced

12

3

1996

Swan Song , and ideas for 1996-1997

22

10

1996

?

Group Opening Evening  -  Bring up to 6 prints and/or slides taken recently of a natural history content

19

11

1996

To be arranged

10

12

1996

?

How to photograph things ‘naturally’

21

1

1997

To be arranged

18

2

1997

?

To be arranged

18

3

1997

?

Members’ Evening

22

10

1997

Group Opening Evening  -  Bring up to 6 prints and/or slides taken recently of a natural history content

18

11

1997

Sue Goode

Zimbabwe - seen mostly from a Land Rover

9

12

1997

?

See Notice Board

20

1

1998

See Notice Board

17

2

1998

?

To be arranged

17

3

1998

Members’ Evening

 

Groups   Evenings  EPC  EPC Meetings    Lantern      Beginners      Elementary      Pictorial

 

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere    Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks