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A Night with Eddie Telford

Eddie has visited the club previously having judged one of our competitions last year. This week we welcome him to give us a two presentations, entitled "Going over to the Dark Side" and "Around the World in 80 Days".

Eddie has along and distinguished photography background.


1963 The first photograph taken was of a polished meteorite when I was a Geological Technician in Edinburgh University.

1967 -1970 Photographed and Filmed the construction of The Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh and produced a 16mm film of the 1970 Commonwealth Games.

1971 – 2008 Active in the Construction Industry working in various Sales, Marketing and Business Development roles.

These were the “Barren Years” photographically but nonetheless still making Progress, Architectural and Interior images.

2009 Joined Ayr Photographic Society and entered my first competition at intermediate level.

2010 This was the year my wife claims my “ILLNESS” of photography developed into an “OBSESSION”

2011 Won League and was promoted to Advanced Level

2012 Was invited to by Scottish Photographic Federation to join their list of approved Judges.

2012 – 2017 Have held the posts of Competition Secretary and President

2018 Currently fairly active in Judging and doing talks at various clubs throughout Scotland.

Really appreciate the opportunity to view other peoples inspirational images and continue to passionately spread the gospel that irrespective of our competitive aims or levels of competence, we should always keep in mind that “Photography Exists For Us To Enjoy” ……it is a hobby and a wonderful arena to meet other enthusiasts.

Hope to see a full house for what promises to be an entertaining evening with some superb images being shown.

Eddie Telford Ayr PS