Nikon Owner London Group: The Art & Science of Flower Photography

The Art & Science of Flower Photography

Michael Eleftheriades is pleased to invite you to the next Nikon Owner (London Group) talk “The Art & Science of Flower Photography” by Sue Bishop and John McCormack, which will be held on Friday, September 23rd 2011 at Kensingtonrooms Hotel.

Sue and John are long-standing members of the Nikon Owners’ group, and they are jointly presenting the first meeting of the autumn season on flower photography. They share a passion for their botanical subject matter, but approach it from two very different perspectives.

Sue is a well-known flower photographer and has written two books on the subject, as well as a third book on ‘Colour, light and composition’. Her work often portrays a colourful and almost abstract world which she has developed into a personal art form; she has travelled throughout Europe and as far as the Himalayas to find material for her particular subject. Some years ago she founded Light & Land which is one of the most successful photographic tour companies; in addition, she has regularly contributed to a number of books and magazines.

John, on the other hand, works mainly on a small optical bench on his kitchen table to produce highly technical close-up and macro flower pictures. He is going to show us new developments in stacking multiple images to achieve greater depth-of-field and up to near microscopic magnification.

We are limited to 50 seats, so please book your places early to avoid disappointment.

Kensingtonrooms, London

Kensingtonrooms, London

Venue Details

Kensington Rooms Hotel Media Room (situated in the basement), from 6.30pm to 9.30pm, on Friday, September 23rd 2011.

Presentations start at 7.00pm, main presentation starts at 7.30pm.


131-137 Cromwell Road (corner with Courtfield Gardens)
London SW7 4DU

Web address:

Location Information

This popular Kensington ’boutique’ hotel is located on the corner of Cromwell Road and Courtfield Gardens, within a short walk of Gloucester Road tube station (Piccadilly, District and Circle lines) and is also close to Victoria and Paddington mainline stations, all accessible via London Underground services or short taxi rides.

Metered parking is available near the entrance to the hotel – parking restrictions are in effect until 6.30pm. Kensingtonrooms Hotel is outside the Congestion Zone.

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The last word

As on previous occasions, we would like to request a £5 contribution per person to cover the costs of the room.

To reserve your place and make your payment, it is important that you email (rather than telephone) your full name, subscription number, daytime mobile and landline to Gillian Greenwood at: In addition, please indicate your attendance by replying to this invitation on the Nikon Owner Message Board.

For those wishing to socialise for longer, dinner will be organised at a local restaurant. We look forward to seeing you on Friday, September 23rd!

Kind regards,

Gillian Greenwood
Features Editor and Events & Training Coordinator



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