Nikon Owner London Group presents: A view from the Street with Nigel Gray, Friday, April 19th


Nikon Owner London Group presents:
A view from the Street with Nigel Gray
Friday, April 19th

Michael Eleftheriades, the organizer of the extremely popular Nikon Owner London Group, would like to invite everyone to the next Nikon Owner meeting ‘A view from the Street: Nigel Gray talks about his passion for street photography’. The event will be held on Friday, April 19th 2013 at Kensingtonrooms.

During the evening, the challenges (and rewards) of street photography will be discussed and examined. We will look at composition, how to ‘capture the moment’ and discuss the different ways of approaching people and the equipment best suited to the task.

Nigel will take us on a tour of his early work including New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and his native London, as well as more recent portfolios from his travels to Egypt and Morocco.

It promises to be a great evening! Space is limited to 50 seats, so please book your places early to avoid disappointment.

About Nigel Gray

Nigel first became interested in photography at the age of fourteen when he was given a camera by his parents. He took photos of his friends, learned to develop and print, and loved looking at the photos in Picture Post and Life magazines.

In 1968 Nigel was asked by Gear (a Carnaby Street gift shop) to develop a system to make large instant photo posters for their customers, which proved hugely popular. Nigel was subsequently invited by Harrods to open a studio and two years later, opened new branches in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

In 2000 Nigel chose to close the shops to concentrate on his photography business, taking shots of families in black and white. His current commissions include working with private schools, weddings and Photoshop teaching.

To this day, he loves the challenge of street photography and finds huge satisfaction when he achieves that special image.


Venue Details

Kensingtonrooms Hotel, Media Suite (basement floor), from 6.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m., on Friday, April 19th, 2013.

Presentations start at 7.00 p.m.; 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 6.30 p.m. Kensingtonrooms is outside the Congestion Zone.

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, please 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, April 19th!

With very best wishes,
Gillian Greenwood
Features Editor and Events & Training Coordinator

Advance notice of next event: Friday May 10th, 2013

DISCLAIMER: Mike Eleftheriades and Nikon Owner magazine are only taking the initiative of organizing and facilitating this event on the strict understanding that they are solely acting in an introductory capacity and anyone planning to come on any such an event will be deemed to have agreed that they fully understand and agree to this as a condition of joining. Each participant will be deemed responsible for ensuring his or her own safety at all times and the safety of their possessions, and no liability whatsoever is accepted either by Mike Eleftheriades or Nikon Owner magazine in this regard. In other words we shall all act reasonably, safely and responsibly and each person will join the event on the understanding that they do so entirely at their own risk.



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