The Early Sessions 2022/23

Our programme this year will feature the Roger Lewis Foundation Course run by Rebekah Nash and David Jellie, covering the following:

Camera settings to include – Lens settings, ISO, aperture, shutter speed Rule of thirds, composition Types of photography Windows and Macs From Camera to PC/laptop Basic Photoshop ready for competitions

These sessions are aimed primarily at those starting in photography and for those who want to expand their existing basic knowledge, although all are welcome. We start at 7 pm on the stage area and finish approximately 7.45 pm for the start of the main programme. This programme is flexible and may change if a particular subject needs covering.



DATE            PRESENTATION                                                  PRESENTER

 07.03.2023                            Jenny Webster GMPSA EFIAP/S DPAGB SPSA BPE4* ARPS



28.03.2023     RLFC Basic Editing                                                David Jellie

04.04.2023     RLFC Nature Rules Explained                               David Jellie
11.04.2023                              Tony Gervis FRPS
25.04.2023     RLFC  Open chat re genres, equipment, techniques         David Jellie
02.05.2023                            Jenny Webster GMPSA EFIAP/S DPAGB SPSA BPE4* ARPS
30.05.2023     End of Year Review                                Rebekah Nash and David Jellie

DATE Presentation Presenter


13th September

Introduction to The Early Sessions

Jenny Webster, Rebekah Nash, David Jellie

27th September Critique and BPS Competitions Jenny Webster plus assessors
18th October RLFC Introduction to the Basics of Photography David Jellie
25th October RLFC Basic Equipment - Tools of the Trade  Rebekah Nash
1st November Tony Gervis FRPS  
8th November RLFC Controlling Exposure and the Exposure Triangle

David Jellie

15th November Beyond BPS Colin Close
29th November RLFC Camera Modes and Focusing David Jellie
6th December Tony Gervis FRPS  
20th December RLFC Thinking About and Taking the Subject. Composition Rebekah Nash

10th January

24th January


RLFC The Effects of Lighting and Types of Lighting

Tony Gervis FRPS

David Jellie

31st January

14th February

21st February

7th March


28th March

Do you only have a virtual "Family Album"?

RLFC Genres and Projects

Colin Close

David Jellie


Tony Gervis FRPS


Tony Gervis FRPS

4th April


11th April

25th Apri

2nd May


30th May

RLFC Basic Editing, Photoshop Explained

Nature and Wildlife Rules

Affinity Photo




End of Year Review

Rebekah Nash


Rebekah Nash

David Jellie



RN and DJ