Search

Romford Pictures: Stunning pictures by Havering Museum Photographic Group go on display

10:00 09 September 2013

Dolphin at Sunset by Peter Owen

Dolphin at Sunset by Peter Owen

Archant

These stunning pictures, which capture the remarkable talent of Havering Museum Photographic Group, have gone on display at a new exhibition this weekend.

Lavenham Church, (Memorial to United States Air Force), by Peter OwenLavenham Church, (Memorial to United States Air Force), by Peter Owen

The group was created nine months ago after attendees of the Fun With Photography workshop at the museum, in High Street, Romford, decided to carry on their hobby after the course had ended.

They now meet each month to discuss camera techniques and to compare their own photographs.

Ellen Owen, project manager, praised the skills of the photographers. She said: “This is such a talented group of fun-loving photographers and their photographs are wonderful.

“I would encourage everyone to come and decide for themselves.”

The exhibition, runs until Saturday, September 28 and will showcase the work of 15 members, ranging from retirees to business owners.

Peter Stewart, co-ordinator of the exhibition, said that a love of photography brings the group together each month.

He said: “We’re not competitive at all – we do it for the fun of it.”

The museum is open Wednesday to Saturday, from 11am to 5pm.

If you are interested in the Fun With Photography workshop, a new course starts on September 18. Call 01708 766571 or email hmmarketing@btconnect.com.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 18:57
Dover Corner roundabout under water. Picture: @J_Skorpio

Chaos ensues as heavy rain is thought to have caused a roundabout to flood in Rainham.

Yesterday, 16:45
Tulisa Contostavlos pictured with Sarah O'Brien when she enjoyed a meal at the Shepherd and Dog in Harold Wood.

The “female boss”, Tulisa Contostavlos, made a surprising entrance when she showed up for a Friday night meal at the Shepherd and Dog.

Yesterday, 16:07
Mayor, Cllr Linda Trew, with Stefania Rossi and the team at the Utopia re-launch

A beauty salon has been nominated for a top national award just weeks after relaunching.

Yesterday, 15:14
Pc Zoe Thornton and Sgt Chris Toms (right) patrol outside Crownfield Junior School to keep children safe on the school run. Picture: Ajay Nair

Patrolling police officers want parents to put safety first during the school run.

Most read news

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

News from your area

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition

Fears over growing extremist threat that is expected to continue for several years.

Once inside, one man held a seven-inch kitchen knife to a victim’s throat while another threatened a second victim with a knife.

His lawyers want the case against him in South Africa dropped.

It’s that time of year again, who do you think should win the Sports Personality of the Year award?