SPECIAL LECTURE by Eamonn McCabe Wednesday 11th April

On Wednesday the 11th April 2018 Chichester and Bognor Regis Camera Clubs will be hosting a special event lecture. This will be held at 19:15 (for a 19:30 start) in the Mitre Lecture Theatre at the Bishop Otter Campus of Chichester University.

Award-winning photographer Eamonn McCabe will give a presentation called “My Life in Pictures”. Reflecting on a professional career that spans five decades, Eamonn’s talk will cover a wide spectrum of photographic topics; from sport to portraits, from film to Instagram.

Eamonn McCabe is one of the leading press photographers of his generation. He started his career in sports photography, working for the Observer from 1976 onwards. In that role he covered three Olympic Games and won the coveted “Sports Photographer of the Year” award a record four times. In in 1985 he was also named “News Photographer of the Year” for his coverage of the Heysel stadium disaster.

In 1988 he became the Guardian’s picture editor and won the “Picture Editor of the Year” title a record six times.

From 2001 he became a freelance photographer working primarily on people and portraits. His portraits have been published in many national newspapers and many are included in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery.

Last year he presented a three part documentary for the BBC, “Britain in Focus – a Photographic History”.

Entry is by ticket only. Tickets for members of Bognor Regis Camera Club or Chichester Camera Club will cost £5 (£10 for non-members) and are available from Bill Brooks  or Mike Hancock.  Contact info on  poster.

Free parking will be available in the Chichester University visitors car park, opposite the artOne building. The entrace to the campus is on College Lane, Chichester (PO19 6PE).

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