Carving by David Sadler
Carving by David Sadler

Gorgeous pictures are in the frame

An outstanding selection of wildlife, landscape and abstract photographic works are now on display in Dundee.

The acclaimed Dundee Photographic Society has returned to Discovery Point with a new exhibition showcasing some exceptional work.

A wide variety of work will be on display from four internal Dundee Photographic Society competitions, reflecting many different photographic interests and techniques. Subjects range from abstract works, wildlife shots, Scottish landscapes and portraits.

Dundee Photographic Society was founded in 1880 and currently has an enthusiastic membership of 140, making it one of the UK’s leading amateur photographic clubs as well as one of the largest community groups in Dundee.

Carving by David Sadler

The Society is highly regarded in the Scottish national photography scene for its work in promoting excellence and encouraging participation in photography.

The Society hosts lectures and presentations on various aspects of photography from top photographers from all over the UK.

In addition, Dundee Photographic Society runs many competitions and participates in various inter-club events where Dundee has enjoyed a high degree of success.

For beginners they offer free tuition classes, lots of encouragement and practical help. For experienced photographers there is the opportunity to meet like-minded people, find new inspiration and take their photography to the next level. The Society also organises exhibitions throughout the year where all members can exhibit and sell their work.

Devil’s Teeth by Brian Clark

David Sadler, president of the Dundee Photographic Society, said: ‘The exhibition is always the source of much pride and we will have a great range of images on view again this year.

‘We are delighted that our pictures will be hanging at such a prestigious location as Discovery Point, to be enjoyed by so many visitors in the cafe area. It really is a feather in our cap.’

Louisa Attaheri, curator for Dundee Heritage Trust, added: ‘We are delighted that Dundee Photographic Society is returning to Discovery Point this year. This exhibition is always popular with our visitors and reflects the wealth of artistic talent we have in the city.’

The exhibition is in the Discovery Point Café Gallery runs until Thursday 12 July. Admission is free.

First Impression by Jean Burhouse

First Snow of Winter by Chris Scaife

Mist Over the Tay by Patricia Campbell

Mountain Zebra by Heather Maclean

Snipe on Fence Post by Kenneth Drysdale