Photographers take 12 - The Leamington Observer

Photographers take 12

Ian Hughes 8th Aug, 2023   0

TAKE a group of photographers and give them 12 subjects to interpret – and see what they come up with.

That is the concept behind the Take Twelve challenge undertaken by members of Leamington Spa Photographic Society’s Style Group.

And the resulting grid of pictures will form the centrepiece of the group’s ‘Work in Progress’ exhibition at All Saints’ Parish Church in Leamington from August 10 to 13.

Among the subjects tackled and interpreted by the photographers were agile, delicious, humorous, joyous, panic and suspended (see the three pictures on the theme of suspended).

In addition to the Take Twelve display, members of the Style Group will be exhibiting panels of their own work.

These cover subjects as wide-ranging as shots of Red Arrows’ vapour trails, colourful fishermen’s houses on a Greek island and, intriguingly, a clock showing different times throughout the day.

Group co-ordinator Stefan Shillington said: “Giving each member their own space means they can show a body of work on a theme, rather than being restricted to single images.

“Hopefully that means our visitors will also get a greater appreciation of what the photographer is seeking to convey.”

The exhibition is open from 12.30pm to 5.30 on Thursday August 10, 10.30pm to 5.30pm on the Friday and Saturday, and 12.30pm to 5pm on the Sunday.

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Suspended theme from the Take Twelve display.

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