Monthly Meetings

Each monthly meeting includes an educational speaker presenting topics related to current trends in photography. Potential speakers are carefully selected for their photography expertise and presentation skills. Some of the meetings may include “open critiques” of member’s images, or critiques by the judges of the BPG Fall Exhibition that is displayed in the museum’s Borderlands Gallery.

 

DREW GARDNER

 
Saturday, September 11, 2021 10:00am EST – Bergman Theatre
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Meeting ID: 881 4150 8758 Passcode: 547541

“My Life in Photography”

A 42 year odyssey
from photojournalism 
to award-winning concept photography
 
 

With over 40 years’ experience undertaking commissions for a diverse range of clients, Drew’s unique and innovative approach to photography combined with his expert use of colour and light has earned him an enviable reputation.

DREW GARDNER PRESENTS
 Drew started his career as a photojournalist travelling to over 40 countries, his experiences on the front line continue to influence his work, bringing a strong narrative and cinematic feel to his imagery.
 
Drew’s other passion is history and the pre-raphaelite masters whose influence can be seen in his latest fine art series ‘The Forest’ shot on location around the world. Drew explores the beauty of nature and the female form. Working with large crews and live animals, every detail of his images is meticulously planned and staged, particularly the lighting. 
 
 
   
   The Forest Series premiered at PingYao and was also exhibited around China including at the prestigious Shanghai Photography festival in 2020 to critical acclaim, his work has also been exhibited in the UK, Romania, America, and Australia.
 
  • Drew has a proven track record in education, lecturing at UCL, Maine media workshop, in the Middle East and has had a residence at the Beijing Film Academy and has presented on behalf of Apple.       
  • For the past few years he has been working for the New York Times on immersive travel stories, with my work featuring in the Oscars ceremony. 
  • Drew’s work has also featured in award winning culinary books.
  • Drew is proficient in stills and video editing software.
  • Drew is also a brand ambassador for Zeiss lenses and Chimera lighting.