Dave Symonds

In 1985 I purchased a Ricoh XR10, the bug then bit. My main interest was creative colour slide montages, monochrome prints and hand coloured mono prints. In 1991 I gained two ARPS distinctions, 1) Colour Transparencies and 2) Colour Prints. In 1992 came a Fellowship of the Royal with a panel of Hand Coloured Monochrome prints. AFIAP and EFIAP distinctions were completed in 1991 and 1993 respectively.

I became interested in Bromoil printing in 1999, subsequently joining The Bromoil Circle of Great


From 2004 onwards I changed from "wet" darkroom and film cameras to digital. My only current

"wet" darkroom activity, is the production of Bromoil Prints, but generated from digital


Now living in Scotland, my other passion is Hill Walking (off the main tracks), although these days it's one day walking, the next spent in pain!

Here I would like to acknowledge Frank Young, (sadly no longer with us) whose knowledge, encouragement and love of photography was priceless.

Equipment: Canon Cameras & Lenses. Printer: Epson




TopTamworth Photographic

© Copyright Tamworth Photographic Club 2014, all rights reserved.

Club Logo Tamworth Photographic

Data Protection


Adrian Moore

Alec Benwell

Gez Boss

Dave Bowen

Pete Atkins

Norman Mobley

Mandy Boss

Paul Fradley

Phil Horton

Sue Horton

Trevor Brown

John Whitehurst

John Boyd

Les Cotterill

Simon Stokes

Keith Newman

John Essex

Keith Hender

Past members’

Members’ Sites

David Price

Angie Cotterill

Colin Bruce

Jay Birmingham