Stafford Camera Club Presents…

Rachael Talibart – Tides and Tempests

Tuesday 21st April 2020
8pm to 10pm


Stafford Rugby Union Football Club
Blackberry Lane, Stafford. ST16 2TT

Rachael Talibart

About the Speaker

Rachael Talibart is an inspiration to anyone who dreams of following their passion. Having originally trained as a solicitor and worked in the City for 20 years, she realised that her heart lay elsewhere. Having been brought up on the south coast, during sailing with her family as a child she would spend time on deck seeing images in waves. At mid-life, she swapped career to become an award-winning photographer dedicated to making images of waves that look like she is in the midst of the ocean with no land in sight. Yet all her images are shot from the beach.

With a lifelong fascination with the ocean, Rachael’s mostly black & white photographs have been published in books and both print and online magazines, have been exhibited widely in the UK, Europe and USA.

About Tides & Tempests

You will have an exclusive chance to find out about how she captures the immense power and beauty of wind-swept waves, mostly in black-and-white, when Rachael comes to Stafford in April. She will talk about her methods and her inspiration and treat us to a night of her magnificent images.

She will be presenting images from her series ‘Sirens’. Rachael captured these stunning shots on 8 Feb 2016 when storm Imogen hit the south coast. 150 km per hour winds produced 15 metre waves which Rachael caught on camera in a 6-hour ordeal of love. She named them all from Greek mythology.

Poseidon Rising
Fire Within

About Tides & Tempests

Tides & Tempests promises to be an informative event, with a rare opportunity to an expert speaker and award-winning photography.  It will appeal to anyone who finds themselves drawn to the ocean, whether you are a photographer or not. Places are limited, so book now to secure your place and we look forward to seeing you at Tides & Tempests.

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Event Cost – £7.50, no additional fees are added.

 On the night…

 Please aim to arrive no later than 19:30 for a 20:00 start, the bar will be open before the evening starts and during the interval.

Event Location

Stafford Rugby Union Football Club, Blackberry Lane, Stafford. ST16 2TT

Please Note – Stafford Rugby Club has recently moved and may not show on your satnav system, if this is the case, please use the postcode ST16 2TR (Timberfield Road) and as you enter the road, bear right and go through the gate to the rugby club car park.  There is limited parking available, please car share if possible.


About the Venue

We are holding this event in Stafford Rugby Club’s brand new multi-million pound stadium. The venue has been 30 years’ in the making and opened in November last year. Visitors can take advantage of the fantastic conference facilities and get a feel of the rugby heritage of Stafford.

We look forward to seeing as many of our members and non-members as possible from all over the county and beyond as we continue to put on excellent events for Stafford Camera Club.

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