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Penzance Photo Contest

Exhibition of Winning Images – “Month of May” Photo Contest

5th July 2017Alverton Gallery

Prints of the top ten winning images from our “Month of May” Photographic Competition are now on display within the Alverton Gallery. Do visit if you can; the exhibition runs until 31 July 2017. For full details of the winners please see this link: “Month of May” Photo Contest Winners      

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Gallery News

The best photos can be right there on your doorstep

23rd June 2017Alverton Gallery

Many serious photographers will travel hundreds of miles for that perfect picture. However the best photos can often be found only a short walk or drive from home. Lucie Averill admits to being more fortunate than some in terms of her location, a factor no doubt borne in mind by the judges of the Alverton […]

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Gallery News
Sylvia Tuck Photographer

It’s never too late to discover a love for photography

21st June 2017Alverton Gallery

“My journey into photography started some four years ago,” says Sylvia Tuck, whose image ‘Bold and Bright’ was awarded third prize in the Alverton Penzance “Month of May” Photographic Competition. “The house we had rented had a lovely garden with bird feeders aplenty. I had just inherited a Canon 350D SLR, which came with a […]

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Gallery News
Nigel Waters Photographer

The Difference Between a Hiker with a Camera and a Serious Photographer

Alverton Gallery

What’s the difference between a hiker with a camera and a serious photographer? Perhaps for the former there’s a greater element of chance whereas for the latter each visit to the great outdoors counts as a photographic expedition. Either way there can be no guarantee of success. Nigel Waters can’t be quite sure which category […]

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New Artists
Rachael Baker Artist

Mazey Day 2017 at the Alverton Gallery – Guest Artist Rachael J Baker

19th June 2017Alverton Gallery

As part of Penzance’s Mazey Day celebrations, Penryn artist RJ Baker will have a guest spot at the Alverton Gallery from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday 24 June 2017. Rachael J Baker is a painter living and working in Cornwall. Her BA in Fine Art was received from Cambridge School of Art, and […]

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