Chance to focus on what makes a winning picture as Marc shares his secrets in Hitchin

Action photography by Marc Aspland

Action photography by Marc Aspland - Credit: Archant

One of the UK’s top sports photographers will be sharing some of his secrets and his stories in a Hitchin Camera Club special event next week.

Award-winning photographer Marc Aspland

Award-winning photographer Marc Aspland - Credit: Archant

Marc Aspland, the chief sports photographer with The Times, has been made an honorary fellow of the Royal Photographic Society on the strength of the stunning images he has captured over many years.

He’ll be holding forth in the studio at the Queen Mother Theatre in Walsworth Road on Friday, April 17.

Marc has trained his lens on the action at five Olympic Games and five football World Cup finals, not to mention Six Nations rugby, Wimbledon, the FA Cup final and many other blue riband events.

He has photographed some of the biggest names in world sport such as Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis, Roger Federer, Mike Tyson and David Beckham in penetrating and captivating detail.

Marc, who lives in Harpenden, will bring his infectious enthusiasm for photography and sport to bear at the event, which begins at 7.45pm

He will also be signing copies of his book The Art of Sports Photography.

Tickets are £6, £5 concessions, on the door, but you can reserve yours in advance from the Queen Mother Theatre box office on 01462 455166 or online at

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