Gary Shinner, MPSA2, BPSA
Gary is a self-taught photographer and has been taking images since about 1983. He became more serious about photography in 1991 when he joined a local Camera Club in Llanelli Wales. Gary had been in engineering in various guises between 1980 up to 2015, and now works for the local authority as a driver to take independents to day centres and hospitals.
He holds a Licentiateship of the Royal Photographic Society (LRPS) 2007. He became a member of PSA in 2009. Gary received his AFIAP in 2011, EFIAP in 2012. He launched his website, http://www.secondglancephotography.net/ in 2010. He earned his PPSA in 2012, then EFIAP/bronze in April 2014 and his EPSA in 2015 & AWPF for a panel in architecture. BPSA in architecture in 2017 for a colour panel of Valencia Science Park. He earned his MPSA in 2018 and his MPSA2 in 2020. Since June 2014 Gary has been listed as a speaker in the WPF and judge, he goes to other clubs to show his AV's, successes and failures in his photographs over nearly 30 years.
Gary has also been on the Welsh Photographic Federation as one of the judges for the Associate day in 2019 and 2020. Gary hopes that his successes will inspire other fellow photographers to seek out their own success.