Tag: PdOC Society

June 28, 2017 / / Cambridge

I was part of the PdOC Society Committee during my time in Cambridge, so it was great fun to visit their annual garden party at Emmanuel College and say hi to the old guard. I…

December 16, 2014 / / Cambridge

Last Thursday the PdOC Society hosted this year’s Christmas formal at St John’s College. We had 210 postdocs and others in attendance, making it one of the biggest events our society has organised. Everyone had dressed…

October 19, 2014 / / Cambridge

We just had our fifth postdoc photo workshop. The theme this time was night photography and the idea was that we would do long exposures and then use flashes to freeze the scene and create a ghostly…

September 30, 2014 / / Photography

The Lake District is considered by many to be one of the most scenic places in England with its mountains, valleys and lakes. There are even a few who have written some poetry inspired by it,…

September 15, 2014 / / Photography

Yesterday we went to Hampton Court Palace. I can recommend a trip there if you want to see how Henry VIII lived. It takes about two hours from Cambridge to get there. You can do…

July 9, 2014 / / Cambridge

This past weekend we had our fourth postdoc photo workshop, the theme was levitation. The idea is that we use either precisely timed jumping shots, or composite images, to make it look like our subject is flying.…

April 27, 2014 / / Cambridge

Yesterday we had the third Postdoc Photo Workshop. This time JF and I got help from Meryem Ralser to organise the workshop. The previous two times we have done portrait photography in one form or another,…

April 16, 2014 / / Cambridge

This past weekend Jean-François organised an officially un-official postdoc hike to Durdle Door. We had originally planned on going in February, but had to postpone due to the big storm that hit the region that…

March 17, 2014 / / Cambridge

Hej and welcome back! This past weekend we had the second post doc photography workshop. For the first workshop we were indoors at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, this time we went outside to the…

March 7, 2014 / / Cambridge

Last Saturday Jean-François Mercure and I organised the first post doc photography workshop. Our aim is to build a community with a focus on social activities and creative photography. We started planning it a few weeks ago…