Public Speaking

Presenting to Perthshire Photographic Society in the Soutar Lecture Theatre, A.K. Bell Library, Perth
Presenting to Perthshire Photographic Society in the Soutar Lecture Theatre, A.K. Bell Library, Perth

I am an experienced public speaker and am not phased by the prospect of standing up in front of a busy lecture theatre! I love communicating my passion for landscape and wedding photography, providing some useful tips and sharing lots of anecdotes; the stories behind the images. Please do not hesitate to contact me to arrange a booking.


I have recently presented to the following organisations and would be happy to provide further details, including references, if required.

  • Perthshire Photographic Society
  • Glenrothes Camera Club
  • Milngavie and Bearsden Camera Club
  • Nairn Camera Club
  • Cromarty Camera Club
  • Inverness Camera Club
  • Kiltarlity Camera Club
  • South Skye Camera Club

I’m looking forward to presenting to the following organisations in 2018:

  • Dingwall Camera Club, 17th September
  • Livingston Camera Club, 10th December
  • Dunfermline Photographic Society, 11th December
  • St Andrews Photographic Society, 12th December

“Glenrothes Camera Club was delighted to invite Karen to our club last night where she entertained our members with a display of her stunning work. Karen’s presentation was not only informative but she managed to keep everyone’s attention throughout with her dedication and passion for photographing our beautiful country. I’d highly recommend Karen to anyone thinking of booking her. Thanks Karen.”

– Alan Sinclair, President, Glenrothes Camera Club

“Just wanted to reach out to you and say I loved your talk last night. I loved seeing your visions and dedication to get ‘the shot’; very inspirational. I found your talk extremely informative and easy to understand and just enjoyed listening to your enthusiasm and passion within your photography journey; really cool and totally inspired me to get out more, be patient, try harder and look at the details as well as the bigger picture. So thank you very much for sharing your pictures with us all.”

– Staci McNeil, Inverness Camera Club

“Thank you for your time and effort last night, Karen; well presented and full of interesting content.”

– Dave Freeman, President, Nairn Camera Club

“Your talk was interesting and inspiring, so many wonderful photographs, thank you so much!”

– Lucy Arnold, Kiltarlity Camera Club

Karen Thorburn
Tel: + 44 (0) 7761985752
Email: karen@karenthorburn.com
© Karen Thorburn