Hints & Tips

A FAR FROM MONOTONOUS MONOCHROME EVENING – 1ST MAY 2024

A FAR FROM MONOTONOUS MONOCHROME EVENING – 1ST MAY 2024

And so to the last of our Monochrome themed evenings for this season. Having enjoyed a guest speaker, put up with a rather disjointed editing session and shown off our PDI work, tonight it was all about the prints. David A was our entertaining host, channelling his...

SHOW AND TELL – AN INSIGHT INTO OUR EDITING PROCESSES – 8th NOVEMBER 2023

SHOW AND TELL – AN INSIGHT INTO OUR EDITING PROCESSES – 8th NOVEMBER 2023

There is so much editing/post processing software out there for us photographers to play with…or not, as the case may be. Our online meeting on 8th November saw six members demonstrate their tips, tricks, thoughts and styles whilst editing random images from fellow members. As a bonus (😊) all six were also given the same image to edit and that did produce some very different outcomes.

Studio Portrait Night 4 with Joe Franklin

Studio Portrait Night 4 with Joe Franklin

This week we welcomed back Joe Franklin for a further studio based portrait photography session.  Joe has been with us three times before to provide similar evenings, on those occasions using everything from large studio strobe lighting with soft boxes to achieve his...

TOOLS NOT RULES – A TALK BY CAROLINE PREECE

TOOLS NOT RULES – A TALK BY CAROLINE PREECE

On Wednesday 19th October, we had a fascinating talk from Caroline Preece. In her own words… “The objective of the talk is to introduce to people a different way of thinking about photography and composition. The first part of the talk covers photography as a visual...

Top Tips Session  –  A relaxed portrait photography evening

Top Tips Session  –  A relaxed portrait photography evening

Top Tips Session  -  A relaxed portrait photography evening This week we held a club internal evening session in the hall, dedicated to coaching some of the skills required for a successful evening of portrait photography, under the skilful and enthusiastic...

Making the Most of Smartphone Photography – 28th Sept 2022

Making the Most of Smartphone Photography – 28th Sept 2022

WE USED TO HAVE PHONES THAT TOOK PHOTOS. WE NOW HAVE CAMERAS THAT MAKE PHONE CALLS. We welcomed Jeanette Lendon (Jet) along to Photocraft on 28th September 2022. Jet runs Jet Black Squares https://www.jetblacksquares. After a career in teaching, when she had her own...

Writing Posts on the New Website

As a blogger you will have access to the Admin tool bar when logged-in to the website. The thin tool bar across the top of the page. To start a new blog, on the tool bar click on new and select post. Setting up your post environment The first time the post editor...

Resize your images using Lightroom

These instructions help you to resize your image after you have edited and cropped your image to suit your needs. Your resized images must be no larger than 1440 pixels wide by 1080 pixels high including any borders. Projected digital images must be saved in JPEG file...

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