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London photo walk for Chinese New Year celebrations

London photo walk for Chinese New Year celebrations by Jane McGuire [envira-gallery id="2240"] On Sunday 18 February, six members met up to try and capture some of the festivities in London’s West End to celebrate the Year of the Dog....

The Experience of Creating Images

The Experience of Creating Images by Vanda Ralevska [envira-gallery id="2084"] A great illustrated talk by Vanda, in which she showed us a wide range of nature, landscape and street images. She has a distinctive style of photography...

Mono Print Competition, Round 2

[envira-gallery id="2017"] Our judge for the evening was Paul Graber LRPS (SPA) from Guildford Photographic Society.  Now in his second year of judging, he noted that he really enjoyed the opportunity to take part in a mono competition where the photographer can make...

Leith Hill Sunrise Shoot

On Saturday 28 October, six members of the camera club met in the dark at a car-park at the bottom of Leith Hill. It was a ‘fresh’ morning, I had never been up this early for the purposes of photography, and we could hear owls hooting. Kitted out with layers, torches...

Techniques and Tips in Wildlife Photography by Andy Sands

Techniques and Tips in Wildlife Photography by Andy Sands Andy Sands is a leading wildlife photographer. He sells his images through various image libraries. The Nature Picture Library stocks Andy's over 2000 images. Like many professionals, who started photography...

Sports Photography by Ady Kerry

Sports Photography by Ady Kerry QEP Ady joined the military at 18 in 1986 to be an RAF photographer where he mastered his foundation of photography. He left in 1995 and worked with local newspapers. Today, he works as a freelance photographer and specialises in sports...

Why Black and White?

We had a very enjoyable and educational evening with Jay Charnock FRPS. Here are four things I took away from the evening: 1. When you take away colour from an image you are left with contents; strong colour draw your attention to certain elements in the image.  Then...

Travels alone in Oman in a 4×4

David Harford LRPS gave us a very stimulating and entertaining talk about his photographic trip in Oman. Initially he was planning to go there on holiday with his wife but unfortunately she couldn’t accompany him for health reasons. So, he decided to go alone. He flew...

Macro & Focus Stacking by David Harris

Wow! What an amazing evening with Dr David Harris who opened our eyes to the world of macro/close-up photography. He showed us his outstanding images of close-up of flowers and insects.For out of focus background he uses 10 different prints, A3 in size, as his...