This page is for members to share any suggestions or useful information relating to photography
- If you missed the Photography Show last month the talks and presentations made over that weekend are staill available to be viewed HERE until 19th October
- Several of our members use an app called PhotoPills to plan landscape shoots. This company publish a number of talks by various photographers on their Youtube channel available here.
- The RPS has been running a series of talks by well known photographers in the last few months. Some of them are available to watch at any time by clicking here
- Tony Worobiec, who has led a workshop for our group in the past, also gave a presentation about coastal photography which is accessible via this link
- If anybody is interested in getting involved with a U3A wide project on changes in their local high street please click the link to this article.
- The Photograpy Show has moved online this year from 20 to 21 Sept. All details can be read here. It's well worth registering as there will be severla interesting "events" and there are always good discounts on new kit if you are looking to expand your camera bag!
- They say the sincerest from of flattery is imitation. well the U3A Garden Visit group have seen our work and decided to create a gallery of images from their gardens or their daily walks. So do pop over to their page and have a look as that develops too.
- You may also like to take a look at Bosham Gallery which was due to be holding an exhibition by Charlie Waite, a renowned photographer and founder of Light and Land, a photography tours company. The gallery has put the exhibition online and included a video of a discussion with Charlie about “Hidden Works”. You are required to give your name and email address but the exhibition is then free to view. A future exhibition is planned here for Steve McCurry, an American photographer, freelancer and photojournalist. His photo "Afghan Girl", of a girl with piercing green eyes, has appeared on the cover of National Geographic several times.
- For those of you interested in trying out some new software, David has told us of a time limited offer for Aurora HDR. The link is:- skylum.com/ap-aurora. Available free for Mac & PC but only until 29th May 2020. They just require your name & email address (which you then confirm on a second email & receive the download links).
- The winning images for all Wildlife Photographer of the Year competitions from 2010 to 2019 are available at https://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit
/wpy/gallery/2019/index.html (use drop down menu at top left to see other years.) The site is not very very user friendly but if you select a section such as ADULT for a particular year eg https://www.nhm.ac.uk/visi t/wpy/gallery/2019/adult.html then you can select Lightbox option and see large images in a slide show.
- For those members who enjoy landscape photography there is a competition running, co-ordinated by Nigel Danson, to raise money for Covid-19 charities. More details can be found at https://www.worldlandscapep
hotographer.com/. Don't be put off by the title!