Terry talks about his use of Sony mirrorless cameras and discussed the technological advancements with pictures showing the benefits he has found. The second half is a look at work used for his distinction awards and personal projects. A representative from Sony will accompany Terry with a full range of Sony Alpha cameras and lenses for members to handle and ask any technical questions to an expert. In addition, a member of Jessops cameras will be on hand to talk about pricing and offers.
Scott Latham gives an interactive session, working through some basic and advanced post processing techniques using both Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Scott has recently launched xPosr.co.uk after received many requests during his workshops and talks about various areas of photography. The xPosr platform offers online video based post processing tips and this talk is an extension of that platform where by members of your group can get interactive and learn and evolve their final images.
A selection of members pictures that would not get shown in competition but have photographic merit. We will be looking for members to submit images in advance and maybe offer to say a few words on their images.
A guide and introduction to the fascinating world of infrared photography with plenty of examples of infrared images and information on equipment required to take them. Tony Winfield has published a book on and runs a world-wide facebook group specific to infrared monochrome photography.
The question Claire is asked most frequently is how much her images have been "manipulated". They of course mean how much Photoshop has been used. Her talk tackles this thorny issue and argues that the second you press a shutter you have manipulated reality in one way or another and this "manipulation" is in fact what makes photography such a creative pursuit. Claire illustrates the talk with lots of examples.
Mark has been talking to societies for over 35 years now and his lecture entitled ‘A Bit Of A Journey’ is the first in a sequence of three that he delivers. It is a talk of two halves, where in the first part he documents his career in television and photography by illustrating some of the incredible events he has worked on and then follows his landscape work to present day. It is often funny (well he thinks so….) and poignant