Studio style practical evening February 2018

The studio style Practical evening was, as ever, a bit of a frantic blur for me. From the moment Alan picked me up to the final unloading of the equipment back at home, everything was just ‘go’. The two setups were, intentionally quite different. Classical head and shoulders portrait and blown white full length. For the portrait setup a Hensel ExpertD 500 was fitted with a white Hensel beauty dish ( ACW ). This was on a Manfrotto boom stand to enable it to be…

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Member user details and galleries

If you received an email earlier this week you would know that the hosting for this website has been changed due to 1 & 1 wanting to hike up the price to £71 pa. I have uploaded most of the website and most of it is now as it was. This is my third evening on the matter.   Member galleries I had started to update some galleries to a ‘masonary’ style – images fitting together like a mosaic. These gallery styles have, at the…

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Monday 8th January 2018

Using Photoshop to get the best from your images Andy creating a quick Audio Visual presentation. Creating a simple AV. Please bring some digital files / laptop if you can. This will be using Photostory 3 – Download link. Introductory notes on using the software – click to download the .pdf file Ken Pawson and Wendy Irwin Remember also to bring your Landscape entries and, if possible, AV entries. Willhttp://www.willsphotoimaging.co.uk

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Practical night 12th February 2018

For the Practical night on 12th February 2018 we have two models booked, and the intention is to have two setups on the night. One of these will be for full length images and the other for headshot / beauty style photographs. This is to replace the one that didn’t happen earlier in the year due to the speaker’s wife being hospitalised in an assualt whilst working at a Hospital. Both Bella and Chris are used to working with a range of photographers and in…

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Landscape competition and AV competition 2018

Just a reminder that we restart on January 8th 2018. The Landscape / Seascape competition is the following week so entries need to be in on the 8th. The AV competition is on 29th January so finishing touches, or, in my case, earnest creation, needs to be underway. One of mine has the working title of ‘Merlin to broomsticks via St Petersburg’. Another involves me doing some cooking !. Willhttp://www.willsphotoimaging.co.uk

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Practical evening 6th November 2017

The sessions that we have planned for the evening are outlined below. There will also be space for informal discussion of whatever is concerning you, photographically of course. Session 1: a) Open image critique with George – Bring along images for helpful critique. Images do not need to be mounted. b) Initial image file processing – Converting images from raw and making initial modifications / corrections. c) Colour management – Managing your colour options from camera to print. Knowing how to access the colour settings…

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