Lightroom tutorial and demonstration

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Lightroom tutorial and demonstration

Thanks to Mal Brayshaw for running through this tutorial at our activity night on 9th May. You can go through this tutorial at your own pace by visiting Anthony Morganti Lightroom Training and downloading the Portrait Retouching ebook for free (or a small donation). There is also an accompanying video on youtube. You might also find Anthony Morganti’s Quick Tips video interesting to watch. These links have been added to our “Resources”...

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Image Stacking and Macro Photography

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Image Stacking and Macro Photography

These are the steps covered by Garry in the tutorial on image stacking at the recent Activity Night Bringing the images together Firstly go to drop down tabs Under File – Scripts – Load files into stack – Browse & select images & highlight to open Go to layers on the RHS and highlight all the images Drop down Tab go to Edit – Auto Align layers – Use Auto Then to blend the many images into one sharp image Edit – Auto Blend Layer – Stack Images – Tick seamless tones & colours Flatten Image & Saved For more information about image stacking and macro photography, the links...

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Scavenger Hunt

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday’s activity was a scavenger hunt around the lake. Club members were given this list of items to photograph: Feather/s Reflection Weed/s Feet Relaxing Shadow Pattern/s Food or eating Something beginning with the letter G Motion Unfortunately a large cloud bank appeared just as we set out so very few shadow photos were taken, but members had fun being creative with their photography none the less. Here are some of their entries: Feather/s Reflection OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Weed/s OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Feet Relaxing OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Pattern/s OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Food or...

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Activity Night inspiration

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Activity Night inspiration

This week we will be practising a variety of Christmas photography techniques. Perhaps you might like to use a photo or two to get your own Christmas cards printed? Bring along your tripod. Here are some links that might give you some inspiration: How to Take Great Photos of Your Christmas Tree: 7 Easy Tips How to Successfully Photograph Your Christmas Tree 19 Delicious Bokeh-licious Images Weekly Photography Challenge – Bokeh...

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Creating a Photo Book

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Creating a Photo Book

An activity night last year (August) included a presentation on creating photo books. Here it is: This slideshow requires JavaScript. Download as a powerpoint:...

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Mat Cutting Workshop

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Mat Cutting Workshop

Tonight Boyd presented a demonstration on mat cutting. Supplies: Mat cutter – available at the clubrooms during any meeting Useful tools such as double-sided tape and blades can be purchased economically at the Reject Shop or discount craft store (such as the one at The Marketplace), and you might also find a self healing mats there Steel ruler from Bunnings Mat board – available in art stores such as Arthouse Direct (159 McCrae St) Plain paper to back the photo. You can use foam core for a more professional look. Here are some excellent instructions that are similar to what Boyd...

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