Activity Night – Tuesday 16/8/2022

Posted by on Aug 15, 2022 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Hi all, tomorrow night we have something a little different. The committee has been approached by the Bendigo Rowing Club and asked if we would be interested in helping them build a portfolio of images that they can use to help promote the Rowing Club in their upcoming celebrations. The Committee has agreed that this would make an excellent opportunity to form a relationship with the Rowing Club and use the opportunity to create a new competition separate to our normal competitions for early next year when we come back after the Christmas break. We are still working on finalising all the...

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Final Challenge – Sparkles

Posted by on Dec 1, 2021 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Final Challenge – Sparkles

As life seems to have returned to relative normal (touch wood) this is the last of the weekly challenges. We began these early last year to keep us connected and using our cameras during lockdown. Thanks so much to everyone who has participated! Let’s celebrate with photos of the sparkles of this festive season, whether it be fairy lights, tinsel or glitter. A guide to photographing Christmas lights: https://snapshot.canon-asia.com/article/en/how-to-make-christmas-lights-sparkle-in-your-photos Here are some examples from our cluster gallery: by Matt O by Dave T You can continue to...

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Challenge – Sunset

Posted by on Nov 26, 2021 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Challenge – Sunset

As we come to our second last challenge let’s post photos of Sunsets – a celebration of reaching 90% vaccination rate and the winding back of pandemic restrictions! A guide to sunset photography: 11 Sunset Photography Tips for Beautiful Results (Heads up – next week’s challenge – the final one – will be Sparkles) Here are some examples from our cluster gallery.: by George G by Allan D Thanks to Will for this suggestion. You have until next Tuesday to upload your image to Cluster. Members have all been sent an invitation to join and most have done so...

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Challenge – Stairs

Posted by on Nov 17, 2021 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Challenge – Stairs

Who knew stairs could be such a fascinating photographic subject? In researching this topic I found some great inspiration, so here goes… View some tips on photographing stairs: Stunning staircase photography 6 top tips on how to photograph stairs Some great inspiration 29 Stunning Staircase Images (Heads up – next week’s challenge will be Sunset) Here are some examples from our cluster gallery.: by Mal B by Les W Thanks to Will for this suggestion. You have until next Tuesday to upload your image to Cluster. Members have all been sent an invitation to join and most have...

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Challenge – Insects and Spiders

Posted by on Nov 11, 2021 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Challenge – Insects and Spiders

The world of bugs is a fascinating one. It is certainly easier to photography these tiny animals if you have a macro lens, but you can achieve good results with extension tubes or a zoom lens. (Some extreme cropping and sharpening with Topaz SharpenAI can help too!) View some tips on Photographing tiny critters Photographing Insects in the Field: Basic Tips for Success Insect Photography Tips (Heads up – next week’s challenge will be Stairs) Here are some examples from our cluster gallery.: by Dave T by Alan Battye also by Marie B Thanks to Will for this suggestion. You have...

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Challenge – Emotions: Shock/Anger/Surprise

Posted by on Nov 3, 2021 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Challenge – Emotions: Shock/Anger/Surprise

How do we capture these fleeting moments? Perhaps it is a candid moment you’ve serendipitously captured with your camera, perhaps you’ve been in on a secret – like a surprise birthday party or marriage proposal, or perhaps it is staged. Either way, try to convey that emotion with your image. Here are some lovely examples of staged surprise or anger to inspire you on alamy: www.alamy.com/stock-photo/shock-anger.html And some tips on capturing emotion from Adorama, including a tip on surprise at the end:...

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