Activity Night – Tuesday 14th November 2023

Posted by on 18 Oct, 2023 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Hi Members Daniel Soncin has confirmed that he will be coming to give us a talk at the Clubrooms on Tuesday 14th November at 7:30pm. Daniel will be presenting an hour or so focusing on studio lighting with flashes for portraiture, which includes how to create different moods with lighting and directing models to get the pose right. He will explain how to create three different looks with lighting. A high key beauty shot, A low key beauty shot and then a shot working with just one light for creative looks. You can see some of Daniels work at these following links:...

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David duChemin – The Heart of Photography

Posted by on 13 Sep, 2023 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Please join me for this presentation by David duChemin, 19 September, 2023, you won’t regret the time well spent on the night: The Heart of the Photograph Summary A compelling photograph is more than visual. It’s visceral. We don’t only see it, we feel it. It’s more than just focusing our lenses, it’s also focusing the attention of those who will experience our photographs. Great gear helps, but what about the other tools? What about juxtaposition and mystery, story, mood, depth, and energy? What about the power of a great moment? And when it comes to gear, is...

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Using Lightroom to catalogue your photographs

Posted by on 19 Aug, 2023 in Activity Night, Presentations | 0 comments

Using Lightroom to catalogue your photographs

(This is a presentation from October 2022) Once one gets more than a few hundred photographs saved on the computer it can become a chore to keep them organised and easy to find as time goes by. One eventually runs out of time and enthusiasm if each photograph is given a title and needs to go into specific folders which will eventually become unwieldy. In addition to being a very powerful editing program for your photos it is equally powerful in organising and cataloguing the photos and searching for specific photos when one accumulates large numbers of them. I have structured the...

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Photographing Flowers and Stacking Presentations – 2023

Posted by on 17 Aug, 2023 in Activity Night, Presentations | 0 comments

Photographing Flowers and Stacking Presentations – 2023

After our recent Flower Photography activity night, we have attached the presentation from the night as well as past macro stacking notes. With the weather improving and the blooms budding up, we hope you get out there and snap some beautiful images. Alternatively, get creative indoors! To view the presentations full size, please click the download links. Flower Photography by Felicity Johnson (download pdf version) Focus Shift Shooting for Stacking by Felicity Johnson (download pdf version) Focus Shift Shooting for Stacking For Nikon Click to view instructions For Olympus Click to view...

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Our Editing Challenge Images

Posted by on 22 Jun, 2023 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Our Editing Challenge Images

We were all challenged to edit this image taken by our President, Pauline Moore: It is always so interesting to see the different paths our editing can take! We voted (via hands up) for our favourites in various categories Most Creative images (category won by Esther A) Best Mono images (category won by Graeme H) Best Muck Up images (category won by Joel B) Best Psychedelic images (category won by Garry P) Members then talked about how they created their masterpieces, which included adjustment layers and liquify in photoshop, Nik software, online mirror effect, Glaze app on the iphone, and...

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Activity Night – Editing Challenge

Posted by on 14 Jun, 2023 in Activity Night | 0 comments

Next Week: Tuesday 20th June at 7:30pmLake Weeroona Pavillion (Rowing Club), Weeroona Avenue, Bendigo VIC Below is a link to download either the raw or jpeg file for you to edit andbring with you on our Editing Challenge Night, Tuesday 20th June at 7:30pm. Small prizes are awarded to;• Most Creative• Best Mono• Best Muck Up• Best Psychedelicand Members will vote for best image of the night. Last year was a lot of fun, lots of laughs and some very entertaining results, we would like to see more members give it a try this year, so download the file, have a play and bring it along next Tuesday....

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