Autumn Bokeh-Ben Freeman Thank you to everyone who came to the House of Dun today there were some lovely autumn colours and good light too. Please send any successful images to Ben at firstname.lastname@example.org to be shown at our members night on the 12th of December.
As most of you know by now we introduced the club as a whole to a copy of our debut magazine recently. Issue 1 of the magazine was funded by the club to let members see what an annual publication could be like. As a result we have 9 copies left over so if anyone would like a second copy to send to friends or family they're available on a first come first served basis for the bargain price of £12 each. Once they've sold out there is still the option to purchase extra copies fr
Our guest speaker Ian McCurrach from Aberdeen will share his introduction to composition with us this Tuesday night. Ian has spent many years as an art teacher and has judged for us on a number of occasions, his enthusiastic style and artistic slant on photography should make for a brilliant and educational evening. Also this is the night for members to submit prints and projection digital images (PDI's) for our upcoming 'Portrait Competition'. See you there!
Many thanks to Stewart Dodd LRPS from Dundee for coming along to judge our open competition last night and for his constructive critique. Some of the main points raised during the judging process were as follows: Try to control highlights and shadows so as to ensure maximum detail is retained in the image. Crop out uninteresting and empty areas that lend nothing to the finished composition. When considering your best composition think about leading lines through the image and
Ken raised some interesting topics last week - RAW vs JPEG, Back button focusing, Exposure lock button, Using Auto ISO While Mark gave us a very interesting talk on Portrait photography which was very informative and raised questions from club members. If anyone would like further information about these topics or indeed others don't hesitate to approach our committee members who will do everything they can to help you learn and/or improve on your skills and knowledge. This