Evening visit to the New Forest

Oh, the woes of the landscape photographer! Thirteen of us journeyed to the New Forest, all with the idea of capturing glorious purple heather basking in the golden light of a magnificent sunset. It was not to be. The day had looked promising but as evening approached, so did a[…]

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Southampton Mela Festival

The annual Southampton Mela saw 4 members attending. Primarily the Mela is a celebration of music and dance from different cultures, so there were plenty of very colourful artists to photograph. With strong sunshine causing a lot of bright reflections and highlights, yet dark backgrounds to the stages, photography was[…]

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“War on the Line”

Our Out and About to the Watercress Line was a fun and successful day out with a perfect excuse for plenty of steam train travel. With so many re-enactors and people in costume at each station who seemed to enjoy being photographed there were easy opportunities to practice our portrait[…]

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Movement in Photography

We often hear about sharpness and focus in images; blur is bad.  Last night we saw how to use movement to be creative and expressive.  Derek Gale enthusiasm and experience shone through. Movement in both camera and subjects; as well using a variety of LED lights to provide different techniques to show[…]

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