20th September saw the club taking part in the first practical session of the 2018/19 season. Following on from last week’s introduction to lighting techniques and cheaper light modifiers, Luke set up four stations with various items to photograph. Members brought cameras and speedlights and there were a number of other lighting setups available together […]
Category: Club Nights & Events
Our second meeting of the new season saw members sharing images they had taken over the summer break.
Members were invited to submit up to 6 images and 15 members did.
The Broadway Gallery in Letchworth town centre recently ran an exhibition entitled “Art Forms in Nature” with photogravures by photographer Karl Blossfeldt. The exhibition ran from June until September and club members were invited to the opening private viewing.
Saturday 11th June saw the club running a stand at the opening day of the 2016 Letchworth Festival. We were asked if we could do something ‘interactive’ rather than just handing out leaflets so we decided to have a pop-up studio. Garry brought some of his studio gear down and we set up a mini […]
A big thank you to all the people who came to our pop-up studio to pose for an image. You can save your image by clicking the thumbnail of your photo to open it up and then right-clicking the photo and selecting “Save Image As” to download it to your computer. To close the picture […]
Thursday 26th June saw the club discussing and discovering software plugins. Plugins are items of software designed to be used within other software, so you might get plugins for Photoshop, Lightroom and Elements. They quite often offer a faster alternative to achieve a specific look than using the processing software on its own. Some plugins […]
On Tuesday 17th May, 5 members of the club went to the village of Benington to take some shots of a classic car meeting at the Lordship Arms in Benington. One the third Tuesday of the month from the spring to the summer, car enthusiasts and collectors meet in the pub car park to show […]
May 12th saw the club indulging in another studio night. This time we did it a little differently; instead of having a model to pose for us, we posed for each other. The idea of the night was to learn a bit more about studio photography, learn a bit more about lighting and learn something […]
Thursday 31st March saw the club hosting Gordon Ewen from the Letchworth & District Astronomical Society who gave a presentation on astrophotography. Gordon is chairman of the LDAS and a keen imager with his own garden observatory. Gordon talked us through the different aspects of night sky photography, from imaging large near objects such as the […]
On the 24th March, long-term club member, Peter Freeman, gave a presentation on Victorian Photography. Peter has had a long interest in the history of photography and his enthusiasm for the subject shines through his talks. We were shown a variety of different subject matters all covered by Victorian photographers, from studio portraits, to travel […]