Category: Programme2013-14

Meeting – Tuesday 20th May 2014 – Howard Tate – “Personal Prints with a BIG Difference”

Howard Tate will be showing us how to use Lightroom to get pin-sharp prints with many examples of A2 prints and linear panoramas.

Meeting – Tuesday 6th May 2014 – Club Competition (Round 4 – Portfolio Competition)

Our member’s print and projected image portfolios were judged this evening for photographic quality and overall coherence. Many congratulations to Helen for scoring 20 marks out of 20!

Meeting – Tuesday 29th April 2014 – Keith and Kate Brown – Audio Visual (AV) Demonstrations

Keith and Kate Brown are nationally regarded as experts in this field. They demonstrated examples of their work, and explained how they achieve such impressive results. We hope this has inspired you to attempt your own AV project for the

Meeting Report – Tuesday 1st April 2014 – Roger Walton – “Advanced Lightroom”

We’ve had the introduction earlier in the year. On this evening Roger Walton extended and challenge our use of Lightroom to get the best possible images. Here are Roger’s title slides from the night.  

Meeting Report – Tuesday 18th March 2014 – Len Downes – “Something Beginning with ‘B’”

Len Downes, long-term member of GAMMA, showed us a selection of his ballet and band images, along with some other work both serious and frivolous.

Meeting Report – “My Favourite Wildlife Images” – Tuesday 11th March 2014

This was our second meeting of the season with a wildlife theme. The speaker was Terry Weston, a member of York Camera Club who is also involved locally with wildlife conservation at Hassacar Nature Reserve in Dunnington. Terry showed us

Meeting Report – Practical Studio Night – “Still Life and Portraiture” – Tuesday 4th March 2014

This was a practical evening with portrait and table top lighting set-ups to try out some of the techniques of the previous meeting. Here are some of our members hard at work, and some of the resulting images.

Meeting Report – “Using a Tablet” (Bryan Oxley) and “Portrait Processing” (Chris Sharples) – Tuesday 11th February 2014

Chris demonstrated some commonly used lighting techniques and tools in Lightroom that he uses for his semi-professional studio work. Bryan regularly uses a graphics tablet. He gave us a guided tour of the functions on his tablet and gave some

Meeting Report – Club Competition (Round 3 – Projected Image B) – Tuesday 28th January 2014

The third round of the club competition featured the usual fantastic range of subjects and styles. Congratulations to Lindsey and Helen for scoring full marks.  

Meeting Report – “My Workflow for taking Landscape and Architectural Photos ‘in situ'” – Tuesday 14th January 2014

John Potter showed us some of his recent landscape images. He also gave plenty of tips for improving our landscape and architectural photography, as well as general workflow.

Meeting Report – Annual Projected Image Knockout Competition – Tuesday 17th December 2013

Come and enjoy the images for our one-off knockout event, when the audience vote for a final winner and hopefully Rob doesn’t choke on a counter in his tea. Congratulations to Roger P on winning the knockout competition. Particular thanks

Meeting Report – Architecture: “Burkas on the Beach and SARS in the City” – Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Following our survey showing architecture as our third favourite subject within the club, we welcome back Tristan Poyser to provide a change from landscape and wildlife. He will talk about his photography and impressions, created over 6 months, whilst travelling

Meeting Report – Club Competition (Round 2) – Print – Tuesday 19th November 2013

If you are a newbie, we hope the Introduction will have inspired you to enter your prints for our second competition of the year. If you’ve entered before, we hope you’ve been inspired by the projects or your own themes.

Report on “Best of My Wildlife Year” (in Main Hall) – Tuesday 12th November 2013

Paul Hobson is a very successful wildlife photographer with photos published in half a dozen magazines and his own book called “Wild Derbyshire”.  He has agreed to customise a talk showing his photos from the last year, but also include

Report on “Show and Tell” for our Autumn Projects – Tuesday 5th November 2013

Using what you have learnt so far this season, we invite you to offer the results of your project(s) for discussion at this session. No right or wrong answers, just further feedback from the project leaders and group discussion to

Report on Autumn Projects (No 2) “Deer” and (No 3) “Fireworks” and Fungi and Seals – 15th October 2013

“2 THREE more BCC members, Helen Jones and Chris Sharples, lead you through how to take great photos at this time of the year. We learn best by trying things out and the meetings so far have given you the

Report on Club Competition (Round 1) – Projected Image A – Tuesday, 1st October 2013

The first opportunity of the season to offer your photos for feedback and gain marks to go towards the club competition. A really good turn-out of images – We think nearly every member present had entered images into the competion. 

Meeting Report – An Evening of Two Halves – “Cuppa and Capture” and “Photographing Trees” – Tuesday 17th September 2013 (Extra Meeting)

Rob Rivron introduced, and then Roger W ran, a thoroughly entertaining session about the attractions of the fortnightly meet-ups of “Cuppa and Capture”.  See Cuppa And Capture Reports and Future Events. John Potter gave a wonderful presentation on ‘Trees’.  As

Meeting Report – Roger Walton “Photography Basics and Introduction to Lightroom Post-processing” – Tuesday 3rd September 2013

Roger Walton gives us a baseline for the coming year.  Remember that many Lightroom techniques work with Photoshop Elements too. Even seasoned lightroom users grilled Roger over the export to 1400×1050 pixel issue for portrait and landscape – this will