Nigel Spencer will be delivering this popular talk which is designed to showcase all sorts of different species and habitats from some of the many places where he has been fortunate enough to visit including short visits to longer projects, showing Kingfishers, Butterflies, Penguins, Polar Bears and much more.
Full details of Nigel will be found on his website
Tonights speaker, Tony Winfield has been invited to inspire members to produce more creative images. Various creative techniques are considered both in-camera and in-computer.
Details of his work will be found on his website
The next practical session will be covering the basic workflows from beyond capturing your pictures to processing them on your computer. Ian Pettit will walk briefly through the basic workflow that he uses, as an example and then we are going to split up into smaller groups. Bring your laptop, power cable, mouse and an example of one picture that you want to use.
We realise that you all use different software and versions, but we will try to help cover the following areas
- Adobe Lightroom
- Adobe Photoshop / RAW
- Adobe Elements
- Nikon View NX and View NXi
- Fuji Wifi & Snapseed on iPad
We can’t promise to cover every operating systems / software versions permutations, but there is plenty of experience in the room, and the basic workflows remain basically the same.
Melbourne Photographic Society has it’s first published author – John Wesson!
Most will know that John has a tendency to disappear for extended periods and contrary to popular belief, his time spent in Ireland isn’t always inside the local pub. His first book, Kerry: The Beautiful Kingdom is clear evidence of his love and extensive travels around County Kerry.
More than just a picture book, the stunning photos of the people, landscape and wildlife of Kerry are accompanied by interesting captions. These not only detail the history of Kerry, but offer a wealth of facts for anyone wanting to visit.
Well done John on such a great first book, we look forward to book number two!
If you’d like to buy a copy it’s available on Amazon, click here. You never know he might even sign it for you!
You can read the story behind the book in an interesting article featured on The Irish Times website.
This year’s awards book includes two commended images from society member Steven Fairbrother.
Both images, taken overlooking the town of Keswick in the Lake District, were taken on the same morning.
As well as appearing in the awards book the winning and commended images are part of a touring exhibition. It runs from November 20th until February 4th at London Waterloo Station and then moves on around the country.
The book can be bought on Amazon – click here, and you can view more of the winning images on the Take a View website.