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Photo Quiz – April 2019

April 10th, 2019|1 Comment

Last Wednesday (3 April) LBPC staged a Photo Quiz for its members. As the Programme notes put it – “A familiar object from an unfamiliar angle. Stump everyone with a picture of an object from an odd angle. PDIs only, an interactive quiz. Guess what it is.”

Taking Images vs Making Images – Steve Brabner

March 29th, 2019|0 Comments

Steve is a member of the Amersham Photographic Society. And he chairs a sub-group there (the Amersham Beyond Group) which concentrates exclusively on creative photography and photo-based art. Despite having been a photography enthusiast for over 40 years, Steve claims not to see anything interesting or take interesting photographs. He says he doesn’t do sunrise or sunset or wildlife. And, anyway, it’s all been done before. Accordingly, Steve prefers to “make” images and produce something unique. His talk is therefore about “creative photography” and took us through his experiences of making images.

Photo Quiz March 2019

March 18th, 2019|0 Comments

On Wednesday 3rd April, we will be holding a Photo Quiz. Submit your images of a familiar object from an unfamiliar angle. Stump everyone with a picture of an object from an odd angle. [...]

League: Open 3 Competition Results – February 2019

March 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

The fifth internal club competition of the 2018-19 season took place on Wednesday 20 February. This was an “open” competition for both prints and projected digital images (PDIs). The competition was judged by Martin Patten LRPS CPAGB BPE2*, a professional photographer based in Hertfordshire.

Peter Greenway – Photographing The National Trust

February 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Wednesday (27 February 2019) LBPC members were both informed and entertained by Peter Greenway LRPS CPAGB who described for us, with a bit of tongue in cheek, the trials, tribulations, constraints and opportunities of formally photographing for the National Trust on a voluntary basis. Peter is an IT professional but has been interested in photography since he was a child. He is a member of Kidlington Camera Club Photo Group and Witney Photo Group, as well as a CACC judge (although he has never previously visited LBPC).

Lighting of All Things – Colin Brister

January 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Wednesday 16 January 2019 club members were superbly informed and entertained by Colin Brister ABIPP (Associate of the British Institute of Professional Photography) and his illuminating illustrated talk “Lighting of All Things”. Colin is a freelance event photographer specialising in motocross and, more pertinently for this talk, an expert in the use of off-camera flash and other lighting. All his images are made with some artificial light – “I use lighting for everything”.

2018 Christmas Party

December 21st, 2018|0 Comments

With entertainment provided by Adam Heppenstall (http://www.adamheppenstall.co.uk) On Wednesday 19th December 2018 club members celebrated the last club meeting of the calendar year with the annual Christmas party. Below you will find [...]

Members Evening – Table Top Photography

December 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Wednesday (5 December 2018) members were encouraged to develop their photographic skills at a still life workshop – “Table Top Photography” – run by Damon Guy. With the aim of introducing people to the “ins and outs” of working on a table top at home, this was an interactive evening with Damon demonstrating lighting angles, light modification, and various techniques pertaining to still life photography.