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to the website for our Society. Members comprise a wide range of ages
and interests but the overall objective is the gaining of technical
knowledge and practical experience to enable production of photographic
images of the highest quality attainable by each individual.
second book of selected images by members, entitled "Drawn by
Light 2" is available to preview (21 pages) and in sizes 7"x7",
10"x8" and 12"x12" for purchase direct from Blurb.
Here are the appropriate links for the three sizes and their options.
Note that there is an EPUB e-book version - only available from the
(All 7x7 options
AND for the EPUB e-book version to download)
(All 10x8 options)
(All 12x12 options)
an example of a TIL (Technical Information Leaflet)
we have included a special one, by member Charles Hart, AZPS, on Pinhole
Photography for non-members (also of course available to members,
with all the other TILs). Fully illustrated, it covers this topic
in such a way as to enable anyone interested to either just learn
more and/or delve into this in a practical way for themselves. CLICK
HERE to access. All membership benefits including all other TILs
(see links in left column) are of course only available to members.
Why not consider joining us? You would be made most welcome as membership
is open to everyone keen on Photography - conventional and digital
- whatever their level of experience.
As a service to visitors. see the link at bottom
of the left column where you can freely obtain a commercial programme.
Each 24 hours, the Giveaway of the Day
is available for free. You must both download and install within
the shown timescale - some require registration to get a free activation
code, so don't just downoload and think you can install and try later.
A new commercial programme free every day!
- for discerning conventional workers using film and darkroom printing
techniques: CLICK HERE for latest
listings. We have made certain kits available again due
Annual Meets are changing. In 2013, will be at Buxton, Derbyshire
from 11th to 13th October, with the Special Event being held on the
Sunday morning. Members receive full details on their Forum website
and with their Newsletters and e-mail mailouts. The full report for
this year's Meet last May in Llanberis, Snowdonia is available to
members on their forum.
Award presented to member Chris Chapman, Hon,FZPS. CLICK
for report and photo. Apparently Chris was booked to take
photos at this ceremony, then surprised to be called to receive an
award himself. Congratulations to Chris - he has done outstanding
work over three decades ..... and we are all proud of him! It couldn't
happen to a nicer guy.
Roger Slade, a distinguished official photographer on many Antarctica
expeditions has exhibitions of his work at various locations in the
UK. Full details with a selection of his work can be viewed at: http://www.rogersladephoto.co.uk
are pleased to announce that Geoff Roughton was awarded his Associatehsip
distinctions and Dawn A Carter was awarded her Licentiateship distinction
at the Meet 2008. Malcolm Bish was awarded his Associateship at the
Meet 2009 and Alf Lambert his Associateship at Meet 2010.
in the left column enable easy navigation to all pages. This specific
website is to enable curious visitors to find out what the Society
is all about, easily and speedily.
is the Society's 35th anniversary and on the "Origins" page
is a brief history of how it came into being.
members enjoy informative printed Newsletters and access to
a number of online facilities. For example, the Members Only Forum
provides quick access to such benefits as printer-friendly TILs (Technical
Information Leaflets) on a range of topics that are updated and
added-to, based on suggestions by members. Additionally, current and
recent Newsletters and Booklets (new introduction, being simple booklets
on specific techniques to fit in camera bag) are posted for members-only
in Acrobat .pdf format for easy reading and printing
is an online Gallery hosted by pBase, in which members can
have their own personal space of 30MB. The link in the left column
will enable you to visit and view. Full step-by-step guidance via
TILs provide simple and easy to follow instructions on how to join
in, should you be so inclined!
addition there is, for members only, a FREE facility to obtain
help, usually via e-mails or letters or telephone calls on photographic
and related computing topics. A wide database of knowledge is available
on both conventional and digital imaging for the keen photographer,
whatever his or her level of ability. In addition, the service also
free to members is Remote Assistance, whereby with permission, the
member's computer is optimised and/or problems resolved by remote
control via the Internet, with full information as the work is carried
out in full view of the member on their own computer monitor.
Messaging Forum additionally provides facilities to ask questions
of other members, make comments, provide links to interesting articles
and so forth. Postings range from the serious to the sublime.
year, over the first Bank Holiday weekend in May, there is an Annual
Meet, where regulars and newcomers and their partners gather to
renew acquaintances, talk about photography and other topics, have
photographic outings , evening sessions before meals to view and discuss
new work, see books brought by members, even buy/sell/exchange equipment
if so desired.
Dinner on the Saturday evening is a nice social event and on Monday
morning, from around 10:00 - 12:00 is the major event, with presentations
by several members on varied topics, such as Book Making, Pinhole
Photography, Image transfer techniques, Digital and Conventional Techniques
and personal photographic projects. Additionally, presentation of
Distinction Certificates are made to successful applicants.
additional page showing a view of Villanueva del Trabuco in Andalucia,
Spain and a Map and extra links to website information pages can be
seen by CLICKING HERE
information is available using the links in the left column. For anything
you need more information about, that is perhaps not included, please
use the e-mail facility. Thank you!
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