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O M E P A G E
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
NOTE: This general info website HomePage is only updated occasionally
- the Members-Only Forum Website is updated, usually, two or more
times each week
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 7"x7" page. The First book "Drawn
by Light" is linked on the Blurb
(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
A second TIL available to non.Members: An
in-depth practical treatise for easy and safe Wet and Dry Sensor Cleaning
A third (final) TIL available to non.Members:
Info on using the Epson 1400 (and other models) for B+W high quality
with only the Black ink can be found here: http://www.photosnowdonia.co.uk/ZPS/epson1400-B&W.htm
and it now includes instructions for
easy clearing of blocked nozzles.
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! However, as with all programmes,
do watch for unwanted installations - meaning to uncheck any boxes
that want to change your Browser Homepage, etc. so always opt to use
CUSTOM installation so you can watch for such things.
- for discerning conventional workers using film and darkroom printing
techniques: CLICK HERE for latest
listings. We have made certain kits available again due
rising costs and an inevitable reduction in attendance numbvers, for
at least the time being our Annual Meets have been temporarily suspended,
A Members' Survey will be carried out in early 2016 to see what support
there could be if re-introduced. Meantime, members are always invited
to hold SKYPE video conversations for free almost at any time, just
by prior arrangement and of course, the HELP service is always available,
on a wide range of topics including of course Photographic Techniques
and suchlike, Computing and also now Smartphones and Tablets. These
Help/Advice services are only available to Members.
In September 2016, Members have been invited to attend a One-Day event,
to welcome Charles H Hart as out new President - In Wiltshire - details
given to members only.
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
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 40th 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 at least 50MB. 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 or SKYPE
video 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
Messaging Forum additionally provides facilities to ask questions
of other members, make comments, show photos and provide links to
interesting articles and so forth. Postings range from the serious
to the sublime.
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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