NEXT MEETING …    7:30pm Thurs 20th December at Two Brewers, St James.

A Members’ Social & Skittles Evening with Chairman’s Champagne Challenge for unmounted prints and a Raffle. Pre-booked food available (contact David L before Wed 12th).  Do bring partners!

Next regular meeting at Royal British Legion is 10th Jan, our In-house Audio-Visual evening: please email us if you need help preparing your A-V’s or see  Preparing Audio-Visuals: Updated 27/10/17.

Deadline for PDI Uploads for consideration as part of our Western Counties DPIC  entry is 15th December: note these should be 1600 x1200 pixels!!!

  info@shaftesburycameraclub.org.uk or contact us

Member Western Counties Photographic Federation   §  Affiliated to Photographic Alliance of GB

Brian T has generated this list of topics that would be suitable as part of our short “Before the Meeting” workshop or problem-solving sessions.  We can offer these either as a basic introduction or deal with them at a more advanced level.

The list is also on the Club Notice Board on club evenings but all you need do to signify your interest is to email Chris at info@shaftesburycameraclub.org.uk

On the Digital Camera  
 
1. Batteries and memory cards 13. Exposure metering modes
2. Pixels – megapixels and internal processors 14. Exposure compensation
3. Quality and compression settings 15. Histogram
4. ISO settings 16. Sharpness
5. File Formats 17. Saturation
6. Choosing the best set-up for your camera 18. Contrast
7. Scene/Pic modes 19. AWB Auto White Balance
8. Full auto / green mode 20. Colour Temperature Kelvin
9. Manual Mode 21.
10. Aperture AE mode 22.
11. Shutter AE mode 23.
12. Program AE mode 24.
   

 

On the Computer  
   
30. Printing your photos 39. File open. View size. Save as!!
31. DPOF & PictBridge 40. Rotate and crop. Control Z key
32. PPI & DPI: the difference 41. Resize image.  Auto correction
33. Downloading your images 42. Levels and Curves
34. Card readers 43. Lighting: Shadows/highlights
35. Storing and archiving your digital files 44. Brightness & Contrast
36. Rotating images 45. Saturation & Hue
37. File / Image inf: meta data 46. Cloning –retouching
38. Photo manipulation software 47. Sharpening – unsharp mask
   

 

Quick links…

PDI Upload (members only)

 

VOTING TRIAL (members only)

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Photo Venues

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Our Noticeboard on the web

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Pixels Our Virtual Workshop

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