UPCOMING MEETINGS…    Welcome to our weekly Zoom Programme
Meetings open from 7:00 for 7:30 start
(Programme subject to change)

4th June: Z7___  PDI of the Year Competition with guest judge.  
     NOTE: This was postponed from last week. Entries are now closed.
Zoom Challenge #6 DEADLINE (In my garden) is Noon, 4th June

11th June: Z8___ Special Guest Speaker – Joe Houghton “Street Photography”
Joe’s work has been featured in many international publications, books, and by the Royal Photographic Society and the Photographic Society of South Africa.  He is also a Getty images contributor.

https://www.houghtonphoto.com/

18th June: Z9___ Leo Rich: “The Idle Rich Rambles on”
Leo Rich joined his first camera club over forty years ago and has amassed a considerable expertise both as a photographer and judge at home and abroad. He is also a past president of the PAGB to which our club is affiliated.
Zoom Challenge #7 DEADLINE (Something to make us smile) Noon 18th June

25th June: Z10___ AGM, Prize Giving plus…  TBA!

All meetings at 7:00 for 7:30 start.  Meetings usually last for 1~2 hours with short break just before 8pm (stay logged in!).  Watch for details on posts below and changes by email.  

Log-in details for Zoom meetings will be emailed to members one or two days ahead so please check you have these to hand on each Thursday.

POTENTIAL NEW MEMBERS…
If you think you might be interested in joining our friendly club, please contact us by email, phone or web form now.  We can then include you in our plans.  We cater for all levels – beginners to very advanced/professional.

All  physical meetings have been cancelled.  Our new 2020-2021 season traditionally starts in September each year but may be later.

  info@shaftesburycameraclub.org.uk or contact us

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

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Shaftesbury’s future radio station is already online
Daily podcasts during the COVID-19 crisis.

thisisalfred.com/update — latest local information –
community support, shops, etc.

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 & Print Entries (members only)
for Prints and/or PDIs

Download Zoom Client

Video, Audio-Video or Presentation files

Affinity Photo Notes

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