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Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group

IWDIG

 

 

Aims to support and encourage everyone involved in digital imaging and photography whether practised as a creative, leisure or professional activity…

The IWDIG meets every Wednesday 7:30 – 9:30 pm at Dimbola Museum & Galleries, Terrace Lane, Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, PO40 9QE. For further information please contact us through this website..

 

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Isle of Wight Photographers Join 6th Annual Worldwide Photo Walk

Calling Isle of Wight Photographers, would you like to join over 20,500 photographers on 5th October for the 3rd annual worldwide photo walk on the Isle of Wight?

Photography enthusiasts with any form of imaging equipment be it point and shoot, compact, DSLR or mobile phone are invited to have some FREE photographic fun around the Town and surrounding area of Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.

Isle of Wight Photographers will be taking part in what has been described as the “Largest Global Social Event for Photographers”.

The Photo walk is a great opportunity for photographers of any ability to socialise, learn and share tips on this annual event, which is now in its sixth year.

Isle of Wight photographers for the 4th time will join with locations all over the world in participating in a photo walk from 11am to 2pm on Saturday October 5th, led by professional photographer and tutor Gary Early. Continue reading

IWDIG Disco Inferno at Dimbola

On Wednesday we had an introductory ‘painting with light’ session at Dimbola with  20+ taking part to learn the basics.

Painting with light is a photographic technique that involves long exposures and the movement of light, using flashlights or other transient light sources. It is a fascinating technique and a fun way to get everyone involved without having to step out into the cold. 

Mike Thomas provided the basic theory to a somewhat bewildered group, and then as if by magic everyone got the bug and went around finding little dark spaces to practice in.

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IWDIG Fujifilm X10 Review

Fujifilm X-10 

Before we start this review a special thanks to both Fujifilm and their PR company for the loan of the camera. Although there are already many reviews online we thought that a slightly different approach would be useful. As pretty much all of the technical aspects of the camera have been covered we have chosen to review this camera and all future equipment reviews purely from the perspective of the photographer when taking photographs.

We have put together a small review team that may vary from time to time, with photographers from different backgrounds and hope that this will provide the reader with a better idea of whether this camera is for them.

So let’s get this review rolling.

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Fujifilm announces interchangeable lens X-Pro1

Fuji x-Pro1New for 2012 this could be something that photographers everywhere have been waiting for. Read on for full specifications and we would be pleased to hear your thoughts and comments.

Featuring the new X-Trans CMOS sensor™ and an original FUJIFILM X-Mount and a brand new X lens mount, Hybrid Multi Viewfinder and three prime lenses.

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Isle of Wight Photography In Focus Every Week

As camera clubs closed their doors for the summer break the Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group (IWDIG) continue to keep the Island Photographic Community focused 50 weeks a year.

If you live on the Isle of Wight and have an interest in photography, where can you pick up the latest photography news, equipment reviews, photography techniques, practical events and qualified tuition?

If you’re focused on photography, set your summer sights on the IWDIG. Continue reading

Nikon Filed Patent Infringement Against Sigma

Nikon is seeking an injunction against Sigma, as well as multi-million pound damages, for alleged patent infringement of its vibration reduction technology used in interchangeable lenses.

Nikon has invested considerable resources in the form of research and development over a period of many years. Such investments have created intellectual property that are important business assets of Nikon and have enabled Nikon to continuously provide the products and services that satisfy its customers Continue reading

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