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Photographic Studio Lighting Courses On Wight

Studio Workshop Isle of Wight Photography Workshops.The IWDIG provide training in all aspects of digital photography and our Studio Lighting Courses as photographers have already attended come highly recommended…

Just wanted to thank Gary and the Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group for the most excellent photographic studio workshop last week-end at Dimbola.

The course was great, I learnt a lot and was impressed by how professional both the trainer and model were. I’m looking forward to a refresher course later in the year, thanks.

If you’ve always wanted to try studio photography, learn about lighting or just take the chance to shoot a professional model why not give one of these courses a go.

All studio courses are equipped with the latest Elinchrom computer controlled lighting systems.

 

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Worldwide Photo Walk 2015 Wight Winner Show & Tell

WWPW 2015 winner
Thanks to all who took part in the recent Worldwide Photo Walk on Wight.
Congratulations to Ian Johnston whose photo  (right) was chosen to be the best on our annual photo walk.
We are pleased to invite anyone with an interest to join us on Wednesday evening (21st October 2015) at Dimbola to view a wide selection of images that were taken during the day on the photo walk.
The weather was good and the event with over 25 photographers not forgetting our four legged friends attended.

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Taking Photos Under Attack By European Parliament

Isle of Wight Photo of the Year. Hot Off the Press Advertising.  Image Created for IWDIG.The European Parliament might destroy photography on 9 July 2015.

The Freedom of taking photos in public places is under attack. Until now, in most countries in Europe you were safe to take and publish photographs that are taken from public ground – This is called Freedom of Panorama. To find out what this is all about and to sign the petition please follow this link:

http://www.change.org/p/european-parliament-save-the-freedom-of-photography

Please read and we’re sure you’ll support the petition, thank you.

IWDIG: BBC Radio Solent Focus On Photography

I’m sure at one time or another we’ve all been told to ‘get a life’, well for (Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group) photographer and tutor Gary Early this came fairly close yesterday as he chatted to  BBC Radio Solent Presenter Neil Sackley for his ‘Get a Life’ radio programme.

Neil’s radio slot aims to provide listeners with an insight into various careers and hobbies along with a mixture of reviews and previews from the world of the arts and culture. Continue reading

Jimi Hendrix’s 70th Birthday

Rock star guitarist Jimi Hendrix, who died 42 years ago aged 27, would have been celebrating his 70th birthday today had he lived. 

As the Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group share space with his iconic statue we felt a birthday mention was in order.

The statue forms a gateway to the permanent exhibition of past and future Isle of Wight music festivals.

This life-size bronze statue (pictured) of Jimi Hendrix stands outside the home of a pioneering Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron. Sculpted by John Swindells, it was commissioned by John Giddings, a Dimbola trustee and promoter of the Isle of Wight festival.

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IWDIG Win Best in Britain Celebrated Photographer Award 2012

The Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group has put the Isle of Wight on the Great British Map by winning the Best in Britain Celebrated Photographer Award 2012.

IWDIG Photographers were nominated last year for the Great Exhibition Awards 2012, as part of a nationwide competition to highlight the country’s best.

“Having accrued 220 votes, we not only topped the poll for photography in the South East region but for the entire UK.”

“Its great to have recognition for so many of our enthusiastic photographers.”

Other notable winners in the Great Exhibition Awards (Love Britain Online) 2012:

The Isle of Wight won (Region) Best In Britain Resort and Bestival won (Unsung) Best In Britain Community Activity in the South East.

The IWDIG est 2004, meet every Wednesday at Dimbola Lodge the former home of renowned Victorian Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron in Freshwater.

 

Isle of Wight Photographers in Best of Great Britain Awards

Some good news for the Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group during National Photography Month…   we now have over 200 votes in the Greats of Great Britain: Great Exhibition Awards 2012.

Today we noticed with 206 votes that the IWDIG is currently top, in first place, in the Celebrate in Great Britain: Best in Britain 2012 Photographer Category.

The official title and category we could win, in the Great Exhibition Awards 2012, is Best in Britain Photographer.

Rest assured a poster in celebration of our wonderous accolade is now winging its way out in print.  Continue reading

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