Clocks Go Back – Photographers Get Set To Capture The Hour

On Sunday 25th October the clocks go back and we will gain an extra hour, lets capture ‘The Hour’ as a snapshot in time.

On Sunday as British Summer Time ends, choose any hour capture some photos and post them to our IWDIG Facebook Page Link For those photographers without a Facebook  account, capture some images from your chosen hour and send your images via email to IWDIG. Continue reading

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:

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

Isle of Wight Stargazers: Star Count 2013

Isle of Wight Stargazers are being asked to count the number of stars they can see (with the naked eye) within the constellation of Orion.

The national Star Count (clear skies permitting) will take place between Friday 8th February – Monday 18th February.

Everyone who joins in will have a chance to win a fantastic telescope or one of ten copies of the Stargazers’ Almanac.

How to take part in Star Count 2013:


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Photo Walkers Invited to Show and Tell


Everyone who took part in the Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group Worldwide Photo Walk or October Mystery Walk is invited to a special digital screening on Wednesday, 7th November.

Event will take place: 7.30 -9.30 pm at Dimbola Photographic Museum & Galleries, Terrace Lane, Freshwater Bay. PO40 9QE.

If you would like to attend or submit images for screening (resized images must be 1620×1080 @72dpi max on longest side) please email

Please RSVP and Submit Images by 6th November.


Adobe Stages Free Online Creative Week

In July, Adobe will be staging a free online event.  Billed as ‘Creative Week’  specific events will be broadcast live over five days  from 9th-13th July and will involve key figures from the creative world.

The week will be packed with ‘lively interactive debates, creative challenges and exclusive events’. Continue reading

Photo Walk Through Electric Woods (Competition)

A majority Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Goup (IWDIG) contingent had an enjoyable photo walk last Thursday through Robin Hill’s Electric Woods.

It was a great evening, enjoyed by all who wandered and photographed the magic illuminated woodland at twilight. It was such a popular experience we have since discovered a few of our photographers visited on separate occasions throughout the event duration.

Now begins the task of sorting through those images for the Electric Woods Blazing June photo competition which closes later this month.

Read more on this competition click here

Please Note: All Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Goup photographers should now have details of the photo competition entry requirements.  If not you can contact admin above.

IWDIG Support ‘National Photography Month’ June 2012

The UK will hold its first ever National Photography Month (NPM) throughout June 2012. This nationwide initiative will be a celebration of the importance of photography in our daily lives and help the public understand and appreciate the importance of photography as a medium to ‘capture and keep’ their treasured memories and life’s most important moments.

The Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group will be taking part in National Photography Month by creating a gallery on our Isle of Wight Photo Agency website  and IWDIG photographers will be encouraged to upload images taken on the Island throughout the month of June to support the NPM ethos ‘capture and keep’. Continue reading

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