CategoryPhotography Tutorials

Get the Picture During Itea and Biscuits

Discover the benefits of digital photography on the Isle of Wight during Age UK Itea and Biscuits Week 2011.   The annual event aims to bring together a range of organisations to promote and celebrate the benefits of digital inclusion for people in later life.

Learn more about digital photography in a  free taster session on 21st September at Dimbola Lodge courtesy of the Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group.

Whether you’re new to photography or just want to find out more we provide perfect opportunities every week throughout the year for people to learn alongside their peers in a supportive environment.  Continue reading

Nature Masterclass For IWDIG Photographer

Isle of Wight Photographer Colin Haygarth was recently invited to spend a day photographing Nature & Wildlife in an Amateur Photographer Magazine Masterclass.

Colin who has a great passion in Natural History and Wildlife photography produces some stunning work which often graces the pages of  Isle of Wight News Magazine Island Pulse.  

In this Masterclass, wildlife photographer Paul Hobson showed a group of Amateur Photographer’s visiting London, how to achieve eye-catching nature and wildlife images.

Colin as pictured in the frame at Dimbola. Continue reading

Photoshop Techniques With Gary Early

Gary introduced this talk by outlining the areas that he was going to cover that evening which included Photoshop and Lightroom hints and tips. His experience in both programmes enables him to tailor these to an audience of mixed photographic abilities and this always ensures him a welcome reception. Continue reading

United Colours Of Autumn

For photographers struggling with the IWDIG Autumn Image task, we discovered some photoshop tutorials and videos, that could give your pictures the edge.

There’s plenty of photo opportunities to be had in autumn as landscapes come alive with oranges, reds and yellows. One problem arises at this time of year, as exposure can be a problem caused by the low sun.

Simply click on the video tutorial links below to learn how to boost the colours in your autumn photos without oversaturating the whole image. Continue reading

How To Take Stunning Pictures On TV

Top photographers including Martin Parr, Tim Flach, Bob Martin and Charlie Waite to appear in new photography series hosted by The Gadget Show’s Suzi Perry.

A new series of photography instruction shows will start next week on Channel 5.  The show will see the world’s top photographers teach amateurs the tricks of their trade. Each covering a different theme, portrait, action, celebration, landscape, holidays and animals.

How To Take Stunning Pictures starts on Tuesday, 14th September at 7.30pm.

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Evaluating Photographs and HDR

Photographs are made rather than taken. In other words images are created by the photographer through the lens and in the darkroom – or the lightroom – by several stages of evaluation.

This was the basis of Gary Early’s session of Evaluating Photographs and HDR. Continue reading

Lightroom 3 Introduction Photography Tips

Once again the club room was packed for Gary Early’s session, with over 30 members armed with their cameras ready to listen and learn, and to shoot questions. Continue reading

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