Programme

Wed 19 Aug 2020 - A Life Less Ordinary: Margaret Soraya

7:00pm
"A life less ordinary: my journey to living a life travelling solo through the Scottish isles with my photography career”
I started my photographic career 15 years ago as a wedding photographer. I am now best known for capturing the essence of wild, remote places such as the Outer Hebrides and Loch Ness.  Eight years ago, I transformed my life after years of suppressing what I really love - landscape photography.
I travel continuously through the Highlands, the Scottish Islands and beyond, weaving a love of...
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Mon 24 Aug 2020 - Why I switched from DSLR to mirrorless - Robert Pugh

7:00pm

The following lecture is being organised and sponsored by Wakefield Camera Club. Full details to be supplied later.

Talk Wording: The first presentation of the evening is about Robert Pugh's photography and use of Sony mirrorless cameras, explaining the technological advancements and innovations in Sony Full Frame mirrorless cameras and how these have improved his photographic workflow. Robert will also cover the settings he uses and his approach to capturing the moment.

The second presentation will feature Robert's work...

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Sat 12 Sep 2020 - Cancelled Coronavirus - Field event-Saltwick Bay/Whitby

10:00am

All Day – Tide dependent details to be advised

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Wed 16 Sep 2020 - Finding Beauty in Nature - Chris Upton

7:00pm

FINDING THE BEAUTY IN NATURE

In this talk Chris demonstrate how to best capture the beauty of the landscape and the world around us. He shoots a variety of styles, from the wide sweeping vistas to the more intimate details of the landscape. Packed with advice for getting the most out of a shoot, from the way he plans it to seeking out the best light and constructing  his compositions.

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Mon 21 Sep 2020 - Macro and Garden Photography - Steven Hedges

7:00pm

This lecture is being organised and sponsored by Wakefield Camera Club - Further joing instructions when supplied.

This talk starts with how to photograph people’s gardens at their best. Looking at composition, the use of light and colour and the best photography techniques for garden photography. The second part of the talk concentrates on close-up and macro photography. What are the best techniques to use and what equipment do you need for this type of photography? In fact for close-up photography generally no extra equipment is needed. The thing about this type of...

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Thu 1 Oct 2020 - Wildlife Photography Part 1 - Tracy Lund

7:00pm

The Talk will cover wildlife images from Japan, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Camargue, Captive and UK. Tracy's philosophy is :

“Photographing Wildlife is an adventure but most of all a privilege - I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list”

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Thu 15 Oct 2020 - Open Competition 1 - Judged by Erica Oram

7:00pm

This will be the first Competition of the Autumn season.   The competition will be open category and will include improvers.  The competition wil be judged via Zoom on the night.

The closing date for enteries will be 16 September 2020

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Mon 26 Oct 2020 - Camera Raw - Terry Hewitt

7:00pm

This lecture is being organised and sponsored by Wakefield Camera Club - joining details to follow when supplied

This talk will explain Camera RAW and Adobe DNG covering what they mean, their advantages and disadvantages, workflow, and  non-destructive image editing.  It will demonstrate workflow with Adobe Camera RAW in Bridge, Photoshop and Lightroom.

The presentation includes both talk and interactive demonstrations of software appropriate to photographers, and are presented in a language that photographers can understand. (No IT jargon!)

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Thu 29 Oct 2020 - Urban and Street Photography - Jerry Webb

7:00pm
Urban and Street Photography
The Urban and Street Photography dwells mainly on street images taken in different types of public places, but also including some structural and architectural photography as well, largely monochrome and shot in Brighton, London and France, contrasty and dramatic pictures and a few unconventional images as well - from over-exposure, blown out images and unusual framing to exploiting lens flare, noise and blurry portraits.
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Thu 12 Nov 2020 - Open Competition 2 - Judge to be arranged

7:00pm

This will be the second Competition of the Autumn season.   The competition will be open category and will include improvers.  

The closing date for menteries will be 15 October 2020

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Thu 26 Nov 2020 - Chasing the Lights - Simon Van-Orden

7:00pm

"Chasing the lighgts" gives an insight into the natural phenomenon of the Northern Lights, with images , personal anecdotes and advice on photographic technique to capture them. This presentation is based on the knowledge Simon has developed over the years whilst pursuing this pasion.

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Thu 10 Dec 2020 - Open Competition - Judge to be arranged

7:00pm

This will be the third Competition of the Autumn season.   The competition will be open category and will include improvers.   

The closing date for menteries will be 12 November 2020

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Thu 7 Jan 2021 - Opening Night

7:00pm
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