This week members and guests gathered round their screens for week three of the Summer Workshops. In the first of two weeks, Jane Lazenby used Photoshop to work magic before our very eyes. The key subject covered included textures, Topaz, multi layered masking, inverting masks, changing texture colours and working in creative ways …

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Members gathered around their screens to spend the evening with John Gardener, a long standing member and Professional Photographer. For the first half of the evening John shared his Lockdown Images. John is a keen gardener and has captured some delightful images of the shrubs and flowers but if you look closer John …

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What a treat! Our very own Jane Lazenby provided a fantastic evening of entertainment and education with her talk about ‘Working with Textures’. Jane started by explaining that whilst you can buy textures you can soon learn how easy it is to make your own, they are photographs of just about anything that …

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On Monday Night Wakefield Camera Club hosted a quiz on Zoom. Many thanks to Steve for organising a 20 question photographic quiz with the questions clearly displayed on a Zoom screen share, it worked really well and was great fun. Following the quiz, there was a treat where David demonstrated using multiple images …

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Professional Processing Perfection For me and a lot of our membership, John’s Technical Evenings are an annual highlight. Despite some IT niggles, John clearly explained his processing philosophy and practice. As a highly successful professional, his workflow and post processing are based on a need for speed. Changes to his favourite software, have seen John move over to Lightroom as …

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Monday 29th April saw a fascinating evening with two presentations from Professor Terry Hewitt. His work specialism is scientific computing  and supercomputers but he is also passionate about photography and it was in this field he visited the club to inform everyone about colour management from camera through to printer in his first …

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