Month: April 2016

May’s Monthly Theme is Warm

We’ve decided to remove the restriction on when your ‘Warm’ themed photographs were taken so browse your archives and for your warm photos and share them with other members. Upload as many as you wish to May’s Monthly theme in your Forum. If anyone wants to see Ian’s document on uploading images to a post, please follow this link:-Ian’s document on…

Final meeting of the 2015-16 season

The Roaches Workshop Recently Paul Hill led a group of members on a visit to the Roaches in Staffordshire for a landscape workshop. This evening we saw a slideshow which Peter Robinson had compiled of some of the photographs taken. It was beautifully done, showing off the variety and quality of the work while illustrating Paul’s talk about the event.…

Paul Hill’s Landscape Photography Workshop

When Paul kindly offered members of CPS a landscape workshop on the Roaches several of of immediately jumped at the chance. We were rewarded with and enjoyable and education evening during the golden hour. At ‘base camp’ Paul explained what to look out for compositionally when finding a suitable landscape. He also taught us about the quality of light explaining…

Portrait Competitions – 7 April 2016

The Maurice Ashwin Trophy for portraits is a print competition which has been with us for many years now but declining entries threatened its continuation a little while back and a PDI (Projected Digital Image) portrait competition was proposed. The projection competition became the Howard Edwards Trophy when Tom and Mary Seaton donated a trophy in memory of Howard, a…

Members Evening 31 March 2016

If you want to photograph something that has been pictured a million times before, and make it matter, you need to bring all your skills to bear. Peter Robinson has done just  that with this shot of the Grand Canal. On the big screen in looked very impressive; it is against the light, but this has enhanced the detail on…

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