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Johnny Creedon Nature Competition & two 5 minutes

It was time for Mike Brown to once again don his judging hat and consider the entries in this year’s Johnny Creedon Nature Photographer of the Year competition. And for the second year in a row Nicholas came out on top, this time with his photo of a snail. Congratulations!

Nicholas’ winning image in the Johnny Creedon Nature Photographer of the Year competition, 2017

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Tom recounts his Japan trip

Tom shows us where in Japan the workshop was held

Earlier this year Tom joined up with local professional photographer, Rohan Reilly for a workshop on long-exposure photography, the location, Japan! Tom has been on several workshops with Rohan and has enjoyed them tremendously hence the desire to repeat the experience but in a different location. Japan with its beautiful scenery and iconic religious temples makes for an ideal subject for those interested in creating long-exposure images. Continue reading Tom recounts his Japan trip

Portrait Challenge

The focus of this week’s meeting (pun intended) was to take a look at portrait photography and how we might make use of natural and artificial light. Members had been asked to take two portraits, one under each of the two lighting conditions, and we were to look at these and discuss the technicalities and merits of the photos.

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