Salthill Quarry Geology Trail

Last Monday 9 June the club Summer event was at Salthill Quarry Nature Reserve and Geology Trail. The event was well attended and several members had a go at macro and nature photography. The task was made both easy and hard by the fact that the people responsible for the reserve have marked all the […]

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Helmshore Textile Museum

Last Sunday, 23 March the club held its most recent outside activity. Many thanks to our Activities Coordinator Barry Noon who organised yet another excellent outing this time to Helmshore Textile Museum. A large number of members made the trip an everyone found it interesting and enjoyable. I hope the photos looked as good on […]

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Projects

Last night I talked about shooting photo-essays.Taking images for an essay is very different than making photographs for competition.  Although the technical aspects are important they shouldn’t be the overall concern.  The most important aspect of photo-essay ‘writing’ is the story which is being told.  That being said the set of photographs should be of […]

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Projects and Books

Last night Lee Johnson gave a presentation on projects and photo essays. If you want to change your approach to photography from making isolated images to a series in essay form then perhaps the best way is to look at Photobooks. One of the finest to start with is “The Americans” which was revolutionary when […]

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