Members Blog

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In this section we hope that members will communicate any photographic news that they think others could benefit from. This could be news of forthcoming exhibitions, presentations or courses; photographic items for sale; recommended items of photographic gear; recent photographic experiences; camera techniques; processing hints; new photographic software. Anyone wishing to place an item in this section, simply e-mail the text and any images (optional) to me (
To obtain further information on any of the blog items simply click on the item title below or in the Index on the right or click the '...more' link at the end of each section below. To go to the websites click on the URL links provided within each item.



PhotoZY Digital Locker. ...more

GPS Website Images


These are the instructions for preparing your images for publishing on the Society website. ...more

Adobe Lightroom tutorials


In the first presentation of the new season Peter Kennedy gave a good introduction to the capabilities of Adobe Lightroom, a cheaper but very capable alternative to Adobe Photoshop. ...more

CEWE Photobooks at Jessops


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Create stylish photo books with CEWE Photobooks at Jessops. Whether you're after a smart wedding book or travel album, you can enjoy your memories beautifully presented for decades to come with our superior-quality, personalised photo books. ...more

Fotospeed Distribution


Photographic materials
Fotospeed was established in 1989 with the intention of manufacturing and distributing the highest quality darkroom photo chemistry and paper. With a respected reputation for quality and service, Fotospeed is now an established distribution company for worldwide market leading brands such as Hahnemuhle Fine Art Papers, Kaiser Photographic equipment, Herma Adhesives and Canson Infinity Papers. ...more

Instant JPEGs from RAW


Another free utility that allows you to convert individual or batches of images from RAW format to high quality jpegs. ...more



Freeware graphics editing and viewing software with a wealth of facilities. ...more



Photographic materials
Since 1999, PermaJet has been a manufacturer and supplier of the World's most comprehensive range of inkjet papers for all digital photographic printing applications and users - home printing photographers, professionals, commercial labs, artists, museums or education facilities. ...more

PhotoPapers Direct.


Photographic materials
Photo Papers Direct offer an enormous range of inkjet photographic paper and other media, inkjet and laser toner cartridges at competitive prices. Most professional papers are available - Epson, Canon, Ilford as well as less well known products. A discount is offered to club members by Photo Paper Direct, contact the club secretary for the order code before purchasing. ...more



Freeware graphics editing and presentation software from GOOGLE.
Picasa version (Sept 2014)

Resizing Images


Using image editor software to change the size and or resolution of your images. ...more



Mark images with a copyright image to prevent them from being copied. ...more

Zoom Lens Creep


When using zoom lenses, especially extra long zooms, and particularly when pointing the lens down at a subject, there is often a tendency for the lens barrel to “creep” or extend due to its own weight. ...more