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Whitwick & District U3A

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Monday, 25 March 2019

Monday, 25 Mar 2019

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Whitwick & District U3A - Digital Photography Group

Objective

To show members how to deal with all aspects of digital photography, from taking pictures, putting them onto a computer, sorting them into files and folders, backing them up, to improving them through various editing techniques. The group also looks at printing and scanning and an introduction to creating slideshows and DVDs.

Members may also be interested in the Creating DVDs group.

Venue

Thringstone Methodist Hall

Timing

Mornings at 10am.

Next Meeting

Thu Mar 21st We will continue to look at PhotoScape and some more of the editing features available.

The planned schedule for the rest of 2019 is as follows - (ADDED)

April 18th and May 16th - two virtually identical sessions taking a brief look at camera controls and storage media, and an introduction to Photo Books in preparation for June's meeting.

June 20th - a full look at creating your own Photo Books.

July 18th - Picture taking - including composition, point of view and the use of flash.

August 15th - Portraits - let's have a go at taking pictures of ourselves.

September 19th - Outdoors - an outdoor session to take our own pictures.

October 17th - Videos - an introduction to taking and editing videos.

November 21st - Folders and files - organising pictures on your computer and backing up.

December 19th - Scanning and printing - a look at basic printing and scanning those paper photos and slides.

Contact

David Harms at digital  at whitwicku3a dot org dot uk

Some recent photos

2017 - May's meeting

Below is a selection of pictures taken by the members who went on the outdoor session in May to Calke Abbey Estate and Gardens.





    




    

    



2016 - November's meeting

Owen demonstrated how to take "liquid photographs", with some of the fascinating results below









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