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Whitwick & District U3A

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Thursday, 21 November 2019

Thursday, 21 Nov 2019

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Whitwick & District U3A - Digital Photography Group


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.


Thringstone Methodist Hall


Mornings at 10am.

Next Meeting

Thu Nov 21st We will continue to look at slide shows. Those of you who were not at the last meeting please bring along your "transport" pictures.

The planned schedule for 2019 is as follows -

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 - Outdoors - see above.

September 19th - Indoor Portraits.

October 17th - Making slide shows of your pictures, with music.

November 21st - A continuation of looking at slide shows, using a different app.

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


David Harms at digital  at whitwicku3a dot org dot uk

Some recent photos

2019 - June

Below are just some of the pictures taken by the Digital Photography Group members, with the subject of "FOOD".

Tortoise eating a grape

Pieces of pasta arranged as the letters of food

A lerge number of eggs on a stand

A selection of pastries

View of a cutlery drawer

Apizza with additional veg arranged to form a face

Three peppers in a line

Various chinese dishes in bowls set on stacks of boxes

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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