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Joe Cornish talks Antarctica Reflections

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Joe Cornish – “Antarctica Reflections”

The Photography Show Talk:  Saturday 3-3.45pm

Hidden from sight at the bottom of the world lies a huge continent, still largely undiscovered. Its coastal fringes are home to the occasional scientific base, and millions of penguins; but its vast interior expanses are empty, of people and most recognisable life forms. It is costly to visit, and those that do will only see a microscopic fragment of what is there. Indeed, the majority who visit Antarctica will not even reach the Antarctic Circle! Yet a journey here can be life-changing, such is the impact of the scenery and wildlife that may be encountered. I have been fortunate enough to have visited three times, and during the last trip our route took us via South Georgia as well. The best way to imagine South Georgia is to think of a chunk of the steepest and most precipitous Andean peaks partly-drowned in the middle of the Southern Ocean.

Joe Cornish Montage

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David Ward on Making Intimate & Abstracted Landscapes

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David Ward – “Making Intimate and Abstracted Landscapes”

The Photography Show Talk: Tuesday 3-3.45pm


Over the last twenty years or so I’ve concentrated on photographing details in the landscape rather than the big vista.

Shooting what Minor White called “intimate landscapes” increases the chances for making an image in two different ways; it provides both an increase in useable light and an increase in available subjects. The intimate approach helps to move the image beyond the illustrative into the abstract, leaving room for the viewer and helping to make your photos more emotive and more personal than the straightforwardly illustrative vista. Continue reading

NEW LEE Filters Neutral Density Graduated Filters

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NEW LEE Filters Neutral Density Graduated Filters

All LEE Filters Neutral Density grads are made by hand, using technology that ensures the line of transition between the coated and clear areas of the filter is extremely precise. As a result, LEE Filters have been able to expand their range of ND grads available to photographers using the Seven5, 100mm and SW150 filter systems.

Available for the Sev5n (Medium Grad only), 100 and SW150 Series .
In densities 0.3/0.45/0.6/0.75/0.9 AND 1.2 Continue reading

Long Exposure Images: Doug Chinnery Explains More…….

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Doug Chinnery – “Filters & Long Exposure”

The Photography Show Talk: Monday 12-12.45pm, Tuesday 12-12.45pm

Have you used a ten stop neutral density filter during the day and yet only managed to get exposure times of five or ten seconds and wondered what you are doing wrong?

If the answer to any of these questions is ‘Yes!’, then I can help you.

When you look at images like the one above, with flat ethereal water and streaking clouds (you are seeing the effect of several minutes of time passing on a scene. Continue reading