Meets: 2nd Friday PM.
Location: Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham BB12 8JH
Group Leader: Peter Hartley
As the name says we are a group that has a love of photography, month to month we explore various themes and projects. A project will be presented to the group with advise and ideas of how best to approach the subject in hand usually with a talk and a visual demonstration.
During subsequent meetings we will look at our work on the theme set and discuss the merits and possible improvements in a constructive way, hopefully helping to improve our techniques and composition of the images.
From time to time a demonstration on editing digital photos is given showing that small changes can make big improvements
We also show short films on the work of the great photographers, giving us an insight as to what can be achieved.
The ability of the group is wide ranging from the beginner to the more experienced. As many of you will know we have given slide show presentations at general meetings also demonstrated our work with the Christmas display and Calendar.
Photography is a wonderful medium of art and memories that anyone can participate in and you don’t need expensive cameras and equipment to enjoy the hobby.
We always welcome new members with help and advise when requested following the U3a mantra of learning and improvement, so why not come along and explore the world of Photography with us you won’t be disappointed.
This months project was lighting effects, this picture was taken by Eileen Heywood as part of this project.
The picture demonstrates the effect of against the light shooting creating interesting shadows and highlights produced by the chair.Every month the photography group has a different project to test our creativity, Eileen has met this criteria well this month.
Watch a video of the groups work.
You can also see some of the groups work on our Flickr site or see below.
The next meeting will be on Friday 10th April at 2:00 pm in the Hameldon Room at the Unity Centre. Our topic will be “Fences and Walls” (you can include Gates, too). For more information contact Peter Hartley or Stuart Chattle, or just come along to our meeting.
Examples of the groups work are displayed below.