Resources

BASIC CAMERA OPERATION: If you are new to photography, or just getting into digital cameras for the first time, this article by Greg Dean is ESSENTIAL READING.

RESIZING IMAGES FOR MONITOR OR TV: Do you need to resize your image to predetermined pixel dimensions? Read on….

CONVERTING COLOUR IMAGES TO BLACK AND WHITE: There are many ways to convert colour images to black and white. One way is using Hue/Saturation. Give it a try.

THE CROP TOOL: To recompose, straighten, correct perspective, or add more canvas to your image, check out The Crop Tool in your digital editing program.

SHARPENING IMAGES: Here are some suggested settings for sharpening your images using the “Unsharp Mask” filter in your digital editing program.

PHOTOGRAPHIC RULE BREAKING:Do you feel like expanding your photographic “comfort zone” and shooting “outside the box”? Check this out.

GUIDELINES FOR JUDGES: Did you ever wonder what image evaluation is all about? Read these guidelines for the fundamentals.

ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY GUIDELINES: If you want to get the best results when shooting the stars, follow these guidelines compiled by Greg Dean.

PEOPLE PICTURES and GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY:Please click on these links for helpful notes on these two topics by Greg Dean.  

Lightroom Develop Module: A summary of a presentation by Bill Locke.

Exposure Triangle: A diagram outlining the relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO from a presentation by Marty Marchyshyn.

Creating a Slideshow in Lightroom: An outline of how to create a simple slideshow in Lightroom by Joan Dolson.

Enhanced Slideshow in Lightroom: An outline of how to create an enhanced slideshow in Lightroom by Joan Dolson. Here is the resulting enhanced slideshow video and the same slideshow exported as pdf.

Portraiture: An overview of portraiture by Carly Slater focussing on framing, headroom and leading room, angles, groups, lens choice and equipment tips and tricks.

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