The link you need to view your RAW Files
Then Download either the 64 bit or the 32 bit, depending on your system.The Club is affiliated to the The Photographic Alliance of Great Britain www.pagb-photography-uk.co.ukIf you would like to receive the monthly newsletter from the PAGB request it by emailing: email@example.comOur local union is the The Lancashire & Cheshire Photographic Union): www.lcpu.orgThe PAGB is affiliated to the world-wide organisation Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique(FIAP): www.fiap.netThe RPS (Royal Photographic Society) site: www.rps.org (eg click on a special interest group for portfolios) Photography Use local libraries (reference range in 770's - eg books by John Hedgecoe) and internet search engines (eg www.google.com) Examples of good books include Paul Hill - Approaching Photography; Mark Galer - Foundations for Art & Design - Guide to Creative Photography; Susan Sontag - On Photography Useful information available in websites such as
www.experience-seminars.co.uk and www.redeye.org.ukhttp://digital-photography-school.comwww.livingroom.org.au/photologwww.silberstudios.tv A website designed for landscape photographers, with free software to guide you regarding light conditions in a particular area - eg direction of sun and practicalities at what time (eg dawn): http://photoephemeris.com Useful information also in photography magazines eg Digital Photo (monthly) and Practical Photography, both of which use the same website: www.photoanswers.co.ukBritish Journal of Photography:www.bjp-online.comImage editing (in Photoshop) Again - use libraries and internet search engines (key in photoshop tutorials) eg www.ephotozine.com (Photoshop instruction & Gallery);Examples of good books include Scott Kelby - The Photoshop CS Book for Digital Photographers;
Tom Ang - Advanced Digital Photography Audio-visual presentations (slideshows) Many members use the software PTE (Pictures to Exe) - see the website www.wnsoft.com for updates, forums and advice See also www.beckhamdigital.co.ukPhotographers Use local libraries and internet search engines Probably the widest range of books in our region is at Manchester Central Reference Library (Arts Section) but at present this is closed for major refurbishment - check progress on this in due course at www.manchester.gov.uk Comprehensive website for photographers up to the middle of the 20th century: www.masters-of-photography.comA useful article by Christine Widdall on Plagiarism in photography, see the LCPU website (www.lcpu.org) under 'Downloads'
Printing of photographs Some members use a Manchester firm called DSCL for prints for club competitions: www.dscolourlabs.co.uk Another reliable firm is www.thewholepictureonline.co.uk
This firm is based in Burnley on Standish St. and are very good.
The law regarding taking photographs
in public places
The club has identification cards for club members, in light of several cases recently where photographers have been challenged in public places about taking photographs.
It is worth also noting that the Association of Chief Police Officers issued advice in 2010
There are no powers prohibiting the taking
of photographs, film
or digital images in
a public place.
of the public including press should not be prevented from doing so.
We need to cooperate with the media and amateur photographers. They play a vital role as their images help us identify community.
We must acknowledge that citizen journalism is a feature of modern life and police officers are now photographed and filmed more than ever.
Unnecessarily restricting photography, whether for the casual tourists or professional is not acceptable and it undermines public confidence in the
Once an image has
been recorded, the
police have no power to delete or confiscate it, without a court order.
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The images on this website are protected by copyright laws.
Copyright belongs to the individual photographers,
whose permission must be sought for use elsewhere.