Tutorials

Below are some pages that may be helpful to club members.

Mobile Devices

21/10/2018

Kevin's talk about mobile devices is now available. ...more

Preparing your Prints

16/02/2012

Notes on the Club's Competitions and preparing your prints for competition ...more

Preparing your digital images.

17/02/2012

This article helps you prepare images for digital projection and for the club website ...more

Competition Notes

21/09/2018

Notes from Fordingbridge Camera Club Internal Competition Secretary.
Presentation of images for Internal Competitions. ...more

Simple Print Mounting

15/01/2012

John Larry's Method ...more

Print Mounting

14/01/2012

Rex's Method ...more

A bit about Projection

26/01/2013

There is no such thing as a perfect projector ...more

How Bad is JPEG?

22/02/2013

JPEG is often criticised, is this correct? ...more

What is RAW?

10/02/2013

Should you use RAW? Is JPEG bad? ...more

The Rules of Composition

03/02/2016

Another take on composition ...more

A look at the Images of Norman Parkinson, from a club point of view

03/07/2017

This is motivated by an ironic look at photography critiquing on photographic forums that I have enjoyed. ...more

A Summary of Anne's talk about Composition

10/02/2013

Anne gave a talk in February to the club about composition which was well received, see the summary. ...more

Mono Conversion using PS and Silver Efex

20/02/2017

Based on a talk given at FCC in Feb 2017 ...more

A quick tutorial on layers. (PS or Elements)

17/08/2016

The provides a quick and easy method of understanding layers ...more

An Explanation of Pixels.

14/02/2014

This is to try and help with an explanation of Pixels and Pixels Per Inch (ppi) ...more

Focus & Motion Effects

06/02/2017

This is Kevin James' lecture on Focus & Motion effects. ...more

Histograms

03/02/2017

This was prepared a long time ago and I have just found it again. ...more

Filters

11/01/2013

Why fit a filter? ...more

Toning down distracting backgrounds

08/05/2014

Brian had an image where the judge commented that the background was distracting. Let's see what we can do ...more

Changing Format

27/09/2016

Have you got an image that you want to enter into a club PDI comp and it is the wrong format and it won't survive a crop? ...more

Sky Replacement

03/11/2013

Ann Cole's method of sky replacement ...more

Colour Popping in Ps

03/11/2013

Ann Cole's colour popping method ...more

Oversharpen Trick

03/11/2013

If you need to 'oversharpen' ...more

Highlight/Burnout trick

03/11/2013

Judges cannot control their eyes which automatically go to the bright white bits ...more

What is an Embedded Profile?

12/07/2016

This tutorial demonstrates the purpose of an embedded profile. ...more

What is Working Space?

09/07/2016

This is an explanation as to Working Space in Photoshop. ...more

A bit of information about Colour Management.

10/11/2012

This is to try and clarify what is really quite a difficult subject. ...more

Soft Proofing/Proof Colours

07/12/2014

Do you want to have a better idea what your print will look like before using a sheet of paper or waiting for the postman? ...more

Why use Adobe RGB?

30/11/2015

There is a perceived wisdom that Adobe RGB is for prints, this explores that idea. ...more

Why Adobe RGB should not be used for web posts

20/11/2015

Adobe RGB is not suitable for web posts, this shows why. ...more

Colour Management in a bit more depth.

03/02/2017

This is a presentation about colour management. ...more

A bit about Colour Depth and Bits!

04/02/2013

An explanation as to colour depth and a demonstration of 16 bit advantage over 8 bit ...more

Colour Train Check

22/12/2012

You have a workflow from camera to print, do you know if the colours are 'right'? ...more

Getting Exhibition Details

25/01/2013

Advice on where to find out about Exhibitions ...more

A Summary of Awards

17/12/2012

John Larry has been kind enough to explain how various awards can be achieved. ...more

Achieving your FIAP

05/06/2012

Some indication as to the process of getting your FIAP ...more