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Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Amersham Beyond Group
Topic: Amersham Beyond Group - 2nd April 2020
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Amersham Beyond Group - 2nd April 2020

Meetings for the remainder of the 2019/20 season have been cancelled due to the coronavirus situation. However the Challenges continue; MONTHLY CHALLENGES All Amersham Beyond Group Challenge images can be seen at Amersham Beyond Group on Flickr . For APS Members only this month's images are also ava...
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Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Amersham Beyond Group
Topic: Amersham Beyond Group - 5th March 2020
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Amersham Beyond Group - 5th March 2020

MONTHLY CHALLENGES All Amersham Beyond Group Challenge images can be seen at Amersham Beyond Group on Flickr . #9 PHOTO PAINTING This has been a very popular challenge. Nearly all submissions have resulted from applying the chosen photo painting app to the entire image. As part of any future experi...
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Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Amersham Beyond Group
Topic: Amersham Beyond Group - 6th Feb 2020
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Amersham Beyond Group - 6th Feb 2020

MONTHLY CHALLENGES #9 PHOTO PAINTING [/b] It is gratifying to see more than 100 photo paintings submitted over the last couple of months. It is certainly a quick and easy way to produce a difference image. Members might also try a more subtle use of the technique eg on a part only, such as the sky,...
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Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Amersham Beyond Group
Topic: Amersham Beyond Group - 2nd Jan 2020
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Amersham Beyond Group - 2nd Jan 2020

MONTHLY CHALLENGES #9 PHOTO PAINTING This challenge was either too easy or too much fun with over 90 images submitted! A range of photo painting tools and techniques were employed, some producing traditional effects like oils and watercolour and some definitely from the digital age. It was interest...
by spb
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Amersham Beyond Group
Topic: Amersham Beyond Group - 5th Dec. 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 565

Re: Amersham Beyond Group - 5th Dec. 2019

MORE PHOTO PAINTING APPS I have received a good report of the Painnt Pro Art app (Win/Mac £0 or subscription). The free version adds a watermark to the image but this could be edited if you don't want to pay a subscription. On a smartphone Prisma is a popular and dramatic filter which does not try t...
by spb
Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Amersham Beyond Group
Topic: Amersham Beyond Group - 5th Dec. 2019
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Amersham Beyond Group - 5th Dec. 2019

MONTHLY CHALLENGES #8 STILL LIFE About 60 excellent images were submitted for this challenge. Most members opted for an entirely in-camera approach but a pleasing number went off-piste with their choice of subject and treatment. No major technical traumas this month but lighting was, not surprising...
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Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Amersham Beyond Group
Topic: Amersham Beyond Group - 7th Nov. 2019
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Amersham Beyond Group - 7th Nov. 2019

MONTHLY CHALLENGES #7 PLAYING WITH PERSPECTIVE AND SCALE We had about 45 images submitted for this light-hearted challenge to begin the new season. There were a mixture of interpretations; straight photos which featured exaggerated perspective, images with photoshopped out-of-scale figures or anima...
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Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Amersham Beyond Group
Topic: Amersham Beyond Group - 3rd Oct. 2019
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Amersham Beyond Group - 3rd Oct. 2019

The intent and organisation of the Amersham Beyond Group is detailed in this FAQ . With some new members attending, we started with some background information; EQUIPMENT FOR DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY I have covered this extensively in previous meetings. See the following notes; Equipment Generally – Digi...
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Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Equipment, supplies & suppliers
Topic: Dedicated Photo Printers – Summer 2019
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Dedicated Photo Printers – Summer 2019

I have two Epson R3000 printers; one for matte and one for gloss papers. A third R3000 sits patiently on the shelf with donor card in hand. For historic reasons these are charged with inks from two different suppliers via two different refillable ink systems. Keeping them running is a bit of a trial...
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Thu May 09, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Amersham Beyond Group
Topic: Amersham Beyond Group - 8th May 2019
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Amersham Beyond Group - 8th May 2019

MONTHLY CHALLENGES Many thanks to APS member Martin Warner for presenting to us on the subject of the summer Challenge topic which will be… #6 PHOTOBOOK Guidelines; - any size - any subject - any layout - be creative, have fun with it… but – the presentation is as important as the content. Martin e...