Macro Photography

What is macro? True Macro, is photography at 1:1 magnification and greater. Anything less would be defined as “close-ups” rather than “macro” but for now the term macro will also include close-ups which are not quite 1:1 (or life size). There are quite a few different ways and methods of acheiving this which involve different … Continue reading Macro Photography

Creating a Photography Blog

Anyone into Photography as a hobby is sure to have a computer full of interesting pictures but how often do you share your pictures outside the club ? The ones we do show tend to be our “hopefully” winning pictures but some of the most interesting pictures are ones that we capture in our day … Continue reading Creating a Photography Blog

Annual Digital Competition 2014

Club Class Digitally Presented Images Advanced Class Photojournalism Advanced Class Portrait Advanced Class Nature Advanced Class Creative Advanced Class Monochrome Advanced Class General

Aerial Photography

I have been very lucky to have been able to take some early evening Aerial Photography which is something we don’t often see in the Photography competitions. Aerial Photography generally means that it is a photograph that has been taken at some elevation by either Kite, Balloon or plane – my choice was a Cherokee 4 seater … Continue reading Aerial Photography

Create a Panorama

Learn how to create a Panoramic photograph in this 15 minute video by Mike Dickinson of Accrington CC, using local views of the area. It’s a comprehensive video, covering the equipment and set-up, taking the shots themselves, processing them digitally and getting the result printed. It incudes a number of interesting tips and suggestions – … Continue reading Create a Panorama


Photography Basics for Beginners – What is Aperture? Photography Basics for Beginners – Understanding Shutter Speeds Adobe Photoshop Lightroom – Starting out with Lightroom 5 Terry White shares with us the 10 essential steps to getting started

Free Photography Editing Software

There is quite a selection of photography editing software available on the Market which varies in usability and price. I would like to tell you about the GIMP which is a FREE distributed piece of software perfect for editing your photographs. Here are a few video tutorials on the software but there are plenty of tutorials … Continue reading Free Photography Editing Software

Sports Photography

We are members within Bury Photographic Society who have  special interest in sport. We are always looking to extend the sports we cover. Our aim is to get to get good pictures that we can enter in our internal club competitions. We are all good amateur photographers. We do not post our pictures online unless … Continue reading Sports Photography