Author Archives: Derek Chambers

New Documents Added To BLPG Website

Two new documents, both by Niel Bennett and both in pdf form, have been added to the BLPG website under the tab Members Area > Helpful Information for Members. The first is on Long Exposure Photography and is filled with … Continue reading

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Too Much Time On Your Hand? Here:

Follow this link and do what she says: https://hackingphotography.com/fun-with-multiple-exposures/ Note that the multiple exposures are just a series of single shots for each of which you move the camera just a little bit.  Got a barn nearby, or an old … Continue reading

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The Treasures of the Rijksmuseum

Do you use textures or overlays in your photo editing?  If so, you might be interested to know that Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum allows you to download and edit images any of thousands of objects (paintings, sculptures, drawings, furniture, clothing …). And … Continue reading

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A Timely Reminder

Is your camera smart enough to automatically adjust for the move from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time?  It is worth checking. Look into the menu system and find the time setting entries.  There should be a mention of Daylight … Continue reading

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Lightroom Lost My Pictures!!!

How many times have you cursed Lightroom for losing your photos? Anthony Morganti has the solution: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwHKHGY_d-c  

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Running a Mac of some sort? Don’t upgrade to Catalina just yet!

Here’s an article from PetaPixel that you might want to pay attention to if you work with Macs of any flavour. https://petapixel.com/2019/10/08/dont-update-to-macos-catalina-yet-if-you-use-photoshop-or-lightroom/

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And The Winners Are …

The favourite photos, as selected by members of the Bridge Lake Photo Group, from the 2019 Photo Scavenger Hunt can be found here. Go take a look – you’ll be impressed.

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David Yarrow

Check this out! https://mastersofphotography.wordpress.com/2019/08/24/david-yarrow/ You will be. astonished.

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Photographers Caught Without Their Camera!

Count how many Bridge Lake Photo Group members, on the recent Field Trip to the Nemaiah Valley in the Chilcotin, were caught without their cameras when this beautiful sunset occurred:  

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Art Crawl 2019

Yesterday a number of BLPG members were at the Opening Ceremonies of Art Crawl 2019 at the Parkside Art Gallery in 100 Mile House. The Gallery itself is well worth a visit, of course, but after the ceremony we visited … Continue reading

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Simple and Complex

Here’s a direct link ( https://www.michaelfrye.com/2019/06/07/simple-and-complex/ ) to Michael Frye’s blog and a fascinating and instructive post about the principle of Simplicity in composition married with Complexity to enhance eye catching hooks in an image. Here’s my version of the … Continue reading

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2019 Photo Scavenger Hunt

Hey, there’s a new page on the website dedicated to the 2019 Photo Scavenger Hunt.  You can read about the hunt, see a list of the forty subjects, and download your own copy. Have fun!

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At What f-Stop Is Your Lens Sharpest?

Here is an important and useful video on a topic of interest to us all!

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The Power of Photography

Here’s a compilation, put together by Darlene Hildebrand, which wonderfully demonstrates how powerful a single photograph can be. Take a look.  Exactly why does each photo have such an impact?  What emotion does each raise in you and is that … Continue reading

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It’s Not Clear Sailing Quite Yet For The Nik Collection!

https://petapixel.com/2018/04/30/dxo-confirms-bankruptcy-says-nik-collection-update-still-on-track/

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