Author Archives: Derek Chambers

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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Only Three More Days To Wait ….

The photographs are ready for hanging, the slide and video program is ready for prime time, the baking and the preparation of those delicious cocktail sandwiches is underway – everything is being made ready for our 10th annual Photo Exhibition. … Continue reading

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Just One Week Until The Big Day!

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I Bet You Didn’t Know This …

Of course you didn’t know it.  This feature has only just been added to Lightroom Classic. While in the Develop module, and the Basic panel, hold down the Shift key and double click any one of the sliders – it … Continue reading

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Almost 100,000 Page Views!

It’s 4:00 PM om Thursday, April 12, 2018 and we have had almost 100,000 page views on the Bridge Lake Photo Group website since inceptions.  As of the date and time above we were a mere 128 away from 100,000. … Continue reading

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How Timely Is This?

Your current Assignment is Low Angle images.  And Picture Correct has heard your call for help!  See https://www.picturecorrect.com/tips/low-angle-photography-tips/ if you are in need of some inspiration.

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