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Welcome

Welcome to Oldham Photographic Society. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed members who like to get involved. It could be you!  Come along on a Thursday to meet us and see what we do…please drop by (see What’s On and How to Join). You’ve nothing to lose.

A Victorian Society

Available in May 2017 from amazon.co.uk A Victorian Society …Oldham Photographic Society, the first 150 years Description “A Victorian Society” is a book about early photography and photographers, told against the backdrop of life in what was to become the most productive cotton spinning town in the world. In 1867, when photography …

Tips for better photos

Here’s a link to tips for taking better photos. The light is great just now, so why not get out and take some pictures? http://petapixel.com/2014/01/24/40-tips-take-better-photos/

Photo Opportunities

2015 28th September – New Mills , Derbyshire New Mills Festival Lantern Parade & Street Party http://www.newmillsfestival.com/ Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October 2015 at 11 – 5 – Leeds Steam Punk Market at the Industrial Museum at Armley Mills,Canal Road, Armley, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS12 2QF. 27 September Alexandra Park …

New Nature Photography Rules

The following bulleted paragraphs detail the new definition of nature photography, which has been adopted by the PSA (Photographic Society of America), the PAGB (Photographic Alliance of Great Britain), the RPS (Royal Photographic Society) and Le FIAP (Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique). The effect of standardising the definition will enable …

Rights to take and use photographs

This web site has a page dedicated to where and when you may take photographs in the UK. I have added two new articles to the page and the links are also below. Access rights in the UK Image Rights For more details see the dedicated page on this web …

North West Photo Opportunities

List of events around the North West, which is not exhaustive and ideas for photo outings. From this list some events will be organised as OPS club outings and notified separately :- Beeston Castle – Medieval weekend 25 & 26 May Tatton Park civil war event 25 & 26 May …

Salt Marshe Hall Visit

I am trying to arrange a members  visit to ‘Salt Marshe Hall’, which is an old manor house dating from around 1860’s on the outskirts of Goole, East Yorkshire, to photograph the cellars of the building, which has been noted as being of particular interest. The proposed date of the …

Congratulations Chris Woodward

Christine Woodward was awarded the CPAGB at the PAGB adjudications in Birmingham recently. Here is her selection of images that she submitted. Well done Chris, you passed with flying colours!

New Features in Photoshop CS6

For those of you still wondering whether to upgrade to CS6, here is a quick rundown from the Scott Kelby website of what the new version has to offer: New Features in Photoshop CS6 For those wondering whether to get it on the creative cloud* some of the benefits are …