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 …

Outing to Salford Quays

Seven members met at Salford Quays on Thursday last and were treated to some great light. Here are a few of Christine’s pictures for a starter. …followed by 4 from Kev Gamwell: Three from David Hall…. Four from Karen: …and last but not least, seven from Mike:

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 …

Mount board update

Paper Spectrum Recently I have been buying my own mounts from Paper Spectrum, who do Pinnacle mounts in packs of 10 at the standard competitions size of 400x500mm, with or without aperture. They supply the most popular colours and also packs of grey board for backing the mounts. http://www.paperspectrum.co.uk/ecom-catshow/pre-cut-photo-mount-mounting-board-500×400-20×16.html Wessex …

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 …

L&CPU Knockout results

At the weekend OPS was competing in the L&CPU Knock-out along with 34 other clubs from the union. There were 175 great images shown and Judge Martin Fry did a great job working his way through. OPS came 9th with 13 points which was a very good result as Wigan 10 and Southport …

Landscape Photographer of the Year

It’s always sad to see a great competition end with a controversy and the disqualification of this year’s “Take a View” Landscape Photographer of the Year overall winner is such a sad time. Read the report. The Blog on the subject by Alex Nail which you can read here goes into …