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Advice on Best Camera

Interesting article entitled: Which is the best digital SLR camera under 1000$ for beginner?

Photobook offer

There is a new photobook offer which expires on the 1st July.

I have had two of these books and they are excellent for the money.

Studio Lighting Talk

Firstly, thank you for the feedback and questions from the session yesterday.

As promised here's the link to Owen Lloyd's excellent article on studio lighting:

I have added the URL to the Links page.

I think we should make more use of the club's kit and look forward to the practical in two weeks. Remember to bring your cameras!

Photobooks offer

A few people have asked me about photobooks and I have received an email offer from the company (uPhotoBook)I have used a couple of times.
(I selected their cheapest paper and it still looks good!)

Website is:

To all uPhotoBook Customers,

We are back with our very popular low price voucher offers.

Looking for that ideal gift or just want to create a beautiful book of memories, then order your vouchers with us now.

Our Offer:


Thanks to Bill for making me aware of the Geograph site:

It contains photographs from each square of the Ordinance Survey Maps.

Images from Pixels Show - 2013

Here is a high standard which members may like to analyse...

Gallery Refreshed

I was getting bored seeing the same photos so I have refreshed my gallery:

UK Mountain Photo of the Year

Some shots from Aberdare Park Road Races

These are some of the around 600 shots I took on the Saturday. Not many were very good!

Photographers Ephemeris

Just tried the "Web App" ( with the intention of walking to Sgwd yr Eira late this afternoon.

It is pretty damn brilliant!


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