February 2017 -
Blue                             Page 1 of 3

Our topic was Blue - interpret it as you see fit. I asked everyone to report back oin how they had gone about taking their pictures - camera set up, post-processing, composition and we had a most interesting and enjoyable meeting.

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Sonia: Beach in South Africa. Taken on Aperture Priority setting, with a small aperture and low ISO. Subsequently straightened and cropped.
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Penny: Taken with an iphone. Candle holder and candle. Focussed on the glass.

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Ruth: "Hairstyle Smarties". Ruth also demonstrated the Special Effects feature on her camera.
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Sue: Meconopsis, back lit, taken on a Macro setting.

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Ingrid: Blue Morpho butterfly taken at Wisley
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Marthe: Window Box taken on a grey day. To get a result close to what she felt she saw she had to change the White Balance and set negative compensation.

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Bob: To get the effect he wanted, he set single point focus, used a tripod and a manual setting on his camera - aperture f10
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Gillian: Blue wine glasses, shot from above with an Automatic camera setting. Clean simple composition that worked well.

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Les: Taken on a manual setting, using a tripod. The gravy boat was lit from the side and a gold reflector was used.
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Les took this scenic shot of North Berwick using his phone. He liked the contrast and the reflections.

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