Technical notes

Most of these notes were created for Technical Workshops. We hope the information is of use to you, but please bear in mind that technology develops rapidly and that some of the older notes may be out of date. Clicking on any of the links will cause the document to open in a new window.

2021 02 08 Adjusting a Mono Image – Chris Mallett (Shirley Photographic Society)

2021 02 08 Refining Your Mono Images– Bob Breach

2020 12 07 Composition – Bob Breach

2020 12 07 Sharpening techniques – Phil Moorhouse & David Venables  and 2020 12 07 Sharpening High Pass Filter

2020 11 02 The video recording of Managing Colour (including the slides), and the session led by Phil Moorhouse on Panels, can be found here

2020 11 02 Managing Colour – Bob Breach

2020 10 05 Everything Resizing – Bob Breach

2020 10 05 Image output (2020) – Bob Breach & Phil Moorhouse

2020 07 21 On line workshop July 2020 – Bob Breach

2020 07 21 Photoshop Tips – Selection – Phil Moorhouse

2020 07 21 PS Layers and layer masks notes- by David Eaves (2012)

2020 06 16 Slides used in “Video for SPS photographers” – Jim Hiscox.

2020 06 16 The video recordings of the full workshop (including the above slides) can be found here

2020 03 26 Panels – Bob Bracher

2020 02 04 Mobile Phone Apps List – Nettie Edwards

2019 11 25 Image Impact through Tonal Adjustment – Bob Breach

2019 10 Light Architecture 2 – Shared with permission from the author, Urs Recher

2019 09 30 Layers and layer masks – Bob Breach

2019 06 24 Appraising Images – by Anne Sutcliffee FRPS EFIAP PPSA

2019 03 25 A Wider Audience for your Photography – by Rhys Jones

2018 Tips for competition images – Bob Breach

2018 01 Portrait post processing – Bob Breach and Bob Bracher

2017 11 AV Basics by Malcolm Imhoff – Malcolm Imhoff

2017 09 Mono notes – Bob Breach

2017 02 27 Creative images – Bob Breach

2017 01 Creating mood in images – Bob Breach

2016 11 Use of camera flash – Bob Breach
2016 11 Fun with flash. Things to try

2016 11 Camera set up to obtain the best image – Bob Breach

2016 10 Shooting Models in a Studio – Rhys Jones

2016 10 Mobile Photography Workshop – James Glenn

2016 07 Using Social Media – Rhys Jones

2016 05 Managing colour – Bob Breach

2016 03 Long Exposures – Stuart Crump

2016 02 PAGB Nature Definition 2014 – PAGB

2016 02 22 Creative images – Bob Breach
Bas Relief to Enhance Texture
Basic Cut Outs
Borders & Key Lines
Cutting Out
Monochrome
Resizing for Digital Projection
Selective Toning
Texture Layer illustration
Texture Layer
To adjust just part of a picture

2016 01 Tips for Judging, Critiquing and Self-Assessing Photos – 1
2016 01 Tips for Judging, Critiquing and Self-Assessing Photos – 2

2015 12 Image output – Bob Breach
2015 12 Making simple borders in Photoshop
2015 12 Course Notes colour printing

2015 11 Filters and blending in PS – Bob Breach

2015 09 Optimised digital post production – Bob Breach

2015 09 Macro Photography – Bob Breach

2015 09 Camera settings for night photography – Rhys Jones

2015 07 Composition Workshop – Bob Breach

2015 06 Lightroom Workflow – James Glenn
2015 06 lightroom keyboard shortcuts cheat sheet

2015 04 HDR Why and How – Rhys Jones
2015 04 HDR ebook 10 principles of beautiful photography

2015 02 AVs (Audio Visual) – Bob Breach
AV copyright

2014 01 Basic techniques to improve competition images – Bob Breach

2013 11 AV and Creative – Bob Breach

2013 10 Simple image manipulation using PS elements – Bob Breach

2013 10 Image output – Bob Breach

2012 11 SPS photo course – Mastering composition
2012 11 SPS photo course -Obtaining the best image
2012 11 SPS photo course – Obtaining ideal colour
2012 11 SPS photo course- Colour printing

2012 11 Sports Photography – Simon Wardle

2012 11 Raw and raw conversion – Bob Breach

2012 11 Macrophotography Technical background – Brian Ferry

2012 11 Computers for photography – Bob Breach

2012 11 Macro workshop – Brian Ferry & Dick Steele
2012 11 Macro for wildlife

2012 11 Dealing with high dynamic range scenes – John Knight and Bob Breach

2012 11 Composition notes – Anthony Pioli

2012 11 Colour management – Fotospeed

2012 11 AV notes – Peter Coldwell

2012 06 25 Advanced photoshop techniques – David Eaves

2011 11 Basic digital post production – Bob Breach

2010 00 Basic camera setup and digital workflow – Bob Breach