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2012 Annual Photography Exhibition, Cambridge

2012 Annual Photography Exhibition, Cambridge

I was sucessful again this year in having three prints accepted into the prestigious Cambridge Camera Club’s Annual Exhibition held at the Guildhall in Cambridge from 29th October to 3rd November 2012.  The print titled ‘Awaken the Guardian‘ being awarded Highly Commended.

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Why Shoot in RAW?

Most medium and high-end digital cameras have a setting that allows you to record images in either JPG or RAW format on the memory card.  We’ve all seen JPG images on the web and in folders on our personal computers, but it is often not very clear what the RAW format is and why we should use it.  Most novices know that JPG files are compressed files, that is, they somehow take up less space on the memory card than they would otherwise, and that RAW files are not compressed and so take up more space on the memory card.  This is not strictly true, RAW files are usually compressed, but the type of compression is loss-less.  This short paper discusses the reasons why you should use the RAW format if you’re serious about photography and the quality of your images,  but first we’ll start with a little background into what the RAW format is. Read more...

2011 Annual Photography Exhibition, Cambridge

2011 Annual Photography Exhibition, Cambridge

I am very pleased to report that five of my prints have been accepted into the prestigious Annual Exhibition by the Cambridge Camera Club. The objective of the Exhibition is to display a high standard of photographic excellence whilst being as representative of all the work of the club as much as possible. Read more...