One of my favourite objects for photography is our Moon. Try some moon photography from home. Aim for a focal length around 400mm.
"I found photojournalism at its finest, exploring world issues with a combination of the decisive moment and technical excellence."
"Study a picture and imagine yourself placed within it. Where would you put yourself? How would it change the message?"
"A lot of my professional work has involved photography to establish truth, for academic papers and to document identity."
"We are all facing the prospect of a period isolated from normality due to the infection outbreak... A passion for photography has its place in this..."
"Just like Layers in photo editing software artists leave details not visible in the final image."
"On view were portraits that capture the who's who of a generation. The power of a portrait before digital and without colour through the work of a maestro, capturing the essence of the sitter."
"Off to join the RPS South East region AGM today. Not helped by Storm Dennis passing through but made it eventually..."
"I have been looking at some interesting, useful and beautiful images of the ground beneath our feet. The first was by the Under 30s IPE award winner Chirag Jindal..."
"Our president, Alan Hodgson, writes about visiting both the London Region Print Exhibition and International Garden Photographer of the Year."
"I mentioned in a previous entry that I had sat in on a series of presentations at RPS House from local students. I will share with you the creative intent of the student photographer Christina Lewis..."
"At present 79% of plastic is discarded. To meet recycling commitments by 2025 we need to increase recycling rates 3.5 times..."
"We cannot afford to criticise pictures just because they are not taken on a high end DSLR..."
"Back in the USA again, this time San Francisco for the Electronic Imaging conference. I am here mainly for the smartphone imaging content but there is a lot on 3D imaging and holography too..."
"In a previous item on the diversity of photography I noted my view that we need more examples of real role models to encourage more entrants to photography as a professional..."
"We heard on the 15th January that Walter Benzie, 63rd President of The Society, had died after a long illness."
"Do you ever pick up a magazine and find so much interesting content there that it stays on your table for ages?"
"We will all be aware of the issue of homelessness within our communities. I have seen a couple of examples recently where photography can make a difference."
"Creating new role models is important for us if we are to encourage more entrants to photography as a profession or an interest."
"I have been a member of The RPS Imaging Science Group for around 15 years but this is a mere fraction of the Group history. Their first meeting took place 100 years ago this month."
"I have a background in photo printing and the viewing of prints is a pleasure that has never left me. A few recent events have allowed me to exercise that pleasure to the full."
"I list myself as one of those lucky people that has made a career out of digital imaging. Over the years I have shared the experience across RPS events, international conferences and camera clubs."
"Reading the visitors book from a couple of recent and complementary exhibitions at RPS House."
"As a child I had a curiosity about how things worked. This was a significant driver that guided my early interest in photography"
"I am interested in our photo connections and other communities using photography. I worked in astrophotography for a while so images of the night sky catch my eye."
"I have been travelling recently and in 2 very different locations I was able to admire the work of Roger Fenton, a photographer who features strongly in the history of The Society."
"A couple of recent RPS events have for me served to illustrate the breadth reached in Photography, our educational remit and our connections to other communities."
"There was a lot to admire about the Awards and here I want to concentrate on one of the deliverables that we bring to our community"
"Visited the "Mid-Century Master: The Photography of Alfred Eisenstaedt" exhibition at the Hillwood Estate, Washington DC."
"Shortly after the AGM I left for 2 weeks of meetings in Shanghai, China. Around 4000 of us descended on the city"
"I attended the opening event of the RPS Science Photographer of the Year exhibition, currently showing at the Science Museum in London until 5 January 2020."
"We passed a number of resolutions at the AGM, including one to consider the Society’s position with regard to climate change."