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Digital Imaging: South East

Bringing Prestigious Presenters and Inspiring Photographic Workshops to the Kent Area

Spring On.....

Towards, Spring, Summer 2021 and Beyond.......  

While the ongoing situation is still uncertain and with nobody knowing the speed of our journey out of restrictions, the DIG South East Centre have decided to continue running Virtual Events for the foreseeable future. We will react as and when restrictions lessen and if we can offer some Small Face to Face Events, in a sensible distanced way we will try.

Our 2021 Workshops have proved a great success!

January 2021 saw the start of our Virtual Online Workshops, and below you can read about those that have been completed.  But we are already in discussions to repeat some of them and working on designing new ones.  Keep an eye out for the release of the new Workshops but be warned, they are snapped up!

We also enjoyed two Online talks from Professional Photographers, Nat Coalson and Robert Canis.

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CREDIT: Nat Coalson

Abstract Photography as Fine Art

Nat Coalson presents a Zoom talk entitled Abstract Photography as Fine Art, this is our first Zoom talk of 2021.  Nat is a photographic artist, gallery director and author.  We are collaborating with the main DIG group and the Creative Eye to bring you this Event.

Join us for an inspiring and educational overview of principles and methods for creating and marketing abstract photography as fine art. Tickets are selling well have you got yours?

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CREDIT: Glenys Garnett

Developing a Creative Approach to Photography with Glenys Garnett

Glenys ran a three part Workshop, the purpose of the sessions was to give  some tools that could enable the 'Student' to approach subject matter more creatively, discuss ideas, offer technical advice and look at ways of developing creative approaches to editing and presentation of images in groups.

We hope Glenys will offer further Workshops.

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CREDIT: Robert Canis

Passion Projects In Nature and the Landscape with Robert Canis

Robert who is known to so many of us in the South East, as friend, teacher, and fellow traveller agreed to share his passion for Nature and showcase his wonderful images.  He took us on a journey through his varied projects he has undertaken over the years of his successful career.
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CREDIT: Roger Crocombe

Intentional Camera Movement on the Shoreline with Roger Crocombe

Roger planned some workshops with a difference. An Online Workshop in two parts with instruction and advice on getting the shots using ICM. This was followed by an unaccompanied photographic shoot and finally a chance to present your finished images for feedback.

These workshops sold out very quickly and Roger has plans for using ICM in other situations.

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CREDIT: Polina Plotnikova FRPS

Mastering your Lensbaby with Polina Plotnikova

Polina Plotnikova  FRPS is an Ambassador for Lensbaby, and she was easily persuaded to run a 'Demystifying' the Lensbaby talk followed by two workshops 'Mastering the Lensbaby'  for those who own a Lensbaby already. This included an assignment with image review in this three- part course.

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CREDIT: Celia Henderson

Textures and Brushes Workshops with Celia Henderson

Celia combined her love of photography and passion for Photoshop with that of teaching and learning and offered us a range of Photoshop workshops where she  inspired, motivated, entertained and showed techniques and tools to increase the 'Student' skills to progress the ability to produce Fine Art style images.

Celia ran three Texture and four Brushes Workshops which were a sell out and already with a waiting list for the next ones.

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CREDIT: Steve Gosling

Order and Design in Landscape Photography with Steve Gosling

Steve Gosling ran a sellout series of three, two part workshops they were an introduction to composition by talking about how Steve designs his photographs, why & when he advocates breaking the rules and how he uses compositional techniques to communicate mood and emotion. This was followed  by a chance to produce three images, trying Steve techniques, for him to review.

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CREDIT: Joe Houghton

Lightroom Workshops with Joe Houghton

We are thrilled to be working with Joe Houghton to help lots of us demystify Lightroom!.  We initially tried three Workshops, two which are open to many and one more exclusive for just 10 participants, the ultimate goal here to produce a panel of processed images of your choice for Joe to assess and offer advice.

Joe is also willing to expand his repertoire of workshops for the DIG SE Centre, if these are successful, so watch this space.

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CREDIT: Philip Bedford

Long Exposure on the Sussex Coast with Philip Bedford

This Three Element Online Workshop, has a detailed briefing, unaccompanied on-location photoshoot and follow-up image review by this experienced Landscape Photographer with an intimate knowledge of the Sussex Coastline. Philip Bedford is already working with the RPS Landscape group and has adapted his original idea to design this Long Exposure Photography Virtual Workshop its sold out but yet to start.

Collaboration with SE Region

At Dig SE we are entering into a closer working relationship with the South East Region to share Events and Promote the work of the Region. They have invited Haans Strand to be their first Keynote Speaker for 2021. See Below for details. Visit their website for information on the workshops they are running and Distinction advisory days being planned.

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CREDIT: Hans Strand

Forces that Create and Mould the Land by Hans Strand

A SOUTH EAST REGION EVENT

DATE AND TIME

Saturday 27th March

16:00 to 17:30

This event is given free to RPS Members as a thank you from the South East region for your continued support of our online events. 

One ticket per booking.
Each ticket contains one Zoom link

Ticket sales will stop at 8am on Friday 26 March.

 

 

Register for a free ticket
Distinctions
South East Region

What's Happening at South East Region

South East Region aim to support our members by providing a comprehensive programme of events across the region, including distinction advisory days, high profile speaker events, photo-walks and workshops. We also collaborate with Special Interest Groups to promote their activities and host an annual Members’ Day where members are encouraged to show and talk about their photography.

 

Visit their Website
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CREDIT: Sukhy Hullait
Meaningful Portraits at Home

In this fun and interactive two part workshop, Sukhy Hullait will be teaching techniques to create meaningful portraits. These may be self portraits or someone in your household; perfect for the restrictions we are living with at the moment.

Look Here for Details
FADING BEAUTY By Hilary Bailey
CREDIT: Hilary Bailey

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