The links shown below take you to youtube recordings of online events run on behalf of the Nature Group. The list will be updated over time with new events being added, and possibly older events being removed.
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Moments in Nature by Ben Hall (January 2022) Taken mainly in the UK showing how Ben has mastered the art of composition and timing to produce truly memorable and stunning images
An in-depth tutorial on Focus stacking
Gaining a Distinction in Natural History by Mick Durham FRPS (September 2021).
Mick is the Chair of the RPS Nature Distinctions Panel. He explains the criteria needed for each distinction type and through a series of examples of individual images and panels the quality and presentation standards needed to gain that distinction. This presentation covers the same topics as July 2020 but with new examples and updated information
An in-depth presentation on the multiple features of Olympus Mirrorless Cameras for Macrophotography
Sharpening and Noise Reduction (2nd June 2021) by Dr Ian Wilson.
An in-depth look at Sharpening and Noise REduction, the theory and the techniques that can be used to ensure you only sharpen and noise reduce those areas of an image that require this.
Recorded at the Nature Group Spring Meeting - a highly informative talk about Yorkshire wildlife with superb photos
Dynamic Wildlife by Gordon and Cathy Illg Saturday 10th April 2021
A very informative video with lots of tips on giving that extra wow to your images
Great images and stories from Alison's 16 years living and working in Africa in the safari industry and cheetah conservation.
Photographing the Unseen World (Dec.2020) Adrian Davies shows how he photographs the unseen world using high speed and time lapse, polarised light, and ultraviolet and infrared radiation
Chairman's Day 31st October 2020: Rewilding in Britain by Mike Daniels. Mike is Head of Land Management at the John Muir Trust and a Founding Trustee of Rewilding Britain.
Chairman's Day 31st October 2020: State of Nature 2019 by Daniel Hayhow. Daniel is an Environmental scientist at Earthwatch Europe.
Monochrome for Nature Photographers (Oct 2020) Presented by Dr Ian Wilson ARPS. Ian shows techniques and tricks that can be used to create good mono images, and shows how to perfect images in terms of tonality, sharpness and impact. He demonstrates using Raw conversion in Lightroom and Photoshop as well as the specialist package Silver Effex (Nik).
Layers and Masks (Aug 2020) Presented by by Dr Ian Wilson ARPS. Ian demonstrates how to use Layers and Masks in Photoshop to improve the post processing of your Nature Images
Gaining a Distinction in Natural History (Jul 2020) Presented by Mick Durham FRPS (July 2020). Mick is the acting Chair of the RPS Nature Distinctions Panel. He explains the criteria needed for each distinction type and through a series of examples of individual images and panels the quality and presentation standards needed to gain that distinction.
Raw Conversion Repeat (new images June 2020) Presented by Dr Ian Wilson ARPS. A repeat of the earlier presentations but using different images. Once again Ian demonstrates the best methods to use when converting your RAW image into Lightroom and Photoshop. Hints and Tips on getting the best out of your image without compromising quality.
Raw Conversion for Nature Images (June 2020) Presented by by Dr Ian Wilson ARPS. Ian demonstrates the best methods to use when converting your RAW image in Lightroom and Photoshop. Hints and Tips on getting the best out of your image without compromising quality.