Spectra

Last night some of our intrepid Visions members went along to Spectra, Aberdeen’s festival of light. Here are some of the images from the evening.

Natural Phenomonen Captured by Visions Member

Lucky Visions member Derek Gray saw a Brocken Spectre while descending Cul Mor on the west coast, and managed to get this fantastic shot of it.  A Brocken spectre is a magnified shadow of the observer cast against mist or cloud and surrounded by a rainbow.  It can only be seen when certain conditions are met and each observer can only see his/her own Brocken Spectre.  Thanks to Derek for sharing his image with us.

Derek Gray
Derek Gray

Happy Christmas from Visions

For our final session of the year we had a social night where we took the opportunity to eat, drink and chat together.  We also viewed the results of our Christmas Photo Challenge which can be seen below.  From all at Visions we would like to wish you a Happy Christmas and all the best for 2015.

Critique Night: Michal Wachucik

This week at Visions we welcomed back our friend Michal Wachucik,  a professional photographer who works for Newsline Media Limited, a press and commercial photography agency.   Michal gave us his honest critique on a selection of photos provided by club members in his own unique and humorous way.  Getting feedback such as this on photos is an excellent way to learn and improve our photography and we would like to thank Michal for coming along.  You can see more about Michal by clicking on the links below. http://www.photomw.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/pages/Michal-Wachucik-Photography/136329496455689 Here are a selection of some of the pictures put forward for critique on the night.

Marek Kargier: From Digicam to DSLR Talk

This Thursday we heard a talk by one of Visions most enthusiastic members, Marek Kargier.  Marek talked to us about his photography addiction, how he developed his passion for photography and some of the techniques he uses.  Marek enjoys landscape photography and is famed in the club for getting up extremely early in the morning to capture a sunrise and he has been using a lot of black and white photography more recently.  To see more of Marek’s excellent work have a look at his Flickr page below:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/113634637@N08/

Marek Kargier
Marek Kargier

 

 

November Photo Selection

Here are a selection of this month’s Vision members photos.  These photos are taken from our Facebook page which club members use to share photos and ideas, ask for advice and find out information about our upcoming club nights and events.

Graeme Youngson: Edinburgh Revisited Talk

This week at Visions one of our members Graeme Youngson gave us an excellent talk where he showed us a selection of his wonderful Edinburgh pictures. Graeme lived in Edinburgh for a few years and he shared his knowledge of the area which was fascinating to hear. Graeme is well known for his unique photography at Visions, so much so that it is affectionately known as ‘Graeme Youngson style’ which many of our members have been inspired to attempt for themselves.

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Bubbles

This Thursday at Visions member Steve Roberts showed us how to take photos of bubbles.  This proved to be a tricky challenge but we had a lot of fun trying.

We also heard the results of our recent Picture Tells a Story competition via a video from our judge, former member Suzie Edge.  Thanks very much to Suzie for taking the time to judge the competition and provide us with interesting feedback.  The winner was Kirsty McAbery with Carms Ramos in 2nd place and Sally McPherson in 3rd place.  The entries can be viewed here:

Picture Tells a Story Competition Results

 

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