Several of our Visions members were able to view and capture the solar eclipse in and around Aberdeen yesterday morning. An eclipse is a rare sight to see, and we were lucky enough to catch enough breaks in the clouds to get some images from a variety of locations including Dunnottar Castle, the Ythan at Newburgh and a school roof! Here are some of the resulting shots.
This week at Visions, member Carms Ramos talked to us about her journey through Project 365 and shared some of her fantastic images. Project 365 is a well known photography project where you take a photo every day during a year. Carms has already inspired some of our members to try out some similar projects and she gave us some excellent advice and inspiration to try different types of photography. Take a look at some of Carms wonderful images from her 365 project.
Take a look at these superb images taken by Visions member Graeme Youngson of the Aberdeen Parkrun yesterday.
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.
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.
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:
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.