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Carpe Diem, Sponsors of BUIPC 2017

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O'Three - Sponsor of the BIUPC 2015 and 2016

Oyster Diving, Sponsors of BIUPC 2017

Diver Magazine - Sponsor of the Annual Beginners Portfolio Competition and the BSoUP/DIVER Print Competition

DiveQuest - Sponsor of the Underwater Excellence

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Cameras Underwater - Sponsor of the BSoUP/DIVER Print Competition 2015 - 2017 and BIUPC 2015 and 2016

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Doug Allan - Freeze Frame

Programme of meetings - 2013


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BSoUP meets on the third Wednesday of each month at the Royal School of Mines (Room G.01), Imperial College, South Kensington, London, SW7 2AZ, unless otherwise stated.

 


January 16th, 2013

Alison Mayor and Martin Davies: : The story of a D-Day Landing Craft – How to Build the Picture (researching and photographing an underwater mystery)

Focus On Competition:  2012 Images – show us your favourite image from 2012 which didn’t win a competition, the one that the judges missed!

Paul Colley: Ascension Island: photography in extremely remote locations

Royal School of Mines
Imperial College, London


February 20th 2013

Martha Tressler : Photo Basics I – aperture, shutter speed, depth of field, ISO (new Technical Talk series)

Focus On Competition: Post-production Bonanza – here is your chance to do your best (worst?) to be creative with Photoshop (or whichever software you have).  Anything goes!

Paul Duxfield: Scrap metal salvage, editing a picture with potential, but with quite a few problems - how to correct them lightning fast in Lightroom.

Royal School of Mines
Imperial College, London


March 20th 2013

Alex Mustard: ‘Equation Free Domes’

Annual Event: Theme Portfolio Competition for the BSoUP Theme Portfolio Trophy - a portfolio of 6 images.

Alex Mustard:Two Legs Good, Three Legs Better

Royal School of Mines
Imperial College, London


March 23rd-24th 2012

London International Dive Show - visit us on the BSoUP Stand in the Photozone

Excel, London Docklands, E16 1XL


April 17th 2013

Mike Brodbelt: Photo Basics II - white balance and colour temp, raw vs jpeg, bit depth, high dynamic range, refraction, loss of light and loss of colour, and maybe a bit more (Technical Talk series)

Focus On Competition: Close-up / Macro – something small.  Could be very, very small, or a bit larger, but make it an exciting image!

Simon Brown : A Fresh Look at Scapa Flow

Royal School of Mines
Imperial College, London


May 15th 2013

Paul Morgan: Developing a workflow system (Technical Talk series)

Focus On Competition: Abstract – definitions of abstract photography found online:  an abstract photograph generally contains a design of patterns or shapes where the identity of a subject is not easily evident; communicates primarily through form, colour, and curves rather than image detail. Have fun with this one!

Alex Tattersall : Creating Memorable Images

Royal School of Mines
Imperial College, London


June 19th 2013

Talk: Show and Tell

Focus On Competition: Predation – Wikipedia: ‘predation describes a biological interaction where a predator (an organism that is hunting) feeds on its prey’.  Show us some underwater action!  

Mark Pickford: Alternative Lighting

Royal School of Mines
Imperial College, London


July 6th 2013

Annual Event: Splash-in Competition.

Mount Batten, Plymouth, PL9 9SJ


July 17th 2013

Annual Event: Splash-in Review.

Focus On Competition: Reflections – its all about the angle. (Ok, and the light, and the surface, and the subject…)

Nigel Wade: Shooting for Publication

Royal School of Mines
Imperial College, London


August 21st 2013

Martin Edge: Inspiration for All

Focus On Competition: British Wide Angle – a challenge, we know, but let’s see some wide angle images that show the beauty in British waters.

Martin Edge: Inspiration for All

Royal School of Mines
Imperial College, London


September 18th 2013

Keith Lyall: Macro and Super-macro’ (Technical Talk series)

Underwater Excellence: A portfolio of 3 images.

Saeed Rashid:To Lightroom and beyond’

Royal School of Mines
Imperial College, London


October 16th 2013

Martha Tressler: Understanding lenses (Technical Talk series)

Annual Event: Best of British Portfolio Competition. A portfolio of 3 images

Martyn Guess: How I got the winning shot – various techniques used to produce successful images

Royal School of Mines
Imperial College, London


October 26th-27th 2013

DIVE2013 - visit us on the BSoUP Stand in the Photozone

NEC, Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT


November 20th 2013

BSoUP / DIVER Print Competition Awards.

Annual Event: Beginners Portfolio Competition for the DIVER Trophy: A portfolio of 6 images.

Talk: Mike Pitts: ‘Fifty Shades of Blue and Shipwrecks of the Solent’

Royal School of Mines
Imperial College, London


December 18th 2013

Annual Event: Annual General Meeting.

Annual Event: Open Portfolio Competition: A portfolio of 6 images

Annual Event: Christmas Party

Royal School of Mines
Imperial College, London



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