Some links which may be useful

 Where else you can find us

Tynemouth Photographic Society on Flickr

Tynemouth Photographic Society YouTube channel

Tynemouth Photographic Society Facebook page

Tynemouth Photographic Society on Instagram

 Organisations we are connected with

Northern Counties Photographic Federation (NCPF)
magazine: Northern Focus

Royal Photographic Society (RPS)

Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB)
magazine: eNews

IAC - Film & Video Institute

 Camera basics

Camera control and lens choices [PDF] from our Digital & Practical Group

Cambridge in colour

 Equipment reviews

Digital Photography Review - news and in-depth reviews of equipment.
This independent site has useful reviews comparing particular types of equipment and explaining their features. See for example dpreview's Lens Buying Guide


Affinity Photo - the powerful new alternative to Photoshop, for Windows, Mac or iPad. Tutorials

Adobe Software - Photoshop, Lightroom, etc
Adobe's online help sites are useful: for example listing keyboard short-cuts for Photoshop and for Lightroom

The Plug-in Site - offers various resources for Photoshop, Lightroom, Photoshop Elements, Paint Shop Pro, Photo-Paint, After Effects, Premiere, Affinity Photo and other applications

IrfanView - free slideshow and AV sequence maker

Kaleidoscope - free kaleidoscopic image maker, prompted by the TPS afternoon group meeting with letter K themes.

Zoomer - free creative processor, prompted by the TPS afternoon group meeting with Zoom theme.

StereoPhotoMaker - easy to use, free application for processing stereo pairs

Tynemouth weather - forecast, tides, etc from the UK Meteorological Office

Photo ephemeris - Sun & Moon direction and rise/set times, plus twilight times for a photographer's location

Stellarium - free planetarium program

 Software tutorials

Affinity Photo: Basic Workflow [PDF] Affinity 1  Affinity 2

Affinity Photo: Layers, Selections & Masks [PDF]Affinity 1  Affinity 2

Colour channels: RGB, etc [PDF]

RAW histograms in Affinity

Tone curves

Nik software tutorial for Photoshop Elements by Ken Payne

See also our Tips pages

 Service providers

River & Coast online photo printers. Local (North Shields) but return by post is quick and effective. (Formerly known as Digitalab.) "As a lockdown project, I created a tool for photographers to find used camera and lenses from over 60 UK retailers. It searches for used camera gear from MPB, Wex, Park Cameras, FFordes, Mifsuds and many more." by photographer Daniel Cook.


How to photograph the night sky

World Pinhole Photography Day 2017 entries from our club: Diana Hilton + David Pratt + Wendy Pratt + Arthur Smith

Photo start sheet (British) has further links to all kinds of resources related to photography

Review lab (North American) also has further links on digital photography and other topics

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