Photography Challenge – Levitation Photography

Photography Challenge – Levitation Photography

February’s competition will challenging your photo editing skills.  The competition was  inspired by Martin Berry who posted his banana on the Blesma Photography Facebook Page (see header image). Post your image in the usual place; the February Competition Album, on Facebook.     Google for a tutorial that suits you otherwise, here’s a couple of […]

Seasonal Themed Competition – Autumn 2017 🍂

Seasonal Themed Competition – Autumn 2017 🍂

AUTUMN – It is often said that Autumn is the best time of year for landscape photography; the colors, the textures, the clouds and the great light with the sun so low along the horizon. The competition this year is a great opportunity for you to take your photography to another level.   We want you […]

Blesma Photography Group Monthly Challenge – Black & White

Blesma Photography Group Monthly Challenge – Black & White

Monthly Challenge… Black & White This challenge is all about editing to create a dramatic black and white images using the HSL and the curve tool. This is a good tutorial on how to make your black and white images more dramatic using the HSL and curve tool using phone apps, Lightroom, Photoshop and other […]

Photography Group given an amazing opportunity to photograph Horse Racing at Sandown Park

Photography Group given an amazing opportunity to photograph Horse Racing at Sandown Park

Blesma member, Steve McNeice has been busy working with Tessa Day from the Jockey Club to organise a Blesma Photography Challenge at Sandown Park. There will be up to 20 members places available over two days in September.   The purpose is to introduce members to another challenging category of photography, that of equine photography, which could […]

Verdi Studios Competition – Winners

Verdi Studios Competition – Winners

Blesma and Verdi Studio would like to thank members for all their fantastic entries – it was a difficult choice! The winning six images were chosen by Barry Le Grys MBE and Kirsty Verdi (in no particular order): Charlie Armstrong,  Steve Barnes, Keith Harness, Charley Streather, Brendan West and Mike Williams.     The winning images […]

Winner Announcement – Jan 2017 Blesma Photography Challenge

Winner Announcement – Jan 2017 Blesma Photography Challenge

Miniature Scenes The winning image for January’s Photography Challenge which was voted for by Blesma members is by Brendan West. Well done! By Brendan West Behind the scenes…. Please have a look at the other entries posted on Facebook  Please follow and like us:0

February 2017 Blesma Photography Challenge – Photo A Day.

February 2017 Blesma Photography Challenge – Photo A Day.

Add your images on Facebook with that day’s number into the February Challenge – Photo-A-Day Album (this is a link directly to the Album on Facebook) Remember, to practice the rules of photography when creating your images.   red shadows morning  circle what’s for dinner movement self portrait   phone looking up time stripes frozen […]

Taking Better Photos….

Taking Better Photos….

Select a photograph by a photographer or an artist whose work you admire and try to copy it. If it is impossible to copy the image exactly, make a copy in the style of the original.  Submit both photos and explain what you see in the original and critique your copy. Place your images into […]

Winner Annoucment – November 2016 Photographic Competition

Winner Annoucment – November 2016 Photographic Competition

We are very pleased to announce that the judges have reached a decision for the winner of November’s 2016 Photographic Competition – Well done, Andy Wedge.   We also enjoyed the pictures posted by Albert Cleary, Jon Bevan and Martin Berry.  It was lovely of you to share your precious memories with us using objects from your past.   Thank […]

December 2016 Blesma Photographic Competition – Bokeh

December 2016 Blesma Photographic Competition – Bokeh

We’ve not had a Bokeh Challenge…and what a more perfect time to try it, than with the holidays coming up?  Since one of the many ways to achieve Bokeh is using Christmas lighting.   Post your ‘Bokeh’ image Christmas themed or otherwise into the December 2016 Competition Album on the Blesma Facebook Photography group’s page.  Attribution Christmas by Kristina Servant […]

October’s Photographic Competition – The Kiss!

October’s Photographic Competition – The Kiss!

Photograph a Kiss To be shot and submitted between 1 – 31 October 2016, submission deadline is 31 October 2016.  Add your image to the October’s Photography Competition Album on Facebook, this is a link directly to the album A kiss – one of the most intimate interactions between two persons yet it exists in so […]

Photo-A-Day for March

Photo-A-Day for March

Add your images on Facebook with that day’s number into the Photo A Day in March Album (this is a link directly to the Album on Facebook) Remember, to practice the rules of photography when creating your images. Please follow and like us:0