SPECIAL EVENT - Sunday April 14th


Steve Caplin



Sunday April 14th (9.30 to 3.30 pm)
at Shaw Social Club, Almond Avenue, Shaw, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 1LU

Steve is a freelance writer, author (How to cheat at Photoshop), artist and designer. He is also well known as sculptor, trainer and graphic designer, and is particularly famous for his photomontage work commissioned by newspapers and magazines around the world.

In his talk he will show us how to get the most out of technology and how to improve our photographic technique. The talk will be largely interactive and predominately using Photoshop. Steve is a very enthusiastic speaker and the subjects covered will include the use of Layer Masks, Layer light modes, the Pen tool, various filters including Liquify, Adjustment Layers, Content-Aware Fill, new Blur filters, Puppet Warp, Perspective Warp, Smart Objects and many more.  Steve will also give a rundown of the features and interface of Affinity Photo, with a look at some of the more interesting filter effects.   Some live photographs will also be taken and edited.

Ticket price is £12.00 until 28th March then £15. To book a ticket please contact Alan Teece on 01635 253617 or 07970 939787 or Rob Carpenter (after March 10th) on 01635 45736 or 07760 151732.

Please note: Tea and coffee will be provided; food will not be available so please bring a packed lunch.

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We are a friendly club who pride ourselves in having members of all ages and photographic abilities. Our members enjoy a varied programme of internal, external and inter-club competitions in addition to workshops and visiting guest speakers. We try to cater for everyone

Do you want learn more about taking great images or post processing?
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If you would like to meet with a friendly group of like minded people who love to help and support each to bring out the best in everyone and to pass on their knowledge and experience to create great images, why not come along and meet us.  You will be assured of a warm welcome.

We meet every Thursday evening, doors open at 7:00pm for 7.30pm start and the evening finishes no later than 10:00pm, at Shaw Social Club, Almond Avenue, Newbury, Berkshire (see map).  

Visitors are always welcome
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Come along for up to 3 nights for £3.00 each visit.
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Shaw Social Club, Almond Avenue, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 1LU

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The inaugural meeting of Newbury Camera Club was held at 7pm on Thursday 01 February 1945 at the Tudor Cafe in Newbury (103 Northbrook Street). The cafe remained the home of the club for half a century until it moved to The Conservative Club and then to its current home at The Shaw Social Club.

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