Basingstoke - Old Basing

University of the Third Age

Registered charity no: 1086263


Through a programme of talks, demonstrations and practical sessions we aim to improve the pictures we take.  This year we aim to cover the following topics:  Understanding our Camera Features, Improving Composition, Understanding Raw, Astro Photography, Wildlife Photography, How to take interesting pictures of various weather conditions and a Practical Session.  We will also have a couple of sessions when we look at Members’ photos.

Leaders: Sandra Brace and Lynne McManus

Christ Church, Chineham, RG24 8LT

14:00 - 16:00

1st Tuesday in the month

Suggested programme but should it be necessary it may be changed at any time




3rd Sept

Your holiday photographs.  Please bring 5 of your most interesting photographs on a USB or memory card (to be opened in Photoshop, and use editing (cropping, lightening, saturation etc)

David Brace

1st Oct

Camera Features Part 1.  Please bring your own camera.  (to include different types of cameras, setting up video etc.)

Toni Miotto and Margaret Hayes

5th Nov

How to take pictures of interesting weather (including sunsets, lightning, clouds, filters etc).

Ian McManus

3rd Dec


Lesley Miotto

7th Jan 2020

Understanding 'RAW format'.

Margaret Hayes

4th Feb

Camera Features Part 2.  Please bring your own camera.

Toni Miotto and Margaret Hayes

3rd March

Practical Session.  Please bring your own camera with any filters etc. (flowers, pot plants, portraits, using filters etc.)

2/3 leaders

7th April

Photographing Wildlife

Lesley and Toni Miotto

5th May

Astro-photography image processing.

Ian McManus

2nd June

Your Photographs of Weather, including clouds, sunsets, wind, rain, snow, lightning or anything else related to weather.  Please bring 5 of your pictures on a USB or camera chip and if possible in RAW format.

Tony Miotto