Training Materials


The following useful PDF guides / tutorials have been written / spotted by Club Members:

Shortlisting images (e.g. for ext comps) using the Image Database

Internal Competition Secretary Role Description

Image Preparation for Club Competitions

Exporting images from Lightroom for PDI competitions (2018)

Digital Image Guidance_v2

Printed Image Guidance_V2

Resizing Images

Printing with a Border in Lightroom

3rd Party Printers Guidance v1

Mounting of Prints & the cutting of Mount Board

Other Guides

Basics of Composition

Optimum exposure

Getting off Auto Sep 2016

Replacing Sky Guidancev2

Sharpening Digital Images v1

To RAW or not to RAW

Use of Filters

Sharpening Digital Images v1

Camera Basics

Importing Photos to Lightroom

Intructions for using Canon 400D to take HDR photos

7 common Post-Processing mistakes

Adding images into a new install of Lightroom



Keith Truman found the following sites covering Photoshop techniques:

General Techniques:

Replacing skies using ‘blend if’ feature:

Three methods to replace a sky in photoshop:


Keith Truman has found the following websites of use to existing / potential Lightroom users:

Useful Presets:

Video Tutorials:

E-book Quickstart Manual:

Archive / Guides that have been updated

Getting off the auto setting on your camera


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