New photography group set to launch in South Leeds

A mobile phone and digital camera sit on an open laptop computer

Digital Image South Leeds is a new group set up in South Leeds with the aim of bringing together people of South Leeds who have a like-minded interest in Digital Photography and Video Making. We are aiming to help individuals gain expertise, practical skills, develop creativity and confidence in using digital imaging technology including Digital Cameras, Video Cameras and Mobile Phones.

We have a range of activities planned which includes a mix of trips, studio sessions, instruction on various photographic techniques which are going to happen during the weekly sessions.

We are planning activities around all things Digital Image related, which includes, but not limited to:

  • Teaching digital photography, we are creating a modular beginners course, the tutor creates the material and guides the student to create the images/illustrations, not only demonstrating the techniques, but showcasing students work after the fact.
  • Provide support and guidance for the use of mobile phone cameras and the various editing that can be done simply within the phone itself.
  • Enable access to computers software, teach and guide people how to use the computer, download photographs, modify, retouch, enhance, print and create presentations of their work.
  • Organise ‘Studio’ sessions including using ‘green screen’ techniques
  • Organise trips to various ‘on location photo shoots’
  • Create projects for people to participate in, such as visually documenting the local area & heritage sites and publishing on the group web site.
  • Create relationships with other local groups and organisations to photo document their events, such as local Galas etc.
  • Show and guide people how to make, edit and produce videos
  • How to scan, from prints, slides, negatives, plus how to enhance and repair old photographs.
  • Guidance in the proper use of web publishing sites, such as Facebook, help create and maintain own web sites and photo journals.

When and where do we meet:

Weekly sessions are going to be held somewhere local during the evenings 7-9pm.

If you wish to join us or chat give Steve a call on 07754 391490, or visit our Favebook page at:


This post was written by Steve Thompson

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