Tauranga City

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CameraCourse
This course is about you, your camera and the pictures you want to take.

Courses run over three sessions and are arranged as required. Click on read more for details.

New course starting 28th August 2017 for three lessons. Please contact the group co-ordinator

Tutor:    Brian Wood
Phone:   574 6323
Email:  
Venue:   Arataki, near Bayfair.
Meetings:   First, Second and Fourth Monday of the month
Time:   1. 30 for a 1:45 start- 3:45 pm
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group - please contact Brian,
 

A very talented and friendly group, all of whom have experience with various programmes such as Photoshop and Elements, Lightroom, Faststone, and Nikon Capture NX-D. We meet to learn the best ways to manipulate and enhance photos, combine images, work with layers, and photo restoration.  Come along and take your photo enhancing to the next level.  A computer or laptop is essential – if you do not have any software, we can advise.

Convener:     Margaret Marsh
Phone:    281 2408
Sub Convener:    
Phone:    
Venue:   Members' homes as arranged
Meetings:   4th Friday of each month
Time:   10.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
Vacancies   Yes, contact the convener
     
 

 

 

MaryGoldfinch

A fun group, that meets to learn how to manipulate and enhance photographs using Photoshop / Elements with masks.  A computer or laptop is essential.

Convener:    Mary Goldfinch
Phone:   574-4000
Venue:   Members’ homes as arranged
Meetings:   1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month
Time:   9.45 a.m. to 11.45a.m
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Anne, Ph 579 0430 or Click to e-mail
 

KenRose

The purpose of this group is to enjoy photography whilst learning how to improve our photographic skills and becoming more proficient in the use of digital cameras. Our meetings are arranged for indoors where we discuss themerits of our photographic efforts whilst viewing them using a PowerPoint presentation,  on occasions we substitute our indoor meeting with an outing to a chosen place of interest, for the purpose of taking photographs.

 

Convener:   Ken Rose
Phone:   572-4472
Venue:    Members’ homes as arranged
Meetings:   2nd Tuesday of the month
Time:   9.30am for 10.00 a.m. - 12 noon
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group please contact the Convener
 

camera
A group sharing their knowledge on how to enhance and work with photographs taken on our various cameras. A computer, laptop or iPad is necessary.

 

Convener:    Jill Farr
Phone:   544 1408
Venue:   Members’ homes as arranged
Meetings:   3rd Wednesday of the month
Time:   1.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group please contact the Convener
 

We choose a set subject to photograph each month and email two photos on this subject to the convenor. We also send in two photos on an open subject. These are shown as a slideshow on a TV and discussed by members. We learn how to manipulate and enhance the photos using simple editing software. We discuss cameras and problems related to them.

Convener:   Glenne Findon
Phone:   571 2925
Mobile:   0274353515
Venue:    Members’ homes as arranged
Meetings:   3rd Tuesday of the month
Time:   9.30 a.m. for 10.00 a.m. - 12 noon
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Anne, Ph 579 0430 or Click to e-mail
 

Tauranga U3A

If you’re no longer in full time employment, have a need for mental stimulation and possess knowledge, skills and interests that you would like to share, discuss and pass on to others? Then U3A may be the answer.