Well our first evening of 2022 and it did not disappoint. Our speaker
Jeanette gave us a thoroughly enjoyable evening with all members
looking at their smartphones in a different way.
Jeanette began by giving us an introduction that included a little about
herself, her career as a teacher for 12 years and about setting up her
business as a photographer.
Her inspiration to use a smartphone entirely came from an exhibition she
saw at Waddlesdon Manor by fashion photographer Nick Knight titled
“Exhibition of Roses” taken from his garden in which all images that
were 14’ were taken entirely on his phone.
She went on to explain how she had begun to work with Smartphones
and to tell us that famous photographers began to work with their
smartphones even Rankin had changed his mind regarding using a
Jeanette gave a humorous and informative talk with a several
demonstrations on how to use a Smartphone and how to edit your
images using an app called Snapseed.
She explained how to access and control exposure, how to use portrait
and macro, turning your phone upside down, on using mirror sheets to
get good reflections and if you didn’t have any mirror sheets, using
puddles of water as an alternative or even carrying your own water bottle
and making your own.
The whole presentation was supported by wonderful pictures she had
taken mostly in London including St Paul’s from Tate Modern and a
group of images called “Lock Down London” showing the empty streets