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The Sacred Nature Special Offer ...


Having supported the Sacred Nature Initiative and the production of this book, which I have just read for the second time, I cannot recommend it enough.

It comprises some very insightful thoughts and facts about the need for us all to act now, if the nature we love is to be preserved. As a bonus it contains over 250 pages of some of the best nature photographs I have seen.

Placing this book on your coffee table will give you, your family and friends, hours of pleasure and you will be supporting a very worthy cause which could improve the lives of generations to come.



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New Zealand - A visit to North Island.

New Zealand is a stunning location with photo opportunities wherever you visit.

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Ireland - A great combination of scenic beauty with its rolling green countryside and spectacular coastlines.

Ireland has a great combination of scenic beauty with its rolling green countryside and spectacular coastlines. It also has excellent historic architecture with the many castles, churches and of course, pubs.

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Looking for a Photo Club?


Be inspired, motivated and learn from experienced photographers and fellow members.

You don’t need fancy equipment or to be a professional photographer to comment on the world around you with your camera or smartphone.

MyPhotoClub provides weekly Live Zoom Talks – on Thursdays at 19-00 UK time.More activities will be added taking into account your requests, input and feedback.

We’re very proud of our Events Programme and delighted by the quality and variety of the Speakers that we have engaged from the UK, USA and beyond.

Practical, Processing and Smartphone sessions are included and genres such as Travel, Street, Architecture, Wildlife, Macro, Mono, Landscape, Sport, Portraits and much more are included.

Topics to look forward to include "Seeing In Black & White", "Adventures in Creative Photography" & "Publishing A Photo Book".

Even non-photographers will enjoy the fantastic images and fascinating commentary from our great guest speakers!



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Venice - One of the most interesting cities in the world to visit and photograph.

Venice is truly a unique and beautiful place and one of the only cities that can boast having no roads for motorized vehicles in the main portion of the city.

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Sensational Sydney - To Tire of Sydney, is to Tire of Life.

When a man is tired of Sydney, he is tired of life; for there is in Sydney all that life can afford.

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Lesvos - A Greek island in the Sun

Lesvos is a very beautiful island. Pine forests, olive groves, and barren mountains, with lots of inland sea, unspoilt countryside, and friendly locals are the draw here! Lots to photograph too.

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Komodo National Park - Home of the Dragon

Komodo offers some of the best diving in Indonesia, but there be dragons as well.

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Colour Temperature - The colour of light affects the colours in your photograph

The colours in your photograph may look different from how you remember them when you took it. This is often because of the colour temperature of the light.

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Costa Rica - An adventure right from the start.

The adventure across central Costa Rica began with drive through Braulio Carillo National Park, lush and mountainous.

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Places to Photograph - Some of the Best

Most photographers are looking for great places to photograph. This section covers some of the best that we have visited.

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Snowdonia - The most stunning views that North Wales has to offer.

Snowdonia has so many outstanding vistas on the circular tour that the best advice is just to say - do it!

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Mont St Michel - A Spiritual Spire Ascendent.

Mont St Michel is an absolute must see if you are visiting Normandy or Brittany in the northern part of France.

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The Golden Triangle - A Magical Tour of India

Travelling the Golden Triangle presents many opportunities for better photographs with a difference.

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Photography Tutorials - Video Tutorials for All Photographers.

Learn how to take better photos with these photography tutorials.

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Fairground Photographs - Simple tricks on how to get stunning shots.

Bright lights and thrilling action are ideal for creating great Fairground Photographs and family memories.

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Portrait Photographer - Thoughts from a Master.

Renowned and influential portrait photographer Barry Lategan shares his thoughts and experience.

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The Colour Wheel - Understand it and your shots will improve instantly.

An understanding of the colour wheel has always been fundamental to photography. It's not surprising, given that colour is a crucial part of our world.

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Black and White Photographs - Taking them can make you a Better Photographer.

Black and white photographs can convey a timeless, 'classic' look that simply isn't possible with colour.

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Photography Composition - Understanding the basics can revolutionise your shots.

It’s a truism that, however good your camera is, your shots will stand or fall by your understanding of good photography composition.

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