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Tony Cartwright

Photographic Bio

Hi, I am currently the External Competitions Secretary for Leek Photographic Club. I think I got my interest in photography from my Dad, and have been taking pictures since the early 60s. I don't specialise in any particular subject, but I do enjoy capturing backlit subjects and natural history, both flora and fauna. I also love B&W and will spend quite some time with software to convert the colour RAW file into a Black & White image. Since moving to digital photography I also enjoy playing with the images using a combination of Lightroom, Photoshop and plug-in filters such as Topaz and Nik Software. I don't always manage to capture the 'Picture' I want in camera, but I know that, if there is a picture lurking in the image I come back with, then with the use of software I can pull it out.

Camera equipment

Olympus OM-D E-M1 and a Panasonic G7 plus some 4/3rds lenses - 12-40mm, 100-400mm, 25mm, 60mm Macro

Preferred subjects

Natural History, Black & White

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Copyright information

The copyright in all photographs within this gallery are owned exclusively by the photographer. No copying or distributing of any kind without the written consent of the copyright owner is allowed.

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Upcoming Competitions

  • Themed Competition - Projected - "Worms Eye View"
  • Open Competition - Projected Black & White/Mono/Infra Red
  • Open Competition Black & White/Mono/Infra Red - Print
  • Themed Competition - Print - "Seasons"
  • Macro Competition - Projected
  • "Major" Competition - Projected - Landscape
  • "Major" Competition - Print - Natural History
  • "Major" Competition - Projected - Open
  • "Major" Competition - Print - Landscape
  • "Major" Competition - Projected - Natural History
  • "Major" Competition - Print - Open
  • Competition - Print - Best of the Rest
  • Competition - Projected - Best of the Rest