The Chiang Mai Photographic Group aims to further all aspects of the picture taking abilities of its members through the sharing of skills and mutual support in an informal, inclusive and enjoyable atmosphere. All are welcome, regardless of experience - if you want to improve your skills please come along to a meeting and try it out. The CMPG is run solely for the benefit of its members and a 50 baht contribution to our funds is levied at each meeting which is used to defray general expenses. This donation is optional for first time visitors

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  • New Photo Comment
    Mike S. Mike S. commented on a photo
    Yesterday

    "Nice shot Peter. Almost looks like a sequence of a single bird making a landing. I'd like to see this in B+W -- maybe even a high contrast B+W."

  • New Photo
    Peter N. added a new photo to Photos for Comments and Critique
    Yesterday
  • New Photo Comment
    Peter N. Peter N. commented on a photo
    Yesterday

    "I forgot to add, yes, I, too, saw no artistic value in it nor did I think it was even a decent portrait. The value to me was like most people's vacation shots, the memory of the situation. This was a typical small village...."

  • New RSVP
    John S.
  • New Discussion Reply
    Mike S.

    "Burt, Actually, I see that two of your images were put into the shortlist last week. The 16x16 you refer to was NOT accepted. That said, one of the two images put into the shortlist had a pixel count of 1934 on the shortest side...."

  • New Photo Comment
    Peter N. Peter N. commented on a photo
    2 days ago

    "You are right about the back ground. I meant to blur it and forgot...."

  • New Photo Comment
    Peter N. Peter N. commented on a photo
    2 days ago

    "Hmmmm, I see what you mean. I composed it like this because the guy on the right was holding the chisel. I watch a couple of swings and saw concrete flying and the chisel sinking into the slab...."

  • New Photo Comment
    Mike S. Mike S. commented on a photo
    2 days ago

    "I think a severe crop of the just sledge hitting the concrete might be more interesting."

  • New Photos
    Peter N. added 5 new photos to Test Album
    2 days ago
  • New Photo Comment
    Mike S. Mike S. commented on a photo
    2 days ago

    "Hate it. No eye contact. She appears to wish the photographer away. Background too in-focus and it only distracts from the unwilling subject. No contrast. Boring."

 

Our Sponsors

  • The River Market

    The River Market provides the CMPG with the meeting venue.

  • Digital Photo Shop

    offers CMPG members a 10% on photo printing.

  • Photo Bug

    offers CMPG members a 10% discount on select photographic accessories.

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