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    QUALIFICATIONS

    Sadly no, when I retired and my main source of income was no longer photography I was no longer eligible for membership and was not able to continue to use ABIPP after my name. Possibly some confusion occurs because the BIPP promotes itself as a professional qualifying body when in fact the...
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    QUALIFICATIONS

    Indeed, prior to retirement I was an Associate of the BIPP and they provide a lot of training (just not in my field though), it was an honour to have your skill recognised by your peers but the letters after your name really were only recognised within the profession. Saying that there were many...
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    QUALIFICATIONS

    My apologies to the original poster, if I had known that my innocent reference to the Civil Service was going to illicit such a vitriolic and insulting response from one member I would have avoided mentioning it...
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    QUALIFICATIONS

    What an insult from an ignorant bigot !!!! In my career, most of it spent in a Fringe Body under civil Service terms and conditions I know many, many fine photographers who have or do work in the Civil Service, Fringe Bodies the MoD and the Military and having represented the Heritage Sector...
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    Can I use a safe light with HP5+

    Been there... when I first joined the NHM part of the job involved processing the 120 film from the electron microscopes, the tanks there took two baskets at a time and both were full....
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    QUALIFICATIONS

    Thank you so much for the extra information and for taking the time to reply...
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    I've done one!

    I think you answered your own question, you need to import the images. If you are downloading into your own file system it may be an idea to set up a 'watched folder'... How to set up watched folders.
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    QUALIFICATIONS

    Was the training at the Joint Services School of Photography? If my memory serves me right the qualifications gained were considered the equal of City & Guilds 744/745 when it came to recruiting in the Civil Service and Police photographic Depts.
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    QUALIFICATIONS

    Exactly, qualifications do not make you a better photographer nor do they give you the ability to be able to photograph any assignment, this reads to me as a management failure in not providing suitable training/coaching etc. When I first started work even though well qualified I was apprenticed...
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    QUALIFICATIONS

    I beg your pardon, an utterly ignorant and moronic statement, You do realise that the Civil Service and Fringe Bodies were the biggest employers of excellent photographers.
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    QUALIFICATIONS

    There will always be bad experiences... Qualifications are needed if you are seeking employment within the Civil Service, Fringe Bodies, the MoD and civilian Police Photographers, I can tell you from experience that there are/were many fine photographers in those groups, sadly there are fewer...
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    QUALIFICATIONS

    Indeed, I had a dream to enter scientific photography, and eventually achieved that dream enjoying a 35 year career as a scientific photographer at the Natural History Museum, so my qualifications were important for that dream. My first job was with a local newspaper, where the chief...
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    QUALIFICATIONS

    ^^^ This ^^^ ^^^ and this ^^^ When I entered the profession in the early to mid 70s formal qualifications were needed if you were to find meaningful employment and the same is still true in the rapidly declining employed photographer field. However working for yourself the strength of your...
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    Tilt + shift

    Here is a good explanation; Tilt Shift and DoF I was being a bit simplistic and not putting my point across in the best way ;)
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    Tilt + shift

    Yes agreed, I did mention this in post #19..
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