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November 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results

The November 2019 Digital Competition’s theme was “Unusual Suspects“. Twenty-three members attended the November 7 “all critique” meeting. Judging Mark Laussade organized the judging by gathering experienced photographers who volunteered to judge.  Four judges were present, and Mark selected three of the judges for each photo.  One (or more) or the judges would critique the photo.  The judges were Carol Acurso, Mary Day Long, Carol … Continue reading November 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results »

Competition Only Meeting, November 7, 2019

This meeting will be our monthly competition.  All photos (time permitting) will be critiqued. Each member present can also join in by voting for his/her favorite two photos from each class.  See the instructions for “popular voting” below. Photo Competition We held a critique-only meeting on October 3, 2019, and it was a big success.  Mark Laussade recruited four judges, all of whom are club … Continue reading Competition Only Meeting, November 7, 2019 »

Ted Keller, November 21, 2019

Featured Speaker: Ted Keller Ted enjoys speaking to camera clubs and other groups interested in photography.  His topic for this evening is shown below. The Value of Practice (artificial experience exercises) This presentation provides insight for ensuring that exceptional photo opportunities aren’t missed!  Momentary light shafts disappear; wildlife scampers and flies; rainbows fade; kids’ expressions change; and guides move us along. Photographers can drastically decrease … Continue reading Ted Keller, November 21, 2019 »

October 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results

The October 2019 Digital Competition’s theme was “Open”. Judging Mark Laussade organized the judging by gathering experienced photographers who volunteered to judge.  Each of the classes had three judges, and Mark supplied the judges with voting pads.  Each judge voted on each photo with a score from 1 to 10.  Mark’s software gathered the scores, combined them, and showed the total on the screen.  Thus, … Continue reading October 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results »

Competition Only Meeting, October 3, 2019

This meeting will be our monthly competition.  All photos (time permitting) will be critiqued. Each member present can also join in by voting for his/her favorite two photos from each class.  See the instructions for “popular voting” below. Photo Competition Our September 5 meeting was the first time we held a critique-only meeting and it was a big success.  Mark Laussade moderated the four judges, … Continue reading Competition Only Meeting, October 3, 2019 »

Stephen Brkich, October 17, 2019

Featured Speaker: Stephen Brkich on Photographing in Alaska Stephen Brkich just returned from another Alaska trip in September and will be presenting some fantastic photos at this meeting. About Stephen Brkich Stephen has been using a camera since 1979 when he received one at Christmas.  It was a Canon AT-1 that was all manual. Its first use was for a School trip to Washington DC … Continue reading Stephen Brkich, October 17, 2019 »

September 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results

The September 2019 Digital Competition’s theme was “Seeing Double“. Judging This competition introduced a new judging method pioneered by Mark Laussade.  Judging was done by a four-member panel and was moderated by Mark.  For each photo, Mark chose three of the judges, and each one of them would rate the photo from 1 to 10 via a keypad.  Thus, the total score for each photo … Continue reading September 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results »

Competition Only Meeting, September 5, 2019

The club members have expressed a desire to have all their submitted photographs critiqued, so this meeting has no speaker in order to allow time for these critiques.  In the past few meetings, only one photograph from each photographer was critiqued, but the judge will critique all photographs in this meeting, time permitting. This is a free, public meeting so invite a buddy! but we … Continue reading Competition Only Meeting, September 5, 2019 »

Processing RAW Images and Round Table on Programs – Thursday, August 15, 2019

Phil Hawkins on Processing RAW Images You can unlock the potential of your digital images by choosing to shoot in the camera’s RAW format. Today this is much easier than it used to be, but it still takes knowing different options. Phil Hawkins will introduce his work flow for using DxO Photolab to do post-production of RAW images. For those of you who are wedded … Continue reading Processing RAW Images and Round Table on Programs – Thursday, August 15, 2019 »

August 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results

The August 2019 Digital Competition was an open theme competition judged by Carol Schiraldi. Class 1 – Novice There were 14 Class 1 submissions with 3 awards. 1st Place – “Old Window” – Jim McDaniel 2nd Place – “Africa Tree Sunset” – Reid Wittliff 3rd Place – “F15 Eagle” – James Butler Class 2 – Advanced There were 18 Class 2 submissions with 4 awards. … Continue reading August 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results »