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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 »

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 »

Yosemite Adventures – August 1, 2019

Phil Hawkins on Photographing Yosemite National Park Phil Hawkins, NAPfS President and Yosemite National Park workshop leader for 14 years, will be showing his award-winning park images as well as recommending the best places to go at different times of the year and how to organize yourself and gear to prepare for what you will encounter in different seasons. Plus, he’ll reveal directions to hidden … Continue reading Yosemite Adventures – August 1, 2019 »

Pfireworks Pfotowalk Results

The first Thursday in July, 2019, was a holiday (July 4) so  instead of our usual church location an outing was held in Pflugerville to photograph pfireworks.  In addition to a clinic on how to photograph fireworks lead by Phil Hawkins, Clay Leben organized a “scavenger hunt” to photograph 10 patriotic subjects. The nine members who came were assigned to three team: Red, White, and … Continue reading Pfireworks Pfotowalk Results »

July 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results

The July 2019 Digital Competition was an open theme competition judged by Phil Hawkins.  This competition was a little different than previous months since it was held on the third Thursday of July (the first Thursday was a holiday – July 4) and Phil was not the speaker for the meeting.  The speaker was Anthony Maddaloni who judged the March, 2019 competition. Class 1 – Novice … Continue reading July 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results »

Anthony Maddaloni – 68 Degrees Barton Springs Project – July 18, 2019

Speaker – Anthony Maddaloni on 68 Degrees Barton Springs and other Austin photo projects Anthony’s current projects include photographing the people at Barton Springs and also a City of Austin grant funded project titled Govalle Park, where he is photographing the baseball players. Meeting Details: Date: Thursday, July 18, 2019 starting at 7 PM.  (Note that this is the third Thursday in July since the first Thursday … Continue reading Anthony Maddaloni – 68 Degrees Barton Springs Project – July 18, 2019 »

June 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results

The June 2019 Digital Competition was On a Limb / Flight and judged by Josh Baker, our speaker for the evening. Class 1 – Novice There were 9 Class 1 submissions with 2 awards. 1st Place – One In A Hundred – Troy Carter 2nd Place – Very Close Veins – Jim McDaniel Class 2 – Advanced There were 20 Class 2 submissions with 4 … Continue reading June 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results »