Tag Archives: digital photography

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 »

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 »

Bri Thatcher – September 19, 2019

Speaker – Bri Thatcher Bri is the featured speaker at our “3rd Thursday” meeting on September 19. 2019.  Here is a preview of her presentation: Nothing will increase the level of your work more quickly that competing in PPA (Professional Photographers of America) style print competition. This presentation will give you an introduction into the often confusing world of PPA print competition.  Topics she will … Continue reading Bri Thatcher – September 19, 2019 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Josh Baker – The Creative Process – June 6, 2019

Speaker – Josh Baker on the Creative Process Due to a logistics issue, our original speaker, Anthony Maddaloni, will not be able to make it to our June 6 meeting. (We’ll reschedule Anthony for a later date) So instead, club founder Josh Baker will be judging this week’s competition, and will be talking to us about one of his favorite topics – the Creative Process. … Continue reading Josh Baker – The Creative Process – June 6, 2019 »