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Lighting Summit – Featuring Rebecca Thacher – July 5th

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Lighting Summit – Featuring Rebecca Thacher – July 5th

Our July meeting will be  July 5th at 6:00 PM at the Norman P Murray Center and will be a “Lighting Summit”.   We will have demonstrations of 3 types of lighting (outdoor/natural light, studio light and speedlights).  This event will replace our normal agenda, thus we will only have minimal announcements, no gallery viewing […]

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Ron Eroh – Featured Photographer – June 2017

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Ron Eroh – Featured Photographer – June 2017

Congratulations to Member Ron Eroh, our Featured Photographer for June 2017.  Please read about Ron’s adventures as a photographer and check out his work HERE For me, photography started in the early ‘60s.  I had asked for a camera for Christmas and received the Kodak Instamatic 404.  The film was the 126 cartridge. In the […]

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Back Button Focusing

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Back Button Focusing

Collected below are links to various internet offerings on Back Button Focusing including both WHY many professional photographers use it and how to set it up for a sampling of common camera types.  Since Back Button Focusing is integral to Autofocusing strategies.   Tutorials are included on principles and applications for settings in different shooting situations. […]

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Piper Mackay – Guest Speaker – June 2017 Meeting

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Piper Mackay – Guest Speaker – June 2017 Meeting

Our guest speaker for June 2017 is Piper Mackay.  Her intrepid journey as an African wildlife and cultural photographer has taken her on adventures spanning the African continent; a land she fell in love with when she first stepped foot on its rich red soil. She instantly made the decision to change her life’s direction […]

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Bette Boren – Featured Photographer – May 2017

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Bette Boren – Featured Photographer – May 2017

Congratulations Bette Boren, May 2017 Featured Photographer.  Her inspirational story follows. My passion for photography is ignited by my near death episode that brought me to view life from a new perspective. I have always had an interest in photography since High School.  I was the one walking around with a camera in hand.  At […]

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Bodhi Smith – May 3, 2017 Featured Speaker

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Bodhi Smith – May 3, 2017  Featured Speaker

Our guest speaker for May is Bodhi Smith.  Bodhi is an award winning fine-art landscape photographer, a digital photography instructor, and an international tour guide. He creates vivid photographic compositions that are impressions and expressions of his own feelings, emotions, and experiences. He specializes in ultra-long exposures that often appear surreal or dreamlike but still […]

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Deril (Oogie) Schmitt – Featured Photographer – April 2017

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Deril (Oogie) Schmitt – Featured Photographer – April 2017

Oogie Schmitt is a man of many talents and fun stories from his life.  He spent several  years in Trona, CA, home of the “Pinnacles”.  Oogie recently led an outing to theMojave Desert including a few hours in Trona.  Not much left of it now as satiriclly portrayed by the road sign. Oogie outlines his Photographic […]

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Greg Schneider – April 2017 Featured Speaker

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Greg Schneider – April 2017 Featured Speaker

Greg Schneider will be our featured speaker for April 2017 on the topic  “Down and Out”, a story about homeless people across America. After eight years of making photos for the San Bernardino Sun newspaper, Greg Schneider joined the magazine staff of an international Christian ministry before embarking on a freelance career making photos for […]

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2017 Monthly Challenge Rules

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2017 Monthly Challenge Rules

2017 Monthly Challenge Rules The monthly challenge will be announced in the first newsletter of the month.  Images for the monthly challenge must be shot after the challenge is issued (no archival work) and must be completed (uploaded) by 11:59pm the last Sunday before our meeting. Upload only one image per competition. No watermarks. If you know how, […]

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Heather Wieshlow – Featured Photographer – March 2017

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Heather Wieshlow – Featured Photographer – March 2017

Heather Wieshlow Photographer. Entrepreneur. Lover of Life. Heather Wieshlow captures slices of life that move, inspire and touch people. She is an avid adventurer, with a creative spirit and joyful heart. Her keen eye for beauty is reflected in the picturesque moments captured within her imagery. Heather’s passion for nature, people and places is reflected […]

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We welcome photography enthusiasts of ALL levels with any camera type.
We are here to share and learn from each other.
We encourage guests to attend our meetings to find out what we are all about,
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