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June 2017 Meeting

Next meeting Thursday, June 8, 2017

Loyalist College, Pioneer Building, Room P24

7:30

Feature Presentation

Tips for Travel Photography

Mike Gaudaur will lead a discussion on tips, techniques, and gear for better travel photography. Members (and guests!) are encouraged to bring in and share anything they have found that makes travel photography, easier or better. This will include using compact point and shoot cameras and cell phones.

Break

Mike will present a workshop on editing your images on the road using a tablet or smart phone. 

Theme Image Critique

We will finish the evening sharing and critiquing our monthly theme images.

This month’s theme: Fine Art Black and White

You can upload your images to our theme gallery on this website, or bring them in on a USB memory stick. Please refine your image selection down to your best two images.

May 2017 Meeting

Next meeting Thursday, May 11, 2017

Loyalist College, Pioneer Building, Room P24

7:30

Feature Presentation

Creating Fine Art Images

Margaret Liddon will bring us a presentation on how she creates fine art images of simplistic beauty. This presentation should help us all to see and create images that reveal beauty in the world around us.

Break

Mike will present an image editing workshop on various techniques for sharpening your images.

  • sharpening after capture
    • three types of sharpening
    • basic sharpening in Lightroom
    • Nik Sharpener
    • basic Photoshop sharpening
    • advanced Photoshop sharpening

 

Theme Image Critique

We will finish the evening sharing and critiquing our monthly theme images.

This month’s theme: Sharp

You can upload your images to our theme gallery on this website, or bring them in on a USB memory stick. Please refine your image selection down to your best two images.

Please note that Douglas Banks is coming to clean cameras and lenses at the May meeting. Bring your equipment in for professional, on-site cleaning. Please bring cash ($20 for cameras and $10 per lens). Equipment will be cleaned during the meeting and ready for you to take home at the end of the meeting. This a fantastic opportunity to get your equipment in top condition for a busy summer of shooting.

April 2017 Meeting

Next meeting Thursday, April 13, 2017

Loyalist College, Pioneer Building, Room P24

7:30

Feature Presentation

Getting Sharper Pictures

Mike will present a camera technique and image editing workshop on best practices for obtaining sharper images.

  • hand held technique
  • working with tripods
  • other forms of support
  • lens use tips
  • obtaining sharp images of things in motion
  • sharpening after capture
    • three types of sharpening
    • basic sharpening in Lightroom
    • Nik Sharpener
    • basic Photoshop sharpening
    • advanced Photoshop sharpening

Break

Field Trip and Guest Speaker Idea Forum

Please come with your ideas and suggestions for special speakers we could invite to speak at our club.

It would be great if we good discuss some ideas for photography field trips.

Theme Image Critique

We will finish the evening sharing and critiquing our monthly theme images.

This month’s theme: Out of Place

You can upload your images to our theme gallery on this website, or bring them in on a USB memory stick. Please refine your image selection down to your best two images.

Please note that Douglas Banks is coming to clean cameras at the May meeting, and not the April meeting as previously announced.

SAPRK Photo Festival

The SPARK Photo Festival is a celebration of photography, and the artists, dreamers, innovators, storytellers, professionals and enthusiasts behind the camera lens. Every year, the month of April marks the arrival of numerous photographic exhibits and artists, in locations throughout the Northumberland, Peterborough, and the Kawartha Lakes regions. Technical workshops, lectures, talks, films, and other related photographic events and activities take place year-round as well as during the festival. The 5th annual festival is scheduled for April 1 to April 30, 2017.

This year there are 28 individual exhibits and 26 group exhibits. Two Quinte Photo Club members have exhibits in Campbellford. 

  • Lori Gillespie – Snapshots Photo & Video (reception Saturday, April 8 from 10 am to 2 pm)
  • Mike Gaudaur – Bennett’s Furniture (reception Saturday, April 8 from 11 am to 4 pm)

Click here for a complete listing of all the exhibits.

March Meeting Summary

We had another full house at the March meeting. Thanks to all who attended – even if they couldn’t stay all the way to the end.

Thanks

A huge thank you goes out to Judith Bain who revealed her technique for creating beautiful works of art out of what seemed like fairly blah RAW files. Judith mentioned that she uses NIK software like Color Efex and Silver Efex to get the results she showed us. Here is a link to the Google NIK page where you can download the suite for FREE:

https://www.google.com/nikcollection/

Reminder

Next month Douglas Banks will be on-site to clean our camera sensors. The cost is $20 and must be paid in cash when you sign in your camera. He will will work at cleaning during our meeting and return cameras at the end of the evening.

Theme

Next month’s theme is “What doesn’t belong?”. Be sure to upload your images to our website and the Quinte Photography Club Facebook page.

March Meeting

Next meeting Thursday, March 9, 2017

Loyalist College, Pioneer Building, Room P24

1. Special Speaker

Judith Bain

 

Judith is a multiple award winning photographer. She takes a very creative approach to her photography. Her images are as much works of art as they are photographs. At our next meeting Judith is going to take us behind the scene to see her creative process from RAW capture through image editing and ultimately to the framed finished print.

To view photos from from Judith’s web gallery:   Judith’s website gallery

2. Break

3. Theme Image Critique

We will finish the evening sharing and critiquing our monthly theme images.

This month’s theme: Black & White

You can upload your images to our theme gallery on this website, or bring them in on a USB memory stick. Please refine your image selection down to your best two images.

February Meeting

Next meeting Thursday, February 9, 2017

Loyalist College, Pioneer Building, Room P24

1. Special Speakers

Clint & Susan Guy

Clint and Susan are an outdoors couple who both enjoy photography, camping, canoeing, hiking and biking.

Clint has been involved in both video and photographic mediums since he was 14, when he set up his first B&W darkroom.  Susan started taking pictures 5-6 years ago. Their focus is wildlife and landscape photography, although Clint enjoys dabbling in HDR, macro and portraiture.

They love Ontario’s Provincial Parks and have visited over 60 in the last 5 years.  Last year they did the Lake Superior Circle Tour which included 14 Provincial Parks, 2 National parks and a number of private campgrounds.  Finishing off their 3 month plus trip with 10 days at Algonquin Provincial Park, their favorite of all Provincial Parks where they spend anywhere from 2-8 weeks a year.  

They take their camera equipment with them in bike bags, their canoe or back packs exploring each park seeking out different venues of photographic opportunities.

To view photos from Clint and Susan’s many adventures go to their web site:   www.pbase.com/clint_guy

Susan enjoys creating photo books using Blurb and is currently working on an Adventure blog.

2. Break

3. Theme Image Critique

We will finish the evening sharing and critiquing our monthly theme images.

This month’s theme: couples (this can a any two things that form a couple)

You can upload your images to our theme gallery on this website, or bring them in on a USB memory stick. Please refine your image selection down to your best two images.

Notice:

If bad weather becomes an issue and we need to cancel a meeting I will post a notice on the homepage of this website and all subscribers should automatically receive an email notification as well.