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September 2020

Education & Training – Understanding Photoshop Layers with Jim Sinsheimer

September 8, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

As we all know, Photoshop is an awesome editing tool for photographers. It has many choices with regard to tools that provide virtually unlimited editing possibilities. One of the most versatile capabilities is use of layers in the workflow process. In Jim’s presentation, he will review what a layer is, the different types of layers, what basic editing can be done with them, and discuss masking, which unlocks the full potential of Photoshop layers. The presentation will be live (Jim will…

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Education & Training – The Joys of Water Photography with Lynn Cates

September 29, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Lynn will share her love of the creative aspects of water photography. Moving water is fascinating whether it is in majestic waterfalls or tiny streams. It has many moods – from lively and energetic to peaceful and calm. Lynn will discuss how to capture some of these moods with techniques she uses in the field such as varying shutter speeds and filters. She also will discuss techniques she uses in post-processing to accentuate lines, shapes, and textures to help bring…

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October 2020

Education & Training – A Workflow from Raw to Print with Gary Perlow

October 13, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This presentation will be an in-depth description of a linear logical approach to photograph editing that will take you from a raw file straight out of camera through Photoshop to printing.  It will be geared to novice and experienced users of Photoshop.  Topics discussed will shed light on what should be done, when it should be done, and why it should be done. The programs used will be Bridge, Adobe Camera Raw, and Photoshop.  The why and wherefore of raw…

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November 2020

Education & Training – Anonymous Critique: Kathryn Mohrman and Stan Bysshe

November 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Kathryn Mohrman Our November E&T Tuesday will be an Anonymous Critique conducted by Kathryn Mohrman and Stan Bysshe. Take this opportunity to get feedback on your images. Submit images you are using new software to process; images you like but feel need just a little help, or images you may consider for a competition. The sole purpose of anonymous critique is to help you grow as a photographer. You will not be identified unless you choose to make comments or…

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December 2020

Education & Training – Bird Photography with Bill Corbett

December 8, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Bird photography is for everyone interested in the wildlife, beauty, and light that can be found just outside your kitchen window or far beyond.  Bill’s presentation will detail photography of birds at rest and in flight, for all levels of interest and expertise, from beginner to advanced. Bill’s illustrated presentation will cover five topics, with each discussed in terms of the basics and how to move up a learning curve. Equipment:  From using a point and shoot superzoom to handling…

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January 2021

Education & Training – Abstract Photography with Mike Whalen

January 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  Program Curves by Mike Whalen Most photography is based on capturing real, easily recognizable subjects such as a people, places, or things. Abstract photography is different. Instead, the objective is to look for simpler visual elements such as: shapes and colors; lines and curves; textures, tones, and patterns. These simple elements become the dominant points of interest in abstract photos.    The sources could be either naturally occurring or man-made, and of any size. Frequently, small areas of larger…

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February 2021

Education & Training – Portfolio Project: 1st Preliminary Review

February 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

First Preliminary Review, Portfolio Project – Details coming…

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March 2021

Education & Training – Portfolio Project: 2nd Preliminary Review

March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Second Preliminary Review, Portfolio Project – features the preliminary review of the second half of this year’s Portfolio Project (PP) submissions.  We have an amazing variety of subject matter and approaches, some of which have been inspired by the pandemic restrictions surrounding us. Ginger Werz-Petricka, Willa Siegel, and Brenda Wilson, co-chairs of the Portfolio Project will offer their feedback on key aspects of each portfolio presented: the artist statement, how it reflects the portfolio content, and the cohesiveness of portfolio…

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Education & Training – Anonymous Critique with Lynn Cates and Willa Friedman

March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Willa Friedman Lynn Cates Take this opportunity to get feedback on your images. Submit images you are using new software to process; images you like but feel may need just a little help, and/or images you may consider for a competition. The sole purpose of anonymous critique is to help you grow as a photographer.  You will not be identified unless you choose to make comments or ask questions about your images.   You can also ask questions a bit more…

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April 2021

Education & Training – Portfolio Project: 1st Final Review With Brian Zwit

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Education & Training – Portfolio Project: First Final Review with Brian Zwit as our guest reviewer.

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