Big change for 2018-2019 season, ALL digital images can have a maximum of up to 1200 pixels per side, including any 1-2 pixel border.

Sep 10th: 1st Meeting - a members' "hands-on shoot-out".  This will involve multiple demos at our usual meeting location, where all members will have the opportunity to try different kinds of photography. Bring your camera gear and tripods
Demos include [with suggested equipment needed]:
1. Painting with light (shutter/cable release good, approx. range lens between 24mm-80mm)
2. Droplet photography - bring extra SD/CF cards to place in presenters camera
3. Blacklight photography - if you have some small flourescent objects you want to photograph, bring those
4. Product photography using a small light tent (macro lens or other lens that focuses close, close-up filters, ext. tubes)
5. Shooting through grease-coated glass (bring extra CF or SD cards for this as you will be using presenter's camera)
6. Close-up Photography (Macro lens, or extension tubes & close-up filters, maybe flash with off-camera cord or wireless equivalent) Bring extra SD/CF cards if you don't have macro lens so you can use presenter's camera.

Nov. 26 Presentation: CB Friedland, a Michigan based photographer & educator, will present a program about "Urban Photography: What Makes A City Unique". His passion lies in helping other photographers find their creative voice through providing a positive, engaging, student-focused learning environment for them to succeed in.  Guests welcome.

2018 - 2019 assignments are:
Color Prints
1. Keeping Time- clocks, watches, time keeping device
2. Show Motion - blur, panning or frozen
3. County Fair- capture the spirit of the fair
4. After Dark- obvious that the sun has set, not indoors or cave
1. Insects- any insect, no arachnids (spiders)
2. Focus on Feet- emphasis on feet, not just animals that have feet
3. Year of the Bird- celebrate 100 years of Int. Migratory Bird Act with photos of birds, either close-up detail, portrait or bird in its habitat
4. Groups - any nature subject that's 3 or more in the photo
1. Unposed or Candid Portrait
2. Street Corner
3. Contrast Old and New
4. Bad Weather
Digital Monochrome:
1. Photographers- World Photography Day is Aug. 19, feature one or more photographers involved in photography.
2. Close Up Of A Machine- any machine inside or out, use light creatively
Digital Creative:
1. Create a Movie Poster- either a real presentation or fictional version that you imagine
2. Combine 2 or more Seasons


10. You have 30,000 family photos neatly categorized in Lightroom, but zero photos of you.
9.  When at a car dealership, you translate the price of a car in your head to “Nine 5D Mark IV's.”  Your last power bill cost two monopods.
8.  Your airplane carry-on is heavier than your checked bags
7.  You describe disgusting old dilapidated barns as “beautiful.”  
6.  When performing daily duties, you adjust the angle of your head or change your line of vision for a more interesting composition.
5.  You look at a desk full of tax returns and wonder how you could photograph the stack.
4.  Your neighbors admit to you that they don't take pics of their own kids playing outside anymore because they know you will be there doing it every chance you get.
3.  You pity (and judge harshly) members of the public when you see them using their big, fancy dSLR in… automatic mode.
2.  You watch a movie and pay more attention to the aperture then to what's happening in the movie
1.  The camera in your hand is more comfortable than the tennis shoes on your feet.

Tips on cleaning your digital sensor
Digital Photography Sharpening Tip bythom
Photography Workshops
Guide To Understanding Exposure
Used Equip. Buy And Sell
Midwest Photographic Exchange
Lightroom Tutorials

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