2016-2017 Schedule

September 13, 2016 – Kick-off meeting;  Print Gallery and Flea Market

bring a couple of prints; images showing steps in   post-processing are encouraged; bring photo items you wish to sell at the flea market, and your checkbook if you wish to buy.   (Market and print display start at 7PM).

 

September 20, 2016 – Brook Ward,  “Urban Exploration Photography. –The exploration and photography of abandoned places.”

A multitalented photographer presents one of his favorite subjects.  (Starts at 7:30 PM)

 

September 27, 2016 – Print competition #1

Robert Fleming and the competition committee. Members who have paid their dues may enter up to 3 images.  Bring  prints and entry forms to meeting  by 7:30 PM.

 

October 11, 2016  – David DeBar, “Hummingbird Photography”

David has invented many of the tools he uses for his photography.  (Starts at 7:30 PM)

 

October 18, 2016 – “Four corner shoot”

Tom Delegram and Tom Martin organizers. Bring your DLSR for a fun evening of shooting portraits. Studio Lighting setups, backdrops and models will be provided.

 

October 25, 2016 – Projected Digital Image Gallery

Email images to Ralph Gurley 1 week in advance. Pre-meeting demo on mounting and matting images—Bob Hayes and David Keljo—7:15PM

 

November 8, 2016 – Linda Benedict-Jones,  “Pictorialism”

Linda has played a central  role in Pittsburgh photography for more than 20 years and recently  retired from her position  as the Curator of Photography at Carnegie Museum of Art. (Starts at 7:30 PM)

 

November 15, 2016 – John Zinn “Color Management” and Image Critique Night

John is a professional photographer,  a lucid speaker and an unusually helpful reviewer of images.   Bring a couple of prints or up to 2 digital images on a USB stick (do not put them in a sub-directory).  (Starts at 7:30 PM)

 

November 22, 2016 – Projected Digital Image competition #1

Ralph Gurley and the Competition Committee.  Members who have paid their dues may enter up to 3 images. Email images to Ralph 1 week in advance.

 

December 13, 2016 – Holiday Event

Members meet over snacks and soft drinks to enjoy a print display and exchange at the Rec Center.

 

January 10, 2017 – David Keljo  “Tools for Planning Your Shoot”

A club member,  David is a travel photographer and regular contributor to the club program.  (Starts at 7:30 PM)

 

January 17, 2017 – Laurie and Frank Bruns  “Nepal”

Club members Laurie and Frank have traveled extensively and will show images from their most recent trip.    (Starts at 730 PM)

 

January 24, 2017 – Print competition #2

Robert Fleming and the Competition Committee. Members who have paid their dues may enter up to 3 images.  Bring  prints and entry forms to meeting  by 7:30 PM.

February 14, 2017 – Paul Selvaggio “Post processing, preparing photos for presentation/competition”  

Paul is Photographer and Creative Director of the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium and has been  a popular speaker at the club.  (Starts at 7:30 PM)

 

February 21, 2017 – Macro night

bring your camera, macro lens, and any lights and interesting items to photograph that you might have. (Starts at 7 PM).

 

February 28, 2017 – PDI competition #2

Ralph Gurley and the Competition Committee.  Members who have paid their dues may enter up to 3 images. Email images to Ralph 1 week in advance.

 

March 14, 2017 – Jeanine Leech,”Creative Techniques to Improve Your Photography”

Jeanine is a talented photographer (photos.jeanineleech.com), author of the outstanding book “Magic Light and the Dynamic Landscape”, and long-time club member. (Starts at 7:30 PM).

March 21, 2017 – Irene Hinke-Sacilotto,  “A Passion for Wildlife Photography, The Stories Behind the Images”

Irene is a wildlife photographer who has lectured widely and whose images can be found in many national publications. 1.5 hour presentation including Q&A. (Starts at 7:30 PM.)

 

March 22, 2017 – Deadline

Deadline for emailing salon print entry information  to Laurie Bruns

 

March 26, 2017 – Deadline

Deadline for emailing salon PDI images to Ralph Gurley

 

March 28, 2017 – Deadline

Deadline for submitting prints for salon (at meeting that night)

 

March 28, 2017 – Print Competition #3

Robert Fleming and the Competition Committee.  Members who have paid their dues may enter up to 3 images.  Bring  prints and entry forms to meeting  by 7:30 PM.

March 31, 2017 – Friday Salon Setup

April 1, 2017 – Saturday Salon

April 2, 2017 – Sunday Salon Show

 

April 11, 2017 – Tom Johnson, “The Value of  a Personal Project”

Tom  is a model who has turned the tables and become a photographer.    (Starts at 7:30 PM.)

 

April 18, 2017 – Kevin Sells, “Aerial Photography”

Kevin has combined his hobbies of photographer and pilot. (Starts at 7:30 PM.)

 

April 25, 2017 – PDI  Competition #3

Ralph Gurley and the Competition Committee. Members who have paid their dues may enter up to 3 images.   Email images to Ralph 1 week in advance.

 

May 9, 2017 – Nancy Koch, “Italy—Off the Beaten Path”

Talented club member Nancy Koch and her  husband lived in Italy for several years, and have traveled often to many regions not frequented by American travelers.  She will be presenting some travel and photography options that are not so well known. (Starts at 7:30 PM.)

May 16, 2017 – John Zinn, “Using Layers in Photoshop.”

John is a talented photographer (www.enduringlightphotography.com), excellent teacher and long-time club member. (Starts at 7:30 PM).

“Please note that a Photo Section group photo will be taken at the beginning of the meeting.”

 May 23, 2017 – End of Year Dinner

 

 

 

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