Congrats to Wayne Zussman whose photos, “Thank You” and “Having a Beer”, were featured in the cover story of the May issue of What’s Up? Eastern Shore.
Congrats to Carol Ward whose photo, “Milky Way at Arches”, was awarded a Merit Award from Berkeley Arts Works in the Ninth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit.
Call for Entries-
The Frederick Camera Clique is looking to showcase the full range of subject matter that photographers in the region capture with their cameras. There are no exclusions as to the type of photography that may be entered. Submissions are accepted through May 24. The exhibition will be held July 13 to September 3, 2019, at the Mary Condon Hodgson Gallery at Frederick Community College, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD.
The Worcester County Arts Council invites all interested artists to participate in a juried art competition and exhibit to be presented during the month of July at the WCAC Gallery located at 6 Jefferson Street in Berlin. The exhibition is open to all artists (18 years old and older), professional or amateur with work in any media. All work must be original and completed within the last three years. The subject is “Hot Stuff” and is open to the artist’s individual expression and interpretation. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or contact Joe Scukanec at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fine Art and Fine Junk Workshop with Fred Silber and David Blecman. The June 8thworkshop at a Baltimore City architectural salvage yard will focus on learning to achieve tack sharpness, the importance of proper exposure and white balance, how to effectively utilize your camera’s live view, how to properly use an incident meter and more, including how to photograph textures, lines, shapes, patterns, intricate details, etc. The TCC members only morning session is sold out. Several TCC members have signed up for the afternoon session from 2:30pm-5:30pm. This is the last call to register for the afternoon session before it is opened up to non-members on May 10th. http://posneg.com/fineart/
The Harrisburg Camera Club will hold its 9th Annual Light & Creativity workshop Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Central Penn College Conference Center, Valley Road and B Street, Enola PA 17025. Speakers include Keynote Speaker, Kevin Holliday, who will discuss and show why we do things in photography rather than how we do them. Learn what it means to produce with vision and how to tell your stories through light and dark. Paula Chamlee will present The Art of Seeing: How to Make Better Photographs regardless of subject matter or materials used. Mark Bowie will take you beyond making traditional images of the Milky Way to expand your nocturnal repertoire and create heavenly nightscapes, and Penelope Taylor will cover the basics of infrared photography including the spectrum of light, the language of infrared, your gear options to capture infrared light, and good-practice capture tips and techniques. As always, a continental breakfast and hot buffet lunch are included in your registration. Total registration is limited to 150. For more information and registration visit: www.lightandcreativity.org.
Maine – Autumn In Acadia / Acadia National Park / October 12 – 15, 2019 with Bob Fawcett. Photography Workshop / Autumn is a great time to visit Maine. Some of the areas we will shoot, based on weather and best light, include Cadillac Mountain, Jordan Pond, Great Head, Sand Beach, Otter Cliffs, Sieur De Monts Spring, The Bubbles, Eagle Lake and even Schoodic Peninsula. Hands-on field instruction will include using various techniques with Neutral Density filters for Long Exposures, Proper HDR Capture, Exposure Stacking, Focus Stacking, and Panoramas. We will cover all the necessary skill sets based on time of day and light quality for image capture. Whatever it takes to get your best creative shot! Our hands-on classroom instruction includes step-by- step post processing techniques using Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop and DXO NIK Plug-Ins. Bring your laptop with these programs installed and improve your own post processing workflow. Email Bob at email@example.com for more details and how to register. Cost for this workshop is $1050 and will be limited to 8 participants.
“Odyssey of Light” Seminar
A limited number of tickets have become available for the “Odyssey of Light” Seminar on Saturday, April 27. They are on a first come basis!This seminar is being hosted by the Maryland Photography Alliance (MPA) and is one you will not want to miss. Join 45-year award winning professional Ken Sklute and a Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographer Essdras Suarez – for a refreshing, fast-paced, information-packed ONE-DAY seminar. Spend the day learning Landscape Photography and Street Photography from two of the best.The ticket price is $99, however, MPA members pay only $79. The cost is virtually free when you consider you will receive a $50 gift card from Nations Photo Lab and a free lunch.
Sponsors of the event include Canon, Nikon, Sony, Tamron, Service Photo, Nations Photo Lab, Road Runner Photography Tours, and the Photographic Society of America (PSA).
Contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) for the club code prior to purchasing tickets at https://www.mdphotoalliance.org/odyssey.
Equipment for Sale
Sigma SD14 14 megapixel DSLR camera, 4 lenses, flash, more! Condition is Used, but in Very Good to Excellent condition. $800 for everything. Nearly $4,000 when new. All lenses have Sigma’s proprietary SA mount that is not compatible with any other manufacturer’s cameras.
Sigma SD14 14 megapixel DSLR body, black (est. <3000 shutter clicks)
Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM lens w/Tiffen UV Protector filter, front and rear lens caps, sun shade
Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM lens, front and rear lens caps, sun shade
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro OS HSM lens, front and rear lens cap, sun shade
Sigma 150-500mm F5.6-6.3 APO DG OS lens w/Tiffen UV Protector filter, front and rear lens caps, sun shade, carry case
Sigma EF-500 DG Super flash, case
Travel Charger battery charger w/ three lithium-ion batteries
Sigma RS-21 remote infrared shutter release
Ten Compact Flash memory cards:
4 Kingston 2GB Elite Pro 50x, 3 Kingston 4GB Elite Pro 133X, 3 SanDisk 4GB 30MB/s
Members may contact me at club meetings, by phone (410-443-7031) or email (email@example.com)
Next Wednesday (April 3) is the deadline for the digital image submissions. The theme is “Cityscapes/Townscapes” and/or “Open with Two Year Time Limit”. You can submit two Cityscapes/Townscapes images, or two Open with Time Limit images, or you can submit one of each.
If you’re interested in a Cityscape/Townscape Photo Outing in Easton this Saturday (March 30), let me know. The plan is to meet at the Talbot County Courthouse located at 11 North Washington Street at 3:00pm and shoot until 5:00-5:30pm. We can grab a bite to eat at a local restaurant and capture some night images afterwards.
P.S. This will be our last theme-oriented photo outing for the club season.
We were just notified that our meeting room was changed from the Wye Oak Room to the Chesapeake Room. Steve Dembo will critique the images during the first half of the meeting. The Post Processing SIG meeting will be held during the second half.
See you tonight!
Sorry- I forgot to include this information in the last post…
Equipment for Sale-
Canon 600 EX-RT speedlight……$200
Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT….$175
Canon 16-35mm 2.8 L lens……$500
Contact Charles Bilconish at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-228-5818
Testrite Gallery Wall – Aluminum with 12” top extender and carry bag Dick Blick – $221.88. Asking $120.
Contact Fran Saunders at email@example.com
April 11-15: Outer Banks II Photography Workshop with Carol Ward and Robert Fawcett
The focus will be to capture the Milky Way along with additional photography concepts and advanced techniques to improve your work. As part of this workshop, hands-on Post Processing will be covered using Adobe Cloud products that include Lightroom, Photoshop, Adobe Camera Raw and Adobe Bridge. In addition, NIK will be demonstrated within the workflow along with other Apps for stacking and blending of images. https://www.meetup.com/Maryland-Nightscapers/events/254986725/
April 6: Digital Photography – The Basics (Art League of Ocean City) with Joe Scukanec
April 27: Digital Photography – The Basics (Ward Museum – at the OC convention Center) with Joe Scukanec
Description – Bring your own interchangeable lens/DSLR camera and manual to class. Learn basic photographic principles beyond “Auto/Program” settings including shutter speed, aperture, flash and lens selection. The class will include a field session where all students will practice their newly acquired photography skills from image capture to download. A review of popular photo editing software is also included. The day will conclude with a review and critique of student images. Prerequisites – Students must bring their own interchangeable lens/DSLR camera, manual, fully charged camera batteries and laptop computer. Additional lenses and tripod (if you have them). Students are encouraged to bring a power strip or extension cord and extra batteries for wireless mouse.