Thank you everyone for a great February meeting!
My heartfelt thanks to Dusty, Dwight, and John for sharing some of their Lightroom & Photoshop 'tricks' with us. I learned some things for sure, and I hope you did too! Plus it's always interesting to see how differently people work on their images. There is never a right or wrong way to post process your images and there seems to be many ways to accomplish the same goal ... but really the bottom line is everyone has to process your images for what makes 'you' happy.
Don't forget to check the calendar for upcoming events & please register if you plan to attend. I sure am looking forward to the Civil War reenactment this weekend at Calico Ghost Town. I'm hoping some of you can make it!
Shortly after that we're headed to the great Valley of Fire State Park. We have reserved a group campsite so there's pleanty of room! Tents only though if I remember correctly. Hotel/Motel minded people can stay in the nearby town of Overton. it's going to be an amazing weekend!
Our guest speaker is Piper Mackay!
Piper will present some of her amazing work! Piper is a world, wildlife and cultural photographer, based in Long Beach, California. She believes compelling visual images help to protect what is right in the world. Her work takes her to very remote locations, living cross culturally in the villages and environments that she is documenting.
Her work is heavily concentrated on the African continent, a land she fell in love with when she first touched foot on it’s rich red soil. Her passion for the natural world has grown into a lifelong commitment to inspire others to explore, respect and preserve the beauty of our fragile planet.
Check out her amazing work at:
After that we'll be viewing some great images from the Civil War reenactment, the Valley of Fire trip, and of course the long awaited results of the January texture assignment. Don't forget to send Robert three images:
(1) The texture
(2) The original image
(3) The combined finished image
I can't wait to see what you've come up with!
Websites of the Month
Two Excellent Photo Expedition Websites!
Click here to pull up the rules and entry forms for the Spring Print Competition, May 3, 2014. Print entries are due by Monday, April 28, 5pm, at Santa Clarita Camera.