Minutes – November 12, 2014

21 01 2015

Minutes – November 12, 2014
November 12, 2014 – 7:15pm
35 people in attendance, including one guest.

Announcements:
•    Our guest speaker is not available for the next meeting, therefore Sara will do her presentation on photobooks.
•    The nature and pictorial digital images will be shown and the judge’s feedback will be read out with each image.  If you are uncomfortable with having the feedback read out with respect to your images, email Sara ahead of time.
•    December 9th meeting our guest speaker will presenting on portrait photography and has offered to provide evaluations/feedback on members’ images.  If you would like feedback on your images, submit them before the next meeting, you will still be able to use them in competition.
•    Kas Stone will be presenting in February on how to put together a sight and sound essay and polled for software use and what people were interested in learning:  technique, tips, things to avoid.
•    Members are encouraged to sign up for the seasonal dinner to be held on December 16th.

Presentations:
Charlene Morton, club member.   Charlene did a mini presentation on the 2015 Water Exhibit that will be held at the Peer Gallery in Lunenburg on March 23 and 27-29, 2015.  There is a request for volunteers, participants and a call for submissions.  The purpose of the exhibit to is raise awareness of the connection between healthy water and the future.  This year’s exhibit brought in more people to the gallery than ever.  Story cards to discuss the photo should be limited to two sentences.

Mervyn Kumar-Misir – Creative Images in Photoshop.  Mervyn  walked members through a variety of techniques and tricks in Photoshop to change and modify our images.  Using an array of his own images he provided step by step instructions on how to create a variety of effects using various tools in Photoshop and how to create composite images.  He encouraged everyone to play with their photographs.

Competitions:
Floral Print:  Two honour awards
Floral Digital:  6 honour awards
Nature Print:  Three honour awards

Meeting adjourned at 9:30 pm.

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