October 2018 News

by Ellen Nelson


Congratulations to Evergreen Camera Club members who were finalists and winners in the 2019 Mt. Evans Hospice “Seasons of Our Mountains” calendar contest. An unprecedented six Evergreen Camera Club members had their photo selected for a month in the calendar! Honored photographers were: Dick Oltman in April with “Elk Mom and Child,” Tracy Boyd for July with “Independence,” Dave Edwards’ “Rock Blooms” will be featured in August, Leslee Hampel has her photo, “Drill Sergeant” in October, Ann Zimmerman’s “Can I Go Skiing?” is the photo for November and Ellen Nelson was awarded December with “Bison Blizzard” and her “New Kids on the Rock” is the cover photo. Anne Kechter and Tom Goldberg also received honorable mentions for their entries. Please let us know if you were also an honorable mention winner. Because the competition is anonymous, it is difficult to verify those winners.

2019 “Seasons of Our Mountains” calendars go on sale at the end of the month at your favorite Evergreen retail location or online at http://www.mtevans.org/seasons-of-our-mountains-calendar/

PSA Image Analysis Workshop

by Ellen Nelson


Evergreen Camera Club and St. Vrain Photographic Society have joined forces to bring this critically important photography workshop to Evergreen! On Saturday, October 27, PSA (Photographic Society of America) Education Services Director and Instructor Jon Fishback will conduct “Image Analysis,” a course designed to improve your photography through the comprehensive analysis of photographs from all levels: from beginners to amateurs to masters. This course is $30 and limited to 20 participants. RSVP and pay via the ECC Meetup site (Meetup: Evergreen Camera Club Photography) after September 28.

This hands-on workshop will be held in the Evergreen Fire & Rescue Building auditorium (1802 Bergen Parkway, Evergreen) from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm with a break for lunch. Bring snacks and lunch, a pad or paper and a pencil. Consider reading Jon Fishback’s short paper, “The Pain and Pleasure of Critical Analysis” on the PSA website (PSA-photo.org) or search on Google. Contact Ellen Nelson (ellen@ellennelson.com) if you have additional questions.

August 8th, 2018 General Meeting:
BOB MAYNARD — To Filter or Not to Filter

by Ellen Nelson


BERGEN PARK FIRE STATION
7 PM (SOCIAL TIME 6:30)

BOB MAYNARD — To Filter or Not to Filter

National award-winning photographer Bob Maynard wondered about photographic filters:
1. What about keeping a “protective filter” on your lens?
2. Is there a difference in brands?
3. Does cost matter?
4. What about digital filters available in post-processing software?
His results may surprise you. Bob Maynard will reveal his findings at the August 8th Evergreen Camera Club meeting, at 7:00 pm (come early to socialize or see Meetup for dinner details) at the Evergreen Fire & Rescue Building, 1802 Bergen Parkway, Evergreen.

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