November 14th 2018 General Meeting:
TOM HEYWOOD: Let Photography Pay for Itself

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Come see rapidly-emerging photographer Tom Heywood’s informative presentation, “Let Photography Pay for Itself”. Tom has tried almost everything to sell his photos. But he has found his niche selling his photographic art at fine art fairs. Exhibiting at around 25 fairs a year, he has learned much about the business and will share what he has learned. Tom will discuss the ins and outs, upsides and downsides of some of the options photographers have to sell their work.

Doors open at 6:30. Visitors, guests and students are encouraged to attend.

Also, see the Meetup for the pre-meeting dinner at Beau Thai.

Remember to submit photos for the monthly critique and contest. The November themes are: Lucky Shot (right time, right place) and our rotating theme, Landscapes. You may also submit Fun shots in addition to three images for critique. https://evergreencameraclub.com/index.php/category/contest/

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NOVEMBER 2018 CONTEST

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The Theme for November 2018 was “Lucky Shot” (right time, right place)

The Rotating Theme was “LANDSCAPES” .

Judging was by Tom Heywood.

Contest results were as follows:
(note all images are copyrighted by their creators – please contact us if you want to use these for any purpose)

Winner: Lucky Shot Category, Level 2
Brian Donovan

Runner Up: Lucky Shot Category, Level 2
Lorrie McAllister

 

Winner: LuckyShot Category, Level 1
Ann Zimmerman

Runner Up: Lucky Shot Category, Level 1
Ann Zimmerman

 

Winner: Rotating Category (LANDSCAPE)
Michael Cahoon

Runner Up: Rotating Category (LANDSCAPE)
Betty Holling

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October 10th 2018 General Meeting:
CHERYL OPPERMAN – Photographing Sandhill Cranes in Nebraska

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Cheryl Opperman
PHOTOGRAPHING SANDHILL CRANES IN NEBRASKA

During March of each year, nearly a half-million sandhill cranes migrate through Nebraska, creating one of the most amazing wildlife gatherings in North America. She will highlight this unique photographic opportunity with numerous tips on how to make the most of your trip to photograph these magnificent birds.

Cheryl Opperman is a nationally acclaimed nature photographer employing the power of photography to inspire interest in the environment. She was featured as a leading female nature photographer by Outdoor Photographer Magazine and has received numerous prestigious awards from organizations including Nature’s Best Photography, the International Photography Awards, and the National Wildlife Federation. Cheryl’s work has also appeared in publications or exhibits for the National Geographic Society, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and many others. For more examples of Cheryl’s award-winning photos, check out cherylopperman.com.

Visitors, guests and students are encouraged to attend. Doors open 6:30.

Remember to submit photos for the monthly critique and contest by Monday before the meeting. Details are at www.evergreencameraclub.com

We will have a pre-dinner meeting at Beau Thai in Evergreen at 5 pm. RSVP separately on Meetup.

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OCTOBER 2018 T&T: Mounting Photos for Library Display

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October 24, 2018
BERGEN PARK FIRE STATION
7pm (6:30 SOCIAL TIME)

The Evergreen Camera Club has the exhibition wall in the Evergreen Library reserved for displaying our photographs in the month of November. This is a large space, and can easily hold 60-100 photos, depending on size and arrangement, so there is room for EVERYONE to show some of their work.

Photos can be in frames, or mounted on foam board, or whatever. They need not all be mounted the same. The main wall is fabric-covered wood, and nails can be driven into it to hang framed photos with hanging wire. The easiest way to display your photos is to mount then on foam board and use Velcro to stick them to the wall.

At the October 24th Tips and Techniques meeting we will be mounting prints on foam boards. ECC will provide the material and expertise so you can mount your photos for the exhibit. So, gather up your photos. Size can vary. Many photos need to be 8×10 or larger to show well. They can be much larger if you prefer. Depending on the subject and how much they grab attention via color or contrast, some could be smaller. Occasionally a 5×7 or maybe a panoramic view, say 4×11, would work.
This will be an excellent opportunity for members to bring their prints and get help mounting the prints to a backing suitable for display at the library.

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September 2018 T&T:
Michael Cahoon – Masking, The Pathway to Digital Artistry

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Michael Cahoon is an experienced Photoshop user with lots of technical tricks up his sleeve.

This talk will focus on how various masking techniques in Photoshop and Lightroom can be used to address the wide dynamic range often found in photographs. Step-by-step procedures that selectively address how the tone of an image can be used to focus or defocus the viewer’s attention or create the balance between the foreground and sky that represents what the photographer saw.

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PSA Image Analysis Workshop

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PSA Image Analysis Workshop

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.

Follow Up Report:
This event was an excellent collaboration between the St. Vrain and Evergreen Photo Clubs. Participants were instructed on and challenged to spontaneously analyze composition, lighting, color, impact, creativity and more. John Fishback was knowledgeable and personable providing an effective learning opportunity. Members rejoined the next day in Golden for his critique of our works.

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.

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OCTOBER 2018 CONTEST

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The Theme for October 2018 was “Fall Colors”

The Rotating Theme was “WILDLIFE” …plus the Fun Category

Judging was by Cheryl Opperman.
Contest results were as follows:
(note all images are copyrighted by their creators – please contact us if you want to use these for any purpose)

Winner: Fall Colors Category, Level 2
Brian Donovan

Runner Up: Fall Colors Category, Level 2
Tina Disorbio

 

Winner: Fall Colors Category, Level 1
Ann Zimmerman

Runner Up: Fall Colors Category, Level 1
Ann Zimmerman

 

Winner: Rotating Category (WILDLIFE)
Kathy Snead

Runner Up: Rotating Category (WILDLIFE)
Stan Hill

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SEPTEMBER 2018 CONTEST

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The Theme for September 2018 was “Images that Tell a Story”

The Rotating Theme was “OPEN” …plus the Fun Category

Judging was by Connie Rudd.
Contest results were as follows:
(note all images are copyrighted by their creators – please contact us if you want to use these for any purpose)

Winner: Tells a Story Category, Level 2
Tina Disorbio

Runner Up: Tells a Story Category, Level 2
Lorrie McAllister

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winner: Tells a Story Category, Level 1
Ann Zimmerman

Runner Up: Tells a Story Category, Level 1
Ann Zimmerman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winner: Rotating Category (OPEN)
Ellen Nelson

Runner Up: Rotating Category (OPEN)
Michael Cahoon

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AUGUST 2018 CONTEST

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The Theme for August 2018 was “FILTERS”

The Rotating Theme was “LANDSCAPES”

Judging was by Bob Maynard.
Contest results were as follows:
(note all images are copyrighted by their creators – please contact us if you want to use these for any purpose)

Winner: Filters Category, Level 2
Brian Donovan

Runner Up: Filters Category, Level 2
Kathy Snead

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winner: Filters Category, Level 1
Joyce Conrey

Runner Up: Filters Category, Level 1
Ann Zimmerman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winner: Rotating Category (LANDSCAPE)
Kathy Snead

Runner Up: Rotating Category (LANDSCAPE)
Ellen Nelson

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JULY 2018 CONTEST

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The Theme for July 2018 was “OUTDOOR ADVENTURE”

The Rotating Theme was “WILDLIFE” 

Judging was by Fred Marmsater.
Contest results were as follows:
(note all images are copyrighted by their creators – please contact us if you want to use these for any purpose)

Winner: Outdoor Adventure Category, Level 2
Brian Donovan

Runner Up: Outdoor Adventure Category, Level 2
Leslee Hampel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winner: Outdoor Adventure Category, Level 1
Makena French

Runner Up: Outdoor Adventure Category, Level 1
Ann Zimmerman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winner: Rotating Category (WILDLIFE)
Kathy Snead

Runner Up: Rotating Category (WILDLIFE)
Brian Donovan

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