Wildflower Macro/Close-ups and Focus Stacking
It’s hard to believe school is out, and another summer is here. Please join us on Thursday, June 15th, at 7:00 pm, for our next meeting.
7:00 – 7:20 Welcome, Introductions, and Member News
7:25 – 8:15 Program: Wildflower Macro/Close-ups and Focus Stacking with Bruce Leander
8:20 – 9:00 Critiques: Silhouettes
About Our Program: Wildflower Macro/Close-ups and Focus Stacking with Bruce Leander
Bruce Leander earned a B.S. in Biology from Springfield College an M.S. degree in Zoology from Texas Tech University and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin. After one semester as an undergraduate art major his Dad said he wouldn’t pay for his education unless he changed his major to something more business-like. His previous work experience includes positions in a number of companies in the biotechnology industry and he retired in 2007.
Mr. Leander is the “unofficial” Photographer in Residence at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and has 24/7 access to photograph nature. The Center uses his images for marketing and promotional materials, and for exhibited prints around the facility. Much of the work is close-up or macro and he has extensive experience with focus stacking techniques.
While he candidly admits he may or may not be qualified to speak at a photography club meeting, he does something with nature photography every day, where he believes the more you practice, the better you get.
His business card reads: Biotechnology, Art, Photography, Golf
Dues for 2017 are $12.
New members joining after the first of the year will pay a prorated amount. You may pay by check at the next meeting or mail to our treasurer, Winifred Simon, at 600 Red Hawk Road, Wimberley, TX 78676, or pay using PayPal.
You may submit up to 2 images. Please resize them to 2,000 pixels on the long side, with a resolution of 72, and name them 1FirstName_LastName.jpg, 2FirstName_LastName.jpg. Remember, when showing your images, you may ask for a critique or suggestions for improvement from members, or simply “show and tell” your image.
Please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, June 13th, so Jørgen will have time to prepare them for the meeting.
- If you have a Facebook account, you may join our club’s Closed Group page and keep up with current member news as well as postings of Calls for Entry that you may wish to enter, or share other important or interesting information with our group. Go to HCPC Members. You must be a paid member to post and use this account. It is the easiest and best way to keep current on photo opps and member news. Carolyn Whiteside is the administrator of this page – thank you Carolyn!
- You may also send a write-up of Accomplishments and Awards information that you would like to share on our website by submitting your information in a concise manner, and email to Art Arizpe at email@example.com.