Unique Aspects of Pet Photography
Our next meeting on March 15th will be a lot of fun, and of interest to all who have pets they love.
Our guest speaker, Janet Deltuva, is a pet photographer, and she will let you in on some secrets to getting better shots of your own pets, or perhaps take photos of other people with their furry friends. Get here early – or at least by 7. We will begin the evening with Janet’s program, followed by a short business meeting, and ending with Critiques.
7:00 – 8:00 Program: Unique Aspects of Pet Photography with Janet Deltuva
8:10 – 8:25 Business (we have a short survey for you to take concerning programming)
8:20 – 9:00 Critiques: Cell Phone Photos Before and Afters
Program: Unique Aspects of Pet Photography with Janet Deltuva
Janet Deltuva is a pet photographer and the owner of Ares & Emzy Photography, located in Boerne, Texas. She works with pets & their people primarily on location, with her K9 models, farm friends, or adventurous cats. She offers in-home sessions for indoor pets, as well as Limited Edition Studio Sessions, primarily as fund-raising events for animal charities.
Janet has been “owned” by a multitude of animals in her life to include: parakeets, cats, dogs, ferrets, Guinea Pigs, gerbils and more. She states that she is, “Currently owned by a retired Military Working dog named Ares and two cats named Pixie & Boudreux”. Her military working dog photographs have been featured on the cover and within the book, “Warrior Pups: True Stories of America’s K9 Heroes”, written by Jeff Kamen and published by Lyons Press.
Janet is a volunteer photographer for the families who foster military working dog puppies, The Guide Dogs of Texas, US War Dogs, Mission K9 Rescue and the Mal-FFunctions Dog Rescue. Janet is a United States Air Force veteran.
She earned her Bachelors of Fine Art in Digital Photography, with Honors from The Art Institute of San Antonio. Member: Hearts Speak Global Community of Artists Working for the Advocacy of All Shelter Animals PPA | Professional Photographers of America PPSA | The Professional Photographers of San Antonio.
Critiques: Cell Phone Photos Before and Afters
Note: If cell phone photography is not your “thing,” please submit before and afters on any topic.
Please resize your images to 2,000 pixels on the long side and a resolution of 72. Rename as follows: 1FirstName_LastName_Before, 1FirstName_LastName_Edit, etc.
Email your 2 sets of images to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Tuesday, March 13th. Please put March Critiques in your Subject Line.
Remember, when showing your images, you may ask for a critique or suggestions for improvement from members, or simply “show and tell” your image.
Dues for 2018 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.
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