The program for Thursday’s, June 20th, meeting has changed. Due to Terry Brim’s mishap with his drone recently, his presentation will be at the July meeting. That said, we have MORE time for YOUR critique images – either Still Life, or anything else you want to share. Critique deadline has been extended through 6:00 PM today. Check your email for submission details.
Also, we will discuss proposed By-laws for our club. We will introduce them briefly to you at the meeting.
Hope to see you there!!!
7:00 – 7:10 Welcome and Member Share (if you have news to share and want to show an image with it, please submit by Tuesday before the meeting. Put SHARE in the subject heading, please.
7:10 – 7-25 Business: Proposed Bylaws, Special Election
7:25 – 9:00 Critiques – Still Life (or open!)
This program has been postponed until July – Photographing with Drones
“I’ve had a life-long love of cameras and photography. I started playing with my parent’s cameras as a youngster (always without film), took pictures with Kodak 110 pocket cameras as a teenager, and obtained my first real camera, a Canon A1, after graduating high school.
I shot film for many years (but always on the shoestring budget of a cash-strapped college student) until selling my camera gear shortly after buying our first (and still current) home. My wife and I bought a couple of early models of small digital cameras after we had kids, but it wasn’t until they got older and started getting involved in sports that I purchased my first digital SLR, a Canon 40D. After 8 years, three camera bodies, and many hundreds of thousands of frames captured, our kids graduated high school and ended their sports careers.
After our kids graduated I began exploring other photo subjects – from macro, landscapes, wildlife, architecture, and even astrophotography. I had begun to see amazing images on the web taken from camera drones and started researching them myself.
In March of 2017 I purchased my first drone – and was immediately hooked. Having a drone opened up whole new worlds of photography for me, sunrises and sunsets became favorite subjects, and cityscapes and landscapes were viewed from new vantage points. After obtaining my first drone my DSLR saw little use – I’d venture to guess that 90%+ of my photography is now captured with my drone. My eye is always on the sky or my immediate surroundings in search of new opportunities for capturing aerial images.”
Critiques: Still Life
Please resize your images to 2,000 pixels on the long side and a resolution of 72. Rename as follows: 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 Wednesday, June 19th. Please put “June Critiques” in the subject line.
Dues for 2019 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.
- 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.