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February 23 2014

The Red Brick School will be the location Indoor studio pictures time 1 pm-4 pm in art galley room bring your camera and, lights if you have them bring items to...

February 23 2014
posted on: Feb 7, 2014 | author: Mike Dykstra

Photo Contest Updates

Want to start by saying it was great to see so many faces at yesterday’s meeting.  Hope everyone had a worthwhile evening.  Thanks to Giles for his presentation on light painting as well as sharing his Iron Man fetish with us. We reviewed lots of fantastic images and recapped the current contest images.  In regards to the contest here are some items of news… We have cleaned up the image galleries for the December contest submissions.  Because we had issues with thumbnails and the display of these images we have decided to extend the voting until next meeting. Submissions for January are now closed and voting will be open until the next meeting.  A note on voting –...

posted on: Feb 4, 2014 | author: Julian Buchwald

Painting Iron Man

I was happy that the ‘Macro Light Painting’ worked out well! Like any good technique, it’s simple to learn, yet provides unlimited variations. To recap: Shoot in a dark environment so a 30 second exposure is completely black f8 and ISO 100 – Good depth of field and less noise for longer exposure I used a 50mm lens. Longer lens will give you less background to work with if desired We used a stool covered in black material to maximize light drop-off and eliminate reflections (although you can certainly get some creative visuals WITH reflections) Background on ipad was moved behind subject at about 1/3 brightness iPhone provided main light on subject using white screen at maximum brightness...

Painting Iron Man
posted on: Feb 4, 2014 | author: EPC Admin

Jasper/Maligne January 2014

  I would like to thank everyone who took the time for this’  months photo outing. A new month is upon us and a new destination needs to be chosen. I will not be able to attend.  Julian’s photo at Maligne...

Jasper/Maligne January 2014
posted on: Feb 2, 2014 | author: Mike Dykstra