SMCC PROGRAM SCHEDULE 2018-2019
September 4, 2019 Welcome Back
September 18, 2019 Donna Brok: "Take the Journey with Us to Make Your Photography Grow"
Tell a Story with Impact- Donna will discuss what helps to make a successful image. Everybody finds different subjects in photography appealing to varying degrees. If we can find subject matter that a large percentage of people will be drawn to or find stimulating, then we can achieve a successful outcome with our photography. Join us and see where we went to get those shots and learn from some of the people that went: Marissa Helenbrook and Esther Kowal-Bukata will show us some of their images taken on the last adventure.
October 16, 2019 Mike Dziak: "Introduction to Lightroom"
Mike will give us and introduction to the Lightroom Library and Development modules. He will show us how to import your photos for quick editing and basic processing using Adobe Creative Cloud.
November 20, 2019 3 Judge Critique
Members will upload images to the website and judges will critique the images.
Corrections will be made to the images based on the critique. These corrected images cannot be entered
Judges: Charlie Bartolotta, Steve Dent & Dave Braitsch
December 18, 2019 Holiday Party, "What we learned about photography in Africa"
January 15, 2020 Doug Hansgate: “Natural Light Portraiture”
Doug will show us how to create all the classic forms of portraits using natural light. Bring your Camera and tripod if want to try it for yourself.
February 19, 2020 Jeff Barnes: "Competition Ready"
Whether it be in studio on the street or at the zoo, Jeffrey will show us how he captures his great portraits. He will show us how he transforms his images into Award winning photographs for competition.
March 18, 2020 E. Thomas Smith Nature Competition
April 17, 2019 Cheryl Belczak & Macro Hands-on, set-ups and bugs.
Cheryl Belczak & Macro Hands-on, set-ups and bugs. Jeff Hayward will help with Macro Bugs. Bring your Camera, & tripod and a flash if you want to try and use it. (flash is not necessary)
May 15, 2019 Award Banquet