About Photography By Steve daPonte

Florida Native with a love for the sights and sounds around us that are often overlooked. Welcome to Photography By Steve daPonte The world around us is full of images that are dynamic and ever changing with time. Photography captures these little slices of time, moments that pass mostly unoticed and taken for granted in our daily lives. Every photograph a visual story of life and being alive in a glorious world of line, space, color and motion.

March Class Cancelled

Hi All:

As we read every day, this is the time to be safe and cautious.

Therefore the Board has suspended this month’s Board Meeting on Wednesday as well as the Class on the 25th.

We do this in the hope you all stay safe and healthy!

We will advise the Club as to the April Meeting in a couple of weeks.

Go into nature and photograph……….the animals and plants are not carriers!

LCC MARCH MEETING March 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Our next club meeting is on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm, at the North Palm Beach Library.

Our guest speaker will be Jason Page, and he will give us a program on Light Painting Photography. Don’t miss it as I am sure you will find it inspiring!

SEND YOUR MONTHLY THEME Pet Photos PICTURES!!!!!

The monthly theme for March is Pet Photography; so, send me up to six (6) great images. They must be emailed to jefforns@comcast.net as ATTACHMENTS, at 72dpi, with the long side at 1200 pixels. Jeff must have your images by SUNDAY, March 8!

LCC February 26 2020 Class Info

Hello  LCC members,
Our class topic for Wed February 26 will be Masking and the use of Layers in ON1 Photo 2020
Once you understand the power of Masks and Layers it will open up a whole new world of creative freedom.
Please note: Though Steve will be demonstrating this using ON 1, the theory and application applies to all photo post-processing software that supports Layered editing.
If you have a laptop bring it to class.
Class Fee: Free to Lighthouse Camera Club Members
*Non-Members the Fee is $30 per person for Club membership*
Date: Wednesday February 26 2020
Time: 6PM
Location: North Palm Beach Library
Here is an example of an image done using layers.
The first image is of a soap bubble shot at the club picnic.
Here is the soap bubble layered into a sky.

2020 Camera Club Picnic

* * * * * * *ANNUAL CLUB PICNIC * * * * * * *

The annual Club Picnic will be at Jonathon Dickenson State Park Wilson Picnic Pavilion on Saturday, February 8 at noon though you should get there earlier so we can go on a photowalk.

We all have had a great time at the past picnics. Lots to eat and lots to photograph. As always the club will supply the hot dogs, hamburgers and buns and we ask every member to bring a dish to share, appetizers, sides or desserts. Some members even bring surprises (like alligator sausages). Please send me a list of what you are bringing. All MEMBERS must have their dues paid and bring a dish to share! Please let jefforns@comcast.net know ASAP how many are coming as we need an accurate count to order the goodies.

See you there!

Club Meeting Info Feb 11 2020

Our next club meeting is on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 6:00 pm, at the North Palm Beach Library.  SEND YOUR MONTHLY THEME Florida Wildlife PICTURES!!!!!

Our guest speaker will be Vasi Siedman, and she will give us a program on Pet Photography. Don’t miss it as I am sure you will find it fascinating!

https://www.vasistudio.com/

 

LCC January 29 2020 Class Info

Hello  LCC members,
Our class topic for tomorrow evening Wed January 29 will be controlling and adjusting color in ON1 Photo 2020
Please note: Though Steve will be demonstrating this using ON 1, the theory and application applies to all photo post-processing software.
If you have a laptop bring it to class.
Class Fee: Free to Lighthouse Camera Club Members
*Non-Members the Fee is $30 per person for Club membership*
Date: Wednesday January 29 2020
Time: 6PM
Location: North Palm Beach Library