Club Member Photo Contests for 2019

YOUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAVE PLANNED FOR THREE (3) ‘IN CLUB’ PHOTO CONTEST FOR 2019,

THE FIRST, IN JANUARY, THEME WILL BE ‘BLACK & WHITE

FOLLOWED BY ‘MEMBER’S CHOICE’ IN MAY

THEN ‘NATURE’ IN SEPTEMBER.

THESE CONTESTS WILL HAVE OUTSIDE GUEST JURISTS.

THIS IS A PRINT CONTEST: ALL SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ONLY MATTED ON 16”x20” BOARD; NO NAMES ON THE FRONT!!!! NAMES MUST BE ON BACK OF BOARD!!!! THERE IS NO SIZE REQUIREMENT OTHER THAN THE BOARD AND MAT MUST BE 16” x 20”

EACH CONTEST WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING PRIZES:

1st PLACE              $150.00 GIFT CARD

2nd PLACE             $100.00 GIFT CARD

3rd PLACE             $ 50.00 GIFT CARD OR A FANTASTIC BOOK BY ONE OF OUR GUESTS!

2 HONORABLE MENTIONS           $25.00 GIFT CARDS

September Theme Wildlife Images Due Today!

ALL IMAGES MUST BE SENT TO JEFF (jefforns@comcast.net) BY SUNDAY NIGHT, SEPTEMBER 9!

THIS MONTH’S  ASSIGNMENT IS ‘WILDLIFE’, AND WE HOPE YOU CAN SUBMIT 5-10 IMAGES TAKEN IN THE LAST COUPLE OF MONTHS (NO OLD IMAGES!)

IMAGES, AS ALWAYS, MUST BE JPEG FILES, 72 dpi RESOLUTION WITH THE LONG SIDE AT 1200 PIXELS! BY NOW YOU ALL KNOW HOW TO DO THAT!

FOR THOSE MEMBERS THAT SUBMIT THEME IMAGES THEIR WILL BE A DRAWING FOR A CASH AWARD FOR PARTICIPATION!

September 2018 Club Meeting

THE NEXT CLUB MEETING WILL BE ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 6:00 PM AT THE NORTH PALM BEACH LIBRARY.

OUR GUEST SPEAKER IS OUR OWN DONNA LANGDON WHO WILL INSPIRE US WITH A PROGRAM ABOUT HER TRIP TO THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, ALSO, IF TIME ALLOWS WE WILL PRESENT A SLIDE SHOW FROM OUR FIELD TRIP TO BETHESDA-BY-THE-SEA AND THE SOCIETY OF FOUR ARTS.

WE WILL ALSO VIEW A SLIDE SHOW FOR A FUTURE PHOTO ASSIGNMENT OR FIELD TRIP WITH ‘THE BUBBLE LADY’.

See you Tuesday!

Great Time At the August Posing and Lighting Learning Session

Hello LCC members,

Last Wednesday we had a Posing and Lighting learning session. We all had a great time learning from Teri about posing and Sandra demonstrating different capture techniques and camera settings. We covered using flash on camera, umbrellas and other flash modifiers with live feedback from Sandra’s tethered camera.

Thanks Teri, Sandra, Steve and Ken for sharing your knowledge and time to put this session together.

Thank you to our class participants that volunteered to be our models.

Here are a few of the portraits shot by Sandra at the class.

Some of the participants were asking about the lighting equipment that Steve brought here is the list.


Umbrella Set with Stands

ePhoto 2 x off Camera flash Photography Umbrella Flash Shoe Mount Swivel Flash Adapter  

Item Cost $44.99 


Flash Mounts 

Neewer S-Type Bracket Holder with Bowens Mount for Speedlite Flash Snoot Softbox Beauty dish Reflector Umbrella

Item Cost $14.99 each


Flashes used with Umbrellas

Yongnuo YN-560 II Speedlight Flash for Canon and Nikon. GN58.

NOTE: The Above model is no longer available but here is the one that is currently available.

Yongnuo YN560 IV Speedlite Flash Supports Wireless Master Function

Item Cost $64.38 each


 

 

Club Meeting Tomorrow Night Tuesday Aug 14 2018

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 6:00 PM, AT THE NORTH PALM BEACH LIBRARY

OUR GUEST SPEAKER IS SCHEDULED TO BE GARY ROTHSTEIN, WHO IS AN ASTROPHOTOGRAPHER ANDPHOTOGRAPHING THE SPACE PROGRAM!

IF TIME ALLOWS WE WILL HAVE A PRESENTATION BY OUR ON DONNA LANGDON ON HER TRIP TO THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS; IF NOT SHE WILL PRESENT IN SEPTEMBER…….THANKS, DONNA!

ALSO, IF TIME ALLOWS WE WILL PRESENT A SLIDE SHOW FROM OUR FIELD TRIP TO BETHESDA-BY-THE-SEA AND THE SOCIETY OF FOUR ARTS.

Lighthouse Camera Club Private Facebook Group

Hello LCC members,

We have a private Facebook Group here is the link Lighthouse Camera Club Private Facebook Group

This is a place for our members to post creative, inspiring images that you have shot and share them with the group. It is also a place to ask questions, post images for critique and connect with other members.

Remember our next learning opportunity is on July 25 Time 6pm at the North Palm Beach Library.

We will be doing more with the ON1 Software and as always we are always open to any questions you have about anything photography. Bring your camera and laptop with ON1 software.

If you do not have ON1 software but would like to get it please contact me lighthousecameraclub@gmail.com for the discount code.

See you there!

Steve daPonte

Photo Shot at Carlin Park, Jupiter FL