MEETING – THURSDAY, FEB 21st, 2008 – 7:00 PM
Our presenter for this meeting, Andrew Boghen, is a professor of biology at the Université de Moncton. His area of expertise is aquaculture and he regularly travels abroad to attend meetings, to meet with colleagues, to visit aquaculture installations, and sometimes, to simply take well-deserved vacations. Last summer, he and his wife spent some time vacationing in the Tuscany region of Italy. He will present some of the images he took during his stay in that picturesque part of the world and entertain us with stories of crisscrossing the countryside, attending the famous horse race in Sienna, and generally enjoying la dolce vita.
Professor Boghen will be introduced by Stephan Reebs.
CAPA Judging - 3rd Round - Nature/Pictorial.
As always, there should be lots of Images for View (any format).
There were some empty seats available at the last meeting so there is no reason why you should not bring a friend to this meeting. They will enjoy the presentation and we will all have a new friend and maybe a new member. Photography is for everyone.
Les has been hard at work and the program for the rest of the season is filling up quickly. If you have any suggestions or observations he would be happy to hear from you. He can usually be found in the back row or at 384 6200.
On Saturday, February 23rd, there will be a Field Trip to the Cambridge Narrows Area. There will be lots of opportunity for Country Scenes. The group will meet at Tim Horton’s, corner of Mapleton Rd and Plaza Blvd (across from Montana’s) at 8:00 AM. Clarence and Les will be your guides and available for help and advice (on photographic matters). Clarence can be reached at 506 758 2979 and Les at 506 384 6200. If you are attending, and you should, try to let one of them know in advance.
On Thursday, March 6th, our presenter will be Verna Poirier. She will make a digital presentation of her last visit to Ireland. The club contest will be “Contre-jour”. Contre-jour, French for 'against daylight’, refers to photographs taken when the camera is pointing directly toward the source of light. An alternative term is Backlighting.
On Thursday, March 20, our presenter will be, Maurice Henri (http://www.mauricehenri.ca/). The club contest will be “Light-on White”.
On Thursday, April 3rd, our presenter will be Tony Boudreau (http://tonyboudreau.zenfolio.com/ ). Tony will be discussing Portraits. We will also be presenting Photo Essays by our members. The essays should be about “one song long” (3-5 minutes), of slides or digital and the more contributors the merrier. It’s time to get started on your presentation and everyone is expected to bring one. The club contest will be “Ice and Snow”.
On Thursday, April 17th, our presenter will be Clarence Nowlan (www.photoatlantic.com). He will give a live on screen demonstration of his workflow using Lightroom and CS3. The club contest will be “City Landscape”.
On Thursday, May 1st, our presenter will be, Juergen Weiland (http://www.flickr.com/photos/juergenweiland), and Nigel Faeron of Junction Design & Communication (http://www.junctiondesign.ca/). The Club Contest will be “Free Study”.
On Thursday, May 15th, our presenter -will be announced soon. We will also receive the report from the Nominating Committee.
On Thursday, May 29th, the season will wind up with our Annual General Meeting. We may also receive the results of the Ken Dunphy Award at this meeting. This year the judging will include comment on the finalists from the judges. Deadline for entries and details will be announced.
For those wanting to improve their technique with Photoshop or other editing software, here is a lesson on “levels” and this site also has an answer to almost any question you might have on the subject of photography. Browse and enjoy. http://www.cambridgeincolour.com/tutorials/levels.htm .