The San Luis Obispo Digital Photography Group
serves the general San Luis Obispo County areas of the California Central
Coast. We are a Special Interest Group of the SLO Bytes PC Users Group; SLO Bytes
Our meetings are normally held on the second Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm.
The members are digital photographersand
Notes from the Meeting of 09/13/2020
: Artistic Growth Three; Learn a new skill for use inside or outside the camera and present it to the group.
The meeting took place via Zoom
opened the meeting, calling attention to the Links
Page of the Photography web site.
Two articles were added for the September meeting. They are
Open HEIC Files in Windows 10
Wi-Fi Photo Transfer
; download images from an iPhone to a PC wirelessly
Program suggested by Alan Raul, tutorial by Ralph Sutter
Also on YouTube at https://youtu.be/lIKo3PzThTw
Next Sutter shared a series of images featuring blossoms of fruits and vegetables. Ralph explained that he used Irfanview to insert titles. He controlled the order in which Irfanview displayed the images by opening an image in that program and then clicking on File/Thumbnails/Options/Sort Thumbnails/By name (natural/logic order)
showed his results of long exposures
of running water at Waller Park in Santa Maria. A typical exposure for these shots were ISO 64, 10 seconds at f/22. He used a Variable ND
(Neutral Density) filter with his 35mm f/2.8 Sony lens to get the desired effect. He use the following web site as a guide on how to set up his Sony mirrorless camera.
followed introducing CopyTrans HEIC for Windows
r demonstrated a new tool in Adobe Photoshop
, the Object Selection Tool
, useful for quickly selecting part of an image for further manipulation. John then showed the results of his low light tests with varying speed and aperture settings and different lenses.
used Aurora HD https://skylum.com/aurorahdr
with .raw files to improve shadow detail in images taken at Waller Park.
: Sunday, October 11th, 2020@ 2:00 pm
The topic is Images Dominated by a Single Color
. The meeting will take place via Zoom
A Zoom invitation will be e-mailed to Photo Group members shortly before the meeting.
The meeting schedule for the remainder of 2020 is as follows
See the Links page for tutorials and other resources
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