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Notes from the Photo Group Session of 07/12/2020
« on: July 12, 2020, 05:48:36 PM »
Hello All,
Here are my notes from the SLO Bytes Photo Group Meeting held on 07/12/2020
TOPIC: Artistic Growth; Learn a new skill for use inside or outside the camera and present it to the group.
The meeting took place via Zoom
Ralph Sutter Showed the Links Page at https://slobytes.org/digital/links.html
He called attention to
   Reading Histograms and
   Shooting in Full Manual Exposure

Anticipating possible Zoom problems, Ralph mentioned that he had previously uploaded his slide shows to YouTube at
   Created with DaVinci Resolve; https://youtu.be/GUWVx14bDXk and
   Created with Irfanview; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2idXKYwrR10

Kaye Raul showed how she used Photoshop to transform still images into simulated oil paintings. She also spoke about in-camera adjustments such as focus peaking and focus assist. She then shared stunning close-up images achieved with these tools.

Alan Raul explained how he went about cleaning the sensor on his camera, urging other members of the group to learn more by following the link, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-7ciRxh6s8

John Waller explored time-lapse photography and astro photography, experimenting with different iso, aperture and speed settings to achieve optimum results.

Linda Styerwalt alerted everyone that there is currently a comet passing overhead near the Big Dipper. Learn more at https://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-to-watch-comet-neowise-before-it-disappears-thousands-of-years/

NEXT MEETING: Sunday, August 9th, 2020@ 2:00 pm
The topic is Artistic Growth-Phase Two; Held over by popular demand
Learn a new skill for use inside or outside the camera and present it to the group. 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

   September 13th
   October 11th
   November 8th
   December 13th

Ralph Sutter