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Nov
5
7:00 PM19:00

BPC Monthly Club Meeting

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Tech Tip: Kate Melvin will demonstrate retouching eyes using Photoshop.

Photoshare: Selective Color; White on White; Elements (Earth, Wind, Water, Fire).

Guidelines for Photoshares:

Limit: Up to 8 images

Type: Jpeg or tiff

Photo Size: The DPI (dots per inch) and PPI (pixels per inch), which is the print resolution, can be ignored.

Folder Name: !BPC + month + Person's Name. The exclamation point will allow the folder to be top level and will be easier to find.

File Names: If you wish to establish an order in which to show your photos, then rename them with a two digit number at the beginning.

 
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Jan
7
7:00 PM19:00

BPC Monthly Club Meeting

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What Judges are Looking For with Chris Williams

Are you thinking about entering a photography competition, but aren’t sure what to enter? Chris Williams will talk about the 12 elements that are used by judges at the Professional Photographers of America competitions.

Chris Williams is a Master Photographer and Certified Professional Photographer (CPP). He has won numerous awards in the Professional Photographers of America’s (PPA) annual international Photography Competition and his work has been selected for inclusion in PPA’s prestigious Loan Collection and General Collection. Chris’ work has been named Best of Show at the Indiana State Fair three times, and he is a three-time Indiana Photographer of the Year.

Chris is Executive Director of the Winona School of Professional Photography (the oldest photography school in America) and is president of the Daguerre Club of Indiana, the State’s most exclusive PPA affiliate.

He is a member of the Professional Photographers of America, the American Society of Photographers, the Indianapolis Professional Photographers Guild and the Daguerre Club of Indiana.

Chris Williams holds a Master of Adult Education degree from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana Wesleyan University. He also completed the Judges Workshop, conducted by the Professional Photographers of America.

Chris Williams’ Facebook Page.

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Oct
1
7:00 PM19:00

BPC Monthly Club Meeting

Paula Stapley will share her photography secrets.

Photoshare: Open Photo share; Different views; Photos of the same thing

Guidelines for Photoshares:

Limit: Up to 8 images

Type: Jpeg or tiff

Photo Size: The DPI (dots per inch) and PPI (pixels per inch), which is the print resolution, can be ignored.

Folder Name: !BPC + month + Person's Name. The exclamation point will allow the folder to be top level and will be easier to find.

File Names: If you wish to establish an order in which to show your photos, then rename them with a two digit number at the beginning.

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Sep
3
7:00 PM19:00

BPC Monthly Club Meeting

Tech Tip: Kip May will present “Power of a Reflector”.

Program: Presentation by Matt Willliams, the director of Conservation Programs at The Nature Conservancy in Indianapolis. His research and photographic specialty relates to the preservation of endangered bird species. In 2018 the Indiana University Press published his book, Endangered and Disappearing Birds of the Midwest. His two other IU Press books are The Complete Guide to Indiana State Parks (2018, with Nathan Strange), and Indiana State Parks: A Centennial Celebration (2015).

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Aug
6
7:00 PM19:00

BPC Monthly Club Meeting

Tech Tip: Walt Sterneman will present “Camera Exposure Basics”.

Photoshare: Silhouette; Self Portrait; Found; Alphabet; One Shape.

Guidelines for photoshares: Up to eight (8) images per person. Please use these dimensions for your images:

For landscape orientation: 1400 pixels width.
For portrait orientation: 1050 pixels height.
The ppi doesn’t matter.
If you want the images shown in a particular order, rename so as to add numbers at the start of the file name, e.g., 01-IMG_567, 02-IMG_428.
Please put your images in a separate folder using this format: !BPCAug-YourName. The exclamation point serves to put the folder at the top of any other folders you may have on your flash drive, making the loading process much easier for the person doing that task.

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Jul
2
7:00 PM19:00

BPC Monthly Club Meeting

Tech Tip: Tom Zoss will discuss “Photography Exhibit Jury Feedback”.

Program: Jonathon Wilson, landscape photographer, will present “Photo Adventures in India”. Professor Wilson has served as dean of the School of Fine Arts and Design at Ivy Tech Columbus. He now represents the National Association of Schools of Art and Design as a site visitor at colleges and universities around the country. To see his work, go to https://jonathan-wilson-photography.com

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Apr
2
7:00 PM19:00

BPC Monthly Club Meeting

Tech Tip: Kevin MacDowell from the Monroe County Public Library will review the technology that is available to photographers.

Photoshare: High/Low; or Aerial Perspective; or Linear Perspective; or Things That Fly

Guidelines for photoshares: Up to eight (8) images per person. Please use these dimensions for your images:

For landscape orientation: 1400 pixels width.
For portrait orientation: 1050 pixels height.
The ppi doesn’t matter.
If you want the images shown in a particular order, rename so as to add numbers at the start of the file name, e.g., 01-IMG_567, 02-IMG_428.
Please put your images in a separate folder using this format: !BPCApril-YourName. The exclamation point serves to put the folder at the top of any other folders you may have on your flash drive, making the loading process much easier for the person doing that task.

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Feb
5
7:00 PM19:00

BPC Monthly Club Meeting

Tech Tip: Bob Wrenn will present strategies for converting color images to black and white. 

Speaker: Benedict Jones, “Shooting on Scene--and Behind the Scenes" Mr. Jones will talk about his experiences photographing at occasions such as the music festival South by Southwest, among other arts-related events. His work is shaped by unique perspectives, as well as the many connections that give him an "in" behind the scenes. 

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Nov
6
7:00 PM19:00

BPC Monthly Club Meeting

Guest Speaker: Speaker: Jeff Belth. "Since the mid-1990s, Mr. Belth's main artistic expression has been through photography, primarily of butterflies. His extensive field work and artistic background eventually led to the production of his book, Butterflies of Indiana: A Field Guidewhich he wrote, designed, and illustrated with his photographs. It was published by the Indiana University Press in November, 2012. The book garnered many positive reviews and accolades, including the 2013 National Outdoor Book Award for best Nature Guidebook." His presentation at our meeting will include discussion of his techniques and equipment, concluding with a selection of his favorite photos. Not to be missed!    

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Oct
2
7:00 PM19:00

BPC Monthly Club Meeting

Tech Tip by Jeff Schemmer: How to use Colormunki to calibrate your monitor and/or printer.
Photoshare: Animals and/or short videos
Guidelines for Photoshares: Up to eight (8) images per person. Please use these dimensions for your images:
For landscape orientation: 1400 pixels width
For portrait orientation: 1050 pixels height.
The ppi doesn’t matter.
If you want the images shown in a particular order, rename them, adding numbers at the start of the file name, e.g., 01-IMG_567, 02-IMG_428.
Please put your images in a separate folder using this format: !BPCOct-YourName. The exclamation point serves to put the folder at the top of any other folders you may have on your flashdrive/cd, making the loading process much easier for the person doing that task.

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Aug
7
7:00 PM19:00

Monthly Club Meeting

Tech Tip: Raw vs Jpeg by Walt Sterneman
Photoshare: Evening/morning light and/or shadows
Guidelines for Photoshares: Up to eight (8) images per person. Please use these dimensions for your images:
For landscape orientation: 1400 pixels width
For portrait orientation: 1050 pixels height.
The ppi doesn’t matter.
If you want the images shown in a particular order, rename them, adding numbers at the start of the file name, e.g., 01-IMG_567, 02-IMG_428.
Please put your images in a separate folder using this format: !BPCAug-YourName. The exclamation point serves to put the folder at the top of any other folders you may have on your flashdrive/cd, making the loading process much easier for the person doing that task.

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Jul
3
7:00 PM19:00

Monthly Club Meeting

Tech Tip: TBA by James Kellar
Photoshare: Signs, rural & urban decay, interiors & exteriors of buildings
Guidelines for Photoshares: Up to eight (8) images per person. Please use these dimensions for your images:
For landscape orientation: 1400 pixels width
For portrait orientation: 1050 pixels height.
The ppi doesn’t matter.
If you want the images shown in a particular order, rename them, adding numbers at the start of the file name, e.g., 01-IMG_567, 02-IMG_428.
Please put your images in a separate folder using this format: !BPCJuly-YourName. The exclamation point serves to put the folder at the top of any other folders you may have on your flashdrive/cd, making the loading process much easier for the person doing that task.

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Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

Monthly Club Meeting

Tech Tip:  Downloading Pictures from Your Phone to a Computer
Photoshare: Landscapes
Guidelines for photoshares: Up to eight (8) images per person. Please use these dimensions for your images:
For landscape orientation: 1400 pixels width
For portrait orientation: 1050 pixels height.
The ppi doesn’t matter.
If you want the images shown in a particular order, rename them, adding numbers at the start of the file name, e.g., 01-IMG_567, 02-IMG_428.
Please put your images in a separate folder using this format: !BPCJune-YourName. The exclamation point serves to put the folder at the top of any other folders you may have on your flashdrive/cd, making the loading process much easier for the person doing that task.

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Apr
3
7:00 PM19:00

Monthly Club Meeting

Tech Tip: What Camera Should I Buy? Presented by club members Kip May (on point-and-shoot cameras); Bob Wrenn (on DSLRs) and Jeff Schemmer (on mirrorless cameras). Photoshare: "Wind, clouds, patterns in nature." 
Guidelines for photoshares: Up to eight (8) images per person. Please use these dimensions for your images:
For landscape orientation: 1400 pixels width
For portrait orientation: 1050 pixels height.
The ppi doesn’t matter.
If you want the images shown in a particular order, rename so as to add numbers at the start of the file name, e.g., 01-IMG_567, 02-IMG_428.
Please put your images in a separate folder using this format: !BPCNov-YourName. The exclamation point serves to put the folder at the top of any other folders you may have on your flashdrive/cd, making the loading process much easier for the person doing that task.

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Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

June Meeting

Photoshare: Boats, reflections, water.
Guidelines for photoshares: Up to eight (8) images per person.
Please use these dimensions for your images:
For landscape orientation: 1400 pixels width
For portrait orientation: 1050 pixels height.
The ppi doesn’t matter.
If you want the images shown in a particular order, rename so as to add numbers at the start of the file name, e.g., 01-IMG_567, 02-IMG_428.
Please put your images in a separate folder using this format: !BPCNov-YourName. The exclamation point serves to put the folder at the top of any other folders you may have on your flashdrive/cd, making the loading process much easier for the person doing that task.

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May
31
7:00 PM19:00

Sport/Action Focus Group Meeting

Speaker: Chris Howell, Herald-Times photographer. Chris will discuss camera settings for different action shots. Please bring 5-8 images to share; we will critique one or two from each person. In order to be ready to roll at 7:00, please come a few minutes early so your images can be loaded onto the computer for projection.

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Oct
6
7:00 PM19:00

October Meeting

Tech Tip
TBA

Our special guest speaker  will be Todd Thompson
Assistant Director
Indiana Geological Survey
 
Title: The Indiana Limestone Photograph Collection: A Work in Progress
 
Several years ago the Indiana Geological Survey rescued a hidden collection of ~25,000 photographs from an unconditioned building north of Oolitic, Indiana. The photographs are primarily of buildings built with Indiana limestone (Mississippian Salem Limestone) and encompass industrialization and growth of our nation from the late 19th century forward.  Most of the photographs are 7” x 9” in size and mounted on linen with a card glued on the back that provides metadata about the building. The Survey has completed a pilot project cleaning, scanning, cataloguing, and archiving about 1,200 photographs (http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/images/splash.htm?scope=images/VAC5094). We are waiting on additional funding to complete the project. This presentation will describe the collection and have several boxes available to examine.

 

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Aug
4
7:00 PM19:00

August Meeting

Guest Speaker
Nan Brewer

Nan is the Lucienne M. Glaubinger Curator of Works on Paper at the Indiana University Art Museum. Not only has Nan spoken to the club in the past she has juried the clubs annual exhibition at the Grunwald Gallery of Art.

At this time we do not know the subject of Nans talk, but whatever it is I'm sure it will be interesting. 

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