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10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States

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October 2011

October Members Meeting

October 9, 2011 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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University Cameras from Iowa City will be our presenter for our October meeting Contest will be: Fall Colors As the leaves change color get out and take some photos!

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November 2011

November: Annual Photography Contest

November 13, 2011 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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The annual photography contest for our club is held every November. Contest Rules are posted here: http://linnareaphotoclub.org/annual-contest-rules/ NOTE: Be sure to scroll down to read the "Annual Contest Rules" Every year we have to disqualify some photos as they do not meet the guidelines. This is not to be "mean" to anyone but to help you learn how to submit photos to a contest and also to encourage you to post photos to other contests around the country or the world! We…

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January 2012

January Club Meeting: Lightroom Training

January 8, 2012 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Our first meeting of January will be Sunday the 11th at 1:30pm at Wickiup. Our meeting will focus on using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and the three major features of Lightroom: Importing Images: from one of many types of cameras or hard drives Managing Images: Folders, collections and  sorting, key wording, cropping, color correction and much more. Learn why more and more people are using Lightroom for 95% of their photography work and saving time over using Photoshop Exporting Images: Send…

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February 2013

February Meeting

February 10, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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This month's topic will be determined by member feedback and participation at the January meeting.

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March 2013

March Members Meeting

March 10, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States

Our March meeting will be the Sunday before the Canon Explorer's of Light seminar with Jennifer WU. We are planning to have Dave from Photo Pro give us an update on new camera gear and equipment! Showcase photographer for March is Pam Olson.

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April 2013

April Members Meeting

April 14, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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May 2013

May Members Meeting

May 19, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States

What's in your bag?  Roger Dvorak Copyrighting your photos.  Mark Oehler

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June 2013

June Members Meeting

June 9, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States

What's in your bag?   Lynn Reihman

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July 2013

July Members Meeting

July 14, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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August 2013

August Members Meeting

August 11, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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September 2013

September Annual Picnic

September 8, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Join us for the annual LAPC picnic at Wickiup Learning Center 1pm till 4pm in the same room but it will be a time to eat and network. This is a family event! Please complete the sign up form below and let us know what you are bringing

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October 2013

October Members Meeting

October 13, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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November 2013

November Members Meeting

November 10, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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February 2014

February Monthly Meeting

February 9, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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March 2014

March Monthly Meeting

March 9, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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April 2014

April Monthly Meeting

April 13, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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May 2014

May Monthly Meeting

May 4, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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May LAPC shoot – Spring Wildflowers

May 4, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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What:  Spring Wildflower photography Where:  Wickiup Hill Learning Center Address:  10260 Morris Hills Road, Toddville When:  Sunday May 4th, 4:30 to 7:00pm Join us in May as veteran wildflower photographer Bob Lancaster, leads us on a trek through the Wickiup woodlands, wetlands, prairie and savannah on the afternoon of Sunday May 4th.  (Note:  this is the same day as the May LAPC meeting.)  Meet at the front door to Wickiup and wear your comfortable hiking shoes for the appx two…

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June 2014

June Monthly Meeting

June 8, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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July 2014

July Monthly Meeting

July 13, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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August 2014

August Monthly Meeting

August 10, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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September 2014

Annual Cookout at Wickiup

September 14, 2014 @ 12:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Join us for the annual September Cookout! The club will supply hamburgers, brats, hotdogs and chicken as well as table servings. Please RSVP to let us know your choice and a side or dessert you can bring to share.

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October 2014

October Monthly Meeting

October 12, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Topic: Low Light and Dark Photography It's that time of year for lower light and dark photography around fall, Halloween and the change in colors. We will talk about changes in aperture and shutter speed settings you'll want to considering changing after a summer of shooting in the sun.  

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November 2014

November Annual Club Contest

November 9, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Our annual club contest theme will be "Eyes" Interpret as you like but bring your best "Eyes" photo and enroll in our other categories. Click here to read the Annual Rules and Categories Annual Contest Categories: Annual Contest Categories 1. People and Portraits  Defined as individuals or groups of people as the primary focus of the photo. 2. Black and White Any permissible subject is allowed. No color photos allowed. 3. Animals Domestic, captive, or wild. Includes mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, etc.…

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January 2015

January Monthly Meeting

January 11, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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    Topic: Winter Outdoor Photography Hints PLUS Winter Outdoor Photo Shoot Agenda: Welcome: New Members/ Visitors                       Rick LAPC Membership Survey                                  All Finances                                                             Dave Help Portrait Review                                           Amy Family Count Sample Photos Highlights Break/Contest                                                     All Winter Outdoor Photography                              Rick Photographer Showcase                                    Cherie Photo Shoot                                                        Bob Contest: The “Holidays” are a magical time of year.   The lights, the decorations, the snow (if we are lucky), the food, our friends & family, holiday events, and more.    Show us the magic you captured this holiday season. Photo Shoot:…

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LAPC January group shoot – Snow

January 11, 2015 @ 3:45 pm - 4:55 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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What:  Snow photography Where:  Wickiup Hill Learning Center Address:  10260 Morris Hills Road, Toddville GPS:  42.082905, -91.764929 When:  Sunday January 11th, after the LAPC meeting until sunset   Join photographer LAPC VP Bob Lancaster on a winter photography walk through the snow at Wickiup Hill Recreation Center.  We'll head out after the LAPC January club meeting on Sunday 1/11.  A chilly day outside is an opportunity for great winter photos.  With a bit of imagination and warm clothes, there is no reason your photography has to hibernate…

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February 2015

February Monthly Meeting

February 8, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Topic:  Nikon vs Canon: Beyond Automatic If you been to any LAPC meeting you know we have a ongoing rivalry (fun) dispute between Nikon and Canon.    This meeting is really not a continuation of that dispute, but I sure got your attention!  We will be breaking into three groups: Canon - Nikon - Lecia/Sony/Other The real topic is "Advance Camera Settings or "Beyond Automatic".  We want all participants to walk away with 5 skills for your specific camera: 1) How to manually change…

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March 2015

March Monthly Meeting

March 8, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Photo Contest Theme:    Something Old Lots of old stuff out there just waiting to be photographed by the Linn Area Photo Club members;  old clothes, old jewelry, old furniture, old cars, old buildings, old tools, old cameras, older people.   Topic:   Photo Critique If you have a photo or two you want feedback on, bring it to the meeting.  Small teams will review your photograph(s) and provide feedback on composition, focus, cropping, color saturation, brightness & contrast, subject matter, etc.  …

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April 2015

April Monthly Meeting

April 12, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Topic:  Team Photo Contest All meeting members will be broken into teams of three.  Each team will have an object…. TBA.    The team will work together create a ”composition” using said object.   The team will then photograph the object, perform some digital “enhancements” to the image and finally present the final image to the group using the digital overhead projector.     Photo Contest Theme:    Red Ball Take a photo with a "Red Ball" in the image:    Pet with a red ball.  Red…

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May 2015

May 3rd Monthly Meeting

May 3, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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  Theme:     Panorama  Cherie Flint attended the Rocky Mountain School of Photography weekend seminars in Des Moines recently and one of the classes she participated in was "Panoramas".   Cherie is going to share with all of us what she learned.... so we can learn how to shoot and create Panoramas.   Showcase Photographer: Bill Coulson   Photo Contest Theme: Silhouette A silhouette is an image of a person, animal, object, or scene that appears dark against a lighter background. The…

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June 2015

June 14th Monthly Meeting: Rapture Bird Lecture & Photo Shoot

June 14, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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  Photo Contest Theme:   “My Favorite Toy” We all grew up with toys.   What was one of your favorite toys.   Merry-Go-Round, Slide, Yatzee, Monopoly, GI Joe, Ninja Turtle, Disney Character, Power Ranger, Barbie, Lego, Star Wars,  Matchbox,  Spiderman, Train, Bike…..   Theme:  SOAR – Raptor Lecture & Photo Shoot SOAR  (Saving Our Avian Resources) from Manning, Iowa will be giving a presentation on raptors followed by a photo shoot of three of their raptors…. American Kestrel, Red-tailed Hawk and a…

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July 2015

July 12th Monthly Meeting

July 12, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Photo Contest Theme:   Neon Lights Signs Carnival Rides Building Outlines Decorations    Theme: Photo Retouching Adam Hunter, Photography Instructor at Hawkeye Community College will demonstrate how to enhance your photos using a variety of Adobe software editing tools to retouch your portraits and still life photos. Did you ever want to know how to: eliminate dark rings and wrinkles around the eyes, fix skin blemishes, soften the skin, balance the skin tones, enhance the subjects eyes?    Did wonder how to fix…

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August 2015

August 9th Monthly Meeting

August 9, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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        Meeting Topic:  Measuring/Metering Light: Photo Pro Team -  Dave & Justin Ever wonder how the pros get that perfect light reading?    They will cover: White Balancing:  Natural Light, Flash, LED, Florescent, Incandescent, or a Combination.  In-Camera Light Meter: Center-weighted versus Spot versus Matrix metering.   Hand Held Light Meters:   Incident vs. Reflected Grey Card / Exposure Disk / Reflectors / Other Light Metering Tools & Aids   Photo Contest Theme:   Panorama In May, Club Member Cherie Flint gave us a presentation on "Shooting…

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September 2015

September 13th Monthly Meeting

September 13, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Theme:  Commercial Photography & Lighting As they say…. “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Commercial photography is creating a compelling visual image or images that convey real feelings and evokes an emotional response about a product. Commercial photography includes taking photos of buildings, merchandise, artifacts, models and landscapes that are used for promotional purposes in such things as books, magazines, posters, websites, product packaging, advertisements, menus and catalogs. Generally, in commercial photography, the entire photo shoot is devoted to…

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October 2015

October 11th Monthly Meeting: Picnic & Portrait

October 11, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Picnic & Portraits  Help-Portrait is just around the corner AND its time for our annual picnic.  So let’s do two things at once:   Picnic: Potluck:  Members bring a dish ( salad, dessert, etc. ) to share with the Club. The Club will provide hamburgers, brats, hotdogs and chicken, table servings (plates, silverware) and drinks. Portraits: Our very own Gene Duprey (who just sold his house and is moving out of State) will be doing a hands on presentation on taking…

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November 2015

Annual Photo Contest – November 8th

November 8, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Reminder, the annual photo contest is this next month, November 8th at Wickiup.     Please read the rules below. All photo entries must be checked in by 1:40.      NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE 1:40 DEADLINE. At check in all photos will be verified that the photos comply with the Club rules before handing them off to be placed on the appropriate table for judging.   Any photo(s) not adhering to the rules, will not be placed on a table for judging. Look forward to…

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December 2015

December 13th Photo Shoot and Holiday Party

December 13, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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                                                                 Where: Wickiup When: 1:30 - 3:30 What: All participants can bring a few of their favorite small holiday items to photograph:   ornament train car lights candles stocking snowman holiday decoration Santa etc The Club will set up 3-4 small photo booths with lights and backgrounds.   Members can go from booth to booth taking pictures of their items or someone else's holiday items. The Club is providing drinks and holiday cookies and participants are encouraged to bring a dessert to share.   

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January 2016

Photo Club Meeting: Commercial Photography & Lighting January 10th

January 10, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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  Educational Theme:  Commercial Photography & Lighting As they say…. “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Commercial photography is creating a compelling visual image or images that convey real feelings and evokes an emotional response about a product. Commercial photography includes taking photos of buildings, merchandise, artifacts, models and landscapes that are used for promotional purposes in such things as books, magazines, posters, websites, product packaging, advertisements, menus and catalogs. Generally, in commercial photography, the entire photo shoot is…

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February 2016

Monthly Club Meeting: Photo Feedback February 21st

February 21, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Theme:  Photo Feedback If you have a photo or two you want feedback on, bring it to the meeting.  Small teams will review your photograph(s) and provide feedback in three areas: Technical Aspects, Photo Composition and Overall Impression.   Each team  (3-4 members) will provide a score in these three areas as well as comments of what they liked best and what they might change to make the photo better. Towards the end of the meeting, each Team will then select one…

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May 2016

Monthly Meeting: Commercial Photography Part 2 – May 1st

May 1, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Educational Theme:  Commercial Photography Part II If you missed the January Meeting you missed a good one.   But..... Doug Benton is coming back for Part 2 of Commercial Photography. Doug lead a very educational discussion and demonstration of Quality, Quantity & Direction of Light and how that impacts your images.    He showed us how to stage your subject to get he best image out of your lighting or maybe it was how to stage your light to get the best image!   Either…

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June 2016

Monthly Meeting: Adam Hunter with Photo Enhancements – June 12

June 12, 2016 @ 1:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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     Before (Adam Hunter)                                                                               After (Adam Hunter) Educational Theme:  Photo Enhancements & Manipulation Last year if you recall, Adam Hunter (Instructor, Hawkeye Community College) put together a fantastic presentation on Portrait Touchups.  He showed us how to enhance our portraits like the pros.  His presentation was so good , we ran over our time limit and we barely took a break!   Club members wanted more!  Well.... Adam is back.    This time, he is going to show us how to make our other…

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July 2016

July 10th Monthly Meeting: Camera 201- Beyond The Basics

July 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Educational Theme: Camera 201-Beyond The Basics ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Time to learn about & practice all those camera setting.    Your going on a photo shoot today with Amy and a group of Club Members.  How do you pre-set your camera before leaving the house to prepare for the event?    What adjustments do you make upon arrival or a couple of test shots?   Together we will learn: Shutter Setting: Aperture Priority vs. Shutter Speed Priority vs. Manual Histogram Reading:  Under-exposed, Over-Exposed,…

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August 2016

August 14th Monthly Club Meeting: Lightroom & Photoshop Elements

August 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Educational Theme:  Lightroom & Photoshop Elements 101 In one room we will have two Club Members do an overview of Lightroom and in the other room we will have two Club Members do an overview of Photoshop Elements.    You can decide which room you wish to participate. Topics Covered Workflows Opening an image Reviewing multiple images to determine which image to edit Editing an Image: Exposure Brightness & Contrast Levels Temp/Tint (LR) Vibrance Clarity (LR) Saturation Hue Histograms Tone Curves/Curves…

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September 2016

2016 LAPC Annual September Cookout/Potluck

September 11, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Join us for the annual September Cookout! Members and their families are invited!!!! The club will supply hamburgers, brats, hotdogs and chicken as well as table servings. Please RSVP to let us know your choice and which side or dessert you are bringing to share.   Presentation: In addition, our very own Mike Stark will do a short but informative presentation on "Nature Photography".     Mike will show us several of his outstanding photos and give us some helpful hints on…

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October 2016

October 9th Monthly Meeting: Photo Composition

October 9, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Educational Theme: Photo Composition Photo composition is a little like a visual language – you can use it to make your pictures pass on a specific message. However, just as we sometimes use the written word to create a deliberately jarring effect, we can do the same with photos by breaking with standard composition conventions. Many of you have asked us to help you understand how "composition" impacts your photos and a few rules that will help you get better.   …

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November 2016

November 13th Monthly Meeting: Annual Photo Contest/Election of Officers

November 13, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Annual Contest It's time for the annual contest.    Get your images ready.   See annual contest rules for greater details: http://linnareaphotoclub.org/news/2017-annual-photo-contest/ The Club selected category this year is: My Home Town   Elections: Those who would like to run for an LAPC Officer position, please send your request to Treasurer@LinnAreaPhotoClub.org Officer Positions are: President Vice President Treasurer Secretary   Meeting Theme: Doug Shaffer and Cherie Flint will do a workshop on "Basic Studio Photography.    So if you want to get started…

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February 2017

February 12th Meeting: Ty Smedes “Iowa Nature Photography”

February 12, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Meeting Theme: Ty Smedes, a well known Urbandale. Iowa nature photographer will share his slide presentation about his new book "Iowa's Wild Beauty", which features nature photographs from all across the State of Iowa. You will see images of Iowa song birds, waterfowl, birds of prey, wading birds, mammals, butterflies and other insects, in addition to stunning prairie scenes and wildflower close-ups.   Ty will share with us so hints and tips that will help us be better nature photographers.…

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March 2017

March 12th Meeting: Trent Foltz- Black and White Photography

March 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Trent Foltz of Trent Foltz Photography will be our guest speaker this month. Trent's presentation will be on black and white photography. Trent received his Bachelors of Arts in Photography and his Bachelors of Science in Forestry from Southern Illinois University.  He worked for both the National Park Service and National Forest Service before opening his commercial advertising fine art studio in St Louis in 1992. Today,  Trent lives back in his hometown of Geneseo,  Illinois,  where he maintains his…

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April 2017

Monthly Meeting: April 9th-Photo Feedback

April 9, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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April’s meeting will be photo feedback. Are you thinking about what photos you will be entering into the Iowa State Fair this year?  We will be breaking up into several small groups and critiquing members photos. This is a great opportunity to get fed back so you make those changes before it’s time to send in your photos to the State Fair or just photos you want to be critiqued. Requirements: Minimum photo size: 8×10 (We want everyone in the group…

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May 2017

May 14th Meeting: Expedition Photography Craig Hemsath-Greenland/Iceland Presentation

May 14, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Craig Hemsath will be doing a presentation on his photographs for from his expedition to Greenland. He will present his photographs and touch on Micro-Four-Thirds camera system.

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June 2017

June Meeting: Camera Operation

June 11, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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This month we will be going over camera operation. Bring your camera! We will break into small groups based on the brand of your camera. Members in each group will help each other with questions. Please bring your questions.   Others items that that will be covered: Custom white balance and tools Focusing modes Flash modes Exposure Modes ......and more.

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July 2017

Annual Picnic

July 13, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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We will be holding our annual picnic. This year it will be a little different. In the past we have everyone bring a side to share. This year we have decided to have the picnic catered, we can finally give Doug and Kris a year off from all the years of grilling. So please let them know you appreciated all their hard work over the years. I would like to try a new idea this month! We have many talented…

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August 2017

Lightroom and Photoshop

August 13, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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We will be going over the basics of Lightroom and Photohop. You pick aside and bring your questions! Justin Tedford and Dave Bishop will teach Lightroom Photoshop will be taught by Mark Oehler

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February 2018

Feb. 11th Meeting: Camera Skills – Getting To Know Your Camera

February 11 @ 1:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Camera Skills - Getting To Know Your Camera                  *** BRING YOUR CAMERA (and manual) TO THE MEETING! *** Kris and Doug Hoeger - Leaders When going out on a shoot it is a good practice to "set up" your camera ahead of time prior to arrival based on what you plan on shooting for the day.  Then, when you arrive, make a few adjustments if necessary based upon actual environmental conditions.   Things that you need to consider are: White…

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March 2018

March 11th Meeting: Trent Foltz

March 11 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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  Topic:  Creative Thinking: Taking vs Making a Photograph Trent Foltz   -  Trent is from Geneseo, Illinois and has his own fine art studio.    In 2017 Trent was a guest speaker at one of our Club meetings and showed off his outstanding black & white images.   Join us again as Trent helps us learn about Creative Thinking.   Photo Contest:   Glass

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April 2018

April 8th Meeting: “Making It Right in Camera”

April 8 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Lisa Bergmann-Smithey (Local Photographer and Kirkwood Instructor) will present "Making It Right in Camera".  Lisa shoots many of her images in manual mode, and her objective is to have her images be the best the can be "in camera" ...  needing minimal post processing.   How many times have we heard.... "I shot it in raw and I will just fix it in Lightroom/Photoshop later". Join Lisa in learning what you can do in camera to make your images the best…

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May 2018

May 6th Meeting: When the skies get dark……

May 6 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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                When the skies get dark........ grab your camera!                      Garrett Heyd, Storm Chaser/Spotter & Photographer, will  discuss tornado weather, severe thunderstorm weather and lightening.   What to look for as far as tips to stay safe while shooting those great images! Executive Sponsor:   Amy Mueggenberg - Activities Committee Chair   Photo Contest:      Shallow Depth of Field "The use of limited Depth of Field to emphasize one part of an image."   https://expertphotography.com/20-tips-shallow-depth-of-field/ http://www.techradar.com/how-to/photography-video-capture/cameras/what-is-depth-of-field-how-aperture-focal-length-and-focus-control-sharpness-1320959 https://photography.tutsplus.com/articles/how-to-shoot-with-an-extremely-shallow-depth-of-field--photo-3082       

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Small Group Workshop – Chuck Kimmerle **** Sold Out

May 20 @ 5:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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UPDATE & Reminder!!!!! When:    Sunday, May 20th Where:   Millstream Brau Haus 741 47th Ave Amana, IA We will be shooting rural areas around Amana (Reason for change... finding good landscape images around Wickiup was less productive than around Amana). Chuck will share his knowledge of taking great landscape images and will assist each user with any questions. We will then have some lunch at Millstream Brau Haus followed by another photo shoot and Chuck walking us through his digital workflow…

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June 2018

June 17th Meeting: Calcam Drone Aerial Photography **Date Change

June 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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          Drone Aerial Photography Caleb Howard, Calcam Cedar Rapids will demonstrate drone photography outdoors at Wickiup, then we will move indoors where Caleb will do a presentation on his aerial drone photography including videos and photographs.    He has some remarkable images of the Cedar Rapids landscape/cityscape.  You won't want to miss this one! Executive Sponsor:   Rick Young - President     Photo Contest:      Square Format

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