The Focal Point Newsflash: T-shirts, Contest results, & Annual Picnic

We have t-shirts for sale again! You can order here: https://cottongallerystore.com/shop/lapc/ All orders must be placed by Sept. 30th. The shirts will be available at the October meeting. Results of the August photo contest Theme: Texture There were 13 entries 1st Place – Pam Olson – Light & Texture – 24 votes 2nd Place – Sherry Schons – Manure Spreader –…

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Join Us: Free Catered LAPC Picnic

  Yes…. that’s right!   Catered!   And Free! What:  Nelson’s Meat Market is going to cater our picnic this year!   They will be grilling brats, chicken, and hamburgers at Wickiup and serving baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, Tea and Lemonade as well. When:   September 10th Where:  Wickiup Time:  12:30 to 4:00 Contest:  Panning     (Yes… there is still a contest and the…

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September club picnic

We will be having Nelson’s Meat Market cater our picnic this year! They will be grilling brats, chicken and hamburgers. They will be also be providing baked beans,coleslaw and potato salad.Please RSVP by September 5th to membership@linnareaphotoclub.org hope to see everyone there.

For Sale: Photogenic Monolight kit

I: Two 2500DR Monolights with extra lamps. Two Air cushioned light stands Two Lined umbrellas Small reflectors and cords that came with kit, along with a wheeled rolling soft case. Only used indoors. Very good condition. The heads do not have the pocket wizard ready feature. $650 One heavy duty backdrop stand that will handle cloth backdrops or full length…

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Meeting Reminder: This Sunday

  As a reminder, on Sunday will be our monthly Linn Area Photo Club meeting.   Topic:  My Digital Workflow: Lightroom and Photoshop In addition, those of you who want to participate at next month’s Canon Printing Workshop on Sept 23rd, this will be a great time to bring cash or a check to complete your registration.     We still…

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Reminder: LAPC/Canon Printing Workshop

Why don’t my prints look like the images on my computer? Should I be using 8 bit, 16 bit or 32 bit to print? Should I convert my images to JPG or TIFF prior to printing or leave them as a PSD? What Color Space should I use?  Adobe RGB, ProPhotoRGB, sRGB, AppleRGB? Who handles color management?  Photoshop, Printer, No…

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Focal Point Newsflash

We had a great meeting in July. Jim, a photographer with the Cedar Rapids Gazette was the speaker and shared some great tips on sports photography and how to tell a story with your photos. Winners from July Theme: Reflections/Mirrors 1st place left to right…. 1st  Jan Crites 2nd Karen Bradley 3rd TIE  Connie Wedemeier & Joyce Schoon The theme…

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Nikon D750 Service Advisory

Do you own a Nikon D750? If so, you may want to head on over to the link below and check your serial number. From Nikon “In February of 2016, we announced in an update that the shutter in some Nikon D750 digital SLR cameras manufactured between October 2014 through June 2015 may not function normally, sometimes resulting in a…

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Canon Printing Workshop: Sept 23rd

Why don’t my prints look like the images on my computer? Should I be using 8 bit, 16 bit or 32 bit to print? Should I convert my images to JPG or TIFF prior to printing or leave them as a PSD? What Color Space should I use?  Adobe RGB, ProPhotoRGB, sRGB, AppleRGB? Who handles color management?  Photoshop, Printer, No…

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Fire & glow juggling shoot – this Friday 7/14 @ 8pm @ Studio reserved

We are doing a last minute teaming up again with Studio Reserved for a private glow & fire juggling evening tomorrow (Friday 7/14 @8pm) just for our local photography groups.  As you know, the International Juggling Association (IJA) is in town this week for their annual convention.  Michael offered Studio Reserved facility for a place for their glow & fire…

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