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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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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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July 2018

July 8th Meeting: TBD

July 8 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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TBD Executive Sponsor:   Rae Lowenberg - Newsletter Committee Chair     Photo Contest:      Selective Color

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August 2018

August 12th Meeting: Off Camera Flash What You Need To Know

August 12 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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   Most of us have an on camera "Speedlite/Speedlight". Last year we reviewed flash modifiers and which work the best. This year, lets discuss "How do I take it off camera and make it work?" Do I need to buy some expensive flashes and radio triggers like PocketWizard to make it all work? Do I need to use flash cords to hook it all together? Can I have a flash on camera on a couple more off camera? Can they…

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September 2018

September 9th Meeting: Camera Phone Photography

September 9 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Using the camera in your phone to take some great images. Executive Sponsor:   Bob Randklev - Web Committee Chair     Photo Contest:      Minimalism A style or technique that is characterized by extreme spareness and simplicity.   Many of us are drawn to ‘less is more’ with simple lines, geometric patterns, strong shadows, contrasting colors, lone subjects, etc.

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October 2018

October 14th Meeting: Getting Your Prints Ready

October 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Next month is the annual contest (November).  Its time to get your prints ready.   Ken will demo and assist you in mounting and matting your images.   We will have a couple of mat cutters at the meeting, so bring your "mat board".   Bring some cash, as we will have some 11 X 14 white mat board for sale.    Get you images sent to Photo Pro before this meeting so you can get them printed and have them ready. Executive Sponsor:  …

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