The Camera Club of Eagle meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Eagle City Hall (between the post office and public library). We start at 7 PM sharp and we love visitors. Come see what you're missing! Yearly dues are $25 per family .. immediate family only, please.
See Scott Dehart's club presentation about making the perfect black & white photo. Included in the presentation is an interesting part about the human eyeball compared to a camera. Bet ya didn't know this stuff!
The Camera Club of Eagle has an active Facebook group for paid members. Click this link to go there.
How to photograph children. A great article by Jack Floegel. How to get touching moments, deal with active kids and more.
The club also has an affiliation with Boise Photo Walk, an online group that meets often for live photo opportunities in the Treasure Valley area and beyond. It's a great way to practice what you're learning through the club while meeting other local photographers. Join here: http://www.meetup.com/Boise-Photo-Walk/
Want to bring a 5 photo slideshow to the meetings to share but forgot the specs?
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Are you frustrated with how your photos look on Facebook? Make them shine with this simple sizing setup: 2048 pixels (long edge), 72 ppi, sRGB color space. That way, FB won't have to convert anything again and your photos will look their best.
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Diopters ~ metering ~ back button focusing ~ histograms ~ lens filters.
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RAW or JPEG?
Which is right for you? Maybe both... Check out the page Tutorial 1 to compare RAW to JPEG.
PHOTO ASSIGNMENT is Don Johnson's Facebook group open to anyone interested in becoming a more creative photographer. It's for beginners and experts alike - bi-weekly assignments are meant to challenge us to see things from fresh perspectives, try unfamiliar techniques, and re-interpret old habits. If you're interested in developing your creative skills, click the button.
Histograms: the photographer's Swiss Army Knife by Don Johnson/Jeff Armstrong.
Gee, even the word sounds scary and too complicated and you may be wondering, "so why do I need to know about the "H" word." Find out here.
How to make your own Photoshop Brushes by Don Johnson. Ever wondered how to make your own brushes in Photoshop? This is a short but comprehensive tutorial that will teach you just that! Don is an experienced Photoshop user and instructor.