Meetings are usually in Meeting Room A at the Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center at 220 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240 at 7 PM.
Aug 26, 2019 Share 5 to 10 of your summer photos, chat and socialize!
Sep 16 Change in rules for judging starting
TCI we’ve been using OR a 9 point scale;
Do you want to be a judge/how to rate your own photos: 3 people using TCI and 3 using 9 point system judging pre-submitted photos and talking briefly about why they judged as they did (Mark)
Sep 19-21 N4C Annual Convention in Des Moines, see http://www.n4c.us/ for more information.
Oct 7 Critique night #1 – panel of 3 doing critique using one of the Sep 16 methods
No DB entries
Oct 21 Monitor calibration, Printing, Mounting, How to prepare photo for a commercial printer (Mark, Willy, Bob)
Oct 23 DB Judging in Meeting Room B, not A
Nov 4 Personal Photo web site – There are many ways to do one such as WIX, WordPress, Smugmug, Flickr, etc. Several club members will show what they want to show/do with their web site, where to find online tutorials on how to do it, cost (Mark Gromko, Tom Ward, Alyssa Azhari, John Johnson)
Double DB entries
Nov 18 Speaker Kim Pagel of Photo Pro in Cedar Rapids. He will talk about events they have coming up, their services including printing, what’s new in gear, mirrorless cameras, and showcase some new equipment.
Jan 6, 2020 Club project – model shoot
Show your photos (up to 10) from each of the summer Photo Shoots Randy organized.
Jan 20 (MLK Day) Lighting, both studio and flash (Randy)
Feb 3 Photo Essay and Critique #2
No DT entries
Feb 17 Club project – Portals (Ed)
Bring 5 to 10 pictures of portals. A portal is a doorway, window, arch, etc., where the viewer sees beyond. This is your opportunity to be capture what catches your eye and/or see what altered reality things you can do and then share with the club. I grabbed several examples of portals from Pixabay to help generate ideas. Let’s find out what interesting things we can find between now and February! Samples are at https://iowacitycameraclub.us/portal-examples/
Feb 19 DT Judging
Mar 2 Photo Essay #2 and Critique #3
Double DT entries
Mar 16 Club Project: night
shoot and light painting (Mary)
Bring up to 10 of your photos from one of the outings for night shoot and/or light painting.
Mary will talk about what she learned over the summer.
Apr 6 Back to the Basics (Mark, John)
Much can be done with basic adjustments. The same basic adjustments appear as sliders in many different programs, including LightRoom, PhotoShop, Topaz, and others.
Double AR entries
Apr 20 Planning for
Mary, Kristel and Mark talk for a few minutes each about some of their trips, the gear they use, any special planning they do for taking travel photos and show some of their photos.
Apr 24-26 N4C mini-convention near Des Moines
May 4 Critique night #4
No DA entries
May 18 TBA
May 20 AR Judging
Jun 1 Planning meeting for 2020-2021