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July Meeting Details

July Meeting Details

Alex Kent, Director of Education for Bedford Camera and Video, will be speaking about traveling smart and safe while taking photos in the wilderness.  Kent has followed his interests in nature and travel photography for the past 15+ years. Realizing that spending time outdoors and traveling to new places had inherent risks, he continued his education to become a more competent traveler. He is currently a Wilderness First Responder from the Wilderness Medical Institute, a Level IV Whitewater Canoe Instructor…

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June Meeting Details

June Meeting Details

Karen Caster will be our speaker for the month of June. Visiting the zoo can be difficult to photograph the animals. Karen will share with us some of her techniques that she has learned over her many years of working for the zoo. Also, the monthly challenge is black and white. Two winners from this month’s challenge will win tickets to the Bedford’s Expo in August. As always, our meeting starts at 6:30PM at Second Presbyterian Church. Click here for more…

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May Meeting Details

May Meeting Details

Barry Hamilton will be speaking to us this month on May 19th at 6:30PM. He will be sharing with us some photos from his travels out West. If you are looking for some inspiration, or future travel ideas, then please make plans to join us. If you need directions to the meeting please click here. Hope to see you there! – Bobby

April Meeting Details

April Meeting Details

Our very own Robert Herron will be speaking with us at April’s meeting. Robert took a trip to the Smokey Mountains a little while back and has put a presentation together to share his trip with us. Our meeting this month will be on April 21st starting at 6:30PM. Please mark it in your calendar and come join us. Monthly club meetings are at 6:30PM on the third Thursday of the month at 2nd Presbyterian Church (600 Pleasant Valley Dr., Little…

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March Meeting Details

March Meeting Details

Hey everyone, sorry I did not get this email out yesterday, but I had a few things that came up. The majority voted at the meeting, and through emails, to move March’s meeting a week up. So on March 10th we will meet to enjoy a presentation by Tim Grey. Tim Grey is a photographer who has written more than a dozen books for photographers, has published dozens of video training courses, and has had hundreds of articles published in…

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February Meeting Details

February Meeting Details

If you love macro photography and bugs then you will definitely want to come listen to John Sutton this Thursday night, February 18th at 6:30PM. He will be showing off some of his amazing work along with how he does it. No :”live” displays will be used 🙂

January Meeting Details

January Meeting Details

Hello AOPC Members. Tomorrow night is our monthly meeting that will start at 6:30PM. The address is listed at the bottom of the email if you need that information. As most know who attended the Christmas Party, David Gillson stepped down from the President’s position due to his work changing on him. We will be voting in a new President and Vice President tomorrow night. So please come and participate if you can. Also, I will be speaking on the…

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Tim Ernst November Show

Tim Ernst November Show

This month’s meeting will be our yearly Tim Ernst slideshow at Windsong Church of Christ. The address is 3 Windsong Dr, Maumelle, AR 72113. I highly suggest you mapping this out before you drive if you are unfamiliar with how to get there. The meeting will start at 6:30PM on November 19th. This year’s presentation is called A RARE QUALITY OF LIGHT: 40 Years of Wilderness Photography by Tim Ernst. If you have never attended one of Tim’s shows before…

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Tim Donar’s Presentation Notes

Tim Donar’s Presentation Notes

Here are Tim Donar’s presentation notes from the October Meeting: Making the Perfect Print 1. Camera-White Balance, RAW 2. Edit with Adobe Camera RAW 3. Correct image resolution 4. Color, composition, light 5. Printer paper profile Print Settings 1. Adobe ProPhoto RGB, 16bit 2. 240dpi/300dpi, edit, save in Photoshop format (or tif) 3. Crop and scale, keep 240dpi resolution 4. Common print sizes (8×10, 12×16, 16×20, 16×24, etc.) 5. Sharpen at new size 6. Save new file (e.g., myphoto 12×18.psd)…

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October Speaker

October Speaker

Hey everyone, I am pretty excited for this meeting to listen to Tim Donar. He is known for his drone photography usually, but one of his services is making prints on the side. I’m sure that I am not the only one who has processed a photo, printed it, and asked “what happened?” Tim will be talking with us about how to prepare photos for printing, displaying on the web/email, and how to resize them properly. I get asked a…

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