The September meeting of MAPS was focused on “Focus”. We had two break-out sessions on the subject. Dennis Warnesky led a group of advanced members in a workshop on how to adjust your camera so that it is focusing correctly. John Hummel met with the beginning and intermediate members and discussed the ten elements of critical focus. The members viewed the winning images from the mountain-wide photo contest and a slideshow of images from the August MAN/MAPS reception at the MAN Gallery. Bryan Allen did a great slideshow on his recent trip to the Eastern Sierra and Yosemite. The balance of the evening was spent viewing the “Challenge” images for the month which were on the topic, “Black and White”
Congratulations to Dennis Warnesky who successfully juried and is now a member of the Mountain Arts Gallery. Way to Go, Dennis! If you haven't attended a meeting in a while, come back and check us out this month and get into Fall photography and get re-inspired to create new work. John
The September Meeting and Beyond
The "Challenge" for the September Meeting was "Black and White". We loved the great images shared during the evening You can see those images individually or as a slideshow by clicking here or going to the "Challenge" page for September, 2016. The Challenge for Octoberis "Focus" This month we are looking for at least one image of any subject you want to shoot that uses focus as an artistic element in the image to bring attention to the subject or to direct the viewer to a particular part of the image. Please submit up to two images with at least one of them based on the assignment. The other can be anything you would like to share. Use your imagination and be as creative as possible. I will be looking forward to seeing what you come up with. Please forward your jpeg files to me at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 4th to be included in the slideshow.
The October Meeting The October meeting will be on October 5th at 6:00 pm at the Mountain Arts Community Arts Center (CAC) in the Lake Arrowhead Village below the California Thai Restaurant. We will be viewing a 30 min video from the National Geographic Series, "The Masters of Photography" This is a highly informative film and discussion will follow. As always, we will be viewing the "Challenge" images in the 2nd half of the meeting. Please see the "Contact Us" page to get more detail on the location Thank you to all who are participating in MAPS and see you at the next meeting.
Joe Whyte will be at Camp Paivika on Tuesdays. at 6:30 PM for the sunset shoot and dog walk. Check our Blog Page or Contact Joe at email@example.com for more details and to confirm the time. This is a great opportunity for some great sunset rim views!