Shoot People?

Fraser Campbell found this one for photographers who take themselves too seriously. You don’t have to buy the mug to appreciate the joke 🙂

The Big Picture

About once a week, the photo editors at the Boston Globe put together a collection of brilliant images from around the world that they call The Big Picture.

Sometimes they focus on a single story for example: Perseid meteor shower. Sometimes the images are a collection like this story: 2015 Year in Pictures: Animals. Often they cover news events like: Paris attacks.

If you’re looking for inspiration take a look at this blog.

 

Sale at Henrys!

Ken Wilson passed along news about this sale:

I noticed a sale advertisement in today’s Citizen that Henry’s Orleans Location (613-830-8500) is closing Jan 23, 2016, and “everything must go”.  I just thought I’d pass this information along in case camera club members may be interested.

In case you missed it

In case you missed the excellent “play with your camera” exercise session organized by Sue Carey (WAY TO GO SUE !!!) aided by several members of the camera club executive,  this recent post from Digital Photography School titled “Do These 5 Quick Exercises to Learn What Your New Camera Can Do” will help you fill in the gaps.

It’s part of their series of posts for beginning photographers which also included:

Play with your Camera

Come to the Centre Wednesday afternoon January 13th from 1:00 to 3:00 in the Program Room. Bring your camera, its manual, and your tripod (if you have one).

Visit our several “learning stations” where  you’ll be able  to experiment with:

  • aperture priority
  • shutter priority
  • manually fix focus
  • lighting
  • portraits
  • spot metering
  • exposure compensation
  • using a soft box