Guest Speaker – Tyler Lanz from LaminART

Guest Speaker – Tyler Lanz from LaminART

Want to learn how to get your prints to look like the images on your monitor? Want to learn what type of print paper to use?  When to use metallic paper, aluminum prints, or canvas wraps?  Tyler Lanz from LaminART is going to tell us all about colour management, preparing your files for printing and the various types of printing.  This should help all of you who are entering prints in upcoming competitions.

Hope to see you there!

Submission Deadline: Monochrome Competition

Please submit your images for consideration of the club’s entry in the CAPA Monochrome competition by Jan 19th, 8pm

Email them to competitions.surreyphotography@gmail.com

Please see the following link for the rules and requirements of eligible images: https://capacanada.ca/monochrome/

This competition has 5 themes and each will be judged separately. Our submission will need at least 2 of the themes.

File details:  Submitted JPG image must comply with the following:

  1. Dimensions: Maximum horizontal size: 1400 pixels and Maximum vertical size: 1050 pixels
    Note: One of the dimensions must be exactly the maximum allowed size and neither dimension may exceed the maximum pixels for that dimension
  2. Colour Space: Should be sRGB
  3. Colour Accuracy: Strongly recommend that you calibrate your monitor to ensure colour accuracy from your monitor to the image projected to the judges
  4. Maximum file size: 1.8 MB

Restrictions on Image Filenames:

I am encouraged to include my name followed by a – and the title of my image such as the following:

Sally_Brown-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Walter_Rightside-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Oliver South-The double rainbow.jpg
Winston_Rogers- CanadaDay.jpg
John Wayne-Sandy beach.jpg

Note if you edit/email with a MAC, please use a different mail program to ensure the file received is the correct size.

Guest Speaker – Ian MacDonald – Street Photography

Guest Speaker – Ian MacDonald – Street Photography

Some of you may be familiar with Vancouver based photographer Ian MacDonald’s work.  Although he does portrait work and wedding photography, he is probably best known for his street photography.  He gives street photography workshops in Vancouver, Toronto, Paris, Amsterdam, and well as many other cities around the world.  Be sure to check out his excellent articles and amazing photos on his website:  https://ianmacdonaldphotography.com/about/

Hope to see you there!

Submission Deadline: CAPA Altered Reality

Please submit your images for consideration of the club’s entry in the CAPA Altered Reality competition by Jan 5th, 8pm

Email them to competitions.surreyphotography@gmail.com

Please see the following link for the rules and requirements of eligible images: https://capacanada.ca/altered-reality-manipulation/.  In particular all components of the final image must have been taken by the entrant.

File details:  Submitted JPG image must comply with the following:

  1. Dimensions: Maximum horizontal size: 1400 pixels and Maximum vertical size: 1050 pixels
    Note: One of the dimensions must be exactly the maximum allowed size and neither dimension may exceed the maximum pixels for that dimension
  2. Colour Space: Should be sRGB
  3. Colour Accuracy: Strongly recommend that you calibrate your monitor to ensure colour accuracy from your monitor to the image projected to the judges
  4. Maximum file size: 1.8 MB

Restrictions on Image Filenames:

I am encouraged to include my name followed by a – and the title of my image such as the following:

Sally_Brown-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Walter_Rightside-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Oliver South-The double rainbow.jpg
Winston_Rogers- CanadaDay.jpg
John Wayne-Sandy beach.jpg

Note if you edit/email with a MAC, please use a different mail program to ensure the file received is the correct size.

SPC Holiday Pot Luck and Image Discussion Theme: Monochrome

Holiday Pot Luck and IMAGE DISCUSSION with the THEME: Monochrome

This meeting the theme is: Monochrome (and also open theme)

The theme of the January 30th CAPA COMPETITION is Monochrome.  According to the CAPA website, the criteria are as follows:

A black and white work fitting from the very dark grey (black) to the very clear grey (white) is a monochrome work with the various shades of grey. A black and white work toned entirely in a single colour will remain a monochrome work able to stand in the black and white category. On the other hand a black and white work modified by a partial toning or by the addition of one colour becomes a colour work (polychrome) to stand in the colour category. This competition will have four themes and each will be judged separately:

  • Individual/Groups (street photography is included)
  • Landscape/City-scape/Sea-scape
  • Architecture (inside/outside)
  • Flowers/Plants (wild or cultivated)

For the full details see:  https://capacanada.ca/monochrome/

Bring in your best Monochrome shots whether you want to enter them into the CAPA competition or not.  And as always, your can also bring any image in for discussion under the open theme.

Halfway through the meeting, we break for coffee and treats.

Please bring your photos on a flash drive/memory stick so that Radek can upload them onto the club computer before the meeting starts.

Hope to see you there!

Image Discussion Theme: Altered Reality (and also open theme)

MAGE DISCUSSION with the THEME: Altered Reality

This meeting the theme is: Altered Reality (and also open theme)

The theme of the January 15th CAPA COMPETITION is Altered Reality.  According to the CAPA website, the criteria are as follows:

This competition promotes the manipulation of photograph(s) for artistic purposes to create a fictional or conceptual image or photographic art. The source image must have been made by the entrant. All images must be original and may not incorporate elements produced by anyone else. Original images must be altered only by the entrant. However artwork or computer graphics generated by the entrant may be incorporated if the original photographic content prevails.

For the full details see:  https://capacanada.ca/altered-reality-manipulation/

Bring in your best Fine Arts shots whether you want to enter them into the CAPA competition or not.  And as always, your can also bring any image in for discussion under the open theme.

Halfway through the meeting, we break for coffee and treats.

Please bring your photos on a flash drive/memory stick so that Radek can upload them onto the club computer before the meeting starts.

Hope to see you there!

Presentations by club members on Abstract Photography, and on Mobile Apps

The first half of the meeting we’ll see club member Dave Beach demonstrate how he creates his mirrored abstracts in Photoshop Elements.  In the second half, club members Radek Koziol and Randall Epp will show us some of the photography and photo editing apps for Android and for Apple phones.

Submission deadline: CAPA photojournalism competition

Please submit your images for consideration of the club’s entry in the CAPA Photo-journalism competition by Nov 10th, 8pm

Email them to competitions.surreyphotography@gmail.com

Please see the following link for the rules and requirements of eligible images: https://capacanada.ca/photo-journalism/

Post processing techniques NOT permitted are composite, HDR,  stitching, using filters, applying textures, focus stacking and infrared.

File details:  Submitted JPG image must comply with the following:

  1. Dimensions: Maximum horizontal size: 1400 pixels and Maximum vertical size: 1050 pixels
    Note: One of the dimensions must be exactly the maximum allowed size and neither dimension may exceed the maximum pixels for that dimension
  2. Colour Space: Should be sRGB
  3. Colour Accuracy: Strongly recommend that you calibrate your monitor to ensure colour accuracy from your monitor to the image projected to the judges
  4. Maximum file size: 1.8 MB

Restrictions on Image Filenames:

I am encouraged to include my name followed by a – and the title of my image such as the following:

Sally_Brown-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Walter_Rightside-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Oliver South-The double rainbow.jpg
Winston_Rogers- CanadaDay.jpg
John Wayne-Sandy beach.jpg

Note if you edit/email with a MAC, please use a different mail program to ensure the file received is the correct size.

Submission Deadline: LGCC Celebration of Nature

Please submit your images for consideration of the club’s entry in the Lions Gate Camera Club Celebration of Nature competition by Nov 3rd, 8pm

Email them to competitions.surreyphotography@gmail.com

Please see the following link for the rules and requirements of eligible images: http://surreyphotographyclub.com/competitions/lions-gate-camera-club/

 

File details:  Submitted JPG image must comply with the following:

  1. Dimensions: Maximum horizontal size: 1400 pixels and Maximum vertical size: 1050 pixels
    Note: One of the dimensions must be exactly the maximum allowed size and neither dimension may exceed the maximum pixels for that dimension
  2. Colour Space: Should be sRGB
  3. Colour Accuracy: Strongly recommend that you calibrate your monitor to ensure colour accuracy from your monitor to the image projected to the judges
  4. Resolution: Save files with Maximum (12) resolution, Max 20MB

Image Filenames :

Give the title of the image (five words or less) followed by a hyphen (-) and then the nature category (two numerals, 01, 02 or 03) followed by a hyphen (-) then please use your club initials (minimum 2 and maximum 4 letters) followed by a hyphen (-) and lastly, the image maker’s name.

Example: Tony Keen of the Lions Gate Camera Club has an image titled “Sea Otter” and the image is to be entered in the mammals category.
The correct file name would then be:   Sea Otter-02-LGCC-Tony Keen.jpg

Note if you edit/email with a MAC, please use a different mail program to ensure the file received is the correct size.

Deadline submission: CAPA Fine Art

Please submit your images for consideration of the club’s entry in the CAPA Fine Art competition by Oct 26th, 8pm

Email them to competitions.surreyphotography@gmail.com

Please see the following link for the rules and requirements of eligible images: https://capacanada.ca/fine-art/

File details:  Submitted JPG image must comply with the following:

  1. Dimensions: Maximum horizontal size: 1400 pixels and Maximum vertical size: 1050 pixels
    Note: One of the dimensions must be exactly the maximum allowed size and neither dimension may exceed the maximum pixels for that dimension
  2. Colour Space: Should be sRGB
  3. Colour Accuracy: Strongly recommend that you calibrate your monitor to ensure colour accuracy from your monitor to the image projected to the judges
  4. Maximum file size: 1.8 MB

Restrictions on Image Filenames:

I am encouraged to include my name followed by a – and the title of my image such as the following:

Sally_Brown-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Walter_Rightside-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Oliver South-The double rainbow.jpg
Winston_Rogers- CanadaDay.jpg
John Wayne-Sandy beach.jpg

Note if you edit/email with a MAC, please use a different mail program to ensure the file received is the correct size.