July 2020 Meeting: Improve Your Skills

Windansea Beach, La Jolla, long exposure

Just like every year in summer, we invite you to learn and Improve Your Skills in the Sierra Club Photo Section’s July 2020 meeting. This year we have Stephen Bay showing us how to make Cleaner Night & Astro Photos with Exposure Stacking and our president Alexander S. Kunz with an Introduction to Long Exposure Photography. Continue reading if you’re interested. This is an online meeting via Zoom and for members only. You can find the meeting date & time at the end of this invitation.

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Online Workshop with Stephen Bay: Beyond Lightroom – Maximizing Your Images in Photoshop

We are happy and excited to announce that Stephen Bay, whom you may remember fondly from his excellent presentation in 2018, will teach a workshop for us. After our series of Lightroom workshops with Alexander S. Kunz, many of you have asked for the next step – going into Photoshop. Stephen has crafted a workshop that will precisely address this request. Due to the current restrictions on public gatherings, we have switched this into an online workshop (“webinar”). Continue reading if you’re interested.

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February 2020 Meeting: Dan Ballard

You are invited to the February 2020 meeting of the Sierra Club San Diego Chapter Photo Section at the Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room. Our presenter this month is pro landscape & travel photographer Dan Ballard from Colorado, with his presentation “Unlocking Your Creative Potential”. Please continue reading if you’re interested, and find the complete details with date and time at the bottom of this article.

Please note that due to a scheduling conflict at our location, this meeting is on SUNDAY.

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July 2019 Meeting: Improve Your Skills

FINAL IMAGE: Santa Ynez Golden Hour

You are invited to the July 2019 meeting of the Sierra Club San Diego Chapter Photo Section on Saturday, July 13th, 2019, at the Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room, from 2 PM to 4 PM (complete details at the bottom of this article).

This month, we’re continuing our ‘summer tradition’ with another Improve Your Skills meeting, bringing you compressed bits of photographic knowledge, easy to understand and absorb, in short segments.

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Sept 29 Workshop: Developing Photos in Lightroom

After/Before comparison: moss-covered rocks, Windansea Beach, La Jolla, California, December 2016.

After the first part of our Lightroom workshop series 2018 in June, about organizing photos, we’re now looking at Developing Photos in Lightroom.

We’re working in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC – the most recent version of the desktop software, but most of what we’re covering will also apply to older versions of Lightroom of course, as well as Lightroom CC, the cloud and mobile device version of Lightroom. The workshop is for Lightroom users who do have a basic knowledge and understanding of the software.

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August 16 Meeting: Improve Your Skills

Dragonfly by Tom Applegate

Just like in previous years, we’re using the summer months for our “Improve Your Skills” meeting, with a couple of short sessions in which the club’s own officers and members share knowledge, experience and insights. This year we have three sessions that cover a little bit of everything, as follows:

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SOLD OUT: November 4: Lightroom Workshop 2017 at MOPA

Lightroom Workshop at the MOPA

Please Note:  This workshop is now SOLD OUT.  We will have more workshops available in 2018. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC (or simply Lightroom, as we call it) is one of the most popular software packages to organize, manage and develop digital photos on Windows and Mac. In our workshop at the San Diego Museum …

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July 20: Improve Your Skills

July 20 Photo Club Meeting – Improve Your Skills With Tom Applegate, Alexander S. Kunz, and Mark Ochenduszko Last year’s July Improve Your Skills Meeting was a big success, so we are doing it again. A lot of people are on summer trips and vacations, but those still in town will enjoy an evening of …

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