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FCDCC Meetings

 
We meet monthly on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm
Map to our usual meeting location Ridgeview Classical Schools (1800 S. Lemay Ave.)
 
January 8, 2013 @6:30pm
topic: Tony Schountz will present MACROS!
location: Ridgeview Classical School 1800 S. Lemay, southeast corner of Lemay and Stuart
photo topic: anything
fix-it-photo: anything
Meeting Notes
Tony's presentation on Macrophotography (powerpoint format)
Tony's focus stacking example
 
February 12, 2013 @6:30pm
topic: Post Processing by Eric Slutz
location: Ridgeview Classical School 1800 S. Lemay, southeast corner of Lemay and Stuart
photo topic: TBD
fix-it-photo: TBD
Meeting Notes
More notes: For those of you who are new to digital photography, or our club, you might wonder why there is so much interest in post processing. Come and you’ll find out. For you die-hard post-processing members – we’ll have an extended Q&A at which time you can question Eric, or one another, in what may prove to be a very lively discussion.
 
March 12, 2013 @7:30pm *** NOTE THE LATE STARTING TIME ***
topic: Street Photography by Tom Finke
location: Ridgeview Classical School 1800 S. Lemay, southeast corner of Lemay and Stuart
photo topic: Wood
fix-it-photo: Horse by Shelby Jellison
Meeting Notes
 
April 9, 2013 @6:30pm
topic: "Setting up a Portrait Studio"
location: Ridgeview Classical School 1800 S. Lemay, southeast corner of Lemay and Stuart
photo topic: TBD
fix-it-photo: TBD
Meeting Notes
Matt Davies' presentation Creating a Home Studio
 
May 14, 2013 6:00pm - 10:00pm
topic: Talk About Cameras and Stuff
location: Rolland Moore shelter #2
photo topic: Wildlife
alternate topic: Feathers
fix-it-photo: TBD
Meeting Notes: Ken reserved shelter #2 for $60
 

June 11, 2013 @6:30pm
topic: Architectural Photography by Harper Point Photography
location: Ridgeview Classical School 1800 S. Lemay, southeast corner of Lemay and Stuart
photo topic: Wildlife
alternate topic: feathers
fix-it-photo: none
Meeting Notes

 
July 9, 2013 @6:30pm
topic: Post Processing of Landscapes by club members
location: Ridgeview Classical School 1800 S. Lemay, southeast corner of Lemay and Stuart
photo topic: ?
fix-it-photo: Ouzel Falls
Meeting Notes
 

August 13, 2013 @6:30pm
topic: Hummingbird Photography by Andy Goris
Andy will describe photographing the three species of Hummingbirds found along Colorado's front range, both in natural settings as well as an outdoor studio. Come learn about these fascinating birds and the techniques for getting sharp pictures of them in flight. While a few of the techniques are unique to Hummingbirds, most of them are applicable to other types of photography as well.
location: Ridgeview Classical School 1800 S. Lemay, southeast corner of Lemay and Stuart
photo topic: TBD
alternate photo topic: Blue Skies
fix-it-photo: TBD
Hummingbird Photography by Andy Goris
Meeting Notes

 
September 10, 2013 @6:30pm
topic: Birds in Flight by Rob Palmer
Rob will show some of his favorite images and tell us how he photographed them.
Rob has been involved with animals since he was very young. He has always had a passion for birds of prey, and has pursued that passion throughout his adult life. In college, he spent numerous hours studying the nesting territories of prairie falcons in Northeastern Colorado, and additional time researching screech owls nesting along the Boulder Creek trail in the center of Boulder, Colorado. Rob taught life science and biology for seven years in the late eighties and early nineties. Since that time, he has spent most of his free time studying raptors and refining his photography techniques. Photography has always been a part of Rob's life. He began taking pictures with a Polaroid black and white camera when he was twelve, then quickly moved on to a 35 mm SLR. His first SLR was a Kowa. In high school he became the school's photographer and was able to use the school's Pentax cameras. The basics in photography have stuck with him.
location: Ridgeview Classical School 1800 S. Lemay, southeast corner of Lemay and Stuart
photo topic: Meteors
fix-it-photo: Snowy Egrets by Jack Hicks
Meeting Notes
 
October 8, 2013 @6:30pm
topic: Shooting Video with iPhone and DSLR by Chris Lanphear
location: Ridgeview Classical School 1800 S. Lemay, southeast corner of Lemay and Stuart
photo topic: Zoo Animals
fix-it-photo: Squirrel by James Wojciechowski
Notes: Chris Lanphear co-founder of Smiling Peanut Video Productions, a Creative Media Services collective based in Fort Collins that specializes in Live Event Video Production. His talk will cover Preplanning a video shoot, how to shoot with iPhone to DSLR and Post Production concepts.
Meeting Notes
 
November 12, 2013 @6:30pm
topic: The Hundred Year Hunt for the Red Sprite by Walter Lyons
For over a century, people, including many scientists, reported seeing brief flashes of light high above thunderstorms. NASA had a need to know if they were not just imagining things. Video and photography have played a key roll in discovering an entire "zoo" of "transient luminous events" called sprites, elves, halos, blue jets and gigantic jets that occur above storms. Never mind that they can last less than a millisecond, can only be seen at night, are no brighter than an aurora and (until recently) were totally unpredictable. We review the challenges of the technical photography that has proven so many folks really were seeing something up there!
location: Ridgeview Classical School 1800 S. Lemay, southeast corner of Lemay and Stuart
photo topic: Orange
fix-it-photo: Dandelion - by Cecil Hellyer
Meeting Notes
 
December 10, 2013 @6:30pm
topic: TBD
location: Ridgeview Classical School 1800 S. Lemay, southeast corner of Lemay and Stuart
photo topic: TBD
fix-it-photo: TBD
Meeting Notes TBD
 
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