Meeting Reminder

As a reminder, this week’s meeting is all about post-processing and we would like to see how you edit.  Download a few source images from HERE, edit them, and submit your edits by clicking on the Dropbox link HERE for this week’s post-processing meeting.  This week’s meeting is Thursday at 6PM in our usual meeting spot at the Toy F. Reid Employee Center.  See you there!

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

November Meeting – Post Processing

Photo by Esmee Holdijk

As a continuation of our last meeting, we want to see how you process your images.  Have a go-to technique or tool?  Have a particular post-processing area of expertise you’d like to share?  We’d love to see it.

The idea is for everyone to download a few images to work with from here:  via Richard Siggins.  (There is a variety to choose from.)  Then, show us how you typically process your images.  Once you are ready, upload submissions here:  November Submissions.  We’ll display them at our next meeting and allow everyone to give a brief walkthrough of what they did.  This should be a great opportunity for us all to learn some new things from each other.

Looking ahead to December, pick a few of your best images from 2017 and submit them here:  December Submissions.  This will be a great opportunity to practice some post-processing techniques that we go over this month.  We’ll display the submissions on the website through December, and in a slideshow at our annual holiday party on December 21st at the Toy F. Reid Employee Center, Room 219.

Meeting details for November will be posted soon.

By | November 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eastman Camera Club Update

Here are a couple updates on club happenings.

Our next meeting is this Thursday, October 19 at 6:30 PM in the Eastman Employee Center.  We will be doing some demos on Lightroom and Photoshop Elements.   If you want to learn more about these photo editing packages and tools such as spot removal/ content aware fill, graduated neutral density, etc. then you’ll want to be at this meeting.  Come prepared with your questions and stump the experts in the room.

Did you know Adobe made a major announcement about Lightroom this week?  Lightroom (now called Classic) 7 is out.  As expected, there will be no more updates to the non-subscription version of Lightroom.  Adobe is offering a new cloud-based version of Lightroom and there are big updates to mobile and web capabilities.  Come to the meeting to learn more.  Laura Shoe has a good blog post with more information.

Finally, there is just one opening left in the Basic Photography Class that starts November 7.  You can read more about the class here

By | October 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Star Viewing & Astrophotography Meetup

Lynn Greever will be hosting a star viewing and astrophotography meetup on Saturday, September 30th from 6PM-1AM.

A FUN TIME TO MEET UP AND VIEW THE STARS, PLANETS AND DEEP SPACE OBJECTS. ACCUWEATHER SHOW GOOD STAR GAZING ON THE 30TH, SORRY FOR THE SHORT NOTICE BUT WEATHER CHANGES SO OFTEN IS HARD TO PLAN TO FAR OUT AND GET CLEAR SKY. I HAVE T RINGS FOR CANON AND NIKON CAMERAS TO HOOK UP TO TELESCOPE FOR IMAGING. I HAVE PURCHASED SEVERAL LIGHT POLLUTION FILTERS, SO I AM HOPING THAT CAN GET GOOD IMAGES FROM MY HOME IN JOHNSON CITY, WE WILL TRY IT, I JUST FEEL LIKE MORE OF YOU WILL ATTEND IF YOU DONT HAVE TO DRIVE SO FAR, I THINK WE CAN HAVE A GREAT TIME. I WILL PICK UP SOME PIZZAS AND DONUTS SO WE WILL HAVE SOMETHING TO SNACK ON.
BRING TRIPOD IF YOU HAVE ONE, AND REMOTE RELEASE IF YOU HAVE ONE. ALSO, BRING A JACKET IT MAY GET COLD.

MY PHONE NUMBER IS 4233060029
MY EMAIL IS lynngreever@gmail.com

Address:

803 Hiwassee Heights Drive

Johnson City, TN 37601

By | September 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Basic Photography Class Being Offered in November

The Eastman Camera Club is sponsoring a basic photography class taught by Richard Siggins.  The class will start out with learning the basics of photography – light, shutter speed, aperture and how to use them on your camera.  From there we will get into color, composition, lighting, techniques and photographic gear selection.  We’ll talk about some common photography challenges and how to overcome them. We will go over different photo editing packages, organizing photos, printing, and sharing online.   The class will be a combination of classroom teaching, practicing our new photography skills, and reviews of photography assignments.

The class is designed for a photographer who has a DSLR, mirrorless camera, or advanced compact camera.

Classroom sessions are November 7, 9, 14 and 16 from 6:00 PM– 8:00 PM in the Eastman Employee Center.   There will be one field trip on Saturday, November 11 to practice what we have learned.  The Saturday time will depend on what works best for the majority of the students.

In every Class we will have time for:

  • Review of Homework – yes, we are in school again.
  • Problem Solving – Bring your camera and problem photos to class
  • Question and Answer

The class is open to Eastman Camera Club members.  The good news is anyone can join the club by going to https://eastmancameraclub.com/ and clicking on About near the upper left of the page.

Richard Siggins is a semi-pro photographer specializing in landscape and nature photography.  You can see some of his work at www.thesiggins.com

Cost – $40/person.   Maximum of 14 people per class.  Go by the Eastman Recreation Office in the Eastman Employee Center or call 423-229-3771 to sign up.

By | September 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Photo Outing To Clarks Creek Saturday, September 23

Photo by Ron Zucker

This month’s photo trip is to Clarks Creek. We will be meeting at the Crossroads Country Store and BP gas station on the corner of 81 and 107 at 8:30 AM and carpooling from there.  This is between Jonesborough and Erwin.   Location: 3401 Hwy 81 S, Jonesborough, TN 3765

The trail is described as an easy, fairly well-worn path with some rocks. Great hike for those new to hiking. It feels remote, fairly easy, short, and a great payoff at the end for the falls. The one stream crossing has flat rocks nicely positioned for a dry crossing.  About 0.6 miles from parking to the falls.

By | September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Meeting Reminder

November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

As a reminder, this week's meeting is all about post-processing and we would like to see how you edit.  Download a few source images from HERE, edit them, and submit your edits by clicking on the Dropbox [...]

November Meeting – Post Processing

November 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Photo by Esmee Holdijk As a continuation of our last meeting, we want to see how you process your images.  Have a go-to technique or tool?  Have a particular post-processing area of expertise [...]

Eastman Camera Club Update

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Here are a couple updates on club happenings. Our next meeting is this Thursday, October 19 at 6:30 PM in the Eastman Employee Center.  We will be doing some demos on Lightroom and Photoshop Elements.   If [...]

Star Viewing & Astrophotography Meetup

September 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Lynn Greever will be hosting a star viewing and astrophotography meetup on Saturday, September 30th from 6PM-1AM. A FUN TIME TO MEET UP AND VIEW THE STARS, PLANETS AND DEEP SPACE OBJECTS. ACCUWEATHER SHOW GOOD [...]