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Lightroom User Group Featuring Special Guest Jim Goldstein

Jim Goldstein is a professional photographer, based out of San Francisco, who specializes in outdoor and nature photography.   Passionate about nature and the environment, Jim infuses elements of the natural world into his commercial and editorial work.

Jim will be presenting on his Star Trails photography workflow.  See examples of Jim's Star Trails photos here: Star Trails Gallery.  Jim's photos are amazing, so even if you can't attend this event you should check out the gallery, and Jim's eBook Photographing the 4th Dimension - Time.  Jim will demonstrate how he produces these photos, and will walk us through his complete cross-application workflow using Lightroom, Bridge, and Photoshop.  More info about Jim is available on his website.


This meetup is NOT at our usual location.  Our usual location is at 601 Townsend, but this meetup will be held a couple blocks away at 410 Townsend.

Also please note that the Bay Bridge will be CLOSED on the 29th, so plan your travel accordingly (thanks jbdata).

The usual fine print: 

If you're new to Lightroom, you might benefit from watching the recording of my "Intro to Lightroom" presentation before attending this meetup.  You can watch the recording here.

We'll have some pizza and socializing from 6:30 to 7:00, and we'll start the presentation itself at 7:00.

There is no Giants game that night, so street parking should be easy.  And 410 Townsend is even closer to the Caltrain station than our usual location.

When you RSVP, please submit your full first and last name, so that we can have name tags ready for everyone before you arrive.
Hope to see you all there!

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  • Bob H.

    Great meet up, thanks Jim for letting us have insight on how to do star trail photography. Can't wait to go out & see what I come up with.

    August 30, 2013

  • Stan

    Thanks Jim! Great lecture, I learned a few new tricks.

    August 30, 2013

  • wenda p.

    Very interesting, but I don't see myself chasing the stars and staying up all night. :o)

    August 30, 2013

  • Dianne J.

    Great lecture, interesting to see a different way of capturing light-

    August 30, 2013

  • Rick J.

    Jim is wonderfully passionate about star trail photography and an engaging presenter, as well.

    August 30, 2013

  • Sonny P.

    Great lecture on long exposure photography using wide angle lenses and an electronic timer

    August 29, 2013

  • Kate B.

    He was very knowledgable and gave a great lecture. The lecture was easy to follow and interesting. Thanks!

    August 29, 2013

  • Raphael B.

    Sorry I couldnt attend when will the next one be held?

    August 29, 2013

  • Bonnie B.

    Fascinating presentation of Star Trails photography. Jim showed us a 14-gigabyte image. 14 gigs. Can you imagine? Check. It. Out.

    1 · August 29, 2013

  • Amy H.

    Great presentation. Very thorough explanation and interesting examples.

    1 · August 29, 2013

  • jane c

    there is bus transport from/to Powell St BART station-check out rt #30 at 6:02, 6:05, etc outbound OR est walk time of 18 minutes-we could have a meet-up to go to the meet-up at the bus stop?

    August 27, 2013

  • Dan R.

    Any chance this one will be filmed?

    August 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member


    August 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Love the Star Trails photography!

    August 23, 2013

  • Hesham

    Is there any chance some of these meetups can be organized on any other day than Thursday so that people who have fixed commitments every Thursdays can attend? :-) thanks

    1 · August 23, 2013

  • sonny m.

    anyone interested in carpooling from peninsula -?

    August 22, 2013

  • sonny m.

    hope bay bridge related traffic doesn't mess up commute to meeting.

    Will talk be just on the start trail photography or will other LR uses be covered as well?

    I have LR 5 and Photoshop elements. Will class help with those programs?

    August 22, 2013

  • Jim B.

    The Bay Bridge will be shut down through 9/3 but will try to make it.

    August 22, 2013

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