Our monthly general interest meetings include educational presentations and networking, focused on current developments in multimedia, web technology, and the digital arts. Special guests and members share tips and techniques for popular digital applications, showcase computer hardware & software and camera equipment, and discuss best business practices for multimedia professionals, especially those who are developing their own enterprises.
Topics are selected to have broad appeal across the various multimedia disciplines.
PROGRAM: Fast and Fabulous Photo Fixing
The ever-energetic Greg Rostami is returning to present the latest products from Topaz Labs. For the last 21 years Greg Rostami has been involved in the visual effects industry, both in the field of 3D computer graphics as well as 2D (image processing and compositing).
Greg met Dr. Albert Yang from Topaz Labs 5 years ago when he was researching some of the latest innovations in Super Resolution. Ever since then Greg has been representing Topaz Labs' products.
The products that will be showcased are:
- Topaz Adjust: Ultimate control over image exposure, detail, and color
- Topaz DeNoise: The best photo noise reduction tool on the market
- Topaz Simplify: A stunningly simple photo to art conversion plug-in
- Topaz Detail: Halo-Free Detail Enhancement and Sharpening
- Topaz Clean: Powerful stylized image cleaning (perfect for instantly cleaning portraits)
- Topaz ReMask: Lightning-fast cut-out and masks (cut images from backgrounds in seconds)
- Topaz DeJPEG: Remove compression artifacts for high-quality JPEG images
All of Topaz Labs' products are Filters that work in Photoshop as well as other image editing products.
To find out more about Topaz Labs visit: http://www.topazlabs....
Member Showcase: Travis
“Travis”, who goes professionally by just the one name (It’s actually his last name), has performed on literally thousands of commercials, corporate videos, training presentations, documentaries, and internet multimedia productions.
Travis’s recent voice-over projects have included commercials for Disney and Dish Network, A “Making Of” video for the movie “Blades of Glory”, a Los Angeles Emmy award-winning educational series aired on PBS stations, He voices commercials for Cox Communications and The Orange County Performing Arts Center. He narrated the online interactive tour of Walt Disney Concert Hall for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, training programs for the Los Angeles Fire Department, Honda, Kia, Mercedes, and Acura, Internet Education programs for Honda, promotional programs for Acura, and a retrospective of the Bob Hope Desert Classic for the USA network, and many others. Recent documentaries he has narrated, include “Island of the Great White Shark”, “History of the Coronado Bay Bridge”, and “In Search of Ambrosio Gonzales”.
Visit http://www.votalent.c... for Travis's demos.
Food and networking will begin at 6:00 PM. The meeting will be 6:30-9:00 PM. Visit www.ocmma.org for more information.