RPEG's focus is on photography and photo editing, but Meetup's focus is on getting people together face-to-face. Are you able to attend at least some of our meetings and tutorials? Do you sincerely plan to do so? If so, please continue!
WIll atttend as many as I can, retired but busy...belong to several other photo meetups...loves the ones where I can learn!
Experience isn't required for membership, but we do ask that your main reason for joining be an interest in cameras and photo-editing. What editor (if any) are you using? If Photoshop, which version? Beginner, intermediate, advanced or expert?
I am using Lightroom 3 (purchased about 6 mos ago) so still learning, plan to purchase and learn PS Elements 9, have several HDR software packages.
If experienced with your program(s), how did you LEARN the program along the way? Books? Videos? In a formal school curriculum? On the job? Please be as specific as possible
Not experienced but using books, tutorials, workshops, meetups to learn the ones i have now.
If experienced, what areas of photo editing do you consider your strengths? Portrait touchups? Compositing? HDR Imaging? Web? Artistic? Photo Repair? Other? Please specify.
Not experienced in these but want to learn them all!
What are the areas where you'd especially like to increase your skills?
Photo editing..particularly in Lightroom, and also in PS Elements 10
I am an enthusiastic amateur, tryig to grow into my camera and learn editing skills. Love to take phots of all kinds, architecture people, sports, nature...always looking for the "perfect shot" and rarely without my camera!
What Barbara O. is saying about this Meetup Group
Good meeting! Thanks Carl and Steve! Good tone back!