Steve Lig http://photos4.meetupstatic.com/photos/member/a/4/1/b/member_7122011.jpeg

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RPEG - Rochester Photo Editing Group http://photos3.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/5/1/1/a/global_385520762.jpeg 20100718
Rochester, NY 14618

Location:

Rochester, NYUSA 14617
Hometown: Rochester

Member since:

June 5, 2014

Introduction

Photography is a long-time hobby and I enjoy editing almost as much as taking the pictures.

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!

Yes. Sincerely! Cross my heart... :)

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?

Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CC at a somewhat advanced level.

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

Started with PS Elements and various procedural books. Moved up to Photoshop, joined Lynda.com for a few months and went through various courses by Deke McClelland and Chris Orwig. Now it's mostly YouTube and some tutorial websites like RetouchPro.

If experienced, what areas of photo editing do you consider your strengths? Portrait touchups? Compositing? HDR Imaging? Web? Artistic? Photo Repair? Other? Please specify.

My main focus has been enhancing landscape images. I also do quite a bit with portrait retouching.

What are the areas where you'd especially like to increase your skills?

I'd like to become more creative/artistic, and even abstract in my photography and editing.

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  • Paul

    Steve, you got another home page photo chosen, this time for January. Love how the color pops. Very picture postcard like.

    Jan 31, 2014 7:48 PM
  • Paul

    Congrats, I chose one of your Stuart Horse Trial photos for the home page photo this month.

    Jul 31, 2011 6:25 PM
  • Tina

    Yes Steve They were shot on my Nikon D-60 with my 55/200 lense. Thank you for your kind comments.

    Nov 14, 2010 8:15 PM
  • Carl and Cheryl Herke

    Hello Steve,
    Do I know you. Tell me about you
    Cheryl

    Dec 31, 2009 11:29 AM
  • Ken H

    Rochester NY 912 Project-We Surround Rochester

    Hey Steve, thanks for posting the great photos of the Recess Rally! Please keep in touch so we can keep improving the media WSR does... you're a great asset!

    Aug 23, 2009 9:33 PM
  • Sherry

    Hi Steve. Yep.. I know them very well. I love Mary Beth to death.. Cute photo of them. I heard they had met you.

    Aug 21, 2009 5:02 PM
  • Mike Kloppel

    Rochester NY 912 Project-We Surround Rochester

    Thanks for that webpage. What a great treasure trove of knowledge!

    Jul 21, 2009 10:07 AM
  • Joe&Joy

    Rochester NY 912 Project-We Surround Rochester

    Hi Steve, glad you made it here...Joe

    Jun 01, 2009 4:19 PM
  • Wendy T.

    Welcome, we're happy you've joined us at We Surround Rochester. If you'll email LisaG. with your zip code, we can add you to the members list being created so we can easily find other members in our neighborhoods.
    Please jump right in and start a discussion or comment on any postings. We have committees formed so if there are specific issues you're especially interested in, or talents you can share, we have a place for you to be as active as you choose.
    Glad to have you on our side!

    Jun 01, 2009 8:31 AM
  • Kevin

    Village Falls On A Winter Morning is very nice. Did you try a b&w conversion just to see what it looks like?

    Jan 29, 2009 12:39 PM
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