Photo Critique & General Meeting

Hi Photographers!

I'll be working on getting a photo critique and general meetings started as originally planned.

*** New addition, for this first photo critique meeting we are bringing in Steve Vento to speak about "How to critique" a photo so we will know how to do it ourselves in the future and he will critique photos that are brought in to this meeting.  

These are some of Steve's Professional Achievements & Recognitions:

2012 Distinguished Service Award, Professional Photographers of America

2005 President, Professional Photographers of Washington

1995 Photographer of the Year, Professional Photographers of Washington

Life member of Professional Photographers of Washington

*** Can we ask everyone to donate a few dollars $2 or 3 to help pay for his dinner. =)  Trust me, it WILL be worth the few dollars to learn from him!!

Please bring up to 3 photos that you would like to share and if you want a critique on the photo let us know and we as a group will share thoughts of what is great about the photo and what the photographer giving the critique would have done differently through their prospective view.  

This is to be a positive environment!  Offer the good, and offer how it could be improved or done differently.  There are no "BAD" photos, each photo is a learning opportunity!

If you RSVP yes and change your mind, please change the RSVP so others can attend.

New?  We all are in this group so come join us and make some new friends!
Don't worry about running late, there is always a conversation going on that you can jump in and join.

This is a no host event, however please consider ordering something even if it's just a drink. =)

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  • James

    Only marginal room for improvement. Namely, something to make it easier for everyone to see peoples work.

    June 18

  • Shawn A.

    Sorry to pull out at the last minute but I am so behind with getting everything ready for my girlfriends arrival from London on Wednesday I have to miss this meeting :-( Sorry, hope to see you at the next one! :-)

    June 16

    • Monica

      Sorry to hear that but sounds like you have your hands full right now!

      1 · June 16

  • James

    I don't know if anyone already knows about this but, I got an email from a company called OnOne Software. They make image editing programs and are running a competition. http://www.ononesoftware.com/bl...­

    Theme: From landscape reflections on water, to portrait or daily life reflections on windows. Capture your best photo showing a reflection.

    End Date: June 30, 2014

    Prizes:

    First Place: Perfect Photo Suite 8 Premium Edition + $200.00 Amazon Gift Card
    Second Place: Perfect Photo Suite 8 for Adobe® Lightroom® and Apple® Aperture®
    Third Place: Perfect Photo Suite 8 Standard Edition

    1 · June 13

    • Monica

      Thanks for sharing!

      June 13

  • Leo

    I want to go, but I have another meeting on the same day

    June 1

    • Monica

      There will be other meetings, the days for my meetings will be rotating. Meaning not always on a Monday.

      June 2

  • Monica

    If you haven't joined our FB group, please do and don't miss out on possible last minute photo shoots, photo ops, etc..

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/...­

    May 27

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Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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