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Fasten Your Camera Straps! It's Going to be a BUSY May!

From: Darryl B.
Sent on: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 4:45 PM

Hello fellow photographers!  I'll get right to the point.  It's going to be a busy May.  We have the usual mix of free events, classes, and social activities.  As always, I prefer to send out one email each week or so instead of you getting an announcement each and every time I post something new on the calendar.  And remember you can always see whats on the calendar by simply clicking on the calendar iconlocated on our clubs meetup website. 

Ok, on to whats coming up! 

Lets Start with some FREE EVENTS:

  • Sat. May 19th: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital Charity Event -  This is a great opportunity to help out some less fortunate kids.  I hope you will check this out and join us!
  • Sun May 13th: Monthly Meeting - We are taking a field trip and meeting at Pounds Labs!  This should be fun and informative so come on out for this one!
  • Mon May 21st: Dinner at Fuzzy's Tacos-  Come on out to the Fuzzy's Tacos at Trinity Mills and Midway and meet some of the other Photographers.  Fuzxy's, YUM YUM!
  • Fri May 25th: Lake Grapevine Fireworks Shoot -  Start the Memorial weekend off photographing the fireworks!  This is always a great event.
  • Tues May 29th: Head Shot Exchange Shoot-  Do you need some photos of YOU?  Come to the head shot exchange event.  Take pictures of others, let others take pictures of you. 

Another event we have coming up is the Sun 05/20 Walk-A-Bout on Rails!  This is a great opportunity to practice your outdoor people picture taking skills and get some great stuff for your portfolio as well.


In May we also have lots of CLASSES coming up, whether you are looking to learn more about photo software or just wanting to learn more about how to use your camera equipment.  Check these out!

  • Thur May 10th: Camera Operations & Exposure Basics Class 101 - This is for the beginner photographer just starting out or the intermediate photographer that needs a refresher course on exposure and camera operations.
  • Thur May 24th:  Camera Operations & Exposure Basics Class 102 - This class goes into a few more things all  photographers should know.


Looking to Learn More about Photography Software?  Check out our Photography Software Series Webinars on Adobe Lightroom!


  • Tues May 8th: Lightroom, What It Is & What It Does- This is a free informational webinar about ADobe Lightroom.
  • Wed. May 9th: Lightroom Library Module - Learn how to get started and get organized using Adobe Lightroom..
  • Wed May 16th: Lightroom Develop Module - Learn how to edit in Adobe Lightroom.
  • Wed. May 26th: Lightroom Output Modules - This is all about doing something with your images.  Whether it's a slideshow, a print, a web gallery, or even a book!  Learn how to do it in Lightroom.

We have some other Webinars coming up as well.

  • Tue May 15th: Travel Photography - Are you planning a summer vacation?  Learn some tips and techniques you should know regarding photography while you travel.
  • Thur May 17th: Speedlight Photography & the Basics of Off Camera Flash - Have you ever wanted to learn how to shoot with off camera flash? This is a class for beginners. You will learn the basic idea behind Strobism, or off camera flash.

And wrapping up our class schedule is the Sat May 26th: Outdoor Portraits & Headshots w/Speedlights - Learn how to take better people pictrures outdoors with your external flash.


I ran out of weekends so in June we'll have an Engagement Class and Family Portrait Class.  Also in June and already on the calendar is the continuation of our Studio/Home Studio Classes.  Check them out!

Remember we have Picture Perfect Challenges each and every week.

And finally, (as if I didn't give you enough to check out), take a look at our Photography Club Network site,  You'll find tips on media cards, tripod purchases, and a link to National Geographic Picture of the Day!








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