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If you have 9 minutes and 32 seconds..... - Give this a listen and consider how it relates to what we want to accomplish during our monthly critiques.  Brian­t/LW0961%20-%20Real%20World%20­Quality.mp3 Brian T. Jul 29, 2016 2:04 PM
Some confusion - Good afternoon, This for those that attend the monthly Exposed critiques.  Some of you are members of the Hold The Eye Image and Exposed Meetup.  A message went out last week stating that the Hold The Eye Image Meetup is going away.  Bill did decide Brian T. Jul 3, 2016 1:19 PM
Canon camera equipment for sale - Hello, I looking to sell some on my duplicate lens and some camera bodies I just don't use any more, see below: Lens come with both caps protection filter lens shade and pouch.  No original packaging.  All in great condition Canon 35m Brian T. Jun 26, 2016 5:53 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Ed Kashi Video and Mapplethorpe documentary - And if anybody wants to make a weekend out of it, Getty Museum and LA County Museum have  Mapplethorpe exhibits going on right now. Argun T. Apr 9, 2016 8:09 PM
Ed Kashi Video and Mapplethorpe documentary - Here's the link for the Ed Kasha video I mentioned last night, Have a look:­tesformyhomeland/ Also HBO just released a documentary on Robert Mapplethorpe.  A controversial photographer, but a very interesting loo Brian T. Apr 9, 2016 6:15 PM
current and upcoming shows - Anne Leibovitz 3/25-4/17­ons/ubsglobalart Ed Kashi talk 3/25 Brian T. Mar 11, 2016 9:37 PM
Meetup 2/12 Canceled - Sorry to do this to you again but the studio is booked Friday and Saturday, Gotta pay the rent!!!!! See ya next month, Professor Montana (aka Brian) and Bill   Brian T. Feb 7, 2016 2:07 PM
West Valley College classes are about to begin for Spring 16 - You want to become a better photographer, I promise you will "see the world differently" after spending 16 weeks with like minded Photographers.  Let me know if I can answer any questions. WVC classes are starting up again, as always we have r Brian T. Jan 19, 2016 12:46 PM
No meeting this week - Just wanted to remind you all no meeting this week see you in Feb,  Brian Brian T. Jan 6, 2016 12:40 PM
Meetup Cancelled: EXPOSED - A Photography Showcase - EXPOSED - A Photography Showcase, scheduled to occur on Friday, January 8,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Brian T. Dec 22, 2015 9:49 AM
Metope this Friday - Looking forward to seeing you all again.  Please resubmit your images for this month.  I have no idea where last months went. Thank you and see you Friday,  Brian Brian T. Sep 8, 2015 5:19 PM
Exposed this week is canceled - Sorry for the late notice but the exposed meetup in canceled this week.  See you all in September.   Brian Brian T. Aug 10, 2015 8:59 AM
Classes @ WVC - Almost time to get back at it @ WVC classes start  8/31.  Class cancelations will start 8/10 if we don’t see positive enrollment trends.  Please if you thinking about taking a class sign up now.  You can always drop before censes Brian T. Jul 25, 2015 2:13 PM
another Vicast - Let us know what you think. I selected the correct setting so all replies will just go to me. The meeting was great last night, thank you for coming!  Brian "If you only had one lens" Brian T. Jul 11, 2015 7:33 AM
Looking forward to tonight's meeting - We will have a full house tonight so if you plan to arriving late I'd bring a folding chair.. Just saying  B Brian T. Jul 10, 2015 3:48 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Part two, Jeff Curto's thoughts on critique - Brian, I found the submission guidelines. Norm Sent from my iPhone On Jul 7, 2015, at 10:58 AM, Brian Tram Norm Jul 7, 2015 1:43 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Part two, Jeff Curto's thoughts on critique - Hi Brian, Do you have a glut of photos for next exposed meetup? I may break down and actually submit a couple. Do a email them here? File Norm Jul 7, 2015 1:41 PM
Part two, Jeff Curto's thoughts on critique -­archives/1752   Brian T. Jul 7, 2015 10:58 AM
RE: [exposed-showcase] Videopodcast - Kent Jul 7, 2015 10:18 AM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Videopodcast - Hi guys- Just had a chance to see the videocast: here's my take:   Good- As always the by-play between you shows Tony S. Jun 26, 2015 2:03 PM
RE: [exposed-showcase] Videopodcast - That's the plan :-) Unless life interferes again... &nbs Agnieszka J. Jun 25, 2015 12:45 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Videopodcast - Wow! Great suggestions. Hope you are doing well with your photogr user 8. Jun 25, 2015 12:32 PM
RE: [exposed-showcase] Videopodcast - Brian and Bill, You both look very handsom Agnieszka J. Jun 25, 2015 12:18 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Videopodcast - Nice - but there's no intro - you jump right in.  If this is just for friends, then fine, but if it's for the world, then saying hello, who you are, and why you are qualified to make this presentation would be nice. Rachel H. Jun 25, 2015 8:28 AM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Videopodcast - This was very entertaining. Had your Roger L. Jun 25, 2015 4:36 AM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Videopodcast - Hi guys, Very nice, and I am glad to finally see the often talked but gone missing 'cast. I like the general tone. It is like I am listening to two friends chatting. You guys are talking about Argun T. Jun 24, 2015 11:12 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Videopodcast - I like the podcast/video much better. The only thing I find distracting is the background. Too many heads to look at and light reflection off Peggy D. Jun 24, 2015 10:04 PM
Videopodcast - Bill and I did our first video podcast and before we go public we thought we'd ask for some feed back.  Any and all welcome, let us know.  Thanks Brian and Bill Brian T. Jun 24, 2015 9:28 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] SF Pride Parade 2015 - Hey Brian! I just wanted to share a page I've been working on. Thank you so much for sharing the info about the Chinese New Y Kim M. Jun 24, 2015 11:29 AM
SF Pride Parade 2015 -   I thought I would be able to go this year but I have some personal business that I have to take care of.  I hope to be back in time but not sure I’ll be in the mood.  Please go and take advantage of this event.  The Parade starts at 10: Brian T. Jun 24, 2015 11:16 AM
See you all tonight - If you have time before tonight's meeting this might be worth your time, and if not give it a listen at some point.  Its part 1 and I'll send along part 2 when it becomes available.  The guy is a great artist photographer and communicator. ht Brian T. Jun 12, 2015 4:11 PM
Talk at West Valley by Rick Whitacre Tuesday 4/7 2pm - Astro Landscape Photographer Rick Whitacre, will be presenting at West Valley  College Tuesday 4/7 at 2pm in Room V13.   Rick will be showing his receint work and talking about what kind of equipment is required to make these amazing images of the n Brian T. Apr 6, 2015 1:27 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Chinese New Year Parade - Thanks anyway. Maybe I will attend the exposed showcase on the 13th. I was at Montgomery and 2nd pretty much in the street with the tv crews. Kim On Sat, Ma Kim M. Mar 7, 2015 11:01 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Chinese New Year Parade - [masked] Sent from my iPhone On Mar 5, 2015, at 7:26 AM, Kim Maroon < kmaroonfoto Brian T. Mar 7, 2015 4:04 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Chinese New Year Parade - Sorry about that I'm on market and sitter right now Sent from my iPhone On Mar 5, 2015, at 7:26 AM, Kim Maroon < Brian T. Mar 7, 2015 4:04 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Chinese New Year Parade - Hey Brian, I'm new to San Fran and coming up from Campbell. I'll prob drive to Daly City and ride Bart over vs take CalTra Kim M. Mar 4, 2015 9:19 AM
Chinese New Year Parade - Here’s the link with everything you need to know about the event:   The parade starts at 5:15pm.  I’ll be leaving the college parking lot (staff lot by the po Brian T. Mar 1, 2015 6:10 PM
Time to sign up for classes @ West Valley College - Photography is now part of the Art Department, where we should be!  Class content hasn’t changed much but the course numbers have so it might be a bit confusing. Here’s the key: Photo 101=Art 62A Photo 102=Art 62B Photo 30D Brian T. Jan 15, 2015 10:05 AM
Meetup this Friday is Canceled - I will be away this weekend with a class from West Valley College at Mono Lake and Bodie. No Meetup next Month either, I have another trip to Africa shooting for a client.  Not sure what happening in December, but I'll let you know. Thank you Brian T. Oct 7, 2014 12:16 AM
Friday 9/12 meet up Is canceled - Sorry to do this so late, but duty calls.  This weeks meetup is canceled.   If you submitted images I'll hang on to them until the next meeting. Have a great month and Shoot em' up!  Brian Brian T. Sep 11, 2014 10:04 AM
Re: [exposed-showcase] any other takers? - I want to sign up, Brian. This might work for me, except for a week I'll be gone in November. Please send info Peggy D. Aug 25, 2014 8:13 AM
any other takers? - Let me know asap:­v=B2w-bDaeSCk Brian T. Aug 25, 2014 1:07 AM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Classes are stating up @ WVC - Hi Brandon, I'm interested in take your special project class and let me know how to register. Thanks, John John H. Aug 23, 2014 11:29 AM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Classes are stating up @ WVC - Take the online class ? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 19, 2014, at 10:58 AM, Peggy DeRose < in Brian T. Aug 19, 2014 7:02 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Classes are stating up @ WVC - Sounds good thanks Sent from my iPhone On Aug 19, 2014, at 11:17 AM, Alex Baranda < i Brian T. Aug 19, 2014 7:01 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Classes are stating up @ WVC - I registered for the Photo 101 class! :) It won't let me register for either 045A or 045B. It says I already took the class 4 times (max) each :D I Alex B. Aug 19, 2014 11:16 AM
WVC Directed Studies - I had a few questions about directed studies so here goes.  WVC offers 3 sections a 091,092, and 093, a 1, 2, or 3 unit option.  It doesn’t matter what one you take I just expect more from the students taking the 3 unit then the 1 unit.  How it wo Brian T. Aug 19, 2014 11:11 AM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Classes are stating up @ WVC - Sooo tempting! Too bad I work odd hours! Sent from my iPhone On Aug 18, 2014, at 5:21 PM, Brian Tramontana < Peggy D. Aug 19, 2014 10:31 AM
Classes are stating up @ WVC - Here's my biannual reminder that the semester is about to begin again at WVC.  I will be teaching a Intermediate Black and White class, always lot to learn and experiment with.  We will be printing on Epson 4800's, we supply the ink all you need is g Brian T. Aug 18, 2014 5:21 PM
Critique this Friday - We're back at it this Friday.  Please submit  your images as attachments to:  [address removed], If you have already sent them to me, No need to resend.   If you have sent them to me in June or July, or we didn't ge Brian T. Aug 5, 2014 7:10 AM
Down to the last 2 WVC Field Trips - We are down to our last two Field Studies Classes @ WVC. Once we move to the Art department things will be a changin! This summer we are going to beautiful down town Reno, with a stop at Lock CA on the way. Pre meeting is 7/8 in V-11 (not Brian T. Jul 2, 2014 7:05 PM
Special Announcement! - Some of you know that Hold the Eye Images photographer Julie Kitzenberger scored a big scoop but for the rest, she wrote and photographed the cover story for "Western Horseman" magazine. It's one thing to have some photographs published, another Brian T. Jun 3, 2014 9:37 AM
Re: [exposed-showcase] June and July Meetup's canceled - Hi Brian, Have a great time ! John Ha Sent from my iPhone On Jun 2, 2014, at 6:17 PM, Brian T John H. Jun 2, 2014 6:34 PM
June and July Meetup's canceled - I will be out of town for both the June and July Meetup's so they will be canceled.  Sorry but a guy has to make a living!!  I'll have some great stories come August. Have a great couple months and go make some pictures! Brian Brian T. Jun 2, 2014 6:17 PM
Free event at PPGBA May 22nd - May 22nd Professional Photographers of the Greater Bay Area will be hosting Clay Blackmore a Canon Explorer of Light.  An opportunity to hear from a good photographer and get to know a local professional organization. For details check out the Brian T. May 12, 2014 4:53 PM
Tomorrow is a go! - We are on for tomorrow, One change is that I will not be driving the big red bronco. Instead I will be drive the Fiat 500 black and red Abarth, kinda hard to miss her!  Look for the guy with the orange baseball cap! Looks li Brian T. May 2, 2014 6:43 PM
Limited seating for tonight - Seating tonight will be limited tonight, come early or bring a chair! Thanks Brian Brian T. Apr 11, 2014 2:39 PM
Febuary Meet Up - We are going to cancel the February meet up due to the Valentines Day conflict.  See you all in March. Thanks Brian   Brian T. Jan 28, 2014 10:05 PM
critique tonight - We have 43 images tonight, we'll be starting at 6 sharp.  Looking forward to seeing you all tonight and kicking off the New Year!  Brian Brian T. Jan 10, 2014 2:24 PM
submissions for the exposed critique - Please remember to email your images to: [address removed] for the critique session on the 13th. Looking forward to anther great evening. Best Brian Brian T. Dec 5, 2013 11:30 PM
Image submission this month - Happy Friday! I'm going to try something different this month.  Please email your images for this months critique to:[address removed].  Please use screen res (1000 pix in the long dimension) and have them emailed by noon Brian T. Nov 1, 2013 4:43 PM
Critique tonight - Hello everyone, I'm looking forward to our get together tonight.  Please be ready for the question "Why did you take that photograph".  One sentence is all you get, make it count. That will be the departure point, Best Brian Brian T. Oct 11, 2013 1:29 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Adobe Lightroom class @ West Valley College - Hi Brian, I'm interested in the class, but won't be able to sign up because I will be out of the country most of October. Robert E. Sep 25, 2013 10:06 AM
is there a fee? time? for this lightroom class? - Preview not available maimai Sep 25, 2013 9:57 AM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Adobe Lightroom class @ West Valley College - Hello Brian. Will the course focus be mored on working on photo tuning or catalog? I am intrested in the former. Is it a lab? Thanks Sent via BlackBerry by AT&T From: Brian Tramontana <brian.tramontan Teri Sep 25, 2013 9:01 AM
Adobe Lightroom class @ West Valley College - Just wanted to let you all know that we are offering a late start Lightroom class starting 10/14 and finishing 12/3 It will be meeting M/T evenings.  If your interested please sign up now and if you have any questions please let me know or message Brian T. Sep 25, 2013 8:46 AM
Two new podcasts up - Two new Podcasts, Light Meters and Gaffer Tape.. Come on aren't you interested? Enjoy,  B­/podcasts/ Brian T. Sep 23, 2013 9:38 PM
Folder is ready for next months critique 9/13 - "Critique 9/13"  Load it up!!!!!   Brian Brian T. Aug 22, 2013 1:05 PM
Classes @ West Valley College, Sign up Now!!!!! - Sign up @: Semester 8/26- 12/12 Photo 101: This course is an investigation of the historical and practical aspects of photography as an art form. Students have the opportunity to explore the Brian T. Aug 8, 2013 4:06 PM
New podcast up today - "Your Pictures, Should They Be Titled or Given a Written Explanation"­/podcasts/ Brian T. Aug 5, 2013 9:42 AM
Macro Workshop today - Thank you all for coming, it was a very fun morning and I'm guessing everyone left with some ideas to keep busy during the upcoming winter months. I know some of you are thinking of taking classes in the fall, some have already registered and o Brian T. Aug 3, 2013 6:53 PM
New Podcast about the Fuji X100 -­/podcasts/     Brian T. Jul 29, 2013 11:37 AM
New pod cast is up - Check it out:  Planned vs Spontaneous Photography­/podcasts/ Brian T. Jul 16, 2013 4:45 PM
This weeks podcast is up! - Check it out:­/podcasts/ Brian T. Jul 16, 2013 8:34 AM
New folder is up for the August meeting - The folder for the August meeting is up, so upload away! I also put some images from the weekend's field trip on:http://www.briantramontana.­com/ Have a look.   Best Brian Brian T. Jul 15, 2013 3:58 PM
Re: [exposed-showcase] West Valley College Field Trip - Carole Lee,[masked] On Jul 2, 2013, at 9:28 PM, Brian Tramontana < Carole Lee S. Jul 3, 2013 9:58 AM
Re: [exposed-showcase] West Valley College Field Trip - Hi Brian, I intent to attend both field study. Thanks and have a great the fourth of July holiday, John H. Jul 3, 2013 8:51 AM
West Valley College Field Trip - Field Studies: Pre meeting 7/9 6-8pm In Room TCB Trip Monterey and Carmel 7/13 and 7/14 Critique: 7/18 6-8pm Room TCB ( I have a wild life boat tour reserved for Saturday morning at Brian T. Jul 2, 2013 9:28 PM
New pod casts and blog posts @ - Just added some new content to the site, two new pod casts, Astro Landscape Photography with Rick Whitacre, Yesterdays shoot in the city at the Pride event.  Two new blog posts with images, one from the Pride Parade  and my attempt at the night sky. Brian T. Jul 1, 2013 4:57 PM
Two New Podcasts - Forgot to post last weeks..   Portable Lighting Gear and Camera Filters, enjoy.  B­/podcasts/ Brian T. Jun 10, 2013 11:23 AM
June 14th meetup is canceled - Sorry everyone but we have to cancel the meetup for June.  Please stay tuned , some great events coming this summer.   Thank you all Brian Brian T. Jun 4, 2013 11:17 AM
Latest Podcast from Bill and I - Traveling light, minimizing your photo gear­/podcasts/ Brian T. May 20, 2013 3:59 PM
New podcast! -­/podcasts/   Have a listen.....  B Brian T. May 14, 2013 11:01 AM
6/14 Critique - Images have been moved to next months folder and its ready for your uploads!   See you on the 14th,  Brian Brian T. May 14, 2013 10:48 AM
Another Podcast up today! - Composition, How to think about it.  Give it a listen!   See you all Friday night for another great critique!­/podcasts/ Brian T. May 6, 2013 9:41 PM
New Podcast, give it a listen - Building Your Own Home Studio, What You Need­/podcasts/ Brian T. Apr 29, 2013 5:19 PM
Critique folder for 5/10 - I just put the critique folder for 5/10 up, upload away!   See you all soon,  Brian Brian T. Apr 21, 2013 12:13 PM
If I wasn't still in school that week! - Light Photographic Workshops is offering an amazing Air to Air Workshop and a 10% discount code 10A2Alw. If you are interested here is the link; Brian T. Apr 18, 2013 10:20 AM
The very best places to Photograph, Podcast with Bill and I -­/podcasts/   Brian Brian T. Apr 16, 2013 10:34 AM
Podcasts - Just want to make sure you were all aware of the podcast series that Bill and I are doing. Check out:­/podcasts/   I'll be back next month for the critique sessions, hope to see you all there, Br Brian T. Mar 25, 2013 11:43 PM
Lightroom workshop this weekend with Hal Schmitt, two openings - Just found out that we have two opening for the LR workshop this weekend please contact: William Henderson ( [address removed]) if you want in!   and remember... Please note the time change Now Brian T. Feb 21, 2013 10:58 AM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Guest Lecture @ West Valley College, Hal Schmitt from Light Photographic Workshops - Preview not available John H. Feb 20, 2013 3:05 PM
Guest Lecture @ West Valley College, Hal Schmitt from Light Photographic Workshops - Hal Schmitt, The Director and Lead Instructor of Light Photographic Workshops in Los Osos Ca. will be giving a lecture at West Valley College Friday (2/22) night at 7pm., Room TC-D. “Lessons from a fighter pilot tha Brian T. Feb 19, 2013 11:40 PM
New Podcast: The film days..... - Sorry I wasn't able to be there last Friday but I heard Rick did a great job and the images looked amazing as usual. Bill Henderson and I put up a new Podcast yesterday,  check it out!­/podcasts/ Brian T. Feb 12, 2013 11:41 AM
Folder is ready for next month's meeting - Upload any time, 3/8 critique. Best, Brian Brian T. Feb 9, 2013 12:11 PM
Canon Speedlight Workshop - Brian T. Feb 4, 2013 9:11 AM
Re: [exposed-showcase] Folder for 2/8 - On Jan 11, 2013, at 9:40 PM, Brian Tramontana < John H. Jan 13, 2013 7:18 PM
Folder for 2/8 - Is up and ready form upload.  Great Meeting tonight, thank you!   B Brian T. Jan 11, 2013 9:40 PM
RE: [exposed-showcase] Meeting friday - Brian, I've have the flu, best to set this one out. Chuck K. Jan 10, 2013 9:00 AM
Meeting friday - Looks like we have a big group for Friday.  If you have a folding chair bring it along.  We will be starting at 6 sharp so we can get through as many images as we can. See you all at the studio Friday!  B Brian T. Jan 10, 2013 8:54 AM

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