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Re: [My-Photo-Group] American Photo Model Shoot - It sounds like an interesting day to shoot models and learn from others.I would go even though Im far from being a professional..Since I go into NYC often, I wo michele Sep 29, 2012 9:11 AM
American Photo Model Shoot - I mentioned this event before... American Photo Magazine is doing a full day of model shooting in NYC on November 17th. They are advertising it as a great way of building a portfolio. It is also being done in conjunction with Sigma 'Duck' Sep 29, 2012 12:24 AM
New blog article, "Understanding the photography pyramid" - Understanding the photography pyramid Posted by Charles Unitas 'Duck' Sep 27, 2012 2:15 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability Agreement - It was Sue O's undertaking. Credit where it's due! Sue F. Sep 22, 2012 9:27 PM
Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability Agreement - A new page has been added to the MPG site, " Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability Agreement ", thanks in part to Sue O and Sue 'Duck' Sep 22, 2012 1:51 PM
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New blog article "Slow climb to building a solid reputation" - body{font-size:10pt;font-famil­y:arial,sans-serif;background-­color:#ffffff;color:black;}p{m­argin:0px;} 'Duck' Sep 19, 2012 8:09 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Planned route for van to Boston - Hi Duck, I'll send details on th user 5. Sep 19, 2012 6:07 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Planned route for van to Boston - Still planning on coming in the van, at the Shelton stop. What time are you thinking about heading up to Salem? There are some great places to stop and eat along the way to Salem, mostly on Route 1. There's also a local landmark/favorite in Rev Tara Sarno M. Sep 19, 2012 6:03 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Planned route for van to Boston - Duck, I'll be meeting up with the van in Shelton. Deb McCallum Region Safety Manager Connecticut & Rhode Island First Student, Inc. Debbie M. Sep 19, 2012 5:57 PM
Planned route for van to Boston - Here is a preliminary itinerary for the van for the Boston trip. The van route is currently based on the location of the people who have signed up for the ride. This route may change dependent on any additional members signing on. There are still some 'Duck' Sep 19, 2012 1:04 PM
New blog article, "5 steps to finding your photographic signature" - 5 steps to finding your photographic signature Posted by Charles Unitas 'Duck' Sep 12, 2012 4:39 PM
Boston's Quincy Market - The end of the month is quickly coming upon us. The air is starting to crisp up and soon we will be into the Fall season. It looks like we'll have plenty of shooters coming out for this event. Diane and I are really looking forward to this trip. 'Duck' Sep 11, 2012 7:18 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] My apologies - Sorry Duck, I just saw this as I was away. No need to apologize. I wish I could attend but I have a scheduled meetup th Massimo N. Sep 6, 2012 2:43 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Meetup.com ID Tags - Great info, could make great Christmas presents! Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry From: vick kohanek <[address removed]> Sender: [address removed] Date Cindy B. Sep 5, 2012 6:39 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Meetup.com ID Tags - p { margin: 0; } At Staples' Copy & Print Center are laminating sheets which are luggage- vicki k. Sep 5, 2012 10:13 AM
Re: [POTENTIAL JUNK EMAIL] [My-Photo-Group] My apologies - I would attend however, at this time i am no where near the advancement stage to even consider a business from photography i am a beginner. I would not be prepared for this meetup at this time. Bette B. Sep 4, 2012 8:49 PM
New blog article, "Your photographic language, part 2" - Your photographic language, part 2 Posted by Charles Unitas 'Duck' Sep 4, 2012 8:13 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Q&A meet up with Tammy Spisto - I wish I could but my husband is working that day and I have no sitter.  :( Sorry, I'd love to come. On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 5:43 PM, Sue Cart < s Tara Sarno M. Sep 4, 2012 6:00 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] My apologies - Not a problem Duck I would love to attend as I am getting married in 24days but I have so much on my plate I just do not have the time. Sorry Rich G Sent from my iPhone O Richard G. Sep 4, 2012 5:48 PM
RE: [My-Photo-Group] Q&A meet up with Tammy Spisto - Sue C. Sep 4, 2012 5:42 PM
RE: [POTENTIAL JUNK EMAIL] [My-Photo-Group] My apologies - Bob L. Sep 4, 2012 5:28 PM
My apologies - Sorry folks. I realize that last email sounded a bit harsh. That's not how I wanted it to come across. My apologies if anyone took it the wrong way.   Duck 'Duck' Sep 4, 2012 5:26 PM
Q&A meet up with Tammy Spisto - We are getting super close to the Q&A meet up with local wedding photographer Tammy Spisto. The posting hasn't had quite the response I was expecting. I would have thought getting the chance to 'pick the brain' of a working pro would be so 'Duck' Sep 4, 2012 3:42 PM
New blog article, "BTS - Glass Buffer shoot" - BTS - Glass Buffer shoot Posted by  Charles Unitas 'Duck' Sep 2, 2012 11:30 PM
New blog article, "DIY Glass Buffer" - DIY Glass Buffer Posted by  Charles Unitas 'Duck' Sep 2, 2012 7:43 PM
New blog article, "Your photographic language, part 1" - Your photographic language, part 1 Posted by Charles Unitas 'Duck' Aug 31, 2012 10:56 PM
Q&A meet up and Boston van trip - The Q&A meet up is a week away. Please don't wait for the last minute to sign up for this. If there is not enough interest I would rather not take up Tammy's time. It's not fair to her. She is a busy person and has made the time for us. The 'Duck' Aug 30, 2012 11:50 PM
Meetup.com ID Tags - Okay, After much deliberation and the great feedback from many of you I have concluded that the ID tags will be a DIY project. The logistics of collecting money and distributing tags is cumbersome and slow, as many of you pointed out. While I a 'Duck' Aug 30, 2012 11:42 PM
Want to know what it takes to be a wedding photographer? - A neighbor and friend of mine, Tammy Spisto, and her husband are local wedding photographers. She has kindly offered to talk and answer questions about what it takes to be an event photographer. If you have ever toyed with the notion of photogr 'Duck' Aug 29, 2012 7:57 PM
New page added - Photography laws - I have added a new page to the Meetup site that may become useful for some (myself included *laughs at inside joke*). This page summarizes our rights as photographers and list some limitations and regulations we need to be aware of. I kept it s 'Duck' Aug 29, 2012 7:46 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Meetup ID tags, the continuing saga - Christopher Aug 29, 2012 1:00 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Meetup ID tags - Buttons would be easier. Then we could pin them to a shirt, hat, or on a camera bag. They could even go on a camera strap. On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 12:16 PM, John Bradley < Bill Aug 29, 2012 12:19 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Meetup ID tags - Sue O was handing out Meet Up buttons at the Dog Discathon outing several months ago. Perhaps she has more available? John B. Aug 29, 2012 12:16 PM
Meetup ID tags, the continuing saga - Wow, just posted and already a good response to the tag idea. A few of you suggested other, less costly, companies that offer custom printed tags. I'll be following up on that soon. A few others suggested we do it in-house and print and laminat 'Duck' Aug 29, 2012 10:49 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Meetup ID tags - Each participant can make his or her own ID. Then wide distribution is not a problem. Sue   Sue F. Aug 29, 2012 10:23 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Meetup ID tags - I had the same experience as Elaine. Also I agree with her suggestion. I have done this for other events in the past. Printing was done on business cards then laminated. All the supplies can be purchas Debbie M. Aug 29, 2012 8:53 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Meetup ID tags - At the last minute, I was able to attend the Plainville Hot Air Festival. Almost everyone had a camera there so I did not "Meet Up" with anyone. I just took photos rather that approach many strangers with cameras. Elaine Aug 29, 2012 8:19 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Meetup ID tags - Duck, I'd be interested in having one and $20 is acceptable. Count me in. John B. Aug 29, 2012 7:52 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Meetup ID tags - Name tags in my opinion are mostly for new members who don't know any faces when they come to meetups or when the meetup mix doesn't have any familiar faces... Sue F. Aug 29, 2012 7:36 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Meetup ID tags - Duck- I've yet to make an event yet but I too would p Bob L. Aug 29, 2012 6:42 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Meetup ID tags - Duck: I'd pay $20 for that tag. Rich Coyle, SPHR Sent from my iPhone On Aug 29, 2012, at 4:53 AM, "'Duck' Unitas (Shelton, CT)" &l Rich C. Aug 29, 2012 5:55 AM
Meetup ID tags - In the past there has been a casual discussion about how members can identify each other during an event that also includes the public (street shoots, festivals, parades, etc.) Sue Fenton had suggested each member tie a red ribbon onto the camera strap 'Duck' Aug 29, 2012 4:53 AM
Meetup details changed: Poi Fire Dancing - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/my-photo­-group/events/49951522/ Thanks to Matt Weston's efforts in coordinating hi 'Duck' Aug 28, 2012 3:34 PM
Balloons, Boston and a quick 'hello' - This past weekend's balloon festival looks like it made for a great photo op. I am angry with myself for having screwed up my schedule this week end and I was forced to miss this event. I was really looking forward to catching it. Fortunately there is 'Duck' Aug 27, 2012 11:28 AM
Meetup details changed: Quincy Market/Boston van sign-up - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/my-photo­-group/events/77167622/ Van signup for the Boston trip is now open. Please 'Duck' Aug 20, 2012 1:06 AM
Dragon boat race and Asian festival on Sunday - If you didn't get a chance to go to this event on Saturday you may want to consider going on Sunday. It's a small festival, a lot smaller than last year's, but it was quite interesting. Lots of stuff to photograph. The day turned out to be really good, 'Duck' Aug 18, 2012 10:17 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Diane and I may not be available Saturday... - Duck, My thoughts and deepest sympathy are with you and your family. Anna W. Aug 16, 2012 10:03 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Diane and I may not be available Saturday... - My condolences to both of you for your loss. Sent from Anshul's Anshul G. Aug 16, 2012 9:19 PM
Saturday meet up, continued... - Those who have sent us condolences, thanks you. They are appreciated. We just received word that the services and funeral will be held on Wednesday of next week. So instead of adjusting the meet up schedule i just have to adjust my work schedul 'Duck' Aug 16, 2012 6:34 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Diane and I may not be available Saturday... - I am so sorry about the loss to Diane's family. Condolences and prayers to you. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 16, 2012, at 7:36 AM, "Melvin (MEL) Morales" < Eileen Aug 16, 2012 5:37 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Diane and I may not be available Saturday... - Duck and Diane, i think i speak for the others when i say...we are sorry for your loss. Do not feel obligated to the meetup, please take all the time you need. Ed Daly Ed D. Aug 16, 2012 3:24 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Diane and I may not be available Saturday... - All my best to you and Diane. My prayers are with you. John ----- John B. Aug 16, 2012 1:08 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Diane and I may not be available Saturday... - Christopher Aug 16, 2012 10:25 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Diane and I may not be available Saturday... - My condolences to both of you. Massimo Massimo N. Aug 16, 2012 10:02 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Diane and I may not be available Saturday... - My condolences to you and yours for your loss... wendy Aug 16, 2012 7:56 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Diane and I may not be available Saturday... - D and Diane I am Melvin (MEL) M. Aug 16, 2012 7:36 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Diane and I may not be available Saturday... - p { margin: 0; } Dear Duck, My thoughts go out to you, Diane and your family. Mark Mark B. Aug 16, 2012 7:07 AM
RE: [My-Photo-Group] Diane and I may not be available Saturday... - Sorry to hear about Diane's Lost. Charles D. Aug 16, 2012 6:40 AM
Diane and I may not be available Saturday... - Diane received word of the passing of an elder family member today. While it was expected and everyone prepared for his passing, it still sends ripples of emotion throughout her family. As of this evening his immediate family do not have any plans fina 'Duck' Aug 16, 2012 12:13 AM
Photo contest #7 has ended and the winner is... - Voting has ended for our seventh photo contest. No more votes allowed. After totaling up all the votes based on the scoring system outlined in the rules it has been decided that our winner is entry #7 with a total point score of 31. Con 'Duck' Aug 15, 2012 4:24 PM
Autumn adult education classes in Naugatuck announced - I was approached several months ago about teaching some photography classes for the Naugatuck Continuing Education program. This is a confirmation email I just received from them regarding the two photography classes I'll be teaching. Below are the cou 'Duck' Aug 13, 2012 12:17 PM
New blog article, "DIY online resources and how to use them" - DIY online resources and how to use them Posted by  Charles Unitas 'Duck' Aug 13, 2012 2:40 AM
New blog article, "Street photography laws and etiquette, pt1 & pt2" - Street photography laws and etiquette, pt1 Posted by Charles Unitas 'Duck' Aug 10, 2012 12:01 AM
New blog article, "Crazy people, shenanigans and hot glue all par for the course" - Crazy people, shenanigans and hot glue all par for the course Posted by  Charles Unita 'Duck' Aug 7, 2012 12:15 AM
New blog article, "5 tips for basic street photography" - In preparation for Sunday's meet up, here is a primer article on street photography. Enjoy.   5 tips for basic street photography Pos 'Duck' Aug 3, 2012 9:52 AM
Contest #7 is now over, let the voting begin - Contest number 7 - FRAME IN A FRAME is now closed to further submissions. Voting will now begin. Remember to enter your choice  (photo number) ordered by its place (rank) into the c 'Duck' Aug 2, 2012 10:04 AM
RE: Understanding your built-in meter meet up... - If you are attending this meet up please know the following about your camera; changing metering modes (we will be using spot metering) and exposure lock (some cameras may not have this function). Lower end SLR cameras (Canon T3i/T4i, Nikon D3000/D3200 'Duck' Jul 29, 2012 2:09 PM
New blog article, "Photo challenges are a kick in the pants" - Photo challenges are a kick in the pants Posted by  Charles Unitas 'Duck' Jul 28, 2012 9:51 AM
New blog article, "White balance makes a big difference" - White balance makes a big difference Posted by Charles Unitas 'Duck' Jul 27, 2012 1:44 PM
Only a few days left for photo contest #7 - The end of the month is coming quickly and that means the end of another photo contest. This month's contest topic is "frames in a frame" and as usual it is open to your interpretation. So far there have been some very clever submissions. The p 'Duck' Jul 27, 2012 9:46 AM
American Photo Magazine model shoot 2012 - American Model magazine, along with  Sigma , is sponsoring a model shoot in New York City on november 17th. It is a full day event for about $280 and you get to 'Duck' Jul 19, 2012 10:08 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] RE: New Poll - Christopher Jul 18, 2012 11:29 AM
RE: New Poll - Sorry for the delay in this email, I've been busy with a recent food shoot. Here is the link to the polls... http://www.meetup.com­/my-photo-group/polls/ I will also do my best to include links to the pages referenced in my emails. I te 'Duck' Jul 18, 2012 10:51 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] RE: New poll - Christopher Jul 17, 2012 7:10 PM
RE: [My-Photo-Group] RE: New poll - Rick S. Jul 17, 2012 3:34 PM
RE: New poll - The poll(s) can be found under the 'More' tab next to the 'Discussion tab on the navigation bar. For those who are newer members, please consider casting your votes with the other polls as well.   Thanks 'Duck' Jul 17, 2012 3:29 PM
New poll set up. Please take a few moments to vote. - Many members have indicated an interest in holding DIY workshops. While DIY projects range in technical, labor and artistic skill levels I want to get a sense of what kinds of projects interests you. I have posted a few of the project I have al 'Duck' Jul 17, 2012 12:00 AM
New blog article, "Flash free-for-all meetup serves great lessons" - Flash free-for-all meetup serves great lessons Posted by  Charles Unitas 'Duck' Jul 16, 2012 10:37 AM
New blog article, "FE Lock for better exposures" - FE Lock for better exposures Posted by  Charles Unitas 'Duck' Jul 16, 2012 9:44 AM
New blog article, "Thoughts on memory cards" - Thoughts on memory cards Posted by  Charles Unitas 'Duck' Jul 14, 2012 10:26 PM
New blog article, "Joe Klamar, what's the fuss?" - Joe Klamar, what's the fuss? 'Duck' Jul 12, 2012 5:45 PM
RE: Photo contests - There is a question about the meaning of the theme, "frame in a frame" for this month's contest. Sorry, I can't help you there. I try to structure the contest so they are broad enough to experiment and open to interpretation. That leads to expanding cr 'Duck' Jul 10, 2012 1:12 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Contest #7 - Mel, That might simply be the name or theme of the show. I suggest you write to them for verification. Dan B. Jul 9, 2012 8:39 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Contest #7 - Frame in a frame meaning? Melvin (MEL) M. Jul 9, 2012 8:31 PM
Contest #7 - Contest #7: FRAME IN A FRAME is now open for submissions. I have established the photo album f 'Duck' Jul 9, 2012 2:54 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Photo Contest #6 winner is... - Congratulation Erin, a really great capture of motion! Massimo N. Jul 9, 2012 2:12 PM
Photo Contest #6 winner is... - Voting has ended for contest #6. No more votes allowed. After totaling up all the votes based on the scoring system outlined in the rules it has been decided that our winner is entry #12 with a total point score of 29. Congratulations to Erin 'Duck' Jul 9, 2012 1:55 PM
Blog article error - I sent out a notification about a new blog article and several members reported back that the article did not show up. Sorry for the inconvenience, there was a glitch on the server and the article did not get registered as published. It has since been 'Duck' Jul 9, 2012 1:05 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] A note from your organizer, Duck - Hey Duck, Going through my emails now after a short vacation. Just wa Massimo N. Jul 9, 2012 11:08 AM
RE: [My-Photo-Group] New blog article, "I'll be a monkey's uncle" - Duck   Charles D. Jul 9, 2012 6:13 AM
New blog article, "I'll be a monkey's uncle" - I'll be a monkey's uncle 'Duck' Jul 9, 2012 1:51 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] A note from your organizer, Duck - Duck Thanks for Alltel info-keeping us abreast ... As a self employed person, I understand how that goes. I don't like it; but... I am surprised about tattoo bus being slow - seems so many of my cents and others have soo many and p patty Jul 7, 2012 7:52 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] A note from your organizer, Duck - Christopher Jul 7, 2012 9:41 AM
RE: [My-Photo-Group] A note from your organizer, Duck - Duck One thing that this group ha Charles D. Jul 7, 2012 8:43 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] A note from your organizer, Duck - Please -no apologies! I have yet to get to one meetin Bob L. Jul 7, 2012 6:28 AM
A note from your organizer, Duck - Here we are half way through 2012 and well into our second year as a photo group. We have seen a very steady growth in membership and some really great meet ups under our belt. For those of you who were around in February and were following our plans f 'Duck' Jul 7, 2012 1:53 AM
Contest voting ends Sunday. New contest open to submissions. - Just a reminder that Contest #6 is open for voting through Sunday. Please show your support by logging in and placing your vote. Go to the contest page (http://www.meetup.com/my-phot­o-group/boards/thread/23874472­/0/) and follow the voting instructions 'Duck' Jul 7, 2012 1:08 AM
Contest voting ends Sunday. New contest open to submissions. - Just a reminder that Contest #6 is open for voting through Sunday. Please show your support by logging in and placing your vote. Go to the contest page (http://www.meetup.com/my-phot­o-group/boards/thread/23874472­/0/) and follow the voting instructions 'Duck' Jul 7, 2012 1:08 AM
New blog article, "I see dumb people" - I see dumb people... 'Duck' Jul 6, 2012 1:21 AM

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