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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
New blog article, "5 tips for capturing fireworks" - 5 tips for capturing fireworks 'Duck' Jul 4, 2012 12:48 AM
Correction on Fireworks Photography - Rick S. Jul 3, 2012 12:53 AM
Fireworks Photography - Rick S. Jul 3, 2012 12:34 AM
Photo Contest #6 has ended... - This contest #6 is now closed to submissions. I would have closed it yesterday but the Meetup site was down for a while. My guess is it had something to do with the power outages from the storms down in the Virginia area. There were a couple of glitche 'Duck' Jul 2, 2012 12:34 AM
New Article on My Photo Group Blog - 5 tips for better sunset photos 'Duck' Jun 30, 2012 1:48 AM
RE: Photo Contest #6 - Massimo pointed out to me that there are a few members who posted contest images to the Photo Contest #6 photo album but NOT on the actual contest page. Only photos entered on the contest page in the discussion forum are eligible for participation. I a 'Duck' Jun 29, 2012 10:43 AM
Photo contest #6 is ending soon... - We are fast coming to the end of the month and therefore the end of contest number six. If you are interested in submitting a photo please do so before the deadline of June 30th. This month's contest theme is "Pets and Animals". Go to the 'Duck' Jun 28, 2012 11:10 PM
New article on My Photo Group Blog - Sunburn, big boobs and sexy cops 'Duck' Jun 25, 2012 12:51 AM
(no subject) - http://avoidthecactus.com/wp-c­ontent/themes/avoidthecactus/y­ahoolinksus.html John B. Jun 16, 2012 12:38 PM
Fw: Artist's Reception for the Fairfield Photographers Network - body{font-size:10pt;font-famil­y:arial,sans-serif;background-­color:#ffffff;color:black;}p{m­argin:0px;} I am forwarding this on behalf of our member, Sue, in 'Duck' Jun 15, 2012 11:26 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Photo Contest #5 has ended... - Thanks Matt, I really liked your picture too! Massimo Massimo N. Jun 12, 2012 11:50 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Photo Contest #5 has ended... - Well done Massimo, you got me by a point! Sorry I missed the vote, you would have gotten me by a couple more I suppose, HA! -Matt On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 10:20 AM, 'Duck' Unitas (Shelton Matt C. Jun 12, 2012 11:15 AM
NECCC Photo Conference July 13-15 - Rick S. Jun 12, 2012 10:51 AM
Photo Contest #5 has ended... - Congratulations go to Massimo, May's photo contest winner, for the submission of his photo of the library catalog drawers. His entry won with a total vote count of 29 points. Massimo wins the photo book,  " 'Duck' Jun 12, 2012 10:20 AM
Answers to new member questions - Seems like we've been growing in leaps and bounds... well, in spurts anyhow. However you want to call it, we are growing. So to all our newest members, welcome, glad to have you as a member. If  you are new to meetup.com it may take some getti 'Duck' Jun 11, 2012 1:13 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Fantastic Umbrella Factory - Is it possible for me to come? What day and time and yes I would like to go on the Bus On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 9:14 AM, 'Duck' Unitas (Shelton, CT) < Carlotta Jun 7, 2012 11:01 AM
Fantastic Umbrella Factory - body{font-size:10pt;font-famil­y:arial,sans-serif;background-­color:#ffffff;color:black;}p{m­argin:0px;} 'Duck' Jun 7, 2012 9:14 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] New group record - Jeff, On short notice, there is a Warrior Dash/mud madness event this Sat and Sunday in Woodstock / Thompson, CT.. --going on all day at the Thompson race track.   Lots of opportunities for mad, mad mud pictures. Chas Anderson Chas A. Jun 5, 2012 8:27 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] New group record - I have to say, the cemetery meetup has surpassed my expectations in every way.  The folks that made it out to the shoot were fantastic, the images are phenomenal, and the they are all so well done artistically.  Many (ma Jeff D. Jun 5, 2012 8:42 AM
New group record - It seems that this past weekend's meet up was very inspirational, based on the number of images that have been submitted to the group's photo album. We are currently at 159 photos which beat out the 129 submitted for the Beardsley Zoo meet  up. I gues 'Duck' Jun 5, 2012 7:59 AM
A thank you, a welcome and some notes... - Sunday was our cemetery shoot hosted by our member, Jeff Dutton. I want to thank Jeff for putting this meet up together. It was a beautiful day and the grounds were gorgeous. As a group organizer it was also very nice to attend a meet up where my only 'Duck' Jun 4, 2012 6:23 PM
New blog article, "Extending dynamic range with Lightroom 3" - Extending dynamic range with Lightroom 3 'Duck' Jun 4, 2012 2:07 PM
Photo Contest #5 has ended... - Sorry, I'm a day late... We gave some very interesting submissions to our fifth photo contest. Some that really make you think about the "patterns". I love it. The contest is now closed to submissions and voting is now open. Please take 'Duck' Jun 2, 2012 10:50 AM
Meetup details changed: Fantastic Umbrella Factory - Full Day Van Rental Sign-up - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/my-photo­-group/events/55557382/ I put the deposit on a 12 passenger van today. The 'Duck' May 31, 2012 7:21 PM
Van pool to RI - deadline tomorrow - The deadline to sign up for the van pool is tomorrow. As it stands, we will be renting one van only and there are still some seats available. If you don't feel like driving, let us do the driving for  you. Just keep in mind that the van is for the ful 'Duck' May 29, 2012 10:12 AM
New blog article, "Using flash to darken our background" - Sunday we had a great session on using off camera flash to light our subject. We had our wonderful model, Bri, helping out and we went over a couple of techniques. One that got rave reviews is how to use flash to turn  our background black. Otherwise 'Duck' May 28, 2012 10:46 AM
New blog article, "Photography is a series of problem solving steps" - Photography is a series of problem solving steps 'Duck' May 26, 2012 12:11 AM
Group blog now open for comments - I occasionally receive emails commenting on one or another of the articles posted to the blog. One of the most recent emails I received lamented the lack of a commenting forum so members can "continue the discussion". Originally I had not opene 'Duck' May 25, 2012 11:03 AM
Fantastic Umbrella Factory - Only a few days left to sign up for the  Fantastic Umbrella Factory - Full Day Van Rental Sign-up . As of this email there are only 8 spots left and sign up c 'Duck' May 23, 2012 10:11 AM
New blog post, "5 things to know about your camera" - 5 things to know about your camera 'Duck' May 22, 2012 12:15 PM
New blog article, "Using fill light in high contrast scenes" - Using fill light in high contrast scenes 'Duck' May 21, 2012 11:44 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Location Scouting - RR Crossing, Division Street + Pershing Drive, Ansonia - p { margin: 0; } RR Crossing -- Division Street + Pershing Drive, Ansonia vicki k. May 21, 2012 2:27 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Location Scouting - A location wasn't specified, so I'll throw these in too: - in Norwalk, near the intersection between Cross St (Rt. 1) and Wi Massimo N. May 18, 2012 10:19 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Location Scouting - Downtown Meriden also has a crossing of Main Street with gates. Amtrak runs through there as well as Ct Southern Railroad on their way to North Haven. John Bradley John B. May 18, 2012 9:40 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] Location Scouting - Wallingford center would work for you. Photographer t Bob L. May 18, 2012 6:56 AM
Location Scouting - Our member, Ray Navage , needs some help in locating a shoot site. He is looking to shoot a train passing through a street intersection. The kind with drop down gates and lights. If yo 'Duck' May 17, 2012 10:45 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] RE: Weekday meetups - p { margin: 0; } I haven't been to a meetup event yet because I work weekdays and weekends, so an after-work Monday meetup vicki k. May 16, 2012 12:20 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] RE: Weekday meetups - Hello, I work a regular workweek, but I'm done at 5, so I'm definitely available for this: " Massimo N. May 16, 2012 10:42 AM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] RE: Weekday meetups - Hi I am available aftet 6:30 pm on monday nites.  patty On May 15,[masked]:31 PM, "'Duck' Unitas (Shelton, CT)" < [address removed] > wrote: patty May 15, 2012 11:03 PM
RE: [My-Photo-Group] RE: Weekday meetups - Edward S. May 15, 2012 9:46 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] RE: Weekday meetups - Duck, At this time, Mondays or any other week day isn't a problem for a meet up. Currently unemployed, I have free time to go on a spontaneous photo shoot during the week. Let me know please i you get John B. May 15, 2012 8:07 PM
RE: Weekday meetups - A member, Sue Cart, briefly mentioned about having meet ups during the week for those who are unable to make weekend events... Unfortunately there is that thing called 'work', as she mentioned, that seems to get in people's way. However, I do h 'Duck' May 15, 2012 6:31 PM
RE: [My-Photo-Group] A few notes about meet ups - Sue C. May 15, 2012 8:45 AM
A note about the photo contest - I noticed today that there are several photos in the Contest #5 photo album that are not on the actual contest page. If one of these is yours, please complete the steps to entering the image into the contest. HOW IT WORKS: In o 'Duck' May 12, 2012 9:31 AM
A few notes about meet ups - First I want to welcome our newest members to our group. We are steadily growing with new members coming in almost every day it seems. Second, I want to apologize to our members for not having as active a schedule as I would have preferred to h 'Duck' May 11, 2012 12:58 AM
New blog article, "What do you mean, 'my journey is not your journey?'" - What do you mean, "my journey is not your journey?" 'Duck' May 10, 2012 5:35 PM
new blog article, "One photo, many visions" - One photo, many visions 'Duck' May 9, 2012 10:59 AM
New blog article, "RAW vs JPEG in editing" - RAW vs JPEG in editing 'Duck' May 9, 2012 2:41 AM
New blog article, "Make your outdoor portraits pop with flash" - Make your outdoor portraits pop with flash 'Duck' May 8, 2012 3:26 AM
Mid-CT hosting "Capture the Wind" May 19 - This is a courtesy promotion for Mid-CT Photography Meetup Group and their second production of "Capture the Wind" on May 19. This is an all day event and I ca 'Duck' Apr 30, 2012 12:19 PM
Photo Contest #5 - PATTERNS AROUND US - Welcome to My Photo Group's Contest #5. Contest theme is: "PATTERNS AROUND US" All group members are welcome to enter and vote. Rules 'Duck' Apr 30, 2012 12:08 PM
Welcome to new members - It has been a while since we have sent out a welcome letter to all our new members. I thought I would take the time to personally welcome you and let you know about the various resources available on the site. First off, welcome to "My Photo Gr 'Duck' Apr 30, 2012 12:05 PM
New blog article, "Understanding Megapixels" - Understanding Megapixels 'Duck' Apr 30, 2012 3:16 AM
bmx race track - hello all memebrs just wanted to let all members know that i will be hosting the bmx race track on saturday sept 15th in trumbull at 12 pm  i also will be posting all  the info for everybody with direstions  and times and were we will meet when time anthony a. Apr 29, 2012 8:34 PM
Re: [My-Photo-Group] New blog post, "5 tips for better photos" - Thank you Duck for this blog. It was very helpful and insightful. John John B. Apr 28, 2012 9:40 AM
RE: [My-Photo-Group] New blog post, "5 tips for better photos" - Excellent tips. Especially the "know your equipment". Everything photo related I buy, I take a night (or two) to read through the manual and try each option or setting on t Rick D. Apr 27, 2012 11:12 PM
New blog post, "5 tips for better photos" - 5 tips for better photos 'Duck' Apr 27, 2012 10:56 PM
New blog article, "Fujifilm FinePix F505EXR review" - Fujifilm FinePix F505EXR review 'Duck' Apr 27, 2012 2:57 AM

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