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From: Ronald T.
Sent on: Sunday, October 4, 2009 2:28 AM
I wanted to thank all of you who participate in our surveys that were conducted by Lawrence and Alex. These surveys will better serve us in finding your wants and needs for our meetup group Photographers and Digital Artists of Los Angeles. We will use our findings to set up the educational opportunities that you have asked for as a group.





The Korean manufacturers have made some great headway toward solving a lot of our problems as photographers. New ways for the cameras to capture images in lowlight photography and they are changing the very way pixels will be utilized by the camera.

OmniVision Technologies, Inc. who is a independent supplier of CMOS based Camera Chip solutions for high-volume imaging applications. Has announced that it has created a new. The new sensor that can now crams far more pixels into the same space used in current chips, so in the normal pixel count which would span three pixels they now are able to place eight pixels in the same spacing as the three once took up in the past.

www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/[masked]/SF00926
www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS104191+20-Apr-2009+PRN[masked]

Image sensor chip that promises to take "vibrant photos" in extreme low-light conditions

http://www.engadget.com/2007/05/22/south-korean-image-sensing-chip-enables-1-lux-photography/






Photoshop plug-ins

The Complete Collection provides solutions for every step of the photographic workflow, from noise reduction and selective color & light correction to creative enhancements and image sharpening. The Complete Collection provides tools that enable photographers to get the most out of every image, while each product's intuitive interface design allow users to make enhancements quickly and easily.

http://www.niksoftware.com/completecollection/usa/entry.php?view=intro/workflow_lesson.shtml&utm_source=Nik+Software&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=Learn+Workflow+Start+to+Finish&utm_campaign=Focus+October+2009






Unlocking the Mysteries of Color Management with Bill Moore
Tuesday, October 6,[masked]:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT

https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/899566571

Bill Moore, co-owner of Silverback Imaging & Design, will unlock the mysteries of color management to help you get the most out of your camera, monitor, printers, and lab. Learn the best way to capture images to maximize the information your files contain. Learn how to calibrate your monitor and set up a proper working environment. Learn why the color space you choose matters. And learn how to use ICC Profiles in Photoshop? to get the adjustments you see on your monitor back in a print from your lab, an album, or slideshow.






Photo Ops

Pasadena Wine Festival (DAY 2) - Music Concert, 120+ Wines, Foods, Activities
http://www.la.com/ci_13446422?source=rss_viewed

http://www.arboretum.org/index.php/events-and-classes/details/pasadena_wine_festival/?start_time=1254699000&end_time=1254718800

Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden, the event offers everything we like best: good wine, good food, a garden setting, and even some live entertainment. Plus, with dozens of great participating wineries, we're even willing to make the drive out to Pasadena just to tipple and taste.

Location
The Aboretum of LA

301. Baldwin Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91007
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From the Permanent Collection: Robert Frank's 'The Americans

http://www.moca.org/museum/exhibitiondetail.php?id=422
The acclaimed portfolio of photographs taken by the Swiss photographer as he traveled across the US in 1955.

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