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“The Photographic Object” - Dawn Surrat

Online event

################################################################### PLEASE NOTE: IMPORTANT INFORMATION IN THE FIRST PARAGRAPH ################################################################## For non-members of BPS interested in attending this session as a guest, please refer to the BPS website for information on membership at www.berksphotographic.org OR for a guest pass to the meeting, email request to: [masked]. Such requests must be made by Friday January 29, 2021. Requests received after that date may not be honored. ################################################################### Dawn Surrat will speak on “The Photographic Object” via Zoom. Dawn will discuss her use of three dimensional objects & mixed media to tell a story, to create empathy & to connect to a memory. She accomplishes this with a variety of mediums and techniques, including transfer, dry and wet media, digital imagery, box building and bookbinding. The typical objects incorporated into her creations include boxes, tins, spools, frames, bottles, & ephemera. Dawn earned a B.A. in Studio Arts from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro and a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Georgia. Her years of work with dying patients in hospice settings is the backbone of her imagery. She combines photographs with photography based book structures, installations, and objects as visual meditations exploring concepts of grief, transition, healing and spirituality. Her work has been widely shown and is held in private and permanent collections across the United States. She is a 2016 Critical Mass Finalist and a 2018 nominee for the Royal Photography Society’s 100 Heroines. ################################################################## PLEASE NOTE: IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO ATTEND THIS SESSION ################################################################### This free meeting will be held via Zoom. For non-members of BPS interested in attending this session as a guest, please refer to the BPS website for information on membership at www.berksphotographic.org OR for a guest pass to the meeting, email request to: [masked]. Such requests must be made by Friday, January 29, 2021. Requests received after that date may not be honored. ##################################################################

Visual Design Techniques for Making Stunning Photos - Ian Plant

################################################################### PLEASE NOTE: IMPORTANT INFORMATION IN THE FIRST PARAGRAPH ################################################################## Important Note: This will be a paid event for non-members with a $10 donation. This meeting will be held via Zoom. For non-members interested in attending, please register by emailing BPS at [masked] to request your pass. You will receive an invoice for your $10 donation through PayPal and once the donation is received by us, your pass will be issued. The deadline to request passes for this event is Wednesday, February 10th. If you are a member of Berks Photographic Society, this meeting is already included with your membership! For non-members interesting in becoming a member, you can join at https://berksphotographic.org/join-us/ . Requests received after that date may not be honored. ################################################################### Ian Plant will present “Visual Design Techniques for Making Stunning Photos” via Zoom. In this session, professional photographer Ian Plant will share some of his favorite photos from around the world, as well as some of his top composition techniques for making compelling photographs that get noticed. You'll gain a better understanding of visual design principles from this inspiring presentation. Whether hanging over the rim of an active volcano, braving the elements to photograph critically-endangered species, or trekking deep into the wilderness to places most people will never see, world-renowned professional photographer Ian Plant travels the globe seeking out amazing places and subjects in his never-ending quest to capture the beauty of our world with his camera. Ian seeks out the hidden spaces in between the familiar, relying on long exposures, unique lighting conditions, non-traditional perspectives, and special natural events to show his subjects in a new light. Known for his inspiring images and single-minded dedication to creating the perfect photo, Ian has reached hundreds of thousands of people around the world in his mission to inspire and educate others in the art of photography. Ian is a frequent contributor to many leading photo magazines, the author of numerous books and instructional videos, and CEO of Shuttermonkeys, a site dedicated to photography education and inspiration. You can see Ian’s work at https://www.ianplant.com This will be a paid event for non-members with a $10 donation. ################################################################### PLEASE NOTE: IMPORTANT INFORMATION ################################################################## Important Note: This will be a paid event for non-members with a $10 donation. This meeting will be held via Zoom. For non-members interested in attending, please register by emailing BPS at [masked] to request your pass. You will receive an invoice for your $10 donation through PayPal and once the donation is received by us, your pass will be issued. The deadline to request passes for this event is Wednesday, February 10th. If you are a member of Berks Photographic Society, this meeting is already included with your membership! For non-members interesting in becoming a member, you can join at https://berksphotographic.org/join-us/ . Requests received after that date may not be honored. ###################################################################

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