Introduction to Night Photography + Socialize

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UPDATE July 7: There are many more people on the waiting list than we will be able to accommodate. Working on a repeat date for this event for those who cannot be included on this date. Meanwhile, if you have a "YES" and you're already a veteran night shooter or know you can't make it, please give up your space to your fellow member(s). Thanks.

Every so often we haul out our dog and pony show and help beginners and intermediate night denizens with basics about Night Photography.

This is such a night!

Cost: Free. Free! With a discount on sporting goods from our host, Sports Basement (http://www.sportsbasement.com/) ( Sunnyvale Store (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Sports+Basement&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&fb=1&gl=us&cid=0,0,2355168948830104544&z=16&iwloc=A))

Agenda:

6:45 - 7:15 PM Socialize, share photos, brainstorm events, nibble snacks and quaff beverages.

7:15 - 8:00 PM Introduction to Night Photography with examples.

What is special about Night Photography? Types of Night Photography Urban / Cityscapes Fireworks Motion (Cars, Planes, Fairs) Landscapes (Moon and no moon) Night Sky and Star Trails Celestial Events (Meteor Showers, Lunar Eclipses, and more). Timelapse Light painting Safety (for you and your camera) Headlamps, flashlights, red LED lamps.... Weapons Equipment Choices Tripod Lenses, filters, hoods Carry bags Camera settings White Balance? Mode? ISO? f/stop? Exposure? Handling Noise Composing and Focusing in the Dark Postprocessing Resources Books BLOGs Workshops Question And Answer (8:00 PM until 8:30 PM) Leave (our reservation ends at 8:30 and the store closes at 9:00 PM)

Note: Sports Basement is providing us with light snacks and drinks and a 10% discount on purchases the night of the event. Don't overlook the savings, and please patronize our host!