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Bill Fortney Seminar October 14 - On Saturday, October 14, legendary pro photographer Bill Fortney will be giving an all day seminar in Hamburg (about an hour and a half drive from Rochester). I understand there are still spaces available for this seminar if anyone would like to attend Carl C. Oct 2, 2017 4:50 PM
Pageant of Steam - shoot for Edit - To all of you who made it to last week's Pageant of Steam, you can upload 2-3 of the photos you would like to have edited at the Sept meeting. Please do this by the 28th so I have time to prepare Click on the "Photos" button at the top of the M Al M. Aug 14, 2017 11:53 AM
Full Moon Thursday Evening - Tonight (Thursday) the timing and weather are perfect to photograph the full moon. We should see it around 8:15 p.m. with sunset about a half hour later. It should be in the pinkish "Belt of Venus" around 9 p.m. so take a look if you're outside, and gr Carl C. Jun 8, 2017 4:00 PM
Beer Tank Shipments Update - If you're following our meetup for this event you'll see daily updates on the progress of the shipment of fermentation tanks on the Erie Canal. I don't want to overload email inboxes with updates so for the most part we'll rely on you checking the meet Carl C. May 28, 2017 12:39 PM
Genesee Brewery Fermentation Tanks on the Erie Canal - There are several barges heading up the Erie Canal bringing new beer fermentation tanks for the Genesee Brewery. This is a rare modern case of the canal actually being used for what it was built for almost 200 years ago! We've scheduled a meetu Carl C. May 22, 2017 9:56 AM
Meetup details changed: April is "Outside the Box" Month (Take Two) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­er-Photo-Editors/events/238381­236/ When : Wedne Stephen D. Apr 8, 2017 7:49 AM
Repeat: Tonight's meeting is canceled 3/8/17 - Town of Pittsford has canceled all activities at the Town Hall tonight, no power in the area. See you next month. This is a repeat of an earlier message because the Internet/Email seems a bit iffy. Steve, Rich, Al Al M. Mar 8, 2017 5:46 PM
Tonight's meeting called off... - Sorry folks, Pittsford asks that we not meet tonight. Stay safe! Steve Stephen D. Mar 8, 2017 5:11 PM
Tonight's meeting is canceled. 3/8/17 - The town of Pittsford has closed the Town Hall for tonight,  no power in the area. See you next month. Steve, Rich & Al Al M. Mar 8, 2017 4:56 PM
RPEG.ORG - Good morning all, One of my favorite things about the Meetup system has been that unlike Facebook and other social media networks, we never see any ads here.  Their money comes from annual fees that organizers of each Meetup group pay on behal Stephen D. Feb 14, 2017 7:01 AM
Passing of Dan Neuberger - With great sadness Image City Photography Gallery lets you know that our friend and gallery partner Dan Neuberger passed away today, January 23, 2017. Many of the RPEG members knew Dan or have met him at one time or another. Carl C. Jan 23, 2017 4:59 PM
104 Photo Editing Tools - I just came across this article and it should be of interest to many of you.­0/104-photo-editing-tools-know­/ Before you ask, I use #27, #62 and #85 (the name is misspelled for #62 but the link is good) Carl C. Aug 31, 2016 8:38 PM
Do You Have a Spare 17 1/2 Minutes? - Here's a free tutorial on YouTube that you may really enjoy. There are a LOT of free tutorials out there but many of them are not so good. This one, however, is by the great Scott Kelby who is the founder of Photoshop World (the annual convention) and Carl C. Aug 22, 2016 10:25 PM
August Meteor Shower - In a couple of weeks we should be treated to one of the most amazing meteor showers we'll ever see. This year the Perseid meteors will be more numerous than ever as the earth passes through one of the densest areas of debris left behind by comet Swift- Carl C. Jul 29, 2016 4:07 PM
Milky Way Shoot Postponed to Saturday - Rich tells me the forecast for tonight (Friday) isn't so good, but tomorrow evening looks a lot better. So, we've postponed the Milky Way shoot until Saturday. See you there! Carl Carl C. Jul 1, 2016 6:44 AM
Shooting the Milky Way and Showing the Photo at Image City! - Steve's a little busy moving into a new house so I thought I'd take a minute and mention a couple of things coming up soon. First, the weather forecast is looking pretty good for our meetup to shoot the stars and Milky Way on the north shore of Carl C. Jun 26, 2016 8:44 PM
Online Gallery for July Show at Image City - I've set up an online gallery so we can all enjoy the photos members will be displaying at the "Gallery in a Gallery" event at Image City Photography Gallery in July. I only have five so far, and I hope others will send me their images soon! He Carl C. Jun 9, 2016 7:49 PM
Moonrise Alert - MOONRISE ALERT FOR THIS EVENING! The day before the full Moon is often a great time to photograph the Moonrise about 45 minutes to an hour after sunset. The Moon will appear full (it's over 99% illuminated) and the balance of lig Carl C. May 20, 2016 9:20 AM
TRAINING on Nik Software is Now Free Also! - If you downloaded the free Nik Collection of software and are wondering how to use it, here's a great offer. One of the BEST instructors out there today is Tim Grey. Tim has now made his entire Nik Collection video training free. Watch this vid Carl C. Mar 28, 2016 9:03 AM
Nik Software for Free! - Google is now offering their Nik Collection photo editing programs for free. These are plug-ins for Photoshop, Lightroom and Elements, and NOT stand alone programs. Details about computer requirements and which versions of the Adobe programs the Nik Co Carl C. Mar 24, 2016 9:00 PM
1/13/16 Meeting follow-up - Hi Everyone, Just to follow-up on last night's meeting, below is the information found on the handout with a few additions. Some additional thoughts that occurred to me afterwards.    I pushed the blower brush, lens cleaner and lint Al M. Jan 14, 2016 6:01 PM
Congrats to Our Friends in the Rochester Area Nature Photography Meetup Group - We congratulate the Rochester Area Nature Photography Meetup Group on ONE THOUSAND meetups since it was formed by our friend Paul in 2007! As a result of Paul's tireless efforts thousands of Rochester photographers (that's no exaggeration) have exp Carl C. Nov 5, 2015 8:51 PM
The Full Moon This Evening and Fireworks This Weekend - This evening may be an outstanding time to photograph the full Moon if the clouds cooperate. The sunset colors and the full Moon should occur together around 9 p.m.  Looking at places to shoot it appears the lift bridge in Fairport will be ideal Carl C. Jul 1, 2015 2:09 PM
Night shooting opprotunities - Folks, After Steve’s email about fireworks, I wrote back and mentioned that there is quite a spectacular and natural show in the sky right now as well. The planets Venus and Jupiter are coming into conjunction, which mean Rich E. Jun 28, 2015 1:26 PM
The Arcanum Critiquepocalypse - This is a chance for you to have some of the top photographers in the world (Trey Ratcliff, Stephan Bollinger, Ron Clifford, Varina Patel, etc., etc.) give you thoughts on your images.   I'm a member of The Acranum and a Level 23 appr Carl C. May 25, 2015 10:21 AM
Piano Strings and Beads of Sweat - Not long ago I went looking for a pair of photos of the same scene to use in a tutoriual:  One bad one to show the wrong settings, and one good one to show the right ones.  Maybe you can guess what happened:  Right.  I didn't have any bad ones.  W Stephen D. Feb 28, 2015 8:15 AM
Links to Video Tutorials - For those of you who didn't attend the Wednesday, January 14 meeting, I played two video tutorials I made, and here are the links to them if you care to watch.   This is a video about making animated GIF files:­ Carl C. Jan 14, 2015 10:27 PM
Improved Audio on YouTube Tutorial - Several people told me they had difficultly hearing the audio in my video tutorial that I posted Wednesday evening. I've enhanced the audio and posted a new version. The link to it is below.   Carl   https://www.youtub Carl C. Dec 12, 2014 1:41 PM
Meetup details changed: ** CANCELLED ** December is "Holiday People Pics" Month - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­r-Photo-Editors/events/2188371­15/ Due to the snowstorm S Carl C. Dec 10, 2014 1:11 PM
Partial Solar Eclipse Thursday Evening - While the weather forecast for Thursday isn't good, we may have a chance to see a partial solar eclipse around sunset if the clouds break. Eclipse begins: 5:41 p.m. Eclipse maximum: 6:13 p.m. Carl C. Oct 21, 2014 10:02 PM
Lunar Eclipse Wednesday (and RPEG Meeting too!) - The weather is looking pretty good for the lunar eclipse Wednesday morning. I've seen one before and it's so cool to see a red Moon during the total eclipse, and lighted edges of the Moon during the partial periods. I'll of course be trying to photo Carl C. Oct 6, 2014 12:36 PM
A Monkey Selfie - This is apparently a true story. A monkey snatched the photographer's camera and took a bunch of photos, and among them is this hilarious "selfie," but the photographer can't claim he owns the imag Carl C. Aug 7, 2014 6:59 AM
Re: [Rochester-Photo-Editors] Today's Newspaper - Carl, Another member left the group just now.  I don't know why for sure, but the fact that it happened shortly after your email about the D&C announcement has me concerned. The amount of email that& Stephen D. Jul 15, 2014 7:35 AM
Today's Newspaper - Our RPEG show at Image City Photography Gallery is listed in today's online edition of the Democrat and Chronicle. Come by any day between noon and 6 p.m. (noon and 4 p.m. Sundays / closed Mondays) to see the 34 photographs by our members that Carl C. Jul 15, 2014 7:12 AM
Curious Critters Workshop This Saturday - As a reminder, in conjunction with Image City Photography Gallery award-winning photographer and author David FitzSimmons is conducting a workshop this Saturday to teach you how to make beautiful close up photos following his extremely success te Carl C. Jun 16, 2014 8:36 PM
Fun Taking Pictures in The Dark - Congratulations Rich for this morning's pano shot of Letchworth in the D&C.  Also look at the great turnout we're expecting for tonight's star shoot at Hemlock Lake!  I won't be there, but for those who are new to the group, be sure to ask Rich o Stephen D. May 30, 2014 8:18 AM
"Curious Critters" Workshop through Image City - Today we announced a workshop sponsored by Image City Photography Gallery. Attendance is limited and it appears this workshop will sell out quickly so I wanted to give my friends in RPEG a heads up and a chance to reserve a spot. Also, we're Carl C. May 4, 2014 5:43 PM
Fish Spawning run at Conesus Inlet - Folks, The Northern Pike spawning run at the Conesus outlet just got better. The walleye are now running. They are stacked up by the hundreds. The spawn run should last about a week or so; this is a limited engagment I have adde Rich E. Apr 12, 2014 8:05 PM
Expanding on a theme - As Steve suggested in an earlier email to the group, and much like the Snow Geese migration, I am announcing the annual spawning run of Northern Pike and Walleye in Conesus Inlet. Every Spring as the ice starts to melt on Conesus Lake[the lake Rich E. Apr 4, 2014 6:49 PM
Google Hangout is Ready to Go -- Come Join Us! - Join us for our first Google Hangout starting right now!   Here's the link to join in and watch me struggle with the technology. We've already had a major glitch when my microphone didn't work on m Carl C. Mar 12, 2014 6:40 PM
Tonight's Google Hangout on the Subject of "SNOW!" -   Carl C. Mar 12, 2014 2:20 PM
RPEG's "Gallery Within a Gallery" in July - We've now worked out our payment system so you can sign up for this show AND pay with a credit card through our website. You're still welcome to sign up for the show and pay with a check or cash (when we see each other) but we wanted you to have the co Carl C. Jan 10, 2014 1:29 PM
Photo Weekend at MCC - Steve mentioned in his email this morning the Photo Weekend being conducted at Monroe Community College this Saturday and Sunday by the Rocky Mountain School of Photography. Image City Photography Gallery will be participating in the event and has secu Carl C. Oct 22, 2013 8:27 PM
Re: Rochester Raw with Barbara Oliver - Barbara Oliver http://sliceoflifeimages.smugm­ Barbara O. Sep 22, 2013 6:42 AM
Rochester Raw with Barbara Oliver - Folks, My wife and I went to the opening night of "Rochester Raw" at the Gene Lou C. Sep 21, 2013 2:21 PM
RE: [Rochester-Photo-Editors] Fireworks Shoot Saturday Evening - Barbara O. Sep 16, 2013 8:21 AM
Fireworks Shoot Saturday Evening - We had a wonderful time shooting fireworks in Pittsford Saturday evening. Even if you weren't able to join us you can see the oodles of excellent photos being uploaded to our website here:­r-Photo-Editor Carl C. Sep 16, 2013 7:07 AM
Backhoes Parked Behind Garages - In 1984 I bought an old Case backhoe for five thousand dollars and placed an ad in the local Pennysaver.  Soon the phone started ringing, and I never looked back.  Interest rates were coming down from double digits then, and new construction was on a Stephen D. Jul 31, 2013 8:11 AM
Apologies and Thanks - About six months ago I wrote about my search for a pocketable point and shoot camera that took decent-to-great pictures.  Several members replied with their suggestions, any of which would have been fine choices, but I'd already bought a Canon offerin Stephen D. Jul 20, 2013 8:13 AM
CHANGES to the Shoot the Super Moon Meetup - We've decided to turn this meetup into TWO meetups. Last evening I visited the Cornhill Landing location for the meetup and discovered that due to the obstructions on the horizon it'll be better if we shoot a day earlier than we originally planned. The Carl C. May 25, 2013 6:25 PM
Adobe renting software - Al M. May 25, 2013 3:55 PM
RE: [Rochester-Photo-Editors] Follow-up Adobe now renting you software - Kathleen P. May 23, 2013 3:21 PM
Re: [Rochester-Photo-Editors] Follow-up Adobe now renting you software - I have purchased educational software before. I was always William A. S. May 23, 2013 1:33 PM
Follow-up Adobe now renting you software - Al M. May 22, 2013 7:59 PM
Zoo Notes and Baby Pics - With all the talk about the new zoobaby, I thought it prudent to check the place out today sans crowds .  I approached the gate at ten minutes to four with a hopeful "I'll only be here ten minutes."  She smiled and replied, "Okay.  Eleven do Stephen D. May 2, 2013 9:04 PM
Happy, Happy Days! - Someone once said that the formula for happiness includes three things:  Having something to do, someone to love, and something to look forward to.   One of my daughters is having her own daughter tonight, and the prospect of meeting her for the firs Stephen D. Feb 2, 2013 10:04 PM
hey - this reminded me of you Dean Dean Jan 28, 2013 1:09 PM
Mentor/Resource Feature - Hi Everyone! Just want to clarify details about the new Mentor/Resource feature on the meetup message board, after some questions from members at last evenings' meeting. The resource is meant for members who are willing to provide mentoring in Barbara O. Dec 13, 2012 3:41 PM
Earth Science Picture of the Day - One of my photos from our recent vacation was selected as the Earth Science Picture of the Day and is on their website today (Sunday).   Carl Carl C. Nov 4, 2012 8:00 AM
Photo Backdrop Stand - Does anyone have a photo backdrop stand I could borrow this weekend? A photo of one is below so you know what I'm asking for.   Thanks!   Carl   Carl C. Nov 2, 2012 12:48 PM
Follow up to the Backup presentation. - Al M. Oct 11, 2012 5:40 PM
Internship Available? - Do any of you offer internships or mentorships? I am looking to heavily expand my knowledge of lighting and editing mainly. My e-mail is [address removed] if you know of someone. Thanks! Amber Anthony Amber A. Sep 29, 2012 10:42 PM
Meetup to Edit Tonight's Photos - Thanks to everyone who attended this evening. We had perfect weather and a nice Moonrise even if our sunset was a little bland without the clouds I was hoping for. I had a good time and enjoyed meeting several new folks and chatting with them and ol Carl C. Aug 1, 2012 11:07 PM
(no subject) -­b.html?aav=vcclji Martha P. Jul 11, 2012 2:50 AM
Wedding Photographer - A friend of mine has asked for a recommendation for a reasonably priced wedding photographer for her daughter's wedding next June. Is anyone on this list interested, or know someone who is? I'm a landscape photographer myself and have no interest i Carl C. Jul 6, 2012 11:03 AM
(no subject) -­g/wp-con Dean Jun 13, 2012 4:39 PM
Re: [Rochester-Photo-Editors] Panorama Photo in Democrat & Chronicle - Nice going Carl! Can't wait to see it. Dean Feb 17, 2012 10:16 AM
Re: [Rochester-Photo-Editors] Panorama Photo in Democrat & Chronicle - Congratulations!  Can't wait to see it! Diana On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 8:12 AM, Carl Crumley < [address removed] > wrote: Diana Feb 17, 2012 8:43 AM
RE: [Rochester-Photo-Editors] Panorama Photo in Democrat & Chronicle - Barbara O. Feb 17, 2012 8:39 AM
Re: [Rochester-Photo-Editors] Panorama Photo in Democrat & Chronicle - good for you Carl!!:) melissa Feb 17, 2012 8:28 AM
Panorama Photo in Democrat & Chronicle - If you receive the Democrat & Chronicle newspaper here in Rochester take a look at the top of Section B ("ROC News") in today's issue. That's one of my panoramic photographs. I was happy to see that when I opened the paper to Carl C. Feb 17, 2012 8:12 AM
A Rare Photo Opportunity - We have a rare photo opportunity in Pittsford this afternoon. If you don't know, the Seneca Indians who lived in the Pittsford area referred to it as "Big Springs" (in their native tongue, of course). There were springs that boiled up in the area behin Carl C. Jan 8, 2012 12:37 PM
PSE9 B & W layer - Hi Everyone, Some people were interested in using the B & W layer in PSE9. Below is the link on how to do it. Enjoy! http://hel Tom K. Sep 15, 2011 9:20 AM
Bad Link As Usual - I'm sorry, but often the links I put in emails to the group don't come through like they're supposed to. I hope this is better. If it's not a link in your email then copy and paste this address into your browser. Carl   Carl C. Aug 20, 2011 8:19 AM
Reminder: "Arts At The Garden" Show at Sonnenberg Gardens - Just a reminder, today and tomorrow I'll be at the Arts At The Garden festival at Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua manning the booth of Image City Photography gallery. We set up the booth yesterday afternoon (in a blinding thunderstorm, Carl C. Aug 20, 2011 8:14 AM
Show At Canaltown Coffee Roasters - I have a show on the walls of Canaltown Coffee Roasters at 6 South Main Street in Pittsford. If you have a chance to stop in please take a look at my 16 images on display (I'll probably add a few more early next week and have Carl C. Jul 29, 2011 7:25 AM
Shooting Tethered and Selling - Some days I grow weary of struggling with technology, and yesterday was one of them. The issue was the tether connection between my Canon camera and a laptop PC. A little over a month ago I wrote here about a photography class I did in the CE Stephen D. Nov 18, 2010 7:04 AM
Stephen Drew added a post - We'll be having an overflow session for our Blend Mode Basics tutorial on Saturday the 30th at 10:00 am. Please RSVP if you haven't already, and to all who are planning to attend, email me with your preference between the two meetings and whether or not Stephen D. Oct 23, 2010 7:05 AM
(no subject) - Carl C. Sep 18, 2010 3:49 PM
Kelby books and Borders - Good Tuesday morning! One of my favorite ways to kill an hour when I'm in the neighborhood is to stop in at either the Borders on Hylan Drive or Barnes and Noble at the Pittsford Plaza. It's always the same routine: Vanilla bean something.... Stephen D. Sep 7, 2010 7:07 AM
The thing about Star Trek - Do you know what bothered me about Star Trek? The ships always flew around as if they were cars on a parking lot. They always came in from either the left or right, or sometimes from forward toward the camera, but it was always on a horizontal plane: T Stephen D. Sep 4, 2010 10:13 AM
Stephen Drew added a post - We have an under-recognized member in our midst. She sat in my office last week and patiently listened to my levels and layer masks presentation. It was only later that I learned that the portable drive that she carried with her contained over 18,000 pict Stephen D. Aug 22, 2010 3:28 PM
Re: [Rochester-Photo-Editors] Noisy Skies and Blink Warnings - Preview not available Stephen D. Aug 14, 2010 11:04 AM
Re: [Rochester-Photo-Editors] Noisy Skies and Blink Warnings - Re: [Rochester-Photo-Editors] Noisy Skies and Blink Warnings Hi Stephen, I too am willing to help anyone in our group with Photoshop questions. I Alan S. Aug 13, 2010 12:25 PM
Re: [Rochester-Photo-Editors] Thank You's and Boring Lamps - Hi all, so disappointed that I won't be able to attend, what looks like, the majority of the RPEG meetings b/c of a previous 2nd Wed. of the month committment. ?I have also been disappointed with the PS meetup, but did attend last night's grou Linda Dow H. Aug 13, 2010 9:01 AM
Noisy Skies and Blink Warnings - Good Friday the 13th all, Well, I'm happy to say that we have four replies to my tutoring offer yesterday already - and I'm hoping for still more. For those of you who are interested but reticent about working with a person directly, be remind Stephen D. Aug 13, 2010 8:02 AM
Stephen Drew added a post - We've all been there at one time or another in our lives. The surest way to not have regrets is to never say or do anything. Carl's words built on my indescretion last night in ever mentioning another group as I did. That was wrong of me and I apologiz Stephen D. Aug 12, 2010 7:44 PM
Re: [Rochester-Photo-Editors] Thank You's and Boring Lamps - Michael and B. Aug 12, 2010 1:33 PM
Thank You's and Boring Lamps - Good late morning all, Thank you?s to ALL of you for last night ? especially to our four presenters ? and ESPECIALLY to Peggy Felt for the projector, without which we?d have been sunk in very deep water. You saved the meeting Peggy! Stephen D. Aug 12, 2010 10:35 AM
TWO SPEAKERS ALREADY - and today's DAILY TIP - Great news! We've got two speakers already for the 18th, and more are on the way! Carl has kindly agreed to give us a glimpse into the exciting field of HDR imaging! High Dynamic Range is usually associated with taking the best of several versions of Stephen D. Jul 26, 2010 9:36 AM
Stephen Drew added a post - Good morning all, Please know that we're looking for a projector capable of a VGA connection to a laptop for our meeting on the 18th of August. Also, if you have a topic that you think the group would like to hear about - maybe a procedure you' Stephen D. Jul 24, 2010 9:22 AM
Stephen Drew added a post - Good rainy afternoon all, First, an apology for the senior moment this morning when I forwarded that long email to newcomer Keith and inadvertently included you all... again! Now, We've got a meeting coming up on the 18th, and no pl Stephen D. Jul 23, 2010 3:36 PM
The Patch Tool, Dirty Bird, and - Hello all, Last night I uploaded a picture to our PHOTOS section of a penguin that was taken at the Zoo here in town: "Dirty Bird". The background of the image is kind of a mess, and there's a blothchy stain on its wing that pretty mu Stephen D. Jul 23, 2010 10:57 AM
The Patch Tool, Dirty Bird, and - Hello all, Last night I uploaded a picture to our PHOTOS section of a penguin that was taken at the Zoo here in town: "Dirty Bird". The background of the image is kind of a mess, and there's a blothchy stain on its wing that pretty Stephen D. Jul 23, 2010 9:26 AM

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