• Mobile Apps for Photographers with Gary White

    Abiding Hope Lutheran Church

    Smartphone and tablet apps are now commonplace. There are many that can help photographers improve their craft and preplan their shots months or years in advance for any location in the world. Several of these top photography apps will be reviewed followed by our member-only Meetup on 7/28/19 to take a deep dive into PhotoPills. About our speaker: Gary White is an SW Photo Club member who has been shooting since high school. His passion for photography was rejuvenated in 2004 with a transition to digital photography. While Gary enjoys all types of shooting, he is especially passionate about travel, portraiture, and macro photography, even editing Joe Klocek's "Macro Photography: Zero to Sixty" book.

  • Alternatives to Adobe CC with Shelly Au

    Abiding Hope Church

    Adobe is facing growing competition in the image editing arena as several alternative products are finally emerging. How do these alternatives stack up to the Adobe franchise? Which are the most viable alternatives? And, is there really a cost saving to be had by using these products? About our speaker: Shelly Au has worked for an overseas nonprofit organization for 20 years. He has spent 17 of those years living in various parts of Asia. In 2013, Shelly returned back to America and while in New York, he received the Paula Rhodes Honors Award when he was finished his "Masters of Professional Studies” degree in Digital Photography at the School of Visual Arts under the chair of 2005 Photoshop Hall of Fame inductee Katrin Eismann. Shelly was also awarded as a finalist for the Adobe Design Achievement Award in the photography category in New York and labeled a "Powerful Visual Story Teller" by the judges. PHOTO SUBMISSION ASSIGNMENT: Open Catagory. Submit any 3 images taken in the last three months. Please upload before November 13th, 2019 (Web link will close on this date at midnight) *** SEE SUBMISSION SPECS ABOVE BEFORE UPLOADING on our website www.swphotclub.com.

  • Best of 2019 Holiday Potluck

    Abiding Hope Lutheran Church

    You are invited to our Annual Holiday Party and "Best Of Year" photo sharing celebration. We ask everyone to bring a yummy potluck dish for 6-8 people. Either an appetizer, main dish, salad, veggie, or dessert. The club will supply plates, utensils, napkins, bottles of water. PHOTO SUBMISSION ASSIGNMENT: Best 0f 2019. Submit your best 2019 images. Please upload before December 11th, 2019 (Web link will close on this date at midnight) *** SEE SUBMISSION SPECS ABOVE BEFORE UPLOADING on our website www.swphotoclub.com.