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November 2014 - Richard Davidson

Our own club member, Richard Davidson shared his insights into travel photography with some excellent tips on what to do and also, what not to do. Click the following linkto view Richard's fabulous presentation.

October 2014 - The Camera Shop

Greg LeMar from the Camera Shop in Bryn Mawrwowed us by showing all the latest in photography equipment
The Camera Shop

 

September 2014 - Kevin Loughlin

Kevinwas raised to appreciate nature while exploring the woodlands of Pennsylvania as a child. At age six, during a family trip through the American West, Kevin became fascinated with photography as well seeing the new and different birds throughout North America. Instilled with a love for travel and seeking new, exciting destinations he felt a desire to share his experiences with others and in 1993 he foundedWildside Nature Tours.

Kevin’s photographs and articles have appeared in publications such as Nature Photographer, WildBird, Audubon and Philadelphia Magazines, as well as the National Geographic web site and many natural history books.Kevin Loughlin

 

August 2014 - Jessica Kourkounis

Jessica Kourkounis resides in Philadelphia and works as a freelance photojournalist. She is a frequent contributor to The New York Times and her work has been published in daily newspapers around the country, including The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe and The Washington Post. Her photographs shot for wire services such as The Associated Press and Getty Images have been published worldwide. She recently spent a year following the progress of the Camden County Police Department’s Metro Division in Camden, New Jersey.
Jessica's website: www.kourkounis.com

 

June 2014 - Vincent Dixon

Vincent Dixon, a native of Ireland, is a commercial photographer with a love of street photography. In his early twenties, he moved to Paris where he was a post grad science student in Paris, Through a series of serendipitous events, his unearthed passion for photography evolved into a career as a commercial photographer.

In 2011, Vincent took a sabbatical from commercial photography and went on a year-long journey around the world with his wife and four children. It was a priceless experience to share authentically new experiences with his family, as well a time to submerge him in creating photo-essays of their travels. Vincent’s travel journeys initiated the debut of a collection of images and stories titled, "Wanderings." The lines between personal and commercial work are blurred as he commits with each photograph to tell the story. Visit Vincent's website to see his extraordinary images: http://vincentdixon.com/

To learn more about Vincent, read his in-depth interview with Aimee Baldridge of MAC on Campus

 

May 2014 - Rob Cardillo

We were very lucky to have professional photographer, Rob Cardillo as our presenter. Rob has been photographing gardens and the people who tend them for the past twenty years. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Better Homes and Gardens, American Gardener, and Organic Gardening among many other publications. Close to home, he did all the photography for the wonderful 2011 book “Chanticleer, A Pleasure Garden” which as you know, is right in our own back yard. Rob Cardillo Photography

 

April 2014 - Kitty Kono

Our own Kitty Kono was our speaker addressing the topic: "So You Want To Make a Photo Book". Kitty provided tips and tricks and pointed out a few pitfalls to watch out for on how to create a stellar book of your own photographs. She has created about 20 books herself and says to have made every mistake in the book. After all that trial and error, she was happy to share what she has learned.

 

March 2014 Stan Muravchick

At our March meeting, our own club member - Stan Muravchick was our speaker. He showed us a sampling from his portfolio.His images are from a group thatdemonstrated that visual complexity, symmetry, and unexpected use of color can be found all around us in an everyday urban landscape. His intent is not to photograph things that are pretty, but to surprise the viewer with unexpected visual appeal.

 

February 2014 - Dan Sneberger

Dan Sneberger is a fine-art photographer based in southeastern Pennsylvania. Formerly an illustrator and painter, Dan approaches each of his subjects in a painterly fashion, utilizing a graphic sense of composition and a distinctive use of color.

Dan spoke about how his training as a painter has influenced his photography. He showed examples of and how he uses Lightroom to dramatically transform his images from ordinary to extraordinary.

 

January 2014 - Gloria Whitney

Gloria gave us a wonderful presentation on plug-ins and showed examples of her work. There are literally hundreds of different plug-ins from different resources so it is a good idea to experiment with trial versions before purchasing. It valuable to have a clear vision of what you want your end product to look like and then select the plug-ins that will give you the desired result. Use plug-in to finish, not fix our images. Capture them in the camera correctly first.

Click HERE to view Gloria's presentation.


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