Image of the Month
San Luis Obispo Camera Club

Club Meetings

Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of each month (except December) and generally conclude about 9:00 p.m. See the Calendar page for dates of future meetings and events.

Visitors happily welcomed!

Next Meeting:

November 9, 2017 at 7 p.m.

Main Program:

Five Minutes of Fame!

Steve Standifer will present "Magic Lantern", a free software add-on for Canon EOS cameras that adds new features such as advanced bracketing, built-in intervalometer and other tools that are not factory installed.

Chuck Wyke will show his "Shots of the Seventies" when he was in the Navy and the Philippines. The slide show showed life of engine room sailors and their time on shore enjoying the culture of Subic Bay Philippines.

Nyla James will discuss "Creative Compositing". Use this technique to expand your creative vision and bring out the artist in you. Nyla overlays a variety of images to create composites that are "outside-the-box" and tell a story.

Rob Muller will entertain us with something he has been working on.

If anyone has a 5 minute photographic topic they'd like to present, please contact Rob Muller.

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We are always looking for programs to present at our monthly meeting. If you have a topic related to photography that you’d like to present, please contact Rob Muller.

Field Trip Show:

Check out our new SLOC Magazine for more information!

Show and Tell

Every meeting showcases a Main Program and a Field Trip Show featuring photos taken by our members at a recent outing. "Show and Tell" follows, where each member may bring up to 3 images on the subject of our Monthly Challenge (your interpretation!) or any subject, whether to ask for some ideas on how to make them better or just to show us what you've been up to.

  • Monthly Photo Challenge: Labor of Love

 

Submissions For "Field Trip Shows" & "Show and Tell"

Digital images (JPGs only) must be submitted on a CD or Flash Drive clearly marked with your name. Images must be in the sRGB color space and sized to at least 1024x768 pixels and no larger than 1800 pixels on the longest side of the image. Use your name as the first part of the file name. An example of naming your image files would be as follows: if your name is Mary Smith, then you would name your files: marysmith1.jpg, marysmith2.jpg, etc. For more assistance, see our tutorial on How to Prepare Digital Images for Projection.

People attending a Club field trip may submit up to 15 images to the field trip coordinator at the next meeting after the trip (unless a different number is specifically requested). Show and Tell images should be provided to the Equipment Chair at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the General Meeting in which they'll be shown.

Each month, a SLOCC member volunteers to put the Field Trip show together and also selects an image from the show to be awarded "Image of the Month." The Field Trip Show is presented one month after the images are turned in. It will be 10-15 minutes in length and every submitter will be included. The winning "Image of the Month" is featured on the Club Website (hint: look in the top left corner!).

Volunteer to put a Field Trip Show together! It's fun, and other Club members will help you.

 

Meeting Location:

San Luis Obispo Guild Hall (formerly Grange)
2880 Broad Street
San Luis Obispo, CA

Guild Hall

Directions:

The SLO Guild Hall is on Broad Street between South and Orcutt and is on the same side of the street as Staples. Coming from downtown, if you get to Staples, you have just passed it. 


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