Black & White Photography Presentation

On Monday, March 9th, join club VP and Workshops/Exhibits Director Jeff Clay as he gives a presentation entitled “Create Compelling Black and White Images from Color and Infrared Captures.” This presentation is sponsored by our sister organization, the Salt Lake Photographic Print Society and is being extended to include the Wasatch Camera Club. (This will be in lieu of a workshop for the month of March.)

Jeff will be sharing some of his workflows, processes, images – both on-screen and in-print. He discuss the whys, whens, whats and hows of black in white work and will show real-time color conversions, toning, and infrared-to-b&w via Photoshop, Lightroom and plug-ins. This promises to be an interesting, informative and education presentation!

Location: 4th Floor Conference Room of downtown SLC Library
When: 7pm, Monday, 9-March

Snow Goose Migration Field Trip FULL

Professional wildlife photographer Rob Daugherty will take us to his favorite spots to photograph the impressive Snow Goose migration as it passes through Utah. With Rob's expertise and knowledge of the area this will be a unique opportunity to photograph one of nature’s most amazing spectacles.  Rob will help members and give some advice and tips for shooting. We are very fortunate that Rob as agreed to do this for our club, so we encourage members to register ASAP as we imagine this trip will fill up quickly.

Early each spring, tens of thousands of Snow Geese begin their 3,000 mile voyage home to their nesting grounds in Canada's Northwest Territories. Starting from where they winter in Southern California & Mexico, these travelers navigate their way home with amazing precision and faithfulness. Delta Utah is one of their first stops as they follow the melting ice northward. They are drawn here by the abundant food source in the form of the new green shoots that are starting to appear.

DETAILS: Participation will be limited to 20 members and everyone must register to attend. If we exceed 20 members that would like to attend, we will consider having an additional day on Sunday March 8th. In that event we will update the posting and email all the club members about the additional openings. There will be a $45  due at the time of registration to cover the cost of Rob Daugherty's services for the day.

WHEN: Saturday March 7th

WHERE: Meet in the Wal-Mart parking lot SE corner at 136 SR73, Saratoga Springs

TIME: Be at Wal-Mart at 6:00 AM and we will all carpool to Delta from there.


ITINERARY: We will arrive at Delta about 7:30AM and shoot all morning. We will break for lunch around noon. Then after lunch go out and shoot for several more hours, finishing up in mid-late afternoon.

WHAT TO BRING: Please wear warm clothing, caps, boots and gloves. March in Utah may cold and possibly some snow. For photography equipment you will want to include your camera, extra batteries, tripod and lens ranging from wide angle to your longest focal length you own.

REFUND POLICY: Trip deposit refunds will be granted in the case of unexpected emergency, illness, family issue or accident under the following conditions. 100 % Refund: When the trips reservation can be filled with another person. 50% Refund: When the trips reservation cannot be filled by another person.

Ten in Ten Meeting Announced

 The club is putting together an innovative new program format to allow members to share their work in a brisk and orderly fashion that’s sure to be of interest to all. In the new “Ten in Ten” meeting participating photographers will have ten minutes to present ten images and provide the background as they see fit. These ten images can have any theme you wish: your best from 2014, a short visual travelogue, or a project you are working on.

If you want to share Ten in Ten sign up here. We will take the first ten who sign up and you will be notified if you are selected. If so, bring your images on a USB storage device to the meeting. Please use the competition format for the images. (Digital images should be in sRGB, JPEG format (.jpg) at a maximum size of 1920 pixels on the long side and at a resolution of 300 ppi.)

Learn the Basics of Studio Lighting

This popular workshop brings models and photographers together to help both build their portfolios. It will also acquaint you with the use of studio lighting equipment to create a variety of affects for portrait subjects. The class will cover routine, as well as, unconventional approaches to lighting and will use a range of studio lighting gear. Attendees will be well equipped to rent the studio for their own projects following this workshop. Master photographer, Chad Braithwaite will teach the group and has been well-liked by club members who participated in last year’s Working with Models workshop.

Bring your own camera with a medium to long focal length lens and Chad will supply the transmitter to fire the lighting gear.

To cover studio charges and model fees, we are asking $40 for either the 9 a.m. to noon or 12:30-3:30 sessions, February 28.

We can only accept about a dozen or so participants, so if you are interested, please make a reservation soon.

Faces Photography
8665 South Sandy Parkway
Sandy, Utah 84070 (map)

PhotoOp 15 Speaker Announced

We are pleased to announce our next PhotoOp15 speaker will be Moose Peterson. Moose is a prolific author, award-winning photographer and a Nikon Ambassador. He will center his presentation around two popular topics: landscape and wildlife photography.

PhotoOp15 will be held Saturday, April 11th at the Salt Lake Community College Sandy and is sponsored by pictureline, Nikon and the Wasatch Camera Club. Get more details on the PhotoOp Event page.

PhotoOp is open to everyone, but pre-registration is required as seating is limited. There will be a small charge to cover event expenses. This will be the fourth PhotoOp the club has offered and attendance has grown each year.

Iconic Monument Valley Fieldtrip Coming Up - REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

The Wasatch Camera Club announces its first overnight field trip to Monument Valley! Join fellow club members May 14-17, 2015 in the heart of the Navajo Nation in northern Arizona. Hone your landscape photography skills, hang out with others passionate about the art, and capture some awe-inspiring shots.

As one of the most dramatic, iconic landscapes in North America, Monument Valley is the quintessential symbol of the American West. Sandstone buttes, many over 1,000 feet tall, rise above the valley floor resulting in a mystical place of gigantic proportions.

During field trip, we will have a Navajo guide to help us explore the remote backcountry not accessible to the general public. The full itinerary has yet to be determined, but other stops may include Natural Bridges National Monument, House on Fire, Fallen Roof, Mexican Hat, Valley of the Gods, and Gooseneck State Park. Dawn, sunset, night photography...they’re all game.

Participation will be limited to 10 members. There will be a $50 non-refundable deposit required for the guide’s service. Participants will cover their own travel/lodging costs and there will be additional fees. Stay tuned for more information.

Note: REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED Registration will be opened in an upcoming e-mail, so watch your inbox carefully. If the trip fills up, your registration will be automatically added to a waiting list. Successful registrants will be notified by e-mail within 24 hours after the registration open e-mail. They will post their deposits at that time.

Jewish Community Center Welcomes Exhibit by Jeff Clay

It’s a pleasure to announce a special one-man show at the Jewish Community Center by club Vice President and phenomenal photographer Jeff Clay from February 2nd to the 27th.  Fresh back from a photo junket to Cambodia, Jeff will include three works from this trip and a little over 60 other works including landscapes, travel and architecture.

You’re invited to the artist’s reception on February 11th from 7 to 9 p.m. where you can view the images as well as engage the artist himself. Refreshments will be provided.

When: Monday, February 2 - Friday, February 27

Where: Salt Lake Jewish Community Center, 2 N Medical Dr, Salt Lake City

Hours: Monday - Thursday 5 a.m - 10 p.m., Friday 5 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday - Sunday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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