Sunday, 26 May 2013

"Birding Festival" and "Reflections Slideshows

I am now putting together the bird festival/bird-banding slideshow for our June 2nd club meeting. I would appreciate receiving any images you have that would be appropriate for such a display of our local and migrating avians. They can be shots taken at this year's festival or from previous year's outings. I will include pictures taken from our “bird-banding outing” of May 12th as well as those from others of you that were able to get to experience the 10 day festival here in the County.

I would appreciate you sending images sized to approx. 1024x768 px with your name watermarked in a corner. It would be nice to have the birding pictures in to me by end of day Monday May 27th.

In addition, the monthly club challenge images - “Reflections” - are due in by Thursday May 30th. Please be as creative and adventuresome as you like with these club theme assignments.

Our next meeting is on Sunday June 2nd at 7:00 pm at the Wellington Public Library.  I do hope you all will participate in these club activities so as to make our meetings more enjoyable and inclusive for all of us.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

May Meeting ReCap

We had another informative and entertaining session at our May monthly meeting.  Our guest speaker, Jess Mulholland, discussed her progression as a photographer from photojournalism to her current specializations of portraiture and weddings.  She discussed her techniques to get subjects relaxed and natural for the image capture session.  Her work can be viewed in more detail at

Eric Pierce Took us on a historical voyage of the changes and the current status of digital photography and touched upon many helpful tips and routines for viewing, editing, organizing and archiving our images.  Karen Smith displayed a series of images that demonstrated the true beauty of the natural environment and discussed the various pressures encroaching upon that wonderful ecosystem.  Over 90 images were submitted and viewed for our last month's challenge - "Shoot a Fowl Foto".  These images have been posted to our facebook page located at
Caspar Radden entertained us with a DVD presentation entitled "Raptors" which included still images, sound, and video pictures. A slideshow featuring collages of images from the club's Wellington photoshoot of Apr 21st was reviewed along with a discussion of how we might put this into a small saleable booklet for Wellington's 150th anniversary celebrations on the July 1st weekend.  The meeting ended with the new May monthly challenge of "Reflections".  Also the assembled group was reminded of the Bird Banding photoshoot planned for Sunday May 12th, 9:30am at the Port Traverse bird banding station.  Thanks for all who attended.

Saturday, 4 May 2013

May 5th Meeting Reminder

The May meeting of the Prince Edward County Photography Club will feature Jess of JC Mulholland Photography discussing her start as a photojournalist and her on-going journey which has resulted in her unique style and techniques for capturing images of people. Eric Pierce will present a digital primer workshop for photographers.  In addition, we will view many wonderful images taken by club members including submissions to this month's club challenge - “Shoot a Fowl Foto”- and a review of our efforts to document the historic nature and character of the Town of Wellington during this its 150th year anniversary.

Time of Meeting: Sunday May 5, 2013 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: Wellington Public Library - 261 Main St.
Downstairs meeting room (access east side of building)

We look forward to seeing you all at the meeting.