Jan 162020

RPS member Jeff Pollitzer gave a tutorial on Sports & Nature Photography.  While not an obvious combination, they both use similar camera equipment especially if you consider active nature such as bird photography.  Light and speed play an important role as the subjects are often moving and are taken from a distance .  Understand the

Dec 062019

RPS enjoyed its annual pot luck holiday dinner, lots of good food for all.  We also completed the Architecture themed competition which had been postponed from an earlier date.  The judge was Nick Palmieri.  He focused on a lot of fundamentals, be careful to crop out distracting elements, make sure the image appears straight.  Don’t

Nov 162019

Jacki Dickert presented a interactive talk on making great photos using your cell phone.  While there are limitations, there are also tricks like using the live feature to simulate long exposure.  Be sure to tap to focus, use the scroll to lighten or darken the image and hold the phone very still while taking the

Nov 162019

RPS member Paul Eggermann gave a tutorial on mounting prints.  For competitions, using a spray adhesive to affix the print to foam core or another stiff board is quick and easy.  For gallery displays, matting is required.  Purchase your mat, paying attention to the size of the opening.  The image must be smaller than the