The San Luis Obispo Digital Photography Group
serves the general San Luis Obispo County areas of the California Central
Coast. We are a Special Interest Group of the SLO Bytes PC Users Group; SLO Bytes
The members are digital photographers and computer enthusiasts. Our meetings are normally held on the second Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm
Notes from the meeting of 01/10/2021
: Water The meeting took place via Zoom
opened the meeting by calling the group's attention to the posts made by member Doug Depue
on the SLO Bytes Bulletin in which he shares his thoughts on the subject. View them here
Sutter continued with shots of fountains, ponds and lakes. He followed with a slow motion/freeze frame video of water dropping in a bowl.
illustrated the many forms in which water is used; in drinking, bathing and playing; filling aquariums, ponds and kitty bowls.
captured images of water around the Pismo Beach and Avila Beach areas.
He also provided a link to more of his images here…
Alan used Adobe Premiere Elements
to strip out separate video frames of movies shot with a GoPro
His video clips of the polar bear dip on New Years eve was stitched together using the same program.
Other pictures were modified using Skylum Aurora HDR
explored the seashore finding images of fishermen, seagulls and seascapes. She then enhanced the pictures by altering the sky with Luminar AI
tracked water through its 3 forms showing snow, ponds and falling water. He demonstrated how to alter the look of flowing water by varying the shutter speed and camera ISO.
offered numerous water shots that he found on line, interspersed with some of his own images of local historical floods.
followed water from the crop irrigation beside his house and then showed waterfalls from Salmon Creek to Little Falls to Yosemite Falls.
began showing a glass of water and then expanded to images of Morro Rock, the Hearst Castle outdoor pool, Lake Cachuma and Lake Arrowhead.
Our next meeting will take place on February 14th
. The topic is Close-up Photography
The meeting will take place via Zoom. A Zoom invitation will be e-mailed to Photo Group members shortly before the meeting
The meeting schedule for the remainder of 2021 is as follows
May 16 (Mothers' Day falls on May 9th)