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
Our meetings are normally held on the second Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm.
The members are digital photographers and computer enthusiasts.

Notes from the Meeting of 08/09/2020 TOPIC: Artistic Growth Two; Learn a new skill for use inside or outside the camera and present it to the group.
The meeting took place via Zoom

Ralph Sutter Showed the Links Page at
He called attention to
   How do pixels and dpi and resolution and picture size and file size relate? and
   His own slideshow, Kayaking in the San Juan Islands

Sutter opened the session by playing his San Juan Kayaking Slide Show

Alan Raul followed showing how he used the Sketch feature in Adobe Photoshop to create drawings from some of his seascapes

Doug DePue first showed how he fused several slides together with his scanning program, Powerslide 3650. He then demonstrated the numerous configurations possible for magnifying displayed image with Microsoft's Magnifier, a feature of Windows 10 built-in

Stanford Brown demoed the audio compression program, Switch by NCH Software, using it to compress audio files without noticeable loss of clarity.

Kaye Raul experimented with low angle photography and adding texture to images by creating semi-transparent layers in Adobe Photoshop

John Waller tried out a 10X adjustable neutral density filter, using it to extend the exposure time when shooting. With the longer exposure time, he then tried light painting and wave flattening.

Bob Styerwalt shared high quality photos of Yosemite that he shot in 1967

NEXT MEETING: Sunday, September 13th, 2020@ 2:00 pm
The topic once again is Artistic Growth now Phase Three;
Learn a new skill for use inside or outside the camera and present it to the group. 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 2020 is as follows

   October 11th
   November 8th
   December 13th

See the Links page for tutorials and other resources

Ralph Sutter

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