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2018-2019 Schedule of Presentations and Events

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Programs will take place at the Edward King House, 35 King Street, Newport Rhode Island
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Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7 PM. unless a differnt time is listed.

For more information about the Edward King House, select this link.

                      For a list of participating members , juror's comments and awards, use this link

March 13- Serena Charlebois Presents- “What was old is new, the hand colored image”
This is Serena's signature style, and what she has built her business on. She will speak of the hand-colored portrait and how that has transitioned into her fine art and exhibition work culminating in "the Shape of Beauty” collection and book.

She is certified by the Professional Photographers of America, and has earned both her Master Photographer degree and Photographic Craftsman degree. Serena has received national recognition for her ability to capture emotional and natural portraits of children and their families.  Link for more information about Serena and her work

April Photowalk

April 10th- Deadline for registration for PHOTO 2019

April 10Capturing the Mysteries of The Ancient Ones, Ancestral Puebloans presented by Mike and Tammy Rice
The presentation will showcase images taken over several years from the 4 corners area (Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico). The pictures of the villages and cities of the Ancestral Puebloans range from the five and six-stories height majestic temples to the castle-like fortifications built into the sides of cliffs, only reachable by rock climbing, ropes, and ladders. Their civilization flourished from 100 to 1300 AD. During this time the population in the 4 corners region was actually greater than it is today. Very little is known about these people, hence the mystery.

We were initially drawn from curiosity to explore and document these historic sites, but Ansel Adams work inspired us to try and capture in our images the mysteries of this lost civilization.   Composition, lighting, lens perspective, camera settings, and post-processing techniques will be shown that we used to transform the scenes. Simply, our thought process from capture to print. And, yes I will have prints with me.
Look forward to seeing everyone.

Michael and Tammy Rice

At the close of the program members are expected to take their exhibited images from the room.

May Photowalk

May 8th -June 29th- PHOTO 2019 at the Newport Public Library- details almost complete.

May 8th at the Newport Library the opening reception for PHOTO 2019 followed by

Beyond Photoshop and Lightroom: The Magic of Mike Guertin

Photoshop and Lightroom are great. But if you crave more, this selective
survey of special purpose image editing software might be just what you're
looking for. Mike's 'chaos to composition' approach to making images will
take you to some very strange places indeed.  Check out mixedstreamgraphics.com for Mike's most recent work

Mike continues to push the digital boundaries of creativity and innovation.  It's always exciting to see and hear where he is in his art.

June Photowalk

June 12- Infrared Photography with Laurie Klein 
What does Biomedical photography, studying with Ansel Adams, being a well known Fine Art and Commercial photographer, authoring 3 books on hand coloring and digital infrared, all have in common for Laurie Klein? Well you probably got if from the title,  it is Infrared photography. Come and hear Laurie speak about this excitingly creative medium. 
You will gain an understanding of photographing in the non visible spectrum and how to create breathtaking infrared photographs.

A gifted photographic educator Laurie lectures and teaches infrared photography all over the world.
She coauthor with her son Kyle Klein  Infrared Photography: Artistic Techniques for Brilliant Photography. She also authored Photographing the Female Form with Digital Infrared and Hand Coloring Black and White Photography. She has been sponsored by Fuji Film, Kodak, Rubbermaid, Prismacolor, DSI, White House Color Lab, Lensbaby, Macphun and Kolari Vision. She and Shelley Vandegrift created Infrared Pre-sets for Skylum.

July- picnic-date and time to be determined later

July Photowalk

August Photowalk

Before monthly programs some members have dinner at Griswold's at 103 Bellevue Avenue in Newport. All members are welcomed. Simply show up at about 5:30pm and join the group.

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