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Resumé of Previous DIG Meetings
2010
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  Tuesday 7 December 2010
Attendance : 16 members
News :
  • The photography subjects for our 2011 DIG meetings will be:

    1 February - Letters or Numbers
    1 March - People and Nature
    5 April - Autumn
    3 May - Free Choice
    7 June - Unusual Object/Sign
    5 July - A is for ...
    2 August - Toilets
    6 September - Free Choice
    4 October - Twisted
    1 November - Stairs
    6 December - Wildlife
Presentation :
  • Geoff Turton presented a summary of the book "Criticising Photographs" by Terry Barrett.
  • Geoff's presentation included reference to the webpage "Photo Contest Guide to Judging Criteria".
  • The award-winning entries from the 2010 ASCCA Digital Photography Competition were shown.
Activity :
  • "Letters and Numbers" is the subject for photos to be presented at our DIG meeting on 1 February 2011.
Members' Photos :

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  Tuesday 2 November 2010
Attendance : 11
Presentation :
  • Ian Chesterfield distributed an informative paper entitled "NSW Photography Rights and Legal Issues." A copy of the paper is available as a zip file at "NSW Photo Rights".
  • DIG members' entries in the 2010 ASCCA Photo Story Video Competition were displayed.
Activity :
  • The subject for December photos is "Australian Flora."
Members' Photos :
  • The subject "A Touch of Red" resulted in an interesting selection of photos from 14 members.

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  Tuesday 5 October 2010
Attendance : 18
News :
  • Members are asked to submit their suggestions for photo subjects in 2011 at the November meeting.
Presentation :
  • Geoff Turton presented a selection of photos from his recent travels, including some panoramas processed in-camera (Sony DSC-WX1).
Activity :
  • Members will be searching for a "A Touch of Red" in their photos for our November meeting.
Members' Photos :
  • 16 members presented a good selection of photos on the subject "Sunrise or Sunset".

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  Tuesday 7 September 2010
Attendance : 12
Activity :
  • "Sunrise or Sunset" is the subject for photos to be presented at our DIG meeting on 5 October 2010.
Members' Photos :
  • 10 members accepted the challenge to present their photos featuring "Kitchen Utensils".

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  Tuesday 3 August 2010
Attendance : 26
Presentations :
  • Marilyn Richardson demonstrated a program called "Morpheus Photo Morpher", which enables the user to change from one shape to another (eg: faces) using computer animation, with some entertaining results.
    "FotoMorph" is a freeware program that performs similar functions.
Activity :
  • "Kitchen Utensils" is the subject for photos to be presented at our DIG meeting on 7 September 2010.
Members' Photos :
  • 21 members presented an interesting collection of photos featuring "Rocks".

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  Tuesday 6 July 2010
Attendance : 16
Presentations :
  • Joyce Pickup demonstrated the impressive panorama feature available in her new Sony DSC-W370 digital camera.
  • Geoff Turton demonstrated how "Duplicate Cleaner" can be used to find and delete duplicate image files on your computer.
  • Barry Porter described some of the more advanced camera features he uses in his digital photography.
Activity :
  • DIG members will be looking to photograph "Rocks" for next meeting
Members' Photos :
  • 13 members contributed their photos featuring "Feet/Shoes".

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  Tuesday 1 June 2010
Attendance : 18
News :
  • Marilyn Richardson suggested that the following web sites are good sources of free music for people preparing entries in ASCCA's 2010 Photo Story Video Competition:
    www.freeplaymusic.com and
    www.freesound.org.
  • A reminder that entries in the ASCCA 2010 Digital Photography and Photo Story Video Competitions must be delivered to Ian Chesterfield by 3 August 2010, in order to meet the closing date for both competitions on 30 August 2010.
Presentation :
  • Geoff Turton demonstrated how he uses PhotoScape to process members'photos for inclusion in the Club's web site.
Activity :
  • Members will be looking to photograph "Feet/Shoes" for our July meeting.
Members' Photos :
  • 20 members presented photos of "Seascapes".

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  Tuesday 4 May 2010
Attendance : 20
News :
  • Competition details and entry forms for the 2010 ASCCA Digital Photography and Photo Story Video Competitions are now available from ASCCA's website.
  • Entries must be delivered to Ian Chesterfield by 3 August 2010, in order to meet the closing date for both competitions on 30 August 2010.
Presentation :
  • Margaret Barnett showed us how to use Photo Story 3 to transform our digital images into a video presentation.
Activity :
  • Members will capture "Seascapes" for our June meeting.
Members' Photos :
  • Photos featuring "Shadows" were presented by 18 members..

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  Tuesday 6 April 2010
Attendance : 18
Presentation :
  • Ian Chesterfield demonstrated features of the freeware program PhotoWipe, which can be used to easily remove minor blemishes from digital images. This program is available at www.hanovsolutions.com.
  • Geoff Turton gave a short presentation on different image file types and when to use them.
Activity :
  • "Shadows" is the subject for photos to be presented at our May meeting.
Members' Photos :
  • 16 members presented an interesting selection of "Trees" photos.

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  Tuesday 2 March 2010
Attendance : 21
Presentation :
  • Geoff Turton used PhotoScape to demonstrate a method to increase the size of an image by resizing upwards in a series of 10% increments.
Activity :
  • Photos for our March meeting will feature "Trees".
Members' Photos :

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  Tuesday 2 February 2010
Attendance : 24
Presentation :
  • The award-winning entries in the 2009 ASCCA Digital Photography and PhotoStory competitions were shown.
Activity :
  • The photo theme for our March meeting will be "Pet/Animal".
Members' Photos :

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