Picnic Photos 3 Replies

Please post or email to me photos of members from the Sunday picnic so I can use them in the newsletter. I would like the photos to contain more than one member/guest.ThanksmargieContinue

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NSig Meeting for Thursday, May 7th 2 Replies

Hi All,     I am sure that all of you have heard of the tragic accident which resulted in the death of Lieutenant Eric Eslary early Tuesday morning.   As a family member of a police officer who passed away during his tenure as an officer, I know…Continue

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Tomorrow (26 April 2015) is World-Wide Pinhole Photography Day

I'm hoping to get out with my pinhole camera(s) tomorrow, though I don't know exactly where, yet.  If anyone else wants to go, I do have an extra 4x5 pinhole.  More info on Pinhole Day - …Continue

Started by Elizabeth King in Sample Title Apr 25.

E Mail Scam

There's an email going around to photographers asking to portrait work following an event in June.  The subject line is PHOTOGRAPHER and it's sent by someone named Rachelle Halaska.  I google the name and came up with some other email scams.  The…Continue

Started by Carole Moyer in Sample Title Apr 21.

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WPS Spring Picnic

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Connemaugh Dam Site Recreation Area

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"Ann, there was only the natural light for the source. This was in my neighbors yard. LOL"
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"This is a white Clematis. I was using a macro lens. f/8,1/100 sec, ISO 1600. I used photoshop to get the Vignette Effect (black). I like to add my own touch to what I photograph. It might be a little unorthodox, but I like the results. That is the…"
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"Hi Bobbie, What Ann said, plus... I enjoy your capture and use of symmetry in this photo and how the vignetting into the square shot continues the bullseye effect. We see a lot of different layers of color, light, and focus as we come out from the…"

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