Digital Photography SIG
This SIG meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7.p.m.
Taking pictures has never been easier. Make use of your Virtual Darkroom and join us!
We play with digital photos from cameras or film scanners. We try to improve them with good software,
and then display them either in print or on screen. It's lots of fun and we all learn together!

SIG Leader: Joe Dietz
joedietz@aol.com

This Month's Web Page and Program Notes


Digital Photography Special Interest Group

Let's Talk Adobe with Chris Bryant

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Most of you have heard about (and maybe use) Adobe Photoshop. An extension to Photoshop is Adobe Illustrator. Adobe Ilustrator is graphic-driven software used primarily for creating vector graphics. Developed alongside with Adobe Photoshop as a companion product, Adobe Illustrator is used for creating logos, graphics, cartoons and fonts for the photo-realistic layouts of Adobe Photoshop.

Christopher Bryant is a local educator at Lafayette High School where he teaches classes tailored toward the graphic arts. He has obtained three degrees from the University of Kentucky which includes his bachelors in Arts and Arts Education as well as his Masters in Education. Christopher has been an active artist in the digital community outside of teaching. Previously, he has showcased a variety of work throughout the community, photographed for various private clients, created album and poster art for local musicians, and is currently working with a well renown top designer.

Chris has been asked to share his knowledge about industry standard programs in an everchanging digital work environment. His skill and knowledge of the Adobe programs have helped him as well as former students to compete with other modern designers. His goal for today is to share his knowledge of these advanced programs and break the stereotypes associated with their difficulty and complexity.

Our photo contest this month will be "In Need of Repair". Come up with an innovative picture and email it to joedietz@aol.com no later than August 27, 2018.

Hope to see you at CKCS on August 28 at 7 PM. Bring a friend.

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Thanks for all your support!

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Photo of the month Competition

Here are the new topics for 2018.
Photo Contest Topics for 2018 January - Ice; February - Stairways; March - Transportation; April - Abstracts; May - Stone Work; June - Insects;, July (3 topics - Hard Copy entry) – Fog - National/State Parks - Funny Signs; August - In need of Repair; September - Rust; October - Silos; November - Composites; December - No meeting - Have a great holiday season! .

Guidelines for our Photo-of-the-Month competition

All members of CKCS can submit one photo each to our Photo-of-the-Month competition.
2. No photo that has already won a prize at one of our competitions can be re-submitted. That includes our ”Hall-of-Fame” Exhibits.
3. The photos will be submitted to the SIG leader at least a day before the SIG meeting. The names of the photographer will not be known to the voters until after the vote has taken place. The SIG Leader who knows the names will be excluded from voting.
4. Every member present at the meeting votes for only one photo.

1. See you there! .


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