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

Drop Box Cloud Storage

February 28, 2017

We are using digital photography more and more. And that means taking more and more pictures. And that takes more and more space on our computers or possibly in the CLOUD. So what is the Cloud? The Cloud is an enormous storage space, whether you are using iCloud drive, One drive, Dropbox or any of the numerous cloud storage sites. This month we will take a look at one of the storage cloud sites - Dropbox. Dropbox was one of the early cloud storage sites and is still well respected. We will take a look at how to sign up, how to transfer pictures, how to share pictures with others, and at some of the costs associated with it. Dropbox will also store your documents. I will also revisit www.Lynda.com – an on-line learning center. Folks from the library showed CKCS how to use it at one of our recent Tech Nights. This can be costly but is free if you have a membership with the Lexington Public Library. I will demonstrate the steps to view different learning programs – including Dropbox. If you go to their site, you can have a free 10 day learning session. .

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Photo contest info. This month’s photo contest is about “EYES”. Check out your photos for some good eye shots or grab your camera and take a selfie. Eye would expect to see some good photos come out of this contest. Submit your photo to joedietz@aol.com no later than February 27, 2017.

Thanks for all your support!See you at 7 PM

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Photo of the month Competition

Here are the new topics for 2017.
January - Porches: February - Eyes: March - Bottles/Broken Glass; April - Disappearing professions; May - Hats; June - Close up; July - Annual Photo Contest (1) People at Work, (2) Church Windows, (3) Back Alleys; August - Arches; September - Machine Parts; October - Curves; November - Autumn; 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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