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 Months Program Notes


Digital Photography Special Interest Group

FastStone Image Viewer Creating Quick and Easy Slide Shows Since we are all restricted from travel and avoiding crowds, I will ZOOM this presentation. You can watch it in the comfort of your home. In order to access the presentation, you will need to copy this link - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83842341394 to your browser and then press enter. We will begin the presentation beginning at 7 PM May 26, 2020

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

FastStone is a free program and easy to get. If you want to try it out, go to Ninite.com. In the Imaging column select FastStone then click GET YOUR NINITE. Allow your computer to download the program. After it downloads, open FastStone. At the top of the page click on help. Click on Download Tutorial. If you chose, save it to your computer. Two Ways To Create A Slide Show 1 – Quick and easy – capture some pictures on your computer and quickly show a slide show of them to your friends. 2 – Quick and easy with extra controls that allow you to save and share it. We will go through the steps of creating the slideshow, adding music, setting transitions, letting it play automatically or with the click of the mouse and lots more. Photo Contest – Everyone enjoys our photo contests and we still can! The photo contest topic for May is automobiles. Search your archives or get out and take some new shots. Send your picture to joedietz@aol.com no later than May 25, 2020. Imediately after the ZOOM meeting, send the number of your favorite picture to me at joedietz@aol.com. Put Photo Contest in the subject line. I will announce the winner soon after I tally the results. We look forward to seeing you on ZOOM at 7 PM at CKCS. Join us May 25, 2020 at CKCS. Invite a friend. Joe

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Thanks for all your support!

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Photo of the month Competition

Here are the new topics for 2020 photo contests.
February – Storm Clouds: March - Crafters at Work: April - Lexington Architecture: May - Automobiles: June - State Parks: July – (3 Hard copy) Black and White, Fishing, Flower Macros: August - Moods: September -Beach Themed Pictures: : October – Fences ; 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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