PHOTO CLUB NEWS
Sound Exposure meeting dates for 2009 Gallery Change out Dates for 2009
Jun 24th- Digital 6/07/09
Jul 22nd – Slides 7/12/09
Aug 26th – Digital 8/09/09
Sep 23rd- Print 9/13/09
Oct 28th – Slides 10/11/09
Nov 25th – Digital Matthew Ahola
Dec Xmas Party 253-389-7604
Jan 2010, Wed. 27th
At 7:30 PM PLEASE NOTE IMPORTANT ALSO
at the Gig Harbor Library SEE NOTE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE
June 24th will be our Digital meeting, all images
need to be sent to Roy Burnett no later than
June 20th: Send your files to 13005 Pt.
Richmond Dr. NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332, or
email the images to firstname.lastname@example.org.
FIELD TRIP INFORMATION FOR JUNE
It will be on June 13, 2009 at 10 AM at the Rhododendron and Bonsai Gardens in Federal Way,
General Admission ---$5.00
Seniors (65+) -----------$3.00
Here are directions for those that don't know where this is. The Gardens are located to the west of the
Weyerhaeuser Corporate Building.
Take I-5 North to Hwy 18 East Exit Hwy 18 East at Weyerhaeuser Way Go left (North) over HWy 18 and
continue on Weyerhaeuser Way to Weyerhaeuser Corporate Headquarters Road on left (West).
Follow signs marked Rhododendron and Bonsai Gardens.
Park in Garden Visitor Parking Lot.
For those that would like to Caravan, I will be leaving the Kimbrill Park'n'Ride, Gig Harbor, at 9:15 and will
leave the 6th Avenue Park'n'Ride at 9:30 These gardens are not just Rhododendrons.
There are hundreds of different types of flowers and settings.
FOR SALE OR FREE BY MEMBERS
Cannon EF 70-200mm f2.8 L Lens Mary Westerback has
It is Excellent “+” condition and following items for sale:
comes with caps, shade, bag, and Canon 70-300 DO IS Lens
box. The lens hood has been (hardly used) $700
A very strudy Bogen-Manfrotto
modified so you can turn a
Tripod 3021 with Bogen Head
polarizing filter without taking the 410 (Retail $444) --- price for
hood off. $950.00 Contact Jim both $200
Palmer at email@example.com Pentax One Degree Spot Meter
Have a friend with lots of large Support our Local Photo & Print:
format gear (4 x 5) (8 x 10) Retailers:
Please call 360-613-5128 Robi‟s Camera Center and Quick-
If anyone in the club who owns a If anyone in the club who owns 10015 Gravelly Lake Dr. SW
Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D or a a Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D Lakewood, WA 253-584-0210
EOS Canon Rebel XS/1000D please or a EOS Canon Rebel
let me know. Because I have a DVD XS/1000D please let me know.
training guide for you. Doug Because I have a DVD training Photo Pro Imaging Center
firstname.lastname@example.org guide for you. Doug 6876 Kimball Dr., Gig Harbor, WA
Calibrate your monitor 851-3582
with COLOPLUS from Pantone
"ColorVision". This can be used on Kimball Espresso & Gallery
either an LCD or CRT monitor. The 6950 Kimball Dr., Gig Harbor, WA
package includes the 858-2625
calibrating software, plus Adobe
Photoshop Album, and the Framer‟s Workshop
calibrating sensor. All of this in the A CUSTOM FRAM SHOP
original box, asking price of $40. The See Dean Everett At 6940
reason I am sell this package is Kimball DR., Gig Harbor, WA 253-
because my wife bought me the 858-1624
Spyder 2 Suite for Christmas and I do
not need two calibrating programs.
4515 N Pearl St., Tacoma, 253-212-
You can call me at 253-579-8365 or 2176
email me at email@example.com Donna's Photo Restore & More,
Spring Is Here
Board Member’s Contact List
Sound Exposure Photo Club
President: Brian Page April 2009 Treasurers Report
CHECKING: 04-01-09 to 04-30-09
Beginning Balance: $1,064.55
Chairperson: Roy Burnett Deposit: $ 0.00
Email firstname.lastname@example.org Debits: ($ 72.00)
Ending Balance: $ 992.55
Treasurer: Doug Sala
Email email@example.com Credits:
Sub Total: $ 0.00
Editor: Joe Miller Debits:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org Northwest Camera Council – Dues $ 20.00
Phone 253-267-6800 Borders – Door prize $ 12.00
Matthew Ahola $ 40.00
Secretary: NEED A VOLUNTEER Sub Total: $ 72.00
Field Trip Coordinator Jim Palmer SAVINGS: 01-2009 to 03-2009
Email: jimapal@)yahoo.com Beginning Balance: $1,493.83
Deposit: $ 140.00
Debits: ($ 0.00)
Scavenger Hal Pearson Interest: $ 1.31
Hunt: Email email@example.com Ending Balance: $1,635.14
Gallery:Matthew Ahola TOTAL CHECKING & SAVINGS
Email firstname.lastname@example.org Checking $ 992.55
Web Master: A. J. Montgomery Grand Total: $2,627.69
Projectionist: Lional Kam
Refreshments Chris Schutz
Washington State History Museum at 1911 On the JUNE 27th the Washington State
Pacific Avenue has Noted regional historian, History Museum at 1911 Pacific Avenue will
Paul Dorpat, in collaboration with photographer have the following on exhibit.
Jean Sherrard, has created a state wide version Fast Moving Water: The Hoh River Story
of his popular „Then and Now‟ photo feature in
The Seattle Times. Washington Then & Now Acclaimed nature photographer, Keith Lazelle,
compares and contrast historic photographs of has captured the beauty of the Hoh River, one of
state locations with contemporary photographs. only a few virtually intact rivers in the
This is the largest visual analysis ever done on contiguous United States, in Fast Moving Water:
Washington. Guests will witness the many ways The Hoh River Story. Explore the rich history
humans have left their mark on our state. This and cultural significance of this ecosystem,
exhibit until June 11th including efforts to protect and preserve it.
Molly O‟Brien, formally of Photo Pro, has opened American Frame Corporation
her own shop. The shop is Kincora Photo @ 4515 N Pearl
St., Tacoma. It is on the corner of 46 St and Pearl. Across This is a reminder to you folks our club
form Bargain World. She will process film and digital is a member of the The Alliance
images. Phone 253-212-2176, fax 253-212 2189. Program with American Frame
Corporation. AFC will contribute 5%
Also Donna of Photo Pro has started her business of every purchase you make to our club.
called DONNA‟S Photo Restore & More. Phone 253-509- So the next time you order from AFC
4068, E-mail let them know you are a member of The
Alliance Program with Sound Exposure
email@example.com. Hope this will help out some of the Photo Club. Help yourself to a free
members wanting to know where to go for printing.
catalog (you will find them on the back
Want a FREE program that you can add notes to your tables), their pricing will be hard to
DIGITAL photos? beat. AFC is also offering free custom
cut or uncut mat boards with a
purchase of a metal frame. Go to
Try a FREE program called JCap. It lets you add information to
www.americanframe.com for more
your pictures. You can put keywords and even captions to your
exciting information and details. Thank
pictures. Let future viewers see information about your photos. It you for those who have made purchases
simply associates them with a plain text file. You can also search with AFC. Every dollar you spend
for photos by your descriptions, keywords and captions. This helps the club.
makes massive photo collections easy to use. This program is for
Windows and Mac users
Go to http://flagrantdisregard.com/jcap/index.php
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR CANON CAMERA OWNERS
Canon will clean the mirror boxes on the EOS-1D Mark III A FREE and quick way to resize a lot of
and EOS-1Ds Mark III digital SLR cameras for free
because of an oil-spotting JPEG images at one time.
problem on the low pass filter surface. Have you ever wanted to resize a lot of
photos at one time so you could share them
In a service notice, Canon notes, "We have discovered that
by email or put them on a CD?
images taken by some EOS-1D Mark IIImand EOS-1Ds
Mark III digital SLR cameras may exhibit ring-shaped
spots.... These ring-shaped spots are the images of oil Here‟s a FREE program that can do it for
lubricant on the surface of the low pass filter (LPF), which you. Try Fast Image Resizer.. It's a fast way
is located in front of the CMOS sensor. This oil is used to resize multiple images. Simply specify the
inside the Mirror Box to lubricate some of the camera's size and JPEG quality you'd like. Then drag
moving parts. If the oil is applied too liberally when the
your files from Windows Explorer to the
camera is manufactured, it can become scattered onto the
surface of the LPF through normal camera operation." program.
If you've experienced this oil spotting or have seen oil on the
surface of the back side of the mirror, contact Canon's In seconds, you'll have resized images. How
Customer Support Center. It will arrange free cleaning of easy is that? It will only work with JPEGs
the mirror box. images.
Canon U.S.A., Inc. Customer Support Center: 800-828-4040 Go to adionsoft.net and download it.
The Washington State Historical Society is Wildlife Photography, Todd Cheney
accepting digital photography submissions for
Four Points of Washington State. Each Hello fellow photographers
submission is to consist of a set of four different My friend and camera repair man, Todd Cheney,
thought you were someone who might appreciate
views, all taken from the same location. Accepted
getting this email and my monthly email updates.
submissions will be on display starting in Our newsletters include information on wildlife
September in the Four Points on-line gallery at photography, my photographs and upcoming tours
WashingtonHistory.org. and photo workshops. My wife Angie and I lead
wildlife photography tours to Ecuador (her
Entries must be submitted before August 1. As homeland) and other countries and workshops here
contemporary examples of digital photography, in the US. If you would like to take a look at our
images should be taken no earlier than January 1, website, its www.trogontours.net . Below is our last
2009. Each image should be at least 4" x 6" at 300 email and link to our newsletter. Feel free to forward
dpi resolution in uncompressed TIFF or JPEG this email to others you know who may be interested
in wildlife photography or birds. If you would like to
file formats. All accepted submissions become the
be removed from this list, please let us know.
property of the Washington State Historical Best,
Society, with no restrictions on usage. Each image Nate Chappell
displayed in the on-line gallery will be credited to Hi friends,
its photographer. Images with rights restrictions
will not be accepted. The Society does not pay any Our April newsletter features information on
fees for images received as part of the Four Points photographing hummingbirds with one flash,
project, and reserves the right to reject any including photos from Arizona and Ecuador. Take a
content deemed unsuitable for our public look at www.trogontours.net/april2009 .
audiences or not in keeping with the Four Points
We still have room on all of our current workshops
and tours, I will give a brief update on each of them
For more information, please contact Fred
Poyner IV, digital assets manager, at Ecuador, August 1-12, 2009, This is a spectacular
tour covering the eastern slope of the Andes
(253) 798-5911, firstname.lastname@example.org Mountains and the western edge of the Amazon
basin. We have 2 commitments and several people
that I am waiting to hear from. I need to have my
_______________________________________ lodge reservations in by May 15th, so if you are
Dear Members; interested please contact us before then. I have
dropped the price of this tour from $3,100 to $2,900,
We have a problem with our scheduled the single supplement is $400. A few people have
meeting set for June 24th. Janet is going inquired about only going for one week because of
work commitments. I am making this available as an
to see if Tuesday, the 23rd, or Thursday the option. It would be from August 1-8, 2009 and the
25th, is open. All of the other Wednesday price would be $2,100, $100 single
evenings this month are booked, except for supplement. Please see
Wednesday the 10th. I will let you know as www.trogontours.net/ecuador2 for details.
soon as I hear back from Janet, hopefully we
Our tours and workshops are a lot of fun and
will get our future meetings straightened out. educational. Feel free to give us a call at 253-512-
1060 or email us at email@example.com with
I sent you a message the other day with Roy's any questions you may have.
Postal address; please have your digital Good photography and birding to everyone,
Nate and Angie Chappell
images ready for Roy as soon as you can.
Have a great day.