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For this meeting we have the pleasure of presenting Dave Dostie. Dave is a local resident and former member of CACC. He has traveled extensively as a paid photographer working for several interests including Maine Life magazine to make beautiful images of the scenes and events he is assigned to cover. Many of you may have seen his photos on Facebook where he publishes his images very often. This should be a chance to find out what it is like to be behind the camera and work as a travel photographer.
A quote from Dave."I was asked to speak at the Capital Area Camera Club tomorrow evening on my experience as a photographer navigating assignment-based work, the techniques & gear I rely on, and my approach to creating images that tell a story whether I’m local or adventuring the world. I’d invite anyone who has an interest in photography to come tomorrow (Tuesday 10/16) @ 7pm at the Viles Arboretum. I plan to hold an interactive presentation and do my best to answer any questions you may have. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned professional; all are welcome!!"
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The meeting Oct 2nd is scheduled to be a "hands on" session on "night photography". Considering my luck with the weather we will have a indoors back up program. The back up program will be a "Question and Answer" session.
So bring your camera and tripod. Also bring your questions.
There will be a discussuion on a photo trip for foliage and a photo trip to Pemaquid Lighthouse for some night astro photography.
We will also be a discussion on a night photo session on Water Street and the Kennebec River.
See you Tuesday.
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The first meeting of the 2018-2019 meeting season is Sept. 4th. The main feature of the evening is a members slide presentation of "What I did this summer". This is open to the public. The doors open at 6:30 for a meet and greet followed by the regular meeting at 7:00. Join us at Viles Arboretum 153 Hospital Street Augusta.
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Using Infrared to Interpret the Subject There is a certain mystery that comes through with Infrared that is not found with color or traditional black and white.
Ron speaks at the Capital Area Camera Club on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 7:00pm.
"For me, the beauty of photography is in the interpretation of subject matter, not in the attempt at representing the 'reality' of subject matter, an impossible goal. My photographs are an attempt to understand the process of creation. They represent a personal search for answers to which the questions as well as the answers are wordless. I regard photography not just as a way of seeing but as a way of living, a search or an exploration."
Please note, the meeting normally scheduled for Sept 18th has been rescheduled to Sept 25th to accomodate Ron's presentation.
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The flowering trees in the Arboretum are in full bloom. The "Rock Garden" is staring to show some activity. With the Memorial day weekend next week perhaps we should plan on having our "field trip" June 2nd. Meet at 9AM at Viles Arboretum for a walk through the Hostra path to the "Rock Garden" and on for a walk through the woods.
Bring your camera and maybe a tripod and plenty of insect repellant.
This will give you a chance to photograph flowers and practice your macro photography.
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