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May 19, 2016 "Scenic City International Photo Exhibition Winning Images”

The presentation for the May PSC meeting will be on the Scenic City International Photo Exhibition (SCIPE) winning images. Several PSC members have images that were accepted to this exhibition, and one received an Honorable Mention in it. The topics this year were: Color Open and Color Creative (altered reality). There were 1,364 images submitted from 37 countries in this year's SCIPE. Pat Gordy and Myra Reneau co-chaired SCIPE 2016, and they will be present to answer any questions you might have about this PSC sponsored and Photographic Society of America recognized event.

For more information click HERE

Location: MAP

St John United Methodist Church, 3921 Murray Hills Dr,
Chattanooga, TN 37416
Boot Camp starts at 6:00 PM

Program starts at 7:00 PM



Dec. 3-4, 2016 Mike Moats


We're pleased to announce that Mike Moats is bringing his extremely popular Macro Boot Camp to Chattanooga. Mike is an award winning, frequently published, professional Macro Photographer located in Michigan. Mike is a member of the Fuji Pro Talent Team and a Tamron Image Master. He's been presenting his Macro Workshops since 2006.


Details on the Macro Boot Camp in Chattanooga and a link where you can register.

Macro Boot Camp

Fairfield Inn & Suites
1453 N Mack Smith Rd
East Ridge, TN

December 3rd, 4th, 2016
Cost $199
You can register at www.macrostoreonline.com
The "MACRO BOOT CAMPS" are two days of in depth learning, fun, and entertainment. You will need a camera, macro lens, tripod, as you will be shooting in the classroom. It is for the beginner to the intermediate photographer wanting to learn more about the macro world in nature.
Times for the Macro Boot Camps,
Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 9:00am – 2:00pm
Covered in the Macro Boot Camp:
The Best, Cameras / Lenses / Tripods / Heads / Accessories.
Controlling light with diffusers and reflectors, and LED lights / working with natural lighting
Camera functions for Macro
How to control depth of field with f/stops / macro and ISO / focus stacking with Helicon Focus
Learn how to compose properly / finding character in nature / elements of design / textures
contrast / lines / light / visual weight / learning to work camera angles for blurred backgrounds / Two Subject Compositions / What not to do when composing.
Finding Subjects
Learn when, where, and how when looking for subjects throughout the four seasons.
How to shoot macro indoors.
Post Processing
Learn how to process images with Photoshop.
Enhancing images using Nik Software's Color Efex Pro / Viveza 2 and Topaz.
Image Critiques
Learn what images sell best and wins in photo contests.
Understanding what people think when viewing your images.
Macro on the internet.
Bring your camera, lens, and tripod. We'll have tons of cool stuff to shoot.


To see the upcoming PSC field trips, click HERE.  If you have suggestions of places to go, tell Bruce Tatum, Field Trip Committee Chair.