Lewis Parker welcomed everyone and explained the restructured
meeting, because the February meeting had to be cancelled.
Twenty- eight members and one guest attended last Tuesday’s meeting.
Brighton Digital Archives presented their vision for documenting
images of local barns along with a history of the structures. The call was made
for 10- 12 photographers to volunteer their talents to assist with the project.
A sign up sheet was available, but anyone who missed the meeting can view the
concept at www.vitacollections.ca/brightonarchives. Telephone contacts for
assisting are Catherine at 613-475-1323 or Fletch at 613-475-4427
Mike Gaudaur gave a detailed overview of the club’s website. Emails on new posts
and notices will be sent automatically to those who sign up through the stay
informed button. Although member’s galleries are not functional yet, images can
be loaded to the theme gallery with the club password (lighthouse —– please
do not share the password with non-members). Images should be 800 pixels wide,
no larger than 2Mb, and should have a title. At this time, images can only be
uploaded one at a time.
Depth of Field
Tim Whitehouse gave a short presentation on the mysterious depth of field
complemented with numerous examples. The two must remember points of his talk
were that depth of field is really a “block of sharpness” and that it primarily
controlled by aperture setting. (The larger the number, the greater the block of
Lewis Parker led an interactive critique of all photos on display. Eleven photos
were shown with the theme “ Food for Thought.” Four general critique photos,
four from field trips, and ten others completed member’s submissions. Next month
the theme will be “What Is It”
Finally, the 50-50 draw was won by Sam McKinnel who went home $19.50 richer.
Harry Kranenburg is a great help doing the wrap-ups lately. Thank you!