Posts by MWC

June and July Events!

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Meeting Details, Workshops | Comments Off on June and July Events!

Hi Mamas, This is a reminder that our free monthly meet up this month will be June 16th, 6:30pm at Golden Gardens. Let’s go enjoy the outdoors! Bring your DSLR camera and get some hands-on practice on the beach at Golden Gardens! We’ll meet at the bathhouse and walk to the beach from there. This is a great opportunity to shoot and practice in the ever-changing summer light. Let us know if you are bringing a little one with you, we’d love to have a few models! UPCOMING WORKSHOPS: -On June 28th, take the next LEAP in your photography and join our well-loved Manual (M)...

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April 28th Meetup: Rock your Camera Phone! May 3rd Photo Exhibit, and the next Intro Workshop!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Meeting Details, Workshops | Comments Off on April 28th Meetup: Rock your Camera Phone! May 3rd Photo Exhibit, and the next Intro Workshop!

Hi Mamas! We are so excited for our next meetup coming up on Monday, April 28th at Mosaic Coffeehouse in Wallingford (6:30-8:30pm) Let’s face it, we don’t always have our “fancy cameras” on hand when we need them! Sometimes we are so weighed down with kids and gear that all we have are our camera phones. Camera phones can be a great way to have a small moment of creativity in a busy day! Come to our April Meetup where Cecile Tinder of Ava Kai Photography will be presenting on ways to harness the power of your camera phone (iPhone or Android) and Instagram to get more beautiful,...

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April Photo Challenge(s), and upcoming dates!

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Assignments, Meeting Notes, Workshops | Comments Off on April Photo Challenge(s), and upcoming dates!

Hi Mamas! We had so much fun at last night’s meet up with Nicole from Orange Anchor Photography on the subject of COLOR! The big take away, you don’t TAKE photos with color, you make them! You do this by thinking about the location and coordinating the colors and accessories on your subject to be at the opposite end of the color wheel from your back drop (aka a magneta dress against green grass). Use a color wheel to determine contrast.   Vivid color in photos is achieved by being thoughtful about the backdrop and outfit coordination, but also about being intentional about...

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March Meetup: Fun With Color!

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 in Meeting Details | Comments Off on March Meetup: Fun With Color!

Hi Mamas, Join us for our March Meetup on Monday March 24th where we’ll be treated to a presentation by Nicole Bichsel of Orange Anchor Photography that is all about bringing vibrant color to your family photos! Take a look at her website and you will see that her portfolio is filled with gorgeous family photos that are positively EXPLODING with radiant color! She will share her tips and tricks from everything from clothing and scene choice to final editing touches to get her signature colorful look! Also don’t forget to bring your “golden hour” photo assignment...

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January Meetup: Creative Backgrounds with Melissa Timme!

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Meeting Details | Comments Off on January Meetup: Creative Backgrounds with Melissa Timme!

Hi Mamas, Join us for our first Monday Night Meetup of the year with our special guest speaker, Melissa Timme of Timme Photo! She is the newly crowned winner of the 2014 Red Tricycle Totally Awesome Photographer Award. Backgrounds can make or break our photos. Melissa is going to show us how to create fun, affordable backgrounds for your photos using simple tools like wrapping paper, fabric, or even how to create a dramatic black background using just your shoe mount flash! We’re excited to hear her creative ideas! If you’ve taken any photos or bought any gear recently that...

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