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June 2021

Mon, 31 May to 6 Jun. Weekly Photo Challenge: Food and Drink. All club members will receive an email with the week’s hyperlink to upload their photos to our club’s Facebook page album. The Photo Challenge is not competitive but rather gives members and visitors an opportunity to challenge yourself with a specific theme and receive helpful, fun, constructive feedback from fellow club members.

Tue, 1 Jun, 7 PM. Lightroom Basics and When to Use Photoshop. Session 4 of 5 covers backup strategies and Photoshop tools that are, well, better suited than Lightroom for specific tasks. Workflow and tools used to edit a portrait will also be covered in this session and the final session. The Zoom class- for currently registered members- can be accessed here; no password required.

Sat, 5 Jun, 6 AM. Helen Balloon Race Field Trip and Anna Ruby Falls Field Trip. Last-minute field trip to see hot-air balloons inflate and lift off. Please note the race begins (balloons lift off) around 7 AM. Call/text Pat Fahey at 4042344157 if you would like to meet up at 6 AM. More event information here. Check your email for the detailed field trip pdf.

After shooting the balloon liftoff, we’re off to Anna Ruby Falls that is less than three miles away.

Note: Chance of rain. Call 706-878-2271 the evening before for the latest weather information.

Tip: July’s competition theme is Waterfalls!

Note: Chance of rain. Call 706-878-2271 the evening before for the latest weather information.

Tip: July’s competition theme is Waterfalls and there are several waterfalls in the immediate area.

Mon, 7 Jun, 7 PM. Monthly Photo Competition: Statues via Zoom. Join us as intermediate and experienced club members compete in the Standard Division categories of Color and Monochrome. Beginner and intermediate members can compete in the Novice Division’s combined categories of Color and Monochrome. Visitors are welcome to join our online Zoom meeting.

Fri, 11 Jun, 8:30 PM. Reschedule to Sat, 12 Jun due to rain. Sunset, Star Trails, and the Milky Way Field Trip. Under the watchful eye of our field trip lead, Ümit Yúksel, youwill have the opportunity to shoot the sunset, star trails, and later in the evening, the Milky Way at Brasstown Bald. We will meet at 8:30 PM on the observation deck for sunset images (sunset is at 20:49 EDT) and 9:30 PM in the parking lot for star trails. Milky Way shoot is later in the evening/early morning. $3 exact change for Brasstown Bald Park parking. If there is inclement weather, the make-up day is Saturday 12 June. View Umit’s detailed evening itinerary/tips here.

Mon, 14 Jun, 7 PM. Lightroom Basics and When to Use Photoshop. Session 5 of 5 covers a recap of LR tools and PS features using images and edit a portrait. Students will be “on the hook” to select the Lightroom and Photoshop tools used to edit the image. The Zoom class- for currently registered members- can be accessed here; no password required.

Sat, 19 Jun, 5 PM. Open-Air Atlanta Beltline and Piedmont Sunset Field Trip. Join Mark Chandler, our field trip leader, for open-air photographic opportunities along Atlanta’s Beltline, Ponce Market, Fourth Ward Skatepark, and sunset city skyline photos in Piedmont Park. More information coming soon. Visitors are welcome to join us.

Mon, 21 Jun, 7 PMMonthly Speaker Presentation: “Wildlife Photography” via Zoom. Our speaker will be David Akoubian. David’s presentation will cover how to photograph wildlife, including what gear he uses, the settings he uses and composition in doing wildlife photography, and setting up a studio in your yard to practice your skills.

Mon, 28 Jun, 3 PM. Deadline for Digital Image Submissions and the required competition form(s) for July’s competition, Waterfalls, via email to: cpsdigital2020@gmail.com. More competition information on all the 2021 themes, rules, and the current competition form can be found here.

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How do I pay? *Pay $40 by Check: Cobb Photographic Society, PO Box 267, Smyrna, GA 30081 *Pay $40 by Check/Cash: Monthly CPS meetings (face-2-face) *Pay $40 by PayPal: PayPal payment to our treasurer: msabernathy@bellsouth.net

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