assignment that is guaranteed to stretch the old brain cells! We're going to try out some
one word interpretive assignments, to stretch everyone's creative
muscles even more. Using all the techniques we've learned, design your
own theme for the subject!
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SIG Meeting, November 21, 2006 - meeting notes:
As usual, the DIGICAMers had a great time at their meeting on
Tuesday November 21. The viewing of our assignment, COLOR, was very
I vaguely remember a fifth grade effort to mix blue and some other
color to make a green color. Well, all the color mixing and various
color schemes were explained very well in Ken Parsons' DVD
presentation I will call COLOR 101. Even grey scale info was
discussed. Well done, Ken!
Ben Luna's showed, au-natural, colors by photographing many
Bill Draper also used flowers/orchids to show colors. He also
photographed some beautifully colored sunsets.
John Hoffmann used the American flag to show red, white, and blue
colors. He also showed color for fun (coloring book) and color to
Bruce Switalla used many different items to show colors. Included
were cereal, embroideries, spider webs (lack of color), tattoos, and
berries. Lots of color/colors there.
DB Kline photographed some beautiful purple orchids. He then faded
colors using a sepia effect.
Drew Jacobs showed some outstanding colors via Indian regalia. She
got a great yellow from a corn cob - being eaten, of course.
Patty Beasley also showed pictures of some beautiful Indian
costumes. Then there was a leather hid adorned with beautiful
colored decorations. Colors were also shown via portraits. Of
course, Patty called upon "her" laboratory setting to show how
colorful some of the sea urchins can be.
More colors were brought out in sunsets and various butterfly
pictures - really a variety of subjects and setups to get the color
Following all the color show there was the not so colorful sharing
of attendee's experiences with their DSLR cameras. Info was shared
for Nikon (John), Olympia, (Ben), Canon (Bruce and Ray Owens). We
will continue this sharing/instruction in our January meeting.
As usual, there will be no December meeting. However, continue to
take lots of pictures. The December assignment subject is
See you in January and have a Merry Christmas!
For the scribe . . .