The Lens of Adam Jones Workshop: Oct. 27, 2020

  • 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020
  • Register online via Zoom, free, open to Fort Worth Camera Club participants and generously shared by Dallas Camera Club and Canon USA
  • Through the Lens of Adam Jones

Adam Jones 400x500Adam Jones is an internationally recognized nature, travel and wildlife photographer who joined the Canon USA Explorers of Light program in 2006. This group of 60-plus photographers share their vision and support the photography industry at workshops around the world.

Adam’s presentations respond to questions from participants, who usually ask about:

  • HDR that looks real
  • Focus stacking for unlimited depth of field
  • Macro techniques
  • Telephoto techniques for wildlife
  • Full and fill flash
  • Workflow
  • High ISO noise reduction
  • Camera setup
  • Composition and lighting

Adam’s award-winning photography is widely published and featured in national advertising campaigns for clients such as Canon, Ford, Eddie Bauer, Miller Beer and Honda. He is represented by Getty Images, Photo Researchers and Danita Delimont Stock Photography.

Cell Phones plus Lightroom Tips Workshop: Helpful Links

Missed this workshop? Find Susan’s cellphone to Windows 10 tips: PDF Helpful Links Cell Phone Workshop.

  • 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 (Rescheduled from Aug. 18)
  • Online via Zoom; login with one-time Meeting ID: 881 7590 6415  and Passcode: 673309 
  • Download Images from Your Phone for Easy Processing, presented by Susan Taylor, followed by Lightroom Q&A with Robert Chura
  • Above, Little Brown Jug, an award winner by Susan.

Susan, an Apple Store representative, is familiar with both iPhones and Android models. Robert, one of the club’s Master photograpers, uses Lightroom to process his award winning images.

Susan will offer tips for transferring phone images to a computer as quickly and easily as possible so that they can be processed using Lightroom, Photoshop and other programs.

Robert, who regularly provides Lightroom workshops for the club, will answer questions and share tips for using the software.

If you have a question about phone photography or Lightroom, join us on Zoom and bring it to the discussion.  All are invited to ask questions and to share a favorite technique or trick to make Lightroom more productive.

In-Person Meetings Cancelled

Updated Aug. 4, 2020

  • In-person meetings are cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns.
  • Join us via Zoom for programs, competition review and workshops. The Fort Worth Camera Club Officers and Board of Directors has made online presentations open to the public, as were our in-person events.
  • Check this website and Facebook for login information and topics.

Updated May 11, 2020

  • In-person Club meetings will be cancelled until at least September. UNTHSC is not yet open for public meetings.
  • Club workshops will be conducted on Zoom starting in June with Robert Chura as the first presenter. He will explain his image planning and processing steps. Robert is a Master photographer, regular award winner and a long-time Club member.
  • We hope to host programs online and schedule outings in small groups with social distancing. Please check this website and Facebook regularly.
  • We hope you will continue to participate in online activities, and we hope you are safely able to enjoy making photos at home and outdoors.
  • We look forward to seeing you online!

 Published March 11, 2020

Our regularly scheduled March 19, April and May meetings at UNTHSC have been cancelled due to concerns about COVID-19, the novel corona virus.

We meet at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, which has closed its public meeting rooms through the end of May to help protect its campus and students, and the many community members who use its facilities.

Medical professionals and the Centers for Disease Control recommend that we avoid gatherings and groups to help manage the virus. About 100 people regularly attend our first and third Thursday meetings.

These monthly meetings at UNTHSC are cancelled:

  • March 19
  • April 2
  • April 16
  • April 28 workshop
  • May 7
  • May 21

Please follow us on Facebook and this website for updated information about club activities. We will provide additional information about outings not at UNTHSC, competition, programs and future events on these sites and by email. Thank you for your membership and your understanding.

We encourage you to consult with your health care provider and follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and its experts in the study, treatment and prevention of viral illness. Here are tips:

  • If you feel ill, have a cough or shortness of breath, stay home and contact your medical provider.
  • If you think you may have been exposed to the corona virus, stay home and contact your medical provider.
  • Avoid large gatherings and groups of people.
  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow, not your hands.
  • Don’t shake hands with others.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds (Sing the Happy Birthday Song twice).
  • Use hand sanitizer; let it dry on your hands.

Find current information from these sources:

We hope to see you at an outing or future meeting. In the meantime, please stay safe and healthy.

Above, Exchange Avenue, Ken Spencer

Using Photoshop to Enhance Images Workshop: Aug. 13, 2020

  • 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020
  • Online via Zoom; free and open to the public. Meeting ID: 817 431 1431; Passcode: fwcc2020
  • Using Photoshop to Enhance Photos; download the presentation PDF Enhance Images Workshop Morris

How do Master photographers enhance their photographs and draw the eye to the subject?

Charles MorrisGet ideas and learn more from Fort Worth Camera Club member Charles Morris, an avid bird photographer, as he demonstrates how to enhance images using a variety of Photoshop functions.

Charles will add his skills to lessons from previous 2020 workshops presented by club member and Master photographer Robert Chura and Matt Kloskowski.

This session will show how to use Photoshop’s powerful layers for sharpening the subject, burning elements in the background, using dodging to draw the eye, blur the background to create depth of field and saturation.

Left, phoebe eating lunch; right, after Charles’s post-processing skills.

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Image Planning Workshop Online: July 7, 2020

  • 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 7, 2020
  • Online for members via Zoom; log-in information emailed to members

John Nixon 2019 President 400wJoin John Nixon as he explains his how he got that shot … of the Grapevine Railroad and train station, above.

We will cover all aspects of capturing the image, says John:

  • Planning the shoot.
  • Envisioning the image.
  • Processing with Lightroom and Photoshop.
  • Final image selection and output.

John is a Master photographer who is serving as Fort Worth Camera Club president for the second year (2019 and 2020.) The Grapevine Train Station earned third place in the Master’s division in the June 2020 competition.