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November
Mon Nov 3 7:00 Projected Image Competition
Open (no assigned category). Two images per member. Submission deadline is the Friday before the competition. Click here for upload link.
Note: tonight is the last night to bring in your prints for next week's Print Competition.
 
Mon Nov 10 7:00 Print Competition  Deadline for entries is Nov 3rd.
 
Mon Nov 17 7:00 Downstairs: Monday Night Photoshop with Mike Leonard Mike will introduce the concept of working in Layers. Learning Layers will enable you to do such things as simple edge darkening to creating posters. If you have tried working in layers and ended up getting frustrated then this is the session for you. In the second hour Mike will take questions from the floor and review key points from prior sessions of cropping and resizing and working in Adobe Camera Raw.
Upstairs: Post Processing Round Table  1) We will start with member images that we did not get to at the Oct meeting - we will upload them and make adjustments. 2) Review and discuss sharpening and noise reduction in Lightroom, Photoshop and plug in applications that deal with those adjustments. 3) Bring an image and we will upload it and make minor adjustments using some simple workflow and adjustment suggestions.
 
Sat Nov 22 Rick Sammon: Exploring the Light  A one-day seminar with professional photographer Rick Sammon (visit Rick's website).  Location: Scarborough High School. For details and tickets, click here.
 
Mon Nov 24 7:00 Guest Speaker: Dave Higgins  Dave's presentation will be about Digital Painting. Visit Dave's website: www.d-higgins.com.
 
(EB meets before the regular meeting)
 
December
Mon Dec 1 7:00 Projected Image Competition
Assigned category: Vision(s) of Maine. Two images per member. Submission deadline is the Friday before the competition. Click here for upload link.
 
Mon Dec 8 7:00 Print Discussion & Critique Night
Open discussion and critique, no judging or scoring. People are encouraged to bring in their Vision(s) of Maine print for the Maine Photography Show to see how it looks as a print. Discussion led by Kathleen Clemons. Bring your print to the meeting.
 
Mon Dec 15 7:00 Encore Member Slide Shows & Holiday Open House
 
Dec 22 & Dec 29 No meetings on the 22nd and 29th. Enjoy the holidays!
 
January
Mon Jan 5 7:00 Projected Image Discussion & Critique Night. Open discussion and critique, no judging or scoring. Discussion led by Kathleen Clemons. Members may submit one image. Click here for upload link. Submission deadline is the Friday prior to the meeting.
 
Special Note re the January Print Competition:  tonight is the last night to bring in your prints for next week's Print Competition ("Nature"). For this Nature print competition, we are abiding by the PSA's definition of a Nature image (click link to view the full definition).
 
Mon Jan 12 7:00 Print Competition ("Nature")  Deadline for entries is Jan 5th.
 
Mon Jan 19 7:00 Guest Speaker: Mike Blanchette  Travel and nature photographer Michael Blanchette's presentation is "European Anthology," a collection of Mike's images from Europe and the stories and techniques behind them. Visit www.michaelblanchette.com.
 
Mon Jan 26 7:00 Downstairs: How To Create a Slideshow with Mike Leonard
Upstairs: (To Be Determined)
(EB meets before the regular meeting)
 
February
Mon Feb 2 7:00 Projected Image Competition
Open (no assigned category). Two images per member. Submission deadline is the Friday before the competition. Click here for upload link.
 
Mon Feb 9 7:00 Print Discussion & Critique Night
Open discussion and critique, no judging or scoring. Discussion led by Kathleen Clemons. Members may submit one image for discussion. Bring your print to the meeting.
 
Mon Feb 16 7:00 (To Be Announced)
 
Mon Feb 23 7:00 Guest Speaker: Robert Freson  A photojournalist whose career spans six decades, Robert Freson will show an image, briefly talk about it and answer questions from the audience. The presentation is a little different from his last presentation at the club a few years ago. For an interesting article about Mr. Freson, click here.
(EB meets before the regular meeting)
 
March
Mon Mar 2 7:00 Projected Image Discussion & Critique Night. Open discussion and critique, no judging or scoring. Discussion led by Kathleen Clemons. Members may submit one image. Click here for upload link. Submission deadline is the Friday prior to the meeting.
 
Note: tonight is the last night to bring in your prints for next week's Print Competition (two prints per member).
 
Mon Mar 9 7:00 Print Competition  Deadline for entries is Mar 2nd.
 
Mon Mar 16 7:00 (To Be Announced)
 
Mon Mar 23 6:30 Member Slide Shows  Click here for guidelines on making your slide show.
 
Mon Mar 30 7:00 Guest Speaker: John Barclay Visit http://johnbarclayphotography.com. Note: this event will be at the MMC Dana Center, more details to follow.
 
April
Mon Apr 6 7:00 Projected Image Competition
Assigned category: Reflections. Two images per member. Submission deadline is the Friday before the competition. Click here for upload link.
 
Note: tonight is the last night to bring in your prints for next week's Print Competition (two prints per member).
 
Mon Apr 13 7:00 Print Competition  Deadline for entries is Apr 6th.
 
Mon Apr 20 7:00 One Shot Competition  For all the details, click here.
 
Mon Apr 27 7:00 Guest Speaker: Alexandra de Steiguer Star Islandís winter caretaker Alexandra de Steiguer has had seventeen years of solitude on Star Island in the Isles of Shoals. Her half-hour slide show includes her work as well as that of other artists and poets. She'll also reflect on how Star Island offered her the opportunity to create her first book, Small Island, Big Picture. Visit http://www.alexdesteiguer.com/.
 
May
Mon May 4 7:00 Projected Image Competition
Open (no assigned category). Two images per member. Submission deadline is the Friday before the competition. Click here for upload link.
 
Note: tonight is the last night to bring in your prints for next week's Print Competition (two prints per member).
 
Mon May 11 7:00 Print Competition  Deadline for entries is May 4th.
 
Mon May 18 7:00 Annual Camera Club Banquet
 
 
 
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