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July 2019

Intro to Table Top Photography with Suzanne Hambleton

July 15 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Rabobank,
1110 East Clark Avenue Santa Maria, 93455
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Intro to Tabletop Photography Suzanne Hambleton Tabletop photography, a genre of commercial photography, includes items that fit on top of a table such as, beverages, food, bottles, and cosmetics and still life creations. In this program, Suzanne will take you through the basics of tabletop photography by discussing how to start with an object and develop a creative concept around it. The program will include a discussion of studio lights and modifiers, backgrounds, color harmony, and other equipment used. Suzanne will…

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June 2019

Meriting Your Images Karen Nakamura

June 17 @ 6:30 am - 10:00 pm

Monday – June 17 Meet and Greet 6:30 PM Meeting at 7:00 PM Rabobank 1110 East Calrk Ave. Orcutt PPC Members N/C Non Members $25 Karen will be talking about what she has learned by entering Local, State and International print competitions. She will go over her tips and tricks on how to merit images at the PPA level..  

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May 2019

Image Comp #2

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - May 14 @ 10:00 pm
Rabobank,
1110 East Clark Avenue Santa Maria, 93455
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MONDAY, MAY 13, 2019 6:30 Meet and Greet 7:00 Meeting Rabobank Orcutt 110 East Clark Ave. Orcutt 2019 Image Comp #2 GCPPA Members $10.00 per image Premium Members No Charge for the first image, $5.00 per additional image. Image Competition provides an amazing opportunity to hone and share the photographic skills that make up your art. Competition is not always about winning. The very nature of competing will drive you to improve all the skills needed to create superior work.…

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April 2019

“Composing in the Landscape World” with Dan Holmes

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Rabobank,
1110 East Clark Avenue Santa Maria, 93455
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MONDAY, April 22, 2019 6:30 pm Meet and Greet 7:00 pm Meeting   Rabobank – Orcutt 1110 East Clark Ave. Orcutt   Dan Holmes “Composing in the Landscape World” Dan Holmes In this fun and entertaining program – Dan will show how to use compositional elements to create strong and powerful photographs.   Spend time learning how to “SEE” through the viewfinder –      how to Simplify –      how to look for the story in the image –      how to pull something memorable out…

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March 2019

2019 Image Comp #1

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
LOMPOC LIBRARY - GROSSMAN GALLERY

MONDAY,  March 18 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Lompoc Library Grossman Gallery 501 East North Ave. Lompoc Image Comp #1   GCPPA Members $10.00 per image Premium Members No Charge for the first image, $5.00 per additional image. Image Competition provides an amazing opportunity to hone and share the photographic skills that make up your art. Competition is not always about winning. The very nature of competing will drive you to improve all the skills needed to create superior work.…

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February 2019

Finding and Mastering Light

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LOMPOC LIBRARY - GROSSMAN GALLERY

Monday February 18 7:00 – 9:00 PM Tim is doing an all day seminar on Sunday the 18th and an evening program on Monday the 19th. You don’t want to miss either one. The All day program is free to GCPPA Premium Members and $49 for regular members. Non Members $89. Seating is limited in this class so sign up now. To sign up email Michael Collins at michael@collinsfoto.com or call 805-733-5197.

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Finding and Mastering Light – All Day Seminar

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Radisson Airport Hotel,
Santa Maria,
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SUNDAY – February 18 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tim is doing an all day seminar on Sunday the 18th and an evening program on Monday the 19th. You don’t want to miss either one. The All day program is free to GCPPA Premium Members and $49 for regular members. Non Members $89. Seating is limited in this class so sign up now. To sign up email Michael Collins at michael@collinsfoto.com or call 805-733-5197.

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January 2019

All Day Photoshop Class

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dick Dewees Community Center,
1120 West Ocean Avenue Lompoc, 93436 United States
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SUNDAY – January 27 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM DIck DeWeese Community Center 1120 West Ocean Ave. Lompoc Bonus Photoshop Class For those that renewed their membership to GCPPA early your cost is zip, zero, less than none. Others $49. Non members – $100 which also gets you a basic membership with GCPPA. We are going to go over the ins and outs of Photoshop CC and some of the cool stuff to speed you up. Seating is limited in…

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Event Photography Beyond Weddings

January 14 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Radisson Airport Hotel,
Santa Maria,
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Monday – January 14 Meet and greet 6:30pm Meeting starts at 7:00 pm Radisson Inn Santa Maria 3455 Skyway Drive Santa Maria Kimberly is a PPA Certified Professional Photographer specializing in Portraiture and Event photography. She officially started her photography business in 2004 photographing her nephew’s Bar Mitzvah. She began by taking children/family portraits, capturing Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and doing sports photography. She has also explored other areas of photography, including commercial photography and local area magazine shoots. Currently, her award-winning…

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November 20182018

Print Critique Night

November 19, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Rabobank,
1110 East Clark Ave. Santa Maria , CA United States
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Monday, November 19 7:00 pm Rabobank Orcutt 1110 East Clark Ave. Santa Maria Print Critique Night GCPPA Members N/C Non Members N/C Premium Members N/C Here is a chance to test drive your images for print competition without actually entering print competition. You can submit up to four images for critique and review at no charge. What better way to see if they measure up without the pressure of entering them. Please email your submissions to Michael Collins at images.michael@verizon.net prior to…

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