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November 2019

Last Image Comp

November 11 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

MONDAY, Nov 11, 2019 6:30 Meet and Greet 7:00 Meeting Mechanics Bank (Old Rabobank) 1110 East Clark Ave. Orcutt Last 2019 Image Comp GCPPA Members $10.00 per image Premium Members No Charge for the first image, $5.00 per additional image. Email your images to Michael Collins, using the link is below. images.michael@verizon.net Reminder – the images should be 4000 pixels at the longest side at 200 ppi – saved at the setting of 10. DO NOT SORT WITH COLORS OR…

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October 2019

Yogi Patel

October 21 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mechanic's Bank,
1110 East Clark Ave. Santa Maria , CA United States
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Monday October 21 Meet and Greet 6:30 PM Meeting 7:00 PM Mechanic’s Bank 1110 East Clark Ave., Orcutt Yogi Patel Lighting and Posing Join Master Photographer Yogi Patel as he demonstrates point and studio lighting starting with one light, two lights and three lights.He will walk through the setup of each light and explain the purpose of them. Yogi Patel of Global Photography has over 34 years of professional photography experience. He holds a BA on photography, along with two…

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September 2019

Image Comp #3

September 30 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Meeting: MONDAY, SEPT 30, 2019 6:30 Meet and Greet 7:00 Meeting Location: TBA 2019 Image Comp #3 GCPPA Members $10.00 per image Premium Members No Charge for the first image, $5.00 per additional image. We will be accepting image submissions until Friday, September 27 – Midnite Email your images to Michael Collins, using the link is below. CLICK HERE  TO ENTER FULL RULES ARE LOCATED AT: http://goldcoastppa.info/print-competition-rules/ Questions?? email: michael@collinsfoto.com

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August 2019

Ramiro Gaytan – Flash Photography (ALL DAY)

August 18 @ 10:00 am - August 28 @ 4:00 pm
LOMPOC LIBRARY - GROSSMAN GALLERY

SUNDAY – August 18 10:00 AM to 4 PM Lompoc Library 501 East North Ave. Lompoc GCPPA Premium Members N/C Non Members $69 To sign up – contact Michael Collins at michael@collinsfoto.com or 805-733-5197 In this class students will learn about lighting techniques to balance ambient light and flash on various situations either inside or outside, shade or direct sun. Nothing is impossible when you know your lighting and use the right equipment. Ramiro Gaytan will share his techniques about…

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July 2019

Intro to Table Top Photography with Suzanne Hambleton

July 15 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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

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

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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