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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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Nick Seth-Smith All Day Seminar – Focus Stacking

November 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

SUNDAY, November 18 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Rabobank Orcutt 1110 East Clark Ave. Santa Maria Focus Stacking Workshop GCPPA Members $49 Non Members &69 Premium Members N/C Nick Seth-Smith will take you through the process of deciding if and when to focus stack, how to take the shots and options for processing the images afterward. We will then spend some time shooting. Finally, we’ll process the images using two different software solutions. Class Outline Background / Overview What is focus…

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October 2018

Print Comp #3

October 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Rabobank,
1110 East Clark Ave. Santa Maria , CA United States

MONDAY,  Oct 15 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Rabobank 1110 East Clark Ave. Santa Maria Image Comp #3   GCPPA Members $10.00 per image Premium Members No Charge for the first image, $5.00 per additional image. This is our last image competition of the year. Get your images ready for a great night of socializing with friends and fellow photographers while we all get valuable feedback on our images. PLEASE don’t wait till the last minute to enter! We will be accepting…

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September 2018

Mike Eliason – Disaster Photography

September 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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August 2018

LARRY SKIBISKI – NIK Filters

August 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Radisson Airport Hotel,
Santa Maria,
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NIK Filters In this presentation, Larry will delve into enhancing the creative process with the use of NIK Filters. This is a don’t miss the program. This program will be held at the Radisson Hotel next to the Santa Maria Airport. Premium Members: No Charge GCPPA & PPC Affiliate Members $10 Non-GCPPA Members $25 (Join today and SAVE) A little about Larry Skibiski: ·     Retired Fire Captain (Redondo Beach Fire Department). ·     President of Channel Islands Professional Photographers Association (CIPPA). ·     CPP (Certified…

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July 2018

The Art of Portrait Photography

July 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Radisson Airport Hotel,
Santa Maria,
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The Art of Portrait Photography George DeLoache ALL DAY SEMINAR In this presentation, we delve into the creative process from concept to execution. Just where do the ideas come from? How to find inspiration and direction for the creative process. George DeLoache, “The Art of Portrait Photography” PPA Master Photographer and PPA Certified Professional Photographer, George DeLoache will share his secrets of creating award-winning portraiture. George specializes in expressing the unique personalities of the subjects he photographs. His clients run the…

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May 2018

Image Comp #2

May 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rabobank,
1110 East Clark Avenue Santa Maria, 93455
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Image Comp #2   GCPPA Members $10.00 per image Premium Members No Charge for the first image, $5.00 per additional image. This is our second image competition of the year. Get your images ready for a great night of socializing with friends and fellow photographers while we all get valuable feedback on our images. PLEASE don’t wait til the last minute to enter!  We will be accepting image submissions until Friday, May 11 Email your images to Michael Collins To enter…

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April 2018

Adventures of the Lucy Otter, A look at Drone Photograph

April 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rabobank,
1110 East Clark Avenue Santa Maria, 93455
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MONDAY, April 16 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Rabo Bank 1110 East Clark. Santa Maria, CA 93455 Duane Murphy Drone Photography Duane Murphy started Shashin Fine Art Photography (www.ShashinPhotography.com) in 2010 and since that time has become the 2015 President of Professional Photographers of Orange County, a Graduate of Tri-Communities Photography Program, and in 2014 he took to the air with his Drone named the Lucky Otter, creating iconic Areal Images in this amazing new arena of photography. We will discuss the…

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