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February 2020

Dan Holmes Finishing the Image with Lightroom and Photoshop

February 17 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mechanic's Bank,
1110 East Clark Ave. Santa Maria , CA United States
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February 17 Meet and Greet 6:30 PM Meeting 7:00 PM Mechanic’s Bank 1110 East Clark Ave., Orcutt Dan Holmes Finishing the Image with Lightroom and Photoshop The Elusive Landscape – a three part series: Finding, Composing, Finishing. #3. Finishing the Image with Lightroom and Photoshop What makes a powerful Landscape or Nature Photograph?  How do we find it?  What gives a photograph “staying power”? How does it become a “lifetime image”?  How do we separate the image from all that beautiful nature? Once…

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Dan Holmes – Creating Powerful Images

February 17
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January 2020

Image Competition

January 20 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mechanic's Bank,
1110 East Clark Ave. Santa Maria , CA United States
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MONDAY, January 20, 2020 6:30 Meet and Greet 7:00 Meeting Mechanics Bank 1110 East Clark Ave. Orcutt First 2020 Image Comp GCPPA Members $10.00 per image Premium Members No Charge for the first image, $5.00 per additional image. The deadline is Friday, Jan. 17th at Midnight. Email your images to Scott Clark, the new Image Comp Chair using the link is below. CLICK HERE  TO ENTER Reminder – the images should be 4000 pixels at the longest side at 200 ppi –…

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Photoshop Class

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mechanic's Bank,
1110 East Clark Ave. Santa Maria , CA United States
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Bonus Photoshop Class SUNDAY – January 19 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Mechanics Bank 1110 East Clark Ave. Orcutt For those that renewed their membership to GCPPA early your cost is zip, zero, less than none. PPC Members or All – 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…

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December 20192019

Christmas Party

December 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chef Rick's,
135 E Foster Rd Orcutt, CA 93455 United States
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Join us for the annual Christmas Dinner/Party to be held at Chef Rick’s in Santa Maria. Come join us for an evening of joy and harmony as we celebrate the holidays, install our board of directors, give away the scholarship to West Coast School and announce the winning image of the year. Bring $$$ for raffle tickets. We have obtained numerous raffle items to raise money for our scholarship fund.

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November 2019

Last Image Comp

November 11, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 10:00 am - August 28, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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