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"The World Around Us"


Hummingbird

We are having our annual exhibit “The World Around Us” in the gallery at Keeble and Shuchat from August 11th to September 14th, 2011. We will also be having a party with refreshments on September 10th at 1:00PM.

If you are in the neighborhood, please stop by for the party or just to take a look. You might be surprised at what a bunch of dedicated enthusiasts can produce!

Keeble and Shuchat is located at 290 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, California 94306 - Google Maps.

Photographic Arts Lecture

On September 27, the Palo Alto Camera Club, along with the Mid-Peninsula Photo Alliance, will put on a special photographic arts lecture given by Adobe's well-known Senior Digital Imaging Evangelist, Julieanne Kost – website. Ms. Kost will speak about her photographic journey and her use of Photoshop to carry out her artistic vision.

The free lecture will be held at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto on Tuesday, September 27, at 7:30 pm. Note that space is limited, so put the date on your calendar and plan to come early to get a seat--first come, first served.

Edward Weston: American Photographer « Monterey Museum of Art

A heads up from Lou Beaudet about a new photography exhibition in Monterey. Here is the description from the Monterey Museum of Art:

"This exhibition is organized from major museum and private collections and will feature vintage prints of Weston’s most famous and admired photographs along with rare images not widely exhibited.

Edward Weston was among the most significant American artists of the twentieth century. The exhibition will span the most prolific decades of his career. Born in Highland Park, Illinois, Weston came to California in 1926, where he began the work for which he is justly famous: sharply-focused black and white photographs of seashells, vegetables, landscapes, portraits and nudes. In 1929, Weston moved to Carmel and created the first of many photographs of the dramatic rocks and trees at Point Lobos. Soon thereafter, he became one of the founding members of Group f/64—a pioneering circle of photographers that included Ansel Adams and Imogen Cunningham. Widely renowned during his lifetime, Weston became the first photographer to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship for experimental work in 1936."

http://www.montereyart.org/upcoming-exhibitions/edward-weston-american-photographer/

It begins on June 17. 
The exhibition will be on view at the Monterey Museum of Art-La Mirada located at 720 Via Mirada,Monterey, California, 93940.
(not the main museum, but in a restored historic mansion)

Presentation by Stephen Terlizzi from January Meeting

Great Nature Photography

Boston.com Nature Slideshow

29 stunning images, which should appeal even to those who aren't into wildlife or photography. Includes an ants closeup by Mark Warren, and exotic waterfowl by Fritz Lantos

Link found courtesy of Palo Alto Camera Club

Top 10 Tips for Great Portraits

For a recent Camera Club of Los Altos (CCLA) meeting, Steve Terlizzi did this presentation on Top 10 Tips for Great Portraits. We hope you enjoy it!


Cuba from Inside and Out



Time is short to see the photography exhibition at Foothill College on Cuba from the Inside and Out. A group of young photographers from Foothill College documented their journey to Cuba. Their photos along with some famous Cuba photographers are on display until December 6, 2010.

You can find out more details here.

Black and White Photography Presentation

Here is the presentation that Stephen Terlizzi presented at the May 2010 meeting of the Camera Club of Los Altos. Its subject is an overview of Black and White Photography. If you have any questions, please contact us at the Contact Us page.

Digital Nature Photography Course




Our friends at the Palo Alto Camera Club are sponsoring again with the City of Palo Alto a nature photography course that will talk about nature photography as well as some great places to shoot nature photos in the Bay Area.

It looks like you don't need to go to the Serengeti to get great Nature photos. They are to be had here, too; though you might not find a giraffe walking through the streets of Palo Alto. Potentially, a mountain lion...but not a giraffe.

Below are some details from the City's 'Enjoy' catalog dated 2-18-10 and the course fee for non-residents of Palo Alto is $200. You can find out more details here at the Palo Alto Camera Club site.