In Search of Great Light

Early morning sun rakes the peaks of the snow-covered Sneffels Range, © Andy Butler

The October meeting of the Pagosa Springs Photography Club will be held on Wednesday, October 12, 6:30 p.m., at the Community United Methodist Church, 434 Lewis Street in Pagosa Springs. This month’s program will be about Ambient Light, including discussion of exposure and how to make the most of different types of light. This will be a hybrid meeting, also available on Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed to members; others who wish to attend may request the link by email to . If attending in person, feel free to arrive any time after 6 p.m.; the actual presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m., MST. 

For this program, we will watch and discuss a video by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore about ambient- or found- light, and how to identify various types of light to use in different photographic situations. The video covers how to see and identify great light, which is one of the keys to making great photographs. 

Club members may bring up to five images to share and discuss with the group following the presentation.  If you are attending in person, bring your images on a flash drive; if attending by Zoom, please email them to no later than  October 11. As a reminder, submitted images should be JPEG (JPG) format. Resize to about 2000 pixels in the longest dimension.

The Pagosa Springs Photography Club promotes educational, social and fun interactions between all who enjoy making and viewing great photography.  The club sponsors educational programs and outings to help photographers hone their skills.  The Photography Club’s membership year begins in January. For new members, dues are at $25 per year ($35 family). For more information about the club, and to download a membership application, visit our website at  .

Author: fotohiker

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