iPhoneography Class through Boulder Valley Schools LifeLong Learning

Information about an iPhoneography Class in Boulder – from James Clark

Hi Gail. I guess I never got back to you about the Boulder class. All of a sudden, it’s happening (this week)! I’m teaching an introduction to iPhoneography class through the Boulder Schools Lifelong Learning program that starts this Thursday. It runs 3 consecutive Thursday evenings from 6:30 pm to 8:30 starting 10/03 at Casey Middle School. I have 7 people signed up so far, but could take on a few more if you know anyone who might be interested. Here’s the link: http://bouldervalley.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=5222&int_category_id=0&int_sub_category_id=0&int_catalog_id=0

Louisville National Juried Photography Show 2012

Would you please inform your members that the Call for Entries for the 21st Annual Louisville National Juried Photography Show is now open? This year’s awards pool is over $8,000 in cash and other awards. The prospectus can be viewed or downloaded at http://www.louisvilleart.org/LAA_Shows.html#CAFE and entries are accepted through CaFE at https://www.callforentry.org/. People are welcome to contact me with questions at 303-547-08107.
Thanks!
Bob Maynard, Chairman
LAA 2012 National Juried Photography Show

Meeting Location for Feb. 9, 2012 Flatirons Photo Club – Boulder Public Library Main

The February meeting of the Flatirons Photo Club will be held this month on Thursday, February 9, at the Main Library on Arapahoe Avenue (just west of Broadway) in the Boulder Creek Room. Park in the main library parking lot – free. Enter the library at the main entrance, go up the stairs and up the ramp to the right and you will be facing the room. WE WILL BE STARTING AT 6:45 PM BECAUSE WE NEED TO BE OUT OF THE BUILDING BY 8:45 PM.

Advanced, competitively priced technologies expected to ship this year.

At the last meeting of the Digital Study Group, Chris Bales shared some info about a couple of advanced technologies on the commercial horizon.

The first is a new type of screen developed by Nanosys called Quantum Dot Enhanced Film. Robert Scoble maintains that “When Nanosys starts shipping its screen technology later this year our lives will change forever.” The screen supposedly looks higher resolution than, for example, the current iPad display and has far better color rendition. In addition, it will not require more power or cost more than current screens. Text and a video can be seen here: http://scobleizer.com/2011/06/23/is-this-awesome-new-screen-technology-gonna-be-in-ipad-3-i-hope-so-wow/.

The second is a commercially priced light field camera which provides a photographer the “ability to focus on any depth of field within a taken photo, observe a 3D-type effect even without specs, and boost images taken in extremely low light.” For text and video, take a look here: http://www.engadget.com/2011/06/22/light-field-camera-captures-unprecedented-images-lets-you-cho/.

Both products should start shipping this year.

Thomas Walsh, Flatirons Photo Club President