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November 10, 2022: “Understanding and Mastering Light” with Kevin Ames | Monthly Meeting

Our November Monthly Meeting will be on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 6:45 pm!

The monthly club meeting is a free event for anyone who shares a passion for photography, from the total beginner with your phone to a professional with multiple gear sets. Please join us in-person or online and invite anyone who may be interested in exploring and learning about photography!

We meet at Atlanta Tech Park at 107 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092. You are welcome to arrive at 6:15 pm for fellowship and social time to meet new and current members.

Access the November Meeting online on Nov 10th at 6:45 pm:

Our November Speaker is Kevin Ames and the topic will be “Understanding and Mastering Light”.

Light is the paint. The camera sensor is the canvas. Photography is creating with light.

In this presentation, Kevin Ames will show and explain the two qualities of light, their three properties and how all photography uses them in every image. He will cover contrast and how to control it, exposure and how to master it. Every topic has several examples to help the audience understand the concepts visually.

Kevin’s presentation will be interactive, and will involve audience participation as he demonstrates practical ways to see the qualities of light and how to test for them without any equipment at all.

About Kevin Ames

“It’s not the lens, it’s the lensmanship.” Kevin Ames

Kevin Ames has made and sold photographs since he was 12 years old. His photography career began in high school as chief photographer and co-editor of the yearbook. He is in the first generation of electronic news videographers working in television where he became proficient in videography, editing and script writing.

He opened his still photography studio in Atlanta in 1982 serving commercial clients from AT&T to Westin Hotels and many others. Kevin has taught photography, both film and digital since the early 1990s. He has written four books on Adobe Photoshop and photography. He has taught lighting and digital photography across the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and the Philippines.

He wrote "The Digital Photographers’ Notebook" column for Photoshop User magazine for eleven and a half years. His skill with lighting has made him a sought-after photographer making high-end business headshots, building, product, and fashion images. He is passionate about using photography and video to tell his client’s stories in memorable and compelling ways.

Check out Kevin's photography!

Hope you will join us for the November Meeting on Nov 10th!



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