Author Archives: Mike

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MPA: “The Odyssey of a UN Photographer” with John Isaac

John Isaac began his career at the UN as a messenger, then a photojournalist, eventually rising to the post of chief of the photo unit.  He is also known for his independent freelance work photographing […]

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MPA: “Why Black & White” with Cole Thompson

In his presentation Cole will jokingly attempt to convert color photographers to Black and White. He will recount his journey, illustrate why he loves the medium, and reveal his most important secrets and tips. Cole […]

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Published 2020 July “Lens Line” Newsletter

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PhotoShop Content Aware Fill

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MPA: The Properly Equipped Macro Photographer with Mike Moats

August 4, 2020 Being a properly equipped macro photographer is not just about the equipment, but also equipping yourself with the how-to knowledge of macro photography. Mike will cover a little on the most important […]

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MPA: Impressionistic Photography: How to Use Your Camera as a Paintbrush with Charles Needle

July 23, 2020 Unlock your creative potential and discover how to craft painterly photographs using nothing but your digital camera (or smartphone).  You’ll learn how to see in new ways and take your photography to […]

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FaceBook Stream : Content-Aware Fill by Mike Thomas

On Wednesday 22 July at 7:00PM Mike Thomas will demonstrate some common uses of Content-Aware Fill. Content-Aware Fill takes most of the work out of cloning out distractions in an image without having to re-sample […]

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2020 July 15: LightRoom Classic Basics with Paul Wilcox

Club member Paul Wilcox will review LightRoom Classic basics, by walking through the two scenarios he most commonly uses LightRoom for: Organizing my personal photo archive. Making simple photo edits in preparation for online posting […]

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MPA – Rick Sammon “How to Get Motivated and Stay Inspired”

Canon Explorer of Light and award winning photographer Rick Sammon will share his “Top Ten” list of how to get inspired and how to stay motivated.  The list will include:  Steal, Search, Share, Join, Learn, […]

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MPA Update

MPA has been working for you. Here are some events and recent news you’ll want to hear.  Hope you’re enjoying the summer.  Be safe and keep shooting!! Ron Peiffer Artist Spotlight Webinar Series (www.mdphotoalliance.org/artistspotlight)  Rick […]

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