Tag: Photography

Tom Costner: Photography still his passion

  LaVerne Kyriss While Tom Costner got his first camera when he was eight, he didn’t get interested in photography until he was in high school and joined the school newspaper staff. His job was to take photos to support advertisements from local businesses. In college, he took those same skills and served as business…

Creativity in SaddleBrooke Photo Club

  Barbara Wilder After you have mastered the intricacies of your camera, lighting and composition, you still need a creative eye to make that “WOW” photograph. In the SaddleBrooke Photography Club we have a creative special interest group to help you go outside your usual comfort zone and try something new. The group meets once…

SaddleBrooke Photography Club attends Renaissance Fair

  Vicki Cunningham In post-World War II America, there was a resurgence of interest in medieval and Renaissance culture. In the 1950s, there was a strong, early “medieval music” revival that was heard with folk music. Along with the music, hippies dressed in medieval peasant costumes at music gatherings across the states. Although historical reenactments…

Outdoor Photographer/Author draws crowd to DIGS meeting

Jim Hagedon An accomplished nature photographer and author spoke to an attentive audience at a recent Digital Imaging Photography Club of SaddleBrooke (DIGS) meeting. Colleen Miniuk-Sperry spoke on “The Art of Seeing Differently,” a subject very important to any successful or aspiring photographer. Miniuk-Sperry is also a very dynamic speaker, using her life experiences, her…

Light Painting with SaddleBrooke Photography Club

Dee English It was an evening of spectacular lights, movement, shapes and art created by the photographers who participated in the “Painting with Light” workshop. Light saber swords, glow sticks, electro-luminescent wires, light balls and other gadgets were twirled, wiggled and swept through the air to create patterns captured by cameras using a long exposure.…

Photography Club captures the All Souls Procession

Vicki Cunningham The SaddleBrooke Photography Club’s November trek was to the All Souls Procession in downtown Tucson Sunday, November 5. This is perhaps one of the most important, inclusive and authentic public ceremonies in North America today. The procession had its beginnings in Tucson, Arizona in 1990 with a ceremonial performance piece created by local…

Creative Photography class in session

Cell phone creativity

Dee English Let’s face it—when you talk about creative photography, the field is wide open. Unlike the technical side of photography that can be mastered by following specific workflows, there are no clear workflows for being creative. This is what makes creative photography challenging. It’s also why many photographers find photography to be a lifelong…