Monthly Archives: July 2017

Lightroom / Photoshop User Group Meeting Notes 7/21/17

We discussed:

  • Using the Lightroom History Panel.
  • Reasons for changing images when loading Lightroom photos.
  • Lightroom Mobile Latest Update and associated training videos.
  • Start to finish photo edit tutorials by Matt Kloskowski & YuriFineart.
  • Use of Photoshop Color Lookup Tables.
  • Using Photoshop Pen Tool and Patch Tool.
  • 8 online videos were shown with discussion after.(links below)

Lightroom History Panel

 Images go flat when loading into Lightroom (Matt Kloskowski)

 Lightroom Mobile latest update  

Photoshop Color Lookup Tables

Color Lookup Tables (Matt Kloskowski)

 Color Lookup Tables use (Jullianne Kost)

Using the Pen Tool in Photoshop

Use of the Photoshop Patch Tool (Matt Kloskowski)

Next month’s meeting will be held on Aug. 18 at the OLLI building. Check the front table for location if we are not in the Auditorium.

We will continue discussing Lightroom Mobile and its cell phone apps, look at Collections and Smart collections in Lightroom and  Look at creating Panoramas in Lightroom.

An hour at the end of the meeting will be available to work with anyone who needs help with Lightroom from our experienced users.


Club meeting – July 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

This is a reminder of our Photoclub Meeting on Monday, July 17 @ 5:00 pm at OLLI (Cheezem Education Center on the Square – Patrick Square).

Assignment: Our assignment is “Stars and Stripes”. Please upload 2 photos to our Assignments folder:

Presenter:  Larry Bennett, a fine art photographer, will present, “From My View” Tales from the Trails and other adventures along the way. He is a board member at the Blue Ridge Arts Center in Seneca and recently directed the First International Photographic Juried Art Show for the Center. He is a member of the “Art Gallery” on Pendleton Square, and a recent winner in the Anderson Arts Center Juried Art Show.

Larry Bennett is from Michigan and became interested in photography while shooting for his high school year book. He studied the “Zone System” for black and white photography with Howard Bond. Larry states understanding the “Zone System” allowed him to explore his creative processes. He has traveled extensively throughout the west and North America.  Larry has Exhibited in many juried art exhibitions all over the United States.

He provides private instruction and photographic tours. He does environmental portraits. He provides digital copy work and fine printing. Larry is married to Susanne Bennett and they live in Salem.