Activities

<=== To the left are the various activities and information that are available to a member of Greater Lynn. Some of these pages are members only areas which will require you to log in. Your login name is your email address that you use for competition or that you supplied when you joined the club.

 

Members News

Statement about Covid-19
For the upcoming 2022-2023 season, masks and hand sanitizers will be available at the club. We will continue to use the ceiling UVC lights for disinfecting after each use of the club as well as having the air purifying system on 24/7.

Upcoming Schedule
The schedule for 2022-2023 programming, officers listing, print rules and digital rules will be emailed to all members at the beginning of September.

Print and Digital Competition Info
How to compete sessions for print and projected image competitions have been booked as follows: how to compete in projected image competition will follow the program on Monday, September 12 and how to compete in print competition will follow the program on Monday, September 19. If you are new to competitions and want a brief how-to, please plan on attending.

Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are always needed to run an organization the size and scope of GLPA. See Susan Mosser or email her at s.jmosser@comcast.net if you would like to volunteer for one of the jobs. We are trying to start committees for club photographers, help with speakers and other minor jobs.

Image Editing Articles by Rick Cloran
Rick Cloran has graciously written several articles that we have posted on this page in the left column under the Members Only Extras header at the How To's link. Here is a list of those articles (they appear under the Image Editing heading on the How-To's page):

An Alternative Approach to Sharpening for Projection or the Web

Contrast, Clarity and Texture

Introduction to Actions

Revisiting an Old Friend - High Pass Softening

Using Luminosity and Channel Selections to Create Layer Masks
Image for use with Luminosity and Channel Selections Article above

Thanks Rick!!

Video on Introduction to Masking
Member Rick Cloran has put together a 30 minute or so video on Masking in Photoshop. You can find it on the How To's page or Click here to read.

Rick has also added another video entitled Basic Masking in Photoshop which goes into a little more detail than the prior Introduction to Masking. You can find it on the How To's page or Click here to read.


Article on the Digital Manipulation Competition Category
Member Jim Brady has written an article on what kinds of images are meant to be submitted in a Digital Manipulation category in any photographic competition. It is a good read if you have any questions on this topic. Click here to read.

PSA Portfolio Assessment - An Entrant's Guide
Rick put together an Entrant's Guide to help those who may be interested in preparing and submitting a portfolio for a PSA Portfolio distinctions. Visit Entrant's Guide (which is on the How to's page) to read about doing this.

One of our members, Ken Carlson, GPSA, was one of the first PSA members to be awarded this distinction and was the first in the USA. Ken has recently been appointed Director of PSA Portfolio Distinction.