Photography Newsletter July 2nd 2007

In every landscape should reside jewels of abstract art waiting to be discovered. (Melissa Brown)

Society Happenings for July 2007

July Meeting is this week Thursday July 5th at 6:30.
Our theme this month is "abstract images" please bring in your 3 best images of an abstract image Remember to please put your initials on the file so that we can keep them together and save them as 1024x768 at 100ppi

The meetings page has been updated to include the best images from the June meeting you can check it out here

"Summer Photoshop Nights" July 11th

Our next class will be July 11 ( no class on July 4th)

Elements users can come to as much of what will be covered is great for both programs.

The cost is $25.00 for members and $35.00 for non members. Please RSVP by sending me an e-mail.

New Field trip scheduled for July

Our July 14th field trip will be to our art studio in Saint Pete for a day or creating art using only scanners. We will be bringing objects into the computer only using the scanner as our camera and creating unique images.

  Photographic Art Society

Don Vista Cultural Arts Center Saint Pete Beach
"Up-Close and Personal" Thru July 30th

Click on the Photo Exhibits page on left to go directly to our web page about additional exhibits

Don Vista Cultural Arts Center Saint Pete Beach

"A Different View" July 5th - August 30th
Opening Reception Friday July 13th from 6-8:30 p.m.

A collection of black and white photographs depicting the Gulf of Mexico from Tampa Bay to New Orleans. By Master Photographer Terry Allison

St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts

On The Road: Photographs Across America
March 3 through July 8, 2007

Ever since beat writer Jack Kerouac’s book, On the Road, captured America’s imagination in the 1950s, countless youths have taken to the highways and back roads in search of their country and themselves. On the Road: Photographs Across America offers a vicarious road trip for the viewer, a journey told though images. Culled from the MFA photography collection, the exhibition features the work of 20 gifted artists including Brett Weston, William Christenberry, David Vestal, Robert Rauschenberg, Rodger Kingston, and Emmet Gowin

Looking to improve your digital imaging skills?

Are you frustrated with your photography?
Do you want to spend less time in front of the computer?

Jim is available for private lessons on photography, digital imaging, file management, work flow and much more.
Call Jim today to schedule a time to improve your skills
727-596-7822 available 7 days a week day or evening classes

Get Into the Art and attend classes we are blessed to have some of the best facilities in the state for photo education
Check out our web page for all the latest Classes

The Art Center has lots of great Classes coming soon
Check them out here

Great programs coming up at
The Digital Technology Centre

New Location and New classes
check them out here

Custom Framing , Digital Printing, Restorations
and Studio Space for Rent
Contact Jim Swallow
for all your custom imaging needs

The Society was designed to

 Inspire, Challenge and Educate You in The Art of Photography. 

Next Meeting is Thursday July 5th at 6:30 p.m.  Bring your 3 best images 

Jim Swallow Photography
6166 9th Ave North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33710

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File Specs. For Meetings
Digital Images for the group should be jpeg files  1024x768 at 100ppi  files names should be initials, month,year, title example (js0207treeballet.jpg). You may also bring prints that are matted image area should be at least 8x10
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Custom framing for all artists we have over 3000 frames to choose from. Contact Jim Swallow for all your mounting and framing needs. Society members receive a discount on all services.

Club Members Birthday and Anniversaries
Bill Gance July 3rd
Eugene Norris July 4th
Judi Honniker July 14th
Bill CobergerJuly 19th
Clyde Nabe July 19th
Jim Pennington July 20th
Robert Hawkins July 29th
Rose Lettiere July 29th
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Florida Camera Club Council Member
We are part of the Florida Camera Club Council. You may visit their web site Here

Our group is not affiliated with any other photography group in the bay area. We will help you promote your group on our site and in our emails if you wish. Please Contact Jim Swallow with your club information to be included 

If you know other photographers that would benefit in meeting other artists and advancing in their art, please feel free to pass the letter along. Thanks, Jim Swallow
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