Photo Club to meet on March 14

“Indoor Home Portraits” Topic of Audubon Photo Club Meeting

Jamestown, NY – “Better Indoor Home Portrait Photos” will be the subject of the program at the next Jamestown Audubon Nature Photography Club meeting.

Local portrait, wedding and commercial photographer Jon Elder will make the presentation on Thursday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Jon Elder-Train

“Indoor Home Portraits” will be the subject of Jon Elder’s presentation at the Audubon Nature Photography Club meeting on Thursday, March 14. The professional photographer normally takes people’s portraits but enjoys getting creative, too, as seen in this photograph of a train engine.

Elder has been a mainstay in the Jamestown area since 1988. His full-time photography studio features expertly executed artistic images of weddings, events, and portraiture. His strong technical excellence and a keen creative eye combine for captivating results.

Elder will share some techniques folks can use to improve their own informal at-home portraits. Directing the subject, qualities of home lights, camera settings and paying attention to the background are among the issues he will discuss and illustrate.

During the technical “Camera Corner” part of the meeting member Marcus Edwards will present tips for foul weather shooting: Don’t let the weather stop you from getting great shots!

“Clouds” is the theme for the Project Time that follows the speakers. While clouds are in most outdoor shots, using them as the main subject requires more consideration on the part of the photographer.

A social time follows the program.

Visitors are asked to pay $5 that can be applied toward the annual membership of $30 if application is made by the next meeting. Among the benefits of membership are discounts on photography classes, special gifts and giveaways from sponsors, field trips, and the right to show photos at Club exhibits.

The Jamestown Audubon Nature Photography Club meets at the Audubon Center & Sanctuary at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown and Warren.

Contact Club president Suzette Paduano at (716) 763-9492 or suzettepaduano@yahoo.com for more information, or visit the Club blog at http://jasphotoclub.wordpress.com.

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