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Digicam Group Meeting Report - 6th October 2016

10.00 a.m. Clive welcomed members to the meeting and commented that Margaret had just reminded him that it was 53 years on this date that he met Margaret, and married her six months later. No comment from Clive (Forgot!!!!)

Apologies: Margaret & Ron Arnett, Barry Howlett, Shelly Stone.

Attendance: 19 members.

Meetings Notes:
Members were reminded that the 3 November meeting would be the Annual Photo Competition. Judge Lynn Haith.
(a) Up to 3 photos per member
(b) Archive photos permitted provided they have not be shown in any competition before.
(c) Photos to be A4 and mounted - Name and title on the back.
(d) Photos also required to be put on a USB memory stick. (Not mandatory but this will enable
members to follow the judges critique on screen via laptop).
(e) Please submit photos and a USB pen to Clive at the latest one week prior to meeting.

Photo Shoot
Clive thanked members for the good turnout for the photo shoot at 68 Watts Lane Louth. 12 members were there. It was a most enjoyable morning not only for taking photos but as a social occasion.

10.15 a.m. Main Meeting
Clive gave a very warm welcome to Jean Brumby our Speaker for today's meeting.
Jean's topic was "Fun with Photoshop Elements"

Using Photoshop Elements 10 Jean took us through different and easy ways we could edit and enhance a photograph using the eye dropper and levels tools etc. There was much interaction by members and a lot of fun was had by all.

11.00 a.m. Coffee Break.

11.15 a.m.
The meeting resumed and Jean further demonstrated how to recompose a photograph and how to put a ripple in a lake. Again there was much interaction by members who were totally absorbed with all her tips.

11.58 a.m.
Clive closed the meeting thanking members for their attendance with a Vote of Thanks to Jean for her excellent and informative demonstration and for her delightful humour, commenting that we have had several excellent speakers in the past, this meeting was certainly one of the best to date.
Members responded with a hearty round of applause.

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