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101 Photo Club

Welcome to 101 Photo Club. Formed in January, 2016, the club is a group of professionals and amateurs that networks on a regular basis to learn and improve the craft of photography and to engage commercial photography.

We appreciate photography as an art.

We communicate ideas through photography.

We network to inspire each other.

We use photography to serve the community.

We grow together.

COMMUNICATE * INSPIRE * SERVE * GROW

Membership Benefits
  • Monthly networking event
  • Educational seminar by renowned photographers
  • Photography outings and glamour model shoots
  • Portfolio showcase on Club’s website
  • Exhibits at public venues
  • Photo competitions
  • 30% discount on Workshop fees
  • 10% discount on Photography Class fees

And many more…

Our regular meeting is 1st Tuesday of each month 7:00-9:30pm at River of Life Christian Church, 1177 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054

註册秋季攝影課程 (09/13 ~ 11/08)

 

Next Meeting

Cracking the Code of Landscape Composition - with Ken Fong

This event will be held on Tuesday, September 06, 2016
The event will run from 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: River of Life Christian Church - 1177 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054

- This event is free for 101 Photo Club members

- Register now to get your $5 discount for Non-Members.
- Walk-ins are welcome. $25 pay at the door.

Ken Fong

Do you think that effective landscape photography can only be accomplished by artistically gifted individuals or those who were born with an “eye for photography”?  I certainly used to think so.  My interest in photography came from a technical approach, not as an artist.  My interest spanned multiple decades, yet for the majority of that time, I struggled with creating good compositions despite taking many courses in photography.  I personally believe that we are all already incredibly creative because that is the very nature of the God who created us.  And I also believe that for the majority of us who were not ‘gifted artists’ at birth can learn the craft of composition in the same way as how we learned how to follow a recipe or a checklist.  By learning the rules or ‘code’ of composition, photography becomes more objective and less subjective, with increased repeatability in more situations.

This seminar in an except from a more comprehensive photography fundamentals workshop, which trains photographers on the main things one needs to know BEFORE they attend an on-field photographic workshop, or set off on a serious photo trek with friends.  This seminar consolidates the compositional rules that I have found to be the most important on the field...rules that eventually became integral to my creative workflow.  By exposing you to my workflow, my hope is that you can start understanding and practicing these rules to discover and develop your own unique style.

Ken shares his own creative photographic style and workflow as it relates to:

Gear: What's in my bag that supports my style of photography?
Minimal skills needed before going on a photo trek
Scouting the composition: researching a target and other pre-field preparation
On-field composition: applying the rules
Composition-related Post-processing

Once you nail down a few key technical skills and understand the core compositional rules, you will be free from fussing over the camera and its settings and become the artistic composer you were meant to be!

 


 

Big Boy Lighting on a Dime - 2 Day Workshop by Scott Robert Lim

This event will be held on Friday, September 30, 2016
The event will run from thru 10/1/16
Location: River of Life Christian Church - 1177 Laurelwood Road Fellowship Hall F2|3, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Big Boy Lighting on a Dime
Professional lighting techniques on a budget