COBA, Photography

Photo Contests and Underwater Photography

The November 2005 meeting of the Camera Owners of the Bay Area (COBA) user group will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) from 7:30-10:30 pm.

  • So, you want to enter a Photo Contest…
  • Underwater Photography

So, you want to enter a Photo Contest…

Michael Soo

Michael Soo, the receipient of the “Photographer of the Year 2005” award will walk you through the contest selection, preparation and winning the Photographer of the Year award. You can read about the award at:

http://www.soocool.com/poty/

Born in the Asia and studied in the United States, Michael Soo picked up the best of both cultures in his way of life. His quest for all things balance tipped in his favor when he started photography. His aptitude in creativity and art laid dormant for years was evoked with a roar! Armed with strong technical background, he was able to create a wonderful coalesce of art and humanity; light and shadow.

Michael Soo is the receipient of the “Photographer of the Year 2005” award. His pieces of work are refreshing as he refused to follow the norms as you can witness in the October 2005 issue of Popular Photography magazine. You can find more of his work in the following sites.

Underwater Photography

Eric Cheng

In his annual update, Eric Cheng will discuss the latest events in Underwater Photography. He will have an amazing slideshow from his recent adventures around the world and below sea level.

Eric Cheng is rapidly becoming known around the world for his expertise in digital imaging. He has authored many web journals documenting his trips around the world, and has been published in numerous publications, both in print and on the web. In 2003, Eric was awarded a prestigious Antibes Festival award for his work with Wetpixel.com, the Antibes underwater imaging web site of the year. In 2005, Eric won a category in the prestigious Nature’s Best Magazine photo competition. Eric also leads trips and has given workshops and seminars at DEMA, SeaSpace, Digital Shootouts, and the Boston Sea Rovers Clinic.

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