Moon Photography and Short Reviews

The August meeting for the Camera Owners of the Bay Area (COBA) user group will be held on Wednesday, August 8, 2007, in Cordura Hall 100 at Stanford University from 7:30-10:00 pm.


19:00-19:30: Sign-in and mingling period
19:30-20:15: Moon Photography
20:15-21:00: Short Reviews
21:00-21:30: Monthly Assignment: Elements

Moon Photography

Jeff Conrad is back to present “Photographing the Full Moon.” He’ll give tips and techniques on determining the best time and location to photograph the moon. Chuck Soper will demo VelaClock, a Mac OS X Dashboard Widget that displays the current level of natural light (daylight, twilight, or night), sun and moon rise/set times, moon phase information, local times and country flags for cities throughout the world.

Short Reviews

Chris Pedersen has been busy testing new photography equipment. He’ll give some short presentations on:

1. 1D MkIII vs. 20D Noise Test Part II
2. DIY Shoot-Through White-Balance Filter vs. ExpoDisc
3. Big Glass Shoot-Out: Canon 400mm F2.8 L, Canon 400mm F4.0 DO, and Sigma 120-300mm

SmugMug Monthly Assignment: Elements

Get elemental with this month’s assignment: ELEMENTS

The winner of the monthly assignment will get a free 1-year Pro account subscription on SmugMug for having the best photo of the group!

Only new photographs taken from the previous meeting date to the next meeting date will be accepted.

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