Following a presentation on advanced SmugMug topics, Rae and I screened AUTUMN GEM to the assembled crowd at the April 2009 Camera Owners of the Bay Area user group meeting. They’ve been hearing about this project for the past year and a half, and it was great to finally be able to show them the … Continue reading Autumn Gem at April 2009 COBA Meeting
The April 2009 for the Camera Owners of the Bay Area (COBA) user group will be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at SmugMug headquarters in Mountain View from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm.
We had a great meeting at the March 2009 COBA meeting, held at new location at SmugMug headquarters. I gave a presentation on my mobile photography workflow, demonstrating how I use a Cradlepoint CTR-350, EVDO modem, and a Eye-Fi wireless card to immediately send my photos to my laptop and computer. Using this setup is … Continue reading Wireless Photography and Sensor Cleaning Recap
The March 2009 for the Camera Owners of the Bay Area (COBA) user group will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at SmugMug headquarters in Mountain View from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. Meeting Location As a reminder for those who were not able to attend the February meeting, COBA is now convening at … Continue reading Wireless Digital Photography and Sensor Cleaning at March COBA Meeting
Just a reminder that COBA is holding its first meeting of 2009 at our new location. SmugMug has generously opened its doors for COBA this month. Meeting topics include Lloyd Chambers discussing the State of Digital Photography and Camera Bags. I’ve been on a buying spree lately and am interested in seeing what other camera … Continue reading COBA Meeting Tomorrow
The first meeting of 2009 for the Camera Owners of the Bay Area (COBA) user group will be held on Wednesday, February 11, 2009, at SmugMug headquarters in Mountain View from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. New Location After several years meeting at Stanford’s SLAC and Cordura Hall, COBA is moving to where it all … Continue reading Emerging Trends in Digital Photography and Camera Bags at February 2009 COBA
I’m looking forward to seeing everyone at our final COBA meeting of 2008. Tomorrow night’s presentations by Oliver and Edward are going to be great; plus, it’s our end-of-the-year Holiday party! Longtime COBA members will remember we had to change locations in 2006 after the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center changed its policies regarding outside groups … Continue reading COBA Meeting Location in 2009
The Holiday Party and final meeting of 2008 for the Camera Owners of the Bay Area (COBA) user group will be held on Wednesday, December 10, 2008, in Cordura Hall 100 at Stanford University from 7:30-10:00 pm. Bird Photography Why photograph birds? Birds are beautiful creatures. They are also interesting. They lead fascinating lives. They … Continue reading Bird Photography, Creating a Dance Calendar, and COBA Holiday Party
At last night’s COBA meeting, Jim Rose brought with him a production Canon EOS 5D Mark II, the hotly anticipated replacement for the original 5D. I was very interested in seeing the high ISO noise characteristics of the new camera, and it did not disappoint. Jim asked that I not upload any photos that I … Continue reading Hold the Noise: Hands on with the Canon 5D Mark II
The November meeting for the Camera Owners of the Bay Area (COBA) user group will be held on Wednesday, November 12, 2008, in Cordura Hall 100 at Stanford University from 7:30-10:00 pm. Canon 5D Mark II with Jim Rose Jim Rose from Canon U.S.A. has received his sample EOS 5D Mark II and will answer … Continue reading 5D Mark II with Jim Rose, Political Photography Part II: Jared Polis, and What Would You Invent?