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Join us for our March 2nd General Meeting, were we'll hear from Hazel Meredith, on the topic of "Working with Textures & Overlays: Turn Ho-Hum Into a Work of Art"
"Don’t delete that digital image! Do you sometimes have a shot that you really like….a subject that is hard to capture….a place you may not get to again….but it’s not perfect? Turn that “almost” good shot into a work of art by utilizing textures and overlays.
Maybe it’s a bird in flight – the bird looks great, but the sky is blah. Use another sky image as an overlay, or add a texture – or both! Maybe it’s a nice flower shot – good color and composition, but it’s not quite tack sharp. Use textures to turn it into a fine art image! Of course, you can also add textures to your best images and make them spectacular!
Textures are everywhere – there are many free and for-purchase ones online. You can create your own textures within Photoshop or from photos of everyday objects. Working with layers and blending modes, there are many things you can do to create a beautiful work of art – I’ll show you how!"
Hazel Meredith, APSA, HonNEC, has been teaching photographers how to perfect their images and be creative since 2007. She has taught for several adult education programs; at many national and regional photographic conferences; and at camera clubs throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and beyond. She also offers her own workshops through Meredith Images. She has been an active member and officer for many camera clubs and organizations, and was awarded her APSA from the Photographic Society of America in 2013, and in 2018 received her HonNEC (Honorary Member of the New England Camera Club Council). In 2020 she was presented with the PSA Ashbrook Award for Digital Imaging Instruction. In 2017 she and her husband, Dave, founded the Creative Photography Conference. She has written two eBooks on “Working with Textures & Overlays: Turn Ho-Hum into a Work of Art”. The eBooks, as well as her own line of textures are available in her Peacock Studio online store at MeredithImages.com.
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