photography

Kingwood Photo Club - Introduction to Photography

Join the photo club at #KingwoodLibrary on Sat 3/2 from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM for Introduction to Photography. This  workshop is designed specifically for "serious" beginners & intermediate photographers. We'll cover the basics of using your camera as well as compositional rules.  

Kingwood Photo Club - Editing in Photoshop Elements

Join the Photo Club at Kingwood Library on Sat 2/2/19 @ 10:30 am for our 2nd workshop on Photoshop Elements. We will delve deeper into the editing functions of the software. Join us and explore editing your images using the extremely functional yet considerably cheaper, Elements. 

Photo Club: Traveling with Cameras

Join the Photo Club @ Kingwood Library on Sat 1/12 @ 10:30 AM in the Meeting Room for Traveling with Cameras. We will discuss what type of photo & computer gear to take as well as bags, security, & file management workflow. We'll also cover hardware & software for editing on the road.

Photoshop Elements Workshop at Kingwood Library

Join the #KingwoodPhotoClub at #KingwoodLibrary this Saturday Oct 6th from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM for a workshop in the Computer Lab on the Basics of Photoshop Elements. Learn to use Elements to keep all your images organized, and create collages and slideshows. Get into editing!

Introduction to Photography

Are you a new to photography? Did you recently start taking pictures? The Kingwood Photo Club has just the workshop for you! Join us in the Meeting Room on Saturday, August 12th from 10:30 AM - 1 PM for Introduction to Photography. You will learn the basics from how your camera works to the elements of composition and lighting. Register online here or by calling 281-360-6804.

Black & White Photography Class

Photography fans, this Saturday, July 8th from 10 AM - 12:30 PM is a class on Black and White Photography taught by Kingwood Photo Club. Why would anyone take black and white images in this vibrant world? It used to be the only way we communicated photographically. Learn the art of black and white, what to look for, and how to process your images. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.

(image courtesy of Mark Haywood)

Photography: Introduction to Lightroom

Photography enthusiasts: are you seeking to gain familiarity with a photo editing software? Chuck Dugand of the Kingwood Photo Club will demonstrate techniques that are used for Adobe Lightroom on Saturday, May 13th from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM in the Training Lab. No registration is necessary.  Join us!

(image courtesy of www.dpreview.com)

Upcoming MFAH Exhibition Explores War through Photography

Cover Art: Photo by Brady: A Picture of the Civil WarAs horrifying as war is, there is no arguing the fact that much great art has arisen from its ashes: Homer’s Iliad, Tolstoy’s War and Peace, Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five in literature, Picasso’s Guernica, Goya’s The Disasters of War in visual art, Grand Illusion and Apocalypse Now in cinema, but no medium has captured war, and all its chaos and misery and valor, the way photography has.

This Veteran’s Day, November 11, The Museum of Fine Arts – Houston will debut the exhibition, WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath. Spanning 165 years and six continents, the exhibit explores the experience of war through the eyes of photographers.

Bad Habits

Do you have a habit of cutting people's heads off and blurring people out of your life? If you do, you're either a mob boss or a bad photographer. If your problem involves taking pictures, we can certainly help. If you're a mob boss, you're out of luck.

Grab a couple of these guides at your local HCPL branch and you will never have to worry about messing up your vacation photos again.

The Civil War in Pictures

The Civil War: an Illustrated HistoryI’m a big fan of picture books for adults.  I’ve come across a new one published by the makers of TIME Magazine that also combines my interest in history.  The Civil War: an Illustrated History is full of actual photos of the time mixed with interesting stories you may not have heard.  For instance, see before-and-after photos of one of the few women that served in the military during this time.  When her husband was called to war, she wasn’t c

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