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JPEGmini

JPEGmini is a great utility for making your images smaller so they take up less space on your computer or for transmission online, all the while ensuring no quality is lost.

I started using JPEGmini a couple of years ago and have recently upgraded to JPEGmini Pro because my newer camera, the Canon 5DsR, has a 50 megapixel sensor and JPEGmini (non-pro version) has an upper limit of 50 megapixels. 

The folks who make JPEGmini are adamant that this reduction does nothing to affect the quality of the image and that the resulting file can still be used for printing, after all, it has done nothing to affect the pixels that make up the image. What JPEGmini does is removes a lot of "junk" data from the file, reducing the file size, often my more than 50%.

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OneLight 2.0

Zack Arias' "OneLight 2.0" is a pretty cool video workshop. Zack doesn't play favourites with tech, using many cameras and a few different methods of connecting to his one light.

As photographers I think we overthink our setups sometimes and one thing OneLight shows us is that you can do great things with the one light and a few different modifiers. And they don't have to be expensive modifiers.

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Lightroom 5 Pulbic Beta

Adobe has released Lightroom 5 as a public beta, with some exciting new features that I'm sure many members will love. Perspective fixing with "Upright", custom layouts in books, smart previews, radial filters, an improved healing tool and more.

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Eye-Fi Card Review

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p>The Eye-Fi SD card is a self contained Wi-Fi product that allows you to wirelessly connect your camera to your PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone to download photos for editing and/or uploading to photo sharing sites.

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Upcoming

Presentation: A Journey into Portraiture with Jane & Martin Clancy (oh and our AGM)

We'll quickly dispense of the formalities of our annual general meeting before we head into the night's presentation by Jane and Martin Clancy.

Jane and Martin will join us to explain the "How and why of what we do", they'll be presenting their method of portraiture including sharing their lighting setups with us. Be sure to take notes for our 6th competition of the year, portraiture.

Entries due for our 5th competition - Creative Preproduction.

Brooklyn Community Hall
24th July 2018 7:45 pm
Weekend Away: Weekend away - Echuca

We're eating to Echuca, planning is well under way. Book your accommodation now. More details to come very soon.

Echuca
4th August 2018 1:00 pm

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