Local photographer to discuss the value of criticism at Photography Club meeting

Photo courtesy Robert Green Cumbres and Toltec rail yard, Chama, N.M. This photo will be one of the four discussed by featured presenter Robert Green at the March meeting of the Pagosa Springs Photography Club.

Photo courtesy Robert Green
Cumbres and Toltec rail yard, Chama, N.M. This photo will be one of the four discussed by featured presenter Robert Green at the March meeting of the Pagosa Springs Photography Club.

By Jean Moats
Special to The PREVIEW

The Pagosa Springs Photography Club will hold its monthly meeting Wednesday evening, March 9, at the Pagosa Lodge.

Join us for socializing at 6 p.m., followed by the program and short business meeting at 6:30 p.m. The Photography Club normally meets the second Wednesday of each month year-round at 6 p.m. at the Lodge.

For the March program, local photographer Robert Green will discuss how to critique photographs.

Four photos will be examined using critiques by professional photographers. The original photos (as shot) will be shown along with the processed (i.e., edited) versions. Some approaches for avoiding or correcting common problems will be discussed and the resulting final images presented Some conclusions about the value of seeking criticism of your photos will be suggested.

Members are encouraged to bring 15-20 photographs of recent photo opportunities on a flash drive or CD for review and discussion following the presentation, time permitting.

Photography enthusiasts at all levels of ability are invited to attend club meetings at no charge for the first meeting. If interested, you are invited to join for annual dues of $25 for individuals, $35 for a family membership and $10 for a student membership.

For more information concerning the meeting, contact Jean Moats at 507-1017 or Susanne Russell at 946-6454.

This story was posted on February 29, 2016.