MAY 27, 2015: Digitally Drawing in Photoshop

MAY 27, 2015
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
East Shore Area Library
4501 Ethel Street, Harrisburg, PA
Room A & B (Lower Level)

Eventbrite - Digitally Drawing in Photoshop

Photoshop_logo_by_Spoon10488About this Event:  Dave Lambert will be presenting “Digital Drawing in Photoshop.”  Learn Tips & Tricks on creating posters and other illustrations.

Topic level:  All levels with familiarity with Photoshop Who should attend:  People wanting to learn how to get more out of Photoshop.

About the Presenter:  David Lambert is the CPAUG Co-Manager and a project manager.

Event Raffle

Everyone in attendance will receive one ticket for our raffle drawing at the end of the event. You could win:

Infragistics Ultimate ($1955 value!) license – Cross-platform, cross-device development toolset

An Infragistics Ultimate ($1955 value!) license. Infragistics Ultimate makes it easy to build stunning apps with incredible performance. The Infragistics Ultimate gives you EVERYTHING in one complete cross-platform, cross-device development toolset – including UX design tools to help transform your project vision into actual user experience. You can build your best applications quickly and easily on any browser, device, or platform with jQuery/HTML5, WPF, Silverlight, ASP.NET, Windows Forms, Mobile, and experience your next app before you code it with Indigo Studio.

An O’Reilly eBook of your choice

O’Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences.

Light Snacks & Bottled Water Provided

We’ll be providing light snacks & bottled water at this event thanks to proceeds from the CPAUG Amazon.com affiliate link program. As always, thank you to those who have used the affiliate link for their Amazon.com purchases – we appreciate your support and help in making these fun extras available to all.

If you’d like to help, all you need to do is go to cpaug.com/shop and click on the Amazon.com link there to do all of your Amazon.com shopping. CPAUG receives a small percentage of the sales from your purchases at no extra cost to you. Several of our group members have just bookmarked that link in their web browser and used that shortcut to make things even easier for them.

This event is not sponsored by the Dauphin County Library System.

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April 20, 2015 Event: Make an Anaglyph 3D Photo in Photoshop Workshop

3d-paper-glassesMonday, April 20, 2015
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

East Shore Area Library, 4501 Ethel Street, Harrisburg, PA (edit map)

Eventbrite - Make a Anaglyph 3D Photo in Photoshop Workshop

About the Workshop:

Let’s all have some fun with Photoshop and turn regular boring old photos into awesome anaglyph 3D photos! Anaglyph 3D is the name given to the stereoscopic 3D effect achieved by means of encoding each eye’s image using filters of different (usually chromatically opposite) colors, typically red and cyan. Anaglyph 3D images contain two differently filtered colored images, one for each eye.  The first 50 people to arrive will receive a pair of red/cyan paper 3D glasses so they can view and show off their new 3D images!

Seating is limited so register early.

What To Bring:

–  A fun digital photo that you want to make into an awesome Stereoscopic 3D photo
–  Paper and pen to take notes
–  Laptop with Adobe Photoshop installed (any version of PS should be fine)

Topic level:  Intermediate. You should be comfortable using Photoshop and it’s interface.

Who should attend:  Anyone who wants to learn how turn their regular photos into Anaglyph 3D images using Adobe Photoshop.

About the Presenter:   Megan Fister is the CPAUG Manager and website designer for small businesses in the US.  She holds a BA in Advertising from Penn State University.  Feel free to contact her on Twitter @meganfister

Light Snacks & Bottled Water Provided

We’ll be providing light snacks & bottled water at this event thanks to proceeds from the CPAUG Amazon.com affiliate link program. As always, thank you to those who have used the affiliate link for their Amazon.com purchases – we appreciate your support and help in making these fun extras available to all.

This event is not sponsored by the Dauphin County Library System.

Eventbrite - Make a Anaglyph 3D Photo in Photoshop Workshop

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drone photography

Drone Photography

At our January meeting, several CPAUG members mentioned their interest in learning more about drone photography so I wanted to provide an update on it.   To start, I’ve contacted a well-known drone photographer on the west coast and asked if he would be willing to set up a Skype meeting with us.  He kindly replied that while his schedule is currently full, I should try to get in touch again in late sprint to see if we can set up a day & time for the call in the fall.  I’ll, of course, update the group as that progresses.

And, of course, now that drone photography is on my radar (is that a  joke?) I’ve seen all kinds of news about it that I’d like to share:

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Attn: Photographers & Painters – Plein Air Camp Hill Festival

The 5th Annual Plein Air Camp Hill Competition and Arts Festival in Camp Hill, PA, will be held May 29-31, 2015, with the main festival day being Saturday, May 30th. More info to come about this free family festival with activities and competitions for those of all ages and abilities.

2015 Call to Painters and Call to Photographers has been issued

There are two distinct competitions for photography, a juried competition and a “quick shoot” competition. Both have cash prizes for winners as well as a great opportunity to sell the photographs during the festival.

Deadline for entry into the juried competition is March 16th.

More info can be found on the website – http://www.pleinaircamphill.org/

(This is NOT a CPAUG event)

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February 26th Event: Unknown Adobe – Exploring Lesser Known Adobe Products

Thursday, February 26, 2015
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
East Shore Area Library
4501 Ethel Street, Harrisburg, PA
Room A & B (Lower Level)

Eventbrite - Unknown Adobe - Exploring Lesser Known Adobe Products

About this Event:

Sure, you know about Adobe Photoshop. And Illustrator. And Premier. But do you know about Adobe EchoSign? Prelude? Story Plus? Come to this event to get an overview of some of the lesser-known Adobe products and discover something new to help your workflow! We’ll likely have some networking time at the end of the event.

Topic level: All levels
Who should attend: This event will likely be of most interest to creatives.

About the Presenter: Megan Fister is the CPAUG Manage and a web designer specializing providing WordPress websites to small businesses.

Event Raffle

Everyone in attendance will receive one ticket for our raffle drawing at the end of the event. You could win:

Infragistics Ultimate ($1955 value!) license – Cross-platform, cross-device development toolset

An Infragistics Ultimate ($1955 value!) license. Infragistics Ultimate makes it easy to build stunning apps with incredible performance. The Infragistics Ultimate gives you EVERYTHING in one complete cross-platform, cross-device development toolset – including UX design tools to help transform your project vision into actual user experience. You can build your best applications quickly and easily on any browser, device, or platform with jQuery/HTML5, WPF, Silverlight, ASP.NET, Windows Forms, Mobile, and experience your next app before you code it with Indigo Studio.

An O’Reilly print book

O’Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences.

Light Snacks & Bottled Water Provided

We’ll be providing light snacks & bottled water at this event thanks to proceeds from the CPAUG Amazon.com affiliate link program. As always, thank you to those who have used the affiliate link for their Amazon.com purchases – we appreciate your support and help in making these fun extras available to all.

If you’d like to help, all you need to do is go to cpaug.com/shop and click on the Amazon.com link there to do all of your Amazon.com shopping. CPAUG receives a small percentage of the sales from your purchases at no extra cost to you. Several of our group members have just bookmarked that link in their web browser and used that shortcut to make things even easier for them.

This event is not sponsored by the Dauphin County Library System.

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10th Annual Philly Emerging Tech Conference – April 7 – April 8

Registration is open for the 10th Annual Philly Emerging Tech Conference (a.k.a Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise), which is set for April 7 – April 8 at the Society Hill Sheraton in Philadelphia.

A limited number of early bird seats are available for $415 per person. When we run out of early bird tickets or after February 15, a conference pass will cost $525. The conference has sold out the past several years.

To register for this 2-day, 5-track event: http://phillyemergingtech.com

The Philly Emerging Tech program always covers the software development process as well as a diverse mix of languages and technologies.

Topics range from social engineering to Agile contracts for software consultants to the role of architects on Agile projects to the Scala ecosystem to Angular to Ember to Swift to the Java 8 Stream API to time series databases to deep learning to the Internet of Things to Apache Spark. The roster includes creators, core developers, contributors to, and authors of books on popular open source projects.

They will be hosting 50 speakers:  http://phillyemergingtech.com/speakers/  More speakers and session abstracts will be added over the next couple of weeks.

(This is NOT a CPAUG event)

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