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October 2019
October 2019
October 2019
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Understanding PSA Interclub Competitions (7:30 PM EDT)
This meeting will give you information on PSA Interclub competitions in which DPS participates. They are Nature, Creative, Photo Travel and Photojournalism. At the meeting you will learn specific information on competition requirements and how to enter the competitions in whichever category or categories you are interested in.  Please plan to attend this informative meeting.
DPS Exhibit at Longwood Gardens Begins (8:00 AM EDT)
DPS Exhibit during the Blooms and Bamboo display and the Fall Color and Chrysanthemum Festival exhibit at Longwood Gardens from October 3 to November 17.
Education Night: The Art of Photography (7:30 PM EDT)
A brief history of the medium and tips for elevating your images.
Free Class for Beginning Digital Photographers Starts (7:00 PM EDT)
“Everything you Wanted to Know About Digital Photography but Were Afraid to Ask” Again this year DPS will present a free 10-week course for those new to Digital Photography. The course is designed for beginning photographers who wish to learn how to take control of the camera, and use its many functions for creative effect. Among topics to be discussed will be: how a camera works, all about lenses, using shooting modes, effects of shutter speed, aperture and ISO, basic composition, basic post-processing, and lighting. Students will be expected to complete basic homework assignments which will be reviewed each week. The course will begin on Tuesday, October 8 and run for 10 weeks. There will be no class Thanksgiving Week (Nov. 26). Classes will be held in the Longwood Room of the Claymont Community Center, 3301 Green Street, Claymont, DE. Sessions will start promptly at 7:00 PM and end at 8:30 PM. Instruction will be though discussion, Power Point presentations, and “hands on” demonstrations. The course will be taught by four DPS Salon class members: Marvin Gerstein, Larry Hinson, Bob McCaffrey and Gary Walter. Registration is open to all DPS members, as well as the general public, so please tell your friends. A sign up sheet will be available at all DPS September meetings, or you can register by sending an email to Please include your phone number in the email. Students must have a camera with interchangeable lenses (you don’t need more than one lens) such as a DSLR or mirrorless camera. Certain other cameras which have full controls for manual exposure may also be acceptable if approved by the instructors. If you have questions or need more information, send an email to, or see one of the instructors at a DPS meeting.
DPS Exhibit at DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC) (12:00 PM EDT)
In conjunction with DEEC's 10th Anniversary Festival DPS has an exhibit of images at the DEEC that were taken at the DEEC over the 10 years.
Projected Image Competition (7:30 PM EDT)
DuPont Pavillion Assigned Subject: Smoke (Image where smoke is the predominant subject)
Print Competition (7:30 PM EDT)
DuPont Pavillion Assigned Subject: Smoke (Image where smoke is the predominant subject)
DPS Exhibit at Delaware Museum of Natural History (9:30 AM EDT)
The DPS exhibit of Migrating Waterfowl starts.
Rad Drew: Seriously?! Your Mobile's Camera?! Why It's Worthy of Your Camera Bag (7:30 PM EDT)
Award-winning photographer, Rad Drew presents his program Seriously?! Your Mobile’s Camera?! Why it’s Worthy of Your Camera Bag, at a meeting of the Delaware Photographic Society on Monday, October 28 at 7:30pm. The meeting is in Cokesbury Village’s Auditorium C, 726 Loveville Road, Hockessin, DE 19707. Rad will discuss the aspects of mobile phone technology that have elevated this camera to a new status among “serious” photographers including new processing apps, shooting and processing techniques, and show how to achieve a narrow depth of field previously only possible with “big” cameras. The meeting is free and open to the public.
WIEP Opens for Entries
The Wilmington International Exhibition of Photography is open for entries. Entry closing date is January 27, 2020 at 11:59 pm.

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