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Meeting Cancelled! Coastal Camera Club Program Meeting

March 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meeting Cancelled  

David Hobby      March 11, 2020


An American photographer and author of the Strobist.com lighting blog, a site which promotes lighting techniques — such as off-camera flash — among photographic enthusiasts, often with an emphasis on the practical knowledge rather than the gear. The blog has an on-line monthly readership of over 300,000 photographers from 175 countries, and was named one of the "25 Best Blogs of 2010"[1] by Time Magazine.  Until July 2008, Hobby was a staff photojournalist with The Baltimore Sun.

In June 2007, he took a year-long leave of absence from The Sun to blog full-time.[2] On August 3, 2008, Hobby announced in a posting on his blog[3] that he had taken a buyout from The Sun along with about one hundred staffers who left the paper at that time. He explained, "There was a hard staff reduction quota in effect, and given the way the blog has gone I thought it would be best if I counted toward it when they started lopping off heads..."[3] Hobby said he planned to use the blog as a platform from which to explore various photographic projects.

In June 2009, Hobby was named one of "The Five Biggest Photographers on the Internet" by Photo District News.[4]


A Jumpstart Course in Small-Flash Lighting

In my program, A Jumpstart Course in Small-Flash Lighting, participants will get a solid introduction to, and overview of, the principles of additive lighting and balancing electronic flash with ambient light. We’ll also explore the step-by-step building of multiple-light setups and working in non-daylight lighting environments. By the time we finish, participants will be comfortable with the basics of artificial lighting. They’ll be ready to begin—or extend—their own journey as lighting photographers.


Guests and Visitors  are welcome


March 11, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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