101 Photo Club
Welcome to 101 Photo Club. Formed in January, 2016, the club is a group of professionals and amateurs that networks on a regular basis to learn and improve the craft of photography and to engage commercial photography.
We appreciate photography as an art.
We communicate ideas through photography.
We network to inspire each other.
We use photography to serve the community.
We grow together.
COMMUNICATE * INSPIRE * SERVE * GROW
- Monthly networking event
- Educational seminar by renowned photographers
- Photography outings and glamour model shoots
- Portfolio showcase on Club’s website
- Exhibits at public venues
- Photo competitions
- 30% discount on Workshop fees
- 10% discount on Photography Class fees
And many more…
Our regular meeting is 1st Tuesday of each month 7:00-9:30pm at River of Life Christian Church, 1177 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Best Photography Places San Francisco Bay Area - By David Coleman
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- Jan 7 Twenty Strategies in Composition - Mark Grzan www.mgrzan.photography
- Feb 4 Photographing the unseen: re-training your eyes for the photogenic - Ken Fong
- Mar 3 Astro_Landscape Photography - Rick Whitacre
- Apr 14 Using Photoshop to make Watercolor art - Eric Gray
- May 12 A Winter Wonderland: Banff National Park - Jack Ou
- Jun 2 Bird Photography - Chien Su
- July 21 Photo Retouch: Simple and Powerful Techniques - Chao Feng
- Aug 11 Good Enough is NOT Good Enough - Hanson Fong
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Photo Retouch: Simple and Powerful Techniques - Chao Feng
Location: Online Zoom Meeting.
When: Tuesday. July 21, 2020 from 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Mastering Photoshop is a time-daunting learning process that has shied away many amateur photographers. In this talk I will share with you some simple steps of using Lightroom and Nik Collections to achieve professional results. Thoughts on Photo Composition, Color, Black & White, Toning will be shared along the way of retouching demonstration.
About Chao Feng
Chao Feng is a Senior Technical Leader of Software Engineering in a high tech company in San Jose. Photography has been his passion for more than 20 years. He is an award winner in photo competitions including the 1st Prize Winner of International Landscape, Photographic Society of America (PSA) in 2017. Many of his works are published in the top curated photo gallery https://1x.com/member/twohorses. He is a Vice Chairman of San Francisco Photographer Association (SFPA) and a popular photo teacher in the local community.
Good Enough is NOT Good Enough - Hanson Fong
Location: River of Life Christian Church, Fellowship Hall,
1177 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054
When: Tuesday. August 11, 2020 from 7:00PM - 9:30PM
Good Enough is NOT Good Enough
The key element to being a successful photographer is to make people look great.
He will share with you his perception in creating perfect photographic harmony by demonstrating how to use correct lighting, from natural to hot light to flash lighting.
A live demonstration of the Classic 10 poses that Hanson has mastered and pioneered will assist you in posing any person, regardless of weight and/or height. His technique will enable you to pose any family grouping, couple, or a bridal couple.
In addition to hands on posing, Hanson will discuss lighting techniques. You will learn how to photograph under any lighting condition, indoors or outdoors, any place, anytime. His approach to finding the “light” is simple and uncomplicated. Proper lighting and posing will help you create highly desirable and timeless photographs.
Lights! Camera! Action!
About Hanson Fong
Hanson Fong of San Francisco, California, is globally recognized as one of the premier wedding and portrait photographers in the industry. With more than 30 years of experience, Hanson has rightfully earned the Photographic Degrees of Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman. He is currently a member of the prestigious Society of XXV. Hanson is also a proud member of Canon’s Explorers of Light.
Hanson’s photographic experience and educational credentials are unsurpassed. As an award winning photographer and instructor, Hanson is on the cutting edge of photography. His work sets the standard for photographers around the world.
Hanson regularly shares his techniques that apply to both fine art and classical photography. In his course, “Fong Shui, Harmonizing the Fine Art of Posing and Lighting” he demonstrates the Classic 10 Poses that he pioneered, flow posing, body shifting and facial analysis. Complimented with his animated personality, attendees enjoy live shooting demonstrations, hands on posing techniques, as well as large screen projections of his present and past work.
Hanson has lectured at every major school of photography across America and has been invited to speak at various national and international conventions. His work and talent are recognized throughout the United States, Asia, Canada, Mexico and Europe. His work has been displayed in the Hall of Fame, Epcot Center, and the ASP Traveling Loan. Hanson’s images have been seen in numerous publications including “American Photo,” “Bridal Guide,” “Popular Photography,” “Rangefnder,” “Studio Photography,” and “Professional Photographer.” The quality of his work is reflected in the aesthetic appeal found in each of his photographs.
"Once you go with Fong, you won’t go Wrong"
Admission is $25 at the door. Free for 101 photo club members.
Pre-register [click here to register now] to receive a $5 discount on the admission fee.