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BLACK WATER DIVING IN THE PACIFICWith Linda IannielloA lot of you are familiar with black water diving locally and the subjects that can be found here. This presentation will focus on my experiences black water diving in four locations in the Pacific: 1. Anilao, Philippines – Crystal Blue Resort 2. Romblon, Philippines – The ... Read More
WHEEL OF KNOWLEDGEWith ED MEYERSOn the May 12th Zoom meeting, Ed will share information from his Wheel Of Knowledge “top 10” list of commonly asked questions. He will initially focus on Mirrorless vs Mirrored, Color Balance, the Histogram and Printing stills ... Read More
"DIGITAL ART " by Francisco SedanoPLUS"HOW TO GET THE SHOT" by Ani & Emma from Pura Vida Divers Award winning photographer, Francisco (Paco) Sedano will open up our April 14th online meeting with a walk thru of how he creates amazing art from his photos. If ... Read More
AN OVERVIEW OF THE WILD DOLPHIN PROJECTwith Cassie VolkerResearch Assistant, Cassie Volker, will discuss how and why the Wild Dolphin Project was started and walk you through the past 35 years in the field as well as the new directions the project is heading. www.wilddolphinproject.org Cassie Volker received her B.S. (2013) ... Read More
February 25, 2020photofish@mindspring.com
WILD WATERS - A RETROSPECTIVEMichael Patrick O'NeillJoin us Tuesday, February 11th as we welcome back resident professional underwater photographer, Michael Patrick O’Neill, as he returns to SFUPS as our February guest speaker. Michael has been traveling the globe for the past 27 years capturing some of the world’s most famous and ... Read More
January 29, 2020photofish@mindspring.com
"THE LENS OF ADVENTURE"Presentation by Jennifer Idol What stories do we tell through our images? Where do they lead us? And what isn’t told through our images? Join Jennifer Idol on a journey of exploration through photography as she shares how one journey leads to the next. From helping people connect to ... Read More
December 24, 2019photofish@mindspring.com
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2019 WINNERS!!! Thank you for sharing your stunning work and beautiful videos throughout the year. ZARINA STALLER – 2019 Photographer of the Year HANNES KLOSTERMANN – 2nd Place BERND MEIER – 3rd Place ... Read More
August 21, 2023Hornberger, Eleanor
Join us for a banquet style dinner at our Courtyard Marriott meeting location. Festivities will include: FREE hors d’oeuvres (Social Hour 5 PM) Cash Bar with Premium Drink Options $39 per Adult; $15 per child (kids menu) Three Course Meal with Choice of Dinner Entrée and Dessert Tuscan Chicken with Tomatoes, Spinach, Mozzarella and Balsamic ... Read More
September 22, 2019photofish@mindspring.com
2018 SFUPS HOLIDAY PARTYA fantastic event – thank you to the organizers for all of their hard work, our sponsors for the prizes – the awards were perfect, the centerpieces were beautiful, lots of fun was had by all. ESPECIALLY our award winners ! CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2018 WINNERS!! ... Read More
January 13, 2019photofish@mindspring.com
INTO THE PLANETWith Jill Heinerth You will not want to miss the SFUPS November Meeting ~ We are incredibly excited and grateful that National Geographic Photographer and Author of “Into The Planet” Jill Heinerth was able to carve time out of her busy schedule to be our guest speaker. Jill Heinerth will share ... Read More
October 27, 2019photofish@mindspring.com
"CITIZEN SCIENCE BEHIND THE LENS"BY CARLOS & ALLISON ESTAPEJoin Carlos & Allison Estape representing The Smithsonian Research Institute. We have tips on Photo-documenting fish and how to contribute to the Smithsonian’s Fishes of the Greater Caribbean and Eastern Pacific data base. Join us and learn how to become a Citizen Scientist behind ... Read More
September 14, 2019photofish@mindspring.com
CREATIVE IDEAS TO ENHANCE YOUR UNDERWATER IMAGERYWith Todd WinnerTodd Winner, a world-renowned underwater photographer will be giving us in-depth shot ideas to make your imagery pop! He has been instructing the Reef Photo and Video Blue Heron Bridge Workshops for the past year and has helped several people enhance their ... Read More
"ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS"We have a great line up for August meeting. The round tables have been a huge success as it gives each individual an opportunity to get one on one instruction and clear up questions in a more personalized setting.Suzan Meldonian - POST PROCESSING How to fix your pix-Tips ... Read More
"Marine Conservation and Research with Shark Team One"Angela Smith, founder of the endangered species conservation and citizen science expedition organization Shark Team One will speak about working with large marine animals and the conservation of endangered species worldwide. Her program will highlight how photographers, nonprofit organizations, conservationists, students and divers ... Read More
There is still some spaces on a South Komodo trip for January 13-24, 2020 via the MV Pindito. That time of year is off season for most all other liveaboards. This trip is starting in Bima, an aweosme muck location, then making its way to South Komodo for warm and ... Read More