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"SOCIAL MEDIA 101 FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS"By Andre JohnsonHaving a social media presence in today’s modern age is essential. A presentation put on by Andre Johnson, describes the ins and outs of social media relating to photography, and “why it’s not so bad.” From the basics to more advanced topics, Andre will ... Read More
"JOURNALISM AND SCIENCE, A KEY PARTNERSHIP"Why helping to tell stories about marine life has become a critical part of my life.By two-time Emmy Award winning producer and journalist, GEORGE C. SCHELLENGER George C. Schellenger is a two-time Emmy award winner with more than 20 ... Read More
"CLOSE FOCUS WIDE ANGLE: THE RULES HAVE CHANGED"Tricks, Tips, and the New Optics you can utilize! I grew up in New Jersey and became a SCUBA diver in 2006 while I was gearing up to start my own landscaping business. I first knew ... Read More
"CHRIS GUG IS BACK!"Inspiration at its finest- be prepared to be blown away. As many of you know, Chris Gug’s presentations are not to be missed! You will want to arrive early for the pre-meeting social and to get a good seat. His two part presentation will include: 1) A discussion on ... Read More
January 27, 2019photofish@mindspring.com
"WRECKS OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC"PRESENTATION BY JOHN CHATTERTON John Chatterton is one of the world’s most accomplished and well known shipwreck divers. He has worked with Universal Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Paramount Studios, CBS, PBS, HBO, and the History Channel on more than ... Read More
December 19, 2018photofish@mindspring.com
The Ocean Geographic Pictures of the Year awards is on again. Register by 20th Nov for the Early Bird Special ( Enter 30 images instead of 20) With 16 categories there is something to suit all shooting styles for both photographers and film makers. Categories for New Photographers, ... Read More
October 29, 2018photofish@mindspring.com
The Holiday Season is here. It’s time to party!  Let’s warm up the festivities in typical SFUPS style with good food, drinks, and merriment amongst new and old friends. Join us Sunday, December 2, 2018 We have made arrangements to host a banquet style dinner at our Courtyard Marriott meeting location. Festivities will ... Read More
"THE AFFECTIONATE SIDE OF SHARKS!"By Jim AbernethyJim Abernethy discovered the affectionate side of sharks in 2003 while removing a hook from a lemon shark! Tonight he will be sharing the unbelievable story of how far this life changing experience has changed everything he does as well as the misconception of ... Read More
October 28, 2018photofish@mindspring.com
PALM BEACH COUNTY DIVING ASSOCIATION ANNUAL FUNDRAISER & END OF YEAR PARTY: Join in on the PBCDA Summer’s End Party and Fundraiser on Saturday, October 6th. The Palm Beach County Diving Association hosts this event annually to raise money to sink artificial reefs like the Danny and Ana Cecilia. The ... Read More
September 21, 2018photofish@mindspring.com
"WIDE ANGLE IMAGERY"Balancing Strobes with Ambient Light Walt Stearns imagery and writing has appeared in hundreds of marine outdoor publications, and his film experience includes the BBC and Discovery Channel. A dedicated environmentalist with a background in zoology and oceanographic science, Walt consults ... Read More
September 18, 2018photofish@mindspring.com
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2017 WINNERS!!IGOR SEREGIN – Photographer of the Year, WAYNE MACWILLIAMS – Master of the Year, ZARINA STALLER – 2nd Place, DEBBIE WALLACE – 3rd Place (tie), WALT STEARNS – 3rd Place (tie), JOHN CASEY – Videographer of the Year As always, the SFUPS Holiday Party was a great ... Read More
December 7, 2017photofish@mindspring.com
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th – Blackwater dive with PURA VIDA DIVERS Join us to meet & photograph the Goliath Grouper Aggregation on September 16, 2018. SFUPS is offering a 2 tank afternoon dive at 1:30 PM on the wrecks of Palm Beach County, located out of the Lake Worth Inlet. We will ... Read More
"ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS"CHAD WILLIAMS -- GO BIG OR GOPROWAYNE MACWILLIAMS -- CREATING CREATIVE IMAGESLEE BURGHARD -- TECHNIQUES FOR IMPROVING YOUR VIDEO FOOTAGESUSAN MEARS -- IMAGE OPTIMIZATION AND CLEANUPBack by popular demand, our September meeting will feature Round Table Sessions with a great ... Read More
"THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU PRINT"By Matt Dee of Shiny PrintsHave you ever had a photograph that you thought looked great on your computer screen and when your printed copy arrived, you were disappointed? Maybe it was too dark, too bright, the colors were off, or maybe it was ... Read More
SATURDAY, JULY 28th – Blackwater dive with PURA VIDA DIVERS You all have heard about the crazy looking critters in the dark on the Black Water Night Dives so lets go check them out! Join us on Saturday, July 28th, 2018 for the SFUPS Black Water Night dive we have scheduled ... Read More