CAPA Pacific Zone News: Winter 2015

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A quick note to let you know that the Winter Edition of the Pacific Zone News is now available for your viewing pleasure at   It is filled with information about zone activities and the photographic events coming in the New Year. (Kelly Pape writes about her Moon shots &  Barb Klie reports on DreamCycle Field Trip)

At this time I would like to thank you for your continued support of CAPA, and wish all of our wonderful CAPA members a very  Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and all the best for 2015.

It would be so great to see all of you at CAPA Photo Expo next summer. We have planned an amazing weekend for you.  See all the details at

Larry Breitkreutz, FCAPA

Director CAPA Pacific Zone

December 17: SHOWCASE is Ambiguous

PROGRAM for Dec. 17th our last meeting of 2014, is SHOWCASE with the challenge of submitting a max of 4 ‘AMBIGUOUS’ images by Monday, Midnight, December 15th.

Uncertain about the meaning of ambiguous?  Perfect!  Submit your visually mysterious photos ‘that could be this . . .  or could be that’ to test the powers of discernment of your fellow KPAC members.  The ‘How to Submit’ details are found on our website. If you are submitting but can’t be present please send along info about your respective images. Thanks!

December 3: Editing Your Photos + What’s In Your Camera Bag?

Pink Hair Contact SheetWe’ll begin discussion by viewing a half hour video by Joel Sartore. He discusses the difficult subject of editing. Which photos do I keep? Which do I throw away? As a personal example Sartore tells of a 4 month, 30,000 image assignment that led to publishing a mere 6 photos!What's in the bag?-241 copyWHAT’S IN YOUR CAMERA BAG?

The second part of the evening will have several “seasoned” photographers show items they carry in their camera bag that they wouldn’t leave home without.  You may be surprised by some!

November 26: SHOWCASE Challenge: ‘Rocks’

100_2266Whether it’s rock music or stony silence, tidal lapping or rocking chair napping submit a max of 4 images that rock by Monday midnight.

Members! Remember; name first, number sequence next followed by a title and sized to a max of 1400 pixels wide by a max of 1050 high.  Think inside the box.  Showcase submission instructions are under the website’s ‘Information’ tab.  Rock on!