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Taking better pictures: The Digital Divas workshop at Mike's Camera October 19

Monday, October 3, 2011 Leave a Comment

It's no secret that I am not the world's greatest photographer. I rely on my iPhone's camera for pretty much everything, and I don't know squat about composition or lighting or angles. Or editing. (Thank goodness for InstaGram!) Then they pretty much remain in the ether forever.

Then Mike's Camera invited me to their free Digital Divas event coming up in October - for ladies only. All about taking better pictures and getting them off your computer, with wine and food and giveaways. At all three locations.

Register for Boulder Store Digital Divas- Wednesday October 12, 20111
Register for Denver Store Digital Divas- Wednesday October 19, 20111
Register for Park Meadows Store Digital Divas-Wednesday October 26, 20111

The Evening’s Program & Creativity Stations
● Portrait Photography Studio- Live Demo
Emphasis on lighting for photographing families, kids & you!
● Photoshop Elements Quick Tips- Live Demo by Photoshop Guru Ryan Lambrecht
Simple tips and tricks for creating more pleasing photos
● Creating PhotoBooks- Live Demo
Steps to take to simplify and facilitate the workflow process for creating Photo Books
● Creating Photo Greeting Cards- Live Demo
Tips and workflow creating customized Photo Greeting Cards for the Holidays
● Photo Gifts- Creation Station for Everything PHOTO including NEW Metal Prints
A showcase of various Photo Gift options and customization
● Travel Planning- Tips for Capturing Great Travel Photos
Ideas on what you should take to protect your gear while traveling
Products that are useful to have with you while on vacation
How to get the most out of your vacation pictures
● Photo Storage & Archiving- Best Practices for Avoiding Computer Crashes & Loss
Archiving Online, DVD, Back-up of Images on Your PC
Online storage vs. External Hard drives.
● Creating Wall Art with Your Photos
Your prints output on stretched canvas, watercolor papers, metal and ceramic.
Image treatments, custom framing & finishing solutions for display
● Choosing the Right Digital Camera that’s Right for You
Compact, Super Zoom & D-SLR: Advantages and disadvantages of each,  Choosing the right accessories available for each style of camera and overview of upcoming Classes & Workshops that will have you how to taking better pictures than you ever though possible!
● Beauty Brands, Salons, Spa Superstores
Makeup tips, Lotions/ Potions, & Preparation you for your portrait!

Snacks and beverages will be provided as well as delectable desserts from Gateaux, Denver’s premier bakery. Beauty Brands will offer beauty tips as well as host a makeup station prior to your close up at our complimentary portrait studio where you’ll receive a free 5x7 portrait at the conclusion of the evening along with other spectacular raffle giveaways. Digital Diva Passport (provided) will be your entry for the drawings for our raffle giveaways provided by Mike’s Camera and our event partners,  John Atencio Jewelers, Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery, and Colorado’s award winning florists, Bouquets.