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Friday, January 6th, 2012
7:20 pm - иногда они оживают...

Nikon D7000, Nikon af-s 50/1.4, 1/160 сек, f/1.4, ISO 250.

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Sunday, August 26th, 2007
10:38 pm - Question

I have this hobby of taking pictures of the oddities I stumble across with my cell phone. I want to start printing, possibly framing, and possibly showing.

Where do peeps get their digital pictures printed around here? Any general techniques for enhancing cell phone pictures? I have a mac, hate iPhoto, have access to almost any software, but am a software IDIOT! and don't take well to learning new programs.


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Thursday, December 7th, 2006
8:50 am - Wall Calendar

Photography Club's 2007 Wall Calendar is now out!

As a sample, here's the cover picture:

It features 13 individual student pieces in both color and black and white. It's $15, and we'll be happy to mail it to you (or a loved one as a gift) for free (domestically)! To order, comment / email sallymiles@berkeley


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Thursday, July 13th, 2006
10:46 pm - diane arbus movie this fall

with nicole kidman as diane arbus, apparently:


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Friday, May 12th, 2006
10:31 pm - ISO 24,000 film

Kodak has developed a new thermally-processed film (no chemistry required!) which can have a sensitivity of up to ISO 24,000. Supposedly the grain is on a par with that of ISO 400 films.

discussion here.

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Thursday, May 11th, 2006
3:08 am - random link

this guy buys ancient cameras for the sole reason of developing exposed film contained within them. kinda cool, considering some of the film he's developed had been sitting in the cameras for upwards of half a century.

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Saturday, April 22nd, 2006
11:38 pm - darkroom access

hi everyone.

i'm going to be a freshman next fall and i was just wondering about the darkrooms at berkeley. who else would be better to ask than the photo club right? it'd be great if anyone could answer any of the following questions.

how big are the darkrooms?
how many darkrooms?
how's the set up?
do i bring my own chemicals?
what kind of enlargers?
what equiptment is available for use?
who is allowed to go in?
do i have to enroll in a class in order to use it?
what places are there around campus to buy film/paper/equiptment?

thanks in advance.

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Tuesday, April 11th, 2006
8:25 am - Photo Club Printing Marathon this Friday!

.......Friday, April 14th from 12pm to 10pm in the ASUC Art Studio darkroom......

Hosted by the fabulous ASUC Art Studio
Lower Sproul, MLK Jr. Student Union - www.asucartstudio.org

We'll be in there from noon till late night - churning out photos at a grueling pace and partying it up with music and refreshments. Come enjoy the festivities, explore the facilities, and see what photo club is all about! You may even be able to strike up a deal and buy a print or two from some of our talented photo club members.

Good art. Good fun. Good friends.

Hope to see you there!
Email photoclubofficers@lists.berkeley.edu for more information

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Thursday, February 9th, 2006
10:47 am

My friend is selling a camera - for photos and specs, go here: http://sctas.com/E/bron.html

No set price so far, so make a [reasonable] offer :) Email kaleb@sctas.com if you're interested.

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Monday, October 24th, 2005
10:42 am - Meeting minutes - 10/19: EXCURSION :D

So, the last meeting was a work-share meeting, where we shared our "photo essays," & decided on the next month's theme: Portraiture. People's faces. People's characters. However you want to interpret it, there it is.

We also went over a few logistics:

  • EXCURSION! We're going into San Francisco via car this Saturday. We'll hit up all the touristy (or non-touristy -- who knows? we'll let you decide!) places that you can't easily get to by public transit. If you want in, email Erin at erin.maxon@gmail.com so she knows how many people (& therefore how many cars) to plan for. It'll be picnic style, so plan to bring food (preferably to share, but if you just want to take care of yourself, sure, go ahead). We'll be meeting at 2:30 at the Channing-Bowditch apartment parking lot. If you're sketchy on where that is, email Erin.

  • From now on, on the off-weeks from work-share (that's the first Wednesday of every month), one or two volunteers will be doing a photographer exposé: Look up information on (one of) your favorite photographer(s): their history, how they got started, what their most famous piece is, why they're famous, what technique they're famous for, & at least a couple of their pieces of work.

  • Janet Delaney has an "Intro to Photography" class (Visual Studies 181). If you want in at any point in the future, email her: she keeps tabs. janet@janetdelaney.com. It's hard to get into because it's targeted at architecture majors, so this'll get you a foot in the door. But beware: It's very time consuming and very expensive - you have to buy all of the supplies yourself.

  • We may be renting a showcase box in Dwinelle. The idea is that after our work-share meetings, we can put up the work we've shared so that it can be on display for the next month. There's likely a fee for that, but if we break it down among members it'll be minimal. We'll let you know when that gets moving.

  • On November 20, Oscar will be doing a Copyright workshop. Meet for that at 6pm (instead of the usual 5:30) in the usual place - 250 Dwinelle.

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Wednesday, October 19th, 2005
4:37 pm

any of you art majors or master students at UCB? Im thinking of applying for fall 2006 and was hoping to find out about the program from a students opionion. What are the strengths and weakness of the program? hows the location and professors? why did you chose it over another schools program

thanks for your time if you can help me, I really appreciate it.

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2:04 pm

We've got a meeting today at 5:30 pm in 250 Dwinelle! Come share photos - our theme for this month has been "photo essay," so if you've got a series of 2+ pictures to share. They can even be a set you've found online somewhere that you like (just make sure not to claim credit for them). Or heck, just bring your favorite photo to show off. We'll be picking next month's theme today, as well as deciding on the time for our excursion to San Francisco that'll be next Saturday.

F-stop on by!

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Monday, October 3rd, 2005
12:22 pm - meeting reminder

Hey guys,

Just a reminder that the next meeting will be THIS WEDNESDAY, October 5th, at 5:30 pm in 250 Dwinelle :)

Also, the theme for the month [we'll share pictures for this month's theme in 2 weeks, on the 19th] is Photo Essays (Photo Stories; a series of 2+ pictures that tell a story).

& finally, a picture to share:


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Thursday, September 22nd, 2005
10:48 pm - photo club meeting minutes 9/21

Hi folks,

If you want to subscribe to the mailing list, too, e-mail majordomo@lists.berkeley.edu with "subscribe photoclubmembers" in the body.

Now, meeting minutes! Meetings will be every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm. The next meeting will be October 5th. That's 2 weeks from now, Wed 10/3.

First & foremost: THIS MONTH'S THEME!!! It is: Photo stories / photo essays. A series of 2+ [preferably 3+] photos that tell a story [or at the very least are related]. Accompanying explanations are great; they don't have to be super-obvious.

1. Upcoming events:
Saturday 9/24: 11am - Dolores Park Cafe - protest. There's a protest against the war in Iraq at the Dolores Park Cafe at 501 Dolores St @ 18th St in SF. More info at http://upcoming.org/event/31907/

Saturday 9/24: 12 noon - Love Parade in SF. This year's parade starting location is at Market & 2nd Street and opens at 12 Noon. More info at http://loveparadesf.org

Sunday 9/25: 11am till 6pm - Folsom Street Fair in SF. It was mentioned at the meeting as "leather fest" & this is what my google search turned up. You can find it at Folsom Street between Seventh and 12th streets in SF. More info at http://www.sfgate.com/listings/event.php?traveler,e171305

2. Photo Club Excursions!
a) Sunday 9/25 - PANCAKES and the How Berkeley Can You Be? Parade. We'll meet at 10 at Erin & Avery's house [those are our co-presidents, in case you didn't know] for a pancake breakfast, & at 11 we'll head over to the How Berkeley Can You Be Parade? for some photo fun. Yay naked old people! Erin or Avery will be sending out another email with their address. More info on the parade at http://www.howberkeleycanyoube.com/parade.shtml ; more info on the pancake breakfast by emailing Erin at erin.maxon@gmail.com (also please email Erin to RSVP so she & Avery know how many pancakes to prepare!)

b) Thursday 9/29 - 5pm - Berkeley Art Museum (BAM). We're meeting at 5pm outside of BAM [across the street from the University just below Bowditch] to see an exhibit that Erin *claims* exists [that I can't seem to find on the BAM site] about "How you deal with your possessions," as well as one that *actually* exists called "Yosemite in Time." More info on the exhibits at http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu/exhibits/index.html

3. http://www.photoalliance.org - This website has a lot of really cool photo-related stuff. Upcoming events as listed on the site:

Friday, September 23, 2005, 7:30pm
SFAI Theatre, 800 Chestnut Street, San Francisco
$10 lecture admission and $5 students

Sake and Sushi Reception with the Artist
6:00pm at Pete's Cafe at SFAI
$25 per person, includes reception and reserved seating at the lecture following. Space is limited!

There's lots of other cool stuff, so check out that site & bookmark it!

4. http://alumni.berkeley.edu/students/homecoming/CALtography.asp - This year's homecoming CALtography contest! This link takes you to the information page about the CALtography contest & gives the info on the alumni section -- but don't fret. There's a link from there to download a MS Word document that has the application for the student division. The deadline for submissions is Monday, September 26, 2005 at 5 pm. Please deliver all entries to the front desk of Alumni House, across from the Zellerbach Playhouse, West of Haas Pavilion.

[link directly to the MS Word document: http://alumni.berkeley.edu/docs/Students/student/Student_Caltography_Packet_2005_v2.doc]

5. Other stuff!
- Start thinking more about calendar submissions. We've produced a Photo Club calendar 2 years running, & we'll do it again for 2006. Have a month in mind? Take a photo for it! Have a photo that you think would be perfect for the calendar? Let us know!

- Fall Arts Fest. I can't find any information about it on the web right now [maybe I'm not looking hard enough...], but basically, BAM puts on a festival featuring professional and student art, & last year we got to have our own exhibit. However, it was rather hastily put together, so if you want to submit some artwork to it, start getting that ready. Erin will be telling us more about it, but what we essentially want you to do is start thinking about what pieces of art you'd most like to have on display.

- Erin is in a play! It debuts October 7th & it's called "Cradle Will Rock." Ask her for info about it.

- Jones Soda labels. Submit a photo to the Jones Soda company for them to put on a bottle label! Info about that at http://www.jonessoda.com/files_new/yrlab.html

- Who wants to teach a workshop? We'll take anything! Have any great hints about composition? Long exposures? Neat developing tricks? Are you super-adept at Photoshop? ANYTHING?! Look something up on the internet that you've always wondered, & tell us all about it!! Email Erin if you're interested [again - erin.maxon@gmail.com].

- One of our members [who failed to identify herself] would like to do some concert photography. She suggested in particular a show on Telegraph at Mama Buzz Cafe [http://www.mamabuzzcafe.com] on 10/1. Her friend's band is playing that evening. Hopefully upon seeing this she'll send her own email announcement out.

- We have both a blog [http://ucbphotoclub.blogspot.com/] as well. But, of course, this is better.

Again, please post pictures & photo-related announcements [& within reason, non-photo related announcements. Try to draw SOME connection if possible!]

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Wednesday, September 21st, 2005
12:22 am - meeting today!

There is a photo club meeting today at 5:30pm in 259 Dwinelle.
It's a crazy funtime work share meeting thing, so bring some photos to share and we'll share! Also we'll have some announcements, some elections, and some amazing photography goodness! See you tomorrow

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Monday, September 19th, 2005
11:51 am

If your interested in buying some of the following photo stuff please email Mike at mdscott@eecs.berkeley.edu:
- 2 rolls Kodak T-MAX 100 B&W film ($5.07/roll @Looking Glass, will sell for
$2.50/roll or better)

- 25 sheets of Ilford Multigrade RC Pearl paper ($15.45 @Looking Glass with
two rolls of 400 color film, will sell for $5 or better without film)

- ~50-75? sheets of OLD, OLD (5-6 years) Ilford RC Pearl paper (free...but
no guarantees on whether it is any good or not)

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Wednesday, September 7th, 2005
12:34 am - Welcome!

Welcome to the UCB Photo Club Livejournal! The first meeting will be today, September 7th, at 5pm in Memorial Glade on the UC Berkeley campus. Bring pictures to share, friends, questions, candy; we'll take anything.

You can post pictures by uploading them to a third-party server [a common favorite is Photobucket; any other recommendations are welcomed in the comments], and writing a post with the following code:
<img src="http://www.yourserver.com/yourpicture.jpg">

For example, <img src="http://absentminds.net/pictures/twist/tp36.jpg"> yields:

After each meeting, I [or whoever else becomes secretary] will be posting the meeting minutes. Today we'll decide on a regular day & time, & soon we'll have a location ready. Stay tuned!

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