Art of Abstract Photography Focus of September Gateway Camera Club Meeting

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FRAMINGHAM – The Gateway Camera Club presents The Art of Abstract Photography by Lewis Katz on Tuesday, September 20.

The program is via Zoom starting at 7 p.m.

Contact the Gateway Camera Club to obtain link (see below)

What is abstract photography?  Just an out of focus image – hardly! 

Abstract photography can take on so many different forms its hard to pin down an exact definition.  That is what makes it so fascinating, said the camera club.

In this presentation I will cover and discuss the many forms of abstract photography and the techniques used to create them.  Simplicity, composition, angle of view, lighting, harmony and most importantly mystery, said Katz.

Katz will discuss how to create effective abstract images using everyday objects, using design elements, using macro lenses, shooting through objects, capturing motion, playing with lighting and how to create a home studio to create and capture abstract images.

“Photography has been part of me from a young age.  An early memory of my Dad is him looking down through the viewfinder of his twin lens reflex camera,” said katz.

“He soon graduated to a Konica rangefinder that was constantly by his side.  I vividly remember the slide shows of family vacations as well as more private moments shared by my parents,” said Katz.

“My first camera was the Olympus Pen F half frame beauty and I soon moved through the full line of Olympus OM models.  Fast forward to the digital cameras and images of today.  I still shoot Olympus but have added a Nikon to the bag,” said Katz.

Gateway Camera Club membership consists of beginner, intermediate and advanced photographers.  Our goals are to share ideas, knowledge and insight; to help improve the skills and abilities of our members and to have some fun while enjoying photography. 

The Club is very active and we meet on most Tuesdays.  Please check out our website www.gatewaycameraclub.org for more information. 

We are currently meeting only via zoom.  If interested in attending a meeting, please contact us via our E-mail Address: gwinfo@gatewaycameraclub.org

Photos submitted to SOURCE media by the Gateway camera club. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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