2019-2020 Schedule


Please treat this as tentative. Watch for email announcements


30  9-12    Small Group Session. Overview of cameras and photo software. What’s new? What’s useful? All levels welcome. (Kotz)


7   10-12   Monthly Meeting: Richard Bernabe. Lecture and workshop. Critique scheduled for Tuesday, October 8.

"Richard Bernabe is an internationally acclaimed photographer, book author, educator, and keynote speaker from the United States. He’s traveled to more than 60 countries while photographing for clients such as National GeographicCNNTimeThe New York TimesAudubonThe BBC, and many other top publications and media organizations as well as leading photography tours and workshops. https://www.richardbernabe.com

14   9-12   Workshop: Sharing favorite photography styles. Panel of KIPC members  

21   9-12   Workshop:  Software Series — Introduction to Luminar (Clapp)

28   9-12   Workshop:  Fundamental Series — Camera Familiarization. Using your camera, with hands-on shoot on the island. (Kotz)

31   SPECIAL EVENT: Photo Club open house, 3–4:30. Come to learn about the Kiawah Island Photo Club, our meetings, the projects off our members, and the instructional opportunities, including workshops with world-famous, professional photographers. 


4     9-12   Workshop:  Using Your Photos — Making Photo Books. Panel of KIPC members.

11   9-12   Workshop:  Fundamental Series — More on camera familiarization.

18  10-12  Monthly Meeting:  Alice Keeney. Making family holiday shots, with photo shoot. (https://alicekeeneyphoto.com)

25   Thanksgiving holiday. No meeting


2   9-12    Workshop:  Fundamental Series — Exposure. Using your camera, with hands-on shoot on the island. (Kotz)

9   9-12    Workshop:  Software Series — Adobe Lightroom introduction and set-up. (Albus)

16  10-12   Monthly Meeting:  Holiday party 

16  3-4 PM   SPECIAL MEETING:  "Best Safaris in Africa — Where to Go and When”  Nigel Crofton, Botswana Guide. If you always wanted to go on an African safari but didn’t know how, where, when or what to pack this is your chance to find out and plan your safari. nigel@theoutposts.com

23 and 30:  No meetings


6    9-12   Small Group Session: Topic TBA (Kotz and others)

13   9-12  Workshop:  Software Series — Editing photo files with Adobe Lightroom. (Kotz) 

20  10-12  Monthly Meeting:  Mary Preston Roberts: “Follow Your Own Path" 

27   9-12   Workshop:  Software Series — Basic review of editing photo files in Adobe Photoshop. (Albus) 


3   9-10    Workshop: Kenny McKeithan. HDR (High Dynamic Range) Photography https://www.kennymphoto.com

10  10-12  Workshop:  Apple Photos (Hanan)

17  10-12  Monthly Meeting:  John Michiels: Retrospective  

24   9-12   Small Group Session: Topic TBA (Kotz and others)


2   9-12    Workshop: Mobile photography and social media, Panel of KIPC members.

9   9-12    Workshop:  Fundamental Series — Composition with Magnolia photo shoot. (Cohen)

16  9-12   Workshop:  Software Series — Adobe Photoshop, using layers. (Albus, Bacon, Kotz)

23   9-12   Small Group Session: Topic TBA (Kotz and others)

30  10-12    Monthly Meeting:  Denise IppolitoLecture and workshop. Critique scheduled on Tuesday, March 31.

Ippolito is a full time award winning professional photographer, workshop leader, and artist living in New Jersey. She travels extensively presenting slide lectures and seminars and teaching photography and Photoshop. My workshops feature a variety of subjects including: avian, flower, landscape and creative photography. In 2017 her image titled, Snow Globe was selected as the First Place "Winged Life" category winner for the BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition. Her image of a Moseley's Rockhopper Penguin was selected as the "Birds" Category Winner in the prestigious Nature's Best 2016 Windland Smith Rice International Awards Competition. In 2015 she also won the Category for "Art in Nature" in the same Nature's Best Competition. https://www.deniseippolito.com


6   9-12  Workshop: Focus Stacking

13 No meeting. Easter holiday.

20  9-12    Monthly Meeting:  TBA

27  9-12   Small Group Session: Topic TBA (Kotz and others)


4   9-12  WorkshopUsing Your Photos — Making slide shows. Panel of KIPC members.

11  9-12  Workshop: Nik or Topaz editing software


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