DFW Events – Week of March 8th

Good morning dear readers. Here is what’s happening around the Dallas metroplex this week:

Texas Glamour Club – Wednesday, March 11 at 7pm – Dinner at Cutie Pies in Grapevine. Gang’s gettin’ together for grub & gab.

Dallas Digital Photography Group – Friday, March 13th at 6:30pm – 2009 Chocolate Fest (non-profit event). Cost is $45.

Digital Photography Workflow – Friday, March 13th at 7pm – Good for any photographers currently using Lightroom or Bridge/ACR for their digital photography. I’ll be giving a presentation on best practices, and handling questions all night. $75 in advance, $99 at the door.

GUILD – Texas Animator J. Schuh brings us Round Two of amazing things in After Effects. You may recall his stunning presentation last month, where he gave everyone a sneak peek at his Heroes tutorial slated for release on Layers Magazine.

Dallas Digital Photography Group – Saturday, March 14th at 10:45am – A Day of Chocolate & Art. Cost is $20 for meetup members.

Texas Glamour Club – Saturday, March 14th at 1pm – Come to the Dark Side… not for the feint of heart, this will be a fetish session. Nothing too extreme, so come on out if you want to add a little spice to your portfolio. Cost $99.

Texas Glamour Club – Sunday, March 15th at 1pm – Photo-Walk-a-Bout. Enjoy an afternoon taking in the scenery shooting a beautiful model with fellow photographers. No studio, no pretense, just some afternoon enjoyment. Cost $20.

Please feel free to contact me if you have future events planned, or if you would like me to add your usergroup to my community page.

DFW Events – Week of March 1st

Good morning dear readers. Here is what’s happening around the Dallas metroplex this week:

DFW North Photography Club – Wednesday, March 4th at 6pm – The evening topic will be Creative Landscape Photography. Image critiques and post-processing tips will be discussed.

DFW Digital Photo Club – Wednesday, March 4th at 7pm – Dinner gathering at Fuddruckers to socialize and see the new direction of this group.

Digital Photography for Artists – Friday, March 6th at 6:30pm – $225, Instructor Dave Kramer will help students develop photography skills as an artist. NOTE – this is a two day event. Also meets Saturday, March 7th at 10am.

Dallas Digital Photography Group – Friday, March 6th at 7pm – Darryl Briggs will deliver a presentation on Portrait Lighting 101. Cost is $20 and all proceeds go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Nikon School – Saturday, March 7th at 9:30am – $119. Intro to Digitial SLR course for new photographers.

North Texas Irish Festival – Saturday, March 7th at 1pm – $15, at Fair Park downtown Dallas.

Texas Glamour Club – Saturday, March 7th at 1pm – $99, the club will be shooting both Saturday & Sunday.

Dallas Digital Photography Group – Sunday, March 8th at 6pm – Virginia Brodie will be giving a mini-Photoshop workshop for group members. All proceeds go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Please feel free to contact me if you have future events planned, or if you would like me to add your usergroup to my community page.

UPDATE – via @falc04 the Make-A-Wish Foundation has a Race for Wishes in Irving on Saturday, March 7th. Oh, and how could I forget about the DSVC meeting Wednesday evening, March 4th?

DFW Events – Week of February 15th

It’s Wednesday, which means we’re halfway to Friday, which means the weekend might as well be here. If you’re in Dallas then you may want to attend some of the following events scheduled this weekend:

Dallas Digital Photography Club – Saturday, Feb 21st the club will be at the Ft Worth Zoo for an early morning photo safari. Tickets are going fast so register right away if interested.

DFWAUG – In case you miss the photo safari, also on Saturday, Feb 21st, my good friend J. Schuh will be delivering an over-the-top-you-gotta-see-it-to-believe presentation on After Effects. Not only is J. a skilled animator, expert After Effects dude AND charismatic speaker, his very presence will single-handedly crush you if you’re not paying attention.

Texas Glamour Club – Darryl Briggs is running another series of photography workshops this weekend beginning Friday evening, Feb 20th. The featured model is none other than hometown favorite Sheena Lee.

If you know of any community events happening around the DFW metroplex, feel free to message me so I can add them to my weekly announcements.

August 12 – IDUG Dallas Meeting

Hope everyone is enjoying their summer. It would seem everything is on the rise. Gas prices are up, Texas weather is gettin’ mighty warm, and your humble Adobe Instructor is hopin’ to kick off another IDUG meeting chock full of information.

The Dallas chapter of the InDesign Users Group will meet on Tuesday, August 12th at the Clampitt Paper Creative Center. Lisa Niday gives everyone a whirlwind tour of the newly released Acrobat 9. Learn how this new release is changing the face of PDF. Don’t think for a second you should skip this event. As InDesigners, PDF is where many of us end up, and you want to see the destination Adobe has set for your designs.

And now an official word from our sponsor:
Adobe® Acrobat® 9 Pro software helps business and creative professionals communicate and collaborate more effectively and securely with virtually anyone, anywhere. Unify a wide range of content in a single organized PDF Portfolio. Easily manage electronic document reviews to obtain feedback and build consensus. Create and distribute dynamic forms to collect data electronically for greater accuracy. Help protect sensitive information with robust security features. And enable users of Adobe Reader® software* to fill in and save forms, digitally sign documents, and participate in reviews.

Register For The Event

11:00-11:15 Socializing, Announcements, Eating
11:15-12:30 The New Acrobat 9 — Lisa Niday
12:30-12:45 Q & A
12:45-01:00 Closing and Raffle

Clampitt Creative Center
9207 Ambassador Row
Dallas, TX 75247
Directions To The Event