Ron Lowery Presents Workshop At Chattanooga Photographic Society February Meeting

Thursday, February 06, 2014

The Photographic Society of Chattanooga will present Ron Lowery on Thursday, Feb. 20. Mr. Lowery is a Chattanooga commercial photographer whose special interests include underwater photography and aerial photography. He captures his aerial images from a plane he and his son built. 

Mr. Lowery is the author of “Chasing Lewis and Clark Across America” and his newest release “Tennessee River: Sparkling Gem of the South”. A preview of the new book can be viewed at www.ronlowery.com, as well as additional information about his photography. 

Mr. Lowery’s program is on the Tennessee River, and will start at 7 p.m.

For beginners or anyone looking to improve their photography, join Boot Camp at 6 p.m. to discuss “F Stops and Shutter Speed—Artistic Considerations”. The discussion will be on depth of field, motion blur, freezing motion. 

Special Note: KEH of Atlanta will be on hand to evaluate and purchase used photography equipment.

The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. at the St. John United Methodist Church, 3921 Murray Hills Drive, Chattanooga, Tn. 37416. 

For more information, call 423 344-5643 or e-mail Mike Tomshack at president@chattanoogaphoto.org. For more information about the Photographic Society of Chattanooga, visit http://chattanoogaphoto.org.


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