Photographic Society Of Chattanooga Presents Chuck Rogers July 17

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

The Photographic Society of Chattanooga will present Chuck Rogers on Thursday, July 17.  Mr. Rogers is a former Air Force Flight Test Center Investigator and NASA photographer.  Currently, Chuck is a commercial photographer in Atlanta.  Mr. Rogers’ presentation will be, “Cape Canaveral Photography”.  The presentation will begin at 7 p.m.  Visitors are welcome.

For beginners or anyone looking to improve their photography, join Boot Camp at 6 p.

m.  The topic will be, “How do they get such sharp pictures? 1)Shutter speed & lens focal length, 2)Tripod, 3)Flash & 4)Post production sharpening.”

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 344-5643 or e-mail Mike Tomshack at president@chattanoogaphoto.org.

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