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Posted 05 July 2010 - 01:23 PM

Time to get back together after much traveling! Looking forward to sharing travel adventures with everyone.

July Meeting
The July meeting will center on travel reports and pictures, as well as a review of some of the amazing features in the new releases of Photoshop and LightRoom.

There is a feature called "Content Aware Fill" in Photoshop CS5 that is absolutely amazing. For an on-line review, check out Jason Bradley's write up.

Dives & Travel
There are three dive/trip opportunities currently being planned:

July 16-17: Hood Canal w Pacific Adventures (Full)
July 24: NAAP Photo Dive/BBQ at Edmonds
August 14: Howe Sound with Sea Dragon Charters
August 12-13: Howe Sound Shore Diving
August 15: Howe Sound Shore Diving

The July 24 dive is the first photo "walk" approved by NAAP for divers. It will be interesting to see how we fare.

The August trip to Howe Sound is being set up both as a one day and multiple day outing. If you can only get Saturday off, join us with Sea Dragon for the day. If you want to do some shore diving in the area, the plan is to stay in North Vancouver where it is convenient to get air with Edge Diving.

If any of these trips are of interest, please give Dan a call at 425.418.8755.

While Tim was gallivanting around Australia, six of us headed for Grand Bahama for some dolphin, shark, and other critter photography. Reefs, wrecks, and caves. Great fun and great variety!

Photo Contests
There are several photo contests coming up. Below are contests and deadlines. Click on the link for rules and entry information.

Dive Photo Guide: August- Mating
Underwater Sports: July 28 Deadline

Meeting Logistics
PNWUPS meetings are held 2:00 PM, the second Sunday of each month, in the meeting room at Denny's Restaurant, 132 128 ST SW, Everett, WA 98204, 425.355.2210. The location is half a block west of I-5 off the 128th Exit. Click the Directions Link for a map. If you have any questions, feel free to call 425.418.8755.

Membership
If you would like to join PNWUPS, membership is free. Please follow the join PNWUPS link. The join/subscribe field is in the lower right.
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