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NCUPS Meeting February 10, 2012

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 02:44 PM

Please join us on Friday, February 10, 2012 as we welcome Joel and Jennifer Penner of NEWMEDIASOUP LLC. Doors open: 7:00PM

Featured Presentation starts: 8:00PM

Meeting is held at: 450 Chadbourne Avenue, Millbrae, California in the Gymnasium at the New Vision United Methodist Church

For directions or more information about NCUPS visit our website at http://www.ncups.org/www.ncups.org

Pre-meeting Seminar (7:15PM-8PM): Tips and Tricks to Shooting Steady Underwater Video by Susan Brown

FEATURED PRESENTION: Favorite Stills, How To Avoid Modeling Pitfalls, Video Set-Ups and Sharing Your Images

Joel and Jen will present some of their favorite underwater still images, briefly discuss some of the pitfalls of modeling and how to avoid them, recent video shorts, the gear used and their set-up and sharing your images with family and friends via YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook.


Joel and Jennifer Penner are the owners of NEWMEDIASOUP LLC, a multimedia company based in Oakland, CA. While their topside work focuses on

design and development for the web, app design and development for iPad/iPhone, architectural photography and performing arts video, some of their underwater clients include Backscatter Video & Photo, Under Exposures and Lembeh Resort/Critters@Lembeh. Joel as scuba certified in 2006, diving quickly became a passionate hobby for him, and since photography and videography are associated services offered by his company, it was natural that he take a camera with him underwater! Adept at underwater photography and videography, Joel strives to digitally capture sea life and habitats that are both inspiring and captivating.

Jen was also scuba certified in 2006, initially, she had no interest whatsoever in underwater photography. Two years later, that all changed, and now she wouldn't dream of diving without a camera! By sharing her underwater images with family, friends and the general public, Jen's hope is that the awe-inspiring scenery of the underwater world will be noticed and appreciated, and that the importance of conservation of our oceans is recognized to preserve these habitats for future generations.

Joel and Jen are also on staff at The Digital Shootout, an annual, week-long workshop for underwater photographers, designed to take one's skills to the next level.

Break (9:15PM 9:30PM)

Minicomp (9:30PM 9:45PM): Symbiotic Relationships; Images showing mutually beneficial behavior between species.

Clean-up (9:45PM 10PM)

No-host Cocktails immediately following the meeting at:

The Sixteen Mile House, 448 Broadway Ave., Millbrae, CA. http://www.sixteenmilehouse.net/