Falcon 9 • Merah Putih

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 -
1:18am to 3:18am

Launch time: 0519 GMT (1:19 a.m. EDT)
Launch site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Merah Putih communications satellite for Telkom Indonesia. Merah Putih, previously known as Telkom 4, will provide C-band telecommunications services over Indonesia and India, replacing the aging Telkom 1 communications craft. The Merah Putih satellite was built by Space Systems/Loral.

August 2018 Program Meeting

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 -
6:30pm to 9:00pm

Meeting Location: Eau Gallie Civic Center

1551 Highland Ave, Melbourne, 32935

Come early to view Contest Photos and to socialize before the meeting.

Presentation Topic: The Biggest Little Secrets of Great Photographers

Presenter: Herb Paynter

CCB’s August Program
The CCB has an awesome August Program planned for you. Our distinguished presenter for the evening will be Herb Paynter.  He will talk about “The Biggest Little Secrets of Great Photographers”and “Developing PhotoSmart Habits”.  Two great topics!
 
Herb is a color management specialist, photographer, writer for Digital Photography School, and a Photoshop developer. He is the author of over a dozen iBooks on photography, publishes a blog entitled The Way Eye Sees It, and produces an online video series entitled Gotta Know Videos.  Wow, if you want to improve your photography skills, this will be a great program to attend.  
 
To learn more about Herb Paynter:
Visit his website:  http://herbpaynter.com/index.html
Visit his blog:  https://thewayeyeseesit.com/

Monthly Competition

Competition Theme: Wet

Competition Type: Monthly

Competition Rules:
  • Members in good standing may submit one print photograph.
  • Photographs must have been taken within the previous 18 months.
  • Monthly and Quarterly contest winning photographs (those who have won ribbons) CAN NOT be re-submitted for another monthly contest.
  • Please write your name on the back of the photograph.
  • Photographs are to be no larger than 15 inches on a side (note: see panorama sizes).
  • Photographs are to be no smaller than 7 inches on a side.  Photographs with special printing techniques may be smaller.
  • For panorama images, defined as a photograph with a minimum 2:1 ratio long side to short, the maximum long side shall be no more than 20 inches.  For example, a 2:1 ratio image shall have a maximum size of 20 inches long side to 10 inches short side.  A 3:1 ratio image shall have a 20 inch maximum long side and 6 2/3 inch on the short side.  The maximum size mount/matte for a panorama photograph shall be no larger than 20 inches per side.
  • Photographs may be mounted or matted. Framed or gallery wrapped photographs are not allowed. The maximum size of a mount/matte shall not exceed 20 inches per side.
  • Photographs must represent the monthly theme.
  • One or more judges will determine the awarded photographs.
  • Ribbons will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place plus honorable mentions.