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Enhancing & Restoring Photos


Good photos can be shared in creative ways.  Mediocre and even bad photos can be enhanced.  Come and learn about the editing and project creation tools in the app — Photos.  Then see how old photos can be recovered before it’s too late.

March 19, 2016 Saturday

9:00 – 11:30  Photos.   Bring photos to enhance or fix and use the built-in adjustment tools to make them look better.   This is a hands-on session so bring your laptop, iPad or iPhone.

12:00 – 2:30  Enhance & Restore your Photos.   Two photographers,  Jon Ogata and Paul Kodama will show how they assess a photo and select tools for correcting them, creating focus, and repairing even faded or torn photos.  They’ll also share tips for taking better photos in the first place; it’ll save you a lot of extra work!

Date and Time:  March 19, 2016;  Saturday,  9:00 – 2:30

Location:  Nu’uanu Baptist Church — 2010 Nu’uanu Avenue, Honolulu

Cost:  Free for  HMAUS members and first-time attendees.  $3 for non-members

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Jon Ogata, a fine arts, travel and stock photographer is a native of Kaua’i and now resides in Honolulu, Hawai’i.  He first became interested in photography while wanting to document himself and his friends surfing.  This evolved into capturing the natural beauty of Kaua’i.  Since then, Jon’s subject matter has branched out to the rest of Hawaii while hiking and backpacking.  His travel photography which includes the American Southwest, Argentina, Bali, Egypt, Europe, India, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Mexico, Nepal and Peru, is also some of his best work.  Jon’s introduction to fine arts photography came with a participation in an Ansel Adams workshop back in the ‘80’s.  He works with 35mm, and large format and is a member of the Sierra Club and the Grand Canyon Trust.

Paul Kodama is an educational specialist for the Hawaii State Department of Education.  He has contributed photos to DOE and other state agency publications and gallery exhibits.  He creates miniature palladium and platinum prints on hand-coated paper and has completed photo restoration projects.

9:00 -2:30  March 19, 2016
Nu’uanu Baptist Church
2010 Nu’uanu Avenue

Use the rear entrance to get to the Big Room, on the second floor of the main church building. Ample parking is also available behind the church — Enter via the Bates Street driveway.

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