"Got the Urge to Merge"
by James DiVitale - Georgia
Sponsored by Canon
Monday, March 3, 7:30 PM


Jim DiVitale of Georgia, a Canon Explorer of Light, will be the first of the two Canon sponsored speakers at GLPA this year. Jim will be making a tour of five New England camera clubs. He will be in Lynn on Monday, move to Gateway Camera Club on Tuesday, Merrimack Valley Camera Club for Wednesday, Cape Cod Viewfinders on Thursday, and then finish off the week at the Photographic Society of Rhode Island on Friday night. He will present two different programs on his New England tour and GLPA has chosen “Got the Urge to Merge” for our presentation. You may be able to view his second presentation “Mastering the Composite Image for Fine Art” at one of the other clubs on the tour.

In this program, Jim will share his Photoshop compositing techniques to create the perfect single image using stacking and blending of multiple images. Topics include the start to finish steps for exposing and stitching panoramics, creating multi-image extended depth of field, HDR composites, and Photoshop Extended Statistics Blending.

Jim DiVitale has been an Atlanta commercial advertising photographer and instructor for over thirty years specializing in computer photo illustration. He is a Professional Photographers Association Master Photographer, Master of Electronic Imaging, Photographic Craftsman, Fellow of the American Society of Photographers, and a sponsored instructor for Canon, X-Rite, and Adobe. Jim also serves as Director of Education for the Digital Imaging Institute for Science and Medicine, and has lectured on photography and digital imaging before audiences across North America and Europe. You can view our speaker’s portfolio and digital imaging blog at: www.DiVitalePhotography.com.