Lisa & Tom Cuchara: Creativity is Contagious, Pass it On!

The Bedford Center for the Arts Photo Group (www.bcaphoto.org) will host an evening with photographers Lisa and Tom Cuchara. The topic for discussion is Creativity is Contagious, Pass it On! Learn how to be creative in your camera and in your post-processing: long exposures, multiple exposures, plugins, HDR, textures, creative focusing (Bokeh, soft focus, focus stacking), camera movement (panning, rotate), neutral density, Bulb setting, white balance, filters, panoramas, perspective, composites, etc. Doors open at 6:30pm (Elm Street entrance). For more information contact pr@bcaphoto.org.

Lou Jones – From Hobby to Perfection: Taking Your Photography to the Next Level

The Bedford Center for the Arts Photo Group (www.bcaphoto.org) will host an evening with photographer Lou Jones on Tuesday, May 8, at 7PM at the First Parish Church, 75 Great Road, Bedford (Elm Street entrance). The topic for discussion will be From Hobby to Perfection: Taking Your Photography to the Next Level. Lou Jones’ eclectic career has evolved from the commercial to the personal. He has photographed for Fortune 500 corporations, international companies and local small businesses, including Federal Express, Nike and the Barr Foundation. He’s completed assignments for worldwide magazines and publishers, including Time/Life, National Geographic and Paris Match.

Arts News & Events for July & August

By Julie McCay Turner

The BCA Blast, the newsletter for Bedford Center for the Arts, does double duty as the arts section for The Bedford Citizen. Readers are invited to print a copy, or read it page-by page on a computer. Click here to read the July-August edition. BCA also offers a curated compendium of local events for July and August. The BCA Photography Group is preparing for its upcoming show at Cary Memorial Library.