Commons:Photographers User Group Meeting 2018

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Not to be confused with Commons:Commons Conference 2018.

User Group Meeting interested photographers journey registration program photos blog lessions learned


Members of the Commons Photographers User Group in Montreal
possible tour bus for excursions in the nature

The Commons Photographers User Group Meeting was a proposed meeting of the Commons Photographers User Group in 2018. The Grant was declined.

Proposed focus areas[edit]

Here you'll find examples of what we could do. If you'd like to propose a session, please scroll down and add your proposal in the section below.

FOCUS AREA 1: PRACTICE | PRAXIS | PRATIQUE

Landscape photo walk
Contest „Photo of the day“
Excursion: shooting a 5-minute wildlife video documentary

FOCUS AREA 2: TEACHING & LEARNING | LERNEN & LEHREN | INSTRUIRE & APPRENDRE

Metadata - standards (EXIF, IPTC) and how to use them
Processing RAW files with Camera RAW (Photoshop, Lightroom), Capture One, Open source alternatives etc.
Outreach: how to engage local communities in photography projects
Advanced stitching techniques
Nature photography workshop
Studio photography how-to
Video editing workshop
Off-camera flash best practice

FOCUS AREA 3: DISCUSSION | DISKUSSION | DISCUSSION

Commons Photographers User Group: the path ahead
Quality images, featured pictures and valued images: time for change?
What’s the future of „Wiki loves…“ events?

FOCUS AREA 4: GEAR & INFRASTRUCTURE | AUSRÜSTUNG & INFRASTRUKTUR | ÉQUIPEMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE

Sharing and donating photography gear
Open content workflows, the potential of raw footage and how to share more than the final products
Ten things you didn’t know about your camera
Wikimedia Commons from the viewpoint of a photographer: which are our biggest unfulfilled needs?

Locations[edit]

Iceland is relatively cheap and quickly accessible from America and Europe. That's why the attending photographers at a meeting at Wikimania Montreal pleaded for the first international meeting to be held in Iceland.