Thursday, November 21, 2019
Richard Vallon will talk to our club about tripods and mirrorless cameras. He began his study of photography in college where he learned to develop and print B&W portraits and natural light landscapes. He worked as an in house photographer for Ochsner hospital before acquiring Orleans Photography Inc. in 1995 and working with commercial clients like Entergy and the LA State CPA Association. He has been teaching various photo classes at UNO for 28 years and for Lakeside Camera for the past 15 years. His particular interests are unusual lenses (Petzval and old manual focus lenses), the history of photography, reviving the autochrome process digitally, 4×5 camera negatives and developing, cyanotypes, digital infrared and pinhole camera. He is not interested in doing war photojournalism or photographing sharks underwater.