Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019 (December 8 weather date)
Time: 2 to 5 PM
Location: Boston waterfront
Fee: $50

Participants: Minimum 7, Maximum 10

Registration: Please reserve your spot in one, or both, workshops by November 22, by emailing John Kelly

Please note that Workshop 2 is intended as feedback for members who take part in Workshop 1.

Pre-requisites and equipment: Attendance at the Wednesday, Dec 4th Club Meeting Presentation (or equivalent experience), a camera with manual controls, tripod, remote control or intervalometer and neutral density filters (at least 10 stops). Hardware will be discussed during the lecture.


We are very pleased to announce that, award-winning photographer and lecturer, Jürgen Lobert is offering two in-depth workshops to members of the Duxbury Camera Club. We’re also pleased that Jürgen will be our guest speaker at our December 4th meeting.

Jürgen is an experienced and highly accomplished fine art photographer who teaches, lectures, judges photo competitions, and provides many workshops, as well as, personalized photography coaching. You can learn more about Jürgen on his website at

In this first workshop, the group will create interesting daytime long exposures walking along Boston’s waterfront. There will be opportunities to shoot straight up some interesting buildings, capture the Boston skyline and the iconic view on Boston harbor. All of that with smooth waters in the foreground and hopefully sunset-illuminated cloud streaks in the sky. Here are a few examples of what we’ll be shooting:


Date: Saturday, December 14th
Time: 1 to 4 PM
Location: Duxbury Free Library (to be confirmed)
Fee: $50 for participants (with photos from the December 7 workshop)

OR $20 for people who wish to just observe, see examples and learn editing techniques

Participants: Minimum 7, Maximum 10 plus observers


This is a follow-up workshop to the December 7th photo shoot with Jürgen Lobert.    

This Workshop is a hybrid session of feedback and constructive critique. It will also include, editing suggestions and Lightroom Development module tips and tricks. The participants will be asked to submit four to five images from the prior workshop. Jürgen will then review the images, give the participants feedback on their photos.

Registration: Please reserve your spot in one, or both, workshops by November 22, by emailing John Kelly

Please note that Workshop 2 is intended as feedback for members who take part in Workshop 1.



Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020
Time: 1 to 4 PM
Place:  Duxbury Free Library - Merry Room
Workshop Leader: Hazel Meredith
Fee: $59
Participants Minimum 6, Maximum 20

Registration: To register and pay, use this direct link to Hazel's on-line store:

Pre-requisites and equipment: Please bring a laptop if you have one. If you do not already have any Topaz products installed on your computer, you can purchase them, or download a 30-day free trial for the workshop (the specific products and versions will be described at a later date). Hazel will supply the images that will be worked on in the workshop.

You must know how to use your computer prior to going into this workshop. You should be familiar with how to find and copy files, create and open folders, and launch application programs.


We're pleased to let you know that we have scheduled another excellent workshop that will be offered to members next March. Hazel Meredith, another highly accomplished photographer is offering a workshop titled Creativity with the Topaz Suite.

See what the Topaz suite of products can do for your images! Topaz is an amazing suite of products! It covers everything from creating stunning Black & White images, to creative lens effects, glowing light and painting effects, to helping you with better ways to mask and select difficult areas, sharpen, get rid of digital noise, and add clarity. There are thousands of creative photographic techniques to make your images the best they can be. Topaz Studio now allows you to use Topaz as a stand- alone program as well as still be able to export from Photoshop and Lightroom. And with the release of more new products this year, they keep hitting new highs in creative editing!

Hazel is an award-winning photographer, teacher, speaker, workshop leader and highly respected competition judge. She is a frequent webinar presenter for Topaz Labs. You can learn more about Hazel here:

Here are some samples of Hazel’s work with Topaz: