LHSA 2019 Annual Meeting Program

Jul 11, 2019  By Richard Rejino

Note that times and sessions are subject to change!

All sessions are located on the 15th floor

Thursday 17-Oct

2 PM: LHSA Board meeting: Commonwealth AB

6:00 PM: Informal Meet and greet: Commonwealth AB

Friday  18-Oct

8 AM: Registration & Leica on Loan: Foyer to Beacon BC

Try out the newest Leica gear: Cameras and lenses galore.

8:45 AM Introduction – Alan Weinschel, LHSA President: Beacon BC

9 – 9:45 AM: Introduction to Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) with Bill Royce: Beacon BC

This session will introduce Photoshop CC users to the full power of ACR image adjustments, for both raw images and other types (JPEG, etc.), using this plug-in that is part of the Photoshop program.

Lightroom users will also benefit from the demonstrations because most ACR tools are nearly identical in Lightroom CC.

10 – 10:45 AM: LHSA Business Meeting: Beacon BC

11-11:45 AM : Antonio Di Benedetto: Beacon BC

Hear about the latest Leica Camera products and developments from Product Specialist Antonio Di Benedetto

11:45 PM: Lunch: On Your Own

2 – 2:50 PM – 50 Years of LHSA – Jim Lager: Beacon BC

Jim Lager, 50-year member of LHSA, reflects on the history and evolution of the Society.

5 – 7 PM LHSA Soiree – Presented by Leica Store and Gallery Boston

Join us at the Leica Store and Gallery Boston for the LHSA Soiree. Please enjoy complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres while surrounded by all the current Leica cameras and lenses. Slant Rhymes by Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb will be the featured exhibition at Leica Gallery Boston. An RSVP is needed to attend this event.

The address is: 74 Arlington St., Boston, MA 02116

Saturday  19-Oct          

8 AM: Leica on Loan & Registration: Foyer Beacon BC

9 – 9:45 AM: A Discussion on the Photography of Ed Keating: Beacon BC

10 – 10:45 AM: Pictures and Conversation – Sean Reid: Beacon BC

Reid will begin by showing a selection of pictures, from an upcoming monograph, made between 2001 and 2019 at and around motorcycle rallies in the United States. Many were made using Leica cameras, often M models, but the first part of the session will be more about pictures themselves than about equipment. Reid will then open the floor to any questions about photography, cameras, the testing and advising he has done for Leica, etc.

11 – 11:45 AM: Looking Back – Costa Manos : Beacon BC

A retrospective look through his pictures of Constantine Manos’ life as a photographer.

11:45 – 2 PM: Lunch & Trade Fair: Capitol AB/Lunch on Your Own

An annual favorite, the Trade Fair is an opportunity to haggle and huddle with your favorite Leica collectors and sellers.

2:00 – 5:00 PM: Boston Harbor Cruise (must be pre-registered): Meet in Lobby/Prompt Departure at 2:15

Enjoy and photograph a historic cruise of Boston Harbor and the beautiful Boston skyline. Must be pre-registered.

7 PM: Evening Banquet (must be pre-registered): Beacon BC

Closing banquet with special announcements.



Richard Rejino
Richard is the Executive Director of LHSA - The International Leica Society and a part-time professional photographer. He is also a classically trained pianist, writer and published author. His book, "What Music Means to Me" is available from Hal Leonard Corporation.

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