LHSA 2019 Annual Meeting Program

Jul 11, 2019  By Richard Rejino

Note that times and sessions are subject to change!

Thursday 17-Oct

2 PM: LHSA Board meeting

6:00 PM: Informal Meet and greet                

Friday  18-Oct

8 AM: Leica on Loan

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

8:45 AM Introduction – Alan Weinschel, LHSA President

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

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

11-11:45 AM : Antonio Di Benedetto

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

11:45 PM: Lunch

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

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.

Saturday  19-Oct          

8 AM: Leica on Loan

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

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

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

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

11:45 – 2 PM: Lunch & Trade Fair

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

2:15 – 5:00 PM: Boston Harbor Cruise

Enjoy and photograph a historic cruise of Boston Harbor and the beautiful Boston skyline.

7 PM: Evening Banquet

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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