Archive for the 'General' Category

Aug 21 2008

O’Reilly Media helps support MCE once again

Published by Lorene under General, Vendors

O’Reilly Media allows NCMUG to have their Mac Computer Expo banner on the corner, of their Sebastopol campus, at a stop light. What great “rock star parking” for signage. Thanks Marsee -Lorene

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Aug 03 2008

New member or renewal special at MCE

Published by Lorene under General

During MCE (9/27 10-4), as part of our membership drive, NCMUG is offering a 13 months for the price of 12 special offer. This offer is to all new members or renewing members.

As always, if you bring a friend to join you will receive and additional 3 months added to your membership.

It pays to be an NCMUG member.

<http://www.ncmug.org/mce.html>

-Lorene

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Jul 30 2008

Author signing sessions

Published by Lorene under General, Speakers

Both Derrick Story and Bert Monroy will have signing sessions as well as “meet the author” sessions at MCE. More details as we get closer -Lorene

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Jul 27 2008

Second session for Lesa Snider King

Published by Lorene under General

Lesa King - “The Skinny on Photoshop Elements 6″

Discover how to easily edit your photos using the affordable Photoshop Elements 6, plus explore several simple ways of accentuating the subject matter of a photo, thus drawing the viewer’s eye. Learn how to resize photos for any use, how to color correct photos with ease, and how to combine several images into a single perfect shot. Glean the secrets to creating beautiful collages, partial color effects, gorgeous grayscales, delicious duotones, painted edge effects, select retouching secrets, and more!

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Jul 27 2008

Magic of Photoshop: Bert Monroy

Published by Lorene under General

Bert Monroy -”Magic of Photoshop”

Let your creativity soar. In this hour Bert will take you on a magical tour of Photoshop. Your eyes will be opened to the infinite possibilities available to you. If you want to know why Photoshop has become a verb, come to this session.

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Jul 24 2008

Santa Rosa Best Buy and Sonic.net sign up for MCE

Published by Lorene under General

Just in!!!! Two local companies signed up to exhibit at MCE. Our local Best Buy (Santa Rosa) store (who provides NCMUG members with a special discount) and our local ISP Sonic.net will be at our event -Lorene

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Jul 24 2008

How to Shoot like a Pro: session by Shawn and Lesa King

Published by Lorene under General

Shawn & Lesa King - “How to Shoot Like a Pro”

In this entertaining session, you’ll learn tips and tricks for improving your photography tenfold from the husband and wife team and Your Mac Life hosts, Shawn and Lesa King. Whether you’re using a digital SLR or a point-and-shoot, you’ll learn tried and true techniques for getting better shots in camera. You’ll learn the basics of camera operation, which setting to use when, tips for importing and organizing your collection, plus glean the secrets to visually pleasing composition. Come one, come all and start shooting like a pro!

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Jul 20 2008

Ronnie Roche - “Computer Maintenance & Backup 101″

Published by Lorene under General

Ronnie Roche - “Computer Maintenance & Backup 101″

Learn to be at peace with your computer. Now that Apple’s next generation of OS X - Leopard - has arrived let’s take a look at the best way to keep your computer on cruise control. We will start with the built in utilities and how they have changed. Which 3rd party programs should you own and which ones should you avoid? Should you optimize? What about safe install practices for software updates and new software? And a brief look at that ever popular topic - Backup - you do don’t you? No excuses now that you have Leopard!

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Jul 14 2008

Elgato as a sponsor

Published by Lorene under General, Vendors

Right as the deadline was drawing near for sponsorship, Elgato came through. Right on! Thank you for your support -Lorene

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Jul 14 2008

Want to help with MCE? Here’s how

Published by Lorene under General, Volunteering

Hey All….NCMUG will be selling MCE Raffle tickets at the next two
General Meetings…bring your piggy banks and cash in for a chance to
win some Awesome prizes! Wait till you see what has been scored for this
year’s Raffle, you will want to buy lots of chances!

If you want to enhance your chance to win….volunteer to sell raffle
ticket at the MacComputerExpo….for every 15 you sell, you get one
free!!!!!

Email Jerrie at

<Volunteer@ncmug.org>

for more information

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