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Join us at the September monthly meeting of LAUPS for an evening of stereoscopic 3D underwater video with video producer and editor Mary Lynn Price. Mary Lynn will bring her 3D projector and special silver screen to share some of the 3D underwater videos she’s edited over the past year working with veteran cinematographer Bob Cranston.

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Immerse yourself in 3D video of everything from dramatic squid runs to curious large black sea bass, playful California sea lions to Weddell seal pups and emperor penguins in Antarctica. Free polarized 3D glasses similar to the polarized glasses of RealD theaters will be given out. Learn how stereoscopic 3D works, and why it is especially good for underwater footage! SEPTEMBER MINICOMPS: This month’s topic is “Worms” (stills and video). Please submit your entries using the upload form by 11:59pm Tuesday September 16. TRIP REPORTS We love having one or two people share their dive experiences at the beginning of meetings, so if you have a short trip report (about 5 minutes) you’d like to share, please e-mail the webmaster.

Please join us in the Times Mirror room of the Natural History Museum at 7:30pm, Wednesday August 20 for a presentation on Lightroom by Erin Quigley. Erin is a digital imaging consultant specializing in customized workflows and editing strategies using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. She is an award-winning underwater photographer and video editor, and creator of GoAskErin.com, which provides custom tutorials and one-on-one instruction specifically developed for the underwater photographic community. We will also be treated to a presentation by Scott Gietler on his recent trip to Tahiti to photograph shark aggregations and spawning groupers! AUGUST MINICOMPS: This month's topic is "Shellfish" (stills and video). Please submit your entries using the upload form by 11:59pm Tuesday August 19. TRIP REPORTS We love having one or two people share their dive experiences at the beginning of meetings, so if you have a short trip report (about 5 minutes) you'd like to share, please e-mail the webmaster.