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Friday, April 27, 2012

Five Tips for Better Photos

Blogger Charles (Duck) Unitas, who runs the My Photo Group Meetup in Connecticut, gives five simple tips for beginners wishing to learn photography:
  • Learn Your Equipment
  • Take Lots of Pictures
  • Learn Editing Software
  • Take Classes
  • Learn How To Critique 

See Duck's full story about the Five Tips at - myphotogroup.blogspot.com.

Saturday, March 31, 2012

FIRST Robotics Regional Competition - Hartford - March 31, 2012

FIRST is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity created to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. Visit the FIRST Connecticut web site at FirstCT.org.


High school students made robots to compete in basketball this year.  FIRST uses a different sport each year.

Setting up the championship match between Team 195, Cyber Knights from Southington High School, and Team 181, Birds of Prey from Hartford Public Schools.

Cheering on Team 195, the Southington High Cyber Knights, during the final four.


Team 195, the Southington High Cyber Knights, meeting the judges during the awards ceremony.

The winning robot.


Team 181, Birds of Prey from Hartford Public Schools, preparing in the pit for competition. Team 181 became this year's First Runner Up winner.

Team 181, Birds of Prey from Hartford Public Schools, just before the championship match.