Ready to Learn the Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts?

by shari on February 12, 2024

Redpoint members often comment that I am much faster than they are at editing images. The reason is that I’ve memorized and use a lot of keyboard shortcuts. My favorite place to learn about the ones I don’t know yet is from The Lightroom Queen, Victoria Bampton. Luckily she has a really comprehensive list on her site. Check it out

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How to Organize ALL of Your Photos

by shari on November 2, 2023

For Dummies, Artists and the the Rest of Us

Big News! I am teaching classes soon at Leedy-Voulkos Art Center. Check it out and join the fun.

Do you have boxes, bins and albums full of photos? Are you drowning in prints, negs, slides? If so, then this workshop is for you! Learn the best practices for storing, clearing and preserving your images. Get advice on what to toss, what to keep and what to do with your precious photographic memories.

Session 1: How to Organize ALL Your Photos – Analog Version

Nov. 9, 2023 | 6-8 pm | Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, 2012 Baltimore Ave. Kansas City, Mo.

Class Description: If it’s on paper or film – get it organized. This session deals with the prints, albums, slides and negs and the best practices for organizing and storing them. Click here to register.

Session 2: How to Organize ALL of Your Photos – Digital Edition

Nov. 16, 2023 | 6-8 pm | Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, 2012 Baltimore Ave. Kansas City, Mo.

Class Description: Let’s Get Digital – Best practices for storing, managing and organizing your digital photo files. Get advice for managing all the photos on your computer, phone and in the cloud.

About Your Instructor | Shari Hartbauer

A graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute, Shari Hartbauer has over 45 years of experience as a working photographer and consultant. She founded Redpoint Collective in 2011 to organize cultural tours and consult on photographic projects, including digital asset management, bookmaking, curating, website building and more.

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Time to update Canon R5 firmware

November 1, 2023

Canon recently released a new firmware update with enhanced features for the Canon R5.  In addition to the enhancements and fixes available on firmware version 1.9.0 announced on September 26th, the enhancement “Peripheral Coordinated Control” was also included. If the camera’s firmware is already Version 1.9.0, it is not necessary to update the firmware. For […]

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The Big Easy Photo Tour

May 18, 2023

Oct. 6-9, 2023 Join me and Boston photographer Lou Jones for a series of adventures in the French Quarter, down Bourbon Street, on a swamp tour and much more. Lou will share his secrets for creating “Magic Blue” skies at sunset, as well as creating provocative street portraits and cityscapes. Together we will haunt the […]

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Vignettes from the Journey

August 5, 2021

Check out the new tab we just added – Vignettes where members share stories of some of their best photos.  Ugen Choling, Bhutan, 2007 When we met, this bespectacled man was chanting mantras on the porch of his tiny house, gnarly hands fingering his mala beads, counting each prayer. Enlightenment is assured if one reaches […]

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Redpoint Collective Heads to Morocco in November 2021

May 13, 2021

We’ve postponed this journey for over a year, but it’s finally time to go. Redpoint Collective put together a fantastic itinerary with our local guide to see not only the usual places but more importantly to experience places and meet people you wouldn’t get to on your own. Learn more. 

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Exhibit fundraiser was a big success

August 29, 2019

Our third exhibition fundraiser and silent auction was a huge success.  Through the generous support of Redpoint members and supporters, and the exhibiting photographers, we raised nearly $20,000 for Operation Breakthrough and the panAFRICAproject. Thanks to Tiffany Mattson for her fine photography of the evening.

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Focus on the World Photography Exhibit Opens May 3rd 2019

July 22, 2019

First Friday Opening, May 3rd, 6 – 9 p.m. Leedy-Voulkos Art Center 2012 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo. 64108 2019 marks the eighth year for Redpoint Collective and our third exhibition fundraiser. Members share a passion for photography and exploring the world with our cameras. The exhibit celebrates captured moments, faces and landscapes from every continent. […]

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Welcome back to Kansas City, Mr. Jones

July 14, 2019

Redpoint Collective is proud to welcome Boston photographer Lou Jones to Kansas City June 6th. As the featured artist in our exhibit Focus on the World, Jones is helping us raise money for panAFRICAproject and Operation Breakthrough. Lou Jones’ eclectic career has evolved from commercial to the personal. It has spanned every format, film type, […]

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The Magic of a Photograph

July 6, 2019

Photographs can be deceiving. An image that appears tranquil and quiet may have actually been taken in the midst of racket and chaos. That is just one of the magical powers a photographer can create in a print. In Chihuly in the Sky, St. Louis, Mary Winter photographs the illusion of glass floating in the sky, and in Shari […]

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