This meeting was held at 6:00 PM in Suite 420 at Cummins Station.
The President began the meeting with the following chapter
business and announcements.
After the chapter business, the President introduced the featured
speaker. Mark E. Wallis is a Senior Information Developer for
Global Management Technologies, an Atlanta-based leader in workforce
management and cash management software. Mark has been developing
online and print-based user assistance for over 20 years. He
has a BA in Technical Journalism and Computer Science from Colorado
State University. An active judge in regional and international
online communications competitions, he has received numerous
awards for his user guides, quick references, online help, HTML-based
help, and marketing materials. Mark is an avid photographer
who made the transition to digital cameras over four years ago.
Mark presented and demonstrated a session entitled “Choosing
and using a digital camera”. During the presentation,
Mark explored the various uses for digital cameras at home and
at work; explained pixels, mega pixels, and photo file types
in detail; and he provided a list of features and purchase criteria
that each of us could use to determine the camera that is most
appropriate for the situation in which it’s being used.
Mark included numerous examples of digital photos—both
electronic and printed—and he demonstrated the zoom feature
After Mark’s presentation, we ended with a question and
answer period followed by a prize drawing. Beth Tanner served
as the prize drawing emcee, as she had brought a gift from the
South Carolina Foothills chapter.