Meetings

Meetings

The club meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 pm from September to June, with an occasional bonus meeting in some months.

Guests are welcome! Visit our Guests page for more information on how to attend.

Social time will start at 6:30pm. Meetings will start promptly at 7pm.

Upcoming

2023-2024 SEASON

December 5, 2023 — Presentation
Presenter: DUCK UNITAS
Photo Editing Concepts
In Person at Hope Christian Church


January 9, 2024 — Presentation
Presenter: CHRIS McGINNIS
Macro Photography
Zoom (Remote) Link will be sent.

January 16, 2024 (Zoom) — Competition
Assigned Subject: BUILDINGS OR STRUCTURES

January 23, 2024 — Presentation
Presenter: TERRIE ULERY
African Impact: Photography Volunteer Experience of a Lifetime
Zoom (Remote) Link will be sent.

February 6, 2024 — Presentation
Presenter: Mark Bowie
Forests
Zoom (Remote) Link will be sent.

February 27, 2024 (Zoom) — Competition
Assigned Subject: LEADING LINES

March 5, 2024 — Presentation
Presenter: Peter Baumgarten
Into The Landscape 
Zoom (Remote) Link will be sent.

March 12, 2024 — Presentation
Presenter: Laura Parisi
How to Shoot an Eclipse
In-person at Hope Christian Church

March 19, 2024 (Zoom) — Competition
Assigned Subject: IMAGES WITH SNOW OR FROST

April 2, 2024 — Presentation
Presenter: Mark Houde

In Person at Hope Christian Church

April 16, 2024 (Zoom) — Competition
Assigned Subject: FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

May 7, 2024 — Presentation
Presenter: Laura Parisi
The Carnevale In Italy
In Person at Hope Christian Church

May 21, 2024 (Zoom) — Competition
Assigned Subject: PLANES, TRAINS, OR AUTOMOBILES

  • May 27, 2024 Presentation

Past

August 15, 2023 — SPECIAL PRESENTATION
Review of the spring PSA nature competition our club hosted and judged. The photos that were judged and why we scored them the way we did. Zoom only.

September 5, 2023 (In Person) — Welcome back, What’s In Your Bag
The new board members, what will change for the new season.
We will discuss what we carry and use for our photography, sharing some DIY ideas. If you have something you would like to share, let us know. Bring your bag if you like!

September 12, 2023 (In Person)
How-to, basic camera operation.
New to photography or having a problem? This is the night for you! We will break into groups by camera-make, bring your equipment.

September 19, 2023 (Zoom) — Competition
Assigned Subject: SHOOTING FROM A LOW ANGLE

October 3rd, 2023 (In Person) — Hands On
Macro and Still Life Photography.
We will have multiple set-ups to try out. Bring your camera tonight and have fun.

October 17, 2023 (Zoom) — Competition
Assigned Subject: BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY

November 7, 2023 — Presentation
Presenter: LISA CUCHURA
Zugunruhe- A restless urge to photograph the variety of Nature
In Person at Hope Christian Church

November 21, 2023 (Zoom) — Competition
Assigned Subject: MACRO Photography

2022-2023 SEASON

September 13, 2022 — Welcome back!
Presenter: ROMAN KURYWCZAK
Landscapes Simplified
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome

September 20, 2022 — Competition
Assigned Subject: REFLECTIONS
See Assigned Subjects page for helpful links

October 4, 2022 — Presentation
Presenter: MARK BATTISTA
Developing Creativity and Exploring Motion and Gesture
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome

November 1, 2022 — Presentation
Presenter: PAUL NGUYEN
Macro Photography
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome

October 18, 2022 — Competition
Assigned Subject: NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY
See Assigned Subjects page for helpful links

October 25, 2022 — BONUS Presentation
Presenter: JAN DOYLE
Smart Phone Photography for Flowers and Gardens
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome

November 15, 2022 — Competition
Assigned Subject: FACES IN THINGS (FACIAL PAREIDOLIA)
See Assigned Subjects page for helpful links

December 6, 2022 — Presentation
Presenter: SHIV VERMA
Time Lapse, Slow Shutter Photography
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome

January 3, 2023 — Presentation
Presenter: Don Toothaker
Photograph What You Feel, and Black & White Photography
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome

January 17, 2023 — Competition
Assigned Subject: NEGATIVE SPACE
See Assigned Subjects page for helpful links (coming soon)

February 7, 2023 — Presentation
Presenter: Lee Hoy
The Art of Natural Light
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome

February 21, 2023 — Competition
Assigned Subject: CREATIVE TECHNIQUES
See Assigned Subjects page for helpful links (coming soon)

March 7, 2023 — Presentation
Presenter: Bill Barnett
Infrared Photography
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome.

March 21, 2023 — Competition
Assigned Subject: STILL LIFE
See Assigned Subjects page for helpful links (coming soon)

April 4, 2023 — Presentation

April 18, 2023 — Competition
Assigned Subject: FORCED PERSPECTIVE
See Assigned Subjects page for helpful links (coming soon)

May 2, 2023 — Presentation

May 16, 2023 — Competition
Assigned Subject: CAPTURING SPEED
See Assigned Subjects page for helpful links (coming soon)

June 2023 — Presentation/Awards Night

2021-2022 SEASON

THURSDAY, September 2, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: JENNIFER KHORDI
Photopills
http://www.khordiphotography.com/
Online meeting. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome.
Please note this is a Thursday.

September 7, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: JAMES KERWIN
Architectural Editing Tips and Tricks
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome.

September 21, 2021 — Competition
Assigned Subject: MINIMALISTIC
See Assigned Subjects page for helpful links

September 28, 2021 — Board Meeting

October 5, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: Henry Doyle
Challenges and Benefits of Winter Photography
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome.

October 19, 2021 — Competition
Assigned Subject: FLASH REQUIRED (DRAGGING THE SHUTTER)
See Assigned Subjects page for helpful links
Online. Link will be sent.

October 26, 2021 — Board Meeting

October 26, 2021 — Board Meeting

November 9, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: Bryan Peterson
Understanding Creative Exposure The Magic of the Exposure Triangle
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome.

November 16, 2021 — Competition
Assigned Subject: ANYTHING CEMENT
See Assigned Subjects page for helpful links
Online. Link will be sent.

November 23, 2021 — Board Meeting

January 4, 2022 — Presentation
Presenter: Bobbi Lane
Environmental Portraiture
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome.

January 18, 2022 — Competition
Assigned Subject: DOG(S)
Online. Link will be sent.

January 25, 2022 — Board Meeting

February 1, 2022 — Presentation
Presenter: Padma Inguava
Creative Blurs
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome.

February 15, 2022 — Competition
Assigned Subject: FRAMED
Online. Link will be sent.

February 22, 2022 — Board Meeting

March 1, 2022 — Presentation
Presenter: Mike Moats
The Properly Equipped Macro Photographer
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome.

March 8, 2022 — Presentation
Presenter: Ken Elkins
Understanding Birds for Better Photography
Online. Link will be sent. Guests are welcome.

March 15, 2022 — Competition
Assigned Subject: ONE
Online. Link will be sent.

March 22, 2022 — Board Meeting

April 5, 2022 — Presentation
Presenter: To Be Announced
To Be Announced

PLEASE NOTE DATE/DAY CHANGE
Thursday. April 21, 2022 — Competition

Assigned Subject: YELLOW
Online. Link will be sent.

April 26, 2022 — Board Meeting

Please Note date change
May 24, 2022 — Competition

Assigned Subject: SQUARES
Online. Link will be sent.

May 24, 2022 — Board Meeting

June 7, 2022 — Club Awards Night

Please Note & Location Change
June 14, 2022 — Presentation

Presenter: Dave Whitham
Portraiture (Including Lighting for Portraiture)
In-person @ Silver Sands State Park. Members Only Event

June 21, 2022 — Board Meeting

2020-2021 SEASON

September 8, 2020 — Presentation
~~~~ WELCOME! ~~~~
Presenter: BILL DILLANE
Photojournalism and Event Photography
Online meeting. Link will be sent.

September 22, 2020 — Competition
Assigned Subject: PHOTOJOURNALISM

September 29, 2020 — Presentation
Presenter: MATT KLOSKOWSKI
Editing Your Photos in Lightroom and When to go to Photoshop To Help Out
Online. Program is recorded and Matt will take Q & A after. Must preregister to attend. Link will be sent.
https://mattk.com

October 13, 2020 — Presentation 
Presenter: JAMES KERWIN
Scouting and photographing Abandon and unique buildings and editing.
Online Presentation, Link will be sent.
https://jameskerwinphotographic.com/

October 20, 2020 — Competition
Assigned Subject: MOVEMENT / MOTION BLUR

October 27, 2020 — Presentation
Presenter: JOHN SLONINA 
Presentation on Enhancing Your Landscape Photography.
Online Program. link will be sent.
https://www.sphotography.com

November 3, 2020 — Presentation
Presenter: LISA CUCHARA
Creating Sweeping Panoramas (and Other Cool Stitched Photographs)
Online Meeting, link will be sent
http://www.photographybylisaandtom.com

November 17, 2020 — Competition
Assigned Subject: TREES

November 24, 2020 — Board Meeting

December 8, 2020 — Presentation
Presenter: PADMA INGUVA
Floral Photography
Online Meeting, Link will be sent.

January 5, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: “ĐUCK” UNITAS
Lighting for Texture
Online Meeting, Link will be sent.
http://www.unitasphotography.com

January 12, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: HAZEL MERIDETH
Creativity with Textures and Composites.
Online meeting. Link will be sent.
https://www.meredithimages.com

January 19, 2021 — Competition
Assigned Subject: TEXTURES
See helpful links on Assigned Subjects page.

January 26, 2021 — Board Meeting

(Monday) February 1, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: Harold Ross
Topic: Night and Still Life Photography
Online meeting. Link will be sent.

February 9, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: Tim Gray
Topic: Planning (and luck) in Photography
Online meeting. Link will be sent.

February 16, 2021 — Competition
Assigned Subject: FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

February 23, 2021 — Board Meeting

March 2, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: ROMAN KURYWCZAK
Photographing the Milky Way
Online meeting. Link will be sent.
http://roaminwithroman.com

March 16, 2021 — Competition
Assigned Subject: COMPLEMETARY COLOR

March 23, 2021 — Board Meeting

March 30, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: ROBERT VANELLI
Learn Techniques for Adding, Removing, and Sharing Light Using Modifiers

Online meeting. Link will be sent.

April 6, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: MARCIE REIF
Photographing Kids and Families

Online meeting. Link will be sent.

April 8, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: CAMERON DARNELL
Intro to Bird Photography

Online meeting. Link will be sent.

April 20, 2021 — Competition
Assigned Subject: HANDS

April 26, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: MATT KLOSKOWSKI
Matt’s Making Great Bird Photos
Online meeting.

April 27, 2021 — Board Meeting

May 4, 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: JOHN SCALERA
Zoo Photography
Online meeting.

May 11 2021 — Presentation
Presenter: JAMES KERWIN
Architecture & Interior Editing Tips & Tricks
Online meeting.

May 18, 2021 — Competition
Assigned Subject: USE OF DRAMATIC LIGHTING

May 25 — Board Meeting

June 3, 2021 — Board Election, Photo Café Q & A.

June 15, 2021 — YEAR END AWARDS