Meeting Minutes - April 10, 2017


We met at Brooks Memorial Library. John Taylor facilitated.


Upcoming Events
● VCP Photo Salon- April 20 Details Here
● Key Bank BCC Exhibit - May 1-12
● NECCC Conference - July 14,15,16 UMass Amherst info here
● BCC Exhibit - September Mocha Joe’s
● BCC Exhibit - November I-91 Visitor Center


Announcements/Updates:
1. NECCC 72nd Annual Conference July 14,15,16 2017 at UMass Amherst Campus
Experience 3 days of workshops, lectures, photo ops, networking, gear testing/buying and knowledge to last a
lifetime. NECCC Conference Details here.
2. Board Members/Officers to be chosen 2017/2018
It’s time to elect new officers! If you are interested in being on the board: President, Vice President, Treasurer,
Secretary, Exhibits/Social Media, Members ‘at large’. Please send names of nominees to Bill Dixon by May 14.
Voting will take place at our year end dinner.
3. Annual Year-End Dinner
Monday May 15 at Grange Hall in Dummerston VT. 6pm.
Menu: Chicken/Fish/Ham/Veg ($15). Members who wish to attend, please pay Gary by May 7.
Mail check (payable to Brattleboro Camera Club) to: Gary King 385 South Main St., Brattleboro, 05301
4. Treasurer’s Report
Ending balance as of 3/12 is $2900.14
5. Key Bank Exhibit - May 1-12
A great opportunity to show off the club’s work! The images will be on display, in full sun key bank window.
Open theme, Images should be 16x20 minimum (20x24 framed)
If interested in being part of this show, please email jpegs to Kathy by 4/24. Only 20 images will be hung so this
will help with the selection process.


Photo Review
1. Monthly Theme: On the Street
Images were reviewed for this month’s theme. See monthly themes here
Happy to report that participation has increased even more this month with 45 entries!
Notes by Liz LaVorgna/Secretary


Guest Speaker: Sarah Holbrook
Sarah discussed her various photo series including; “Surfacing”, “Driving Home” and “ Liquid Edge, the Polar Regions ”.
It was a pleasure to listen to her adventures and experience her enthusiasm for glaciers. “Ice is so alive”.
Sarah got started with photography at the Camera Club of NY and was happy to be part of our speaker series.
Sarah’s next exhibit in May 2017 Liquid Edge Exhibit link
What’s in Sarah’s Bag:
Camera: Nikon D800/D810
Lenses: 14/24mm f2.8
80/200mm f2.8
24/70mm f2.8


Ellis Island by Tom Singleton
Tom showed several images that he took on his recent trip to Ellis Island. Haunting, beautiful images.
Link to Ellis Island Photos


Next Meeting: May15, 2017 6pm Dinner at the Grange Hall in Dummerston VT
Program: TBD
Photo Theme: Planes, Trains, Automobiles . Bring prints or send digital files to Bill Dixon by May 10.
Notes by Liz LaVorgna/Secretary