Meeting Minutes - February 12, 2018

 

 

John Taylor called the meeting to order at 6:30PM.

Announcements and News:

It was announced that Bill Dixon needs jpegs for the Glennie Nature competition by 2/25. Those interested should go to the Glennie site and become familiar with the rules.

John Taylor spoke of an opportunity to rent a boat in Lacoma Springs , Florida in early May. The purpose would be nature photography. John will research this more fully and report back to the club.

Ea Maples gave an update on her visit to a mansion in Orange, MA where she and four other photographers spent several hours on 2/10. She will try to arrange another visit to the mansion for club members who are interested. Several photos taken by Ea and Tom Singleton were presented.

Monthly Theme Photos:

Tom Singleton presented a slide show for members who submitted to this month’s theme of “Negative Space”.

The March theme is "Humor".

NECCC Interclub competition:

Roger Turner presented the black and white prints from the NECCC interclub competition where several BCC members had prints .

The members were Bill Dixon, Paul Miller, Tom Singleton and Roger Turner. Bill Dixon took first place for his portrait of a Native American woman in Santa Fe.

At the March meeting the results of the digital competition will be presented.

Photography Exhibits:

John Taylor has an exhibit at the Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield, MA. The exhibit will be up until June.

There is a photography exhibit at the Moore Library in Newfane, VT through March.

Discussion:

There was a discussion of KEH photography, an online market for buying and selling used camera equipment. Some members have had great results with KEH. It was also mentioned that Newtonville Camera near Boston is a good place to buy used camera equipment. NOTE: Newtonville Camera is closed while they relocate. They should reopen in April, 2018.

John Taylor asked for members to suggest speakers for future meetings. Please get to John with your suggestions.

Next meeting will be on March 12th.