Meeting Minutes: November 12, 2018
Red Clover Commons, Jan - April, 2019
The club is invited to place a photographic exhibit at the Red Clover Commons in Brattleboro. The exhibit will consist of approximately nine large framed prints. These photos will be on display at the Commons from January to April, 2019. The theme of the exhibit is “Best Shot of 2018”. The show will be organized by Cyndee Meese.
Glennie Memorial Nature Salon
The club entry fee for the Salon is $50. It is likely that BCC would enter the competition if there is sufficient interest from its members.
Please let Bill Dixon know if you are interested in submitting photos. The club will have to decide by mid February if we are going to participate.
Deadline for Entries: February 28, 2019
Additional Information: http://www.mvcameraclub.org/competitions/interclub/glennie/
NECCC Complementary Enrollment
Each July the New England Camera Club Conference hosts their event in Amherst, Ma. In hopes on encouraging new participants each camera club in New England is offered a complimentary entry to the conference. Each club is allowed one complementary entry.
Rules governing the courtesy co-pay enrollment:
1. Candidates must be at least eighteen years of age as of July 1, 2019
2. Candidates must be a member of an NECCC member club whose dues are paid for the current year
3. Candidates must have never attended a previous NECCC conference
4. Selection of the candidate will be the responsibility of the individual clubs
5. Applications will not be accepted after the original deadline (March 1, 2019)
Our club should make a choice of participant by mid-February.If you are interested in applying for the complementary enrollment please let Bill Dixon know as soon as possible.
Birds of Prey Outdoor Photography Session
FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY - SESSION II:
Tom Pitta and John Taylor presented an interesting and informative session on the use of materials common in flash photography. Through the use of diagrams, models, and a styrofoam head they illustrated the use and varying effects of flashes, softboxes, diffusers, and other items.
Their final session will be held in early December. You will receive an email when the date and location is decided.
Links to more information on flash photography:
The Strobist (main page): http://strobist.blogspot.com/
The Strobist (gear guide): http://strobist.blogspot.com/2013/12/without-reservation-recommended-gear.html
Adorama (YouTube): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Pksdbj37CdE00kmE7Z1dw
Sekonic (YouTube): https://www.youtube.com/user/sekonicvids/videos
PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES:
CAMERA FOR SALE
PRINTER INK SUPPLIES
John Taylor mentioned that his ink supplier is Blake Printing Supply. Their products are available from their website http://www.blakeprintingsupply.com/or from Amazon.
Hunts's Photo has expressed an interest in being a resource to Brattleboro Camera Club members.
DISPLAYING MEMBERS WORK:
Members entries in the InterClub Print Competition were shown by Roger. Prints are graded on a scale from 10 to 30. Congratulations to Tom Pitta for his “26”!
Bill showed the entries from club members for the InterClub Electronic Competition. The eight jpgs will be evaluated by the judges of NECCC. Results will be available for our December meeting.
A collection of jpgs from the recent Kelby Walk were shown. Good weather and enthusiastic photographers resulted in some interesting photos.
November Theme: Long Exposure
We had twenty-three jpgs and three prints presented by our members. Link to images.