Meeting Minutes: 10 July 2019

Minutes from the July 10 Brattleboro Camera Club meeting
First order of business was to list information concerning opportunities to visit or photograph in the months ahead. Here is a list.

“Hush of the Footlights ” ~ A photography exhibit featuring the work
of  Marek Jagoda and Brattleboro Camera Club member Ea Maples. Ea and Marek are fine art photographers who have spent the last three years together exploring interesting places and historic buildings including many abandoned theaters throughout New England.

July 4- August 16, 2019
Main Street Arts Gallery
35 Main Street
Saxtons River, VT

2. Balloon Festival,
Northampton, MA July -12-14
5:30 am balloon rise

3. Green River Festival
Greenfield, Ma July 12,13,14
Tickets are pricey but the Balloon Rise at 5:30am is free

4. NECCC Conference, Amherst, Ma
July 12, 13, 14

5. Auto Rust Recycle- date …TBD
John Taylor will contact Dale Hastings about a date for us to go and
photograph the aging and rust filled auto Wrecking site.

6. The American Precision Museum:
The museum is located in the renovated 1846 Robbins & Lawrence factory on South Main Street in Windsor, Vermont. The building is said to be the first U.S. factory at which precision interchangeable parts were made, giving birth to the precision machine tool industry.

American Precision Museum
196 South Main Street
Windsor, VT.
Admission Fee; Adult $7.00 and $6.00 for Seniors

7. Medfield Insane Asylum, Medfield, MA 1890- 2003
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Ea Maples has arranged for a limited number of photographers to have this opportunity
to enter the grounds and the building of this historic site. There are limited facilities’, so
be ready to pack it in and pack it out. You will be on your feet for most of the day.

8. Turner Falls Photo Walk
Friday, August 23, 2019 5:00- 7:30pm
Dianne Interlande and Cyndee Meese arranged with several businesses to photograph the
interiors as well as the outside. Great stores as well as the Canal walk for those who love the
river and old factories.

9. Gill Tavern, Picture gallery
July26, submit jpegs to John Taylor
August 1, 2019 Hang the show
John Taylor announced ,the club will be swapping out the current photos in the
Gill Tavern for new material. Please submit jpegs to John Taylor before July26.
Subject matter:
a. Images about the New England area and especially northern Mass and
southern Vermont.
b. Framed and matted images up to 20x 30. We have been using black o dark brown frames the restaurant setting is rustic.
10. Adams Mass Country Fair
August 2-4, 2019
This fair has a rodeo. Great photo possibilities.

11. Holyoke Blue Socks
Mackenzie Stadium in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Monday – Saturday games will all start at 6:35 p.m.
The schedule is on line. There is a special site behind home base for

The September theme of the month is “Sleepy”.

Our theme for July was “HOT”. Many of our members brought images to share digitally.
This meeting many of the members opted to bring prints to look at for our work.
Tom Pitta brought a photo book of his work.
Our next meeting is August 12, 2019 at the Vermont Center for photography.