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For Sale: MacBook Pro 17″


17″mid 2010 hardly used. 8gb memory, Processor is 2.53 ghz Intel Core i5, running OSX Lion 10.7.5 has LR5 on it. Asking $500

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Meeting this Sunday!

Remember we will be having our meeting this Sunday. Our presenter will be showing his photo from his trip from Greenland/Iceland. He will also speak about his micro four thirds camera system.

Meeting Reminder! This Sunday, April 9th

Please bring up to three printed images for small group critiques. This is a great time to get ready for the State Fair and then take the feedback to make a winning image!

Photo Pro Macro Day and Night Photo Walk Event

Photo Pro will be having their yearly macro and night photo walk May 6th,2017. If you are interested please call them at 319-395-9121 to register.


Reminder: Studio shoot at Studio Reserved

Reminder about tomorrow’s shoot at Studio Reserved. There is still room for tomorrow’s shoot. RSVP to

Sunday 3/26
1:30 tour
2-4 workshop

Studio Reserved

April meeting reminder: Get those photos printed!

April’s meeting will be photo feedback. Are you thinking about what photos you will be entering into the Iowa State Fair this year?  We will be breaking up into several small groups and critiquing members photos. This is a great opportunity to get fed back so you make those changes before it’s time to send in your photos to the State Fair or just photos you want to be critiqued.


Minimum photo size: 8×10 (We want everyone in the group to be able to see it)

Max number of photos: 3

Remember photo club members receive a 20% discount on prints up to 12×36 at Photo Pro.



Meeting Reminder: Trent Foltz Black and White Photography

Trent Foltz will be the guest speaker to discuss Black and White photography.

Monthly Contest Theme: Shadows/Silhouettes


Trent received his Bachelors of Arts in Photography and his Bachelors of Science in Forestry from Southern Illinois University.  He worked for both the National Park Service and National Forest Service before opening his commercial advertising fine art studio in St Louis in 1992.

Today,  Trent lives back in his hometown of Geneseo,  Illinois,  where he maintains his bustling studio. His fine art work has earned him many national awards and has been exhibited nationally and locally in galleries,  shows, and private collections.

Partial Client List: 


Cracker Barrel Restaurants

St Louis Zoo

Missouri Botanical Gardens

Pella Window and Door

Pevey Guitar and Amp

Amana Corporation


Estes Construction

Bush Construction

Augustana College

John Deere Health Care

February 12th Meeting: Ty Smedes “Iowa Nature Photography”

Ty Smedes, a well known Urbandale. Iowa nature photographer will share his slide presentation about his new book “Iowa’s Wild Beauty”, which features nature photographs from all across the State of Iowa. You will see images of Iowa songbirds, waterfowl, birds of prey, wading birds, mammals, butterflies and other insects, in addition to stunning prairie scenes and wildflower close-ups.   Ty will share with us so hints and tips that will help us be better nature photographers.

This event is open to the public as a part of the annual agreement with Linn County Conservation.    So invite your friends and neighbors.

Hope to see everyone there!

Contest Theme: Patterns

Print Images:

You can submit up to two photos of any image that meets the monthly contest rules and meets this month’s theme.