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Its Almost Here! Annual Photo Contest

On Sunday (Nov 12th) we have a full schedule of events at the LAPC monthly meeting!

 

Annual Photo Contest

  • Submit up to 17 images in our Annual Photo Contest
  • For all the rules, go to:  http://linnareaphotoclub.org/annual-contest-rules
  • If you have waited until the last minute… we still have 11X14 foam board for sale.  Call Rick at 319-360-0060 and set up a time to pick them up.  $1.00 ea.

 

Election of 2018 LAPC Officers

  • Want to be an LAPC Officer?   President  / Vice-President / Treasurer / Secretary
  • Send an email to: treasurer@linnareaphotoclub.org and get your name on the ballot.

 

My Photo Adventures

  • Bring to the meeting 5 – 10 digital images you would like to share with the LAPC members while the judging is taking place.
  • If you would like, you can share with the LAPC members the who/what/when and answer any questions they may have.
  •  Bring on a USB drive please.

 

Help-Portrait

  • In just over three weeks is the 5th Annual Help-Portrait Event
  • We need volunteers!    Editors we need you.
  • All day / Half-Day Shifts

We Need You!

Help-Portrait is just over 5 weeks from now.

We are in full-swing recruiting families and coordinating all the activities to have another successful event.

We need your help!

We need:

  • Photographers
  • Photo Assistants
  • Editors   – Huge Need
  • Family Guides – Big Need
  • General Help

If you can't work the entire day on Dec 2nd, we can set you up for a morning shift or an afternoon shift.

Editors…. if you can't help on Saturday, we have two additional sessions scheduled for Monday (Dec 4th) and Tuesday (Dec 5th) from 5:30 to 9:00.  These sessions are to finish up the edits, prints and framing… so join us then.

 

If you can't assist the day of the event, but want to assist in a different way, we will always be glad to take financial donations or supplies.

We can always use:    (Bring to the November meeting)

  • Gallon Size Zip-lock Baggies
  • Gaffers Tape
  • Food /Drink
  • 8 X 10 Frames
  • Sharpies
  • Hand Wipes
  • Hair Spray
  • Clip Boards
  • Kleenex
  • Stuffed Animals
  • Bottled Water
  • Paper Towels
  • Make-Up

 

Quad Cities Photo Club Event – Greg Basco

On December 9th, the Quad Cities Photo Club is hosting Greg Basco.     The cost is $25.

You can see his work at:   https://www.deepgreenphotography.com/

 

 

2018 Officer Election

Dave Byrnes  (Club Treasurer & Election Committee Chair) asked me to send out a reminder about our upcoming 2018 elections at the November meeting.

We have four positions that each year are open for election:

President:    Duties of the President shall be: to preside at all Club meetings and Executive Board meetings; to appoint chairpersons of all committees; to act as Club spokesperson; to generally supervise and to keep in touch with all Club activities.

Vice-President:     Duties of the Vice-President shall be: to perform the duties of the President during the absence or disability of the President; to notify members of special meetings and events; to act as Club Director on the Executive Board.   In about 2007 the position also took on the leadership role of the annual LAPC Photography Workshop held each Spring.

Secretary:   Duties of the Secretary shall be: to preserve in the books of the Club true minutes of the proceedings of Board meetings; to conduct correspondence of the Club; to prepare ballots for election; to act as Club Director on the Executive Board.     In about 2007, this position also took on the duty of purchasing the snacks provided by the Club for the monthly meetings.

Treasurer:  Duties of the Treasurer shall be: to maintain records and custody of Club funds and dues; to discharge Club expenses and maintain records thereof; to prepare periodic reports of Club finances; to prepare an annual budget; to act as Club Director on the Executive Board; to maintain a current register of the entire membership.

 

Current Candidates for each of these role for 2018 are:

President:                No Candidates

Vice-President:     Rick Young

Secretary:                No Candidates

Treasurer:              Dave Byrnes  

If anyone has an interest in running for one of these positions, please send Dave an email  at Treasurer@linnareaphotoclub.org.      If you would like to nominate someone, send that to Dave also.   He can reach out to that person and see if they have an interest.

See all of you next month for the Annual LAPC Photo Contest and Officer Elections.

 

Rick Young

Vice-President LAPC

 

Sunday Meeting Part II

 

The Club has ordered 300 white 11 X 14 foam boards to assist you in preparing for next month's LAPC Annual Photo Contest.   The cost is $1.00 per sheet.  Bring cash on Sunday if you wish to get some of these foam boards to take home with you.   We will have 150 on Sunday and another 150 are scheduled to arrive on Monday and we will figure our a game plan for you to buy those.

 

Rick Young

Vice-President LAPC

A Birding Photo-Journey: The “Invisible” Flow Of Life

Tom Taylor, Sangre de Cristo Audubon Society, Santa Fe, NM
Join Tom Taylor, a fellow Audubon member from Santa Fe, as he takes you on a photo-tour of birds that he
has seen on various trips in the U.S. After introducing the audience to an assortment of birds located in New
Mexico and Arizona, the presentation will branch out to feature some of the song birds found in the eastern
part of the country – with emphasis on their annual migration from the tropics.
 
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
Tom was born in Cedar Rapids and graduated from Regis High School in 1962. He went on to receive an advanced
degree in physics and in 1975 began 25 years as a research scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory in
northern New Mexico. Since retirement in 2001 he has served as an Audubon officer and a board member, while
more generally supporting the organization’s activities in Santa Fe. Bird photography has become one of his recent
passions.
Monday Oct. 2.
Program at 7:30PM.
First Lutheran Church (corner of 3 AVE and 10th ST SE. )
Jim Durbin

2017 Iowa State Fair Winners and Exhibitors

Congratulations to Tim McAdam and Amy Mueggenberg for their awards at the 2017 Iowa State Fair Annual Photography Salon!

Tim McAdam – Best of Black & White

Amy Mueggenberg- Superintendent's Choice (Color)

In speaking with Bob Randklev (LAPC Webmaster) he would like to put up a special gallery on the Club's website to showcase all the images that were on display at the 2017 State Fair.   So if you had an image on display at this year's fair, please send a jpg of the image to:   Vice-President@LinnAreaPhotoClub.org      Include the image name and any awards you received.

Congratulations to all the LAPC members who were selected this year to be a part of The Fair!

 

Rick Young

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Final Reminder: LAPC Family Picnic – Reserve Your Spot By Tomorrow

 

Yes…. that's right!   Catered!   And Free!

What:  Nelson’s Meat Market is going to cater our picnic this year!   They will be grilling brats, chicken, and hamburgers at Wickiup and serving baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, Tea and Lemonade as well.

When:   September 10th

Where:  Wickiup

Time:  12:30 to 4:00

Contest:  Panning     (Yes… there is still a contest and the winner gets to take home a leftover brat and baked beans!)

Who:   Club Members & Family

Bring:  No catered dessert….. but if you would like to volunteer to bring a dessert to share…. that would be great!   And your Appetite!  And if you took any pictures of the 2017 Eclipse… feel free to share those with us!    If you, like me, were in Cedar Rapids that day…. what eclipse?

Please RSVP by September 5th to membership@linnareaphotoclub.org  so we can let the caterer know quantities to prepare for the event.

 

Hope to see everyone there.

Join Us: Free Catered LAPC Picnic

 

Yes…. that's right!   Catered!   And Free!

What:  Nelson’s Meat Market is going to cater our picnic this year!   They will be grilling brats, chicken, and hamburgers at Wickiup and serving baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, Tea and Lemonade as well.

When:   September 10th

Where:  Wickiup

Time:  12:30 to 4:00

Contest:  Panning     (Yes… there is still a contest and the winner gets to take home a leftover brat and baked beans!)

Who:   Club Members & Family

Bring:  No catered dessert….. but if you would like to volunteer to bring a dessert to share…. that would be great!   And your Appetite!  And if you took any pictures of the 2017 Eclipse… feel free to share those with us!    If you, like me, were in Cedar Rapids that day…. what eclipse?

 

Please RSVP by September 5th to membership@linnareaphotoclub.org  so we can let the caterer know quantities to prepare for the event.

 

Hope to see everyone there.

 

Meeting Reminder: This Sunday

 

As a reminder, on Sunday will be our monthly Linn Area Photo Club meeting.

 

Topic:  My Digital Workflow: Lightroom and Photoshop

In addition, those of you who want to participate at next month's Canon Printing Workshop on Sept 23rd, this will be a great time to bring cash or a check to complete your registration.     We still have several open spots.    If you cannot attend Sunday's meeting, send in your fee to the Club's mailing address.

This is great workshop to help you improve your prints and to take home with you a couple of large format prints.