April LAPC Photo Shoot

  Hercules Haven Where:  1220 Lilly Street Cedar Rapids When:  Sunday April 29  Time:  4pm to 6pm Its time to head back outside for our LAPC group shoots!  In April we are heading to a different kind of animal shelter.  Hercules Haven is home to many animals including:  three alpine goats, two Nubian goats, two mini-pigs, four pot-belly pigs, three…

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Sunday LAPC Meeting Reminder!

Lisa Bergmann-Smithey (Local Photographer and Kirkwood Instructor) will present “Making It Right in Camera”.  Lisa shoots many of her images in manual mode, and her objective is to have her images be the best the can be “in camera” …  needing minimal post processing.   How many times have we heard…. “I just shoot everything in raw and I will just…

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FYI: Seasonal Photographer Job Opportunity

This came into our Club’s email account….. this not an endorsement by the Club, but if you have an interest.  No idea what is pays, but if you want some experience, this might be an opportunity. ****************************************** My name is Elena Oleske, and I am hiring some part time photographers for our May/June season and was hoping that you or…

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LAPC Snapshot

LAPC Snapshot March Contest Topic: Glass 14 entered   1st place – Rick Young 21 votes 2nd place – Cherie Flint 11 votes 3rd place tie – John Baldwin & Doug Nauman 9 votes each It’s spring! A couple of links to help with your summer photography planning Iowa DNR Recreation Atlas: https://programs.iowadnr.gov/maps/Recreationatlas/Recreation.html Iowa DNR Alerts and Closings: http://www.iowadnr.gov/Places-to-Go/State-Parks/Alerts-and-Closures LAPC Member…

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Register Now: 2018 LAPC Annual Photography Workshop

    Once again, we are pleased to bring to you the….     2018 LAPC Annual Photography Workshop           Speaker:  Chuck Kimmerle Date:    May 19th Time:  8:00 – 3:30 Where:  New Covenant Bible Church Website:  www.chuckkimmerle.com   About:     “I feel an attraction to the plains, prairies, and basins near where I live in Wyoming. Their quietness and peacefulness are…

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Sunday Meeting Reminder!

  Topic:  Creative Thinking: Taking vs Making a Photograph Trent Foltz   –  Trent is from Geneseo, Illinois and has his own fine art studio.    In 2017 Trent was a guest speaker at one of our Club meetings and showed off his outstanding black & white images.   Join us again as Trent helps us learn about Creative Thinking.   Photo Contest:  …

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Meeting Reminder: Tomorrow Feb 11th

Camera Skills – Getting To Know Your Camera                  *** BRING YOUR CAMERA (and manual) TO THE MEETING! *** Kris and Doug Hoeger – Leaders When going out on a shoot it is a good practice to “set up” your camera ahead of time prior to arrival based on what you plan on shooting for the day.  Then, when you…

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Upcoming LAPC Events

At the bottom of the Linn Area Photo Club home page is a link to all of the Club’s upcoming events or other photo events around the area. Keep an eye on this calendar so you know what opportunities are coming….. February 5 “Beauty Around Us – Images from 2017.” CR Audubon  ———————————————– February 9 PPI Winter Convension  PPI   ———————————————–…

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Monthly Contest Categories

The Monthly Contest Categories are all updated and posted now on the web page. http://linnareaphotoclub.org/monthly-contest-rules-and-categories/ Please make sure you check them so you are ready each month! Here’s a quick rundown…. February Harvest March Glass April Music (State Fair Theme for 2018) If you aren’t sure about your photo for the State Fair, now is the time to test the…

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Contest Category for March

The photo contest category for march is “Glass” and is now posted on the webpage at /http://linnareaphotoclub.org/monthly-contest-rules-and-categories/ Categories for the rest of the year will be posted in the coming weeks, so remember to check back! Don’t forget, February’s contest is “Harvest”, so anything showing or relating to harvest as you envision it, is what we want to see. Also,…

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