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November 2016

November 13th Monthly Meeting: Annual Photo Contest/Election of Officers

November 13, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Annual Contest It's time for the annual contest.    Get your images ready.   See annual contest rules for greater details: http://linnareaphotoclub.org/news/2017-annual-photo-contest/ The Club selected category this year is: My Home Town   Elections: Those who would like to run for an LAPC Officer position, please send your request to Treasurer@LinnAreaPhotoClub.org Officer Positions are: President Vice President Treasurer Secretary   Meeting Theme: Doug Shaffer and Cherie Flint will do a workshop on "Basic Studio Photography.    So if you want to get started…

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November LAPC club shoot – Motorcycles

November 20, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
$8

What:  Clean motorcycles When:  Sunday November 20th, 2:30 to 4:30 Where:  National Motorcycle Museum, 102 Chamber Dr, Anamosa, IA https://www.google.com/maps/place/National+Motorcycle+Museum/@42.1051485,-91.2659496   The National Motorcycle Museum has been on our wish list for the last 2 year! Note:  We do have to pay the group rate of $8 per person.  You can pay your admission at the door when you arrive.   Tripods are allowed, just be aware of your legs & your surroundings.   I do need a head count…

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February 2017

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

February 12 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Meeting Theme: 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 song birds, 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.…

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Paramount Theater – Feb LAPC group shoot

February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

February LAPC group shoot What:  Historic Indoor Architecture Where:  Paramount Theatre When:  Sunday February 19th Time:  2pm to 4pm   The Paramount Theatre has been on our shoot wish list for 3 years now and we are finally getting inside, where we’ll have the run of the building; all to ourselves!!!   Our shoot is from 2-4pm.  Meet at the outside door, under the marquee between 1:45-2pm.  The house manager will meet us at the front door, under the marquee…

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March 2017

March 12th Meeting: Trent Foltz- Black and White Photography

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Trent Foltz of Trent Foltz Photography will be our guest speaker this month. Trent's presentation will be on black and white photography. 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…

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April 2017

Monthly Meeting: April 9th-Photo Feedback

April 9 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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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. Requirements: Minimum photo size: 8×10 (We want everyone in the group…

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May 2017

The fire burn is on!!! This Sat 5/6 @ 7pm

May 6 @ 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
$5

I've combined forces for this event with new member Michael Huang and its been a busy 48 hours with two of the fire performers freeing up and wanting to go out, then finding a place and nailing down the details, but I think we've got it enough that I can get the word out to my LAPC group!!! What:   Fire dancers & Spinning Steel Wool on Fire & LED toys When:  Saturday May 6th, 7pm to 10:30pm-ish Where:  Conveyor Engineering, 1345…

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May 14th Meeting: Expedition Photography Craig Hemsath-Greenland/Iceland Presentation

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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Craig Hemsath will be doing a presentation on his photographs for from his expedition to Greenland. He will present his photographs and touch on Micro-Four-Thirds camera system.

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June 2017

June group shoot – Boxing club

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

What: Cedar Rapids Boxing Club Where: Veterans Memorial Building, 50 2nd Ave Bridge, CR When: Thursday June 8 Time: 5pm to 7pm I don’t remember how I got the idea that I’d like to shoot sweaty boxers doin their thing with the bonus of a boxing ring. But it’s definitely sticking to my theme of ‘shoots you wouldn’t normally try on your own’! But we’re going to do it and I couldn’t be more excited! I think it is going…

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June Meeting: Camera Operation

June 11 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wickiup Recreation Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52411 United States
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This month we will be going over camera operation. Bring your camera! We will break into small groups based on the brand of your camera. Members in each group will help each other with questions. Please bring your questions.   Others items that that will be covered: Custom white balance and tools Focusing modes Flash modes Exposure Modes ......and more.

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