Reminder: Virtual Club Meeting at 1:30 Sunday

The club meeting August 9 is at 1:30 via Zoom.  Please use the link below to join the meeting a few minutes before then. If you wish to share a photo or two with the club during the meeting, please submit them by 12:00 noon Sunday. Send your jpg’s, sized to no larger than 2400 pixels on the longer side,…

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Astrophotography Program August 9 — Live On Zoom

Carl Bracken, a member of LAPC and of Cedar Amateur Astronomers, will present on Astrophotography and photographing the night sky.  His image Sunday Service shows the expertise he brings to the subject.  I don’t think you will want to miss what he can teach us. We will also have a photo share, where we will share pictures submitted by members.  There is…

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Virtual Meeting August 9

The club meeting in August will be held online via Zoom.  Please use the link below to join the meeting a few minutes before 1:30 on Sunday, August 9. Carl Bracken, a member of LAPC and of Cedar Amateur Astronomers, will present on Astrophotography and photographing the night sky.  His image Sunday Service shows the expertise he brings to the…

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Comet NEOWISE is here!!!

Photos and Text by Kerry Lawrence Have you gone out and observed the new Comet NEOWISE? ( C2020 F3 )   Maybe even thought about photographing it?     I’ve gone out a few early mornings and have gotten some decent photos.  Yesterday, Monday evening, 7/13, I went out to Pleasant Creek Lake near Palo and shot a few photos…

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Plans for the Pandemic

Your board of directors met by Zoom today, trying to sort out what we could safely do for LAPC members.  Our current plans are: All face-to-face meetings of the club are cancelled until further notice.  We expect this to last at least through December, but would of course be happy to be surprised and restart sooner. We have cancelled the…

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Opportunity for Classes

I will be teaching Master Study #9 starting Wednesday, July 8, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Class will be taught via video conferencing and will be limited to 12 people. Please join us as this is a really fun class! Here is the link to register: https://mark-stoltenberg-photography.square.site/ Also, there are 2 spots open for the Beginner Photography class which will start…

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July Meeting Cancelled

The regular monthly LAPC meeting in July has been cancelled due to the continuing Covid-19 pandemic. We are hopeful, but not confident, that we will be able to hold the August meeting. We will re-assess monthly our ability to hold meetings safely. Until we can gather again, you can talk photography at LAPC’s Facebook presence and learn from online seminars…

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2020 Iowa State Fair

It was announced today that the 2020 Iowa State Fair has been canceled.

Linn County Fair Virtual Photo Contest

The Linn County Fair has posted information on their website today regarding their virtual photo contest. Submission deadline is June 17th. Anyone who is not a professional is eligible to enter. The Iowa State Fair is expected to make a decision for 2020 by June 15th. As soon as we know, we will post that information.

Postponed: 2020 LAPC Spring Photography Event –

As you all know, the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is still a very fluid situation.   Unsure of when this pandemic will be over and life will return to a new normal, it has been decided to postpone this event until this Fall. We have been and still are working through all the details of rescheduling. (Speakers, food, venue, etc.) At this time…

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