September Monthly Meeting – Digital Editing/Workflow

IBEW HALL 1211 Wiley Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

Rick Young - Club Member Rick will give us a presentation on his approach to digital workflow.  He will be using a combination of Lightroom and Photoshop to edit some photos on the overhead projector. Members have the opportunity to send one image to him prior to the meeting (by September 6th to: [email protected]) and he […]

LAPC Group Photo Shoot – Woodworking

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  Anytime we can combine two art forms, both mediums benefit.  On Saturday September 14, we will be shooting wood-turning & wood-carving at the Corridor Woodturners annual group picnic/turning/learning. For this shoot, glasses or safety glasses are advised, no tripods, but MONOPODS are ok. The gathering is at the a woodturner's residence of Tom and […]


Oct 13th Monthly Meeting: Stephanie Johnson

IBEW HALL 1211 Wiley Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

  - Stephanie Johnson - Cedar Rapids Iowa Nature Photographer and contributor to: Iowa Nature Photography "I'm a contemplative photographer, who has a strong connection to the natural world, and as such, I believe in the sanctity of all creation. We are all, by nature, creations, and thus creative beings, and I bring this connected […]

Club Meeting – January 12th

IBEW HALL 1211 Wiley Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

    Theme:     Photo Judging Skills Development                           Making You A Better Photographer   All meeting all participants will become "Photography Judges" for the meeting.    We will be looking at a bunch of photographs and judging them on: Composition Technical Detail:   Sharpness, Color Balance, Cropping The Image's Story Telling Capability The "Wow" Factor   ByLaw […]

February Club Meeting

IBEW HALL 1211 Wiley Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

Theme: February's meeting will be the first under the new bylaws and the five member executive leadership team. This month's meeting will focus on bringing members together to get to know each other better. Come prepared to play bingo and go on a "photographic journey" with a partner and team players.           […]

2019 Help-Portrait Preview/Thank You

Downtown Cedar Rapids Library 450 5th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA

  We received feedback from our volunteers that: 1) Some volunteers get to see some of the pictures being taken 2) Some volunteers get to see the final prints while we put the packets together But, not many volunteers get to see the final results of all their time and effort. So......... we are going […]

March meeting

IBEW HALL 1211 Wiley Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

Meeting theme is “Shadows” in preparation for the May contest theme, The contest committee will present information about photographing shadows, then everyone will have a chance to use their cameras at set-ups, experimenting with lighting and how shadows add or hide depth, and how shadows can be abstract images by themselves. Bring your camera and […]

Photo Op: The RARE Expo (To Be Rescheduled)

Wickiup Recreation Center 10260 Morris Hills Rd, Cedar Rapids, IA

*Wickiup Hill Learning Center is CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC until further notice to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. This includes upcoming programs scheduled for the remainder of the month (March). The RARE Expo Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:00 PM 4:00 PM Wikiup Hill Learning Center (map) The RARE Expo is back for 2020. We […]

August Virtual Meeting


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 […]

August Meeting for Sunday, the 8th at 1:30pm.

Noelridge Park 4300 Council St. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402Cedar Rapids,

Information at a Glance: Time – 1:30 pm Location – Noelridge Park off Council St, drive in and park across from the pond and near the large playground area. Address is: 4300 Council St. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402. There will be a planned photography activity so bring a camera and there will be a […]