If anyone is interesting in volunteering at the Film Festival on the first weekend in March as a projectionist, please let me know. The 4 hour + volunteer time will get you a weekend (Sat/Sun) pass to the festival.
PLUS you get to see some documentaries while sitting as a projectionist. Duties are simple, if you can turn on a blu-ray player, adjust the focus on a projector, sit for a few of hours watching a couple of films, then this is for you. Please send me an email at…Continue
Added by Judy McPhee on February 7, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments
January 2019 minutes
Newish member, Shauna Ringquist, joined us for the second time, having come to the Christmas party. She has jumped in with both feet, having two photos up in the…Continue
It's a pleasant venue with lots of public exposure.
This is our 2019 schedule:
January - Doug McMillin
March - Jean Panepinto, et al.
June* - Sylvia Beech
July - Ross…
Added by Doug McMillin on January 10, 2019 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Hello SSPHOTOG people,
I have been away from this club for some time, and recently re-signed up. Glad to be back.
Hopefully someone reading this, some really good Salt Spring Island Samaritan, can help me.
I am the main photographer shooting a dance recital at ArtSpring on December 14. Situated firmly in the middle of Row C. Hopefully, you have been at ArtSpring to relate to where this is. Appreciating that this limits focal…Continue
Pierre welcomed returning member Nate Poetker, new member Paul McElroy and checking-us-out visitor Meriel Galloway. Meriel is looking for help downloading and maybe editing her photos from a trip to Africa.
Kahsia is showing photos of South East Asia at Country Grocer this month. Doug will be collecting names soon for 2019 - the café walls are available for Club members to show their work every second month. In the past some people have shared wall…Continue
Anyone interested in taking a photography workshop/ trip to Mexico may be interested in checking out this website..
Avril stood in for Pierre and opened the meeting. The group sat in an informal circle as the educational part of the meeting was given over to a discussion about the future direction of the Club.
Marcia Jeanne's friend Olivia (from France) was a guest at the meeting and she told me afterwards that listening to the discussion was good practice for her English comprehension.
Bernadette has two pieces showing at Artspring as part of the Painters Guild's…Continue
September's Challenge - Panoromas.
Added by Wendy Rosier on September 24, 2018 at 2:07pm — No Comments
Pierre opened the meeting by welcoming our newest member, Merv Anderson.
Since the summer some people are not getting Club emails and Doug suggested looking in our spam boxes and, if they are there, adding them to favorites so that they are re-classified. Wendy will chat with Ning about this problem.
Doug show at the library continues until Sept. 29th.
Evelyn Smith's photos are showing all month at Country Grocer.
No report yet on the…Continue
At last night's club meeting, many of us were curious about David Ellingsen's camera, settings, etc.
It reminding me of this article: https://digital-photography-school.com/why-your-camera-gear-doesnt-matter/
That said, David's comments about how he uses his camera helped me.
Sorry this is late buy everyone in our club is hereby invited to my wife's(Jan Sharkey Thomas") art exhibit at Gallery 8 from August 31 to Sept., 8, 2018. I couldn't get time on my computer to do this sooner and I did ask some other club members to pass the word so here it is in writing. My wife is very ill and Gallery 8 asked if they could do a a "one man/woman show on her 88th birthday (Aug. 28th).
Added by Cliff Kelly on September 2, 2018 at 3:53pm — No Comments
A group of 14 Photoclub members met on August 8th and arranged the chairs in a more informal semicircle.
There are no new members. Doug was thanked for 9 years of tireless service creating and showing the monthly slideshows at the meetings. In those 9 years he missed just one meeting, for which he apologised! He is passing the torch to Derek Wilkinson who had his debut slideshow after the break.
There was some talk about how to handle getting the key from the Lions Club to open…Continue
Anyone wanting to have their photographs at Embe's Sandwich shop, please let me know. I have had my photos for almost 2 years, or so. Time to go somewhere else with them.....
I would like to take them out soon, so anyone (or couple of people) who has photos ready to hang, like before this weekend please contact me asap. It has room for 5 photos.
Added by Judy McPhee on July 17, 2018 at 10:33pm — No Comments
A victoria photographer friend of mine has a great Nikon Coolpix P900 for sale on Used Victoria.
Check it out if you are interested. https://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/Nikon-P900_32023215
Added by David Bartle on July 15, 2018 at 3:38pm — No Comments
Pierre started the meeting by welcoming our two newest members. Maureen Clarke, who has already posted two photos on the website, and Derek Wilkinson.
Anna McColm gave a brief update on the REVolutionSS show , June 22nd - 24th. Please bring your photos to the barn (at the Farmer's Institute) on Friday 22nd, 9am - 11am as the show will be hung on Friday. Please pick them up on Sunday at 2pm. If you can't get there to pick them up get in touch with Anna (firstname.lastname@example.org) and she…Continue
A friend of mine, Martha Taylor, is Salt Spring Island's newest marriage commissioner. She would like to have a list of wedding photographers and their contact information to provide to couples planning a Salt Spring wedding. She cannot accept a fee for referral, but would appreciate a thank you.
If you are interested: email Martha Taylor. email@example.com
Please do do answer this blog posting as I am not monitoring…Continue
Added by Curt Firestone on June 1, 2018 at 4:53pm — No Comments
Pierre broke through the chatty rabble and started the meeting.
He welcomed two new Club members - Richard Dick (who was at the meeting) and Caleb Huntington (who has something ready for the Electric Vehicle show already). He also welcomed Ann, a visitor.
Anna McColm has taken on the position of Secretary and Gwen, Margaret Benmore and Colleen Barnes have all offered to take the minutes if Anna is away so the position is well covered.
Jana gave the Club an update on the…Continue
Avril opened the meeting and welcomed Gwen and Curt back from Mexico.
She introduced Julian Bruce, our newest club member, to the group. Welcome Julian.
Judy reminded everyone of the artist's sale at Mahon Hall April 21 - 22. This is organized by Amy Melious; 20 vendors will be selling left over studio equipment, brushes, mats, frames etc. as well as some original Art. Mahon Hall 10am - 4pm both…Continue
Photo Club Minutes
March 14, 2018
Opening: Avril Kirby opened the meeting... about 25 folks came out to play... and learn about scanography from Janet Dwyer... a woman outstanding in her field...
The gathering was lovely full of chatter and laughter... always a good sign... it really sounded like a group of…Continue
In the past few days I had several requests regarding the dates & rules for EV 2018. Attached is the file which includes all the details. I would encourage everyone who is planning on participating in this year's EV to attend our next monthly meeting. It is so much easier to answer your questions in person than through the email. Cheers, J.…Continue
Added by Jana Zachariou on March 2, 2018 at 2:17pm — No Comments