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Minutes for October meeting

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…

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Added by anna mccolm on October 13, 2018 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Montly Challenge

September's Challenge - Panoromas

Click this link to view the photos in a Dropbox folder.

Wendy

Added by Wendy Rosier on September 24, 2018 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Minutes for September meeting

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…

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Added by anna mccolm on September 21, 2018 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

What kind of camera?

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.

Curt

Added by Curt Firestone on September 20, 2018 at 7:31am — 2 Comments

Invitation to Art Exhibit

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

Minutes for August Meeting

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…

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Added by anna mccolm on August 12, 2018 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Anyone want to show photos at Embe Sandwich Shop?

Hello everyone

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.

Judy

jhmcphee@shaw.ca 

Added by Judy McPhee on July 17, 2018 at 10:33pm — No Comments

Great shape small fixed lens camera for sale.

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

Minutes for the June Photoclub meeting

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 (annagarika@hotmail.com) and she…

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Added by anna mccolm on June 16, 2018 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Wedding Photographers wanted

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.   marthataylor02@gmail.com

Please do do answer this blog posting as I am not monitoring…

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Added by Curt Firestone on June 1, 2018 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Minutes for May Photoclub meeting

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…

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Added by anna mccolm on May 11, 2018 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Minutes for April 11th Photoclub meeting

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.

New Business:

                      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…

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Added by anna mccolm on April 12, 2018 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

Minutes March 14,2018

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…

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Added by Margaret C. Benmore on March 24, 2018 at 9:54am — 1 Comment

Eclectic Visions 2018 - Dates & Rules

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.…

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Added by Jana Zachariou on March 2, 2018 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Feb. 14, 2018 Michael Wall's presentation

Presentation:      SHADOWS & REFLECTIONS      by  Michael Wall



Mr. Wall worked as an industrial designer for 40 years. He has been photographing continuously during that time. Among many interests in imagery have been shadows and  reflections. He showed some scans of B&W prints he made 34 years ago using 35mm SLR and Rolleiflex cameras:







Imaginary Landscape                                      1984



Over the years he has…

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Added by Colleen Barnes Horel on February 25, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Feb. 14, 2018 Photography Club Minutes

Feb. 14, 2018 Salt Spring Island Photography Club Minutes.

Feb. 14, 2018 Salt Spring Island Photography Club Minutes

Presented by: Colleen Barnes Horel

This Month’s Presentation is Shadows and Reflections by Michael Wall

New member: Fred Fredeen

Current shows: Judy McPhee at TJ beans

Bruce McPhee at Fernwood

Jana: The art show in Ladysmith is ongoing; several members…

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Added by Colleen Barnes Horel on February 25, 2018 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

5 day sea otter photo workshop opportunity

For club members from two years ago you will remember the excellent educational program by Isabelle Groc.  Isabelle is a world famous wildlife photographer and naturalist who lives in Vancouver and on SSI.

She will be leading a five-day sea otter photo tour on the west coast of Vancouver Island June 24-28.  This is open to a maximum of four people.  A credit to our club that she is inviting Club…

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Added by Curt Firestone on February 22, 2018 at 9:44pm — 1 Comment

Happy Valentines Day

Wishing all the members of our club a happy and sensuous Valentines Day!  Most of you know me but for everyone - I have always cherished the moments we spend together - the activities we accomplish and the wonderful images we produce. It is a day of admiration and , although I have been tardy as of late (never at our online site) I admire and value all the work we display and envy the outstanding talent produced by our group.

Saluting you with a glass of champagne and a wreath…

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Added by Cliff Kelly on February 13, 2018 at 6:42pm — 3 Comments

Film Festival needs projectionist volunteers

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…

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Added by Judy McPhee on January 29, 2018 at 2:26pm — No Comments

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