June 2013 Blog Posts (7)

Photo-Op - Ganges Harbor

The worlds largest three masted Mega Sailing Yacht - the Athena - is anchored in the outer Ganges harbor. It is adjacent to the yacht club - and also to my house. It is 295 ft. long and is very photogenic.

Don't know when it will leave but it would probably be great for night shots and is great for daylight also. 

 

Bob would love to shoot it!

 

Cliff

Added by Cliff Kelly on June 25, 2013 at 9:49pm — 2 Comments

GVM Deli Hanging in July 2013

I want to thank the membership for the prompt response I received in  my request for additional images for the July Hanging in th Deli at GVM. We now have the necessary images and they will be hung at 7PM on Sunday , June 30 at the Deli.

 

The members participating are:

 

Chris Dixon - 1 Image

Margaret Benmore - 1 image

Curt Firestone - 2 images

Doug MacMillan - 2 images

Avril Kirby-2 images

 

An additional thank you to…

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Added by Cliff Kelly on June 22, 2013 at 5:31pm — 2 Comments

Backup list for GVM

I have not received any additional requests to participate at GVM for July's showing so I am now Requesting that some of our Backup artists participate.  To get as much participation as possible I am asking that each person I contact commit to one or two images each and I will respond to them as to how many I would like from each one when tihs is done. Hopefully I will be able to post the names of the respondents and and their commitment before the night is over.

Keep in mind that…

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Added by Cliff Kelly on June 21, 2013 at 5:25pm — No Comments

DGVM Deli SHow for July.

Chris Dixon has signed on to provide one image for the July GVM Deli show and we need and we need at lest five more - we have been hanging eight medium sized images - so please let me know in the next few days.

Added by Cliff Kelly on June 17, 2013 at 3:20pm — 5 Comments

Janet Dwyer Exhibition

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Added by Curt Firestone on June 17, 2013 at 1:16pm — 1 Comment

June 12th minutes

Wednesday June 12th 2013

Call to order 19:08

23 members present

1) Susan Huber Presentation;  Large format monochrome images.

2) Eclectic visions: Drop off 5-6PM on the 26th, …

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Added by Curt Firestone on June 13, 2013 at 8:01am — 1 Comment

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August minutes

Pierre introduced the new team who will help shape the Club in the future.

Simon Henson

Larry Citra

Maggie Vancik

Roger Brooks

Maureen Milburn

Ellen Vesterdal

Justene Tedder

Plus returning executive members:

Pat Page

Kahsia Hartwell

Wendy Rosier

Anna McColm

This group will infuse some new energy and direction into the Club. Feedback from club members indicates that people would like more interactive educational activities (workshops, classes, small field trips etc.) and maybe a schedule of educational opportunities ahead of time so that people can plan to attend.

The Victoria Camera Club has an external speaker every month and are willing to share their list of speakers so we can participate, at a cost of $5 a person. The club has funds to cover this at the moment. This would require using the  Zoom format (which has worked so well during this Pandemic).

Club meetings will resume in October, giving this new group time to work out their ideas for new directions.

Some people are cautious about in person meetings (because of health issues) and others are ready and able to jump back in. Maybe in person meetings and Zoom meetings can co-exist. Something to talk about.

Maureen has offered to look into a monthly newsletter with, possibly, more coverage than the website offers such as emails, using facebook etc.

Avril would like to see an improved use of the website: more posts, more comments, more helpful critiquing. We might need a refresher course to remind us how to give constructive feedback.

Doug has a show about Covid in September at the library -  in the Community Program Room. He will give a talk on September 7th at Noon. This will be previously unseen material, not the triptychs we have seen on the website.

Photosynthesis has a virtual show coming up, starting on August 31st. Some club members also belong to this photography group.

There is no theme yet for the photography challenge in October but when that is decided it will be communicated to everyone.

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