December 2015 Blog Posts (3)

Sounds of Photography - Video

Hi all, hope this finds you well and enjoying life,


If you are anywhere near my age you will remember these sounds! Nostalgia is a funny thing though. We look back with a sort of fondness at what was, I know I do. I really enjoyed photography back in the film days, but I really, really enjoy the digital age. It's a lot more work to say the least, but…


Added by Larry Citra on December 29, 2015 at 10:05am — 1 Comment

Hot Tea Frozen In Mid-Air -This is dedication

Stunning Photos Captured The Split Second Hot Tea Froze In Mid-Air

Near the town of Pangnirtung, Baffin Island, Nunivut just 12 miles south of the Arctic Circle, two men took this incredible photo of hot tea flash-freezing at –31 degrees Fahrenheit on Sunday.

For the full story and photos visit Buzzfeed at…


Added by Wendy Rosier on December 23, 2015 at 6:52pm — 3 Comments

Meeting minutes, Dec 9 2015

Photo Club Minutes

December 9, 2015


Opening: Wow, what a crowd... it must have been the food... tell them there will be food and they will come... Wonderful... there were about 50 people enjoying the Christmas cheer and endless goodies...  Thanks to all who brought and thanks to all those who added to the festive evening... chat & munch time was a great opportunity to meet some new folks...…


Added by Margaret C. Benmore on December 17, 2015 at 7:58pm — 4 Comments

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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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