SSI Photography Club

April 12, 2017


Acting Chair: Avril Kirby


Guests: Nate Poetker


New Members: Chris Skleryk


Current members shows:


    ROCO: to April 30th
        Margaret Benmore: Return of the SSI Goddesses

        Group show: Curt, Jana , Avril, Wendy 

    Embe Bakery: Judy McPhee;  Automobile theme, to April 30th

    Fernwood cafe:  Wildlife. Colton to mid April


T-shirt Project: Ross McLeod

            T shirts are on order, still waiting on confirmation of prices.


Spring Slideshow for TV screens on island: Judy McPhee

            Deadline for submission of photos is this coming weekend. Images of Spring on                  

            SSI, landscape views only;  high resolution; 9 by 16 size.


Eclectic Visions: Jana

            28 entrants thus far. Entry fees due now. Maggie Argiro doing publicity again.


Educational presentation: Larry Citra. Stretching Gallery Wrap

            Great demonstration, with details of content to come in a separate document. Using one of Avril’s images which Larry had enlarged and printed on a sturdy self sealing canvas called Breathing Color, he demonstrated the entire process of stretching the image onto a frame sourced from a Canadian company, “Stick n Stretch”.  Needless to say there is a learning curve to doing this well. A beautiful finished piece. Thank you Larry!!


Next month’s Challenge: Individual themes...  challenge yourself


Slide Show: Doug McMillan

This month’s theme was Flowers and featured many beautiful images, including lots from the club’s recent field trip to Butchart Garden, led by Jana. Despite a much delayed spring this year, the flowers were both prolific and gorgeous


Respectfully submitted,

Gwen McDonald,

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Comment by Avril Kirby on April 17, 2017 at 8:23am

Thank you, Gwen--succinct and elegant!



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