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