Salt Spring Photography Club Minutes June 10th, 2015
minutes taken by Judy
18 people attended meeting.
Wendy opened meeting with welcoming new member Colleen Barnes Horel.
also welcomed guest visitor Roger Brunt
Reminder that new or recent members without photo of themselves on website, please post photo so we can recognize you.
This months member photo shows:
June 1 - 28 - at Barbs Buns - Ramona Lam
June 1 - 30 - Harbour House - Sam Lightman & Maureen Milburn
June 14 - July 11 - Fernwood Cafe - Denise Okan
June 24 - 30 ArtSpring - 'Two Lads and a Lady' Curt Firestone, Tom Gilligan, Maggie Argiro
An email went around a few weeks ago requesting the club to submit photos of flowers to put up around town. Wendy has not heard from the organizers, she will request for more information.
Brian Hartley will host it's 3rd 'Cycle of Life Tour' in support of hospice care. There will be a overnight stay on SSI at the farmers institute and there might be a chance for photographers to take photos during the event. See post of website 'Cycle of Life Tour'
watched a short from youtube - College Humor episode 'Look at this instagram' a parody by Nickelback
Curt Firestone - talked on 'What we want in Education'
Curt handed out a survey to be filled out to get ideas from members on what we would like to have as presenters or workshops for meetings. Please fill out ASAP and return by email, the box at the Apple Photo, coffee mornings, or at EV.
Group discussed examples of workshops/presentations ie) photoshop, difference between RAW and JPG, Question panel forum, specific photographers discussing their talents, etc.
THEME for JULY - DRY
Avril reminded everyone of Eclectic Visions reception is at 5 - 8 at Gallery 8 upstairs, please bring finger food for reception, set up is between 4 - 5 pm. If you bring a plate, please put your name on them and remember to take your plates by the end of the night. There will be platers from Country Grocer and Local Wine supplied by Uptown Liquor Store.
The slide show 'Experimental' was shown and meeting adjourned at 8:30pm