Some more details about upcoming events:
August Presenter: Carl Anderson will talk about printing photos at the membership meeting on August 3rd. He will be discussing different types of paper, printing methods, and everything you ever wanted to know about printing. He will have samples of different printing methods on display.
PhotoWalk is July 24, 2010.
Join me at the Hunt Club in Virginia Beach July 31st. We will meet there at 10:30AM and admission is $3. This event is open to all club members, beginners to advanced. BYOM (Bring Your Own Models). There are a lot of different things to shoot at Hunt Club, from farm animals, plant life, farm buildings, ponds, etc. I have received verbal RSVPs from many of the club members, so it should be a great turnout. Send me an email you you have any specific questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Photohunt: Sat Oct 16 at 10:00AM we will be "competing" in an annual Photohunt. The way it works is we will announce at the October 5th membership meeting the location of the Photohunt. All I can tell you is that it is within a one hour drive from Chesapeake. I don't even know the location right now. On the day of the event, once you get there you will receive a card with a list of things that you will need to shoot. Some of the items may say something like "Go to this spot. There you will see three things. You may shoot all three or them, or you may shoot only one of them three times." Or the card may say "Go to this spot and find this one thing. You may shoot it three times". In any case, no matter what, you may press your shutter a maximum of 36 times (on your honor here) for the day, to capture all twelve items. There will be a few rules to be discussed about post processing to keep everything fair . This has been a very fun event in the past, so you will not want to miss it.
Atlanta Bread display: Owner has agreed to allow us to have a display. There are a lot of blank walls in the restaurant that need exciting photos! Those interested should e-mail a contact sheet (3x5 thumbnail 72 dpi) to Rob Twine for approval by the owner. If this is successful, we may be able to do the same a Jake’s BBQ on General Booth.
Online competition: Just a reminder that the online competition is still open and accepting uploads. The upload window will close at 10:00PM on the 25th of July. The theme for this month is "Weddings". Many members have been asking about alternatives to the print competition because they don't print a lot of their photos. Well, this is your chance! Just go to http://vabeachphotoclub.org/OnlineCompetition (must be logged into the VBPC website).
Bill and Linda Lane Workshop: http://www.lanephotoworkshops.com. Bill and Linda have agreed to do a mini workshop but we need to find a date that works for them and us. We have 3 hours of classroom instruction and then we shoot a selected local site. The cost is $50 per member. The Lanes receive $500 and the club makes $50 for every participant over ten. If we have 20 participants the club makes $500. This has also been a VERY popular event for the club members, and it helps us make money for the club if we get enough participants.
From the Treasurer: We have $2800. Picnic cost was $327.
Banquet: We will need a banquet committee to help us plan the January awards banquet. The members of the committee wil help us choose a date, location, food options, and events & entertainment for the banquet. Ultimately the budget and details needs to be approved by all club members in the November membership meeting.
Other possible upcoming field trips: Alan Rabe is planning a field trip to St John’s Episcopal cemetery in Hampton, probably in November.
We are also planning a trip to Williamsburg, probably late in the summer.