Next 2nd Thursday Meeting
July 11, 2013 7pm - 9pm
The Library Center, Meeting Room B
Located at 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Springfield, MO 65810
Program by speaker/member Ron Thornton on Sports Photography.
Next 4th Thursday Meetings
June 27, 2013 7pm - 9pm
Located at 2214 Brentwood Blvd. Springfield, MO 65804
Program: Pat Lambert will present a program on portrait photograrphy. Pat has won many awards with National PPA and Missouri PPA. She has also won the Fuji Masterpiece award and Kodak Gallery award. Visit her website here
Friends of the Garden
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield
The Strobist Blog
National Art Shop
Framed - Fine Art & Framing
Black River Imaging
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~ 2013 Butterfly Festival Photo Contest rules, prizes and info can be found here. Greene magazine is judging so SWMCC members are encouraged to enter. Awesome prizes this year! Deadline to submit is June 30th.
~ 2nd Quarter Competition results are posted under the competitions menu above.
~ Want to become a member or need to renew for 2013? Click the 'Become a Member' button above.
~ Check out a sample of The PSA Journal Sample here. Receiving a journal is one the many benefits of becoming an individual member of PSA.
~ June Photogram now posted - click here
~ Click the Scavenger Hunt blog button above to see the winners for the Spring Scavenger Hunt
~ Congratulations to Bill Campbell who is our 2012 Photographer of the Year!
~ Contratulations to Nancy Frew who won 2012 Photograph of the Year!
Club Partner - Friends of the Garden News:
~ Please view this document to read about the Springfield - Greene County Botanical Center and Gardens photography policy.
~ The Botanical Center will be moving to spring/summer hours starting April 1st and will open 8:00am-8:00pm Mon-Sat and 11am to 6:00pm on Sunday. As always, the gardens and grounds open at sunrise and close at sunset.
The club currently has exhibits at these locations:
~ Botanical Center - click here for info on the center
~ The Busch Municipal Building
The following classes will be at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center in the 114-acre Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave. Seating is limited; reserve space by calling the Botanical Center at 417-891-1515. The workshop is designed for adults and teens accompanied by a parent.
~ Photography Basics for Beginners (DSLR camera), 9 a.m.-noon June 22. Terry Burnes will begin with 30 minutes of instruction followed by time in the gardens practicing photography in small groups with the assistance of members of the SWMO Camera Club. Bring a camera, manual and tripod. Fee: $20
~ Flower Photography, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 26. Alan O'Neal begins his class with nontechnical suggestions on how to take good flower photos, followed by an outdoor picture-taking session in the gardens, and ending with a return to the classroom to critique. Participants should have a working knowledge of their camera. Bring a camera, telephoto lens if you have one, camera instruction manual and a sack lunch. (Rain date is June 27.) Fee: $20
~ Basic Matting and Framing Techniques for Photographs, 10-11:30 a.m. June 29. Gordon Stump will facilitate this class; you will learn how to preserve valued photographs, discuss types of pre-cut mats and frames, and watch a demonstration of how to cut a mat, mount and frame a photograph. Bring questions. Fee $10
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