The Sunny Sixteen Camera Club met Tuesday February 11, 2014 with president Sheila Reeves presiding.
New members included: Rick Voakes, Heather Schwebke, Ann Miller, Deborah Eaton, Gary Gordon, and Toby Black. Visitors included: Frank Wright, Leah Denny, Nikki Koller.
President Sheila Reeves announced two new ideas for the meetings which included having tables for sharing photography magazines and displaying developed photographs.
Announcements were made about the following shows :
Celebration of the Arts at The Kentucky Museum, deadline February 14th.
Kirby Library Show, February 24th with show in April.
Medical Center “Women in the Arts”, March 21st, show in April.
The third Saturday, February 15th, Bill Dow will give a class on camera lenses. He gave a pop quiz as a teaser for the meeting. The meeting will be at The Alive Center.
The 4th Tuesday , February 24, at The Alive Center will be a demonstration of abstract photos of oil on water, followed by open discussion time.
Tommy Hatcher talked about a Midway (military) reunion in Glasgow. Further information to follow.
Tommy also asked if anyone had ideas for programs to contact him.
The Soap Box Derby which is held at Phil Moore park is looking for photographers.
Keith Bridgeman talked about an upcoming photo shoot coming up the third week end of March. It will be a western theme with real cowboys.
Erin Denning introduced the guest speaker Brian Powers. Brian, a gifted photographer and photo journalist, gave a wonderful presentation on his work. This work included starting out at a local paper and went through his work in Chicago. He told the club to “keep learning, push yourself and try new things. Shoot what means most to you.” Brian is back at Western still learning.
John Humkey showed the clubs photos posted for the challenges in January and February. He talked about changing color photographs to black and white. The challenge for March is patterns.
A slide show was presented by Marsha Holmes of her favorite photographs.
Keith Bridgeman gave a demonstration on using old lens to form a way to shoot macro photography.
Erin Denny talked about attending the Photo Pro Network convention earlier this year. She said this was very informative and she encouraged everyone to attend the convention next year which will be held in Nashville.
President Sheila Reeves announced the speaker for the March 10th meeting will be Jeanne Adam Smith. She also announced a table would be set up for sales of clubs unwanted camera gear.
William Sledge, Club Secretary