Current Calendar

Schedules and events are subject to change. Please check back often.

Field trip schedules and descriptions are listed on separate page.

Competition event dates are listed on a special page.

Club meetings and competitions begin at 8:00pm unless otherwise noted.

Date Event/Activity Description
February 10, 2021 Club Meeting Frozen treats for the eyes - Anna Thurber
February 24, 2021 ++ Club Competition Black and White Only - Take/convert photo to a black and white image having only shades of gray. The skies the limit! Any subject is permitted.

Hint: Photos with a lot of contrast (black blacks and white whites, but not blown out) convert best to black and white. No colors, tones or sepia allowed.
March 10, 2021 ++ Club Competition The Power of Three - Three things, living or inanimate objects (or in combination), are the primary subject of the photograph. They need not be the same three things.
April 14, 2021 Club Meeting Lecture (title to be decided) - Tom Shanahan
April 28, 2021 ++ Club Competition Barns - Barns are wonderful to photograph, either by themselves or as an integral part of landscape. Your barn can be old or new, in use or abandoned.
May 12, 2021 Club Meeting Lecture with Speaker - TBD
May 26, 2021 ++ Club Competition Photo Abstract In this challenge, the subject should not be immediately recognizable. Instead, shape, line, texture, pattern and/or color predominate.
June 9, 2021 Club Meeting Lecture with Speaker - TBD
June 23, 2021 ++ Club Competition Outdoor Macro Photography - Extreme close-ups or true life-size photos taken outdoors. Flowers, leaves, small animals and butterflies all make great macro subjects. Hand-of-man may be included in the photo.
Photo must be taken outdoors.
September 8, 2021 Club Meeting Lecture with Speaker - TBD
September 22, 2021 ++ Club Competition Garden Wildlife - Our own garden oases and public gardens such as Rutgers Gardens or Sayen Gardens are rich in wildlife; bees, butterflies, spiders, dragonflies, birds, hummingbird moths, frogs and other insects.
Photograph close-up garden plants and their wildlife visitors, or ponds and their wildlife visitors, any type of wildlife you will see in a garden is fine.
October 13, 2021 Club Meeting Lecture with Speaker - TBD
October 27, 2021 ++ Club Competition Trees - Take a photo of trees. One tree or many trees, but the main subject of the photo must be the tree(s).
November 10, 2021 ++ Club Competition Street Photography - Street photography is photography in a very public place (anywhere in the world). The setting enables the photographer to take pictures of strangers, often without their knowledge. Street photographers do not necessarily have a social purpose in mind, but prefer to isolate and capture moments which might otherwise go unnoticed.
Street photography usually include people, but they do not necessarily have to.
December 8, 2021 ++ Club Competition Leaves and Needles - Photograph a leaf (or leaves) or needles. Trees, flowers, grass, wheat and other grains, indoor house plants - all have leaves - many in diverse colors and shapes.