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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
April 14, 2021 Club Meeting Seeing in a Different Light - Tom Shanahan
A discussion of utilizing the near infrared spectrum to create evocative images. This talk will include a survey of the equipment and techniques I personally use to create images with infrared light. This will be followed by a question and answer period while I present a collection of my infrared images while we discuss the process of creating images in this often misunderstood part of the spectrum.
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 Finding the light - Jean Merrill
How to take good photographs by finding the light
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 Living in the Moment with Photography - Dalanie Franklin
Discussion on finding the path of mindfulness in photography and how it helped me find alternative solutions to deal with the current effects of the world. I will also touch base on how my meet-up group aims to help others find a little peace in this busy, stressful environment.
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 Creative Photo Art - Anastasia Tompkins
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 Title TBD - Ron Wyatt
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.