The Woodlands Photography Club
P H O T O
N E W S
JUNE 2004
Special Events You Won't Want to Miss...



IN THIS ISSUE:

May Activities....What's Ahead....Member Notices....
About Our Club....Parting Shot


Visit our club web site www.WoodlandsPhoto.org — for the latest in activity, images, galleries, and other things of interest to those who love photography.

Photo of the Month (at top): 
RON BAUTSCH BEST OF THE SHOW WINNER at the Spring 2004 Photo Show & Competition with this great colorful composition.

MAY Activities
SPRING PHOTO SHOW & COMPETITION

The Woodlands Photography Club is pleased to announce the winners of the photo competition in May.

Best of the Show: Ron Bautsch
B&W
1st Place Marty Phelix
2nd Place Nolan Braud
3rd Place Jeri Ballard
HM Nalin Trivedi

OPEN
1st Place Dave McConnachie
2nd Place Jeri Ballard
3rd Place George Carlson
HM Bob Bierman

ACTION
1st Place George Carlson
2nd Place Dave McConnachie
3rd Place Nalin Trivedi
HM Cathy Evans

PEOPLE
1st Place Cecilia Garcia
2nd Place Karey Miller
3rd Place Cheryl Stitzlein
HM Cathy Evans

NATURE
1st Place Dave McConnachie
2nd Place Nalin Trivedi
3rd Place Ron Bautsch
HM Cathy Evans


Congratulations to all the winners.

Our judges, Karl Hoke and Robert Kjellberg, stayed during the meeting and shared comments and criticism on the submittals.
Our exhibit will be open to the public until June 14, 2004.

 

JUNE


MONTHLY MEETING & MEMBERS SLIDE SHOW
Monday, June 14 -- 6:30 to 9 P.M.

Following our regular meeting we will have the Members Slide Show. After the Slide Show, we will take down the Spring Photo Exhibit. If you cannot be there to remove your entries, please make arrangements for someone else to pick them up for you. All entries must be picked up.

Those interested in showing slides should contact Debbie Alamilla to get on the list.

MINI CONTEST: Bring any two images for the mini-contest. Judging will start at 6:30 PM.

 

JULY

 

PICNIC AT SHADOWBEND PARK IN THE WOODLANDS

Saturday, July 10 -4:30 to 8 PM
Members' families are most welcome

The annual club picnic has been scheduled at the Shadowbend Park Pavilion for Saturday, July 10th, beginning at 4 PM. This is a fun event for members and their families and everyone is encouraged to attend. The Park is located on Lake Woodlands Drive just west of Shadowbend Place. The park has two play areas for small children as well as a soccer field, basketball and tennis courts and a sand volleyball court. More information about the picnic will be forthcoming at the meetings and on the website.

MONTHLY MEETING & PRESENTATION

Monday, July 12 -6:30 to 9 PM

PLEASE NOTE: This meeting will be held in the building adjacent to the library at the Friendship Center in the Crafts Room

Dorothy Mladenka will give a presentation on "Stereophotography, How to take 3D pictures with your SLR Camera" Add a new dimension to your photographs! We will learn how to take stereo pictures with one camera, negative film, slide film or digital.

MINI CONTEST: Bring any two images for the mini-contest. Judging will start at 6:30 PM.

MINI MEMBER SLIDE SHOW: will start at 6:45 PM.

 

 

AUGUST


 

MONTHLY MEETING & PRESENTATION

Monday, August 9 -6:30 to 9 PM

Earlie Hudnall will give a presentation on "Black and White Photography". We will learn how to take Black and White pictures, an artistic different perspective.

MINI CONTEST: Bring any two images for the mini-contest. Judging will start at 6:30 PM.

MINI MEMBER SLIDE SHOW: will start at 6:45 PM.

NOTICES

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NOLAN BRAUD sold his picture!

Nolan Braud was the Featured Photographer with a display of five items being shown for the month of April at Photosource on Louetta. This beautiful photo was sold while on display.

HELP US SHOOT OUR ACTIVITIES

We need club members who have digital cameras to volunteer to document our field trips and special events. Our friends John Masters and Nolan Braud have been providing digital images of our meeting presenters and other activities but could use some help.  If you are willing to help, please e-mail to our newsletter editor.

CLASSIFIED ADS

Minolta Camera Equipment for sale. If you are interested, contact Judy Trevino at Judy Trevino

YOUR GALLERY AWAITS YOU

Each member of our club gets a free online gallery of your favorite images. For details on how to get yours set up, contact Nolan Braud ([email protected])

WE WANT YOUR IDEAS!

Help us continue to have the most interesting and informative activities by sharing your ideas for the best experiences you've had. E-mail your ideas for each activity below to the club officer in charge of that activity:

Field Trips - Gene Foglietta
Presentations - Bill Wright
Other Activity - Marty Phelix

Web Site, Newsletter - [email protected]


ABOUT OUR CLUB



The Woodlands Photography Club
is an organization formed
to support area photographers of all ages, skill levels, and interests to advance in their ability to create truly satisfying images.  In the process, we all become great friends, enjoy field trips and outings together, and learn from each other.

MEETINGS.
 We meet on the second Monday of every month from 6:30 to 9 P.M. at the Montgomery County South Branch Library
at 2101 Lake Robbins Dr. in the large conference meeting room. Visitors and the curious are always most welcome!

MEMBERSHIP. Anyone interested in photography, no matter what your age or level of experience (professional, amateur, or wannabe), is most welcome to join our club. Membership is a measly $20/person or $30/family per year.

NEWSLETTER. Our monthly online newsletter goes out around the first of each month (you are reading the current issue).  We keep all back issues archived on our club website.

MEMBER GALLERIES. Each member can have a gallery of his or her best images online. Contact Nolan Braud for gallery help ([email protected]).

BOARD CONTACTS:

President
- Debbie Alamilla
Vice President - Bill Wright
Treasurer - Marty Phelix

Field Activities - Gene Foglietta

Hospitality - Carolyn Kosclskey & Roddy Rodriguez

Newsletter -([email protected])
Advisory Committee - Ron Bautsch, Brenda Driscoll, Cecilia Garcia


PARTING SHOT


"REMEMBER THAT HAPPINESS IS A WAY OF TRAVEL...

NOT A DESTINATION"

Roy M. Goodman

See you MONDAY the 14th for our June Meeting!


PS -- Check out our club web site often.
We will update it with new monthly content, photos,
member galleries, and the latest list of events
of interest to photographers.


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