The Woodlands Photography Club

P H O T O N E W S
JULY 2005

Special Events You Won't Want to Miss...


IN THIS ISSUE:

April 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 at the top: Cheryl Stitzlein, one of the two winners of the Mini-Contest, won with this lovely picture of colorful daisies beautifully illuminated by natural light.
Congratulations Cheryl!

June Activities
We took down our exhibit on June 13. You can take a look to some of the pictures entered at this Spring 2005 Photo Show and Competition

Don Glentzer, award winning commercial and fine art photographer, gave us a presentation on the art of Editorial & Commercial Photography. We enjoyed the portraits worked to perfection by Don Glentzer. Thank you Don, for sharing your excellent work.

Special Thanks for refreshments for the last meeting! thanks to Ron Bautsch who brought drinks and Cheryl who brought cookies. WPC really appreciates your help.

JULY

MONTHLY MEETING & MEMBERS NIGHT SLIDE SHOW

Monday, July 11 -- 6:30 - 9 P.M.

At our regular meeting on July 11, members will put on short slide shows of their work. Let us know if you wish to participate. If you are interested contact C. Garcia

MINI CONTEST: Bring any two photos for the mini-contest.

MINI SLIDE SHOW: Bring couple slides for the mini-slide show.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:

July 4, Town Center Fireworks Extravaganza Photo Opportunity all day long. Enjoy the morning parade at Town Center Red, Hot & Blue Festival and at night (9PM) the Fireworks Extravaganza in The Woodlands. An intense 20 minutes show, shooting off of Anadarko Garage. more info

AUGUST

MONTHLY MEETING & PRESENTATION

Monday, August 8 -- 6:30 - 9 P.M.

SPEAKER: Dave McConnachie will present his pictures from New Zealand

MINI CONTEST: Bring any two photos for the mini-contest.

MINI SLIDE SHOW: Bring couple slides for the mini-slide show.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:

August 6-7, Jazz musicians from around the world celebrate the birth of Jazz with a weekend performances in Houston at the Aereal Theater and Bayou Place 713 839 7000

SEPTEMBER


MONTHLY MEETING & PRESENTATION

Monday, September 12-- 6:30 - 9 P.M.

SPEAKER: TBA

MINI CONTEST: Bring any two photos for the mini-contest.

MINI SLIDE SHOW: Bring couple slides for the mini-slide show.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:

September 24-25, The 20th Annual Long Horn Rod Run. Over 500 vintage cars from yesteryear will be on display in the charming setting of Old Town Spring.

 

NOTICES

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CLASSIFIED ADS


1) Nikon equipment in excellent condition, excellent price... for sale! Contact Ron Bautsch for details.

Nikon F100 Camera Body
Nikon SB 28 Speedlight Flash
Nikon N65 Camera Body
Nikon AF Nikkor 28-105mm 1:3.5-4.5D lense
Nikon SB22s Speedlight
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm 1:3.5-4.5 G lense

2) Canon EOS Digital Rebel 6.3 Megapixel, $1,200. This camera was bought because of a job I was taking w/ a newspaper. I ended up not getting it, so it has been waiting for someone to use it. It works great and comes with TWO lenses: The 18mm-35mm and Canon Zoom lens EF, 75-300mm,f4-5.6 with image stabilizer. This is a great camera. Contact Gabriel García for details.

LOCAL EXHIBITS:

Seeing the work of other artists and photographers can give new insights and ideas for our own work. Check out the following local exhibits:

JULY - At Brian of London, Panther Creek in The Woodlands, Photography by Nolan and Janice Braud. This exhibition features 20 photographs worked to perfection from these valuable WPC members.

May 27th - August 21, 2005 - At the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston The Latino Baseball Story: Photographs by José Luis Villegas At the Audrey Jones Beck Building. This exhibition features photographs by Texas-born sports photographer José Luis Villegas.

May 27th. - Sep. 11, 2005 - At the Museum of Fine Arts Photographs by Jim Dow: Baseball Stadiums, 1980—1982. At the Caroline Wiess Law Building. Serious baseball fans share the dream of seeing a game played in each of the 30 stadiums that now exist. Between 1980 and 1982, photographer Jim Dow turned his dream into a photography project.

June 14th. - Oct. 2, 2005 - Sports Photography from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. At the Caroline Wiess Law Building

July 2 - July 30th, 2005 - De Santos Gallery The Lure of Water Exhibit, work of five women photographers from USA and abroad, Karine Laval, Amparo Garrido, Anne Gabriele, Gina Glover and Martha Casanave. Color, Polaroid transfers and pinhole techniques placed together in this exhibit. Do not miss it! 713 520 1200

July 16 - July 30th, 2005 - Legal Eagles Gallery at 112A Commerce Street in Tomball, TX, 281 357 0060, work of women photographers exhibit. Take a look of the women's art point of view in photography.

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 email to our newsletter editor.


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. Email your ideas for each activity below to the club officer in charge of that activity:

Presentations - Dave McConnachie
Other Activity - Sue Wheatley

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 Library just west of The Woodlands Pavilion(The Montgomery County South Branch Library
at 2101 Lake Robbins Dr.) in the meeting room immediately to your
left
as you enter the front doors. 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/couple per year (worth getting married for!).

NEWSLETTER. Our monthly online newsletter goes out around the first week 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

Vice President
Treasurer

Hospitality

Newsletter
Advisory Committee

PARTING SHOT


"The photographic image ... is a message without a code."

- Roland Barthes, French thinker

See you MONDAY the 11th for our July Meeting!
TTFN

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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