The Woodlands Photography Club

P H O T O N E W S
JANUARY 2006

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


IN THIS ISSUE:
December 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: 
Janice Braud , won December mini contest with this appropriate picture for the holidays. It is a collage of the Woodlands Christmas. Good work, Janice!

December Activities
At our regular meeting on December 12:

* OFFICIAL PRESENTATION OF 2006 WPC BOARD MEMBERS: President: Mike Guidry, Vice-President: Brett Rodríguez, Treasurer: Janice Braud, Secretary/Hospitality: Dianna Montoya, Publicity: Cecilia García, Advisor: Dave McConnachie. We welcome our new Photography Club Board members and we are ready to follow their leadership.

* We had our Christmas Party with plenty of food, a members slide show and, the most of all, sharing our friendship.

 

JANUARY

MONTHLY MEETING & PRESENTATION

Monday, January 9 -- 6:30 - 9 P.M.

SPEAKER: Bill Nanni, owner of Photographic Techniques, will share his knowledge from digital photo prep, significance and differences in the different types of digital files (jpeg, tiff and raw). Do not miss this great opportunity to learn from one of the most skilled and talented persons in digital lab.

NEW BOARD MEMBERS FOR 2006

We welcome our new Photo Club board members for 2006 They will participate in planning and organizing club activities for this year.

At our regular club meeting the board officers will present 2006 events plan.

Time to pay your 2006 membership.

MINI MEMBER SLIDE SHOW: Bring your slides to share with the group. We have 15 minutes to share pictures.

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

PHOTO CLASSES/SEMINARS

Jan. 14-15 - Rocky Mountain School of Photography Photo Weekend at Austin, TX. These classes are an ideal match for the curious beginner or the intermediate amateur looking to learn about the latest tools and techniques. 1 800 394 7677
www.rmsp.com

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:

Through - Jan. 7 - Moody Garden’s Festival of Lights Photo Opportunity is one of the largest presentations of Christmas lights in southeast Texas. (800) 582-4673

 

FEBRUARY

MONTHLY MEETING & PRESENTATION

Monday, February 13 -- 6:30 - 9 P.M.

SPEAKER to be announced. Details coming.

FIELD TRIP:  
DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED

MINI MEMBER SLIDE SHOW: Bring your slides to share with the group. We have 15 minutes to share pictures.

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

MARCH


MONTHLY MEETING

Monday, March 13 -- 6:30 - 9 P.M.

SPEAKER to be announced. Details coming.

FIELD TRIP:  
DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED

MINI MEMBER SLIDE SHOW: Bring your slides to share with the group. We have 15 minutes to share pictures.

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

NOTICES

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PHOTO INFO

Visit WPC resources to ask our Consulting Photographers
Basic Photography · Digital Photography · Matting & Framing · Nikon Capture · Photoshop · Underwater Photography · Website Design ·

Cheryl Stitzlein won an Honorable Mention in the People category at St. Luke's Hospital Annual Photography Contest. On display at the hallway in the Medical Center.

CLASSIFIED ADS

BOOKS

Book for sale Barbara Edmondson has a book "Photographers Guide to Yellowstone & Grand Tetons" by Joseph K. Lange. Like new, list price $16.95, her price &9.00

Studio Props and Supplies

1) Magnolia Photography SALE Sherry Patrizi is moving to Italy and will be packing up the 15th. of January. If you are interested, contact Sherry Patrizi ASAP.

CAMERA EQUIPMENT

1) Nikon D70S kit with the 18-70 lens. Contact Clark Lara for details.

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:

JANUARY - For Several Months -"Window Shopping on Main Street, 1920-1930," uses historic photography from the Story Sloane Collection to give visitors a glimpse of downtown's heyday as a shopping destination. http://www.ghpa.org/windows2.html

Through JANUARY 8th - De Santos Gallery presents Korean Photography, THREE VIEWS, Han Sungpil, Sang-Nam Park, Choi Byung Kwan at 1724 A Richmond Ave, Houston TX. More info 713 520 1200 or www.desantosgallery.com

JANUARY 13th - Lesley Humphrey presents: "The Business of Selling Art" January 13, 2006 at The DaVinci Gallery 315 Main Street, Tomball, TX Cost: $20.00

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 Activities - Dianna Montoya

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


"Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their own story. "

~Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

See you MONDAY the 9th. for our January 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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