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February 14th- 6:30-8:00 pm
South Montgomery County Community Center
2235 Lake Robbins Road
Bring Your Camera - Q&A

Bring your cameras (& manuals) to the February meeting we will have round table discussions about your camera settings, the proper way to clean your camera, lighting, etc. No question is too elementary.

Field Trips

All Points North - Model Railroad Club

Date - February 20

Time - Two Groups Times

Group 1 - 1:30-3:00pm (Meet at Community Center 12:45pm to carpool)

Group 2 - 3:00-4:30pm (Meet at Location)

Location - 611 South Magnolia Drive, Conroe, TX 77301

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1500 square feet of operating train layout
Tripods are Welcomed bring a small bean bag if you want to place camera on the train layout

Antique Car Collection

Date - March 5

Time - 9:00am-12:00pm

Location - 30 minutes north of The Woodlands

Join members to photograph a private collection of automobile history

Bird Photography Field Trip with Tim Timmis

Date - March 26

Time - 8:00am

Location - Brazos Bend State Park

Cost - $15

Limit to 25 persons (priority given to Wednesday evening workshop participants)

Infield instruction with accomplished photographer Tim Timmis

To sign up for field trips please contact Derrick Bryant

Workshops

Photo 101

Date - February 19

Time - 2:45-5:45pm

Cost - $10 (due by February 14)

Location - Shadowbend YMCA, 6145 Shadowbend Place, The Woodlands, TX 77381

The workshop will consist of approximately 2 hours of presentation, discussion, and Q&A. Topics will include the very basics of photography such as Camera Functions, Camera Controls, Exposure, Depth of Field, Shooting Modes, Composition, Histograms and Workflow.

Bird Photography Workshop

Date - March 23

Time - 6:30-8:00pm

Cost - $15

Location - South Branch Montgomery County Library, 2101 Lake Robbins Road, The Woodlands

We have an exciting new worshop planned-Photgraphing Birds. This was one of the most popular requests from members. Tim Timmis, an accomplished bird photgrapher and member of the Bay Area Photography Club, will be giving a class presentation on Thursday March 24th from 6:30 to 8:00PM which will touch on equipment,camera settings, and wildlife techniques. Then we will be able to put all of our learning to use on Saturday March 26th as we meet Tim at Brazos Bend Park at 8:00AM to get some one on one instruction in the field. The cost of the workshops are 15.00 each for a total of 30.00 for a great presentation. Sign up early as we will limit attendees to 25 participants in the field. Those attending Wednesday evening workshop will have priority for Saturday's field event.
To see Tim Timmis photographs visit - Tim's Site

To sign up for workshops please contact Lisa Griffis

Reminder:

To participate in the club field trips and workshops you must be a member. Join or renew your membership - $25 Single, Family $35, Student $15

Registration Form can be found on the club's website - Here

Mailing Address:

The Woodlands Photography Club
PO Box 9183
Spring, TX 77387

Mini Contest

Hearts

Digital or Print Photos (8x10) Please submit you pictures to Barry Dolton. The photos need to be resized to 1024x768 and submitted Friday prior to the meeting. There is a limit of 2 photos per person.

Monthly Mini Contest Topics for 2011

January – Night Life
February – hearts
March – Signs
April – humor
May – Faces
June – Summer Fun
July – Patriotic
August – Shadows
September – Sports
October – WPC PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST - NO MINI CONTEST
November – Scary
December - Cold

Members Slide Show

Have you been someplace interesting or just gotten some great shots? Each month a portion of the meeting will be devoted to seeing and talking about the creative experiences of our membership. Please share your shots with members by participating in members slide show. Submit your photos (limit 5) to Barry Dolton by the Friday prior to the monthly meetings.

Club's Website

All members are welcome to attend board meetings which are held from 6:30-8:00pm the last Wednesday of each month at Cafe Express in The Woodlands. For a complete listing and contact information of current board members please visit our website.

http://woodlandsphoto.org