Author Archives: Bob Peterson

Prepare to submit your AMAZING photographs !!

Due May 8 – Club May competition.  Theme: Open – Rules: Use only your phone camera for taking the photo and any processing.  Submit 1 digital photo – jpg format – sizing: max 1024 pixels length.  768 pixels height.  see the Competitions tab, click: competitions and guidelines on TMCC website. email photo to: contests@thundermountaincameraclub.org

Due May 15 – TMCC 2019 Calendar.  Submit 2 photos.  Theme: Wildlife of the western slope – Guidelines: landscape photos are best sized 8.5″ x 5.5″ – jpg format – email photos to Ona at Onamaedit@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

New deadline !!

The deadline for submitting your entry into the February Photographic Society of America club competition is now February 4, 2018. That is tomorrow folks !! Please submit proper size (max 1024 pix horizontal, 768 pix vertical) and file type (j[g) and file name (with photo title and your name)

remaining competitions in 2017

Club competitions

  • Open competition” (no theme) – Submit one of your really good or favorite photographs, any subject – due via email by Sept 26
  • Theme: Advertising photography – Sell something to the judges.  Your photo should attempt sell something, someone, someplace to the audience.  Use your imagination.  Make the judges want to own the product, travel to that place, donate to that cause – due via email by Nov 1

Photographic Society of America (PSA) competitions

  • November competition due Oct 1 via email
  • January competition due Nov 1 via email

See competition guidelines on this website for submittal information.  It is very important to submit a photo with pixel dimensions according to the guidelines.  Please ask for assistance.

email entries to:   contests@thundermountaincameraclub.org

 

July 2017 club meeting minutes

Meeting Minutes July 25, 2017

Dawn Morrow, President, called the meeting to order.  All other board members were absent.

  • Wildflowers are blooming in the mountains !!  Next outing led by Renee is July 27 meeting at Lake Irwin, near Crested Butte, at 8 am.  Some folks may camp and do night photography as well.
  • Website is being looked at by the Board and a consultant to improve functionality.
  • August outing, TBA, for night sky photography lead by Paul Gana
  • National weather service can provide a class on spotting severe weather, if we have 10 attendees.  A show of hands indicated at least 10 interested members.
  • Scavenger hunt photos should be brought to the August meeting.  details are on the website.
  • Dawn discussed mentorships teaming experienced members with newer members.
  • Print competition will be discussed at the August meeting.   July 31 is the deadline to give your print to Ed Kunzelman.
  • Space station visibilty was discussed, check the Nasa web site for details of locations and times
  • Sharon Bradshaw provided summary of Photographic Society of America results/scores.  Lupe was an Honorable Mention !!  scores were generally good for the club.
  • the next PSA submittal is due in September for the November competition.
  • Paul Gana did a presentation on night sky photography utilizing you-tube videos he had created.  Good information was provided.

Meeting adjourned