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TMCC July Meeting Minutes

July 25, 2017 meeting minutes

  • Dawn opened the meeting – Very little change in the bank balance.
  • Lake Erwin outing – 8:00 am – Thursday, 7/27/17 – Map will be posted on TMCC’s facebook page.
  • The website will be worked on starting Wednesday, 7/28/17. Once all the bugs are worked out, instructions will be given to members.
  • August outing will be a night photography outing around the time of the new moon – Definite details will be announced.
  • A poll was taken for the interest in a weather spotter class. We need at least 10 people interested to get the National Weather Service to do a class for us. It’s a two hour presentation, which will be held at WCCC. Details to be determined and announced.
  • Scavenger Hunt pictures are due in August and the contest will be held in September. The scavenger hunt counts toward the points accumulated for a member’s annual score. The topics and further details are on TMCC’s website.
  • Discussed the possibility of doing a new member mentorship program, which was met with enthusiasm. A program will be worked on.
  • The August competition is a print competition. Entries are due to Ed Kunzelman by July 31st.
  • Jeff will be doing a class on resizing a photograph in August.
  • NASA website shows time when space station can be seen from any location
  • Members will submit pictures for the PSA competition in September, to be judged by PSA in November
  • If any member is looking for gear, send Dawn an email indicating what you’re looking for. She has information on members who are looking to sell some gear.
  • Paul Gana gave us a very information class on shooting the Milky Way and night sky. He covered what type of equipment to use, camera settings and several websites that are useful when planning a night photography outing. Paul’s website is paulscoloradophotography.com. The tutorials that he covered at the TMCC meeting can be found under “About Me” and then “Learn from Me”.