Category Archives: Announcements

Announcements: the catch-all category for member posts to the website.

Scavenger Hunt

Remember to bring your small prints to the August Club meeting.  Give them to Renee.  Enter only one photo for each Scavenger Hunt category.  Click on the Scavenger Hunt tab on the website homepage for the list of categories.  Happy Hunting.   The September Club meeting will be the viewing and voting.

Club meeting minutes for July 23, 2019

President Dawn Morrow called the meeting to order at 7pm.  No member was ready to do a member spotlight. Congratulations to Sharon Bradshaw who recieved ribbons at the County Fair.  Amy gave the treasurer report: $1075.91.  Three visitors were identified and they introduced themselves.

Club activities/reminders – Upcoming Outings: Aug 1 to the Grand Mesa / Lands End Road meeting at 6pm at Clifton City Market to ride share.  This is for flowers and then night photography with Paul.  Aug 10 Crags Crest trail meeting at Mesa Lakes Lodge at noon for lunch then hiking the trail with Vera.  Remember Scavenger hunt photos should be brought to the August club meeting.  4×6 or 5×7 are good sizes.  The categories are on the web site and on Facebook Group.  August 1 is the deadline for the next club competition.  Theme: ABSTRACT.  A reminder about the Independence Monument challenge, to shoot it like you have never shot it before.  They will be shown in the fall.  Sharon indicated PSA competition rules might change and encouraged members to be ready to submit your entry by September 1 just in case the submittal dates change.

Black Canyon Camera Club is having  competition and show in August.  see their website:  blackcanyoncameraclub.com for more information. Our members are showing at the Fruita Civic Center.  These will be moved to St. Mary’s Pavillion for showing the month of August.  See Vera for more information.

Matt Janson (photographer) was the guest speaker.  He spoke about compositing photos, the steps he takes, the things he considers to obtain photos that are then composited into a single photograph.  Matt is a corporate photographer based in Colorado.  His website is: mattjansonphotography.com

Jeff Morse, club competition chair person, presented the results of the “Monochrome” competition and discussed the entries with the attendees.  Although all photos entered are winners, the photos that placed were:

  1.  Guess Who by Mary Holmes    2. Yellowstone by Amy Hudechek   3. 3-way tie:  Full Size Render by Vera Mulder; Fisherman France by John Barbier and Union Station by Ed Kunzelman

 

TMCC Meeting Minutes – June 25, 2019

Meeting was called to order by Dawn Morrow.
There was no Treasury Report (Amy absent).

Announcements:
July Outing: Either 7/17 or 7/19 at the Mesa County Fair doing Night Photography.
Meet at 6pm near the front gate. if there will be fireworks, it will be
on that night, otherwise it will be on the Friday night, since there
should be more people, rides going, and lights.

August Outing: Wildflowers at sunset and night sky photography on Land’s End.
More info to come.

Fruita Civic Center Exhibit: Be sure to get your images to the appropriate person
at the appropriate time. Exhibit to run July 1 thru July
31st.

St. Mary’s Pavillion Exhibit: Be sure to get in touch with either Dawn or Vera M. if
you still want to sign up. It will run August 1 thru
August 31st.

Upcoming Speakers:
July 2019 Matt Jansen
August 2019 Dean Humprey

Tonight’s speaker was Gretel Daughtery who spoke on Sports Photography, highlighting her experience and images from shooting sports photography for the local newspaper. She gave an excellent talk and a wonderful and comprehensive Tip Sheet on how to be more successful. Thank you Gretel!

Ed Kunzelman led a discussion along with the review of the Club Competition Black & White Images. Since Jeff was absent, the images were simply presented and discussed. Jeff will post the results on the internet … so everyone WATCH for it!

Next Meeting: July 23, 2019 at 7pm (as usual)

Meeting was adjourned at 9:00pm.

Outings

Palisade June 15 – Palisades and architecture and people.  Meet at 10 am at Town Square, across from the Blue Pig Art Gallery

Mesa County Fair – one evening July 17 – 20 TBD.  We are waiting for the fireworks schedule to be published.

Flowers and Night Sky photography – Aug 1 – Lands End Road Observatory.  meet at 6 pm at Clifton City Market parking lot.

TMCC Meeting Minutes – May 28th, 2019

The meeting was called to order by Dawn Morrow at 7pm.

Reminder about the TMCC Picnic on 6/2/19 from 6-8pm at Renee’s home (509 Rado, Unit C; right after the public golf course). Signup sheet was passed around for those attending.

Take Part In Art will be held at the Lincoln Park Barn from 9-12 on 6/22/19. If anyone would like to join in helping at the booth or just stopping by, please do so. Vera Mulder has volunteered to assist.

Next Board Meeting will be held on 6/10 from 6-8pm at the Village Inn (Horizon Dr). All are welcome to attend.

Next TMCC Outing will be on 6/15 at 10am in Downtown Palisade – meeting at Town Square. The topic will be street photography.

Vera Mulder has successfully made opportunities happen for TMCC Members to showcase their work.  The first will be at the Fruita Community Center starting July 1st thru July 31st.  The second will be at the St. Mary’s Pavillion from August 1st thru August 31st.  In both cases the artwork needs to be there before 12 noon on the 1st day of exhibition.  Both have just 18 slots for showcase, so a sign-up sheet was passed around for those interested.  All work needs to have wire hangers and frame.  Thank you Vera!

Reminder: June 1 will be the deadline for the Monochrome Photo Competition.

Treasurer Report: $1,075.00 (no new deposits or expenditures).

Bob Clark gave a presentation on Wildflowers area the Badger Wash area and the desert N of the Interstate. He offered excellent web resources on wildflowers as well.

Dawn Morrow shared a compilation of member images from the club’s outing at Lyle Nichols, as well as a compilation of member images from the Botanical Gardens outing. These outings have been well received by all.

Rich Briggs gave an excellent presentation on Travel Photography featuring many of his landscapes from his numerous travel opportunities, both local and international. He also shared his book on Utah Landscapes with us. Congratulations!

Dale Rostad was the featured Member Spotlight and shared many of his wonderful images with us.

PSA Ribbons were passed out for PSA Round 3 to Amy Hudechek (Honorable Mention) and Debbie Tubridy (Honorable Mention) and special congrats to Bob Clark for his Round 4 PSA Award.

PSA Round 4 (May 2019) Top 6 Results:
Tom Tubridy 25.5
Randy Smith 25.5
Dawn Morrow 25.0
Amy Hudechek 25.0
John Barbier 24.5
Bob Clark 24.0

We had one Visitor to the May meeting: Isaac Garfinkle of Whitewater.

Next TMCC Meeting: June 25th, 2019

Deadline change for May Competition

Please take note.   The deadline for the Monochrome / Black & White club competition has been moved to June 1.  If you have already submitted you can submit a different photo during the next 30 days.  In fact, if you already submitted one and you submit a second entry, the competition chair will decide if 2 entries will be allowed.   Double down !!

TMCC April 23, 2019 Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order shortly after 7pm by Dawn Morrow, President.  Amy Hudechek gave the Treasurer report, which was deposits of $205.00 and checks written against for $332.82 (website, rent, and taxes), leaving a balance of $1,075.91.

Tonight’s meeting was open to the public and we had 2 new visitors (Rod Martinez & Issac Garfinkle).  Welcome to both of them.

An announcement was made by Ro Martinez on behalf of the Ouray County Arts Association regarding the 59th Artists’ Alpine Holiday Fine Art Show & Sale, August 1-10, 2019.

A presentation was made by our Guest Speaker, Brian Merry, a professional photographer from the Banff area of Alberta, Canada.  His presentation highlighted good insight on landscapes, wildlife, travel, and adventure photography.

Angela Classen was the featured TMCC photographer for the Member Spotlight.  She presented a slideshow of some of her favorite images featuring landscape & blooms. waterfalls & moving water, architecture, and “outside the box” images.  Be sure to sign up for the Member Spotlight if you haven’t done so yet.

Dawn gave a quick slideshow of images submitted from the Snooks Bottom field trip earlier in Fruita.  The topic for the outing was “Beauty in the Mundane”.

Announcements:

Dawn requested that anyone who attended the outing at Lyle Nichols’ in April, to submit their Top 3 images for presentation at the next meeting.

Renee Walendowski, Picnic Chair, announced that the picnic would be from 6-8 pm on 6/2/19.  Address is 509 Rado #C.  A sign up sheet will be circulating for pot luck items, so please be sure to sign up and RSVP.

Next TMCC Board Meeting will be from 6-8pm at the Village Inn (Horizon) on May 6th, 2019.

Next TMCC outing will be help on May 18th at the Botanical Gardens starting at 10am, with a club social immediately following at the Edgewater Restaurant (Kannah Creek Brewery), which is right next to it.

Next TMCC meeting will be held from 7-9pm on May 28th, 2019.

Meeting was adjourned at 9pm.