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:
- 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