January minutes

Minutes TMCC 1/24/17
Jeff Morris called meeting to order. He did introduction. Visitors introduced themselves. President Dawn Morrow asked for everyone to fill out application and waiver. Last meeting minutes were approved by Renee, and Sharon. Board members introduced: Dawn Morrow President, Jeff Morse VP, Ona Griffiths is treasurer and Renee Walendowski is Secretary.
Old business: Treasurer report: 661.64 dollars. She paid rent for January so we now have 543.84. Also Debbie passed out new member applications and waivers on back.
Dawn introduced Mike Brown who is teaching Photoshop CC classes, 2 x each month. They will be the 1st and 3rd Wed of each month. They are at Frame Depot from 7 to 9, you must have Photoshop CC on a laptop. Mikes email is ph7ham@gmail.com. Email him for the instructions.
New Business/Plans for this year discussion:
Jeff and Dawn introduced outings planned:
February: Moab trip later part of Feb. Date TBD
Wild horses outing Bookcliffs in April or May, depends on when the roads dry out enough.
Kens Lake: date TBD
Castle Valley: separate trip from the Moab trip, date TBD.
Palisade to shoot the peach trees in bloom End of April or when they bloom.
Palisade Rim Trail: this is a hiking trip TBD.
Astronomy outing to do Night sky, end of August.
Member ideas submitted: Antelope valley, Zion NP, Crevaces into the Bookcliffs.
Other business: Dawn explains the TMCC Facebook page, and Group page. She will be posting events and outings there. Dawn is willing to help people to learn how to use Facebook if they don’t know how.
PSA discussion: Sharon Bradshaw is changing the way PSA is judged. She is going to use 3 independent judges who will also be giving feedback. Due dates are Feb 10, and April 14. The competition is open, and you can submit only 1 photo.
Please send your photo to contests@thundermountaincameraclub.org. Please everyone submit 1 image with your name and the name of the photo.
Dawn inquires to class what they want for instructional classes. Dawn is offering a lightroom class, she will also do one on one instruction. Work out with her email is dawn@2morrowsmuse.com. Ideas presented: Beginner photography, Real Estate photography, understanding and using natural light. Mike Brown volunteered to teach digital class, and maybe studio lighting for portrait. Mike will also talk about color calibration. James Payne will try to teach a class on getting photo ready for printing.
We return to outing discussion. Jeff Morse will lead outings. In summer (July) have a wildflower outing on the Mesa. Another outing is on Glade Park- the potholes and Miracle rock—dateTBD. Next outing is Dog Sled races on Mesa Top Meet 8 am McDonalds in Clifton.
Other new business: Jeff wants to try a newsletter. Jamie Zartman has idea for a cell phone photo competition. Chuck volunteered to do a workshop.
Chairperson selections:
Summer Picnic: Margie, Sharon, Lupe
End of year Banquet: Ona and Joan
Scavenger Hunt: Dawn explained scavenger hunt. Ona is chairperson, we will need to revisit this for new person in fall.
Publicity Chair: includes helping keep Facebook page, website posting: Lupe, Dawn and Jeff Morse. Annette will help with looking stuff up.
Exhibit chair: No volunteer, but Jeff will help with easels.
Competition Chair committee: Debbie, Sharon, Dawn. Ed will do a print competition
We ended meeting with presentation of club members top 3 photos.
Jeff says to look up on Utube: The Art of Photography. Jeff challenges club to take 10 different views of one thing when out shooting.
Meeting adjourned.

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