January meeting summary

TMCC Meeting Minutes – January 23, 2024

Rebekah opened the meeting at 7 pm in room 172 at CMU Tech (formerly Western Colorado Community College. 12 folks were present including one guest (Dan).

  • Welcome, name tags, introductions
  • Steering Wheel Committee summary was discussed. Decisions made include: utilizing an agenda and more structured meeting, monthly challenges should include more information about the equipment, setting, goals, processing, etc. Membership fees for 2024 will be $40/person, $50/family. February meeting will be a potluck to encourage past members and CMU students/professor. Steering will meet again prior to the February meeting. A meeting summary is on the website.
  • Treasury – $270 remaining. Room 172 reserved/paid for January and February 2024 – $70 per night for 2 hours. Membership forms and waivers were provided for 2024 fees.
  • Events – Some club members are showing photographs at city hall January – July 2024. 6 participants.
  • Hank gave an awesome presentation on Bellows (an according type of contraption used to alter the distance from lens to focal plane for focussing or to enlarge the image on the sensor for macro photography). Mike brought projection equipment which was very nice quality. thank you Hank and Mike.
  • Break time: Rebekah brought cookies and Cheryl brought drinks.
  • Monthly challenge photos were discussed: “Landscapes”. 7 folks brought up to 4 photographs each. Good discussions were had. Paul brought a canvas print to present.
  • The February challenge is “a hat”.

Meeting was over at 9:15 pm.

The next meeting is February 27, 2024 at 7:00 pm.

Steering Wheel committee TBD, tentative for February 16 at 6:00 pm.

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