The meeting was called to order by Dawn Morrow at 7:00pm.
Amy Hudechek gave the Treasurer’s Report: Balance $410.76
2020 TMCC applications were distributed to those who needed them and dues were collected.
Reminder that Dues are $35 for Individual Membership and $50 for Family Membership.
Sharon Bradshaw, Contest Chairman, announced the new email to submit images:
She announced the upcoming deadlines:
3/1/20 PSA, Open Theme
4/1/20 TMCC Themed Competition – Long Exposure (defined as 1/15 secs or slower)
5/1/20 TMCC Themed Competition – Open Theme
7/1/20 TMCC Themed Competition – People to Show Context (defined as a shot with a person/people that are not the main subject of the image)
9/1/20 TMCC Themed Competition – Open Theme
10/1/20 TMCC Themed Competition – Open Theme
TMCC Competitions can be taken at any time, though members were encouraged to step out of their comfort zones.
She announced that 6 people who submitted PSA images still need to sign the PSA Consent.
Please be sure when you submit an image for PSA to name your photo.
Sharon shared the 18 images that were submitted to the PSA #2. Judging has not yet been
She announced that PSA #1 yielded no Awards nor Honorable Mentions for TMCC, noting that the awards/HRs were heavy with people images.
Derrick Snider, Vice President, discussed where the members wanted to have outings for 2020.
Ideas were: milky way
Great Sand Dunes
Member Spotlight: Derrick Snider presented some of his work and images surrounding landscapes, events, family, and long exposures.
Dawn discussed if members were interested in Mentoring and inquired as to who would be willing to serve as a mentor. Mentors identified were Dawn, Paul, and Derrick. Dieter requested to be mentored.
Dawn inquired for a member to volunteer as Publicity Chair – for TV/Newsletter & Radio Community Calendars. Dieter volunteered and will get with Bob Peterson.
Dawn also inquired if someone wanted to be the TMCC Banquet Chair this year. Members are encouraged to think about it.
Dawn lead the Small Group Critiques (4). Members seem to like this exercise, so she asked for 3-4 members to submit an image for critique in February.
Debbie Tubridy passed around the 2020 Drink & Snack List for the TMCC meetings. Please assist by signing up for a month’s food or drink. As of the end of the meeting, the following slots were still open:
July 28th Drinks
Sept 22nd Snacks Drinks
Oct 27th Snacks
Nov 24th Snacks Drinks
Meeting was adjourned at 9:00pm