Brandon Camera Club: Events 2019

The Brandon Camera Club will start meeting again in September at Crocus Plains Lecture Theatre.
Meetings begin at 7:30 pm.
Check out the schedule below.

Fall Events
Monday, September 9 - Planning meeting at Jim Atkinson's house
16 Imperial Crescent at 7:00 PM.

Monday, September 16 - Welcome back. Bring 4 fireworks photos from July 1st.
Also bring 4 showing what you did this past summer and 4 from the Cypress River/Tigers Hills outing!
We look forward to the annual show of the past year's Challenges, and the unveiling of the very deserving winners.

Sunday, September 22 - Fall Outing to Explore the Assiniboine and Birdtail Valleys
Meet at the McDonalds on the North Hill in Brandon at 8:30 AM. We will carpool to the Miniota Motor Inn parking lot for 10:00 AM. From there we will continue north to check out the CN Main Line Railway as it crosses under highway 83 and then along the old wooden bridge. A prairie icon elevator at Beulay and another bridge (the UNO Trestle Bridge). We might get to the Heritage Elevators at Inglis if time permits.
Come prepared with a packed lunch and snacks. Wear hiking footwear that will keep you dry if we encounter puddles, streams, and sloughs.

Monday, October 7 - Andrew March wilil show how Photo Stiching in Lightroom is done.
Pat Stone will show how it is done in Photoshop.
Challenge:Fall Shoot - bring up to 4 images.
Strut Your Stuff can consist of images that you would like to show off and can consist of any subject matter. Often we have images that do not fit into any of the challenge categories but we want to see them. OR, if you need some guidance with any image, here is a good chance to get another opinion.

Sunday, October 20 - The annual Wild Goose Chase outing to Whitewater Lake. Meet at Halloween Alley by Sobeys West End to leave by 9:00 AM. We will be taking a different route this year along Highway 21 and then south.
Bring lunch, warm clothes, snacks, and a tripod. We will travel until we find them.

Monday, October 21 - Pat Stone will be explaining how to fine tune your lens focus on certain cameras. He will also show us an interesting and perhaps humorous series of birds as they are caught in action.
Challenge:Unusual Perspective - bring up to 4 images.
Challenge: Photostitching and Panoramics - bring up to 4 images.
Strut Your Stuff is always on.

Monday, November 4 - Jim Atkinson will talk about shooting "High and Low Key"
Challenge:Reflections - bring up to 4 images. Challenge:Wild Goose Chase - bring up to 4 images.
Strut Your Stuff is always on.

Monday, November 18 - Jim Atkinson will present "Backroads".
Challenge:High and Low Key - bring up to 4 images.
Strut Your Stuff is always on.

Monday, December 2 - Terry Robers will present "A Ride Through Greece" from his bicycle trip through that country this past Spring.
Challenge:Circles - bring up to 4 images.
Strut Your Stuff is always on.

Monday, December 16 - Pot Luck Christmas at Ray's starting at 6:00 PM.
The details so far are:
BYOE
Bring a gift for the Gift Exchange in the $15 range.

Monday, January 6 - Pat Stone will "Colour Our World" with some insights into the effects of colour in our photography
Ray Holmberg will give us a show on Cuba.
Challenge:Iced - bring up to 4 images.
Strut Your Stuff is always on.

Monday, January 13 - Planning meeting at Jim Atkinson's house
- 16 Imperial Crescent at 7:00 PM.

Monday, January 20 - Doug Derksen, former Camera Club member, will discuss how to optimize photos in preparation for printing on canvas.
Challenge: Iced - bring up to 4 images.
Strut Your Stuff is always on.