September Meeting Minutes

On Thursday, September 18th, 27 members were in attendance.

Allen opened the meeting by welcoming 3 new members and gave a description of the club’s yearly activities.

Allen also announced that Al will be planning some photo club outings every other month. Some possible field trips will be to the Wildlife Safari Park and Neale Woods.  If you have any other field trip suggestions, please let Al know.

Ron Ptak from The Bellevue Leader gave a presentation on how the newspaper industry has changed over the years.  He also introduced a new section of the paper call the “You Page”. If you are a Bellevue resident or have a photograph that was taken in Bellevue, Ron encourages you to submit it to be published.

Please email submissions to

Please include:

Name, Contact Info and Photo Description

The meeting wrapped up with members sharing their favorite photos from the summer.

The October photo challenge is self portrait and highest and lowest ISO.  Please bring your photos on a flash drive to the next meeting where we will enjoy a presentation on drone photography by Bill Black.


Thursday Meeting

Hi Photo Club Members.
Our meeting is this Thur., Sept. 18th at 7:00 pm.
The guest speaker is Ron Petak, Editor of the Belleue Leader. Ron will talk about what it takes to publish a weekly paper and will tell the members about a new feature in the paper that he would like our club’s members to help out with. The Bellevue Leader has started a new section entitled “YOU”, which will feature photos taken by the readers. Ron will explain the rules and hoped for goals of this new feature.

We also hope to have some time to share our summer fun experiences. Please pick out 2 or 3 photos, at least one of you, to share. If someone would like to put these on a CD or flash drive for us, please let Allen Kurth,, know ASAP.

Remember that your dues are due at the Sept. meeting and you should be bringing photos for our next displays. These should be photos of Nebraska Historical Sites and Bridges.