April Meeting Minutes

38 members were in attendance.

Jenny Nguyen, Associate Editor from NEBRASKALAND MAGAZINE spoke about magazine photography. She discussed her favorite locations and subjects to photograph in Nebraska. She also discussed the process of getting a story published in a magazine, including pitching ideas, photo selection, writing and editing.

Our next meeting will be a wetlands photography outing. We will meet at the wetlands near Fontenelle Forest for a brief meeting and then we will begin photographing the area. After the meeting, please email your best 1-2 photos to the webmaster and they will be added to the club’s website.

While you are working on your photography this summer, please keep the photo displays in mind. The categories due in September are rows of things and city skylines.

Please remember to add your name, the subject and location on the back of each photo you submit. The photos can be 8×10, 8×12 or 11×14. No mattes or frames please.

The photo club contest is coming up.  The drop off at the library at Bellevue University will be May 28th at 10:00 AM. Please try to drop off your photos as close to 10:00 AM as possible. As a reminder the categories are flora, fauna, landscape and anything goes. In addition to dropping off your photos on the designated date, we ask that you also email your images to webmaster so they can be viewed in the auditorium during the June critique meeting.  webmaster@fontenelleforestphotoclub.org

The awards and critique will also be the library at Bellevue University on Thursday June 16th at 7pm. The judge, Scott Papek, will critique the photos as they are projected on screen during the meeting.

The date to remove your photos is June 25th.

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