Minutes for November 19, 2018 meeting

Minutes of the Fontenelle Forest Photo Club Nov. 21, 2019

About 32 people met at 7:00 P.M at,Fontenelle Forest

Phil Mininni,  Presided



Dec..: Snow and Ice

Toads and Frogs in the near future

Treasurers Report (Kathleen): There is $1920 in the clubs treasury

Phil reported:

There will be an open house at the hot Shops from Dec. 7-9

Ex president Jay Davis may give a program on architectural Photography in the near future.

Donna is working on a revised club brochure.

Phil called on members to provide up to 4 photos each for the Christmas show,

Phil mentioned that because of previous commitments at the nature center our December  meeting and show will be at Camp Brewster. There was some discussion as to whether this place is adequate for our meeting . Pros and cons were discussed and the over all feeling of the members was that it would be adequate. There were concerns about the size and heating in the room. It will be held on Dec. 19 and will be a pot luck with the club providing chicken and each member asked to bring a salad or desert. Those coming should sign up on the sheet being circulated.


The program tonight was presented by Mark Graeve of Rockbrook Camera. He talked about whats new in cameras and photographic equipment. The following cameras and equipment were discussed:

Cameras:He showed cameras in the following classes: Point and Shoot cameras, Interchangeable lens cameras, Mirrorless cameras. He talked about the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Lens: Tamron 150-600,Tamron 18-400,Canon and Nikon all in one lenses.

Lighting Equipment: LED lights, External flashes, Built in small flashes, GoDoc system

Gimbel head on a tripod,

Camera Bags: Roller bags,Small bags


Thanks to  Wayne Brill and Emett Egr  for bringing treats

The meeting was adjourned about 8:15

Submitted by Eric Scholar, Secretary.

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