News & Notes – 2/8/15

Here’s this week’s news and notes:

Photographer Carsten Peter at the Holland Center

On Tuesday, February 10th Photographer Carsten Peter with National Geographic Live! will provide a fascinating presentation on his extreme environment photography. Tickets are $10 – 25. Click on this link for more information.

2015 Audubon Photography Awards Contest

The Audubon Society is accepting entries until February 23rd for the 2015 Audubon Photography Awards. For details visit

Club Member Recognized by Wildlife Conservation Society Photo Contest

Alex Wiles, Fontenelle Forest Animal Care Specialist and Photography club member, recently had one of his photographs recognized as the ‘fan favorite’ in a monthly photo challenge put on by the Wildlife Conservation Society. Congratulations to Alex! Check out Alex’s shot here:

February Meeting

Our next club meeting will be on Thursday, February 19th. Please remember to bring your display photo submissions. Photo subjects needed are:

Sky – i.e. clouds, sunset, sunrise, etc…

Winter – snow, frozen lakes, etc…

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

Also, a presentation on portrait and stock photography and using social media for marketing will be provided by Jake Olson.

This Week’s Photography Video

Here’s a short video with tips to keep in mind when shooting snowy winter scenes.

Thanks to Kathleen Crawford-Rose for providing information on the Audubon contest and the presentation at the Holland Center. If you have news to share, please send it to me at

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