November Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the Fontenelle Forest Photo Club November 17, 2020 Meeting

About 17 people attended and 7 additional members attended via zoom

President Phil Mininni, Presiding


Judy Dye:

Vine photos are the next category due.

Treasurers Report:

Kathleen : There is $1297 in the club’s treasury . $75.00 was spent for the photo contest judge

Annual dues are due!!!!

The program for tonight will be a presentation by Aaron Frey of Rockbrook Camera on the latest in photography equipment (as well as some other equipment):

Aaron mentioned that Rockbrook camera is now located only at 168th and Center at the Legacy Shopping Center. He spent a lot of time on Mirror-less Cameras which are now featured at the store. He mentioned that these cameras are lighter weight with a smaller camera size, faster and have more tools than previous cameras. They are fully weather sealed and are now available in full frame. Some have face detection and animal eye detection. He specifically talked about the Nikon Z series and the Canon EOS-R. Either is available in the $1000-1500 price range. He mentioned that new lens mounts are available for these cameras and the lens available for them are very sharp and fast. Both Nikon and Canon have built-in stabilization into the camera body. He also mentioned the Sony mirror-less cameras that are available in full frame and that they are very compact. He then talked about some of the new lens available including the Sigma and Tamron 600mm lens that are reasonably priced. He finished by talking about a new video camera and new tripods available at the store. To finish he also talked about a couple of new camera bags now available as well as new Led lights and memory cards available.

Thanks to Linda Schuett and Linnea Baney for bringing treats tonite.

The meeting was adjourned at about 8 P.M.

Submitted by Eric Scholar, Secretary.

Additional minutes info:

There were no volunteers to take up the Vice President position. Kathleen told me she and the other officers would be able to handle a meeting when the president could not attend

President Phil is working on a December speaker

Christmas slide show for the December Meeting. “anything goes” will be the subject. There will be another post with details for submission.

No Potluck dinner for December meeting.

Phil is going through user’s and subscriber’s list on the website to get rid of spammers. Many are no longer viable e-mail addresses.

Thanks to Kathleen for picking up a bottle of sanitizer. It was also convenient that the forest had tables set up with little bottles of sanitizer. I thought that it was a more comfortable meeting with tables to sit at!

Thanks to Brent Headley for monitoring the Zoom call. he let me know when the “BRAND NEW MICROPHONE” audio quit.

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