October Update

Program Schedule

We are waiting for replies from possible speakers to commit to the dates of our meetings. Some have already been scheduled in.

October 17, 2019

Black and White Photography Our Speaker will be Ryan Soderlin from the World Herald

November 21, 2019

What’s New in Photography Tentatively a speaker from Rockbrook Camera

December 19, 2019

Member Slideshow and Pot Luck Dinner Start thinking about picking out 3-4 photos you wish to show off

January 16, 2020

Night Photography Speaker TBD

February 20, 2020

Shooting Birds Speaker TBD

March 19, 2020


April 16, 2020

Moving water Our speaker will be Peter Carbonell

May 21, 2020

Raptors The Raptors Group from the Forest will have birds available for picture taking out on the patio, weather permitting.

May 30, 2020

Photo Contest setup Donna Gray is coordinating. Bellevue University Art Gallery

June 6 or 13, 2020

Field Trip to Platte River State Park waterfall. You will need to have a state park sticker or day pass.

June 18

Photo Contest Critique Contest Judge will be discussing our photo entries

Other field trip possibilities discussed by the executive board;

  • Wildlife Safari Park
  • Prairie Chicken Shoot
  • Pellet Gardens spring wildflowers

Need Volunteers

We need volunteers to provide snacks for March’s meeting

Sad Note

On a sad note, one of our members, Jim Trojanowski, has fallen very ill. Donna has withdrawn from our Executive Board to focus on Jim. Our prayers go with her and Jim for a speedy recovery.

Website Update

I have been working on our website. Some of the items I have changed,

  • Update homepage slideshow with our 2019 photo contest winners
  • Added “Become a Member” and “Log In” pages
  • Got new portfolios to be able to utilize slideshows
  • Added a portfolio of the “2019 Photo Contest entries” I felt all of your photos should be seen. If you don’t, let me know and I will remove them.

You Tube “Pick of the Month”

Star Trails Photography Tutorial: Take Pictures at Night

Tony & Chelsea Northrup are professional photographers. They have a great series of You Tube videos.

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