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Baltimore Camera Club meets every Thursday night
Mount Washington United Methodist Church
5800 Cottonworth Ave
Baltimore, MD 21209

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Meetings start at 8:00pm.  Please arrive at 7:30pm for socializing and club business. 

Weather Cancellation Policy
When Baltimore County Schools are closed, close early or cancel evening activities we will not have the scheduled meeting.

Visitors are always welcome!


  New - Thursday Workshops

Informative, informal workshops, presented by members, will be offered at 6:00 before our usual Thursday meetings.  The cost for the workshops will be $10 for members, $15 for non-members, all of which goes to the club.  A minimum of three people signed up in advance on the webpage is necessary for the class to run.  If the class is not going to run because of insufficient sign up, it will be announced at the meeting the week before the class and refunds will be issued to anyone who has paid.  All classes will have handouts.


January 26
Printing
February 23
Preparing for Competition
April 20
Image Clean-up
May 18
Edit Together/ Grab Bag



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2016/ 2017 Calendar

Date
Event Information
Saturday January 21
PoeZella - RESCHEDULED

PoeZella 2017 is a celebration and art exhibit that the Poe House sponsors every year. This year the celebration will be at Zella’s (1145 Hollins St, Baltimore, MD 21223) on January 21 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. There will be a Poe reading by the nationally acclaimed Poe impersonator, David Keltz with free wine and pizza at the beginning of the event.

Camera Club members will be exhibiting and exhibit images will be for sale.  The are numerous unframed prints for sale as well.  50% of the proceeds from the sales will benefit the Poe House.

Thursday January 26
Program 12
Prestation by Norm Barker
Norm will present a lavishly illustrated program with video as well as stills to illustrate Roman Vishniac's more than 60 year career, illustrating not only his social documentarian work but his scientific work as well.  Roman Vishniac Rediscovered 

Printing Workshop 6:00 - 7:30 (before Program)
Keeping nozzles clear, monitor profiling, preparing your image, Photoshop and printer dialogs, rendering intent, black point compensation, profiles and more!
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Thursday February 2
Print Competition 5
Theme: Open

Judge: Brian Miller, owner Full Circle Fine Art Services, http://fullcirclephoto.com/

Thursday February 9
Program 13
Presentation by Dan Rosenberger and Denise Silva - Road Runner Photography

Dan and Denise will share images from the January trip to Iceland.

Iceland is known as the landscape photographer’s paradise, with vast landscapes that are alien in their starkness. Here is some of what Iceland has to offer:

·       Quaint villages, churches, and barns speckle the countryside.

·       Icelandic horses greet you at the fence line and patiently wait for the images to be captured.

·       South Eastern Iceland’s most beautiful waterfalls cascade from hundreds of feet above you.

·       Icebergs drift about the glacier lagoon, shifting and crashing as they make their way to sea.

·       Massive cliff walls plunge into the ocean.

If it sounds amazing, it is because it is!

"If you are passionate about photography, enjoy travel, and prefer learning new techniques in the field and not in the classroom.... then a trip with Road Runner Photography may be for you!”


Thursday February 16
Digital Competition 6
Theme: Open

Anyone wishing to compete must create an on-line account and upload images to the Baltimore Camera Club Visual Pursuits site
Go to Baltimore Camera Club Visual Pursuits Website

Thursday February 23
Program 14

Presentation by Jay Gould

Jay Gould is a mixed-media, contemporary artist whose work explores the intersection of art, science and storytelling. His presentation will discuss photography’s historical connection with science and how it has influenced his own unique personal and collaborative projects. Jay is a member of the faculty of the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).  You can see some of his work at www.jgould.net .

Preparing for Competition Workshop 6:00 - 7:30 (Before Program)
Workshop topics will include sizing, resolution, competition rules, preview and review of images, image clean up, straightening  horizons, local sharpening.
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Thursday March 2
Print Competition 6

Thursday March 9
Program 15
Meeting at UMBC with Tom Beck, Chief Curator

University of Maryland at Baltimore County
Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery

Tom will host the BCC members to a program on a topic he has been working on for a number of months.   The program will be on Israeli color documentary photography.  Tom is doing the research on this topic for book.  As always it will l be an interesting night.

Thursday March 16
Digital Competition 7

Thursday March 23
Program 16

Program by Roy Sewall

Roy will do a program of portfolio reviews for BCC members. We need 6 or more members that are willing to put together a focused body of work consisting of 10-12 images for review and discussion.  (The portfolio must be a focused body of work - this was not very well understood last year when Roy did a similar program).   Use the same format that we use for digital competitions for your files and prepare a 25 to 50 word statement of what the theme is about.

Please send the photos with the statement to Roger Miller at rcm.ipl44@gmail.com .


Thursday March 30
Print Competition 7

Thursday April 6
Program 17
Member Program:  Presenting our Visual Quest Images

Thursday April 13

Church needs meeting room.  Alternative plans to be announced.

Thursday April 20
Digital Competition 8


Image Clean-up Workshop 6:00 - 7:30 (Before Competition)
Workshop topics will include clone stamp, healing brush, patch tool and  content aware tool.  
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Thursday April 27
Program 18

Thursday May 4
Print Competition 8

Thursday May 11
Program 19

Thursday May 18
Digital Competition 9


Edit Together/ Grab Bag Workshop 6:00 - 7:30 (Before Competition)
Participants are asked to bring in images that they think can be improved and we edit them together.  This will be like a critique, but with seeing the actual changes, and explaining and exploring the tools available in PS to make those changes.
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Thursday May 25
Program 20

Thursday June 1
Feedback Night
 Board Elections

Saturday June 3
End of Year Closed Judging

Thursday June 15
End of Year Banquet