Sun Lakes Camera Club Meeting Minutes December 7, 2017

President Burt Williams recognized and welcomed meeting visitors.

Burt reminded members that yearly dues need to be paid to Club Treasurer Karen Melching by December 31st. Information is available on the Club website.

Dan Dragoon discussed the ‘Fundamentals’ photography class scheduled to start January 9th and run for 10 weeks. More students are needed. Sign-up details and forms are on the Club website.

Burt gave a brief, live demonstration on how to use the Club website features for emails, forums, calendar, and galleries. Members needing website assistance should contact Webmaster Bob Little.

Burt thanked Jon Berghoff for arranging and leading the Club tour of Artisan Modern Colour and Print in Scottsdale and provided product samples.

Dan Dragoon gave an interesting presentation on “The Visual Language” The presentation provided an introspective viewpoint of what your brain may be doing subconsciously, when you view an image, and you had no idea ‘why’.

Vice-President Jan Ballard lead an evaluation-type panel of members to review, critique, and offer ideas on how to improve an image. Several images were reviewed and much discussion followed.

Three tripods donated by Shelley Hughes and Paul Le Sage were raffled off.

Next meeting, December 21st is competition night with Open, Scapes, and Close-up as the categories.

John Thoma Club Secretary 

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