Monthly Meetings

MARCH 9, 2016 - GENERAL MEETING - BERGEN PARK FIRE STATION 7PM (6:30pm SOCIAL TIME)-PRESENTER: DAVE CAMARA

DAVE CAMARA, CAMARA PHOTOGRAPHY

Dave Camara is an Evergreen-based professional photographer who shoots weddings (teaming with his wife, Peggy), events, and architectural and corporate subjects. But he may be best known for his action sports photography for ESPN X Games, SKI Magazine, NASTAR National Championships and Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. Check out his website: www.camaraphotography.com to see some of his amazing shots.

FEBRUARY 10, 2016 - GENERAL MEETING - BERGEN PARK FIRE STATION 7PM (6:30pm SOCIAL TIME)-PRESENTER: STAN HILL

Stan Hill will speak on "Zeros to Heroes"
Using technique, composition and simple editing to make your snapshots into winners.

Stan Hill will share many examples of taking an average shot and making it a winning shot. Using location planning, knowledge of animal behavior & environmental factors, along with capture techniques to "get the shot". Then using some basic editing to further improve the image to change the original Zero to a Hero.

JANUARY 13, 2016 - GENERAL MEETING - BERGEN PARK FIRE STATION 7PM (6:30pm SOCIAL TIME)-PRESENTER: BOB MAYNARD

A Photographer’s Guide to Colorado’s National Parks and Monuments

Join author and naturalist Cindy Maynard and professional photographer Bob Maynard to learn about their new book The Photographer's Guide to Colorado's National Parks and Monuments Bob and Cindy will share their extensive personal experience, entertaining anecdotes, and a selection of Bob's photographs during this 45 minute multi-media presentation.

CHRISTMAS PARTY, YEAR END CELEBRATION AND YEAR END CONTEST - DECEMBER 9, 2015 - STAGECOACH SPORTS GRILL 6:30 PM

Don't miss out on the Grand Christmas/End of Year Evergreen Camera Club celebration December 9, 2015 at 6:30 P.M. The dinner is open to all members and their spouses. This year's dinner and End of Year Contest will be held at:

Stagecoach Sports Grill

30790 Stagecoach Blvd Evergreen, CO 80439

(303) 674-4633

We will be ordering off the menu this year.

Contact Bill Vogel (bvogel13@earthlink.net) to make your reservations. We need to finalize our attendance count by Tuesday, December 1, so don't procrastinate.

OCTOBER 14, 2015 - GENERAL MEETING - BERGEN PARK FIRE STATION 7PM (6:30pm SOCIAL TIME)-PRESENTER: GENE TEWKSBURY

GENE TEWKSBURY will be speaking on travel photography. Gene says:
My presentation's focus is on the hows/whys of travel photography (Asia specific).
Topics like dealing with cultural issues, finding unique photos, using an editorial method, how to get natural/candid imagery from locals, working with local fixers, avoiding legal trouble, things like that.
Photography instruction would be focused on working with the environment to your advantage and if asked, questions from the audience about how a particular image was captured.

SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 - GENERAL MEETING - BERGEN PARK FIRE STATION 7PM (6:30pm SOCIAL TIME)-PRESENTER: ROB PALMER

Photography has always been a part of Rob's life. He began taking pictures with a Polaroid black and white camera when he was twelve, then quickly moved on to a 35 mm SLR. His first SLR was a Kowa. In high school he became the school's photographer and was able to use the school's Pentax cameras. The basics in photography have stuck with him.

AUGUST 12, 2015 - GENERAL MEETING - BERGEN PARK FIRE STATION 7PM (6:30pm SOCIAL TIME)-PRESENTER: CLUB MEMBERS

The program for the August meeting will be a presentation by club members who went on the Dan Ballard trip in June to photograph horses on a ranch in southern Colorado and also to the Sand Dunes.

JULY 8, 2015 - GENERAL MEETING - BERGEN PARK FIRE STATION 7PM (6:30pm SOCIAL TIME)-PRESENTER: ELI VEGA "RIGHT BRAIN PHOTOGRAPHY"

"RIGHT BRAIN PHOTOGRAPHY"
In his new book, RIGHT BRAIN PHOTOGRAPHY (Be an artist first), Eli emphasizes being an artist first. By that, he means thinking and seeing like an artist. As Eli says, "Don't see with your eyes; see with your imagination. By doing so, you can see something before you see it; make the common uncommon and the mundane insane." Being an artist first is about translating life, not duplicating life.

JUNE 10, 2015 - GENERAL MEETING - BERGEN PARK FIRE STATION 7PM (6:30pm SOCIAL TIME) - PRESENTER: PAT GAINES

Pat Gaines has been a resident of Fort Collins for 23 years and an avid photographer for 10 years. He has been the featured speaker at the Loveland Photographic Society, the Fort Collins Digital Camera Club, and the Colorado Mountain Club, where he presented techniques in night photography and astrophotography.

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