AUGUST 2019 CONTEST

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The Theme for August 2019 is “Wildflowers”

The Rotating Theme will be “Landscapes” …plus the Fun category

Remember to submit your photos for the ECC monthly competition by the Monday before the general meeting at 6 p.m. Sharp (hard deadline). By entering the contest, you agree to allow ECC to use your photo in promoting the club.

Images will be projected on the Fire Department’s Sony projector at 1920 wide by 1200 pixels tall – whatever size you submit will be adjusted to fit on that screen.

Check contest guidelines for further details on submissions.

Urban Wildlife Photo Invitation

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Evergreen Camera Club has been contacted by Bob Dean, President of the Colorado Urban Wildlife Photo Club asking for help from photo clubs across Colorado:


The UWPC has undertaken a project to inform and educate folks about urban wildlife. We think it’s going to be a lot of fun and will provide folks with an opportunity to display their images and creative writing at http://oururbanwildlife.org/.

  • We need images (the internet is, above all, a visual medium)
  • We need blog posts – The general topics are listed on the website. Feel free to interpret those topics in any way you choose
  • We’d like longer form articles
  • In order to bring viewers back to the site, it must continually provide fresh content
  • Look at the site as an opportunity to promote your own work – photographic and written

Click Here to download a pdf with more info.

If there are questions, please get back to me.
Thanks and regards,
Bob Dean
President
Colorado Urban Wildlife Photo Club
PO Box 270501
Louisville, CO 80027-0501
Website: http://www.couwpc.com
Email: uwpc@comcast.net

July 10th 2019 General Meeting:
Member’s Show & Tell

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This is the month to let members shine! Short presentations by 4-6 members will cover a gamut of topics and showcase local talent. This promises to be an interesting and informative meeting!

Doors open at 6:30 pm for social time. Presentations begin at 7:00 pm. Members, guests, and students welcome!

There is NO pre-meeting dinner this month.

The Nature of Photography with Jeff Johnson

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The Nature of Photography with Jeff Johnson

July 23rd, 25th, 30th and August 1st – 6 pm – 9 pm
The Nature of Photography Series
Instructor – Jeff Johnson (Colorado Master Photographer)

Join Colorado Master photographer Jeff Johnson for a series of four classes that will cover so many questions and issues that most beginning photographers face in their quest to be a better photographer. Take 1, 2, 3 or all 4 classes and learn more than you thought you could. Each class is $49. Take all four and save, ONLY $175!

July 23rd 6 pm – 9 pm
The Nature of Photography I
Learn Your Camera & Best Shooting Practices

July 25th 6 pm – 9 pm
The Nature of Photography II
Composition & Seeing the Light

July 30th 6 pm – 9 pm
The Nature of Photography III
Making the Best of Situations

August 1st 6 pm – 9 pm
The Nature of Photography IV
Simple Post Processing

Go Here to read details and sign up for classes: https://squareup.com/store/roxborough-arts-gallery/

JULY 2019 CONTEST

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The Theme for July 2019 was “Water”

The Rotating Theme was “Open” …plus the Fun category

Judging was by Ellen Nelson.

Contest results were as follows:
(note all images are copyrighted by their creators – please contact us if you want to use these for any purpose)
Click on any image for a larger slide show

Winner: Water Category,
Advanced
Brian Donoavn

Runner Up: Water Category,
Advanced
Joe Kechter

Winner: Water Category,
Beginner/Intermediate
Ann Kechter

Runner Up: Water Category,
Beginner/Intermediate
Ann Kechter

Winner: Rotating Category (Creative),
Brian Donovan

The 19th Annual
Indian Market & Powwow

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2019 Indian Market & Powwow
Artists shown above: Sculpture Left – David Farnham; Ring Right – Nelson Begay

A Celebration of American Indian Art, Culture, and Dance

Join ECC Photographers Shooting this Event

Award-winning American Indian artists will sell and demonstrate authentic artwork in a juried show alongside a two-day Powwow honoring American Indians, American Indian veterans, and all other veterans. Entertainment includes performances, music, and hands-on activities, as well as HawkQuest presenting live hawk and eagle demonstrations. Delicious cuisine from Tocabe and the Fort Restaurant will be available for purchase both days.

Printable 2019 Indian Market Event Flyer PDF >

Saturday and Sunday,
June 1 & 2, 2019
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days
Open to the Public!
Admission: $10
Children 12 and Under: Free
Parking is Free

 

The Western Pack Burro Association is looking for
Photographers

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The Western Pack Burro Association is looking for <br>Photographers

The Western Pack Burro Association is looking for Photographers to help photograph their summer races. The races are held in historic mining towns throughout Colorado in honor of the old miners that would race their burros over the mountain passes during the gold and silver rush days. All experience levels are welcome to participate. It is a great opportunity to develop skills. The races take place in very scenic areas and provide plenty of opportunities to practice artistic skills. The burros provide some really fun photo opportunities as well, as they tend to have a mind of their own. In past years some of the photographers photos have even been published in magazines. Here are links to sign up for each race. Sign up for as few or as many as you wish. If the sign up for a race is full contact Barbara Gertz at cbgertz@gmail.com and she can get you registered. Also a few of the races require some travel, if you are interested but would like to carpool to the race also contact Barbara and she can help to connect you to other members that are attending.

Here are the links to all the races. Feel free to contact Barbara with any questions you may have.

Georgetown: Saturday, May 25, 2019: https://tinyurl.com/yyzdeawh
Idaho Springs: Sunday, May 26, 2019: https://tinyurl.com/yyzcz53g
Creede: Saturday, June 8, 2019: https://tinyurl.com/y3s5yxu6
Fairplay: Sunday, July 28, 2019: https://tinyurl.com/y4yx3qpe
Leadville: Sunday, August 4, 2019: https://tinyurl.com/yxs2l2rp
Buena Vista: Sunday, August 11, 2019: https://tinyurl.com/y38xewfy
Victor: Saturday, September 7, 2019: https://tinyurl.com/y2gngczz
Frederick: Saturday, September 21, 2019: https://tinyurl.com/y67y8asd

Learn more about Colorado’s Summer Heritage Sport at http://www.packburroracing.com
Barbara Gertz
Email: cbgertz@gmail.com
Cell: (720) 448-4934

June 12th 2019 General Meeting:
KENNETH WAJDA —
Urban Documentation (Street Photography)

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Wednesday, June 12 at 7:00 pm (6:30 social time)
Evergreen Fire and Rescue
1802 Bergen Parkway, Evergreen, CO

Pre-meeting Dinner 5:30 pm at
Beau Thai
1262 Bergen Parkway

Street photography is a unique genre in photography. “There’s something satisfying about going out with no photograph in mind, and just seeking the stories of the street, to make these images,” professional photographer Kenneth Wajda explained. Kenneth with cover the history of street photography and suggest techniques to document on the street, ways to overcome fear of photographing strangers, and how to build a body of work as a documentary photographer. Join Kenneth Wajda at Evergreen Camera Club’s meeting on June 12 at 7:00 pm (come early to socialize or see Meetup for dinner details) at the Evergreen Fire & Rescue Building, 1802 Bergen Parkway, Evergreen. Visitors, guests and students are encouraged to attend.

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