Activity Summaries

La Crosse Area Camera Club
November 14, 2017

Pre-program: Camera Q&A: only one question was brought forward – how to find the histogram on a Nikon DSLR. John Zoerb assisted the member with the answer to their question.

La Crosse Area Camera Club
October 24, 2017

Pre-program: We viewed 2 sessions of the National Geographic ‘The Great Courses – Fundamentals of Photography’ library that the club purchased.

Business meeting:
•At our next meeting, November 14th, the pre-program will be ‘Camera Q&A’. Bring your camera – bring your questions.
•John Zoerb gave the treasurers report – our account balance is $4229.61.
•There were no reports from membership, N4C, volunteer opportunities or field trips.

The April 23rd meeting was a field trip/shoot at La Crosse Floral.
It was hosted by John Zoerb.

Meeting Summary
The pre meeting program was given by John Zoerb. John gave some tips about photographing flowers.

The next meeting will be held at the La Crosse Floral greenhouse. It will be a shooting workshop.

John Zoerb presented the educational program. He gave a talk about black and white photography and illustrated it with some prints. He mentioned that the black and white category also includes pictures that are toned.

About 35 members attended the meeting.

Peder said that that the last meeting, on May 28th, would be a field trip to Norskedalen. He noted that thee would be an admission fee.

Peder announced that the year end banquet would be at the Days Inn in June.

Elections will be held in April.

Meeting Summary General Meeting February 26th

Pre Meeting: John Zoerb presented a program on Landscape Photography.
He gave many tips about landscapes and prhotography in general.

Meeting: John reported that we have $4,692.86 in the treasury.

Group was reminded about the polar plunge. A representative from Special Olympics handed out badges and parking passes.

Jerry Bonsack mentioned that PSA for our region would meet in Cresten, Iowa in October..
Springbrook will be in April, also in Iowa.

March 12th Meeting

35 members attended

Pre Meeting:
The pre meeting program was given by Mike Early. Mike ran a slide show of his work and gave many tips about nature photography,

Peder asked the group if there were any preferences for the year end dinner.
It was decided that we would have better options with a Sunday because of weddings.
Peder said that he would check on some options.

The meeting was an evaluation of the March Competition

For the pre-program, Mike had a slideshow / talk on photographing animals.

We had a short business meeting:

A representative of the Special Olympics came in to pass out packets to those photographing the Polar Plunge this weekend.

John gave the treasurers report.

Shirley asked if anyone was judging in the TC contemporary competition and wanted to carpool.

Kristi welcomed the new members.

Jerry talked about the upcoming Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. He then told us about the N4C fall convention featuring a Canon Explorer of Light in October and Springbrook, which is the last weekend in April. Also, Spring Break is the first weekend in April.

Pre Meeting
Doyle & Shirley Gates presented a program of taking pictures of people and animals. They gave many tips about taking pictures at events and situations where the photographer does not have control of the envirnment. They discussed the difference between snapshots and competitive photographs. They also discussed the difference between formal portraits and human interest pictures of people. They also gave adice about photographing domesticated animals. There was a slide show of examples.


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