Meeting Notes

Notes from Dubuque Camera Club meeting on February 16th, 2015.

During the meeting we judged photos from the Digital Creative category for N4C competition. Winners will be posted on the N4C site when they are released.

Discussion was held regarding the future direction of the club. DeWayne Beecher called for input from members as to what they are looking to get out of the club.

On April 24th, the Linn Area Photo Club will be hosting Canon Explorer of Light Photographer Eddie Tapp.

The N4C Springbrook mini-convention will be held April 24-26th Springbrook State Park near Guthrie Center, IA. See the N4C site for more info.

Meeting Notes – February 2, 2015

Notes from Dubuque Camera Club meeting on February 2nd, 2015.

7 of us in attendance. Informal discussion was held regarding eagle sightings in the area. There are minimal sightings.

Jennifer mentioned Eagle Tours by the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation, held February 7 through March 14, Saturdays at 9:00 am:

One of the most spectacular things in nature is seeing an eagle soar over your head or come down to pick a fish out of the water. You have the opportunity to see just that and more during the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation’s annual Eagle Tours held every Saturday from February 7th to March 14th at the Lost Mound Unit of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, just north of Savanna, IL. Tours begin at 9am and reservations are required by calling JDCF at 815.858.9100

February 16th Meeting: Judging

We need club members next meeting for judging creative category. This is a great time to sit in for at least part if you have not participated in judging yet to get the feel of how it is done.

Looking Forward

March 2nd Meeting: Special guest speaker, Mark Dierker, Photo Acquisition manager for McGraw hill. Mark will discuss how publishers get and use photos in books. Mark is an award winning photographer with exhibitions all over the US.

Canon Explorers of Light Seminar featuring Eddie Tapp: April 25th. Free admission, sign up early, boxed lunch optional $10.

N4C Iowa Spring Convention is in Springbrook, IA on April 25th.