September 21, 2015 Meeting Minutes

Contributed by Secretary Laura Schuster

Fall into Art Exhibit at the Library has 21 submissions. Reception is 02 October 5pm, with folks asked to provide wine and appetizers when they drop off their art work (Friday to Sunday, Sep 25 to Sep 27).

Treasure: Patches came in wrong color. Sending new patch and will be shared when arrives using the new logo with adjustments for the color scheme.

Planning committee: Meeting at the Oky-Doky on Locust street Sept 28. Did not get a time sorry. anyone can come.

Pamela Brandt is featuring a write up about the DCC in the Julien’s Journal, with interviews from some members and photos from those on exhibit.

Meeting on Oct 5: Mark Hirsch will be the speaker.

Club will put $50 towards Christmas Party that is scheduled for December 7, 2015. Members will be asked for items to bring, so be thinking about your options.

October 11th: Exhibit ends at DMA. At the October 19th club meeting plan to pickup prints that were on display at DMA.

Upcoming Schedule
October 19, 2015 – Guest Speaker Mark Hirsch – image licensing and self worth
November 2, 2015 – returns/submissions – no Nature submissions this month
November 16, 2015 – Judging Nature Category
December 7, 2015 – returns only no submissions–Christmas Party Potluck
December 21, 2015 – no meeting. Happy Holidays
January 4, 2016 – returns/submissions- double Nature submissions
January 18, 2016 Work night/guest speaker TBD
February 1, 2016 – returns/submissions
February 15, 2016 – work night/guest speakerTBD
March 7, 2016 – returns/submissions – no Travel submissions
March 14, 2016 – Judging Travel
April 4, 2016 – returns/submissions, no Pictorial submissions, double travel submissions
April 18, 2016 – Judging Pictorial
May 2, 2016 – returns/submissions, double pictorial submissions
May 16, 2016 work night/ guest speaker TBD
June 6, 2016 – Club picnic, election of officers

October 5, 2015 Meeting Minutes

Ron Tigges made award presentations from the N4C Annual competitions.

Kevin McTague,  Honorable Mention. Gary Fagan, 2nd place. Nate Roling,  3rd place. Gerald Marella, 3rd place.  Ron Tigges, 2nd place.

39 members have paid dues for this year. If you have not paid, please remit.

Club voted in to pay $200 a year for the use of the meeting room at E. B. Lyons (typically fee is $100 per use, but discounted for entire year).

Upcoming speaker on October 19 (NOTE CORRECTED DATE) will be Mark Hirsch on the value of your photography.

Future Judging — The Dubuque Camera Club will judge the Nature category on November 16, so November submissions will not include  Nature.

Christmas party is December 7th. Laura Schuster, Cindy Simon, and Lori Burrows are on the planning committee.

DCC Patches are still being worked.

DCC Planning committee met and reported several ideas being pursued for speakers.

Several opportunities for contests were mentioned.
Here is the information page for Silos and Smokestacks  http://www.silosandsmokestacks.org/get-involved/photo-contest/rulesguidelines/

Here is the thread if people are interested in working the Dock Dogs. http://dockdogs.com/media/affiliate-photographers/

UPCOMING EVENTS

October 19, 2015, Mark Hirsch on self-worth of your photography

November 2, 2015 – returns/submissions – no Nature submissions this month
November 16, 2015 – Judging Nature Category
December 7, 2015 – returns only no submissions–Christmas Party Potluck
December 21, 2015– no meeting. Happy Holidays
January 4, 2016 – returns/submissions- double Nature submissions
January 18, 2016 Work night/guest speaker TBD
February 1, 2016 – returns/submissions
February 15, 2016 – work night/guest speaker TBD
March 7, 2016 – returns/submissions – no Travel submissions
March 14, 2016 – Judging Travel
April 4, 2016 – returns/submissions, no Pictorial submissions, double travel submissions
April 18, 2016 – Judging Pictorial
May 2, 2016 – returns/submissions, double pictorial submissions
May 16, 2016 work night/ guest speaker TBD
June 6, 2016 – Club picnic, election of officers