Mid-Michigan Photography Club July 2022 Updates

August 2022 MMPC Meeting

An in-person meeting of the Mid-Michigan Photography Club is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday August 3, 2022. This will be a shooting meeting on the Michigan State University campus. We will meet in front of Sparty. There is parking near the IM building across the street. The Circle Drive and Beal Gardens areas are good for shooting. We will take advantage of the summer lull in traffic at MSU.

Save The Dates – Upcoming MMPC Meetings

The Mid-Michigan Photography Club planned meeting dates include:

  • Wednesday August 3, 2022 – Shooting event at Michigan State University
  • Wednesday September 7, 2022 – MMPC meeting
  • Wednesday October 5, 2022 – MMPC Election of Officers and Program

The web site calendar at http://mmphotoclub.com/calendar/ has been updated to show dates through January 2023.

Big Cookie

Congratulations to the winner of the March Big Cookie: Glenn Dunn for people’s choice and Andy McDavid for judges’ choice. The judges were Tammy VanderMolen, and Paul Bielawski. The theme for next big cookie is “FUNGI.” Members are encouraged to bring a digital image for the Big Cookie competition at the September meeting.

MMPC Board Election

The MMPC Board meets regularly. The Board meeting schedule is posted on the calendar at http://mmphotoclub.com/calendar. Board elections are scheduled for October 2022. We welcome any MMPC members who are interested in serving on the Board. An election will be held before the October 2022 meeting for the positions of President, Vice-President, and MMPC Board Member at-large. Lenny Robinson has agreed to be nominated as President, and John Stine has agreed to be nominated as member at-large. Please contact any MMPC Board member if you are interested in being nominated or if you wish to make an additional nomination. All MMPC members are welcome at all MMPC Board meetings.  Send an email to mmpclansing@gmail.com or bielawp@gmail.com with a nomination or suggestion.

MMPC Monthly Photo Challenge

Thanks to all who have contributed to the MMPC Photo Challenge. The July theme is WATER. It is great to see the submissions on the Facebook page. A gallery of the photos from prior months is on the MMPC web site at http://mmphotoclub.com/monthly-challenge/. If you do not use the Facebook group, send your entry by email to mmpclansing@gmail.com so that we can post it to the Facebook page. Discussion of the photos, beyond simply liking the picture, is encouraged. The current and upcoming monthly themes for the photo challenge are:

  • July 2022 – Water
  • August 2022 – Camera Movement – Second (Rear) Curtain Flash Sync Encouraged