January Photo Club Meeting

The Pagosa Springs Photography Club will hold its initial 2016 monthly meeting Wednesday evening, January 13, 2016 at the Pagosa Lodge (formerly Quality Resort, 3505 E. Hwy 160). Join us for socializing at 6:00 PM, followed by the program and short business meeting at 6:30 PM. The Photography Club normally meets the second Wednesday of each month year around at 6:00 PM at the Lodge.

The January program will be devoted to an appreciation of member’s work. Members are encouraged to bring 15-20 photographs of recent photo opportunities on a flash drive or CD, for review and discussion at the meeting.

September Meeting: Exploring Great Britain

The Pagosa Springs Photography Club will hold its regular monthly meeting Wednesday evening, September 9, 2015 at the Pagosa Lodge (formerly Quality Resort, 3505 E. Hwy 160). Join us for socializing at 6:00 PM, followed by the program and short business meeting at 6:30 PM.

The September Photo Club meeting will be presented by club member John Farley. John resides in Pagosa Springs and Santa Fe, N.M. His work has appeared at the Santa Fe Artist Market, the PhotoArts Santa Fe Photographer’s Market, the People’s Choice Art Show in Farmington, the Annual New Mexico Photographic Arts (ANMPAS) show, and the IMAGE New Mexico photography exhibit in Albuquerque. John’s presentation is entitled “Exploring Great Britain: From Devon to the Scottish Highlands.” Emphasis will be on landscape photography in the Dartmoor National Park in Devon, England and in the Highlands, as well as churches and cathedrals visited during his trip. Time permitting he will also show some of his best weather photos from 2015.

Members are also encouraged to bring 10 – 15 photographs on a flash drive or CD, for review and discussion following the program, as time permits.

Photography enthusiasts at all levels of ability are invited to attend Club meetings at no charge for the first meeting. If interested, you are invited to join for annual dues of $25 for individuals, $35 for a family membership, and $10 for a student membership.

August Photo Club Meeting

The Pagosa Springs Photography Club will hold its regular monthly meeting Wednesday evening, August 12, 2015 at the Pagosa Lodge (formerly Quality Resort, 3505 E. Hwy 160). Join us for socializing at 6:00 PM (drinks and appetizers are available for purchase), followed by the program and short business meeting at 6:30 PM. The Photography Club will continue to meet the second Wednesday of each month year around at 6:00 PM at the Pagosa Lodge.

The August Photo Club meeting will be presented by club member, Bill Woggon. He is the son of internationally famous comic book cartoonist Bill Woggon, creator of “Katy Keene”. Bill junior worked for his father and was an art major in college. It was in the early sixties that he purchased his first camera, a 35mm Pentax MX, and photography became his pen and brush and the focus of his art. His presentation is entitled “…shooting great pictures without being intimidated by the technical aspects of your camera”.

Members are also encouraged to bring 10 – 15 photographs on a flash drive or CD, for review and discussion following the program, as time permits.

Photography enthusiasts at all levels of ability are invited to attend Club meetings at no charge for the first meeting. If interested, you are invited to join for annual dues of $25 for individuals, $35 for a family membership, and $10 for a student membership.

July Photo Club Topic: Metal Prints

The Pagosa Springs Photography Club will hold its regular monthly meeting Wednesday evening, July 8, 2015 at the Quality Resort. Join us for socializing at 6:00 PM (drinks and appetizers are available for purchase), followed by the program and short business meeting at 6:30 PM. The Photography Club will continue to meet the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM at the Quality Resort.

The July meeting will be presented by club member Joseph T. Sinclair. Joe will be speaking about metal prints, which he first saw at a photo exhibit in Napa, California. The metal prints seemed to make the colors and images really pop. Since then Joe has experimented with a dozen metal prints of his own, visited the photo service where metal prints were invented in California, and has made two non-experimental fine art metal prints that have turned out very well and are hanging in his home. He expects to do all his prints on metal in the future. Members are encouraged to bring 10-15 photographs of recent photo opportunities on a flash drive or CD, for review and discussion, time permitting.

Photography enthusiasts at all levels of ability are invited to attend Club meetings at no charge for the first meeting. If interested, you are invited to join for annual dues of $25 for individuals, $35 for a family membership, and $10 for a student membership.

“Chasing Rainbows in Patagonia”, June 10

Chaltén (Fitz Roy) and Poincenot, in black and white.
Chaltén (Fitz Roy) and Poincenot, two of the spectacular peaks in Argentinian Patagonia. ©Andy Butler

The Pagosa Springs Photography Club will hold its regular monthly meeting Wednesday evening, June 10, 2015 at the Quality Resort. Join us for socializing at 6:00 PM (drinks and appetizers are available for purchase), followed by the program and short business meeting at 6:30 PM.

The June meeting will be presented by club member Andy Butler. The presentation is titled “Chasing Rainbows in Patagonia” and will be based on a recent hiking trip in southern Chile and Argentina. Photographs from Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park and Argentina’s Los Glaciares National Park will be featured. Recommendations on camera equipment and photographic approach while traveling will be discussed as well. Members are encouraged to bring 10-15 photographs of recent photo opportunities on a flash drive or CD, for review and discussion, time permitting.

For more information concerning the meeting, contact Jean Moats (970) 507-1017, Steve Merchant 264-1226 or TJ Reynolds 731-9581.

May Club Meeting

The Pagosa Springs Photography Club will hold its regular monthly meeting Wednesday evening, May 13, 2015 at the Quality Resort. Join us for socializing at 6:00 PM (drinks and appetizers are available for purchase), followed by the program and short business meeting at 6:30 PM. The business meeting will include election of club officers for the 2015-2016 club year. The Photography Club will continue to meet the second Wednesday of each month year around at 6:00 PM at the Quality Resort.

The May program will be devoted to an appreciation of member’s work. Members are encouraged to bring 15-20 photographs of recent photo opportunities on a flash drive or CD, for review and discussion. In addition, members may identify up to three of their photographs to be voted on at the end of the program. Best-of-the-program will be selected by attendees as well as two runners-up. Balloting will be anonymous.

Photography enthusiasts at all levels of ability are invited to attend Club meetings at no charge for the first meeting. If interested, you are invited to join for annual dues of $25 for individuals, $35 for a family membership, and $10 for a student membership.

Membership dues will be payable at this meeting for the 2015-2016 club year.

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