Membership meetings are currently held the third Saturday of each month and usually at the College of Southern Maryland Campus in Prince Frederick. Feel free to drop in on a meeting - membership is not required to join us at a meeting.
In a typical meeting we may discuss club business, have a featured presentation and share photos. Generally there are one or two featured presentations each meeting. Presentations vary in topic and sometimes include guest speakers. Some past presentations have included:
Through membership surveys we have identified many future topics as well. Some of the things on our short list for future meetings include:
Additionally your ideas and suggestions are always welcome - so please come join us!
TOPIC: Jeff Smallwood (September 15, 2018) - ***WEATHER INFO***As of right now, the club meeting is still scheduled for this coming Saturday but I will continue to monitor the news about Hurricane Florence. If the meeting is canceled, I’ll let you know ASAP. MEETING 10:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, September 15, 2018 ***PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION*** College of Southern Maryland (Prince Frederick Campus), Meeting Room 236 115 Prince William Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Saturday Meeting: Steve Richardson (August 18, 2018) - ***PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION***Calvert County Library (Prince Frederick Branch), Meeting Room 2 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 TOPIC: Steve Richardson This month we welcome Steve Richardson. Steve is a new member of the CalvART Gallery. Steve currently lives in West River but only shows his work at the CalvART Gallery. Steve will share his photography experiences with film and digital photography.
July Photo Trip - Chincoteague/Assateague (July 07, 2018) - We hope you can join us on Saturday, July 7th for our July photo trip to Chincoteague and Assateague. We plan to meet at the Herbert H. Bateman Educational and Administrative Center at 1:00 pm to get our bearings and plan out the rest of the day. There is a Lighthouse we can visit and may even get a magnificent sunset.At Herbert H. Bateman Educational and Administrative Center there are a variety of exhibits, displays, brochures and wildlife-oriented programs. Refuge staff and volunteers are available to answer questions and help plan activities.
David Blecman, Photo Composition (June 16, 2018) - ***PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION***Calvert County Library (Fairview Branch), Large Room 8120 Southern Maryland Blvd, Owings, MD 20736 TOPIC: David Blecman, Photo Composition We are excited to welcome back David Blecman of Positive Negatives to speak to our club. At this VERY informative meeting, David will explain to you in detail how he created the images you are about to see. You will hear his thought process on the location he picked, on the composition he chose, on the post-processing, on the post-processing techniques he used, and much much more. THIS IS THE MEETING FOR YOU if you want to learn more about determining location, positioning, perspectives, etc. THIS IS THE MEETING FOR YOU if you want to learn more about post-processing a raw image with several tools available to you, such as Lightroom, Photoshop, Nik, Topaz, and more. THIS IS THE MEETING FOR YOU if you want to get better!
TOPIC: Nick Lascone, Macro Photography Using Focus Stacking (May 19, 2018) - Club member Nick Lascone will be speaking about macro photography using focus stacking along with providing a demo. He’ll also talk about the equipment used.
Saturday Meeting: Speaker Irene Sacilotto “A Passion for Wildlife Photography” (April 21, 2018) - "A Passion for Wildlife Photography: the Stories Behind the Images", a delightfully illustrated presentation by renowned wildlife photographer Irene Hinke-Sacilotto. The public is invited to this free event, sponsored by the Calvert Photography Club. It will take place at the Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary auditorium, 2880 Grays Rd, Prince Frederick, MD 20678, (410) 535-5327 about 5 miles south of Prince Frederick, just off Sixes Rd (MD 506).
4th Wednesday Meeting (March 28, 2018) - Fairview Library (Small Room), Owings, MD
Saturday Meeting - TOPIC: Danny Douglas, Portrait Photography (March 17, 2018) - MEETING 10:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, March 17, 2018 College of Southern Maryland, Building A Room 236 115 Prince William Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
4th WEDNESDAY MEETING (February 28, 2018) - 4th WEDNESDAY MEETING - Wednesday, February 28th, Northeast Community Center, Chesapeake Beach, MD 7 PM to 9 PM
Forensic Photography with Matt Simontom (February 17, 2018) - MEETING10:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, February 17, 2018 College of Southern Maryland, Building A Room 236 115 Prince William Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 TOPIC: Matthew Simontom, Forensic Photography New club member, Matthew Simontom will be talking about his experience with forensic photography. PHOTO THEME: “Abstract” Photos will be shared as we vote for February's top 3 images. - Please see the below guidelines and send your entries via email to me on or before 6 PM on Wednesday, February 14th.
January Wednesday Meeting - Club Update / What’s Happening in 2018? (January 24, 2018) - Our Wednesday meeting is a follow-up to the September 2017 meeting. In that meeting club members discussed ways to improve the club and attract more members. Our Wednesday meeting will provide an update on the club. The meeting is open to all club members and visitors.
See calendar for event details