Activities

Meetings

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.

What is a typical meeting like?

Meeting activitiesIn 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:

  • Panning
  • Understanding Exposure
  • Calibration
  • Aperture (Software)
  • RAW or JPG
  • Light Modifiers
  • Panoramic photography
  • Cleaning a DSLR Sensor

Additionally your ideas and suggestions are always welcome - so please come join us!

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) - MEETING

10:00am - 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.

January Photo Assignment: Selfie (January 20, 2018) - The January photo assignment is "Selfie". The goal of the assignment is to go out and take pictures with your interpretation of "Selfie". Be creative!

January Meeting: Swirls, Twirls, Actions, and Orbs; Creating Abstract Art (Hands-on) (January 20, 2018) - Club member, Sue Cassidy, will demonstrate how to create abstract art using Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. This will be a hands on meeting. Members/visitors are encouraged to bring their laptop with Photoshop and/or Photoshop Elements installed.

January Photo Trip: Who, What, When, Where? (January 06, 2018) - Join us on for our annual “Who, What, When, and Where” event. The goal of this event is to learn from fellow club members. Several of our members will be presenting various photography related topics. Please be sure to bring your camera. There will be some hands-on activities. Feel free to bring a guest or someone who maybe interested in joining the club. If you are interested in our club please feel free to attend. Members will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Saturday, December 16th - TOPIC: Hands-on: Setting up a Lightroom Catalog (December 16, 2017) - Our December Saturday meeting will be on December 16th in room 204. The club will be having a hands on meeting with setting up a Lightroom Catalog. If you have never setup a catalog or you need help with organizing it, Club President Karl Barth along with other members of the photography club will be on hand to help you. If you are planning to attend, please bring a laptop with Lightroom installed.

Saturday, November 18th - TOPIC:  Mobile Phone Photography – Tammi Gorsak (November 18, 2017) - College of Southern Maryland, Building A Room 204 115 Prince William Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678

*There are 2 buildings on this campus. There are letters (A and B) on the top corners of each building to identify them. Building A is the building you see as you enter the parking lot near the circle (round-a-bout).

PHOTO TRIP - Wintethur Museum, Garden, and Library in Winterthur, DE (November 04, 2017) - Join us on Saturday November 4th, 2017 for our trip to Winterthur, DE With nearly 1,000 acres and 10 miles of roads, Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library located in Winterthur, Delaware offers landscape and architect photographers a wonderful opportunity this Fall. The property also boasts and "Enchanted Woods" which is a 3-acre plot magical landscape for children of all ages! The house at Winterthur contains 175 rooms where Henry du Pont entertained family and friends, and the ever changing Gallery is full of selections from Winterthur curators full of furniture, ceramics, glass, metals, textiles, paintings and prints.

See calendar for event details