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Competition Dates 

At CRPC At CACCA Tuesdays Saturdays January 23, 2018 February 27, 2018 February 10, 2018 March 27, 2018 March 10, 2018 April 24, 2018 April 14, 2018 May 12, 2018
Calumet Region Photo Club


CRPC will hold competitions on every 4th Tuesday of the month at the same  location as the meetings.  Categories for the competition are as follows: Large Color A & B Divisions (A=Experienced, B=Novice) Small Color A & B Divisions Small and Large Monochrome (Black & White) A & B Divisions DPI (Digital Print Image) One Division only (No A or B Divisions) - send your  4 DPI images to Carmina Pena:  Rules for Competition Revised CRPC Competition Rules 2016-2017         Competition Meetings
February Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Mylinda Cane will present “The Softer Side: Techniques for Using Focus in your Photography”. Join us for a Journey into the "Softer Side" of photography. In this presentation, Mylinda Cane explores possibilities outside of the usual conventions, challenging the notion of "what's in focus." She shares creative approaches you can apply in your own photographic journey, using post-processing and in-camera techniques, including selective focus, lensbaby, long exposure and multiple exposure. Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Mentoring meeting at 7PM in the small classroom.  Please bring 4 images of either the February Challenge Rust & Corrosion or photos of ice and snow on a flash drive for us to discuss and provide feedback about. March Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Jim Rettker will speak about photographing Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and in Minnesota along Lake Superior. Here are some images you will see at the meeting. Lake in Upper Peninsula of Michigan by Jim Rettker   Split Rock Lighthouse, Lake Superior by Jim Rettker Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Mentoring meeting at 7PM in the small classroom.  Please bring 4 images on a flash drive that you have shot lately for us to discuss and provide feedback about.
March Saturday, March 24, 2018 9th Annual - Calumet Region Photography Clinic This year the Clinic will be held on March 24, 2018, and is  sponsored by On1, Inc. who will provide substantial prizes for our  raffle. The first Grand Prize is a one-year subscription to On1 Plus  and a copy of On1 Photo Raw 2018 software. This is our ninth annual  Clinic, and we are excited that our presenter for the day will be  Blake Rudis, a landscape photographer who is extremely passionate  about post processing images in Photoshop and in mentoring others.  Blake is a world-renowned photography educator from  Kansas City, MO. He is an On1 software guru who is featured in  Creative Live. Moreover, his Photoshop YouTube channel ranks in  the top 100 nationally.  Blake’s morning presentation will include a discussion of composition  and color theory. His afternoon presentation will include a discussion  of postproduction workflow, and he will offer constructive critiques of  club members’ images. There will be a question-and-answer session if  time permits.  For more information about the clinic and to register, please click here.  April Sunday, April 29, 2018 Food Photography Field Trip On Sunday, April 29, CRPC will be going to Mrs. Dornberg’s Culinary  Experience for a culinary excursion to learn how to light and photograph  food. Space is limited to 12 members.   Cheryl Dornberg will teach you about food presentation and Dave Dornberg  will teach you how to light and make your images mouth watering.  More  information will be sent out in the near future, so stay tuned!  New Facebook Page for Calumet Region Photo Club   Amy Metrich, our Vice President, has created a beautiful new  Facebook page, so that we can reach even more people!   Here is the link: Clinic images you are likely to see by Blake Rudis